Meet The Team

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Kevin Brzeczek

President and CEO

Kevin graduated from the University of Denver in 1991 and and founded Edge Construction Specialties in 1996. Kevin is married with 3 sons. He is currently President and CEO of the company, and oversees the Preconstruction and Estimating department. When Kevin isn't in the office working on a bid or on the phone, you can find him pursuing his passions for fly fishing in salt water, deep sea fishing, trout fishing, or chasing upland and waterfowl game with his 3 sons.

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Stuart Evans

Vice President

Stuart graduated from the University of Denver with a degree in Real Estate and Construction Management. He began working for Edge in 2006 and became Vice President four years ago. He oversees all projects from buyout to completion. Stuart likes the varied challenges he is presented with at Edge and the can-do attitude of the team. When not on the job, Stuart trains for and races Ironman triathlons with his lovely wife and spends time with his incredible family. 

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Brent Sharp

Head of Field Operations

Brent moved to Colorado in 2012 from his native Michigan to come work for Edge. He brings extensive field experience (25+ years) and a degree in Interior Design to the team. He enjoys working with designers and architects to transform design ideas into what owners actually want. Brent’s field experience makes him an incredible superintendent, especially when complicated details are present. In his free time, Brent enjoys biking, hiking and bird hunting.

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Jeff Beck

Assistant Director

Jeff came to us from Phoenix in 2020, and he has a BS in Journalism from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff. As the Assistant Director, he takes care of the behind-the-scenes details, helping us cross t's and dot i's. Away from the office, Jeff is a runner on both trails and the road, and has run several marathons (and even a few ultra-marathons going up to 50 miles!) He has a varied assortment of professional experience, including golf professional, residential property manager, and even started a cold brew coffee company. He writes running shoe reviews in his spare time and has published two novels and a non-fiction book. He recently moved to Colorado with his wife, Stephanie, a Colorado native, and their daughter Emma.

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Missie Johnson West

Office Manager / HR Representative

As the Office Manager, Missie is responsible for overseeing the many aspects of daily office operations. Missie joined the company in 2020 and brings with her over 21 years of experience including, but not limited to, advertising, small business operations and financial services. Originally from Iowa, but in Colorado since the sixth grade, Missie graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a Bachelor’s in Advertising with a minor in Women’s Studies.  

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Andrew Fishman

Bidding/Preconstruction

Andrew has been working with Edge since 2015. Previously Andrew has held construction engineer and management positions as a public works consultant in the state of California. He has a strong background in drafting and engineering thanks to his time at Stevens Institute of Technology. 

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Steve LoJacono

Senior Project Manager

Steve is a native of Buffalo, New York, and has a degree in Accounting & Finance from Syracuse University. After working in the financial sector in New York City and as a futures trader on the floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Steve channeled his business acumen with his love of woodworking into a Project/Operations Manager role at a high-end Chicago residential millwork company. In 2007, Steve and his family moved to Denver to enjoy the bright sunshine and great outdoors of Colorado. Steve has served as a Project Manager in the commercial millwork industry since then, working on hundreds of projects all over Colorado and building strong industry relationships before joining Edge in 2020. In his spare time, you can find Steve on the ski slopes, in the kitchen making dinner, or cheering loudly from the sidelines at one of his three kids' sporting events.

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Steve Fredericksen

Senior Project Manager

Born and raised in western Washington, Steve eventually found his way into the Architectural Millwork industry, where he soon discovered himself working worldwide on high profile projects. Steve feels extremely fortunate to have found himself in a career that provided him the opportunity to live abroad and have numerous unique experiences in many countries. In 2020 Steve moved from Arizona to join the Edge team, bringing with him many years of experience and varied expertise. Steve is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys sharing Colorado with his family, as well as hunting, fishing, golf and other entrepreneurial pursuits.

