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 through phases of General Engineering projects, ranging in size from $500,000 to $10 million. The annual work volume directly managed by Perry exceeded $18 million. Since coming to HCC&M, Inc. in 1997, Perry has managed daily operations including: bidding, general construction, development of Aggregate products & sales, and supervision of office staff. Perry has served as project manager on jobs that included site work, road building, bridge construction, paving and concrete work, and has taken the lead in the strategic planning and growth of the company.
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 assumed the role of operations manager at HCC&M, with an emphasis on continuing to grow the estimating, project management, and material sales of the company.
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 HCC&M in 2011 as Chief Estimator to help grow and strengthen our estimating and project management capabilities.
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 completed our $10 Million Hwy 44 Road Rehabilitation Project & many other large projects for Hat Creek.
Corporate Administrator and Finance Manager, Denise Williams
Denise comes to Hat Creek Construction with 15 years of financial and administrative experience in the construction industry. Her experience, values and positive attitude were a welcome addition to our management team. She received a BS in accounting from the University of Nevada, Reno and lived and worked in the Truckee/Tahoe area before relocating to Fall River Mills in 2010.
Ward Lake Office Manager, Jill Fish
Jill was born and raised in Susanville and returned home after graduating from Chico State with a M.A. in Physiology/Physical Education. Jill found a calling in the construction industry working for Miller’s Custom Work and Superior Ready Mix. After purchasing Miller’s Custom Work, we were lucky to have Jill continue with us as office manager. She is responsible for sales, customer service, dispatch and accounts receivables.
Tony Bolman has more than 25 years experience in the construction industry and specializes in our Federal Highway Administration 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 million dollar Federal Highway Administration, Caltrans and County projects. 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 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.
The Project Superintendents at HCC&M, Inc. are responsible for the daily activities on the job site. They personally supervise employees on their jobs, approve employee time cards and project invoices, provide proper safety training and education, and coordinate crews & sub-contractors with work schedules designed around the customer’s project goals.
Marc Jenkins has over 15+ years experience and specializes in our day to day paving operations. He got his start at Baldwin Construction in Chico California where he was a paving operator. He then went to work for Granite Construction where he was the Paving Foreman. Currently he is the Paving Foreman/Superintendent for HCC&M where he directs and trains the crew on the correct process and methods for asphalt laydown.
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.
Vern Thornburg possesses 20+ years of experience in building construction. He personally managed and supervised the successful construction and completion of the $10 million Cottonwood Elementary School Project. He has completed numerous projects for a wide array of owners. He completed our $3 million Alturas Waste Water Treatment Plant Upgrade Project, Hayfork High School Shop Building & Chester Helibase.
Tim Copperthite possesses 15+ years of construction experience. He specializes in complex building projects and has extensive experience. He is one of our top Carpentry Foreman/Supt. He has successfully completed numerous projects for a wide array of owners such as Caltrans, Shasta County and private work, typically involving residential, industrial and commercial developments or additions including subdivisions, agency buildings and additions, roads and streets, bridge construction, airport expansions, office complexes, metal buildings, schools, and shopping centers.
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.