Bill Wilhelm

Bill Wilhelm

PRESIDENT. R.D. OLSON CONSTRUCTION

WHY: At construction firm affiliate of R.D. Olson Development for more than half of its 40-year history, spearheading projects including Lido House, Irvine Spectrum Marriott, Paséa Hotel and Spa, and Chapman University’s Reeves Hall.

RECENT: 

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Kept working on projects when pandemic hit, including mixed-use Bolsa Row in Westminster’s Little Saigon district, which will include a 200-unit apartment complex, stores, restaurants, hotel.

QUOTABLE:
“[2019] was a very healthy economy with great conditions, which helped us have one of our best years in our history. While I don’t think anyone will be seeing a lot of growth in the next year or two, we are in a stabilized position for the future.”

2020 HOBBY: 
“My new sport that I’ve taken up the past 6 months outside of mountain biking is Wake Surfing – Love it!!”