OUR TEAM

Rob Auger
Founder | CEO | RMM (Chief of Client Happiness)

Rob Auger has spent the majority of his life working in and surrounded by the construction industry. With well over a decade of general contracting, new construction and development experience he is a specialist in the industry enjoying challenging projects.

Click here to read more...
Rob facilitated the infrastructure/heavy civil land development for residential homes then managed the vertical construction for close to 1000 homes for some of the nation’s largest homebuilders.

Next, he purchased two commercial properties then fully rehabilitated them over a 2 year period working closely with the counties historical district along with the development of the site specific plan. In 2011 it was back to residential construction as a Construction Manager for a national construction firm where he oversaw day-to-day operations and managed a team that facilitated over 500 residential rehabilitation’s including vertical and horizontal additions as well as new construction.

The diversification and amount of work managed by Rob has provided he and The Design Build Company team with the experience/guidance needed to mediate risk and bring blind spots to life by identifying action items as well as critical points.

Rob Auger
Founder | CEO | RMM (Chief of Client Happiness)

Rob Auger has spent the majority of his life working in and surrounded by the construction industry. With well over a decade of general contracting, new construction and development experience he is a specialist in the industry enjoying challenging projects.

Click here to read more...
Rob facilitated the infrastructure/heavy civil land development for residential homes then managed the vertical construction for close to 1000 homes for some of the nation’s largest homebuilders.

Next, he purchased two commercial properties then fully rehabilitated them over a 2 year period working closely with the counties historical district along with the development of the site specific plan. In 2011 it was back to residential construction as a Construction Manager for a national construction firm where he oversaw day-to-day operations and managed a team that facilitated over 500 residential rehabilitation’s including vertical and horizontal additions as well as new construction.

The diversification and amount of work managed by Rob has provided he and The Design Build Company team with the experience/guidance needed to mediate risk and bring blind spots to life by identifying action items as well as critical points.

John Currier
CCO | President

John is a United States Air Force Veteran. He has been in the construction industry for over 27 years. John has built or managed over 20K residential homes ranging from basic lower end starter homes to multimillion dollar customs along with hotels, schools, restaurants, apartments.
Click here to read more...
John also designed and built a radio station and studio for a local radio show in the Sacramento area. Within the 27 years in the industry, John has held the position of VP of construction and Operations, for both public and private home builders.

John has extensive knowledge in all aspects of construction and was the GM of one of the largest framing companies in the state of California. Prior to joining The Design Build Company team, John owned and operated his own General construction company for the last 8 years.

Some of you may have had an opportunity to see John on the DIY and HGTV networks where he worked alongside the host of multiple TV Home Improvement shows as the General contractor on, House Crashers, Yard Crashers, Kitchen Crashers, Yard Core and Turf Wars.

Sheena Czekaj
Controller

Sheena has been in the construction industry for a several years now, and has gained so much useful knowledge and experience in doing so. Sheena’s extensive knowledge of business and accounting is commendable and is undoubtedly a great asset to our company.
Click here to read more...
Her pride in work is constantly exceeding expectations. Sheena treats our clients and partners with the utmost respect and professionalism that reflects what our company is all about.

Sheena Czekaj
Controller

Sheena has been in the construction industry for a several years now, and has gained so much useful knowledge and experience in doing so. Sheena’s extensive knowledge of business and accounting is commendable and is undoubtedly a great asset to our company.
Click here to read more...
Her pride in work is constantly exceeding expectations. Sheena treats our clients and partners with the utmost respect and professionalism that reflects what our company is all about.

Brian Bradford
Client Representative

Brian has spent the last seven years getting a wide variety of exposure and experience in the residential construction industry. The first three and a half years of his career was performing remodels for some of the nation’s largest development firms.
Click here to read more...
During this time Brian developed a sharp eye for improvement opportunities in flip and remodel projects.

Not only would Brian produce the scope of work for the project, but he would contract the project, manage it through completion and ensure it was to the highest standards. Always seeking new challenges along with a passion to grow and learn Brian then became the Vice President of a highly respected general contracting company that specialized in remodels, additions and new construction. Adding new construction to Brian’s experience really opened his eyes to how much he enjoyed creating something from scratch and really enjoyed the ability to be a part of the design process. Brain’s previous experience makes him uniquely qualified to be a Construction Manager for a new construction company that also specializes in design and build. Brain’s unique background has taught him the importance of understanding the design intent and how properly capture then execute the design on his projects.

Scott Pierce
General Construction Superintendent

Scott’s 30-year construction management career includes residential and commercial projects that include, single and multi-family residential, commercial, TI’s, medical facilities, educational and other ground-up construction and remodel projects. Scott is also a member of the Freemasons A.F.& A.M.

Scott Pierce
General Construction Superintendent

Scott’s 30-year construction management career includes residential and commercial projects that include, single and multi-family residential, commercial, TI’s, medical facilities, educational and other ground-up construction and remodel projects. Scott is also a member of the Freemasons A.F.& A.M.