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Casey Brennecke

Project Manager

Casey came to Edge in 2017 from a local cabinet company where he was a Project Manager. He has been living in Colorado off and on for the past 10 years, starting when he went to school at the University of Colorado. He spends most of his free time exploring the mountains whether it be on a snowboard, motorcycle, or on foot. 

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Donté Louie

Project Manager

Donté is a Denver Native and Veteran of the United States Navy where he specialized in Electrical Engineering and Damage Control. After his military service, he served in the financial planning/risk management world as an Agency Manager and completed degrees in Marketing and Spanish from Metropolitan State University. When not at work, Donté enjoys keeping his competitive spirit alive on the football field, remodeling his home and expressing himself through multiple artistic outlets. This harmonious coalescence of knowledge and experience, and love of woodwork, led him into the Millwork industry and joining Edge in 2019 as a Project Manager. 

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Kate McDonald

Assistant Project Manager

Hailing from the east coast, Kate split her time between Vermont & Massachusetts until her love of spending time outside in the mountains eventually brought her to Colorado. She enjoys skiing, hiking, biking, gardening, almost anything that allows her to spend time outdoors. Kate graduated from the University of New Hampshire and started her construction career working in the Boston area. After moving to Vail, she joined a general contractor team, where she worked for 5 years before joining the team at Edge Construction Specialties in 2020.

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Alex Beekman

Project Engineer

Alex grew up in Denver and has been working with Edge since April 2018. He graduated from Colorado State University with a degree in Construction Management and Business, which he applies to his role as a Project Engineer. Alex enjoys the unique challenges of finish carpentry project management and is proud to contribute to projects in his home state. When not in the office or on the jobsite, you can find Alex enjoying the outdoors by snowboarding or mountain biking.

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Eric Ruba

Project Engineer

Mick has been in Architectural Millwork since 1974. A Journeyman Millman by trade, he has spent his career working in multiple capacities ranging from bench assembly, installer, cutbilling manager, machinist, purchasing manager, engineering, CAD drafting, and various other duties that pertain to custom millwork. Mick joined Edge in 2018 and has extensive knowledge of hardware and materials as he has been involved with purchasing in the Architectural Construction Trades for 18 years.

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Dennis "Mick" McKee

Purchasing Agent

Mick has been in Architectural Millwork since 1974. A Journeyman Millman by trade, he has spent his career working in multiple capacities ranging from bench assembly, installer, cutbilling manager, machinist, purchasing manager, engineering, CAD drafting, and various other duties that pertain to custom millwork. Mick joined Edge in 2018 and has extensive knowledge of hardware and materials as he has been involved with purchasing in the Architectural Construction Trades for 18 years.

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Chris Johnson

Purchasing Agent

Chris moved to Colorado in 2013 from Reno, NV. Chris has a millwork background as a builder/machinist for 14 years, and after taking design classes in CAD and Revit, he then moved into drafting, then estimating, and production management before becoming a Purchasing Agent for Edge in 2020. Chris spends his free time with his daughter, who is his life. Chris also loves trail running, ultra-trail races and obstacle course racing. He has raced in various places throughout the country, with the World Championship Spartan Race at Lake Tahoe being the toughest race so far – especially considering the blizzard conditions. He lives by “the longer the distance, the more inclined he is to be doing it” rule.

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Greg Cook

Engineering Manager

Greg moved to Colorado shortly after obtaining his degree in 1995. Greg has an extensive background in Custom Architectural Millwork Drafting and Design from working at a few of the largest cabinet companies across Colorado. He has been with Edge since 2017, and he is excited to be able to pass along the engineering knowledge that he has picked up throughout his career. When Greg is not at work, you can find him spending time with his wife and 2 kids.

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Jeff Charmichael

Delivery/Warehouse Manager

Jeff Carmichael has been Edge's Delivery & Warehouse Manager since mid-2018. Originally from Virginia, Jeff came to Colorado for his undergrad studies at CU Boulder, getting his bachelor's in Spanish language and Literature. He spent time surfing in California before obtaining his Master's degree from Denver University in Software Design. Fed up with spending his days in front of a computer, Jeff's transition to the warehouse and delivery was a departure, but we're very lucky he made the switch. When he isn't working Jeff enjoys relaxing at home and working through various home improvement projects.

