Rick Pettit was born and raised in Kearney. Appreciative of the local atmosphere, Rick remained in Kearney to work for BD Construction, joining the company in 1984 after he graduated high school. He began as a basic laborer, was eventually promoted to leadman and then foreman. Throughout his career at BD Construction, Rick has utilized opportunities to expand his industry knowledge through work experience and online classes.
Due to his reliability and motivation, Rick mastered the role of superintendent and was eventually promoted to become BD’s director of Field Operations. Rick’s duties include supervising all construction projects in progress, establishing consistent practices for project oversight, quality and safety, as well as managing scheduling and staffing for jobs.
In addition to his role at BD Construction, Rick is an active member of Faith United Methodist Church and finds time to for boating, fishing and golfing when the weather permits.