UIC CONSTRUCTION OPENS NEW SUBSIDIARY IN CALGARY
Anchorage, Alaska (July 16, 2013) – UIC Construction Services (UICCS) has opened a construction subsidiary in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The new company, UIC First Nations, also announced the hiring of Patrick McCallion as General Manager and Theo Fleury as Business Development Manager.
UIC First Nations will provide a full range of construction related services including preconstruction and pre-planning, design-build, construction management, general contracting and long-term facilities management, stated David Klopp, UICCS General Manager. In addition to construction services, UIC First Nations has developed a unique program to work with and integrate aboriginal entities on any reserve related project. The program includes labor pool training and development to improve the aboriginal labor opportunities not just for the short-term, but for the long-term servicing of the project after construction is complete.
McCallion, who has more than 20 years experience in construction in Calgary, will be the company’s Operations Manager. He has specific experience in large commercial and residential projects, as well as projects in the retail and entertainment sectors.
Fleury will serve as the company’s business development manager. He is best known for his time on the ice. He is an NHL Stanley Cup Champion, Olympic Gold Medal winner in 2002 and World Junior Champion. Most recently Fleury has become a motivational speaker on overcoming abuse and addiction.
McCallion and Fleury were instrumental in development of the company’s vision of support of Canadian’s First Nations peoples.
UICCS also holds four other subsidiaries: UIC Construction, LLC; Rockford Corporation; Kautaq Construction Services LLC; and SIKU Construction, LLC. UICCS is a holding company of the Ukpeavik Inupiat Corporation of the Native village of Barrow, Alaska.