Beaverton - Our Team
The DreamMaker Beaverton Team
With a dedication to superior craftsmanship and ethical excellence, our team of specialists deliver a design that meets your specific needs, while communicating consistently throughout the entire remodeling process. You can feel secure that your project will be completed in the most efficient manner possible with minimal disruption to your life. Plus, our foundation in honest, ethical business practices makes us the professionals you can trust to give you the home you've always wanted.
Keep scrolling to meet the team.
Joe Bender began his first construction company back in 1989 framing and siding houses in Colorado. After years of building homes in the Denver and Phoenix areas, he moved to Oregon and became a licensed contractor in 1997. His company specialized in designing and building custom homes and remodels. In 2002 he joined forces with DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen, securing the Portland Metro area for the national franchise and began focusing the company’s efforts on kitchen and bathroom design and remodel. He obtained his Master Builder Certification in 2015 and has managed and built-out thousands of construction projects in his now almost 35-year building career. He has spent many years finding the best people in the industry to team up with to help Oregonians make their remodeling dreams come true. Joe has been happily married for 25 years, has raised 5 amazing children, and is now a grandfather! Joe and his family enjoy the Oregon outdoors and traveling.
John joined our team in July of 2020. As the estimator, he is often the first person our clients talk with. He helps get the process started, showing new clients how we help make their dream kitchen or bathroom become a reality. John really likes solving problems and creating solutions. Helping people find ways that fit their design needs while staying within a budget, John loves talking through problems. “I love the freedom that Dream Maker Bath and Kitchen provides. Joe (our general manager) has empowered me to really work for each of my clients. When your manager trusts you, it opens opportunities do some amazing things!” John has a passion for all things outdoors.
Carolina has been working with interior design for 10 years. At DreamMaker she helps clients to materialize their ideas coming up with functional and beautiful designs. She enjoys working with home remodels because the design process is very personal, and she loves connecting with people. Working with DreamMaker has been a great experience for her since the team is connected, making the whole process successful and pleasant. In her free time, she loves painting with watercolor, going around Portland to draw its beautiful views and visiting her family in Brazil.
Arturo has been in construction for over 4 years and counting. He is one of four Lead Carpenters for DreamMaker Bath and Kitchen. Arturo takes pride in his craft of interior remodeling, painting, instalments of cabinetry along with floors. The list goes on and on. Arturo loves that he can depend on his excellent team and enjoys working with everyone at DreamMaker. On his free time, you will find Arturo on the soccer field playing soccer with his friends.
Shane has been working in construction for over 5 years. As a lead carpenter he sees projects from start to finish. He prepares, sets up, does the remodel itself and manages to transform both kitchens and bathrooms into beautiful spaces making them the showstopper in a home. DMBK provides Shane an encouraging atmosphere and solid system. On his off time he enjoys spending time with his son. Shane values Integrity and respect and shows so in his work. He strives to be a better and better carpenter and person everyday.
Jair has been with DMBK for over 2 years. He works hard in every aspect of his job making sure everything is done with quality and care. His favorite tasks on the job as well as tasks he is most proud of are framing, installing drywall and installing cabinetry. Off hours, Jair is playing Soccer and watching movies with friends. His favorite place to visit is New York but Jair’s all time favorite thing in the world is spaghetti. It is the key to his heart and soul.