SAN DIEGO – – Gafcon, a 25-year construction management firm that provides efficiency in control, compliance and coordination for a wide range of projects, announced today the promotion of Ron Takaki to Vice President of Project Operations.
He holds more than 35 years of experience in leading architectural, engineering and construction teams in large, complex project designs for the educational, government, commercial and residential markets.
“Ron never loses sight of our clients’ objective and perspective,” said Yehudi Gaffen, CEO of Gafcon. “He anticipates challenges and delivers with certainty while making the complex operations simple. This new role will help extend his benefits across our entire team.”
As VP of Project Operations, Takaki provides the overall direction and guidance to the operational activities of the organization as well as day-to-day leadership and management for all company operations functions. He is also responsible for overall customer satisfaction as well as effectively communicating the corporate goals, philosophy and culture to employees and clients.
Takaki is a specialist in “Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design” who is passionate about sustainable design. His educational background includes a B.S. in Architecture from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Takaki also completed multiple courses at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design. He has been a guest speaker at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Engineering as well as the Ziman Center for Real Estate at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management.
Gafcon is a family-owned, values-based organization that provides a variety of construction consulting services throughout a project’s lifecycle to education institutions as well as public entities, commercial and residential developers. In doing so, the company improves the efficiency and sustainability of the projects. More information is available at www.gafcon.com.