The RG Team

RICHARD GARRETT – FOUNDING MEMBERRichard Garrett

“the namesake of “RG” – Richard grew up in Baker City, OR and moved to the Vancouver area in his early 20’s.
After 20+ years in the trades and working in construction management for other builders, Richard founded RG in 2009. A true “construction nerd” – Richard really enjoys the science of how a building goes together- especially here in the rainy Pacific NW. He enjoys meeting new people and building great projects and relationships with our clients! When he’s not busy at work he enjoys time with Beth and the family, projects around the house and fishing & hunting when time allows.

JEFF MARSH – GENERAL MANAGER

Jeff Marsh – joins RG as our General Manager to help the team navigate and streamline as we continue to grow.  Jeff comes from a background of many years in multiple facets of Construction Management and enjoys the challenge of streamlining and improving efficiency with his teams.  Jeff grew up in rural Clark County and graduated from BGHS.  Away from the office he enjoys spending time with family, fishing, hunting, and his favorite vacation is any warm, sunny beach!

BETH GARRETT – CONTROLLERBeth Garrett

Beth was raised in the foothills of Hockinson and is still a small town gal at heart.
Beth gets to do all the fun stuff – like paperwork, accounting, risk & insurance. After 15+ years in the accounting field working for other construction related companies – Beth helped Richard start RG, and has worked in various roles, as the company has grown. She also really enjoys working with clients to build great projects, and the relationships we have built over the years; but as a mom to 4 young children, her role is mostly “behind the scenes” now. Away from the office – she is a busy mom to 4 fun kiddos and enjoys learning about natural, healthy living & getting back in shape after 4 kids in her 30’s!

BRETT MARSHBURN – PROJECT MANAGER

Brett comes to RG with several years of construction experience. A Pacific NW native he has worked across the country and him and his family have returned home to their roots. Brett enjoys seeing the projects take shape and transition into the finished product. He enjoys working with the clients and fellow team members and making work fun. Away from work he enjoys hanging out with his wife and kiddos – at the beach, camping, fishing and riding ATV’s, and watching the Kansas City Chiefs – Go Chiefs!

ALEX BROOKS – SUPERINTENDENT

Alex was born and raised in Bremerton, Washington and began working for the Department of Defense while still in high school where he remained for 5 years in various construction positions. He has a strong technical background, enjoys seeing plans turn into finished products, and likes problem solving along the way. He most recently worked for the City of San Jose as a construction inspector before relocating back home to the Pacific NW! We think this varied background will make a nice addition to the RG team! When Alex is not at work he enjoys backpacking, skiing, and lifting weights.

RYAN CHEYNE – FIELD FOREMAN

Ryan Cheyne joins RG as a Field Foreman. Born in Battle Ground, raised in Southern Oregon- Ryan has returned to the local area with his own family to put down roots. He has worked in Construction and management nearly all his adult life. He loves to see a good challenge through to the end and the reward of a happy client or special community projects. Outside of work Ryan enjoys being active – he is a certified personal trainer and loves lifting weights with his fiancé and chasing around his 7 year old son!

AMANDA SOLBERG – PM ASSISTANT

Amanda recently relocated to the local area and comes with many years of construction PM assistant experience. She enjoys working in a close team environment and watching the projects be built from start to finish and meeting new people along the way! In her spare time she likes to do just about anything outdoors – from camping with the family, spending the day at a lake or beach – or just taking a walk in a new place!

DANA LEVANEN – DESIGNER / CLIENT RELATIONS MANAGERDana_Levanen

Born & raised in Detroit, MI – Dana relocated to Battle Ground when she married her husband and has raised her family here. She is a certified Designer, and worked at RG as our first in-house designer in 2019-2020. She took a year off during the Covid crazy, and re-joins the RG team as our “Client Relations Manager”- keeping in touch and up to date with our clients through the design process. We all missed her friendly, cheery face and she loves this new role as RG continues to grow and hone our client experience! Outside of work – Dana likes to spend time with her husband, six kids and 5 extra cute grand-kiddos, bake/cook and be a home-maker.

JAMES WICKWIRE – DESIGN MANAGER

James was recently promoted to “Design Manager”. He joined RG in early 2020 and quickly jumped in and became a valuable part of the team. James works very hard for clients and he is responsible for managing the design process from point of sale to turnover to construction including permitting. He loves the design process from start to finish – seeing the start of the design on a computer screen and all the way to the final construction and seeing it being realized. In his free time James like spending time in the outdoors with his family – going on bike rides, hikes, swimming, or just messing around and having fun. He also likes to longboard and play guitar.

ABBY LIPKA – DESIGN ADMIN

Abby joined RG in early 2020 as our general admin assistant – she quickly impressed the team and our clients with her positive, helpful attitude, dedication and professionalism! Abby’s dream job was to join the design team which she is now enrolled in design courses and serves as the design admin. Abby is a newlywed and when she’s not at work she enjoys going to the lake to wake surf and soak up the sun! She also loves to travel abroad and her favorite place so far is London.

JOSIE HENDRICKSON – DESIGN ADMIN

Josie joins the growing RG design team as a design admin – helping to facilitate and keep the project selections organized. Josie grew up in Palmer, Alaska but loves her new “home” here in Washington!
In her short time at RG so far – her favorite thing is the people she works with! Josie says the effort, care and time her team puts into each and every client is amazing to see! She is enjoying learning a new career and excited for her future with RG. Away from work – the majority of her free time is spent with her family & friends! Additionally, she loves camping, hiking and photography!

BILL SANDSTROM – CAD DRAFTER

Bill Sandstrom – joins our growing design team as a CAD drafter! Bill has worked in a few different industries but followed his calling into the architectural/design world! He enjoys the technical and creative challenges that come with his job. When he’s not working he likes to catch up on his reading, working out and playing hockey!

DANA RICKETTS – ADMIN. ASSISTANT

Dana joins our team as the Admin. Assistant with many years of operational admin experience. She is an integral part of the team helping to assist all departments deliver to our clients! She enjoys visiting with our clients about their projects and assist in getting the ball rolling. Outside of work she loves spending time with family and friends, playing with her pets, fishing, camping and horseback riding!

AMANDA HEDGE – ACCOUNTING

Amanda Hedge joins RG as our new bookkeeper. She is responsible for the day to day bookkeeping and project costing. She loves working with the RG team and the variety of tasks and how each day is a little different. In her personal time she enjoys being with family and friends, exploring the Pacific NW, reading and crafting!