From Hat Creek Construction’s management team through all ranks of our personnel, you will find a team with a wealth of expertise and experience and common commitment to satisfied customers.
Founder, Robert Thompson
After attending California State University, Chico, Bob co-founded and became an owner of HCC&M, Inc. Bob was involved in all areas of the business. Strong leadership from Bob is one of the key reasons for the excellent reputation the company has earned. Sadly Bob passed away December 2016. He will be dearly missed by all.
President, Perry Thompson
With a Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction Management, and a minor in Business, at California State University, Chico in 1992, Perry went to work with Teichert Construction for five years. At Teichert, Perry served as an Estimator and Project Manager in all phases of General Engineering projects, ranging in size from $500,000 to $10 million. Since joining Hat Creek in 1997, Perry has served as project manager on jobs that included site work, road building, bridge construction, paving and concrete work. He currently oversees overall company operations and has taken the lead in the strategic planning and growth of the company. His wife April has played a key role working on and in the business as advisor, co-guarantor, and professional sounding board. They have been married for 29 years and have 3 children: Isiah, Jessica and Zachary.
Vice-President, Weston Hutchings
In 2001, Weston completed his Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction Management, at California State University, Chico and went to work for Granite Construction Company in Reno, NV. Focusing on heavy-highway construction and privately held commercial projects in the Reno/Tahoe basin where he managed projects in excess of $15 million per year. Then, in 2007, Weston was hired as a project manager for Sierra Nevada Construction focusing on heavy-highway construction and airport runway reconstructs in the Reno/Tahoe basin. In 2009, Weston joined the Hat Creek family and assumed the role of Operations Manager. Weston is now a shareholder and the Vice President of Hat Creek Construction, where he oversees the Construction Division. He has been married to his wife Lauren for 14 years and they have 3 children: Hailey, Alexis and Wyatt.
Operations Manager, James Folsom
After completing his Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction Management, at California State University, Chico in 2001, he worked with Granite Construction Company in Reno, NV. While in Reno, James managed a wide variety of environmental restoration, site construction and heavy-highway projects for private developers, state & local agencies and the Army Corps of Engineers. In 2005, James transferred with Granite Construction to Oroville, CA in the capacity of Estimator/Project Manager, focusing primarily on heavy- highway construction in the northern Sacramento Valley, bidding and building $8 to $15 million annually. James joined the Hat Creek family in 2011 and now serves at the Operations Manager to help grow and strengthen the company’s estimating and project management capabilities.
CFO, Kristina Harris
Kristina Harris-CFO has joined our Team with 34 years of construction industry experience. She lived and raised her family in Santa Rosa, California where she attended Santa Rosa and Sonoma State University and obtained her training certification in Sigma Six Lean Processes. She oversaw project funding ranging from $10M-$30M with Gallagher Construction. She followed her passion to work with family owned multi-generational construction & manufacturing companies like Merga Foundations and Mead Clark Lumber Inc. Mead Clark brought experience with a 3-generation business that experienced massive diversification and growth during her tenure as Controller, Corporate Officer and Board Member. Leduc and Dexter, SolarCraft and Soiland all continued Kristina’s growth and contributions to the materials and construction industries of Sonoma County and Northern California. In all, her Financial Operations Management experience spans $10M-$110M in annual revenue businesses. Kristina’s desire to support and develop others, reaches far beyond that with her time as a Founding Board Member for The Women’s Global Leadership Initiative in Sonoma County, the Chamber of Commerce Budget Committee for the City of Santa Rosa, the Contractor Alliance Association, the American Subcontractor Association and Vistage. Most recently she has been instrumental as the CFO for the Kevin Ebbert Memorial Team Events, a non-profit memorial endurance event series, for a fallen Navy SEAL Corpsman.
General Construction Superintendent, Mike Jackson
Mike Jackson has more than 35 years experience in the construction industry. He has completed projects for a wide array of owners including the USFS, Caltrans, Roseburg, Sierra Pacific Industries, Shasta County, etc. He has taken on many roles at Hat Creek being the Superintendent. He coordinates with Project Managers on project personnel, equipment and materials needed for ongoing and future projects. He assists with company dispatch, as well as overall material trucking needs for each project. The oversight and scheduling of snow removal operations, assistance to shop managers at both the Eastside and Ward Lake shops, manage and oversee Company vehicle (Auto, Pickup, Truck, Trailer) fleet, and vehicle assignment is also part of his many roles. He is the company Safety Officer and first point of contact after hours, or during weekends for emergency work (fires, snow plow, County/Caltrans emergency weather related work) or existing job site emergency conditions or personnel staffing issues.
Materials Coordinator, Amber Freeland
Amber is from southern California with 14 years of administrative and developmental experience. Relocating to the City of Susanville at the beginning of 2018, where she quickly joined our Hat Creek Construction team. She is currently working on a BS in Human Services with Humboldt State University and already holds an associate degree in the field of Culinary with Le Cordon Bleu. Her wide range of experience and travel has an been an asset to us and we are grateful to have her managing our Ward Lake office. She is responsible for sales, customer service, dispatch and accounts receivables.
Tony Bolman has more than 30 years experience in the construction industry and specializes in Federal Highway and Caltrans projects. He graduated from Del Norte High School in 1989 and went into construction immediately working for Tidewater Contractors Inc. out of Oregon. He worked as the General Manager/Project manager and managed the day to day operations of aggregate, concrete/asphalt production sales and deliveries. He then moved back to California where he went to work for Eagle Peak Rock & Paving, Inc. where he bid and managed multi-million dollar Caltrans, County and Federal Highway Administration projects. He joined the Hat Creek family in 2014 where he currently is involved in bidding and executing contracts for Federal Highway Administration, Caltrans and County projects for Hat Creek Construction.
Robert Moseman came to Hat Creek Construction in 2015, with 30+ years of experience. He graduated high school from The Cate School in Carpentaria. He then attended the University of Montana with an emphasis in Biology and Forestry and also attended the University of California where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Plant Science. He also holds a California State Class A Contractors License. Rob specializes, and is very knowledgeable in the construction of concrete bridges and other concrete structures. He is involved in bidding and executing contracts for Federal Highway Administration, Caltrans and County projects for Hat Creek Construction.
Craig Logan has more than 30 years experience in a wide array of construction work. He has worked for Hat Creek for 16+ years. Craig has been the superintendent on many projects where he completed work for the Forest Service, Caltrans, Shasta County etc. and has extensive knowledge in the construction industry.
Kurt Emerald has worked for Hat Creek as a superintendent for more than 10+ years. He has successfully completed numerous projects for a wide array of owners such as Caltrans, Shasta County, Roseburg Resources, USDA Forest Service, Sierra Pacific Industries, etc. Kurt was superintendent on our $1.2 Million Dolly Creek Diversion Channel for the USFS & our $8.5 Million Windfarm Project for RES America.
Toby Graduated from Fall River High School in 1987, right out of high school he joined the Army. He served as part of the Military Police and completed Airborne school. While serving in the Army he deployed 6 times and is a recipient of a Bronze Star, for his actions while serving in Iraq. He retired from the Military in 2016 as a First Sergeant. Toby Joined the HCC&M team in 2018 as a Small Projects manager and Project Engineer. He is responsible for bidding and managing private and public jobs.