Ivan Oelrich


Military veteran Ivan Oelrich is the founding member of the Oelrich Construction team. With more than 20 years of construction leadership expertise, Ivan has boots-on-the-ground experience supervising multi-million dollar capital projects as a field superintendent, project engineer, project manager, and business executive. Ivan conducted tactical missions in Hawaii and Haiti as part of his service with the U.S. Army Infantry. His military background informs his approach to business management, team building, quality assurance, safety, and project operations.

As the President/Principal of Oelrich Construction, Ivan provides executive direction for all corporate project management and field capabilities, guaranteeing that all processes move efficiently, consistently achieve high quality standards, and surpass client expectations. Ivan and the Oelrich Construction team have grown the company by focusing on outstanding customer service and building strong, effective communication with every partner.
Ivan achieved his B.S. in Construction Management from Colorado State University and is a Certified General Contractor (CGC 1510579).

Ivan was honored with the 2013 “Builder of the Year” award from the Builders Association of North Central Florida, for his exemplary commitment to advancing the local construction industry. He is currently President of the Gainesville Rotary Club and an active leader in several local philanthropies.


Colorado State University:
Bachelor of Science in Construction Management


  • Certified General Contractor CGC 1510579
  • ASHE Healthcare Construction Certification
  • OSHA 30-Hour Certification
  • CPR/First Aid Training


US Army Infantry, Schofield Barracks, HI
Operation Restore Democracy, Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Community/Professional Involvement

  • Rotary Club of Gainesville – Past President and Board Member
  • Boys & Girls Club of Alachua County – Board Member
  • Builders Association of North Central Florida – Board Member and Past President
  • Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce – Leadership Gainesville LG34
  • UF Small Business/Diversity Relations Mentor-Protege program – Mentor