John Raimondo Hired as Triangle’s New Chief Operations Officer

GRBJ – Construction firm hires COO

Grand Rapids, MI (June 19, 2018) – Triangle Associates, Inc. recently announced that John Raimondo has been named the company’s new Chief Operations Officer (COO). He will be filling the post formerly held by Jim Huyser, who is transitioning to his new role of Senior Vice President/Director of Field Operations.

As COO, Raimondo’s responsibilities include overseeing the performance of the construction operations of the company by providing leadership and oversight while ensuring that proper management systems and personnel are in place to deliver the level of performance required. Specific areas of oversight include construction and pre-construction activities including estimating and project development, project management and field operations. He will also manage the development and execution of appropriate construction strategies, annual and long-range plans and critical processes necessary to achieve and exceed financial and strategic goals. Raimondo is also an active member of the company’s executive leadership team.

Prior to joining Triangle Raimondo was Director of Business Strategy and Planning/International Operations at Roncelli, a design, construction and facility management company headquartered in Sterling Heights, MI. During his career he has also been with Walbridge Aldinger, Barton Malow and Arcadis. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Technology in Architecture from Fairmont State University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Engineering from Lawrence Technological University. He also earned a Masters of Business Administration degree in Finance and Marketing from Wayne State University.

“We are thrilled to have John join our team,” stated Craig Datema, Triangle’s President and CEO. “He brings a strong track record of sales growth, operational efficiency and profit improvement to the company and will add an additional skill set to our executive leadership team. Jim Huyser will partner with John to introduce him to Triangle’s core values and the company’s mission and will continue to be an integral and vital part of the operations of the company.”

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Triangle Associates, Inc.
Triangle Associates is a client-centered construction company that provides construction management, general contracting, design/build, development, and sustainable building/LEED consulting services across a wide variety of market segments. Founded in 1918 in Grand Rapids, the company is currently celebrating its 100th anniversary. Triangle employs more than 125 associates throughout the country and for 15 consecutive years has been named one of West Michigan’s Best & Brightest Companies to Work For by the Michigan Business and Professional Association. The company was also named as one of the Best & Brightest to Work for in the nation for the last four years.

Triangle also received an award for Michigan’s Best & Brightest Sustainable Companies for the past several years, and was recently awarded the Platinum STEP Safety award from the West Michigan Chapter of the Association of Builders and Contractors.