Many of our team members have been with McAdams Remodeling & Design for decades – so rare in the industry! Our team is dedicated, caring and really wants to delight our clients with the results of their home remodel. We are lucky to call many of our past clients our friends today. Our team members like clean and orderly job sites and are easily identified by their company logo’d shirts.
President & Co-Owner
President and Managing Partner of the Company, 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 previously oversaw a dedicated staff of Project Managers and trade partners for many years.
When Dale’s not in the office or checking on projects in the field, he enjoys vacationing in the San Juan Islands, serves at President Elect of the Kirkland Kiwanis, and plays drums in a local 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
Founder and Partner 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.”
Production Manager Mike is one cool cucumber. With 38 years of construction experience, including being a previous carpenter here, he brings on-the-job knowledge and exceptional people and organizational skills to bridge the gap between the field and office teams. He works with both our team members and valued trade partners to ensure client projects come in on-time and on-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 over 25 years.
“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 McAdams Remodeling & Design 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 McAdams Remodeling & Design in 2008 bringing 20 years of carpentry experience and a warm smile. He loves to work on kitchen remodels because they involve so many crafts and finishes, and this upgrade 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.”
Conner is our dedicated laborer and company truck driver. You may see him helping the carpenters during demolition or making sure our job sites are stocked with items to make our team most efficient. An aspiring carpenter, Conner exemplifies a positive, can-do attitude and has been a terrific addition to the McAdams Team.
In his free time, Conner enjoys tending bar at a local Kirkland watering hole, fishing and spending time with his girlfriend, Stephanie.
“I’m excited to learn all I can about the remodeling industry while honing my carpentry skills with on-the-job training from an experienced team. “
Lynn is often the first team member you’ll connect with when you reach our office. With over 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 materials, Lynn enjoys sailing in the Puget Sound, spending time with her granddaughters, and trying out new recipes.
“I enjoy making the client shopping experience fun, timely, and easy. Keeping track of project details and client connections are things I never grow tired of.”
Kat joins us after 37 years in the legal field as a Paralegal. Her detail orientation and people skills make her a perfect fit for our Project Developer role. She works with clients to get their projects up and running, and supports our sales team to make the sales process as seamless as possible.
In her off hours, Kat is a vocalist and has been performing since she was very young. She is excited to have recently been invited to perform in a theme band for a global entertainment group. She loves reading, playing card games, spending time with her husband, Dale, and children. She also loves gardening and summer time!
"My position as Project Developer for McAdams is perfect for me. My years in the legal field have given me the experience of staying focused and on track, while honed my ability to effectively communicate with clients and tradespeople. My daily goal is to assist our team in making our projects as streamlined as possible leading to a positive and rewarding experience for each client.”
Kellee comes to the McAdams Remodeling & Design team with over 15 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.
"I appreciate how much our team members truly care about our clients and their remodeling experience."