Jay Parmer
Construction Superintendent

Jay has been building for 33 years. He’s built everything from birdhouses, doghouses, chicken coops, tract homes, custom homes, and even hotels.
Click here to read more...
He started building houses when he was 16 years old and took drafting and construction courses, not sure of what he wanted to do. He just knew that he wanted to either build houses or design them. After a brief stint in the Union, he took a job in the truss industry. From that point he worked for two different companies steadily for 10 years and did framing on the side. He eventually returned to framing and has been a foreman for 30 years. With The Design Build Company, he is now working his second stint as a Superintendent. Jay has worked with our President John Currier on and off for 17 years. He enjoys building homes for people and loves seeing the finished product. He goes over and beyond to make homeowners happy. He loves his job and what he does.

Donald Davis
Assistant Construction Superintendent

Donald has been in the construction industry for over a decade and provides crucial support to the construction department. He supports the Superintendents in maintaining a well-organized work environment and his experience in remodeling and scratch builds aids in managing the quality and the timing of our projects.

Donald Davis
Assistant Construction Superintendent

Donald has been in the construction industry for over a decade and provides crucial support to the construction department. He supports the Superintendents in maintaining a well-organized work environment and his experience in remodeling and scratch builds aids in managing the quality and the timing of our projects.

Jessica Pilgrim
Principal Designer | CID

With a bachelor’s degree in Interior Design, and a decade of professional experience in the design and construction industry, Jessica has the proven ability to lead projects from conceptualization to completion.
Click here to read more...
She believes as a designer, it is her duty to balance a connection between client needs and good design.

Jessica appreciates how the right home design can simply make life better, and it is one of her goals to form a functional space without sacrificing aesthetic appeal. By effectively communicating with clients about their needs, she can develop a vision for their space and create a functional yet personal environment that reflects their own individuality. Jessica takes pride in her acute attention to detail whether it is during the design development, project management, or project completion. She is continuously exploring new products and materials as well as pushing boundaries with innovative design and details.

Travis DiNuova
Design Director

Travis has spent most of his professional career specializing in various design services from residential to commercial industries. With over a decade of experience working with CAD and photography based software, he is able to facilitate your every need.
Click here to read more...
Travis also has over 15 years of working in business with Six Sigma/Lean management techniques from creating and formatting business models and analysis, to establishing NADCAP/ISO Quality standards making him the perfect candidate to direct the growing Design Build Team.

Travis DiNuova
Design Director

Travis has spent most of his professional career specializing in various design services from residential to commercial industries. With over a decade of experience working with CAD and photography based software, he is able to facilitate your every need.
Click here to read more...
Travis also has over 15 years of working in business with Six Sigma/Lean management techniques from creating and formatting business models and analysis, to establishing NADCAP/ISO Quality standards making him the perfect candidate to direct the growing Design Build Team.

Sarah Adams
Lead Designer (Sarah, Sarah Connor)

Sarah is a Sonoma County local, born and raised in Sebastopol. With over 5 years’ experience in the design build industry and a BA in Art Studio. Sarah has a passion for the details whether it be selecting your countertop or your toilet paper holder.
Click here to read more...
She believes every client has a style and her job is to understand what that looks like and bring to life within their budget.

Sarah is also enthusiastic about developing function in a home to fit the needs of the family vs the family fitting a home. She loves working in a team environment including treating the home owners like friends not just clients.

Amy Hume
Design Coordinator

Amy has an extensive design background that includes residential and commercial design, art consulting, visual merchandising, and interior design for several home furnishings retailers. With a Master’s Degree in Architectural History, she finds inspiration from historical interiors and the evolution of design through time.
Click here to read more...
Amy brings a combination of creativity, collaboration, and critical thinking to the team, and enjoys finding solutions for the challenges that inevitably arise in the design process. Amy has contributed to several publications including Style Magazine and Sacramento Home, and hosted a monthly segment on FOX40’s Studio40 Live where she demonstrated decor and lifestyle tips.

Amy Hume
Design Coordinator

Amy has an extensive design background that includes residential and commercial design, art consulting, visual merchandising, and interior design for several home furnishings retailers. With a Master’s Degree in Architectural History, she finds inspiration from historical interiors and the evolution of design through time.
Click here to read more...
Amy brings a combination of creativity, collaboration, and critical thinking to the team, and enjoys finding solutions for the challenges that inevitably arise in the design process. Amy has contributed to several publications including Style Magazine and Sacramento Home, and hosted a monthly segment on FOX40’s Studio40 Live where she demonstrated decor and lifestyle tips.

Briana Young
Design Coordinator

Briana is an established interior designer of residential spaces and strives to design unique interiors. With more than five years of extensive and considerable experience, she possesses an innate desire to create and design interiors that exceed clients’ expectations.
Click here to read more...
With an eye for quality, a superior sense of style, and a client-centered approach to business, Briana Young has proven herself as an innovative designer. She offers a balance of creativity, collaboration and forward thinking with a structured, organized and detailed mentality; enabling her to deliver focused development, follow through, and total completion to each aspect of the design.

Briana was born and raised in Southern California and earned her Visual Communications/Design degree at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles. Here she fostered a love for design and a keen eye for timeless styles. In her spare time, Briana enjoys spending time with her husband, exploring the city’s cultural, art, and food scene, as well as traveling worldwide for experiences and inspiration.

