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The Team

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Marinus Van de Kamp

Owner / General Manager

Marinus achieved a Degree in Construction Technology at the MTS in Ede, The Netherlands in 1978. He worked in the construction field as a drafts person and project manager for commercial projects. He moved to the USA in 1987, where he became a co-owner of Landmark Enterprises in 1990. Marinus brings his extensive experience as a journeyman carpenter, draftsman, designer, estimator, and project manager to the Landmark team.

These days most of his time goes to systems management, sales and oversight of projects. In his free time he likes to play jazz piano, and he plays soccer when possible.

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Steve Sorensen

Estimator/Project Manager

Steve achieved a degree in Ornamental Horticulture from Edmonds Community college in 2006, after which he owned and operated a landscape design and installation company for the next 7 years. In 2013 he received a job offer for a foreman position in a very specialized construction field, working all over the country. He quickly climbed the ranks to become a project manager, managing large and small projects in all 50 states for private owners, municipalities, and the military. During this time, he achieved a degree in Construction Management from Edmonds Community college, finishing in 2018. For fun, he spends time with his wife Tasha, 2 boys - Oly and Finn, and their many close friends and family.

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Christopher Grannis

Project Manager Emeritus

Christopher worked in India with the Peace Corp for 2 years before returning to Washington State to pursue a higher education. He earned a degree from Western Washington State College in 1972.  He has worked in a broad range of construction fields (both residential and commercial) for 34 years. After working in construction for 10 years, he founded Landmark Enterprises with Kelly Longwell in 1984. Throughout his career, he has deftly handled all phases of construction, both as a carpenter and a job foreman on jobs ranging from small residential remodels to large-scale commercial projects.

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Sarah Goodin

Administrative Manager

Though she doesn’t have much construction experience, Sarah does have a lot of experience with bookkeeping and dearly loves to be the "numbers detective" for Landmark. When not mathing, Sarah is outside with her pets, DIYing or destroying friends and family at Scrabble.

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Brandon Longwell

Project Manager

Brandon began working for Landmark Enterprises as a part-time apprentice carpenter in 1994. After earning a Degree in Psychology from WWU, he returned to Landmark and has worked as a journeyman carpenter and site supervisor since 2005. His experience in residential and commercial, cabinetry and finish work, has earned Landmark such accolades as the 2007 REX Award for Residential Kitchen $30,000-$60,000 given by the Building Industry Association of Whatcom County.

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Shawn Mckenna

Designer

Shawn graduated with a degree in architecture from DAAP at the University of Cincinnati. After interning for architecture firms in Seattle, he left the Ohio for the Pacific Northwest and never looked back. Shawn completed the cabinet program at Seattle Central while apprenticing for a small remodeling firm. He specializes in finish work with high attention to detail. He has 10 years of experience in building. In 2010 Shawn took a break from remodel and carpentry to start a farm with his cheesemaker wife, Meghan. After a year learning on farms in Europe and another five years managing a goat cheese creamery, Shawn moved back to Seattle and to high-end re-model work. He recently purchased a small farm in Sedro Woolley with plans to turn it into a sheep cheese creamery in the future. Shawn and Meghan love to hike, camp, bike with their black German Shepherd, Gracie.

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Bryce Willson

Lead Carpenter/Cabinet Shop Manager

Originally from San Diego, Bryce made his way up to Alaska working as a marine diesel mechanic for several years before arriving in Bellingham. Wanting to move into the building industries, he spent his first couple years here as a structural steel welder before deciding to change his focus to carpentry. He works hard to bring his passions for creativity and quality to his work. In his free time, you can find Bryce picking berries, hiking with his family, snowboarding, playing music, or free diving along the Chuckanut. 

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Lincoln Skrypeck

Construction Supervisor

Lincoln has been working in construction for over 25 years and managing jobs over 15 years. Outside of work he enjoys the outdoors. Spending time in the mountains, hiking, climbing, biking, skiing and spending time with his family. 

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Benjamin "Vincent" Vincent

Journeyman Carpenter

Vincent began carpentry in 2005 with an associates degree in Building Construction Technology at Bellingham Technical College. Since then, he’s focused on remodeling houses in the Bellingham and Seattle areas.

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Seamus Trueb

Designer

Seamus Trueb grew up here in Bellingham Washington. He is pursuing a Mechanical Design Degree at Bellingham Technical College, while he learns the ropes of Architectural Design as our Jr. Drafter. He joined Landmark in the summer of 2020 and has proven to be hard working, and a quick learner. He is very happy to be a part of the Design team and is excited for his future with Landmark. In his free time Seamus can be found skiing at Mt. Baker and the surrounding area.

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Stefany Ness

Carpenter Apprentice

Stefany is an enthusiastic laborer who recently became a carpenter’s apprentice. A passion for building and bringing beauty to our neighborhoods has inspired her to learn residential carpentry.  In the future she hopes to build many beautiful homes and additions for Bellingham!  Outside of work she loves gardening and hiking.

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Marika Van de Kamp

Graphic Designer

Marika is our graphic designer and she keeps our website up to date. She graduated from Portland State University in 2019 and since then has been traveling the world while doing freelance graphic design work. In her free time she loves to draw, go hiking, and eat Thai food.

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Elad Michael

Carpenter Apprentice

Elad recently joined the construction industry after years of ad-hoc DIY. When not building stuff, he enjoys Latin dancing, hiking, and being outside with his wife. He has developed himself into a very capable carpenter in a very short time.

 

PS: “Did I endeavour to find a photo with Korra in it? Yes, yes I did” 

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William Critchley

Project Manager

William joined Landmark with 37 years construction experience building custom homes all over the country. He lives in Sedro Woolley with his wife, Christine, and their cat, Bob and in his free time loves traveling, spending time with his beautiful grandkids and playing golf.

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