CHARLES C. (Chris) KLEIN
CHARLES C. (Chris) KLEINFounder

Charles C. (Chris) Klein

Chris oversees daily operations, long term planning, business oversight and vision for the company. He has been in commercial, higher education and healthcare construction for over 40 years and has worked in many aspects of the industry, including HVAC sub-contracting, Inspection and Quality Control, Construction Manager/Owner’s Representative and General Contractor. Chris worked as an Inspector of Record on OSHPD projects for 10 years and has an excellent understanding of Title 24 Regulations, OSHPD requirements and City/County Building Codes.

Chris previously worked on staff at UCSB in the role of Inspector, Project Manager, Assistant Fire Marshal and Plan Checker. While at UCSB, Chris worked on the Chemistry Building (Hazardous Occupancy)- $40 million, Institute of Theoretical Physics Building—$25 million and two new building additions to the existing Student Union Building and renovations to 75% of the existing Student Union Building and Student Housing upgrades.

Chris still maintains his certification as an OSHPD Inspector of Record. CCK/LAH has been providing project management and general contracting services in Southern California for over eleven years and is still serving clients with all of their construction needs.

James Montgomery
James MontgomeryDirector of Construction

James Montgomery

Over 20 years of experience in the construction industry including tenant improvement project management and estimating of building renovations, healthcare facilities and government security projects. Areas of service extend throughout all of Southern California, coordinating the requirements of the clients with architects, tenants, government agents and subcontractors. Exceptional leadership strengths in design-build commercial projects, pre-construction, project estimation, scheduling, value engineering, negotiating/administering contracts, bid comparison analysis and managing takeoff quantities.

Responsibilities include business development, hiring process and training of new and current project managers, estimators and field superintendents as well as implement and maintain policies and procedures for estimating, design, scheduling, project planning and construction to ensure the successful operation of the business and client projects.

Education & Certifications: Arizona State University, California Contractors License

Imelda Rodriguez
Imelda RodriguezOffice Manager / Accounting

Imelda Rodriguez

With 15 years’ experience in the construction industry, Imelda is responsible for accurate project approval on all invoices and Subcontractor payment application. She manages the payable and  receivable department.  Imelda is a key member of the project team working directly with project managers to create and maintain job budgets and preparing job cost reports.  Overall business management includes billing ,financial reports, licensing, onboarding new employees, Payroll, Certified Payroll and HR Department.

Education: Certificate of Construction Management, Cal Poly Pomona

York Davenport
York DavenportSr. Project Manager

York Davenport

With over 30 years experience in the construction and construction management industry, York is an seasoned construction management professional. With proven abilities in leadership, training, team building, process improvement, change management and goal setting, York brings a deep wealth of construction management experience to his projects.

Education: BA-History, University of San Bernardino w/teaching credential, AS-Engineering, Mount San Jacinto Community College, AA-Behavioral Sciences, San Jacinto Community College. York holds a California State Contractors, Class B License and teaches construction management and fundamentals of construction costs, estimating and budgeting at UC Riverside Extension, CA.

Rory Schneider
Rory SchneiderSr. Project Manager

Rory Schneider

Rory Schneider is a highly motivated, self-directed professional with over 15 years of managing complex, multi-phase projects ranging in size from $500K to $250M. One of Rory’s major areas of focus is in healthcare construction. Having worked directly in assigned healthcare systems, Rory understands and ensures compliance to OSHPD, CBC, CDPH, CMS, JCAHO and NFPA regulations. Rory clearly understands the hospital needs specifically through many years of managing and coordinating facility operational needs such as departmental coordination/phasing, mechanical, electrical, plumbing & med gas shutdowns, issuing and managing Infection Control Risk Assessments and implementing Interim Life Safety measures while projects are in the Planning, Design and Construction phases.

Education & Certifications:  BS Business Administration- University of Arizona, 1996. The American Society for Healthcare Engineering of the American Hospital Association (ASHE) Member

Tony Maldonado
Tony MaldonadoSr. Project Manager

Tony Maldonado

Tony has accumulated 29 years of combined experience in Healthcare Sr. Project Management and Installation of Capital Medical Imaging Equipment in OSHPD and Non-OSHPD environments. He has been instrumental in managing various contracts, instituting cost and schedule controls and establishing best practices. Tony has taken projects from initial inception through space design to completion. He has partnered with customers, vendors, Architects, Engineers, Contractors, Inspectors and OSHPD to ensure the design/layout will be optimum for customer usage and State compliancy.

Education: Attended UC Riverside, Phillips Certified Medical Equipment Installer, GE Trained Medical Equipment Installer, Auto Cad Trained, Install Project Management Certification– Toshiba Medical

Ross Fazalbhoy
Ross FazalbhoyProject Manager

Ross Fazalbhoy

With over 15 years in healthcare and commercial construction, Ross is proficient in business planning, contract negotiations, project management best practices and cost estimating procedures. Ross is an empowering team leader with a history of motivating, increasing productivity and providing quality control. Ross is a seasoned project manager with an acute ability to communicate and resolve issues effectively and efficiently. He has in-depth experience working and collaborating with City and State officials such as: Office of Statewide Health Planning & Design (OSHPD),

Education/Certifications : Registered CMAA Member, Registered ASHE Member, Registered CSHE member

Stephanie Klein
Stephanie KleinProject Engineer

Stephanie Klein

Stephanie provides support services to Project Managers on multiple projects. She has over 5 years in Project Management and has a Construction Management Certificate from Cal Poly Pomona. Stephanie is also well versed in e-Builder and is 2 months away from being e-Builder Certified. She has helped two healthcare organizations implement e-Builder in the last 2 years, as well as assisting with the integration of e-Builder and Lawson.

Education: Certificate of Construction Management, Cal Poly Pomona.

Joshlin Perez
Joshlin PerezProject Coordinator

Joshlin Perez

As Project Coordinator, Joshlin is responsible for responding to inquiries from subcontractors, receiving and reviewing RFI’s. She is also responsible for responding to inquiries from subcontractors, receiving and reviewing RFI’s and submittals, preparing and tracking bid and current job documentation and preparing closeout packages. Additionally, Joshlin helps prepare company documents for distribution and assists with other team efforts as needed. Joshlin is an integral part of upholding day to day operations and executing quality work.