Rick has more than 19 years of experience in the architectural and construction industries and has been instrumental within Mortenson in driving innovation of VDC processes. Rick joined Mortenson’s Denver office in 2005 as an integrated construction manager and led the development of new processes for virtual design and construction. In 2011, Rick relocated to Minneapolis and now works in the company’s headquarters office as the director of integrated construction. In his new role, Rick manages the overall Integrated Delivery Advancement Team (IDAT), made up of more than 60 team members, providing company-wide leadership in VDC systems, tools, and processes. Rick collaborates with each operating group and business service groups to create, document, and share best practices and serves as a technical resource to the integrated construction teams, fostering integration of VDC processes into our everyday business operations. Rick also assists the teams in investigating emerging technologies to support the evolution and growth of reality capture.