Executive Vice President, Kraus-Anderson Construction
Rich leads Kraus-Anderson’s Minnesota offices in Minneapolis, Bemidji, Duluth and Rochester; and regional offices in Madison, Wisconsin and Bismarck, North Dakota. He joined Kraus-Anderson as a project manager in 1992 and has managed major construction including schools, healthcare, retail, hospitality, recreational, industrial and residential projects. He is a skilled consensus builder, guiding forward momentum among school boards and diverse stakeholders; and works seamlessly with all levels of government, keeping approvals, codes and adjustments running smoothly.
Rich is currently a member of the National Builders Alliance, Allied Executives and serves as co-chair of the legislative committee of Associated General Contractors of MN. He has served on the Woodbury Public Safety Board, Minnesota Construction Association, and Stout Industry Advisory Board. He is a past member of the International Council of Educational Facility Planners, International Council of Shopping Centers, and Center for Educational Performance and Information (CEPI), a nationally active organization of educational professionals. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from University of Wisconsin-Stout.