Richard Lara is Founder and President of RAAM Construction, Inc. He has over 25 years of construction industry management spans residential, commercial, and hotel projects primarily in Southern California and extending from Hawaii to the Midwest.
Richard approaches each project with a commitment to collaboration, transparency, integrity, and quality. He brings his clients a strong history of collaboration with architects, developers, engineers, government agencies, inspectors, non-profits, and others to find innovative solutions to match local needs. He has built a reputation for delivering quality projects on-time and on-budget.
His philosophy is that strong communities are built by people who share their knowledge and experience with others, and who care deeply about creating quality environments for living, working, and relaxing. His special interest in multi-unit projects has resulted in increased quality housing opportunities for seniors and low-income families.
Richard believes mentoring provides a powerful foundation for young people. He has participated in a high school seniors internship program offering students a career-certification and the opportunity to learn construction management skills and gain hands-on experience.
Richard is a long-time Southern California resident and attended Cal Poly Pomona University.