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: The Finest Boxed Wine

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 2 Kids

Most Sentimental Possession: My wedding ring

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

Marketing & Development

NGAN LE

Hometown: 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

Designer, Senior Project Manager

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 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”

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 & 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/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”

Project Coordinator

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

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"

Lead Carpenter

JARROD RADEMACHER

Hometown: 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

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

CALEY BERUBE

Hometown: Boise, ID

Interests/Hobbies: Skiing, Hiking, reading books about survival, spending time with loved ones

Favorite aspect of working at SJC:  Fellow co-workers have positive attitudes, independence, and trust.  Valued towards employee’s hard work

Proudest Accomplishment:  Owned and operated my own food cart business.  Being a competent human being

Most Sentimental Possession: My cat, Randy

 

Favorite Quote: “Accept what is, let go of what was, have faith in what will be”

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

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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