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Dylan Cisney
CEO/Project Manager

I grew up in an off-the grid home in Northern California 30 minutes from the closest paved road.  Spending my childhood in nature was formative and has guided me towards my career as a builder and a feeling of responsibility for the environment.  I studied Architecture and Ecological Design at UC Berkeley which opened my eyes to the importance and benefits of good design.  I am now very fortunate to be raising my daughter in the mountains that I grew up visiting and exploring while helping people with the design and construction of their homes.

Education

B.A. in Architecture, University of California, Berkeley

Minor in Ecological Design

Experience

2020-Present

In spring 2020 I incorporated my company as Peak Design and Construction, Inc.  Our focus is on residential remodels, additions and construction management in the North Lake Tahoe area.

2008-2019

I founded Peak Design Works while working for Spyrock Hammers to be able to do the drafting and permitting needed for some of the custom homes we were building.  In 2014 I moved to Palo Cedro, CA, got my contractor's license and built up a small residential design and construction company doing projects in Mendocino, Sonoma, San Francisco, Placer, Nevada and Shasta counties.  In 2017, I moved to Truckee, CA and started the company in a new location again.

2001-2014

Worked for Spyrock Hammers (general contractor), building custom homes, off grid homes, remodels and empty lot developments in Mendocino, California.  I started as a general laborer while in high school and progressed to superintendent after graduating college.  We had a full wood shop and would produce all of our own stain grade cabinets and interior wood work.

 

 

Licenses

California Contractor's License #1014626 2016-Present

Oregon Real Estate License #201214728 (Currently inactive)

Was obtained while living in Bend, OR, to better understand the marketing and valuation of the things I was building.