ABOUT US

OUR TEAM

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:  Convincing Tabby it was a good idea to marry me!  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

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 

Marketing & Development

NGAN LE

Hometown:  A-town, Oklahoma

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:  Teaching myself how to play stringed instruments

Most Sentimental Possession: My grandfather’s ivory Buddha pendant

Favorite Libation: Blanton’s Single Barrel Kentucky Bourbon

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: My wedding ring

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

Senior Project Manager - Remodel Dept.

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 11 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

Licensed Architect 

IAN BURGESS 

Hometown: Montana

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

Designer, Senior Project Manager - Remodel Dept.

ERICH HOHENGARTEN

Hometown: Bend, OR

Interests/Hobbies: Traveling with my family, going to Burning Man, and dancing with friends

Favorite aspect of working at SJC: Making customers happy 

Proudest Accomplishment:  Growing my marriage and raising my two boys

Most Sentimental Possession: Our custom stick-built travel trailer

Favorite Guilty Pleasure: Reading too much

Project Manager - Remodel Dept.

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”

Project Coordinator - Remodel Dept.

LISA PRICE

Hometown: Kodiak, AK

Interests/Hobbies: Live Music, Camping, Fishing, Archery, Travel, Bonfires with friends, and very competitive game nights with my family

Favorite aspect of working at SJC:  The impromptu jam sessions are pretty rad!

Proudest Accomplishment:  I once memorized a full deck of Trivial Pursuit cards so that I could beat my know-it-all sister

Most Sentimental Possession: My modest collection of Harry Potter Legos

 

Favorite Guilty Pleasure Binge watching anime with my daughter until 3 in the morning

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!"

Project Manager - Repair Dept.

MIKE THOMAS

Hometown: Parts Unknown

Interests/Hobbies: Snowboarding, golfing, making music, WW2 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”

Project & Development Coordinator

Laurel Davis

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"

Project & Development Coordinator, Operations

CONSTANCE BOTELHO

Hometown: Taunton, Mass.

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”

Mitigation 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

Mitigation/Repair Estimator

PATRICK SKELTON

Hometown: Bend, OR

Interests/Hobbies: Hunting, Fishing, Wild Mushroom foraging, Flower identification, firewood cutting with my wife, muscle cars (the 60s & 70s variety)

Favorite aspect of working at SJC:  Collectively a great group to work with.  In everything we do, it’s about the customer

Proudest Accomplishment:  Running Safari Motor Home’s painting/electrical departments, and starting/running High Desert Disaster Restoration

Most Sentimental Possession: My home and gun collection

 

Favorite Quote: “Keep it Simple”

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

Lead Carpenter

JARROD RADEMACHER

Hometown: North Dakota

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

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

Mitigation Crew Chief

SCOTT JONES

Hometown: Logan, UT

Interests/Hobbies: Snowboarding, attending music festivals, furniture making, and traveling

Favorite aspect of working at SJC:  The family atmosphere.  Going to multiple jobs throughout my day

Proudest Accomplishment:  The places I’ve lived and been able to snowboard: Utah, Oregon, Colorado, Idaho

Most Sentimental Possession: Ziggy, my Sheepadoodle

 

Favorite Quote: “So build a life. Don’t live one, build one” 

Mitigation Technician

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: I have never had a cavity in my adult teeth!

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

Mitigation Technician

HECTOR JIMENEZ

Hometown: Bend, OR

Interests/Hobbies: Movies, Music, Camping, and Fishing

Favorite aspect of working at SJC:  The good 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!"

Mitigation Technician

JANSEN WOELZ

Hometown: Duvall, WA

Interests/Hobbies: Fly-fishing, Golf, and Snowboarding

Favorite aspect of working at SJC:  Helping people in need while working with a great team

Proudest Accomplishment: Winning a State Championship with my high school baseball team

Most Sentimental Possession: My dog Nash, I don't know what I'd do without him

 

Favorite Libation:  Rye Old Fashioned 

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

Office Dog

HUNTER

Hometown: Bend, OR

Interests/Hobbies: Hanging out with Pat, going on rides, and taking naps

Favorite aspect of working at SJC:  sleeping somewhere other than at home

Proudest Accomplishment:  Not biting Odie when he jumps on me

Most Sentimental Possession: Any and every treat available

 

Favorite Quote: “Did someone say, Ride?”

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