PROFILES

CHRIS RENNER - PRESIDENT

chrisA chronic entrepreneur and visionary, Chris has a wide range of experience from management consulting to founding dot-coms and private schools. As our fearless leader, Chris brings a next-generation streamlined approach to the process of serving our clients. Passionate about our community for the past 20 years, Chris lives in Breckenridge with his wife, Shannon, and kids Chase and Jack. While entrepreneurship appears to be his main hobby, the Renner family also loves traveling to exotic locations such as Europe and Africa, where they recently investigated microfinance in Rwanda, camped on safari among the wildlife of the Masai Mara, and scuba dived in the Indian Ocean

PAUL STEINWEG - VICE PRESIDENT

PaulPaul started with Pinnacle when it was just an office above a 2-car garage. He now has his hands full as Head of Construction – responsible for budgeting, scheduling, and purchasing for 10-12 homes a year. Paul also has 3 young children, a beautiful wife, Kelly, and a dog. When not working or playing with his family, you will probably find Paul biking or running marathons. Like other locals, he moved to Breckenridge for the winter, but has stayed for the summers.

Christina Romano - Lead Designer

christinaAdvising on finishes and features, Christina works with homeowners from architectural plans to completed homes. She has designed over 30 homes and is a pro at keeping design unique and filling in the details while making the process fun. Coming from Florida, Christina graduated from Florida State University with a degree in Interior Design.


Lisa Yates - Lead Designer

Lisa joins the Pinnacle design team with over ten years of experience in the interior design industry. She will help transform your house into a home from conception to installation. Lisa’s thoughtful approach and attention to detail ensure that each project reflects the client’s personal style and needs. When she is not designing, Lisa enjoys spending time skiing, whitewater rafting, and backpacking with her husband and two dogs.

Catherine Llewellyn - Interior Design

Catherine is a native to Catherine is a native of Colorado. She graduated from Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Sustainable Interior Design. Catherine has a strong passion for interior design with a fine attention to detail, she loves seeing projects come together. When she is out of the office, you can find her off in the woods camping and hiking or spending quality time with her husband, friends, and family.

Ashley Ervick - Interior Design

Originally from Chicago, Ashley spent the last three years in Hawaii where she graduated with her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Environmental and Interior Design. Missing the change of seasons, she decided it was time to give mountain living a try. Ashley embraces the evolution each project undergoes while capturing the client’s unique wish list with sophistication, a sustainable approach, and attention to detail. Out of the office, you can find her skiing, hiking with her two dogs, or planning her next scuba diving trip (somewhere warm).


Elle Schwab - Interior Design

Originally from Michigan, Elle moved to Colorado after graduating with a Hospitality Business degree from Michigan State. For the last five years she has been living in the Front Range absorbing the culture and earning a Kitchen and Bath certificate from FRCC. After meeting her new husband in Denver, they decided to move back to his home town of Silverthorne and start living the mountain life. Elle’s passion for design is inspired by function, architecture and elegance. Outside of work, she loves to take hikes with her dogs, work on fixing up her new house and just enjoying time with friends and family.

Randi Garber - PDS Operations Manager

Randi’s Interior Design experience coupled with 10+ years of experience in project and office management makes her a key asset to the Design Studio.  She empowers our designers through providing excellent operational and administrative support.  Randi is originally from the Philadelphia area and made her way to Summit County via Jackson Hole, WY and Whitefish, MT. She has been calling Breckenridge her home since 2007.  Along with her daughter, they enjoy hiking, skiing and anything outdoors.

Linsey Hempel - Director of Business Strategy

Linsey HempelBorn and raised in Taos, New Mexico, Linsey will always be a mountain resident. After commuting to Denver for Corporate America for three years, Linsey has found her place at Pinnacle as she tackles all of our business initiatives and strategic business planning.  Linsey spends the majority of her time outside of work as an outdoor enthusiast, yogi and chef. Through her adverterous spirit, Linsey brings excitement and laughter wherever she goes.


Phil Wahl - Accounting Manager

Phil WahlHailing from the Upper Valley in NH, Phil brings to the table a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration, four years of accounting experience, a CIMA international certificate in Business Accounting, an entrepreneurial background, and a ravenous desire for learning. Being an autodidact naturally, Phil geeks out at home researching practical subjects that he can implement in the office and his personal life. He is a longtime percussionist, expert soccer player dominating the left bench position, and a phenomenal snowboarder known not only for his amazing jumps, but more so for his epic, and quite frequent, crash landings. Phil moved to Summit County with his wife, Leah, in the Spring of 2017 and they recently invited their firstborn, Evangeline, into the world.

