Ken’s experience and knowledge in the residential and commercial building industry began in San Jose area in 1986, starting in Commercial tilt ups, then to multi-family housing, eventually moving towards his passion of custom luxury homes. Licensed in CA since 2001, Ken owned and operated a Design & Engineering firm which also trained builders and engineers in the 11 Western States by providing leadership on value engineering and IAQ while incorporating sustainable building practices. He also holds 2 Patents for an engineering application used within a certain alternative building product for its use and methodology.
In the recent years, Banks, Medical TI’s, Military, Heavy Civil, and Hospitality projects-the most memorable project of late being the complete restoration/renovation of the Historic Holbrooke Hotel, located in Grass Valley, CA, which he was the Superintendent, truly a once in a lifetime project. Ken believes that teamwork, collaboration, and attention to detail are items that help create successfully projects and satisfied clients.
He and his wife of 26 years moved to Nevada City, CA in 1999 and raised two adopted children, and have 2 more kids in Uganda as well as 4 grandkids. They enjoy family time-snowmobiling, playing with their standard poodles, being outdoors, volunteering in the community and spending quality time with family and friends.