Lance Semenko is the President of Q&D Construction. Lance began his construction career a laborer at Helms Construction in 1983, working his way up to estimator/project manager of heavy/civil projects. At Q&D, he started as a project manager, working his way to leading the Heavy/Civil Group as Senior Vice President. Lance’s management style is collaborative. His ability to train and inspire his team has made him successful in managing complex, diverse projects and make him and excellent leader.
Lance has his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from the University of Nevada, Reno.
No stranger to challenging schedules, Lance worked together with the developer at Legend’s at Sparks Marina to value engineer the sitework and infrastructure on the $100 million shopping destination to ensure completion of pads and roads in time for key tenants on the CM at Risk project. Most recently as Senior Vice President of Q&D’s Heavy/Civil group, he guided all the infrastructure work at Northstar for the Ritz-Carlton Highlands Lodge, a CM at Risk project that included $75 million in road construction and foundation work built at elevation, on tight timelines and under strict environmental regulation.
Lance’s leadership activities have included: AGC Board of Directors, the Committee for Excellence in Education, the Board of Directors for the Chamber, a Board Member for the Reno-Tahoe Winter Games Coalition, Member of Civil & Environmental Engineering Advisory Board and Board Member of the Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows. Lance has also volunteered for Sparks Little League, Sparks Babe Ruth, Reno Ballers Basketball and Pop Warner football.
When Lance and his wife Cathy like to travel the country attending professional sporting events and golfing. Their goal is to visit every major league baseball stadium together!