Rodman D. Grimm

President AZ Build Right

Rodman D. Grimm (Rod) is the President of AZ Build Right, LLC, which is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (“SDVOSB”), that has extensive experience in real estate construction projects in the United States. AZ Build Right can also fully construct measurably secure facilities nationally, including Sensitive Compartmented Information Facilities (SCIF) and all forms of Special Access Program Facilities (SAPF).

Rod has forty years' experience managing large multidisciplinary projects. His expertise includes multi-disciplinary project management; domestic and international marketing; large project financing; and federal and state government liaison. He has managed projects for California State University, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, the University of California, Blue Mountain Community College, and the State of Washington Superintendent of Public Instruction. He was the lead consultant in the conveyance of over $2 billion of Fort Ord property and facilities to the University of California and California State University, at no cost and without use restrictions. The former Fort Ord is now the home of California State University, Monterey Bay.

Rod was appointed by the President to serve on the congressionally mandated Advisory Panel on Alternative Means of Financing and Managing Radioactive Waste Facilities. He was recommended by the Congress and appointed by the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to serve on the Congressionally Mandated Panel that guided the preparation of the formal needs-based analysis and cost/benefit study of natural disaster management and mitigation alternatives.

As an Officer in the United States Army Special Forces, Rod served in Viet Nam and other Southeast Asian nations. His responsibilities required extensive travel throughout the region and liaison/negotiations with foreign nationals. He was awarded the United States Army Commendation Medal.

Rod has an MBA from the University of California at Berkeley and a BA in Economics from Washington State University. He graduated cum laude from both Universities.

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