Zane Levin - Architectural Manager

Zane LevinOriginally from the northwest suburbs of Chicago, Zane moved to Colorado to study environmental design and architecture in 2009. Ultimately, graduating with his Masters of Architecture from The University of Colorado, Zane found his way to Summit County to pursue his dream of designing mountain homes in 2015. Apart from his love for architecture and design, Zane is also a state champion disc golfer in the summer, and an avid life-long skier come winter. He finds himself traveling the world for all these passions whenever he can do so.

Turner Stinson - Construction Coordinator

Turner was born and raised in Richmond, Virginia where he received his degree in Business Economics from Virginia Tech. Turner brings a background in land development, site work, and utilities to the Pinnacle team. When he is not in the office, or on a job site, he can be found snowboarding, mountain biking, playing soccer, or relaxing by the water. A beach or a lake will do.

Chad Rowe – Project Manager

chad roweChad enjoys spending time outdoors and building things, all while spending as much time as possible with his wife and 4 kids! The entire family enjoys camping, motorcycling, climbing, and hiking. Chad has lived in Summit County for 10 years and while he is heavily involved with his kid’s activities he is also an active member in his church community and sits on the board of the Summit County chapter of Habitat for Humanity.

Stephen Oppito - Project Manager

stephen oppitoStephen has lived in Summit County for 14 years and has over 10 years of construction management experience. He comes from a trim carpentry background and plays the mandolin. Stephen also enjoys biking, running, Nordic skiing, and playing with his 3 kids, Kai, Bryce, and Lilla. His wife Viki is from Hungary and his kids are now tri-lingual!

Brian Broomall - Project Manager

brian broomallBrian is a LEED Green Associate and has a degree in Sustainable Energy Materials and Technology. Brian brings a breadth of homebuilding in Michigan, Arizona, and Hawaii, and enjoys biking, surfing, the backcountry, and brewing craft beer. Brian is a member of the Summit County Rescue Group and responds to 15-25 calls throughout the year.

Adam Sholl - Project Manager

adam shollAdam received his degree in Business Management and taught English in May of 2005. He started out as a finish carpentry subcontractor and then came on to Pinnacle as a Project Manager from 2010-2013. He is now back on the team as of 2015 as a Project Manager coordinating trades, communicating between Owner/Architect/Builder, Procurement, and overall project delivery. When he isn’t working, Adam is spending time with his lovely wife and 2 young boys(3 years and 10 months), traveling internationally, mountain biking in the summer, skiing in the winter, and reading good books by the fire.

Pete McIntosh - Project Superintendent

petePete comes from a framing and trim background. Pete enjoys riding his dirt bike, writing fiction novels, and creating art. He also loves hiking with his wife and new baby daughter. In his spare time he also volunteers with Summit County Youth.

Mac Sidey - Project Superintendent

macMac moved to Breckenridge in 2006 and started with Pinnacle in 2015 as a Project Superintendent. He is responsible for site management and organization in assistance to the project manager. When he isn’t working, Mac enjoys reading, backpacking, biking and skiing. He is living in Vail for the time being with the hopes and dreams of moving to wonderful Summit County.


Jim Van Der Kar - Project Superintendent

jim Jim, a Vermont native, received his degree in Natural Science at Castleton State College in Vermont. Jim comes from a family of builders and has a background primarily in framing and trim work. He was recently married in Breckenridge to his college sweetheart, Stefanie. He loves to scuba dive, ski, fish, hunt, dirt bike as well as traveling and taking in new experiences and cultures with his wife.

Brock Rounds - Project Superintendent

Originally from Austin, Texas, Brock first moved to Breckenridge in 2008 and spent time working as a framer and construction manager. After a detour remodeling and building apartments in Denver and Austin, he happily returned to Summit County in 2017 to join the amazing Pinnacle crew. He loves all things outdoors including hiking, biking, camping, hunting, snowboarding, cooking, reading and spending time with his wife and dogs.

Tim Godfrey - Project Superintendent

Tim grew up in Bedford, NH and moved to Breckenridge in September 2007. He became a jack of all trades from being a mechanic, to working on a ranch, and building spec homes, before finally joining the amazing team at Pinnacle. He has been a football coach at Summit High School for the last 6 years before taking this year off due to getting married this summer to my wife Brigitte! He loves building things, skiing, snowboarding, rock climbing, working out, skeet shooting and golf.

Kyle Schwab - Project Superintendent

Born and raised in Summit County, Kyle moved to the Front Range to receive a Bachelors’ degree in Construction Management and worked in production building for just under two years. Kyle then got married and moved back to the county. He loves to ski, hike, bike, and go camping.

Asa Nimityongskul - director of FINANCE

AsaA 10 year local originally from Wisconsin, Asa joined Pinnacle in the early years and now manages all the finances for the company and also sits on the Summit County Parade of Homes Committee. Asa loves mountain biking, snowboarding, cooking, cars, and a good BBQ on a patio with a view. An adventurer that travels to exotic places, Asa married his wife, Heather, in Thailand and they have a new baby boy, Pai.