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Jeremiah Mitchell

Shop Manager

Jeremiah has been Edge’s shop manager since 2016, but he has been in the industry since 2002. He started working in a cabinet shop at the age of 17, right after graduation from Widefield High School. When he isn’t making incredible things, he enjoys playing pickup hockey, or spending time with his wife and four kids.

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Louie Lozoya

Field Manager

Louie is a Texas native who grew up in Colorado. He spent years in the residential construction industry, overseeing hundreds of projects before joining Edge in 2017. Now he oversees high end millwork installs throughout the Denver metro area. He enjoys taking architectural drawings and transforming them in the field. When not in the field you can find Louie fishing, hunting, riding ATVs, or playing bass guitar at Church.

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Denise Jones

Field Manager

As a Denver native, Denise joined Edge in 2018, tackling the high rise life of residential Construction. Her experience within the business goes back more than 20 years in Denver. After working in the field of New Home construction, she became a Realtor and general contractor, working with her clients to build their dream homes. When not working, Denise enjoys going on vacation with her two daughters, or at her second home, the gym, keeping her family healthy while having fun!

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Guadalupe Barrera

Field Manager

Guadalupe moved to Colorado as a teenager and started working as a carpenter with her father. The California native has been working in construction since she was 17, joining Edge in 2018. She loves spending time with family, as well as camping, hiking, and going on vacation.

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Geoff Waltz

Field Manager

Geoff comes to Edge as a professionally trained woodworker, with industry experience as a fabricator, estimator, and project manager for over 40 years. While Geoff grew up in the deserts of Arizona and moved to Colorado 13 years ago, between that time he has also been lucky enough to work as a high-end millwork installer and custom woodworker throughout the world, joining Edge in 2020. He loves spending time with his children, and grandchildren, and tries to spend as much time with them as he can, bicycling, camping, fishing and/or hunting. Geoff also loves to make use of his culinary arts degree, from Scottsdale Culinary Institute, by cooking for his friends and family. In his free time, Geoff builds and shoots traditional longbows and recurves and is heavily involved with the promotion of traditional archery, where he holds the goal of getting as many kids introduced to it as possible.

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Lance Burnett

Field Manager

Originally from Arizona, Lance has been in Colorado since 2012 working with some of the finest shops in Denver and the surrounding areas, joining Edge in 2020. With 35 years of experience, Lance has overseen thousands of customized projects of all sizes and complexities while working together with employees, contractors and owners alike. Lance was excited to when he had the opportunity to join Edge and share his extensive experience with the Team. His hobbies and interests include riding his motorcycle through the mountains with his wife Jill, welding, and working on classic cars and trucks. 

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Jeff Rice

Field Manager (Mountain)

Jeff was born and raised in San Diego, California and moved to Colorado in 2003.  He currently resides, with his family, in the town of No Name outside of Glenwood Springs, CO.  He joined the Edge team in 2020, and brings many years of construction experience. Jeff enjoys playing guitar, skiing, rafting, road tripping and adventuring with his family, including his two adorable grandchildren. 

Max Proietti

Max Proietti

Field Manager

Max joined Edge as an intern, and after graduating from the University of Denver in 2018, Max transitioned to a Field Manager. Max enjoys the challenges that are unique to each project and seeing the satisfaction and joy that each completed project brings to the owners and end users. As a Colorado native, Max enjoys spending his free time outdoors camping, hiking, skiing and woodworking.

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Jo

Office Greeter

Hi, I'm Jo. You can usually find me sleeping on the main floor where the polished concrete is nice and cool. I am convinced that everyone who comes to visit us is here to see me, and I love people, so that works out nicely.

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