Purpose Statement 

Empowering our people to be the best version of themselves today to fulfill their customer’s expectations.

Mission

Although we’ve come a long way since 1973, we still operate on the same family values inscribed by our founder Jim Haselden since day one. Our mission has always been to be a great builder, whether a project is $500,000 or $300 million. Guided by our core values, our team of construction experts works relentlessly to deliver elegant solutions to tough problems ensuring we build clients for life.

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See our Core Values

  • Relationships: We are a relationship-driven company. We add value for our customers, designers, subcontractors and fellow workers with trust, integrity, honesty, sincerity and mutual respect
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit: We create an environment that encourages idea-generation and risk-taking, while expecting our people to see it, own it, solve it, do it.
  • Sense of Belonging: We maintain our sense of inclusiveness, compassion, concern and balance by fostering a feeling of family.
  • Profitability: Our value-added relationships create the win-win scenarios, allowing Haselden and our customers to profit.
  • Achievement/Legacy: We are high achievers who set exceptional standards of performance and are proud to say, “I built it.”

 

Leadership

Leadership is generational at Haselden. Since 1973, we have built a framework to develop compassionate leaders and industry champions. Helmed by President and CEO Byron Haselden, our leadership team brings over 100 years of collective construction experience to guide our company.

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Byron Haselden

Byron Haselden

President & Chief Executive Officer

Haselden’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Byron Haselden also serves as a member of the Board of Directors. He assesses the Company’s strategic direction and monitors the performance in its core competencies while also managing key current and potential owner relationships. Byron is continuously exploring new ways to improve and enhance the services Haselden offers to its customers.

The two-plus decades of construction management experience he brings to his leadership role provide a unique perspective and depth of experience that enable him to relate to clients and team members alike. Byron began as a laborer and has held positions in virtually every aspect of construction management, including the role of Vice President of Preconstruction.

Troy Schroeder

Troy Schroeder

Chief Financial Officer

Troy focuses on the financial health of Haselden Construction. His four major functions as CFO are financial oversight, management of external financial partners, provision of executive presence within the business community, and cultivation of internal strategic partnerships with all of Haselden’s Centers of Excellence and Operations. Troy is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Colorado and is member of the Colorado Society of CPAs, the American Institute of Certified Public Accounts, and the Construction Financial Managers Association.

JJ Rams

JJ Rams

Chief Operating Officer

As Chief Operating Officer, JJ oversees Business Development, Preconstruction, Operations, and Human Resources. He works to create alignment across the departments to enhance our customer’s experience and ensure smooth transitions between each phase of a project. In his nearly 30 year career, J.J. has managed major public and private projects totaling more than $1 billion in value, including extensive mountain resort and municipal construction work.

Jarrod Fugate

Jarrod Fugate

Senior Vice President

As a Senior Vice President, Jarrod is responsible for the overall management, procurement and operations of the On-Call Division, Environmental Health and Safety Department, Training, Enterprise Risk Management, and Haselden’s Self-Perform Divisions, including Concrete and Interiors. Leading the market, mentoring employees, and growing each portion of the company is a primary focus.

Each Department is led to ensure that all Haselden systems, procedures and policies are properly implemented in accordance with the requirements of the project. Jarrod oversees and helps coordinate the activities and goals of the owner and architect to complete the project while maintaining the owner's objectives.

Derek Oliver

Derek Oliver

HRS President

Derek is part of the Business Operations Group, helping to make strategic decisions for Haselden Construction and working on the roll-out of HCBI (Haselden Commercial Building Institute). As the president of HRS, Derek is instrumental in launching this new company and creating its identity in Colorado, as well as overseeing all aspects of the business. Over the past 13 years, Derek has managed Preconstruction and Construction activities in the higher education market and various other markets across Wyoming.

Amanda Sparks

Amanda Sparks

Vice President of Human Resources

Amanda has been working in human resources since 2010 after graduating with her master’s degree in Organizational Development. She was introduced to the construction industry in 2013 and worked for a large national contractor before coming to Haselden. Amanda is passionate about finding the right people to join the Haselden team! She leads our overall Human Resources strategy and drives the company culture.

Christian Ekstrom

Christian Ekstrom

Vice President of Preconstruction

Christian leads our Preconstruction Department which consists of preconstruction managers, senior estimators, and project estimators. Christian has been with Haselden for over 21 years and was Haselden’s first intern back in 1995! He is a graduate of the Construction Management program at Colorado State University. Christian has been the lead estimator for billions of dollars in construction in myriad market sectors, such as hospitality, education, and healthcare.

CJ Harvey

CJ Harvey

Vice President of Operations

CJ Harvey is a graduate of CSU’s Construction Management program and earned an MBA in Corporate Change Management from the University of Colorado at Denver. CJ has been with Haselden Construction for over 15 years and is Vice President of Operations. During his tenure, he has earned an outstanding reputation for dependability and quality. He has extensive experience in large, complex construction projects, and his commitment to innovation and creative solutions makes him a perfect leader for Haselden's Operations department.

Eric Blanke

Eric Blanke

Vice President of Business Development

Eric is a graduate of Western Colorado University, and has been with Haselden for over 27 years. Eric worked in the field as a Superintendent for over 15 years, building primarily complex healthcare and hospitality projects in some of Colorado’s premier mountain destinations. For the last decade plus, Eric has been working in Business Development, leveraging his vast experience as a builder to provide Haselden’s customers with innovative solutions. Eric initially focused on serving Haselden’s healthcare clients, and has moved into the role of Vice President of Business Development, overseeing procurement for all sectors across the company. Eric leads by example - cultivating strong relationships, proposing creative solutions to complex project challenges, and focusing on people as he guides Haselden’s efforts to earn and maintain client trust.

Robyn Averbach

Robyn Averbach

General Counsel

As General Counsel, Robyn supports Haselden Construction’s Vision to be a Great Builder by providing legal counsel and strategic guidance on a wide range of legal, business, and governance issues capitalizing on over twenty years of wide range legal experience in the construction industry and a creative and collaborative approach to problem solving.  Robyn oversees Haselden’s legal, compliance, and risk management functions by proactively identifying and mitigating risk throughout the organization associated with Haselden’s operational, strategic, and contractual endeavors.  In addition to her legal experience, Robyn is a Colorado certified mediator, having participated in and conducted hundreds of mediations throughout her legal career and brings a unique set of legal skills to Haselden and its clients.