ABOUT US

OUR TEAM

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COO/Partner

JESSE ROWDEN

Hometown: Shady Cove, OR

Interests/Hobbies: Fly-fishing, music, work, family (not in that order), and exploring spirituality

Favorite aspect of working at SJC:  I enjoy offering a service to the community that I am passionate about.  I also love the human development aspect of growing an amazing team

Proudest Accomplishment:  Watching my two beautiful children grow into delightful and loving young humans

Most Sentimental Possession: My mind - without it, I am nothing.  My dearest and closest family and friends - without them I am alone.  It is hard to find sentiment in material items

Favorite Quote: “When we build, let us think that we build forever.  Let it not be for present delight nor present use alone” – John Ruskin

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CFO/Partner

CHARLEY ROBERTS

Hometown: Texas

Interests/Hobbies: Reading, book collecting, oil painting, and cooking

Favorite aspect of working at SJC:  Growing a team that enjoys working together.  Finding creative ways to do things differently - and better - in the construction field

Proudest Accomplishment:  Marrying my wife

Most Sentimental Possession: Hand-made gifts from my kids and some of my rare books

Favorite Libation: A vintage Cabernet or Bordeaux 

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Marketing & Development

NGAN LE

Hometown:  A-town, OK

Interests/Hobbies: Being in the backcountry away from the masses. Backpacking, making music, and fly-fishing when nobody's watching

Favorite aspect of working at SJC: Inspiring people to be their best, and implementing a grassroots culture of involvement

Proudest Accomplishment:  Becoming a father and teaching myself to play stringed instruments

Most Sentimental Possession: My grandfather’s ivory Buddha 

Favorite Libation: Blanton's Single Barrel Kentucky Bourbon

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Book/Gate Keeper

TABBY ROWDEN

Hometown: Belgrade, MT

Interests/Hobbies: Horses-liberty horsemanship & riding, reading, and my family

Favorite aspect of working at SJC:  The people 

Proudest Accomplishment:  My two kids

Most Sentimental Possession: The farm and all my animals: Mack, Lila, and Odie

Favorite Quote: “Liberty is the right to choose, Freedom is the result of the right choice” -Renard

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Administrative Coordinator

RACHEL LIENING

Hometown: Portland, OR

Interests/Hobbies: Foraging for mushrooms, spending time with family, and watching reruns of Friends

Favorite aspect of working at SJC:  The supportive team and being part of a local business

Proudest Accomplishment:  Graduating from the University of Portland and marrying my best friend

Most Sentimental Possession: A painting done by my grandmother and my engagement ring.  Also, my cat Jade

Favorite Quote: “See? He's her lobster" 

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Remodel Dept. - Senior Project Manager 

JASON GILLIHAN

Hometown: Beaverton, OR

Interests/Hobbies: Marathon runner, 80's movies, and foil burritos 

Favorite aspect of working at SJC:  Creating long lasting relationships and making clients happy

Proudest Accomplishment:  Being happily married for 12 years with two healthy kiddos

Most Sentimental Possession:  I don't hold sentiment for material possessions.  Huge fan of Goodwill and the dump  

Favorite Quote:  "Back off, man.  I'm a scientist" - Peter Venkman, Ghostbusters 1984

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Remodel Dept. - Licensed Architect 

IAN BURGESS 

Hometown: Billings, MT

Interests/Hobbies: Surfing, snowboarding, fly-fishing, backpacking, and working on my van so that I can get outside and do all the above 

Favorite aspect of working at SJC:  The culture and diversity of work

Proudest Accomplishment:  Riding a motorcycle from Alaska to Argentina through 16 countries

Most Sentimental Possession:  My drift boat that's been in my family for over 30 years

Favorite Quote:  "Less is More" - Mies van der Rohe

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Remodel Dept. - Project Manager

JASON SMITH

Hometown: Salem, OR

Interests/Hobbies: Any and all sorts of “fun-having” in the great outdoors

Favorite aspect of working at SJC: The genuine family dynamic we cultivate here

Proudest Accomplishment:  Having and guiding two incredible little boys

Most Sentimental Possession: A photo of my father & grandfather

 

Favorite Quote: “Everything in moderation…even moderation”

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Remodel/Repairs Dept. - Project Manager 

TRACY HUSBANDS

Hometown: Boise, ID

Interests/Hobbies: Outdoor Life - camping, hunting, and fishing

Favorite aspect of working at SJC: The group of people I get to work with

Proudest Accomplishment:  Adoption of my two children

Most Sentimental Possession: My wedding ring

 

Favorite Guilty Pleasure: Elk hunting - 10 days in the mountains!

