Meet our team
Learn why the Ponderosa Builders team is the perfect fit for you and your next project
Michael Adams began his career as a civil engineer in California, Oklahoma, and then Idaho. His time as an engineer gave him a solid foundation for understanding the structures, drawings, and construction processes. Michael’s attention to detail and precision drew him to engineering, but his passion for construction lead him to pursue home building. As a general contractor, Michael has honed his skills as a project manager.
For your project, Michael will oversee the budget, schedule, bids, and is your first point of contact. Michael values client communication throughout all phases of construction. From the original estimate through the project completion, he aims to give a thorough and accurate budget that will set appropriate expectations. Staying organized and planning ahead with suppliers and trade partners will help get the job done, on time, and on budget.
Oswaldo has been a favorite trade partner to almost every general contractor in the Jackson area. They value his expertise and problem solving. Despite being behind-the-scenes, he’s been instrumental in building a number of well-know projects in the area. Oswaldo is originally from Jalisco, Mexico but the opportunities of the Tetons allowed him to settle here more than 20 years ago.
On your project, Oswaldo would be the “boots on the ground”. He oversees every aspect of construction to ensure quality work, a tight schedule, and that everything runs smoothly. He often works with the design team to value engineer the framing and other areas of the home to help give it the right look, keep it sound, and save money.
Daniel is one of our superintendents who was born and raised in the Teton Valley. He has been married for 14 years and has 1 son. He likes to camp, ride ATV’s, gaming, and spending time with his family. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science.
Daniel’s responsiblity is to oversee Ponderosa’s framing crew, which includes ensuring that they have the materials and information necesssary for them to do their job, overseeing trucking, subcontractors, mobilization, equipment needs, as well as making sure the construction is done safely and efficiently. Daniel helps Oswaldo manage projects, which includes several trips each week to Jackson and other areas of the Teton Valley to check in on the work taking place.
Kyle works as a Project Manager for Ponderosa Builders. He is currently a student at Brigham Young University- Idaho studying Construction Management. He enjoys spending time in the mountains surround the Teton Valley snowboarding and mountain biking, as well as staying in and watching movies with his wife.
As a project manager, Kyle’s job is to cooridnate with the home owners and subcontractors to make sure that the project runs smoothly. He also insures that each project he oversees meets a high standard of quality and that the home owners are satisfied with each aspect of their new home.
Max works as another one of our Project Managers. He is currently a student at Utah Valley University studying Marketing. He is from Utah, but has now worked the past two summers in the Teton Valley and now calls Driggs home with his wife. He loves fishing and hunting in and around the Valley.
As a project manager, Max works hard to manage the budget and schedule of your project. He communicates back and forth between home owners and the superintendents to make sure the project is on schedule and to make sure the client is aware of what is happening with their home throughout the process.
Logan started out working for Ponderosa Builders as a framer and has recently transitioned over into the role of a Project Manager. He is currently a student at Brigham Young University- Idaho studying Construction Management. Logan grew up in a small farming community in central Washington but for the last few years has been living in Idaho. He loves the beauty of area and convenience of being able to hike and ski.
As a Project Manager, Logan takes responsibility for the completion of projects within the budget, on schedule, and to the customer’s satisfaction. He also handles the logistics of getting material and subcontractors on site so our superintendents can focus on the daily and weekly needs of the project.