Meet the Team

The team behind the teamwork.

Every member of our carefully chosen team shares our passion.

Every member of our carefully chosen team shares our passion: creating inspired spaces that enhance the quality of our clients’ 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

Kent Simpson

Co-Founder & COO
Josh Fiester

Josh Fiester

Co-Founder & CEO

OFFICE MANAGEMENT


Audrey Sommers

Audrey Sommers

CFO

Rebecca Boniek

Rebecca Boniek

Sales and Marketing Assistant

Diana Maldonado

Diana Maldonado

Finance Assistant

PROJECT DEVELOPMENT


Virginia Betty

Virginia Betty

Senior Project Developer
Holly Bell

Holly Bell

Project Developer

DESIGN TEAM


Gary Pritchard

Gary Pritchard

General Manager

Jenny Murphy

Jenny Murphy

Interior Designer

Chris Lozyniak

Chris Lozyniak

Designer

Dustin Williams

Dustin Williams

Estimating Procurement Manager

Robin Bryant

Robin Bryant

Sr. Project Designer

Brianna McCaffrey

Brianna McCaffrey

Designer

Dain Carlson

Dain Carlson

Lead Architect

Ben Freund

Ben Freund

Designer

PRODUCTION TEAM


Randy Pritchard

Randy Pritchard

Project Manager

Phil Maniscalchi

Phil Maniscalchi

Project Manager

Patrick McKellen

Patrick McKellen

Master Carpenter

David Seitler

David Seitler

Carpenter

Robert Fulgham

Robert Fulgham

Master Carpenter

Lam La

Lam La

Project Manager

Aaron Backhus

Aaron Backhus

Lead Carpenter

Jacob Howell

Jacob Howell

Carpenter

Travis Orme

Travis Orme

Project Manager

Travis Cebula

Travis Cebula

Carpenter

Travis Trogler

Travis Trogler

Carpenter

Gary Heusel

Gary Heusel

Driver & Laborer

WARRANTY TEAM


Richard Begando

Richard Begando

Warranty Manager

BARKITECTS


Abby

Abby


Moby

Moby


Stella

Stella

Nigel

Nigel


Ivan

Ivan


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 3246 Larimer St.

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

Fiester most recently 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 14 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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