Rick O’Daniel brings over 37 years of construction experience to his role as Construction Manager for Habitat for Humanity-Greater Fresno Area. Starting as a laborer for a local Commercial builder in the summer of 1978 he has worked as an apprentice carpenter, lead carpenter, superintendent and finally as a Construction Manager. Rick has been employed at HFH-Fresno since 2006 and along with his construction staff has overseen the completion of 54 new homes, 8 rehab projects and 14 wheel chair ramps.
Rick has been married to his wife Clara since 1982, they have 6 children and 2 grandchildren. Rick is a Born Again Christian and attends church in Clovis where he leads an Adult Bible study every Sunday morning. Clara is a 4H leader and raises horses, goats, pigs, ducks, geese, turkeys and chickens on her 10 acre farm
Rick enjoys organizing the build schedule as well as teaching volunteers and Habitat family members construction skills. His favorite day at the job site is “Frame Day” when the walls are built and stood up on a new house.