CARL OLSON - Director of Bus. Dev. & Technology

CarlCarl oversees Pinnacle’s entire technology infrastructure, keeps the Client Portal running smoothly and also assists with sales. Previously, Carl worked as a commercial real estate broker in San Antonio, TX and as an investment banker in New York City. He has over 18 years of industry experience in business development, real estate and technology. He’s into hiking, skiing, snowshoeing, live music, travel, ancestry research and hanging out with his wife, Melissa, and Bernese Mountain Dogs, Nora & Beau.


Connor Ketchum - Business Development

Connor is originally from Tulsa, OK and is a graduate from the University of Arkansas where he studied at the Walton College of Business. He moved to Colorado in the Fall of 2016 and began working as a part of Pinnacle’s sales and business development team. If he is not working he is fly-fishing, mountain biking, rafting, and running.

Andrea Kavouklis - Director of Marketing

Sierra Morris - Marketing Manager

Sierra joined the Pinnacle marketing team to oversee email acquisition, analytics and online marketing efforts. Originally from Boise, Idaho and a graduate from the University of Montana, Sierra’s past experience is in sales and marketing in the outdoor industry. She’s an avid snowboarder, mountain biker, yogi, camper, and live music goer.


Melany Beck - Marketing Coordinator

MelanyMelany is a Colorado Native. She joined Pinnacle as a Marketing Coordinator, overseeing social media and internet marketing efforts. When she is not in the office, Melany is traveling to warmer weather, teaching yoga at the local studio, fly fishing, or skiing with her family.

Shannon Renner - Graphics & Web Development

ShannonWith a background in graphic design and web development and a creative impulse, Shannon oversees the development of email campaigns, websites, and search engine optimization. She truly enjoys working for Pinnacle and admits it’s fun working with her hubby. Shannon is the proud mother of two handsome boys, Chase and Jack, and can typically be found walking the new puppy, Lucy, when she’s not dreaming up new web stuff for Pinnacle.

Rachael Starr - Operations Coordinator

RachaelOriginally from Columbia, Missouri, Rachael moved to Summit County in December of 2013 and joined the Pinnacle team in August of 2016. When Rachael is not in the office, she enjoys spending an excessive amount of time with her dog, Zedd, and Facetiming her mother.


Jordan Adams - Director of HomeCare

 JordanAfter graduating high school, Jordan moved to Summit County to attend CMC for Wilderness Emergency Medical Services and to obtain his business degree in marketing. He enjoys backpacking, alpine fishing, and plans to be a mountaineering guide in the Himalayas on the most technical peaks.


Richie Martinez - Field Crew

Richie MartinezRichie moved to Breckenridge for a fresh experience and of course to be as close as possible to the outdoors. On our feld labor team, he supports the site superintentants to keep the jobs sites clean and efficient. Richie has two younger brothers and works hard to stay involved with their lives. When he isn’t working, he loves to fish, snowboard, camp, and pretty much every other outdoor activity.

Ty Salazar - Field Crew

Ty SalazarTy, a new member of our field labor team moved from northern Colorado. His previous experience in maintanence with the Town of Eaton has prepared him to join Pinnacle. He is a self proclaimed sports junkie – football and basketball being his favorite, he is always looking for somebody to who will play ball.


Nate Hill - Field Crew

Nate HillNate, originally from Baltimore, moved to Summit County just over one year ago. He enjoys running when he is away from the job site and thinks the price of running shoes is on the rise. Before starting with Pinnacle Mountain Homes, he worked “safety” at a crocodile zoo.. no joke.

Tony Aguirre - Field Crew

Tony AguirreTony is a Colorado native, originally from Eaton, Colorado, he moved to Summit County in 2013. Cleaning, organizing and facilitating job sites is his role working as part of our field crew. He values working for Pinnacle for the wide variety of exposure and knowledge it presents to him on the site. On the weekends you can find Tony making turns skiing, shooting a round of disc golf, or rooting the Broncos on. Tony thinks Summit County feels like home due to its endless options to have a good time outside.

Lenny Lane - Field Crew

Lenny joined the Pinnacle team as a member of the field crew. His experience is mainly in the construction of multi family homes. He enjoys playing hockey, mountain biking in the summer and snowboarding in winter.


Kaden Catania - Field Crew

Kaden, originally from Edmond, Ok. He moved to Keystone winter of 2016, and joined the pinnacle team summer of 2017 as part of the field crew. If he is not out in the field, he would either choose to be skateboarding, snowboarding, hiking, or being on a bike with friends.

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