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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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Scott Higgins

General Manager

Scott has 23 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 40 years of experience in this industry. His certifications and licenses include OSHA 30, forklift certification, and CA and…

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Joel Anderson

Operations Manager

Joel works as a project manager and an operations manager for the residential group at Dianda Construction. His 34-plus years of laborer and carpentry experience, combined with field management, preconstruction and construction experience, lead him to have broad construction experience…

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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 18 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

Curtis works as a project manager and has 17 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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Michelle Andrus

Project Manager

Michelle has been in the construction industry for 16 years and has a background in interior architecture. Prior to joining Dianda Construction, she prepared working drawings for commercial, industrial and retail tenant improvements. Her project management experience includes several award-winning…

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Doug Cordova

Superintendent

Doug works as a project superintendent in our commercial group and brings with him 16 years of experience in the construction industry. Most recently Doug has worked on the Boys and Girls Club facility. He has worked as a superintendent…

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Patrick Rucker

Project Manager

Patrick has been a part of the construction industry for over 18 years. His certifications include LEED AP and OSHA 30. Patrick was recently the project manager for an office remodel for Horiba Instruments and will work on building a…

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John Wallace

Project Manager

With 23 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 38 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 30 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 34 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 15 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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Nick Sanchez

Superintendent

Nick used his leadership skills and hard work to build his career over the past 18 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 20 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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Fernando Valdez-Palma

Superintendent

A part of the construction industry for 17 years, Fernando has helped build some of the most amazing residences in Reno/Sparks and Lake Tahoe. He has also been a superintendent for the 108,000-square-foot E.L. Weigand Fitness Center at the University…

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Mitch Medici

Project Engineer

Mitch works as a project engineer and has been in the construction industry for 2 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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Jon Griffin

Project Engineer

Jon serves a project engineer and ensures that safety and quality control are both top priority in every part of your project from start to finish. Prior to joining Dianda Construction, he worked as an installer at an Army base…

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