Rick McCallister
Senior Drafter

With over a decade of experience and hundreds of projects completed on his portfolio, Rick is a great contributor to The Design Build Company. While most of his career is in the residential field, the years he spent in commercial broadened his exposure and experience.
Click here to read more...
Rick is a Revit based CAD expert and has been working with the software for over 7 years. The 3D modeling and massing abilities of this software is very helpful for clients as it brings the project to light in a 3-dimensional colorized perspective. Rick is known around the office as a ‘walking code book’, which is extremely valuable when developing construction drawings. This knowledge and skillset is also greatly enjoyed by the subcontractors in the field having plans developed correctly the first time, every time.

Rick McCallister
Senior Drafter

With over a decade of experience and hundreds of projects completed on his portfolio, Rick is a great contributor to The Design Build Company. While most of his career is in the residential field, the years he spent in commercial broadened his exposure and experience.
Click here to read more...
Rick is a Revit based CAD expert and has been working with the software for over 7 years. The 3D modeling and massing abilities of this software is very helpful for clients as it brings the project to light in a 3-dimensional colorized perspective. Rick is known around the office as a ‘walking code book’, which is extremely valuable when developing construction drawings. This knowledge and skillset is also greatly enjoyed by the subcontractors in the field having plans developed correctly the first time, every time.

Robin Ann D’Ambrosio
Executive Team Coordinator (Swiss Army Knife)

Robin Ann coordinates all executive communications, including taking calls, responding to emails and interfacing with clients. Robin Ann’s proficiency in collaboration and delegation of duties ensures the executive team’s roles and responsibilities are aligned as the Design Build Company scales operations.
Click here to read more...
Her exceptional interpersonal skills make her a natural choice in elevating professionalism among staff and clientele, while upholding a high level of discretion.

Lynde Wagner
Junior Accountant

Lynde is originally from Central Coast California, born and raised in Lompoc. She has over 8 years of accounting experience in both small business and corporate accounting. She is a certified tax specialist through H&R Block and recently received a Certificate in Training for Human Resources Generalists. Her sharp abilities and work ethic make her a great asset to our growing team!

Lynde Wagner
Junior Accountant

Lynde is originally from Central Coast California, born and raised in Lompoc. She has over 8 years of accounting experience in both small business and corporate accounting. She is a certified tax specialist through H&R Block and recently received a Certificate in Training for Human Resources Generalists. Her sharp abilities and work ethic make her a great asset to our growing team!

Mercedes Auger
Purchasing Coordinator

Mercedes has been with the team for more than two years and has been an excellent teammate. She has shown a great deal of passion for the contracting side of the business and plan reading. She has recently been promoted to a Purchasing Coordinator where her experience with bidding out jobs, originating the bids and comparing them for accuracy will continue to grow.

Melissa Malmberg
Purchasing Coordinator

Melissa is a dedicated team player that comes with 7+ years of construction experience as both Project and Bid Coordinator. She brings strength to the company by making subcontractor relationships a high priority.
Click here to read more...
She brings an energetic attitude to The Design Build Company and goes the extra mile, regardless of the task and completing projects on time and under budget. Melissa is passionate about philanthropy, conservation and wildlife. On her days off, you can find Melissa exploring Pacific Northwest and the high country, snowboarding, backpacking and floating the rivers with her husband and 2 amazing teenagers.

Melissa Malmberg
Purchasing Coordinator

Melissa is a dedicated team player that comes with 7+ years of construction experience as both Project and Bid Coordinator. She brings strength to the company by making subcontractor relationships a high priority.
Click here to read more...
She brings an energetic attitude to The Design Build Company and goes the extra mile, regardless of the task and completing projects on time and under budget. Melissa is passionate about philanthropy, conservation and wildlife. On her days off, you can find Melissa exploring Pacific Northwest and the high country, snowboarding, backpacking and floating the rivers with her husband and 2 amazing teenagers.

Ashley Kleefeld
Operations Assistant

With a background in Human Resources, employee benefits and sales, Ashley brings a wide variety of experience and knowledge to The Design Build Company. Her organizational skills and hands on attitude make her a great addition to the team. She provides administrative support to our growing team by auditing and filing design project permits/plans and by locating important documents to ensure that our project files are complete and in order.

What our clients are saying about us…

“I absolutely LOVE working with this team! We interviewed a lot of people from all over the Bay Area and we know Rob, John and Jessica with The Design Build Company are the best choice out there!! They are always making sure we design within our budget without cutting corners (which takes a lot of skill). They take your dream and make it a (even better) reality!”

Danielle Perez, Sonoma

CONTACT US

The Design Build Company

License #1044039

Please feel free to contact us at any time with any questions or comments you may have. We are here to help!

Roseville Office
2281 Lava Ridge Ct. Suite 340
Roseville, CA 95661

Phone: (707) 400-6520
Email: rob@thedesignbuildco.com

Santa Rosa Office
3554 Round Barn Blvd. Suite 205
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Phone: (707) 400-6520
Email: rob@thedesignbuildco.com

13 + 3 =