Our Team

With a strong dedication to customer service and craftsmanship, in addition to a respect for innovation, we know we can outperform any other team out there.

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Nona Saravi

Project Management Team
Credentials
  • OSHA 30
  • First Aid CPR
  • PMP Certified
  • Art History and Environmental Design, B.A.
  • Construction Management, MS
Work Experience

Experienced in HACI/OSHPD & Hospitality Projects. Ground up, site improvements and tenant improvements projects.

Something unique

Helped archiving Frank Lloyd Wright’s Art Collection at Taliesin West, AZ. I have a Green thumb and I once owned an Irish Pub in Lake Tahoe.

Phil Yannoni

Safety Officer
Credentials
  • A.S Degree – Fire Science
  • B.S Degree – Vocational Education/Professional Studies
  • OSHA 30
Work Experience

I have 33 years in the Fire Service as a Paramedic, Engineer, Captain & Battalion Chief

Something unique

Played soccer in Barcelona for the 2003 World Police & Fire Olympic Games…and lost horrifically! It was still very fun!

John Hina

Project Management Team
Credentials
Computer Technology
Work Experience

John specializes in networking with new and existing clients. John also specializes in corporate Tenant Improvements, Hi Tech, Bio Tech, Cleanroom and Laboratory projects.

Something unique
John is an avid Chicago sports fan. From the Bears, Blackhawks, Bulls and Cubs!

Laura Vidunas

Project Management Team
Credentials
  • B.A. Communications
  • OSHA 10 Certified
Work Experience

Started in Construction as a Project Manager for Commercial Flooring Subcontractor after years in Customer Experience and Search at various tech companies.

Something unique

Being outdoors whether its hiking, walking new cities or enjoying the beach.

Manuel Mendieta

Supervision Team
Credentials
OSHA 30 Certified
Work Experience
Manuel has worked on numerous High End Dental and Medical projects throughout his career.
Something unique

Likes to enjoy fishing and camping with family.

Jesus Martinez

Project Management Team
Credentials

B.S. in Civil Engineering
CM-Lean Certified
OSHA 30 Certified

Work Experience

Young professional with over two years of experience in the construction industry. 

Something unique

Jesus is a big fan of moto-sports and outdoor activities, and has even swam in the Artic Ocean!

Hyoksang Kwon

Project Management Team
Credentials
  • B.S. in Civil Engineering
  • Licensed Civil Engineer in CA
  • CA General Contractor’s License
Work Experience

Hyoksang has been working as a civil engineer and project manager in construction industry for 32  years.

Something unique

In his spare time, he is a newbie to gardening to find peace, but is also a retired golf hacker.

So Trieu

Software Team
Credentials
B.S. in Management Information Systems
Work Experience
So currently supports the HUB and BuildCenter application which is a proprietary software that COBE has created.
Something unique

So has been a Golden State Warriors fan since the 80’s.

Jim Mayer

Supervision Team
Credentials
OSHA Certified
Work Experience

Jim is a jack of all trades. He works on all types of projects from ground up steel/concrete tilt up buildings, to your cleanroom build out, to your standard Corporate Office Remodel.

Something unique
Went to Taxidermy school in North Carolina for a year and had the time of my life. When I got back to California I was broke and had to get back into construction and never left!

Dimitri Batalha

Project Management Team
Credentials

BS Civil Engineering, First Aid Certified, OSHA 30, Procore Certified

Work Experience

I have 8 years of construction experience, specializing in life science and technology projects.

Something unique

I grew up in Brazil and only moved to California when I was seven years old.

Kelsey Singh

Project Management Team
Credentials
  • Bachelors Degree in Business Admin – UNM
  • Construction PM certificate – Cabrillo College
Work Experience

Kelsey has previously worked in the Glass & Glazing Trade, as well and Concrete Trade before accepting the position with COBE.

Something unique

Kelsey is originally from New Mexico. In her spare time, Kelsey loves hanging out with her family and friends, cooking, roller blading, and to draw. She also previously taught English in Thailand!

Amal Prazer

Front Office Team
Credentials

B.A. in Communications

Work Experience

Amal has several years of experience as an Administrative assistant and in event planning

Something unique

A mom to three awesome sons who have left the nest…replaced with an obsession for her dog, Beau. Also, she says she’s a better baker than a cook!

Katie Lepori

Front Office Team
Credentials
B.S. in Computer Engineering
Work Experience

Katie has been in management for most of her career.

Something unique

Previously designed computer microprocessors.

Kyle Korte

Project Management Team
Credentials

B.S. Economics – U.C. Irvine

Work Experience

15 years in Project Management experience including commercial.

