Wade Leonard of Deerwood, President of Rice Lake Construction Group, recently joined Cuyuna Regional Medical Center’s Board of Directors.
Leonard has been around the construction industry his entire life. His father was a carpenter superintendent and Leonard worked on many of his father’s projects learning the business from the ground up. He started his career as a project manager for Austin P. Keller Construction prior to coming to Rice Lake Construction in 1990. Leonard was involved in the first water and wastewater treatment plants Rice Lake Construction built and has been instrumental in growing the company into a Top 100 Environmental Firm in the industry as ranked by the Engineering News Record. He holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Minnesota Institute of Technology. Leonard and his wife, Debby, have three sons who attended and graduated from Crosby-Ironton Schools and one granddaughter.
On the CRMC Board, he joins Kent Feltz, owner of KF Engineering, M-Pro and M3B; Denise Laudenbach, owner of the Dock Panther; Bart Taylor, regional president of RiverWood Bank; Dr. Peter MacKay, family medicine; Dr. Josh Horowitz, interventional pain specialist; CRMC Governing Board member Andrea Bedard; and CEO Kyle Bauer. The Board’s primary responsibility is to follow the organization’s mission. CRMC is an independent, community-based organization with medical facilities in Crosby, Baxter, Breezy Point and Longville.