It is our goal to provide a seamless remodeling experience with a minimum of disruption for our clients. From design to the completion of the project, we strive to deliver exacting standards in all phases of the design, estimation and construction process.
Our Core Values:
- Integrity – We do what we say, and we say what we mean.
- Accountability – We are dependable and punctual. If we’re not, you will know in advance.
- Pride – Since our name is associated with your project, we treat it as if it is our own.
- Respect – We understand that home remodel projects can be major intrusions and are respectful of your space, time and money.
- Teamwork – On the front end, we collaborate with you and join your team. Behind the scenes, we genuinely like and respect each other and that collegial attitude translates to our work on your project.
President & Co-Owner
Dale joined the team in 1993 and grew along with the company, holding many positions in the field and in the office. With an education in business and company experience in estimating and purchasing, Dale oversaw a dedicated staff of Project Managers and trade partners for many years and is now the President and Managing Partner of the company.
When Dale’s not in the office or checking on projects in the field, he enjoys vacationing in the San Juan Islands, volunteering with the Kirkland Kiwanis, and playing drums in a band.
“We pride ourselves on providing an excellent remodeling experience and are very proud of our success and longevity in the industry.”
Founder & Co-Owner
Len has a more than forty years of construction experience and a degree from the University of Washington in Construction Management and was previously a mainstay on the Saturday morning KVI radio show for 10 years. Since he began remodeling homes in 1974, Len has developed both business and personal relationships with many Seattle and Eastside homeowners who return for each new project.
When Len isn’t in the office, he makes time for volunteering, traveling with his wife, dinner parties with friends, and fun with his grandchildren.
“I enjoy overcoming challenges, building relationships, and creating homes that you can live in and enjoy. It is a privilege to lead the fine people in our company and to see the results in your lives every day.”
After a 20 year hiatus, Mike returns to McAdams Remodeling & Design after working with an area competitor. With 38 years total of construction experience, he is excited to join the management side of the business as our Production Manager where he’s looking forward to using his organizational skills and bridging the gap between the field and office teams. He’ll work with both external and internal resources to ensure client projects come in on-time and in-budget. He’s passionate about making the client experience as seamless as possible and enjoys coming up with quality solutions for complicated home projects.
In his free time, Mike is an avid outdoors man and loves to hike, fly fish and mountain bike and you’re likely to see a few wood-working projects always in progress in his shop. He’s been married to his wife Bonnie for 26 years. If you see Mike around, please welcome him back to the team!
“I love solving complicated trim or framing problems, figuring out the right solution and seeing the great results.”
Chris is our longest-serving employee and has been with us for over 20 years! Chris’s fine workmanship and attention to detail were honored by the Master Builders Association with a REX Award in 2008 and again in 2014. Managing complex schedules with a smile while keeping clients up-to-date on project details is what Chris does every day. Chris delights in making your remodel easy and enjoyable, ensuring your peace of mind from start to finish.
A long-time Kirkland resident, Chris volunteers with the Kirkland Little League and Lake Washington School District and enjoys camping, boating, and skiing with his family.
“I love working with people, staying on schedule, and leaving a smile on your face.”
Rich “can-do” Lockhart has been with us since 2011, starting as a carpenter and soon becoming one of our Job Managers. If you come up with an idea, Rich can create it. His love of the crafts began as he worked alongside his Grandfather, an electrical engineer. Rich has a wide skill-set including carpentry, electrical, and drywall repair, but his real passion is detail work with tile and granite
Rich enjoys camping with his wife and children and spending time in his home workshop creating granite table tops.
“I enjoy the challenge of each new project, interacting with clients, and using my “tablet” in the field to keep on top of everything.”
Travis joins McAdams Remodeling & Design with more than a decade of experience in the construction field. A perfectionist at heart, he brings great attention to detail with him on each project. His favorite part of working on residential remodeling projects is the finish work and seeing the homeowner’s happiness with the end result.
In his free time, Travis enjoys spending time with his wife and four daughters and restoring old cars.
"There's nothing better than having a happy homeowner at the end of a project."
Ray joined us in 2008 bringing 20 years of carpentry experience and a warm smile. His favorite project is a kitchen remodel because it involves many crafts and finishes, and it makes the client so happy when it’s complete.
Ray enjoys being outdoors and currently lives on 40 acres. Originally from Gulfport, Mississippi, he settled here in the early 1970’s and we are happy to have him on our team.
“I enjoy creating something out of nothing, plus I think tools are really cool.”
The newest addition to the McAdams Remodeling & Design team also happens to be Rich Lockhart's son. Having grown up working with his Dad, he understands much about the construction trade and is an important element to ensuring our client’s projects function well.
In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and playing with his new baby.
"I'm excited to be part of the team."
Mark has been with McAdams Remodeling and Design for over 13 years and originally was a Job Manager before moving to the Sales Manager role. With more than two decades of construction experience, he has an incredible ability to connect with our clients and provide remodeling solutions that are both beautiful and effective. His meticulous personality ensures that the smallest details are attended to.
In his spare time, Mark enjoys spending time with his wife Karen, and cheering on the Seahawks.
"I love seeing how happy my clients are at the end of a project."
Vickie comes to the McAdams Remodeling & Design team with many years of home design and sales experience. With her degree in interior design, she has a great eye for detail and a passion for stellar design. As the Sales Coordinator, she helps clients understand the sales process and sets the stage for the remodeling experience they can expect with McAdams Remodeling & Design.
Along with helping the sales process run smoothly, Vickie teaches art in her spare time, along with enjoying her family and friends in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.
“I love seeing a homeowner’s dream evolve from an idea on paper into a dream come true!”
Lynn is often the team member you’ll connect with when you first contact our office. With seventeen years of experience in interior finish selections and a keen eye for space and color, Lynn makes choosing the right details an easy, positive experience. Lynn’s University of Washington degree in mathematics and natural talent for organization have kept our office and team running with cheerful efficiency since 2006.
Besides helping you pick the perfect styles and materials, Lynn enjoys sailing in the Puget Sound, spending time with her granddaughters, and trying out new recipes.
“I enjoy making the ‘shopping’ experience for you fun, timely, and easy. Keeping track of the details of your project, keeping in contact, and helping you enjoy your remodel, are things I never grow tired of.”
Kellee comes to the McAdams team with 14 years of multi-industry marketing experience in the Seattle-area. Growing up in a construction family, Kellee found herself on her first job site at the age of two!
Along with crafting the McAdams story, Kellee enjoys traveling, snowmobiling in the mountains, working on house projects with her husband and trying happy hours at various waterfront locations.
"It's so fun to see the McAdams experience come to life by featuring our client's beautiful projects."