The Team

Erik Ostmo

Erik Ostmo

Owner

Erik grew up in Eagle Point, Ore. before graduating in systems engineering from the United States Naval Academy, where he played baseball. Erik managed military projects while in the Navy and has run his own construction company for more than 25 years.

In his free time, Erik enjoys golf, traveling and hanging out with his family.

Jenni

Jenni

Project Manager/Accounts Payable and Receivable

Jenni has lived in the Portland-area since early childhood, and graduated from the University of Oregon. She spent 15 years in media and broadcast advertising before joining Ostmo Construction. While she’s not busy at work or raising Eleanor, AJ, and Ava, Jenni enjoys yoga, writing, and food.

Leslie

Leslie

Project Manager

Leslie has been part of the Portland community for over 27 years.  She and her husband have raised three sons here.  After graduating from Purdue, Leslie worked in the medical and transit industries before joining Ostmo Construction.  

When she’s not working she enjoys swimming, going to the Symphony and doodling on art projects.

Leslie’s favorite quote is from an oyster farmer in Panama…”Our goal is not to make more things, but to make more beautiful things.”

Favorite power tool: paint sprayer

Pim

Pim

Site Manager

Born in The Netherlands, Pim grew up in Troy, Michigan where at 16 years old he found his passion for construction management by building decks and brick patios, which ultimately turned into his first business at age 20. Years later, Pim relocated to Portland where he has 20 years of proven success as a luxury home builder and remodeler. 

Outside of work, Pim enjoys experiencing Oregon’s incredible wine country with his wife, keeping up with his two teenagers and trying to squeeze in some golf whenever possible.

Jane

Jane

Operations Manager

Jane moved to Portland after graduating from Linfield College.  She spent 20+ years in advertising, event production, playground construction and project management before joining Ostmo Construction. 

Jane enjoys travel, running, live music, cooking and wine.   

Favorite power tool:  nail gun

Ciara

Ciara

Designer/Project Manager

Ciara was born and raised in Chicago. Her love for the city’s rich architecture and design inspired her to pursue a career in the field. After moving to Portland, Ciara enrolled in the Interior Design Program at PCC to further develop her skills and knowledge.

As a Summer intern at Ostmo Construction, Ciara gained hands-on experience and learned the ins and outs of the industry. Her dedication and hard work led to a permanent position on the team, where she continues to grow and excel in her role.

Ciara is committed to providing exceptional service and creating spaces that are both functional and beautiful. Her attention to detail, creativity, and ability to listen to clients and understand their needs make her a valuable asset to any project.

When she’s not working, Ciara enjoys spending time with her family and friends, exploring new recipes in the kitchen, traveling, and watching HGTV.

Isaac

Isaac

Site Manager

Isaac grew up in Portland and has lived in Oregon most of his life. He has over 20 years experience in construction and owned his own business for 18 years where he focused on custom residential remodels, building new homes and commercial projects. Isaac loves interacting with customers, inspectors, subcontractors, and problem solving to make difficult projects come to life.

When Isaac isn’t working, he enjoys spending quality time with his family, going to Broadway shows, live concerts, movies, skydiving, and windsurfing on the Gorge.

Favorite power tool: skill saw

Mauro

Mauro

Site Coordinator, Jack of all trades

Mauro moved to Portland 22 years ago after growing up in Mexico.

He is skilled at nearly every aspect of construction and has over 15 years of experience. He has a passion for carpentry and can make nearly anything out of wood.

Mauro loves spending time with his daughter and traveling. He also enjoys baseball, basketball, football and tennis.

Favorite power tool: miter saw and table saw

Lupe

Lupe

Site Coordinator, Handyman Extraordinaire

Lupe came to Portland in 2001. Before working in construction he worked in the restaurant industry. When the pandemic hit he knew he needed a new set of skills and a new profession. His friend invited him to work as a painter and handyman at his company and he’s been at it ever since.

Lupe loves dancing, travel and spending time with his friends and family.

Favorite Power Tool: Paint Spray Gun

Lynn

Lynn

Site Manager - Palm Springs Team

Born and raised in Portland, OR, Lynn grew up enjoying the wonderful coast and mountain activities Oregon offers.
Lynn had a rewarding corporate career but her real passion is for construction and design. Having directed several home builds and remodels over the years, Lynn now brings her passion and experience managing jobs to help bring people’s dream homes to life.

Lynn loves to spend her free time with family, friends both on and off the golf course.

Amy

Amy

Jr Project Manager

Amy was raised in California, attended college in Arizona and moved to Portland in 2006. Prior to joining Ostmo Construction she worked in operations and compliance. The transition to remote work during the COVID years gave her the opportunity to explore different interests, which led to the pursuit of a degree in interior design and a pivot to residential construction.

Outside of work Amy enjoys gardening, home improvement projects and hitting the road with her husband and adorable pups.

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