Owen has had a passion for building all of his life. After spending seven successful years as project and operations manager with Green Gables, a Portland-based design/build construction company, Owen formed his own company to expand further into real estate development and consulting while continuing to manage and build construction projects.
Owen draws on a broad range of experience, which includes managing residential and commercial construction and development projects for homeowners, building tenants and property owners. Owen's steadfast commitment to client satisfaction enables him to bring every job he works on to a successful conclusion.
Raised in the Irvington neighborhood of NE Portland, Owen returned to Portland after graduating from Willamette University with a degree in History and American Ethnic Studies. As an involved alumnus of Catlin Gabel School, Owen previously volunteered as Alumni Board President and was a member of the Board of Trustees. Owen is active within his neighborhood, and serves as chair of the Boise Neighborhood Association Land Use and Transportation Committee.
DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT
As the Director of Development for Owen Gabbert LLC, Shane designs and underwrites current projects, seeks out new development and land opportunities, and manages many of the daily intake and accounting needs. His many years of experience working in architecture and project management, coupled with his academic background in urban policy and design, contribute to Shane’s unique ability to tackle a variety of projects. As such, he consults with our clients closely to help manage the construction process and oversee design needs.
Marijke Dixon began working with Owen Gabbert LLC in the summer of 2014, and has been with us ever since. On a daily basis, Marijke does a combination of office management, bookkeeping and human resources – keeping Owen Gabbert LLC up and running. Marijke enjoys working on a vast array of local projects that take place right in the neighborhoods where she works, lives and plays.
Kathryn is the Operations Manager at Owen Gabbert LLC, which entails overseeing everything from day-to-day office needs, to human resources, safety, and time tracking, among other things. Kathryn’s professional background is in restaurant and bar management, which ties into her personal love of good food and wine.
Kathryn enjoys being a part of such a creative team here at OG LLC, and appreciates seeing how remodels and new projects evolve while maintaining an awareness of how they affect the surrounding communities.
Mariana’s professional background, which includes a degree in finance and a Master’s in Architecture, enables her to work on projects from start to finish, and she does so with crew, subcontractors, clients, engineers, and designers seamlessly. Along the way, she ensures that all points of the project are communicated and executed without fail.
In her own words, Mariana appreciates “delving into the details of how a structure is put together through beautiful design.” At Owen Gabbert LLC, she enjoys the opportunity to do this on a daily basis, while working on projects that contribute to the character of where she, her colleagues, and the greater community live and work.
Marty is an exceptional Site Lead, and has worked with Owen Gabbert in many different capacities for over nine years. In that time, Marty has honed his skills as a project manager, and appreciates working with a company that utilizes problem-solving skills to come up with creative solutions to unexpected challenges for our clients. Marty is not only a skilled project manager, but also a talented carpenter who specializes in finish carpentry.
Josh began his career in construction, carpentry, and site management nearly 20 years ago. Over this time, he has worn many hats and gained many skills. Starting out as a laborer, Josh quickly moved on to become site lead, and eventually lead carpenter, building custom cabinets and specialty items for a small construction company. In 2012, he began learning traditional furniture building techniques while working at The Joinery. Josh made the transition to project manager in 2015, and has since helped to manage production for companies from Nike, Adidas, and Dyson, among others.
At Owen Gabbert LLC, Josh helps coordinate on many projects as Project Manager; he offers his unique and seasoned perspective, which spans the design and build process, from construction and site management, all the way through to the finished product.
With more than 20 years of management experience in both construction and development, Angie Golleher is an invaluable member of our team. Angie’s diverse and longstanding background enables her to provide strategic guidance across several core competencies, including quality assurance, budget development, material management and resource allocation. No matter the project, Angie’s firm foundation and understanding of the process contribute to her keen ability to provide outstanding oversight and communication to both the internal team and the client.
Dale, one of Owen Gabbert LLC’s Project Managers, has a wide range of experience working as an integral subcontractor on projects throughout the Northwest. This includes the Gerding Armory Theater and the University of Washington campus expansion; more recently, Dale served as the prime contractor on innovative commercial work.
Dale’s attention to detail, along with more than two decades of experience, allow him to coordinate and problem-solve in a way that brings projects full circle in a successful and satisfying way for everyone involved.
Patrick is a welcome member of the Owen Gabbert LLC team, as he is always happy to lend a hand on any project that comes his way.
