New Leaders Emerge From Pacific Resource Partnership

Fred Kim

Heather de la Garza

Pacific Resource Partnership’s Leadership Series—a training program for mid-career leaders in construction—recently graduated its third class, bringing the number of participants to nearly 60 since the program launched in 2019. The accelerated program runs for 10 months and covers the gamut from construction ethics and contracts, to leading high-performance teams. Applications for the 2023 class have been submitted, and their names will be announced by Dec. 23.-CCG

Q: What was the most valuable lesson learned in PRP’s Executive Leadership Series?

A: “How to be an effective leader with a better understanding of different people, personalities and different methods, and the various approaches that are available. [The program consisted of] group exercises that promoted teamwork and sharing ideas and case studies from the industry that are pertinent to our work/business.”
– Fred Kim, Cohort III, Alan Shintani Inc.

A: “My strongest takeaways from the course were those regarding how to more effectively manage the way I communicate, and understanding the delivery is sometimes more important than the message.”
– Heather de la Garza, Cohort II,  Albert C. Kobayashi Inc.

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