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Leaders: Lester Royal, Co-Founder and Chief Operations Officer of TRI-Construction

Jun 19, 2020
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Leaders: Lester Royal, Co-Founder and Chief Operations Officer of TRI-Construction

TRI-Construction is a minority-owned general construction company established in 2001. Located in the heart of north Minneapolis, TRI-Construction is deeply rooted in the community and is very passionate about the people who live and work here.

In this video, Lester describes some of the challenges he faced while living in California and after moving to Minneapolis. Through networking and hard work, he ultimately co-founded TRI-Construction and has helped to build it into a multi-million dollar construction company serving the Twin Cities market.

Lester's experience in the construction field has spanned over 20 years. Serving in several capacities at TRI-Construction, Lester is the driving force behind the operations and safety of the work performed throughout the teams. Lester's intention for the next decade for TRI-Construction is to become one of the largest minorities contractors in the metro supporting and employing minorities and women in the construction industry.

“My vision for TRI-Construction is to employ workers from our community while increasing minority contribution in the field, support them in development of their skills and produce quality tradesman.” Lester is committed to complete projects on time and on budget, spearheading one of the largest multi-million-dollar projects, Lester received the diversity award from the Twins Stadium for exceeding women and minority goal for the duration of the project. Lester uses his role as a leader at TRI-Construction, Inc. to actively drive quality and productivity through every platform and opportunity.

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