Josh grew up 2nd of 5 children in Monterey Bay, CA to parents who were teachers. He studied Literature, Philosophy, and Religion in College, getting his BA and MA at Point Loma Nazarene University before moving to Colorado in 2006. He worked as a teacher, and in the social services field before landing in construction, where he has happily spent the last dozen years. Professionally, he has a knack for systems and process, is detail-oriented, and enjoys coming up with creative designs that are outside the box and serve a mix of form and function.
Josh is married and has a blended family of 5 children. In his spare time, he enjoys reading (especially Brene Brown), fitness and nutrition, hiking, and music, and has been vegan for 19 years.
Justin has had a passion for design and building almost all of his life. He enjoys working with a team of talented craftsmen to design, build and remodel homes. He studied architectural drafting in college and has been in the industry for over twenty years with a commitment to helping his customers design and build the house of their dreams. He is proud of the mission of Truth Design Build and is attentive to quality and details.
Justin is also a dedicated husband, married for almost twenty years, and a loving father of four children, two boys and two girls, ages 10-15. He is also a proud owner of a little soft white dog named Gizmo who loves to sit on Justin’s lap or be at his side while he is working. One of Justin’s best qualities is the ability to remain calm during stressful situations. He enjoys hiking and recently started running again with his wife around the lake in the early morning.
Amanda is a Denver native with a background as an Elementary School teacher, Recruiter, Director of Recruitment, and Learning and Development Manager. Her passions lie in learning, coaching, business development, and finding creative solutions to all kinds of business challenges. Equity, social justice, and environmental protection are very important to her and she’s proud to work for a company that walks the walk.
She’s always had a creative flair which has expressed itself in various ways including home remodel projects, house flipping, painting, decorating, photography, and gardening. Amanda is married with five wild but wonderful children, a French Bulldog, 4 chickens, two rabbits, and more plants than she can count. She spends her free time trying to keep all the creatures alive, working out, working on house projects, and outside in her gardens.
Born and raised in Denver, Crystal’s lengthy design background, boundless passion for all things creative, and formal education in Interior Design, Architecture, and Media Design has helped her cultivate a brand that delivers innovative design/build solutions time and time again. The work never stops for Crystal and you can find her at her happiest when she’s deep in the next big idea.
Ashley (Philadelphia University alumna, Bachelors of Science in Interior Design) is an award-winning designer with 7+ years of experience balancing beautiful design with functionality. She specializes in interiors and has a soft spot for historic structures, which remind her of the stunning adobes and Craftsman bungalows of her native San Diego.
Ashley’s lifelong love for the details of the world around us have made her a tour-de-force of interpreting our built environment. Ashley gains inspiration from and takes joy in historic buildings and the imaginative designs that exist all around us. She loves being a part of a home’s story and blending its character with the contemporary needs of her clients, whether it’s reinventing the architecture of a home or reimagining the details. All of the elements of color, massing, and texture should work together to create a space you never want to leave.
Lars grew up in Arvada, CO. After school he spent 5 years traveling overseas. While traveling he was inspired by the craftsmanship of centuries past and realized the continued need for craftsmanship in our present day, both in great works of art and in the homes of common folks. Lars then trained as a fine woodworker & began remodeling homes full-time in 2016. Professionally, Lars is driven to attend to the details and solve problems preemptively. His primary focus at present is utilizing construction software & technology to better prepare, organize and manage jobs.
Lars is married and has two children. In his spare time, he enjoys playing guitar, reading books, and getting ice cream with his family.
Joe was born and raised in the mountains of Colorado but has lived in the Denver metro area for the last 13 years. He has a diverse background in many aspects of the construction industry including commercial and residential buildings. He loves seeing a project develop from nothing to something beautiful and takes great pride in his work.
When he’s not at work Joe loves to spend his time traveling the world, hiking around the foothills near Denver, and tending to his garden.
Trip is a one-of-a-kind guy that once you get to see him in action you want him on your team. He has worked in many different fields and mastered different crafts to include but not limited to master carpenter, block masonry and structural framing. He takes pride in all his work and ensures everything he touches is a masterpiece. One of his joys in life to see the results of his hard work.
When Trip is not working, he stays busy with his big family. He has 5 kids with his wife of 20+ years. They enjoy spending family time together playing games and having family karaoke night in the winter and hiking and getting outdoors in the summer. When Trip is having some me time you can find him either playing his instruments or driving around in his impala.