We are very proud of our track record of customer satisfaction and the relationships we have developed while working on Project Teams.The following excerpts are a sample of testimonials provided by our colleagues and clients. We share them with you as evidence of our commitment to delivering successful projects and exceptional results.
“Two years have passed from when our District started going down the long road to provide major facility improvements to all of our educational facilities. Looking back with 20/20 vision, it is amazing how many times John presented the right solution, even regrettably, when we didn't take it. His emphasis of the educational program as the key driver to any dollars spent has been a guiding light to our decision process. Coupled with the aforementioned emphasis is John's commitment to Budget and Schedule. Keeping focus on these three tenets, John has successfully delivered a tremendous amount of value to our organization during a crucial time period for the District.” Mark Rydberg, Director of Finance Moffat County School District RE-1
“I wanted to take a few moments to thank both you (John) and Dan for your hard work and commitment to our new hospital project. Both you (John) and Dan entered the picture and have taken this community by storm…the leaders of this community…now understand where we are on the hospital project. You both have been instrumental in bringing this project from a distant vision to a reality. You have taken tremendous strides for the healthcare future of this community. We wouldn’t be where we are today without you both. You are also very professional, yet fun to work with.” Pamala Thompson, Service Excellence Officer The Memorial Hospital of Craig(former)
“John was not involved in the initial Church building construction, and the project was completed with significant difficulty, delay and some dissent at all levels…..we felt a need for outside leadership and expertise to make our current expansion project less divisive…and more efficient and economical…..John’s leadership and expertise on our fire protection issue alone has already saved the Church his total project fee – in just two months…..we had been told to expect this type of impact by John’s past Clients…”
Bill Tremmel, Executive Director of Programs
Northern Hills Christian Church
“…John was able to move the process forward and keep the owner, architect and contractor functioning as a unified team. When the District’s steering committee was split on design decisions, John was able to break the deadlock and create consensus.….John negotiated long and hard to write a construction contract that kept Change Orders at an unbelievably low level. When schedule difficulties arose, John was the one who worked out solutions that met the District’s needs...” Paul Haack, AIA, Principal Anderson Mason Dale Architects
“John was instrumental in working through issues that kept the project running smoothly and coordinated efforts between Haselden Construction, the architect and the owner so as to enable the parties to complete their responsibilities in a timely and organized manner.John’s style is to negotiate issues in a firm and fair manner in order to insure an ongoing forward flow on a project..…Haselden would welcome the opportunity to work with John on any future project.” Mike Haselden, Vice President & COO Haselden Construction, Inc.
“John joined the project during the design and programming phase and was instrumental in working with our community on all aspects of the design.Community input was used to “value engineer” areas in which John determined to be over budget.….Most importantly our project was on budget and on time.This is attributed to John making timely decisions and anticipating problems.We saved resources above and beyond what John cost us and would not hesitate to employ John again in this capacity.” Ann Fattor, President, Board of Education (former) Gilpin County School District RE-1
“….(John) jumped in with the enthusiasm and passion that has made him and his Firm a success.I’ve seen John’s attention to detail, plan review and contract administration save thousand of dollars.His “win-win” approach to project management has gained him the respect of Building Owner’s, Architects and Contractors….I would not hesitate to recommend John and Diversified Construction Services to anyone.” Ed Holder, Construction Manager Poudre School District
“As Superintendent of Schools, I recommend DCS as a quality firm that will be of great help to a school board and administration in providing quality supervision of a school construction project.They are extremely professional, knowledgeable and good people to work with.” Bill Powell, Superintendent of Schools (retired) Strasburg School District 31J
“I have known John for over 10 years and in that time we have worked on more than 15 projects.….Without question, each project moved smoothly due to John’s considerable knowledge of building design and construction related issues and his uncanny ability to foresee and act on many steps to bring a project to its successful completion….I have been involved in many types of projects and with a varying degree of owner’s project management and representation.Projects….with John always exhibit a more skillfully orchestrated project management plan.” Jim Mellin, AIA, Principal James A. Mellin & Associates Architects, P.C.
“John’s expertise and skill in guiding our Board of Education, administration, and staff during the past two years as we have watched design transformed into structure have been invaluable to our school community.John’s services have allowed me personally to focus on serving as an instructional leader of our students and staff….I recommend John highly based upon his knowledge, strong interpersonal skills, and perhaps most importantly, the fact that I am able to write this strong letter of support at the conclusion of our project together….His expertise saved the district far more than we spent on his services.” Chris Fiedler, Superintendent of Schools (former) Gilpin County Public Schools RE-1 Deer Trail School District 29J
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