Reid’s been putting on a toolbelt since he was twelve years old alongside his father, one of Whistler’s first residential builders. As a third-generation local builder, Reid brings over 20 years of carpentry expertise to designing and constructing exceptional homes. Along with being a skilled craftsman, Reid is formally trained in computer aided design and is experienced in Passive House and Net Zero construction practices.
Taylor Booth is a seasoned project manager with a 15-year track record in the construction industry. With a diploma in construction engineering technology, passive house training and a background as a Journeyman welder, Taylor brings a unique blend of hands-on expertise and technical knowledge to every project. Often Taylor can be found riding most of Squamish’s gnarliest bike trails.
With a diploma in computerized accounting and over 16 years of professional experience, predominantly in the private Club industry, Jennifer joined Coast Essential Construction in 2022 to broaden her expertise and support a growing local business in her hometown. Outside of the office, she enjoys engaging in many physical pursuits and is an avid runner. She also has a passion for music, which provides a source of inspiration in her life.
Trevor has worked with Reid for many years and on many homes and projects throughout Vancouver and the Sea-to-Sky, including UBC’s Bioenergy Research & Demonstration Facility and some of Whistler’s first townhome developments.
Red Seal Carpenter
Tasso is a veteran ski patroller for Whistler Blackcomb and has been working with CEC in the off seasons as a Red Seal carpenter for over 10 years.
Working with Reid from as far back as 2003, Nathan's also been with CEC for many years. A youth soccer coach for KLM, a bassist and family man, he's a dedicated, longstanding team member.
Already a skilled millwright, but having made a career move early on in his training. Lorne is now working towards completing his Red Seal in carpentry.
Mathew started his carpentry career with CEC and is now working towards the final stages of his Red Seal Carpentry accreditation.
Reid’s Swiss mountain dog, Takaya can usually be found nearby and is extremely well-behaved.