INTEGRITY

At the end of the day, a person’s word is what matters.  At Cadence, our word is our promise. 

We will treat every job and every client with honesty, fairness and while fully meeting any commitment we make.

“Success without Integrity is failure” - Anonymous

PASSION

We have passion for every project we take on regardless of its size.  Every project is met with conviction, enthusiasm, and the desire to exceed all expectations of our clients.

 

“The only way to do a good job is to do what you love to do”

- Steve Jobs

FUN

With hard work should also come fun. Let there be no mistake, although we take every project very serious, the foundation of Cadence was built on enjoying your job. We are strong believers in loving what you do and having fun while you do it.

 

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to

work a day in your life”

- Confucius

OUR culture

 
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You can sense the rhythm of a new beginning here--It’s a “Cadence” of a different corporate culture, one in which employees come first. Our commitment to a fun and rewarding work environment is evident in not only the ping pong table and lounge area at our office, but in the passion and integrity our team brings to each project. We love what we do, we have fun doing it and we’re good at it.

 

This ideology benefits you, the client, with an experienced, multi-disciplinary team that works cohesively, delivering creative ideas and innovative solutions in a collaborative relationship to deliver your vision. Every step of the project is an orchestrated part of the grand masterpiece---your project---delivered on time and on budget.

 

Our firm is the product of a highly qualified team of seasoned construction professionals. Each of our team members is a seasoned construction professional that works in partnership with one another, and with our clients. While Cadence may be a new name in construction, the people behind the name bring decades of relevant experience, ensuring that our clients enjoy a positive, focused approach throughout each project. 

OUR team

 

Kendall Wilson

Project Manager

Kendall has more than 16 years of construction experience, successfully performing projects ranging in value from $400 thousand to $30 million. Kendall’s experience and capability spans the full range of construction operations. With demonstrated experience bidding, supervising, scheduling, permitting and organizing work flow, he has successfully supported projects from inception through closeout.

 

Furthermore, he excels at collaborating with Architect/Engineer teams to ensure project execution from inception through construction. Having successfully completed projects throughout Alaska, he is highly familiar with the state’s unique construction challenges. With leading education and training in construction management and business, he combines experience and knowledge to provide exceptional levels of quality.

Ben Pierce

Project Manager

Ben brings over 15 years of commercial construction experience to the team.  Although Ben is well experienced in all aspects of the industry, he specializes in interior tenant improvements.  His experience ranges from small repairs to full scale renovations on projects in upwards 100,000 sf.  

 

Ben is skilled in organizing, scheduling, and completing projects while the owner/tenant conducts full operation in the construction space.  In addition to these skills, he also built long term relationships with the local building departments and inspectors to successfully assist with the local permitting process.  Ben takes great pride in his ability to bring excellent projects and craftsmanship to fruition for his clientele throughout Alaska. 

Ross Horton

Project Manager

Ross has over 20 years of experience in the construction industry.  He enjoys working with owners and investors to deliver the final project.  Ross’ artistic and design skills, coupled with his construction knowledge, provide clients with a fresh perspective in commercial construction.

 

In addition to Ross’ professional experience, he also has formal education in both construction management and business.  When Ross is not working on client projects, he is hunting, fishing, or exploring Alaska with his wife and kids.

Michaela "Coco" Duplesse

General Manager

With more than 20 years of business experience, Coco has significant experience in all aspects of business.  She has managed companies in both the legal and construction fields. 

 

In addition, she brings over 20 years of experience in accounting, human resources, and business development.  These years of experience enable her to see that all aspects of the business, from employees, insurance, business relationships and all the financial aspects are run and maintained to the highest business standards.

Carolyn Kinzie

Project Coordinator/ Administrative Assistant 

Carolyn is the newest member of our team. She received her education from Concordia University in Portland, later transferring down to Oregon State University. In the midst of the pandemic, she moved back home to Alaska where she finished her education online, receiving a B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Despite her science background, she wanted to broaden her knowledge and branched out to Cadence as a Project Coordinator.

 

Additionally, Carolyn’s background ranges from customer service and hospitality to administrative and laboratory work. Aside from the administrative position of being a Project Coordinator, she is also helping take on the task of running Cadence’s social media accounts.