Larry Petron

Director of Pre Construction

Professional Experience

Understanding that positive relationship experiences are what enables all business endeavors to thrive, Larry always works towards creating the most favorable outcomes for his clients. He always searches for the Win-Win outcome within all Pre-Construction ventures.  His relationship and management style centers around being genuine, confident and transparent through all channels of communication and with all team members striving ahead together.  Larry’s 31 years of experience, including over 20 years of pre-construction project development leadership have given him significant insight as to how to create the best experiences in our industry.

Larry’s experience includes leading a group of high performing estimating and project development individuals for the largest constructor within the State of Wisconsin. He has assisted in the development and led pre-construction teams within many project types including Senior Living, Healthcare, Educational, Retail, Community Service/Non-Profit Facilities, Office Space, Government, Recreational, Manufacturing, Industrial and Water/Wastewater Treatment Facilities throughout the United States.

Number of years with Orb

Recently signed on as part of the ORB Team

Number of years of industry experience

31

Education

Bachelor of Science in Construction Management, North Dakota State University

Community Involvement

  • Nisswa Community Comprehensive Plan Committee
  • Nisswa Trails Steering Committee
  • Minnesota and Wisconsin Junior Achievement Instructor
  • Bridges of Hope Student Bridge Building Competition Mentor
  • Timberwood Church Volunteer and Vacation Bible School Group Leader
  • Previous United Way Loaned Executive for the St. Cloud Area
  • Previous Steven Covey 7 Habits Training Mentor
  • Previous President:  Board of Directors, American Society of Professional Estimators (ASPE) – Packerland Chapter 66
  • Previous President of the St. Cloud Builders Exchange

Licenses / Registration

  • LEED AP BD+C Green Building Certificate holder until 2016 but still practices sustainability through project development