BROTHERS SINCE 1955
BUILDERS SINCE 1978
My brother David and I along with the team at Young Construction have been committed to building quality commercial projects in Santa Barbara for the past 36 years. Our personal involvement in each project along with our detail oriented approach and cost effective construction solutions continues to produce award winning homes for our clients.
To provide our clients with the absolute best in project management and other related services to insure the success of each and every project. Our approach ensures functional quality design, adherence to industry construction standards, and compliance with budgets and schedules.
President, Operations & Business Development
Raised in San Pedro, Bob moved to Santa Ynez to build homes for a developer client in 1976. Two years later he co-founded Young Construction with brother Dave and expanded the operations into Santa Barbara. Charged with business development, Bob has grown the business to include high-end residential and commercial projects. A fan of the outdoors, Bob spends his downtime riding motorcycle dirt bikes, sailing, hiking and golfing.
Vice President, Field Operations
With a strong background in hands-on construction, Dave oversees all daily field construction elements through site visits, daily communications with project managers, job site supervisors, architects and clients. Charged with overall quality control, Dave is the partner in the field. An avid sportsman, Dave holds several records in offshore sailboat racing and enjoys heli-skiing and surfing.
Senior Project Manager
A Santa Barbara native, Ted has spent his 30-year career overseeing commercial construction projects of various sizes. After running his own successful construction company, Ted joined Young Construction in 1996. He is responsible for estimating and value engineering on the front end as well as project administration during construction. He also ensures communication lines stay open between the construction and design teams for a smooth, seamless project and enjoys sports and staying active.
Raised in San Clemente, CA, Jeremy came to Santa Barbara in 1991 to attend UCSB for a bachelor’s degree in sociology. He also holds a multiple-subject teaching credential from National University. After graduation, he worked in construction and found his calling as a rough framer and finish carpenter. Jeremy enjoys reading, playing basketball and surfing.
Brought up in Seattle WA, Rob earned a degree in Social Sciences from Washington State University. He brings with him 15 years of experience in the industry. His background includes working with industrial, infrastructure, healthcare, high rise, restaurant, and hospitality projects. He is well versed in contract negotiations, schedule development, budget and estimate management, constructability reviews, and quality control. The best part of the job for Rob is problem solving and client communications. On his free time he ventures out on hikes and snowboarding trips, and enjoys cooking.
Danny has overseen a mix of hotels, restaurants and mixed-use commercial building projects during his 23 years in the industry. As the full time on-site supervisor, he ensures quality and accuracy for entire length of the project and facilitates a working relationship between the client, structural engineer and architect. He also monitors and enforces site-safety procedures, provides timely documents to the designers and clients and interfaces with subcontractors. Danny, who was drafted by the Seattle Mariners to play professional baseball, enjoys golf and volunteering for several civic groups in his hometown of Solvang.
A project superintendent in the commercial division, Rick has worked in construction since 1977. He joined Young Construction in 2008 as the superintendent on the Corque Hotel remodel in Solvang. Raised in the San Gabriel Valley, An avid surfer, Rick relocated to Santa Barbara in 1976 in order to be closer to the beach. He also enjoys golfing and riding motorcycles.
Born and raised here in Santa Barbara, Junior started working in the field of construction right out of high school. Sixteen years later he has honed his skills from the ground up to become one of our best project supervisors. Drawing from his experience in the field, Junior has maintained to be a valued member of the Young construction team for over 10 years. On his days off you may find him enjoying long walks on the beach with his dogs Jax, Maximus, and Duchess.
Reared in Riverside, California, Rick moved to Santa Barbara in 1981 and has been happily living and working here since. A successful project superintendent with over 30 years of industry experience, Rick is one of the most hard-working, personable people you will meet. In his off time he enjoys working on projects around the house, motorcycle riding, water fun, camping, and “being a Grandpa”.
A Marine Corps veteran, Bill worked for 35 years in Santa Barbara County Government. Raised in Santa Barbara, he attended Santa Barbara City College. Bill joined Young Construction in 2004, where he supports office operations as a project assistant. He enjoys his family, sailing, fly fishing, and building hot rods.
From San Diego, Mike came to Santa Barbara to attend UCSB graduating with degrees in philosophy and sociology. Along the way he discovered a passion for architecture, building, and construction. As Project Manager, Mike is involved in project management and estimating. For fun he enjoys backpacking, surfing, and spending time with friends, family and his dog, Riley.
A Santa Barbara local, Madeline has made a career in construction. She joined Young Construction in 1999 and handles subcontracts, payroll, banking, change orders and greets callers. When not at the office she enjoys running, Zumba fitness and gardening.