RJM Construction names Barickman and Vargo market leaders


Carter Vargo

Brad Barickman

Brad Barickman

MINNEAPOLIS (July 11, 2016) — RJM Construction, a Minneapolis-based general contractor, has recently named two vice presidents as market specialty leaders.

Brad Barickman will lead RJM’s community market, specializing in recreational facilities, municipal buildings and charter schools. His experience delivering construction management contracts will be an asset to the market.

Barickman has completed a variety of notable projects in his 11 years with RJM. This includes Portland Tower in Minneapolis, Minn., Worthington Area YMCA in Worthington, Minn., and the Eden Prairie Community Center in Eden Prairie, Minn.

Leading RJM’s corporate market is Carter Vargo. Recently promoted to vice president, he will focus on interior renovations, office buildings and other client specialty projects. Vargo has worked in project management for 12 years and managed projects such as Be the Match in Minneapolis, Minn., Portico Benefits in Minneapolis, Minn., and Medtronic SuperDimension in Plymouth, Minn.

“The realignment of our market leaders increases our corporate productivity and reinforces proactive, flawless project execution,” stated Brian Recker, senior vice president. “I’m pleased to present Brad and Carter the opportunity.”

Barickman and Vargo join Rodney Hintz and Eric Kobeska as market-focused vice presidents for RJM Construction. Hintz and Kobeska lead RJM’s healthcare market.

About RJM Construction
RJM Construction has been providing general contracting services since 1981. Based in Minneapolis, Minn., RJM has more than 150 specialized staff members and an annual construction volume of approximately $200 million. RJM delivers on clients’ vision in ground-up construction, interior remodeling and long-term project planning. For more information, visit or follow on Twitter at @rjmconstruction.