Meet Our Team
JLD is an established organization providing the best value, while continually recruiting talented individuals to add to the firm’s robust and deep knowledge base.
John Drentlaw, LEED AP
John earned his BS in Construction Engineering and Graduate Studies in Finance. Originally from Minnesota. With over 30 years of experience in the A/E/C industry, John is a sought-after expert in creating cost certainty for construction projects. He is is known throughout the industry for the detail and accuracy of the estimates he produces.
Curt Kolar, CPE
CSA - Cost Estimator
Curt earned his BS in Civil Engineering. Originally from California and has provided estimates for bids and budgets, as well as additional cost analyses, for over 40 years. He has worked on every side of the negotiating table and has come within 5% of market value in over 90% of his estimates.
Senior Consultant - Inspector
Jacqueline earned her Bachelor of Applied Science degree and brings seven years of experience in project coordination to the JLD team, specializing in large and complex projects. Her excellent interpersonal skills and experience meeting hard deadlines make her an asset to any project team.
MEP - Cost Estimator
Eli earned his BS in Mechanical Engineering. Originally from Oregon and has a diverse portfolio of project experience, ranging from M/E/P systems to landscape architecture. His precise attention to detail enables him to produce accurate and precise cost estimates for projects of all shapes and sizes.
Civil & Strucutral Cost Estimator
Alexei earned his BS in Civil Engineering and MS in Structural Enginering. Originally from Columbia and brings expertise in sitework, civil engineering, and structural engineering to the JLD team. He has worked across the country providing estimates for parks, public works facilities, heavy civil projects and more.
Sai Ganesh Nagalla
CSA Cost Estimator
Ganesh earned his BS in Civil Engineering and MS in Construction Engineering. Originaaly from India and has contributed to projects across a variety of market sectors, ranging from shopping malls to residential projects. His expertise in construction techniques and project management make him an excellent resource.
Administration & Executive Assistance
Matisse earned her BS in Anthropogy. Originally from Oregon and she is active in bookeeping, administration, project support, team events and provides Executive Assistance. She enjoys photography and brings biophilic’s and enviromental conservation into our office.
CSA Cost Estimator
Tendai earned his BS in Construction Engineering and originally from New Jersey before working for JLD. He is active in bicycles and walking around downtown portland. Tendai is working on Strucutral, Civil and Architectural Estimates.
Electrical Cost Estimator
Ivy earned her BS in Electrical Telecommunications Engineering. Originally from Kenya. She is concurrently working on her Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering, Active in Enviromental Conservation, and Comunity Development.
Enviromental Cost Estimator
Kevin earned his BS in Enviromental Engineering and has experience collecting enviromental samples within confined spaces. He is dedicated to enviromental improvemnts in the facilities and site development.
Christine earned her BS degree in Landscape Architecture and Graduate Studies in Elementary Education and Teaching. She is active in graphic design and additional related services through her WBE and DBE certified firm.
April earned her degree in Healthcare Administration and MBA in Business Administration. She is focused on human resources for JLD and including these and other services to additional firms through her woman-owned business enterprise, Salsbury & Co.
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1020 SW Taylor St.
Portland, OR 97205
1837 NE Kristi Ct
Bend, OR 97701
506 2nd Ave.
Seattle, WA 98104
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