Kodiak Enterprises Work History
President / Project Manager for Comfort by Kodiak in Silverthorne, Colorado from October 2009 to Present
In response to the housing crash of 2008, and with experience as an Energy Star builder since 2006, aligned with Xcel Energy demand-side management and created the high country's first Home Performance contracting company. Provided more than 160 residential energy audits and 80 comfort and energy efficiency projects of various sizes. 2011 Top-ten Xcel Rebate Producer for Colorado. Services include air-sealing, insulation, ventilation, furnaces, heat pumps and hot water heaters, none subcontracted.
President / Project Manager for Kodiak Enterprises, Inc. in Silverthorne, Colorado from May 1995 to Present
More than 18 years as the proprietor of a successful construction company the high alpine of Colorado. As of 2013, the company portfolio includes fifteen major remodel / addition projects and fourteen new construction projects. Disciplines include estimating, project management, and business administration. Focus includes customer satisfaction, building science, energy, vendor relationships, community, and family.
Project Manager for Travis Construction Inc. in Silverthorne, Colorado from October 1997 to May 1998
Managed three projects for another general contractor who was simply understaffed. Estimating, purchasing, scheduling and supervision Buffalo Mountain Gallery, The Onken Residence, and The Kisker Residence remodel. Completed all three projects during 8 month employment.
Project Manager for Colorado First Construction Co. in Silverthorne, Colorado from December 1994 to May 1995
Estimating, purchasing and supervision for fast-track tenant finish and custom remodeling projects. Authored and administered prime and subcontracts. Scheduled work and controlled costs for change intensive projects.
Project Engineer for Colorado First Construction Co. in Silverthorne, Colorado from August 1993 to December 1994
Estimated and prepared construction budgets. Developed and maintained CPM logic schedules for nine major multifamily and commercial projects. Assisted with the preparation of proposals. Expedited changes and claims as a Cost Engineer. Ensured quality, schedule, and safety as Field Engineer. Participated in mountain construction techniques and winter protection. Reinforced and administered marketing efforts by programming new database, researching and collecting information on over 250 projects in the company's market, strategizing, and presenting company qualifications. Familiarized with Project Development and Feasibility Studies.
Project Manager for Master Builders, Inc. in South Miami, Florida from October 1992 to June 1993
Managed an autonomous division of the Company specializing in custom renovation projects in the aftermath of hurricane Andrew. Responsibilities included sales, estimating, prime and subcontracts, permitting, purchasing, cost reporting, and supervision.
Project Superintendent for Master Builders, Inc. in Gainesville, Florida from June 1991 to October 1992
Constructed two classroom additions to school facilities and one juvenile detention facility. Responsibilities included layout, scheduling, submittals, purchasing, supervision, quality control, carpentry, and project correspondence.
Frame Carpenter for two construction companies in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, Summers of 1988, 1989, and 1990
Relied upon for layout and blueprint interpretation. Demonstrated viability as a safe, productive tradesman while participating in the construction of forty luxury patio homes, custom homes, and townhomes.
General Assistant for Parcener Projects, Inc. in West Palm Beach, Florida from May 1986 to August 1987
Sole employee to a custom home builder. Responsibilities included project progress reports, special deliveries, and job site cleaning and organization. Ironically, I still do a little of this work today
Education - Professional Certifications and Associations
- Bachelor of Science in Building Construction from University of Florida M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Building Construction in May of 1991. First college of its kind in the world established in 1936.
- Certified Professional Building Analyst form the Building Performance Institute in May 2009; Re-certified October 2012
Certified Professional Thermographer, Level 1 in May 2010
- NATE Certified Professional HVAC Installation Technician, CORE, Gas Furnace, Heat Pump in October 2012
Certified Blow-in Blanket Insulation System and ComfortRX Installer in May 2010
- Member: 1998 - Present, Board of Directors: 2004 - 2011
- Vice President: 2005 - 2006, President: 2007-2008
- Government Affairs Committee Chair: 2009 - 2012
- Member: 1998 - Present, Board of Directors: 2006 - 2011
- Government Affairs Committee: 2009 - 2011
- Member: 1998 - Present, Board of Directors: 2008 - 2009
- Advisory Board Member: 2006 - 2008