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Remodel Dept. - Project Manager 

CONSTANCE BOTELHO

Hometown: Taunton, MA

Interests/Hobbies: Hiking, yoga, reading, meditation and spending time with our 8-year-old daughter, Alice

Favorite aspect of working at SJC: Friendly atmosphere and team approach

Proudest Accomplishment:  The amazing community of friends and family I am so lucky to have

Most Sentimental Possession: My sense of humor – I would be lost without it

 

Favorite Quote: “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage”

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Remodel Dept. - Project Coordinator 

KATIE WILLIAMS

Hometown: Bend, OR

Interests/Hobbies: Archery elk hunting, bike riding for the sole purpose of reaching a destination with tasty adult beverages, indoor cycling, and hosting & cooking for my friends and family

Favorite aspect of working at SJC: The amazing culture! I love the ever-changing aspect of this field while at the same time having the ability to plan ahead and produce efficient processes and procedures

Proudest Accomplishment:  Aside from the moment my husband proposed to me, it was spending 4 years living and working in Mexico

Most Sentimental Possession: My family and my faith... and my dogs

 

Favorite Guilty Pleasure: Happy Hour with a fresh fruit martini on the menu - no sugar on the rim please!

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Remodel Dept. - Project Coordinator

BRAD LESHER

Hometown: Westfield, IN

Interests/Hobbies: Watching/Playing sports: football, hockey, basketball, and baseball.  Snowboarding, camping, fishing, river trips, boxing, and some Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu 

Favorite aspect of working at SJC:  The support - everyone is willing to help out one another

Proudest Accomplishment:  I'm the only one in my family to graduate from college

Most Sentimental Possession: My grandfather's necklace that was passed down to me

 

Favorite Libation Whiskey & Tequila!

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Remodel Dept. -  Superintendent 

RICK GULLIFORD

Hometown: Traverse City, MI

Interests/Hobbies: Fishing, travel, making stuff...a lot of stuff

Favorite aspect of working at SJC:  The culture and friendly people

Proudest Accomplishment:  Being in the Antarctic Circle on the longest day of the year in the southern hemisphere, and 6 months later being in the Arctic Circle on the longest day of the year in the northern hemisphere  

Most Sentimental Possession: All of my dad's stuff.. Aka my shop.  Also, my dog and my wife

 

Favorite Libation Pearl IPA

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Repairs Dept. Manager - Estimator/Project Manager

FRANK DREJKA

Hometown: New Castle, DE

Interests/Hobbies: Enjoying life with my amazing wife, Amanda. Whether it's indoor/outdoor activities or just spending quality time at home

Favorite aspect of working at SJC:  True family environment that exemplifies a genuine concern for our client's disaster restoration or construction needs to make them feel like an extended member of the family and not just another number

Proudest Accomplishment:  Serving & supporting this country as a veteran of the United States Army

Most Sentimental Possession: My grandfather's shadow box with memorabilia from his service with the US Army during WWII

Favorite Quote: "Success is when preparation meets opportunity!"

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Repairs Dept. - Estimator

THOMAS BAKER

Hometown: Cheyenne, WY

Interests/Hobbies: Long-distance adventure motorcycle touring and auto racing

Favorite aspect of working at SJC:  The opportunity to work with a company that is becoming an integral part of the local community

Proudest Accomplishment:  Was part of a team that developed the first live test for Chronic Wasting Disease in deer and elk

Most Sentimental Possession: The experiences I have had and will have

Favorite Quote: "Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrow-mindedness, all foes to true understanding.  Likewise tolerance, or broad, wholesome charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in our little corner of the Earth all one's lifetime" -M. Twain

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Repairs Dept. - Senior Project Manager

MIKE THOMAS

Hometown: Parts Unknown

Interests/Hobbies: Snowboarding, golfing, making music, WWII history

Favorite aspect of working at SJC: Having my experience and opinion valued and appreciated 

Proudest Accomplishment:  Building a strong, love-centered family

Most Sentimental Possession: Anything that was my Dad's

 

Favorite Quote: “Do remember to forget anger, worry and regret. Live while you have life to live.  Love while you have love to give”

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Repairs Dept. - Project Manager

BRIAN THOMAS

Hometown: Shafter, CA

Interests/Hobbies: Golf, dirt bikes (trail riding), and playing music

Favorite aspect of working at SJC: Having the freedom to think for myself and take control of whatever needs to be done to complete the job without micro management

