Rick, a vice president with Plante Moran Cresa, is a project manager with more than 26 years of experience in the design and construction field. He is a well-rounded professional who’s been involved with a broad range of project types in the commercial, retail, industrial, K-12, higher education, residential, and hospitality industries.
Over the course of his career, Rick has worked as a designer, project architect, draftsman, field representative, project manager, department manager, and owner’s representative. Because of his diverse experience, Rick has developed the ability to view projects from various perspectives, making him a more effective problem-solver, team member, and team leader. Rick takes great pride in utilizing his experience as the owner’s advocate to ensure projects are completed on time, on budget, and to a quality that exceeds the owner’s expectations.
Rick has played a key role on numerous projects throughout his career, including MotorCity Casino, Detroit Institute of Arts’ facility condition assessment, Toyota Technical Center campus expansion study, GM Lab 1 consolidation and expansion, Eastern Michigan University Strong Hall addition and renovation, and Central Michigan’s Center for Integrated Health Studies addition and renovation are a few notable projects.
Rick received his Master of Architecture degree, with distinction, from Lawrence Technological University. He is a registered architect and a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA).