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Rick Joel Tollakson, American real estate developer. Reg. professional engineer, Iowa; regional ground water professional. Named Outstanding Young Alumnus, Iowa State University, 1992.


Tollakson, Rick Joel was born on October 27, 1953 in Anchorage. Son of Robert J. and Iola (Hunt) Tollakson.


Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering, Iowa State University, 1976. Master of Business Administration, University Iowa, 1982.


Project manager, Youngblut Construction, Washburn, Iowa., 1976-1977;project manager, Abell-Howe Company, Cedar Rapids, Iowa., 1977-1984;manager construction and development division, Hubbell Realty Company, Des Moines, 1984-1986;vice president development and construction, Hubbell Realty Company, Des Moines, 1986-1992;senior vice president development and construction, Hubbell Realty Company, Des Moines, since 1992. Member curriculum advising committee Iowa State University Construction Engineering. Adjunct professor.Upper Iowa U.


  • Reg. professional engineer, Iowa. Regional ground water professional.


Board directors, chairman Ankeny (Iowa) Family Young Men’s Christian Association, various offices. Board directors Greater Des Moines Metropolitan Young Men’s Christian Association, various offices. Coach Ankeny Little League, Pee Wee Minor and Intermediates, Ankeny Soccer Club.

Active Ankeny Community Schools, Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute, leisure services committee member, City of Ankeny, Leadership Iowa, others. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Institute of Architects, National Society of Professional Engineers (past regional vice chairman practice division), Iowa Engineering Society (president, vice president, treasurer, secretary, national board directors, Outstanding Public Service award Central Iowa chapter 1991-1992), Professional Engineers in Construction (chairman, Merit award 1986-1988), Iowa Home Builders Association, National Association Home Builders, Home Builders of Greater Des Moines.


Married Nanette D. Carlson, November 23, 1974. Children: Alissa, T.J., Jessica.

Robert J. Tollakson

Iola (Hunt) Tollakson

Nanette D. Carlson

Alissa Tollakson

T.J. Tollakson

Jessica Tollakson