Something unique

Los Angeles sports team and spending time in the water are the keys to good living.

Mike O'Banks

Supervision Team
Credentials

Has 22-years of construction experience.

Work Experience

Mike specializes in corporate tenant improvements and ground up projects and also manages the team of COBE superintendents.

Something unique
On Mike’s spare time, he enjoys the outdoors and spending time with his family. Mike also played football and rugby.

Dan Piber

Supervision Team
Credentials
OSHA-30 Certified
Work Experience

Specializes in cleanroom build outs and tools install projects.

Something unique

Obsessed with golf, motocross and supercross.

Garrett Miller

Sr. Project Manager
Credentials
B.A. Music Industry and Technology
B.S. in Business Administration
Work Experience
Specializes in corporate office Tenant Improvements, High Tech, Tool Installation, laboratories and cleanroom projects
Something unique

Loves to travel to different countries

Miranda Cruz

Front Office Team
Credentials

Notary Public

Work Experience

Young professional with over 6 years of experience in the construction industry working with accounting, estimating, marketing, production, and legal teams but eager to expand her knowledge.

Something unique

Enjoys going to the movie theaters, billiards, bowling, and many other activities with friends and family.

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April Willoughby

Project Management Team
Credentials

B.S. Business Management, Marketing

Work Experience

April has 15+ years of marketing, communications and business development experience in the AEC industry.

Something unique

In 2013, April summitted Mt. Kilimanjaro! Today she enjoys endurance mountain bike racing

Jose Luis Garcia

Field Manager
Credentials
OSHA 30 certified
Work Experience

Jose is a huge asset at COBE as he spear heads all of the field coordination/manpower and logistics.

Something unique

Jose is a huge dog lover. He owns a shih tzu and a pit bull.

Zico Hamdani

Project Management Team
Credentials
B.S. in Civil Engineering
Work Experience

Zico specializes in corporate Tenant Improvement, Bio Tech and Laboratory projects.

Something unique

On his spare time, you can catch Zico fishing away at the bay or you can also catch him on his YouTube channel.

Jordan Rodrigues

Supervision Team
Credentials
  • EMT License
  • CPR and First Aid Certifications
  • OSHA 10 cert
  • Bobcat license
Work Experience

Heavy equipment operator, commercial tenant improvements.

Something unique

Avid outdoorsmen including duck hunting and dirt bike riding.

Virginia Fernandez

Project Management Team
Credentials

OSHA 10 Certified

Work Experience

Has experience with commercial public works school projects, corporate tenant improvements, and retail store remolding and redesign.

Something unique

Loves hiking, cooking, dancing, event planning with the family, school fundraisers, mom life, and baseball.

Ryan Dedrick

Project Management Team
Credentials
  • B.A. in Business Administration from San Jose State University
  • OSHA 30 Certified
  • Procore Certified
  • Forklift Certified
Work Experience

Ryan has been in construction for 4 years managing and assisting in a variety of projects ranging from complete building refreshes to equipment and tool installations, coordinating all operations during the phases of these projects.

Something unique

In his spare time, Ryan loves to play volleyball, go camping, and his favorite animal is a cow!

Alvin Yang

Software Team
Credentials

B.S. in Computer Science

Work Experience

Alvin works on developing new features and maintaining existing features for the HUB at COBE. He primarily works on the front end side of the project.

Something unique

Alvin has made a few games in his spare time.

Casandra Gonzalez

Project Management Team
Credentials
  • First Aid
  • BS Business Management
Work Experience

Office furniture installs, office space planning, project coordination, high tech facilities.

Something unique

Love spending time with family, enjoys wine tasting and family friendly hikes and exploring California’s outdoors!

Shaun Olson

Project Management Team
Credentials
  • B.A. in Business Administration
  • LEED AP Certified
  • First Aid Certified
Work Experience

Shaun has 20-years of construction experience specializing in dental and medical projects.

Something unique

In his early years, Shaun attended college in Australia as an exchange student.

Ryan Mallett

Project Supervision Team
Credentials

OSHA 30 Certified
First Aid Certified

Work Experience

18+ years in construction as a carpenter in the commercial, residential, OSHPD industries

Something unique

Ryan is a Iraqi war veteran who loves surfing, swimming, and scuba diving

Tommy Dodge

Project Management Team
Credentials

B.S. in Advertising (Creative)

Work Experience

Background in all types of commercial flooring, office tenant improvements.

Something unique

Passionate about playing golf and caddying. Has achieved two hole in ones!

Michael Cromer

Project Management Team
Credentials
  • B.S. in Integrated Studies with a concentration in Construction Management
  • CPR, First-Aid, and AED Certified
Work Experience

Michael specializes in Corporate Tenant Improvement and Server Room Construction projects. Prior to his construction career, he worked in aviation and remodeled homes.

