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Company Values

SFCC strives to create a Positive Work Environment that encourages commitment, enthusiasm and professionalism. We foster open communication throughout the organization and solicit a can do attitude to get the job done.

We provide Quality Services for Quality Clients. We adhere to the highest business principles and all industry standards. We strive for nothing short of outstanding when it comes to satisfying our client’s needs. Every interaction will be courteous, informative and highly responsive. We endeavor for long term relationships and repeat customers.

We promote Personal Growth through continuous training and education. We recognize effort and achievement and encourage all staff to grow beyond their personal and professional goals. We believe that honesty and loyalty are the foundation of enduring relationships.
We insist on Integrity in the Workplace. We conduct ourselves in a manner that promotes fairness, respect, honesty and trust toward our clients, employees and subcontractors.

Meet the Team

With a combined experience of over 150 years,
Sierra Foothills Construction is here to help you every step of the way.

Keoni Allen
Keoni AllenPresident

Keoni Allen formed Sierra Foothills Construction Company in 1986 as Nevada County’s first true design/build firm. Since that time, Sierra Foothills Construction Company has helped many local, national, and international clients realize their facilities needs Western Nevada County and the surrounding region.

Keoni and Sierra Foothills Construction Company have been vocal advocates of mentoring local subcontractors. Our expertise in construction administration, quality control and budget control systems has been instrumental in maintaining our clients budget, while engaging our excellent local subcontractors to build our local economy.

Registrations:
• Licensed CA General Contractor 1983 – Present

Affiliations:
• Nevada County Contractors’ Association; Past President 2003-08
• NCCA Board Member 2000-Present
• Nevada County Resource Conservation District
• Nevada County Economic Resource Council
• Keoni has been with Sierra Foothills Construction since 1986.

Wendy Schutt
Wendy SchuttOperations Manager

Wendy Schutt brings years of business operations and administration experience to the management team. She has held key positions in civil engineering, land development, construction and design/ build firms. Her current responsibilities include contract administration, acquisition of permits, utilities coordination, purchasing, project cost accounting, project billing, project close-out, and warranty.

Wendy contributes essential organizational and communication skills to the Sierra Foothills Construction team.

Education:
• B.S. CSU Fresno

Licenses:
• Notary Public for the State of CA

Affiliations:
• Nevada County Contractors’ Association
• Nevada County Economic Resource Council
• Wendy has been with Sierra Foothills Construction since 1991

Marc Nelson
Marc NelsonProjects Manager

Marc Nelson, Projects Manager, has over 40 years of construction experience. We were happy to have him join our team at Sierra Foothills Construction in 2019. Marc specializes in project planning and execution along with subcontractor and client relations. His 41 years of experience cover high-end and production residential, retail, high rise, and medical commercial as well as public works projects throughout six different states. Marc’s attention to detail, product knowledge, and communication help us to achieve projects with seamless transitions from start to finish.

Registrations:
• Licensed CA General Contractor 2012

Affiliations:
• Nevada County Contractors Association
• Local 487, Sacramento
• Local 1949, Hawaii
• District Council 16 – SF/Bay Area
• PADI International Rescue Diver
• Marc has been with Sierra Foothills Construction since 2019

Ken Porter
Ken PorterProject Superintendent

Ken Porter is Project Superintendent for Sierra Foothills Construction Company. Ken has over 30 years of construction experience, we were fortunate to have him join our team at Sierra Foothills Construction in 2017. Ken’s ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management and to motivate his subcontractors and employees is key to success.

As Superintendent, Ken provides full professional and personal attention to every project. His years of experience in the construction industry has given Ken the skills to foresee potential problems in advance and develop pro-active solutions to maintain the projects schedule and budget.

Registrations:
• Licensed CA General Contractor 2001

Affiliations:
• Nevada County Contractors’ Association
• Ken has been with Sierra Foothills Construction since 2017

Heather Early
Heather EarlyOffice Manager

Heather has become an integral part of Sierra Foothills Construction Company. Her relentless attention to detail and quest for perfection are vital to our successful project management process. Heather’s previous 8 years’ experience as an Administrative Assistant at construction and property management firms, has been instrumental in her role here as our Office Manager.

As Office Manager, Heather’s duties include document control, RFI and submittal management, accounts payable, and meeting agenda and minutes. Our subcontractors and clients all love working with Heather.

Affiliations:
• Nevada County Contractors’ Association
• Heather has been with Sierra Foothills Construction since 2019

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