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New Additions to the TRICO Team

TRICO Companies, LLC hired Bristal Johnson as Project Coordinator, Joylyn Thurman as Project Engineers and Brian Johnson as BIM Construction Manager. Johnson has 3 years’ construction administration experience. Her previous work includes creating and managing bids, assisting in contract development, and managing the needs of owners and business partners. Thurman has two years’ experience in construction including tenant improvements and civil projects. She graduated from University of Washington with a dual degree in architecture design and construction management. Johnson has...
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New Additions to the TRICO Team

TRICO Companies, LLC hired Todd Rork as Civil Superintendent, Ashley Tonsgard as Accounting Coordinator and Don Gordon as IT Support Specialist. Rork has over 25 years’ experience in civil construction. His skills have been developed working in a wide range of positions including general laborer, pipe layer, heavy equipment operator and superintendent. Tonsgard has six years project administration experience in the construction industry. She holds an associate’s degree and is continuing working on her bachelor’s degree in accounting at Western...
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TRICO’s Lisa Yandrich Elected to Board of Directors of Association of Washington Business

Lisa Yandrich, Administrative Manager of TRICO Companies, LLC, has joined the Board of Directors of the Association of Washington Business (AWB). She is one of 20 new board members elected from over 100 candidates. Formed in 1904, AWB is Washington’s oldest and largest statewide business association, and includes nearly 7,000 members representing 700,000 employees. AWB serves as both the state’s chamber of commerce and the manufacturing and technology association. While its membership includes major employers like Boeing and Microsoft, more...
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TRICO Promotion

TRICO promoted Will Eickhoff to Project Engineer. Eickhoff interned at TRICO while earning a bachelor’s degree in construction management from University of Washington this June. He is a LEED Green Associate and 10-year veteran of the U.S. Navy.
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TRICO Promotion

TRICO promoted Roger Kee to Project Manager. Kee has over 25 years of experience in procurement, contract management and construction project management. He holds an OSHA 30 and is an NROTC graduate of University of Washington, having served seven years as a U.S. Navy Supply Corps Officer with three sea service deployments. He is currently assigned to TRICO’s Snohomish County Team and has been with TRICO since May of 2018 serving as a Senior Project Engineer.
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New Addition to the TRICO Team

TRICO Companies, LLC has hired Jesse Ellenz as Project Manager. Ellenz has over 15 years of design-build contracting experience and has worked on projects throughout the U.S. and overseas. He holds a bachelor’s degree in construction management from Central Washington University.
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Jason Solie Made Principal at TRICO

TRICO Companies, LLC has made Jason Solie a Principal. A member of TRICO’s Leadership Team and a Senior Project Manager, he has over 20 years of experience in the construction industry and many repeat clients. Jason has successfully completed projects using public works design, bid-build, private design-build, and design-assist. He actively supports the community through leadership in several organizations including Boy Scouts and coaching youth sports. Jason has a bachelor’s degree from University of Washington.
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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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