Something unique

Michael previously served in the Marine Corps, nd lived in Japan. He enjoys being outdoors, camping, and off-roading in his free time.

Alex Sotelo

Project Management Team
Credentials

B.S. in Business Administration

Work Experience

Alex is a specialist in corporate tenant improvements, and has previously worked in the Gas and Electric industry, including CCTV pipeline inspections and quality control before accepting the position with COBE.

Something unique

Alex loves to travel and host game nights in her spare time!

Steve Hill

Supervision Team
Credentials

CPR certified

Work Experience

Experienced in framing, structural, roof cutting and finish carpentry.

Something unique

I like to jump off roofs. I don’t do it anymore.

Ben Olson, P.E.

Project Management Team
Credentials
  • Masters degree in Civil Engineering with a focus on Construction Management
  • LEED Certified
  • OSHA 30 Certified
  • First Aid Certified
Work Experience

Ben has over 30-years of construction experience. Ben is determined to improve the construction industry.

Something unique

Ben is an Iron Man. He loves to Golf, run triathlons, mountain biking and traveling somewhere new.

Cam Gonzalez

Project Management Team
Credentials

B.S. Civil Engineering

Work Experience

Young professional with over 4 years of experience in the construction industry

Something unique

I like to read a lot

SuEllen Sterling

Front Office Team
Credentials
B.A. in Social Work
Work Experience

SuEllen previously owned a distribution company prior to joining COBE. At COBE, SuEllen leads our payroll department and also works in the HR Department.

Something unique

SuEllens primary goal in life is to travel the world which she has. She lived in S. Korea for almost one year and traveled throughout Europe, Asia, Africa, and North America.

Matt Cody

Project Supervision Team
Credentials

OSHA 30

Work Experience

 I have 10 years of trade experience

Something unique

I moved across country at the age of 20 with a duffle bag and $50

Doug Rice

Project Management Team
Credentials
  • Institute of Technology Degree in Architectural Studies
  • OSHA Certified
  • CPR, AED and Basic First Aid Certified
Work Experience

Rewarding years in construction, learning something new every day, TI, landscape, dental, life science and cleanrooms included.

Something unique

Used to be a scratch golfer (now can’t break 100), loves jazz, the Oakland A’s, good movies and chicken tacos (with a cerveza)!

Victoria Christodoulou

Front Office Team
Credentials
B.A. in Psychology
Work Experience

Been in Finance since 2014.

Something unique

On my own time I enjoy writing short stories for my Youtube channel, small town shadows, baking yummy treats, and most of all escaping into my imagination playing Dungeons & Dragons with my friends.

Joe Horan

Project Supervision Team
Credentials

OSHA 30 Certified

Work Experience

Joe has over 15 years of construction experience. Prior to his commercial experience in tenant improvements, spent over 10 years in residential, as a rough and finish carpenter.

Something unique

Grew up in Arizona and found his love for the outdoors at an early age. Spends most of his time in the backcountry.

Ken Wallace

Project Management Team
Credentials
SJSU – Industrial Technologies Management
Work Experience

Ken is a medical and dental construction specialist. Having 23-years of construction experience, Ken has an extensive millwork background and owned his own countertop business prior to joining COBE.

Something unique

Enjoys Woodworking.

Tom Brumbaugh

Project Supervision Team
Credentials

First aid Certified
OSHA 30 Certified

Work Experience

30 years of construction covering multiple styles including work as a construction defect expert

Something unique

I love to spend time outdoors hunting, fishing, backpacking and spending time with my bees

Jim Hersom

Safety Officer
Credentials
  • OSHA 30
  • B.A. in Social Science; Secondary teaching credential
Work Experience

Safety Manager with 45 years of construction experience.

Something unique

Avid student of World War II history, I’ve traveled about Western Europe visiting locations of major battles and/or events related to that period of history.

Jason Alcaraz

Software Team
Credentials

Civil Engineering degree from M.I.T.

Work Experience
Jason works in all aspects of construction. He heads our software team where they specialize in Project Management software and is the head of our IT department as well.
Something unique

Ate wild elephant in a village off the grid in Zambia.

Shanit Daniel

Project Management Team
Credentials
  • B.S. in Marketing and Finance
  • M.S. in Construction Management
Work Experience

Commercial and Residential construction since 2005. Historic renovations in San Francisco, restaurants, bars, tech offices, law offices, market ready suites, dental offices, medical buildings. 

Something unique

Classic piano player since age 4, loves to cook, interior design passion, built a home that was selected for Dream House Raffle supporting the Special Olympics.