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. Owen is an involved alumnus of Catlin Gabel School, where he volunteers as Alumni Board President and a member of the Board of Trustees. Owen is also is active within his neighborhood, and serves on 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.
Erika brings many years of experience to her role as Project Coordinator for Owen Gabbert LLC. With a background of over six years working in new-home residential construction and interior design, Erika understands what it takes to make projects move smoothly every step of the way – from design, to construction, to completion.
At Owen Gabbert LLC, Erika assists Project Managers in coordinating pre-construction meetings and ensuring that estimates are established so that the transition from talks to construction is as easy and swift as possible. In addition, she attends client meetings, keeps track of action items, and helps with the closeout documentation of a project once it’s done. For Erika, the flexibility of her role – working on projects that range in size and scope on a daily basis – fuels her excitement for what she does, and contributes to the quality work that Owen Gabbert, LLC is able to complete for each client.
Marty is an exceptional project manager, 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.
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 is responsible for managing construction operations for Owen Gabbert LLC. He has a wide range of experience working as an integral subcontractor on projects throughout the Northwest, including 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 the official Assistant Project Manager 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.
Chris Curry is involved in a variety of critical elements as Assistant Site Supervisor 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.
As a Site Lead for Owen Gabbert LLC, Patrick Kistner is in charge of a myriad of elements on a variety of projects. As such, Patrick’s many years of experience (more than 16, starting as a teenager) come in handy on a daily basis. Over the years, Patrick has honed his skills as a master carpenter, and has perfected his finish work; what he enjoys most about working with Owen Gabbert LLC is that his job requires solving unique problems on an everyday basis.
Sam Redhead is a master of carpentry and general construction, thanks to a decade of experience in the construction and mechanical industries. Sam’s extensive knowledge of construction execution across all levels of operations allows him to step in as a valuable team member in a variety of stages of the build process. Sam’s penchant for staying organized, along with his strong communication skills, allow him to collaborate on any project and complete any task swiftly and safely.
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. 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 the 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!”
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 a laborer, however, is his hard-working attitude and willingness to learn. 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.
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