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Our Team

Dianda Construction’s expansive knowledge, attention to detail and dedication is what brings your project to life. Our skilled team of estimators, project managers and craftsmen will guide your project to success. Learn more about the team that makes it all possible.

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  • Leaders
  • Project Managers
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  • Project Engineers
  • Administrator
Scott Higgins

General Manager

Scott has 24 years of experience in the construction industry, working his way up from project engineer with varied experience, including serving as the general superintendent for a large builder, managing labor resources and overseeing all aspects of field management…

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Dave Baker

General Superintendent

Dave works as a general superintendent and has been with Dianda Construction since the beginning. Collectively, Dave brings to Dianda Construction 41 years of experience in this industry. His certifications and licenses include OSHA 30, forklift certification, and CA and…

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Erica Thomas

Project Administrator

Erica has been with Dianda Construction since the beginning and has been in the construction industry for 19 years. As a project administrator, Erica uses her strengths in organization and document tracking to get the job done. She finds it…

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Curtis Allec

Project Manager & Safety Program Manager

Curtis works as a project manager and has 18 years of experience in the construction industry. His certifications include OSHA 30, NCCCO certified operator, rigger certified, and forklift trainer certification class A CDL. Curtis has been the project manager for…

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Luke Morales

Project Manager

Like a lot of his colleagues in construction, Luke likes the unique challenges that each project presents and the opportunity to work with designers and clients to push the envelope of what can be built. Past projects include a university…

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Patrick Rucker

Project Manager

Patrick has been a part of the construction industry for over 19 years. His certifications include LEED AP and OSHA 30. Patrick was recently the project manager for an office remodel for Horiba Instruments and worked on building a laboratory…

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Emitt Tracy

Project Manager

Emitt has been working in construction for over 15 years managing tenant improvements, estimating and design-building remodel expansions for many different kinds of clients. He enjoys the teamwork it takes to achieve project goals and is always eager to help…

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John Wallace

Project Manager

With 24 years’ experience in construction, John’s knowledge of the industry along with his strong teamwork skills make him a great leader and an integral part of your project team. Most recently, john oversaw the team renovating 781 guest rooms…

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Tim Gavin

Superintendent

Tim has been in the construction industry for over 39 years and works as a superintendent at Dianda Construction. He has helped build some of Lake Tahoe’s most spectacular homes. A former U.S. Army Sergeant with the Corps of Engineers,…

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John Hallahan

Superintendent

A third generation builder and northern Nevada native, John enjoys applying his knowledge to solve the challenge of each new project. He has collected 31 years of varied experience in the construction industry from custom homes to local businesses. Recent…

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Brian Hewitt

Superintendent

Brian has been in the construction industry for 35 years. His recent experience includes residential projects and the interior remodel and showroom for Western Nevada Supply. Brian is always up for a challenge. On your project, Brian will bring his…

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Geary Jones

Superintendent

Geary has been in the construction industry for 16 years and works as a superintendent at Dianda Construction. He began his career as a carpenter working on varied projects around the Great Basin and Reno-Tahoe region. He has experience in…

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Joey Orr

Superintendent

Joey works as a superintendent and is responsible for site leadership and technical direction for your project’s field labor and subcontractors. He also provides constructability input and leads the pre-planning of the logistics for managing your project's site. As superintendent,…

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Ric Peters

Superintendent

Ric’s favorite parts of working in construction are being part of something bigger than he is and getting the opportunity to create a piece of art that will last forever. An excellent consensus builder and communicator, he approaches every day…

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Nick Sanchez

Superintendent

Nick used his leadership skills and hard work to build his career over the past 19 years. Starting out as a carpenter, his aptitude for supervising crews and initiative in solving project challenges quickly elevated him to superintendent. He takes…

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Craig Swindells

Superintendent

Craig works as a superintendent and brings with him 21 years of experience in the construction industry. His certifications include OSHA 30, aerial lift, scaffold, hilti, first aid and forklift. Craig was the superintendent on the Nugget Casino Resort remodel.…

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MJ Farthing

Project Engineer

MJ’s interest in construction was sparked by his interest in the connection between community progress, economic growth and building. He enjoys being a part of a team and having an understanding of the behind-the-scenes processes that lead to successful projects.…

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Mitch Medici

Project Engineer

Mitch works as a project engineer and has been in the construction industry for 3 years after graduating from CSU Chico with a bachelor’s degree in Construction Management. He recently completed a remodel for the Nugget Casino Resort, remodeling 781…

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Lori McFarland

Project Administrator

Lori is the glue that holds teams together. She likes to say, “Construction chose me” and we are glad it did. She excels at maintaining budgets, keeping projects organized and enjoys building relationships with clients and subcontractors. Lori’s favorite part…

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