All of the individuals, which comprise the RCI Team, have years of combined professional multidisciplinary experience to meet the requirements of our clients.  Our major strength is the ability to provide program review, cost control, design review, estimating, scheduling and value engineering.  The individuals who comprise our project team are selected to complement each other with their varying educational and professional backgrounds and design and construction experience.

Louis S. Richardson

CEO/Richardson Construction, Inc.

B.S. Building Construction & Engineering

Hampton University, Hampton, Virginia…1963

US Army Corp of Engineers…1965

Lou founded RCI in January 1970 and was licensed in General Engineering and General Construction by the Nevada State Contractors Board in February 1979.  He’s been married to his lovely wife, Vicki, for over 30 years.  They have four children and are the proud grandparents of seven grandchildren.

Gary Carlson

Principal Design Architect

Bachelor of Architecture

Brigham Young University…1974

Gary offers comprehensive design, planning and design management services with over 35 years experience in programming, design construction documentation and construction administration of both new and rehabilitated institutional, commercial, industrial, medical, religious, parks, recreation facilities, residential, retirement, boarding and care housing, governmental, housing authorities and schools.


Chin C. Chen, P.E.

Structural Engineer

B.S. & M.S. Civil/Structural Engineering

San Diego State University, California…1978

Mr. Chen understands the theory & practical aspects of any type of materials.    He possesses experience in the structural analysis and design of high-rise buildings, bridges & tunnels, steel, and earth retaining structures.  He’s provided consulting services for California Department of Transportation (CALTRANS) and Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT).  He is registered engineer in CA, AZ and NV.