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


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


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


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.


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Kent Simpson

Co-Founder & COO
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Josh Fiester

Co-Founder & CEO


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Jeanna Novy


Audrey Sommers

Accounting Manager
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Keely VonBank

Sales and Marketing


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David Bell

Project Developer


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Robin Bryant

Design Team Lead
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Dain Carlson

Lead Architect
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Kay Galligan

Lead Architect
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Brianna McCaffrey

Interior Designer
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Tamara Layman

Interior Designer
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Britney Field

Cabinet Designer


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Lam La

Pre-Construction Team Lead
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Amy Smith

Pre-Construction Coordinator


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Mike Anderson

Project Manager
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PJ Landry

Construction and Warranty Team Lead
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Jeremey Shoning

Project Manager
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Andrew Seck

Project Manager
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Aaron Backhus

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Travis Trogler

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Jacob Howell

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Eric Shute

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Eric Prockish

Eric Prockish

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Josh Duff

Josh Duff

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Tim Casel

Tim Casel

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Matt Knauer

Warranty Manager


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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.