Meet the Team

The team behind the teamwork.

Every member of our carefully chosen team shares our passion.

Every member shares our passion: creating inspired spaces that improve people’s lives. Naturally, that commitment leads to happy clients—and a happy us, too, as we work together toward this common goal.

Factor Design Build LLC was founded by Josh Fiester and Kent Simpson as a full-service design build firm. We believe in providing the entire process for our clients, from initial design to the highest quality construction. This means that we manage every step of your project through a collaborative partnership with our design staff, architectural team, construction personnel, and trade partners, all working towards the same objective of a seamless client experience.

As a team, we have been involved in all phases of residential and commercial construction for more than 30 years in the Denver metro and Boulder areas. Through this experience, we have created an innovative design build approach that delivers a personalized experience for each of our client’s projects, big or small.

Our Core Values: We create spaces that improve people’s lives

Persistent

We are obsessed with better results.
Talented people always find a way.

Genuine

Courage to do or say what is right.
Be authentic and proud of who you are.

Balanced

We are selflessly committed to each other’s success.
We are creative, agile, and graceful.

Humble and Fun

We are grateful and kind.
We are empathetic and respectful of other’s needs.

FOUNDERS

Kent Simpson

CO-FOUNDER & COO

Josh Fiester

CO-FOUNDER & CEO

OFFICE MANAGEMENT

Jeanna Novy

CONTROLLER

Kim Smith

STAFF ACCOUNTANT

Vanessa Gareis

MARKETING AND SALES MANAGER

PROJECT DEVELOPMENT TEAM

David Bell

PROJECT DEVELOPER

DESIGN TEAM

Robin Bryant

DESIGN TEAM LEAD

Dain Carlson

LEAD ARCHITECT

Kay Galligan

LEAD ARCHITECT

Brian Duncan

LEAD ARCHITECT

Tamara Layman

INTERIOR DESIGNER

Marisa Campbell

INTERIOR DESIGNER

Lindsay Weist

Interior Designer

Aya Ishikawa

DRAFTER/MODELER

Koleta Charun

KITCHEN AND BATH DESIGNER

PRE-CONSTRUCTION TEAM

Lam La

PRE-CONSTRUCTION TEAM LEAD

Amy Smith

PRE-CONSTRUCTION COORDINATOR

Shane Schaap

PROCUREMENT COORDINATOR

PRODUCTION TEAM

Andrew Purcell

CONSTRUCTION AND WARRANTY TEAM LEAD

Mike Anderson

PROJECT MANAGER

Andrew Seck

PROJECT MANAGER

Josh Duff

PROJECT MANAGER

Matt Price

PROJECT MANAGER

PJ Landry

SPECIAL PROJECTS

Travis Trogler

SITE MANAGER

Eric Prockish

SITE MANAGER

Jacob Howell

Site Manager

Chad Torp

SITE MANAGER

Scott Brandel

SITE MANAGER

David Dominguez

SITE MANAGER

WARRANTY TEAM

Rachel Bustamante

PRODUCTION AND WARRANTY COORDINATOR

Jody Harris

WARRANTY TECH

BARKITECTS

Abby


Our News

DENVER – Boulder natives Josh Fiester and Kent Simpson, with more than 30 years combined experience in residential and commercial construction, have partnered to launch Factor Design Build in Denver.

Factor Design Build recently opened an office at 4255 Jason St. Denver CO 80211.

Factor Design Build is offering an integrated, end-to-end design, architecture, and construction team for new construction and remodeling projects.

Before founding Factor, Fiester was director of business development for Melton Construction in Boulder for eight years. LEED-certified with extensive green building experience, he has managed residential and commercial projects for 20 years. Simpson has worked with both national and regional homebuilders over the last 17 years, including 14 years with Richmond American Homes/MDC. He also headed Richmond’s National Customer Experience department and was director of construction.

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