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Mike Chavez

Project Executive

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With 15 years of experience, Chavez effectively leads his teams to coordinate project set-up, controls costs, and oversees scheduling and construction execution. Chavez has been around construction his entire career, even working for a general commercial contractor while going to college by night at Cal State Long Beach where he graduated with his Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering Management.

In his almost 11 years with the firm, Chavez has managed a diverse range of new construction and renovation projects in the hospitality, retail and mixed-use facility spaces. Recent projects include the state-of-the-art Ladera Sports Center in Ladera Ranch, the Residence Inn by Marriott LAX in Los Angeles and is currently lead on the 15-story Irvine Spectrum Marriott due to be completed this Fall, which will be one of the most iconic Marriott hotels in their history.

Michael has given back by being a part of the Orange County Food Bank’s CANstruction competition and is an active member of his local Little League. Chavez’s integrity in representing R.D. Olson Construction’s core beliefs and values have earned him an outstanding reputation among industry professionals.