Paul Talbott has 31 years of experience in the construction industry. He began as a laborer, working for a high-end custom home builder. He spent eight years in the residential market and worked into a position of superintendent before moving to the commercial market in 1985.
After seven years as a superintendent of tenant improvement projects, Paul started his own company. TCI Inc. General Contractors was incorporated in 1993 with a focus on tenant improvements. 25 years and hundreds of successful projects later, Paul maintains a hands-on approach.
He still maintains responsibility for the allocation of manpower, frequent job visits and an active involvement in quality control.
Jim has over 30 years of construction experience and as a third generation construction manager; he was introduced to the business at an early age. Jim received his Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from the University of Washington. His experience includes high end custom homes, multifamily ground up projects, commercial retail and office tenant improvements as well as a strong background in restaurant construction.
Jim has managed numerous past projects at the Boeing Renton Plant with ongoing today and oversees retail TI projects from Bellingham to Spokane. Jim’s client base includes national companies including Kimco, Jones Lang LaSalle and Equity Residential.
Jim is married to his wife Jen and they have two girls, Jamie and Jordan. Jim enjoys outdoor activities including camping, hiking, fishing and hunting.
Norm has spent 38 years in the construction industry in the greater Puget Sound area. He began his career in high-end, residential home building and started commercial general contracting in 1985.
Norm has worked for clients in WA, OR, CA, AZ, HI, London and Berlin and his experience includes banking facilities, retail, corporate office, office/ warehouse, medical and dental facilities. He is involved with Washington Women In Need, Overlake Service League and Compassion International.
Dave has over twenty-five years of experience in the construction industry. He has an extensive career history of successful projects in Washington, Arizona and Hawaii, most of which have been extremely unique in nature and finish.
Some of Dave’s projects have included various Eddie Bauer retails stores, Son of Heaven Art Exhibit at Seattle Center, Museum of History & Industry, Dole Cannery renovation Honolulu, HI, Whalers Cove Condominium renovation, Kauai, HI and The Ponds at Punaluu Assisted Living Center, Punaluu, HI.
After working 5 years in the field as a laborer over summers during his high school and college years, Dusty attended Washington State University and studied construction management and business. Upon Graduating he began as a project engineer/estimator learning the business and is now working as a Project manager.
Some of his previous projects include tenant improvements in various Washington Federal Bank locations and multiple office remodels for Washington State Department of Social and Health Services. He has also completed several projects for private company’s including Giggle Jungle (Redmond Town Center), Cyan Swim Academy (Bridle Trails) and improvements for Shred-It and dozens of private office build-outs for UNICO Properties. Dusty has been involved in bringing ideas into the work place to maximize efficiency and organization using new technology and systems. He has also been immersed in the coordination of manpower and resource planning to allocate labor efficiently between projects based on their specific requirements.
Mark has over 25 years of experience in the construction industry. After earning his Bachelors of Science in Building Construction at the University of Washington, he has managed projects throughout the country in realms including healthcare, retail, commercial offices and more. Some notable projects include work for Tacoma General Hospital, Swedish Medical Centers, Tommy Bahama and Costco Wholesale. His expertise has earned him the 2009 AGC Award Finalist for Excellence in Construction, TI Over $5 Million for the Tacoma General Hospital CVICU/CCU project and the 2010 AGC Award for Excellence in Construction, TI Under $5 Million, for the TGH Treehouse family housing project.
Mark has also found time to volunteer for various organizations such as Rebuilding Together Seattle and the MultiCare Tree House, as well as participating on the Board of Directors for NE Seattle Little League and coaching youth basketball, baseball and softball.
Debby studied accounting at Green River Community College and has worked for law firms, private businesses and subsequently been at TCI for fourteen years. Debby is responsible for all the day to day cash management, AP, AR and payroll.
Debby owns an equestrian facility in Maple Valley and spends her free time training and breeding horses when not competing in various events throughout the state.
Amina has always been interested in design and architecture, as it blends two passions of artistic vision with technical ability. When it came time to study the built environment, she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Interior Studies (Winter 2018) through the accredited program at Bellevue College. It was here that she discovered her interests lie in commercial design, especially in terms of marketing in which both the retail brand and the architecture may thrive.
Working with the TCI team has been a great fit for Amina, as she is able to assist with many aspects of the contracting process.
In her free time, Amina loves art and music as well as continually adding to her design portfolio.