Getting Personal

Steve LaPointe, Superintendent

Getting Personal // July 10, 2018

Where did you grow up.  I was born and raised in Caribou. After graduating from Caribou High School, I moved to Southern Maine and served in the Army National Guard for 8 years. Tell us about your career path. I started in construction as a laborer for Pizzagalli (now PC Construction) in... Read More »

Scott Cristina, Senior Superintendent

Getting Personal // April 16, 2018

Where did you grow up. I was born in New York just outside of Buffalo and moved to Jay, Maine in 1975 when my father’s job was transferred to International Paper Co. First job. I worked at a local restaurant and golf course in high school. What did you do after high school. Attended... Read More »

Matt Gagnon, Project Manager

Getting Personal // March 13, 2018

Where did you grow up. I grew up in the Town of Portage Lake in Aroostook County on the edge of the North Maine Woods. My love for the outdoors stems from growing up in this small remote town that had a population around 500 that practically doubles in the summer months. What did you do after... Read More »

Inspiring Others

Getting Personal // October 6, 2017

Inspiration often comes in many forms and from many people. An example comes from our own Ed Pellerin, a Project Superintendent with Landry/French. He recently shared his incredible 35-pound weight loss with co-workers. He talked candidly about what motivated him, and the challenges he... Read More »

Nick Gaddar, Assistant Project Manager

Getting Personal // August 29, 2017

Where did you grow up. South Portland. What did you do after high school. After high school, I went to the University of Maine at Orono and earned a degree in Construction Management. It was the best four years of my life where I met lots of new people. What would your closest friend... Read More »

Brian Jacobs, Senior Superintendent

Getting Personal // August 3, 2017

Where did you grow up. Yarmouth, Maine. First job. My first job was the summer of 8th grade cutting concrete for a family friend’s business. I continued working there throughout high school and college traveling around New England to all the paper mills from New York, Vermont, and Maine. The... Read More »