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PROFILES in Leadership


Diversity and company culture are keys to success

Established in 2004 and based in

“ I didn ’ t have close family members who Sacramento , Tricorp Group , Inc . has worked in the industry to ask questions . leveraged large-company experience Tricorp taught me how to find the answers with small-company dynamics to produce to my questions .” After his internship , outstanding and innovative projects . The Martinez worked as a project engineer for construction management and general several years and was then assigned to one contracting company applies the same of Tricorp ’ s Downtown Sacramento mixeduse projects . Under personal direction from philosophy to employee development , producing long-term relationships that CEO Tony Moayed , Martinez started the instill a company culture of commitment and job as a project engineer and was promoted open communication . to project manager midway through the project . “ Where else are you going to get
Chris Hammond started working for Tricorp that level of hands-on guidance in this as an estimating intern and progressed industry ?” Martinez says . from there to the field as a project manager . Looking back on his first project Chris Cormier , president and director of management job , Hammond says , “ It ’ s not operations , started with Tricorp 14 years every company where you are working on ago as an intern while attending Sacramento a project and the CEO and president of the State ’ s Construction Management company are there with you , coaching you Program . “ Working on both construction directly . They were there to teach me and management and general contracting make sure that I succeeded .” projects , I was exposed to multiple facets of the construction industry from early in
Ricardo Martinez , son of Mexican my career ,” Cormier says . “ I was trained immigrants who came to the U . S . to work in how to see construction from the client ’ s agriculture , was the first of his family born perspective , as well as that of the general here and first to graduate from a university . contractor and subcontractor . Now I want
“ Everything I learned about construction to pass that opportunity on to our people .” basically came from Tricorp ,” Martinez says .

Tricorp taught me how to find the answers to my questions . Where else are you going to get that level of handson guidance in this industry ?

— Ricardo Martinez Project Manager
Hiring people as trainees and promoting from within helps the company attract and retain employees and has helped Tricorp build diversity in its staff . Tricorp ’ s field management staff of project managers , superintendents , project engineers and interns is a diverse group of people , comprising women and people of color , including Black , Hispanic and Asian Pacific Americans . Cormier says , “ People from different backgrounds have different perspectives , which has a positive influence on our teams and , ultimately , a positive impact on our projects .”
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