Rick Halpern has been in the construction industry for 30 years. His career started in the late 1980’s as a laborer who worked his way up through the ranks becoming an operator then moving into supervisory roles. He initially spent 5-years completing an education in architecture which helped him relate to drawings and the mathematical concept of civil construction. His project experience spans civil earth works, housing developments, pit developments, water intake plants, pipelines, major road building and paving as well as multiple logging projects. Some pivotal opportunities include mentoring the evolution of aboriginal companies from hourly work to prime contractor roles. The past seven years have been focused on senior management, particularly in project management, execution and service delivery roles. His specialty is onboarding and the development of new clients, ensuring tenders are complete as well as reporting templates and all deliverables are met from inception to completion. Project responsibility has ranged from the hundred thousands to 300 million dollars.