Rick Wilczak

BSCE, Civil Engineering; Master’s Degree Courses in Structural Engineering and Business, Bradley University (Peoria, Illinois)

Rick Wilczak

Senior VP & Project Executive

Rick Wilczak has 40+ years of international design and construction management leadership experience and has worked for Garfield’s companies since 2003, overseeing projects from $60 million to over $200 million in value. He is Garfield’s senior and most seasoned project executive, with extensive experience in civil, mechanical, electrical, structural and all minor trades. A civil design engineer by education and training, Rick was most recently the on-site construction project manager for Eccles Theater in Salt Lake City, UT and the Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences in Lubbock, TX, which opened in 2021.

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  • Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences – 222,000-SF multi-venue performing arts center with 2,297-seat main hall in Lubbock, TX
  • Lubbock County Expo Center – 440,000-SF 10,000-seat multi-purpose arena and expo complex in Lubbock, TX (in design)
  • George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Theater – 188,000-SF performing arts center with 2,500-seat main hall in downtown Salt Lake City, UT
  • DoubleTree Abilene Convention Center Hotel – 206-room full-service convention center HQ hotel in Abilene, TX (under construction)
  • Westin Irving Convention Center - Las Colinas – 350-room full-service HQ hotel adjacent to 275,000-SF Irving Convention Center in Irving, TX
  • Overton Hotel & Conference Center – 304-room full-service HQ hotel and 47,600-SF conference center in Lubbock, TX
  • Los Angeles Unified School District – seven primary schools and one recreation center throughout Los Angeles for the LAUSD
  • St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center Parking Garage – 1,100+ car parking garage and retail for a nonprofit hospital in Paterson, NJ
  • Tucson Convention Center East Entrance Expansion – new east entrance to the Tucson Convention Center for the City of Tucson, AZ
  • Juhl Condominiums – 340-unit upscale high-rise condos with 24,000-SF of retail, restaurants, spa and other amenities in Las Vegas, NV