Proudest Accomplishment:  Being a lead singer in a band, being able to tour around the country playing music, and being involved with recording processes

Most Sentimental Possession: My dad's cowboy hat and my dog: Daisy Sioux

 

Favorite Guilty Pleasure: Kelly Clarkson Song: "Since you've been gone"

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Repairs Dept. - Project Manager

JASON BOEHRER

Hometown: Humboldt, CA

Interests/Hobbies: Surfing, riding my side-by-side with my wife, and crabbing on the coast

Favorite aspect of working at SJC: The family culture and the day-to-day challenges 

Proudest Accomplishment:  My family - A wife and three daughters.  Married for 20+ years

Most Sentimental Possession: My life with my wife

 

Favorite Quote: "One Love" - Robert N. Marley

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Repairs Dept. - Project Coordinator 

LAUREL GULLIFORD

Hometown: Decorah, IA

Interests/Hobbies: Gardening, fishing, camping, surfing, and anything with my dog, Walker.

Favorite aspect of working at SJC:  Hearing everyone's self-banter around the office, it's very funny and strangely comforting

Proudest Accomplishment:  Learning to be a coach.  It was born out of personal curiosity and turned into something much bigger but was my first chance to give back  

Most Sentimental Possession: A bamboo pyramid shaped clock given to me from my friend Dow.  It wakes me up slowly and very zen-like. His mantra was "slow your roll"

 

Favorite Quote "When you see them be successful, no matter how small, you say to yourself, wow.  And everything becomes possible"

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Mitigation Dept. Manager

JIM RAWLINGS

Hometown: Eugene, OR

Interests/Hobbies: Hiking, camping, and wine tasting!

Favorite aspect of working at SJC:  The People - We all work together to accomplish one goal: Happy customers and doing the job correctly

Proudest Accomplishment:  My two children - watching them become great adults

Most Sentimental Possession: The numerous high school plaques throughout my coaching career

Favorite Quote: "It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get up"  -V. Lombardi

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Mitigation Dept. - Project Manager

BRETT HARPHAM

Hometown: Eureka, CA

Interests/Hobbies: Fishing, shootin' (bow & guns), gardening, cooking, exercising, reading, and hiking

Favorite aspect of working at SJC:  To continue to do what I enjoy and build up the mitigation department.  I also enjoy working with and crossing paths with former/current co-workers

Proudest Accomplishment:  Raising three fine young gentlemen

Most Sentimental Possession: A signed Nolan Ryan baseball

Favorite Quote: "Rub dirt on it!" 

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Mitigation Dept. - Project Manager

GONZALO REYES 

Hometown: West Cavina, CA

Interests/Hobbies: Traveling, camping, concerts, and hanging out with friends

Favorite aspect of working at SJC:  The people that work here.  It makes a huge difference working with a cool and down to earth team

Proudest Accomplishment:  Caught a ling cod on the Oregon coast my first time fishing!

Most Sentimental Possession: My dog - Chapo

Favorite Quote: "That's the way she goes boys.  Sometimes she goes and sometimes she doesn't" 

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Mitigation Dept. - Estimator

MICHAEL BRYDGES

Hometown: Shoreline, WA

Interests/Hobbies: Cross-country skiing, dual sport motorcycles, basketball, and crossword puzzles

Favorite aspect of working at SJC:  I get to solve a new problem everyday

Proudest Accomplishment: Only 1 cavity ever!

Most Sentimental Possession: My 1984 Schwinn Worldsport.  I bought it for $100 about 10 years ago and I've put thousands of miles on it, including a ride from Bend to Phoenix via the coast

 

Favorite Libation:  Bourbon, over a big cube

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Mitigation & Repairs Dept. - Field Crew Chief

SCOTT JONES

Hometown: Logan, UT

Interests/Hobbies: Snowboarding, traveling, and music festivals 

Favorite aspect of working at SJC:  The family atmosphere

Proudest Accomplishment:  The places I've traveled to go snowboarding

Most Sentimental Possession: A snowboard 'Home Mountain' sign I found

Favorite Quote: "The mountains are calling and I must go" -J. Muir

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Mitigation Technician

ALEXIS REYES

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Interests/Hobbies: Music, traveling, and going to concerts

Favorite aspect of working at SJC:  Awesome people to work with

Proudest Accomplishment: Meeting and knowing the best people in the world

Most Sentimental Possession: My first car

 

Favorite Quote:  "Success happens when your dreams are bigger than your excuses"

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Mitigation Technician

HECTOR JIMENEZ

Hometown: Bend, OR

Interests/Hobbies: Movies, music, camping, and fishing

Favorite aspect of working at SJC:  The reputation of the company, and great people to work with

Proudest Accomplishment: My Kids - they are the world to me

Most Sentimental Possession: My sweet car!