Patrick’s background ranges from residential remodeling, to restaurant build-outs and cooking, to operations management. All of this unique experience has led him to his current role at Owen Gabbert LLC, where he takes on a variety of projects. Patrick specializes in those that are related to the service industry, as his intimate knowledge of the vastly different restaurant and construction worlds allow him to help people create spaces that blend form and function.
As Site Lead for Owen Gabbert LLC, Mike supports and assists our senior project managers by reviewing upcoming work plans and coordinating with sub contractors. With a diverse background in carpentry and design, Mike also lends his skills to projects, often completing carpentry tasks on-site. Mike spends much of his free time dreaming up and completing woodworking projects, and enjoys making furniture and custom built-ins for unique spaces. Mike is happy to work in a field he's passionate about with a team that's energetic and supportive.
Mac works on many projects and assists in carpentry on a variety of jobs as Site Lead for Owen Gabbert LLC.
Having had his own construction business for six years, Mac brings with him a long history and firm foundation of working in the building and carpentry industries. As Mac puts it, he’s “always keeping an eye out for a solid, growing company to settle with, and I think I might have finally found it!” Part of this conviction comes from his excitement in being involved in forward-thinking projects that emphasize building efficiencies and carbon footprint – from co-living spaces, to solar panels, and beyond.
Hunter is experienced in carpentry and residential remodeling, and brings with him a passion (and an AAS Degree in) fine woodworking. At Owen Gabbert LLC, Hunter skillfully contributes to cabinet design and construction, and provides expert-level framing and finish carpentry for projects that are both residential and commercial in nature.
His favorite part of working at Owen Gabbert LLC is collaborating with talented colleagues, and making unique and functional pieces that accentuate the natural beauty of different woods.
Chris Curry is involved in a variety of critical elements as site lead for Owen Gabbert LLC. On a daily basis, he oversees and supervises work sites, assists with on-site protection and demolition, and hones his carpentry and finish work skills.
Chris, who has spent time studying both art and architecture, also brings eight years of experience as the supervisor for Lovett Deconstruction projects. Most recently, Chris orchestrated his own home remodel and addition, from the design to the building of it. With all of his experience and expertise, Chris is a tremendous addition to the Owen Gabbert LLC team.
Prior to becoming a carpenter for Owen Gabbert LLC, Jensen owned and operated his own fence and deck-building business and worked as a General Contractor in residential construction. Now, Jensen enjoys his varied days at Owen Gabbert LLC, where he works on projects from framing, to demolition, to general handy work.
Alex is our go-to handyman and a Carpenter for Owen Gabbert LLC. Thanks to his wide range of carpentry skills, he’s happy to do a bit of everything for Owen Gabbert LLC. Alex owns a family farm, so most of his background and expertise comes from experiences working in farming. Adding to that, his easygoing attitude makes Alex an essential member of the team here at Owen Gabbert LLC.
Nate is an expert drywall finisher at Owen Gabbert LLC, in addition to supporting the carpentry team. Some days, he’s prepping sheetrock or walls for brand-new paint. Other days, Nate helps with demos or skim-coating walls. As he puts it, “It feels great to work with a supportive and talented team. We get things done and we have a great time while we do it!”
As a Laborer for Owen Gabbert LLC, Sean works on a variety of job sites, doing a little bit of everything, from site prep and clean-up, to demolition, digging, and framing. Sean enjoys many elements of his work for OG LLC, but above all, he appreciates being a part of the process of making someone’s home or business work better for them. As he puts it, “I like being part of clients’ exciting projects. The work I do matters.”
Will brings a great variety of job experience with him to Owen Gabbert LLC, which is part of what makes him such a valuable asset to the team. What makes Will most irreplaceable as Facilities Manager, however, is his hard-working attitude and willingness to learn. Will also currently leads all of the Owen Gabbert LLC safety meetings.
Will is incredibly reliable, no matter the job, and you can count on seeing him in a pair of purple or yellow sunglasses most days.
James has an extensive professional background in the commercial and residential construction industry. Having initially worked as a field carpenter and site supervisor, he developed the experience to easily transition into management, sales, and project development. This – coupled with the various certifications in sustainable design, construction, mechanical, and structural engineering that he holds – makes James an instrumental member of the Owen Gabbert LLC team.
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