Founder and CEO of Stonewood LLC, Sven grew up the son of a home builder, learning the aspects of fine home building from the bottom up. He has been recognized as 40 under 40 by Mpls. St. Paul Business Journal as well as Professional Builder Magazine. He also has developed and markets industry leading construction project management software used worldwide by builders, remodelers and commercial contractors. In his free time, Sven enjoys skiing, boating, and spending time with his wife and three kids.
Vice President Construction Operations
After owning a homebuilding company and working for several upper bracket builders throughout the Midwest, Kenton's 28 years of experience are highly valued at Stonewood. His background in carpentry and experience in drafting are additional skills that make him a great addition to the team. Outside of the office, Kenton enjoys woodworking, pheasant hunting, and coaching/attending his kids activities.
When it comes to bookkeeping and business management, Rachel is an expert. With over 20 years’ experience in the remodeling and home building industry, and a background in custom doors and window coverings, Rachel is easily recognized as a very important member of the Stonewood team. When not working, Rachel likes to bike, hike, travel to visit her daughters, read, and paint landscapes and animals.
Steve’s 43 years of experience as a construction manager in commercial and residential development are a great asset to Stonewood. He has managed projects in Chicago, Scottsdale, Hawaii and Washington D.C. Steve is one of the most experienced project managers in the business and a great mentor to have on the Stonewood team. In his free time he enjoys drawing, reading, hiking and spending time with family.
David's been in the construction industry for 20 years with experience building in Minnesota, Nevada, and Arizona. He has a background managing the build of multifamily, spec homes, and his true passion- premier custom homes. His knowledge and organizational skill set are great strengths to Stonewood. Outside of work, David can be found playing hockey, snowmobiling, or spending time with his wife and kids.
Michael has been in the construction industry his entire life with experience working on the 35W bridge collapse, apartment buildings, senior living buildings and refined custom homes. He prides himself on making each stage of the building experience enjoyable for our clients and is known for his cheerful personality. In his free time, Michael enjoys racing cars, paddle boarding, spending time with family and hunting.
Production and Project Management
Nate's passions for strategy, company excellence and collaborative culture make him a great member to have on our team. From ground-break to home completion, Nate's 20 years of experience play an important role to ensure production, schedules and quality meet Stonewood standards. When not working, Nate can be found spending time with his son Lars, pheasant hunting with his dog and friends, playing hockey and running.
After owning a Custom Home and Remodeling business for many years, Joe’s 38 years of experience make him a valued team member at Stonewood. He taught Architectural Drafting, Design and Construction at Dunwoody and has extensive knowledge when it comes to the art of building custom homes. For fun, Joe enjoys spending time with his family and getting outdoors to hunt, fish, mountain bike and camp.
Service and Project Management
Tomar has 9 years of experience in residential remodeling and new home construction. His hands-on skill set and knowledge of the building process from start to finish are some of his best qualities. Tomar possesses the drive to build an honest relationship with our clients and is known for filling the room with laughter. When he's not at work, Tomar enjoys spending his time with his wife and 3 kids, as well as participating in competitive sports.
Sampson has a depth of knowledge across multiple areas of construction including carpentry, windows and doors, concrete, and interior finishes. He focuses on project completion and ongoing service, and has a positive attitude recognized daily by clients and co-workers. When he's not working, Sampson can be found hunting, fishing, spending time with family, friends, and his dog.
Marketing and Office Management
Courtney comes to Stonewood with diverse experience in managing marketing efforts for a commercial and residential developer back in Colorado. She brings not only her knowledge of the construction process but the design phase as well. She can wear a lot of hats and is a great addition to our team. Outside of the office Courtney enjoys skiing, playing tennis and soccer, volunteering with children, and her most recent hobby, beekeeping.