 

Favorite Quote:  "You get what you deserve, and you deserve the best!"

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Mitigation Technician

KYLE DELONG

Hometown: Redmond, OR

Interests/Hobbies: Camping, paddle-boarding, hiking, and traveling to new places

Favorite aspect of working at SJC:  Getting to travel around Central Oregon while learning with fun co-workers

Proudest Accomplishment: Building a 4-Bedroom custom home with just three people

Most Sentimental Possession: Life in general: I am grateful to be alive and learning

 

Favorite Quote:  "Nothing changes if nothing changes"

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Mitigation Technician

DREW RAWLINGS

Hometown: Wilsonville, OR

Interests/Hobbies: Golfing, friends, and cold beverages

Favorite aspect of working at SJC:  The working community - Everyone is a blast to work with!

Proudest Accomplishment: Graduating from college and getting a degree

Most Sentimental Possession: My family

 

Favorite Guilty Pleasure:  Having cold beers with my friends on the golf course(see above interests)

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Mitigation Technician

KEALIB DAVID KUYKENDALL

Hometown: Bend, OR

Interests/Hobbies: Drawing, painting, gardening, cooking, and mushroom foraging

Favorite aspect of working at SJC:  Awesome group of individuals - everyone is encouraged to be themselves and the work varies daily, so I'm never bored and always learning

Proudest Accomplishment: Following my dreams to move back to Oregon where I am now happily married and closer to family

Most Sentimental Possession: A collection of fly fishing gear that once belonged to my father

 

Favorite Guilty Pleasure:  Djent Metal Music

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Fire & Contents Dept. - Manager 

MELISSA ATKINSON

Hometown: Olympia, WA

Interests/Hobbies: Drag racing, family get-togethers, walking my dogs - Rusty & Grumpy Cat, and cooking

Favorite aspect of working at SJC:  The team atmosphere

Proudest Accomplishment: Raising three wonderful children

Most Sentimental Possession: A sculpture of my father's hands

 

Favorite Libation/Guilty Pleasure:  Nehalem Bay sweet red wine and cinnamon bears

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Lead Carpenter

RICK HEINE

Hometown: Buffalo, NY

Interests/Hobbies: Woodworking, hockey, and chicken wings!

Favorite aspect of working at SJC:  The family friendly culture and environment

Proudest Accomplishment:  Paid off my student loans

Most Sentimental Possession: A sharp Japanese chisel

 

Favorite Quote: “Forget about style; worry about results” -Bobby Orr

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Lead Carpenter

JARROD RADEMACHER

Hometown: Berthold, ND

Interests/Hobbies: Fishing and other outdoor activities

Favorite aspect of working at SJC:  Working with a supportive team, and helping customers

Proudest Accomplishment:  Crowned Champion of my 7th grade Spelling Bee

Most Sentimental Possession: My awesome boat!

 

Favorite Guilty Pleasure: Escaping into the wilderness

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Shop Manager

RUSS JOHNSON

Hometown: Corvallis, OR

Interests/Hobbies: Long-range & combat pistol shooting, and gardening

Favorite aspect of working at SJC:  The atmosphere and teamwork mentality

Proudest Accomplishment:  Raising my children

Most Sentimental Possession: A 1922 Silver Dollar - which is my mom's birthyear

 

Favorite Libation: Pearl in a can and Jack Daniels black

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Office Dog

ODIE

Hometown: Bend, OR

Interests/Hobbies: Playing with kids, chasing toys & balls.  Chasing deer!

Favorite aspect of working at SJC:  Playing with employees, begging for scraps, and barking at newcomers 

Proudest Accomplishment:  Playing dead and begging for food (humans are such suckers)

Most Sentimental Possession: All my toys and bones

 

Favorite Guilty Pleasure: People Food

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Marketing Dog

BLUE

Hometown: Bend, OR

Interests/Hobbies: Backcountry excursions with my dad and sleeping on the bed with my mom

Favorite aspect of working at SJC:  Sleep, Play, Wash, Repeat

Proudest Accomplishment:  Learning not to destroy mom & dad's stuff

Most Sentimental Possession: My first chew toy 

Favorite Libation: Puppuccinos  

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