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New Additions to the TRICO Team

TRICO Companies, LLC hired Kelly Gieser, Mark Knudson and Kolby Doerge as Superintendents. Gieser has 40 years’ experience in residential and commercial construction working his way up through the trades. He is an ICC state certified commercial building inspector. Knudson has over 40 years’ construction experience as well as 20 years’ of training and instructing apprentices and future superintendents. Doerge has over 20 years’ construction experience including grade setter, grade engineer and operator for site and heavy highway development. Gieser...
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New Addition to the TRICO Team

TRICO Companies, LLC has hired Travis Binschus as Project Engineer. Binschus worked as an architectural designer and manager for A/E firms at a semiconductor fabrication facility in Oregon. Previously he worked for Microsoft as a GIS (Geospatial Information Systems) analyst designing terrain for a flight simulator on Flight X, and for Spokane WSDOT building a state-wide road network database using GIS. He has a bachelor’s in landscape architecture from Washington State University.
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New Addition to the TRICO Team and Promotion

TRICO hired Reilly Desmul as Project Engineer and promoted John VanValkenburg to Equipment Manager. Desmul VanValkenburg Desmul worked as an intern with Denizen Development Group in Seattle and graduated in June with a bachelor’s degree in civil and environmental engineering from University of Washington. VanValkenburg has 23 years’ experience in industrial and heavy equipment maintenance, five of those years serving in the Marine Corps working in aviation maintenance. He joined TRICO in 2017 as Heavy Equipment Mechanic.
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TRICO Promotions

TRICO promoted Brian Jones & Kyle Nilson to Project Manager. Jones Nilson Jones has 14 years of architectural design experience on supermarkets, commercial and food processing projects, and five years of construction and management experience on retail, supermarkets and cold storage. He’s a LEED Green Associate and holds a bachelor’s degree in architecture with a minor in art from University of Idaho. He has been with TRICO since 2014. Nilson grew up around his father and grandfather’s construction company, playing...
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New Additions to the TRICO Team & Promotion

TRICO hired Mark Kim as Project Manager, Roger Kee as Senior Project Engineer and Olivia Schatz as Office Assistant.  Sarah Silvas promoted to Project Coordinator. Kim Kee Schatz Silvas Kim has 10 years of experience in commercial construction including office construction and renovations, civil, parking structures, data center, healthcare and mixed-use in the Seattle area. He graduated from University of Washington in 2008 with bachelors’ degrees in construction management and economics. Kee has almost 25 years of experience in procurement,...
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