Q&A with Gardon Construction

Jeff Olafson is the CEO of Operations at Gardon Construction, a general contracting, construction management, and design-build firm.

Last year, Gardon Construction completed 25 projects – and so far this year they’ve already completed 21 projects.

Experiencing such growth at Gardon, Jeff needed something to help him manage people and projects – his two most important assets.

Watch the 30-minute Q&A to get the:

  • Steps Gardon Construction follows for resource planning
  • Behind-the-scenes look at Gardon Construction’s construction tech stack
  • Process around forecasting for potential shortages of work across 25+ projects
  • Reasons for investing in tools vs. investing in headcount
  • How to be more efficient in your day-to-day

Watch the 30 minute Q&A

About our speakers


Jeff Olafson
CEO of Operations – Gardon Construction

Jeff is a Gold Seal Certified senior project manager with over 26 years of commercial construction experience. He was primarily responsible for all new construction and major renovations for Gardon Construction Ltd, a G2 Commercial Construction company located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. In 2017, Jeff was promoted to CEO of Operations, responsible for servicing all regions of the Manitoba construction market, including areas of: NW Ontario, Saskatchewan, Artic and Territory regions. He has strong leadership and management skills with a thorough discipline in all aspects of construction relating to labour selection, bylaws, material selection, equipment selection, safety criteria, and implementation of advanced technologies and systems. His experiences also include: all levels of negotiation, contracts, trade selection and evaluation, and project estimating. Additional skill include: preparation and management of project controls covering budgets, progresses, and mitigation of project cost over runs.


Sean Erjavec
CRO – Bridgit
Sean is a seasoned, approachable revenue leader with strong accomplishments in revenue growth. His consistency and leadership progression reflect his ability to excel in all sorts of companies, from start-ups to publicly traded companies. He also expertly develops sound go-to-market strategies, and prides himself on leading by example. He aims to recruit, develop, and retain high-performing members for his teams.


About Gardon Construction


Gardon Construction Ltd. was incorporated in the Province of Manitoba on November 5, 1984. The company has expertise in construction management, design-build, general contracting, interior and exterior renovation, and professional construction services. Their background includes construction services from design, construction costing and estimating, project construction, through to completion and turn over.