Tige discovered his passion for woodworking as a teenager, when he set up a small woodshop in his Grandpa’s barn, where he built gun cabinets, dressers etc. for friends and family. He later attended Ogden-Weber APC where he earned a certificate in cabinet manufacturing. He began working in the cabinet industry shortly thereafter doing installation and learning more about design and manufacture. He started his company, Out of the Woods Custom Cabinet & Countertop, in a shop behind his home in Syracuse in 2001. He is passionate about the quality of the service, product and work environment at Out of the Woods and strives daily to set an example of being the very best at each. Tige is hard worker and very down to earth, with a quick wit and a love of the historical roots of Utah. He spends his free time hunting and going on drives with his family.
Director of Finance
Jon earned his MBA at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University (Go Aggies!) with an entrepreneurial emphasis and has had the opportunity to serve in like capacities in multiple industries. As our Director of Finance, he brings his keen financial knowledge to, and he appreciates serving and being part of the team with a great company like Out of the Woods. When away from work, he loves being with his family, his dream vacation would be to travel all over playing beautiful renowned golf courses.
Director of Sales & Marketing
Mark comes to Out of the Woods with over 30 years of sales, sales management and multi-unit management experience from a variety of fields. With a B.S. in Business Management, Our Director of Sales & Marketing, Mark strives to create sales teams that generate high performance, with customer service as a top priority. He loves sales and enjoys creating diverse and successful teams. When away from work, Mark enjoys spending time with his wife and daughters. He loves to see new places, try new foods and do new things, and will try almost anything at least once. He also enjoys sports of almost any type, especially his Utah Jazz.
Director of Operations
Matt has been with Out of the Woods almost since the very beginning. His knowledge of the cabinet and countertop industry is indispensable here. As Director of Operations, If you need to know something about the operations here, Matt is the man. At work, his top priority is a happy client and it shows in his tireless efforts overseeing the cabinet and stone countertop shops here at Out of the Woods. When away from work, his priorities shift to his family and watching his son play baseball. As an avid outdoorsman, he is always on the lookout for when and where the next hunt will be.
Business Development Manager
Brandon began his career with Out of the Woods in 2015. He began in the cabinet shop as a CNC operator and his ambitious nature has allowed him to be very successful in many of the departments at Out of the Woods, including cabinet design, IT as well as both small and large scale project development. As our Business Development Manager, he is passionate about customer service and loves building long term relationships with all his clients. He enjoys spending his time away from work with his wife doing outdoor activities such camping, fishing, boating, and riding ATV’s.
Brian has an excellent attention to detail and helps to insure we have the most accurate measurements for manufacturing and installing custom cabinets. He always has something great to say and loves to talk about history. He loves working with his hands and working hard. Brian also enjoys spending time with his wife and all things outdoors.
Fernando makes sure that we have all the items necessary to manufacture all of our cabinetry. He loves spending time with his beautiful family and they spend as much time as they can outdoors camping and fishing. He is also a hardcore Denver Broncos fan.
Granite Operations Manager
Julio started with Out of the Woods in 2011 with extensive experience in the granite countertop industry. He currently oversees the workflow in our stone countertop fabrication department. He enjoys listening to music and spending time with his family when he is not here working.
Randy has 30 years of experience in the cabinet manufacturing industry. His expertise ensures that all the products we manufacture and fabricate stay on the correct schedule for completion and installation. He enjoys camping, ATV riding, and spending time with family.
Cabinet Operations Manager
Our Cabinet Operations Manager, Tim, comes to Out of the Woods with over 28 years in various woodworking industries, including over 18 years of operational and team management experience. He has great attention to detail and production processes, which is a perfect fit for Out of the Woods. Tim’s work ethic is well known and strives to pass that on to all of those who he works with. He is married with 6 wonderful children. He loves golf, fishing and his super comfy recliner. He also loves his German Shepard Charlie, with whom he shares the same affinity for cats.
Senior Project Manager
Ted brings decades of cabinet industry experience to Out of the Woods as our Senior Project Manager. As a U.S. Army and Gulf War veteran, Ted brings his military discipline to the job every day to ensure that all our project managers stay on task, submit clean drawings and details are all accounted for. When not at work, you will most likely find Ted out on the lake fishing with his buddies or spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren.
Outside Sales Rep
David brings many years of sales and customer service experience to Out of the Woods. He enjoys helping people find and express their style in the selection of stone countertops for their home. “If the kitchen is the heart of a home, make it exciting, fun and the place everyone wants to be!” he says.
In his spare time, David enjoys being outdoors, especially with a camera. He likes to do action and macro photography, including wild horses, motorcycles, sports, flowers and bugs. He also likes the unique and unexpected outcomes of low light, long exposure photography.
Outside Sales Rep
Devon made his way to Out of the Woods through the woodshop of a local company fabricating wooden wine cellars. With help from passions for writing and photography, he leapfrogged during his tenure from production to marketing to design. Looking for growth, while still striving to create spaces people love, he was hired on as an Outside Sales rep to collaborate with homeowners and connect with builders who share Out of the Wood’s values and products. When he’s not drawing stone countertop bids, Devon enjoys a wide range of hobbies, from cooking for friends to wrenching on project cars.
Jared has enjoyed cabinet design for many years and brings his experience to Out of the Woods. He loves helping people turn a dream into a reality, and as such, Out of the Woods is a perfect career and one that he looks forward to perfecting and making his own. He has been married for 13 years to an amazing wife and has 3 wonderful kids who are the central point of life and reason for coming to Out of the Woods. As a Utah native, his free time is spent with family playing outdoors hiking, camping or spending a relaxing day at one of the local lakes in the area. He also enjoys golfing, snowboarding or playing video games with the kids.
Jessica loves her position here at Out of the Woods because she gets to meet and greet new people every day and help as many people as possible. She comes to us with a background that includes daycare management and working with autistic children. She strives to live by the ‘Yes Theory’ which is, that by always saying yes and NEVER no, to things that challenge you and place you outside of your comfort zone, you will experience so much more that life has to offer. She has a big soft spot for pit bulls and just recently adopted one. Her favorite hobby is hammocking and watching bad reality TV.
Outside Sales Rep
Ryan has been with Out of the Woods since 2017. Ryan received his B.S. in Technical Sales with honors from WSU. Ryan loves the personal interaction he gets to have with all of his clients while helping them to create beautiful spaces in their homes. He is an avid outdoorsman and spends a great deal of his free time hunting, fishing and camping. Ryan also loves to snowboard and spends the winter months as a snowboard instructor at Snowbasin.
Project Manager – Castle Creek Construction
Ryan comes from a long history of woodworking and cabinetry. He started building birdhouses and simple projects as a pre-teen with his Grandfather in their small wood shop in Vernal Utah. He especially enjoyed drawing up plans and figuring out how things go together. He made wooden boxes, tables and toys for his family and friends every Christmas.
He officially started his cabinetry career in 1999 at a custom cabinet shop and worked his way through different shop positions, office management and design/sales. He has worked on everything from small remodel vanities to large commercial projects to multi-million-dollar new homes.
In his spare time Ryan enjoys backpacking and camping, spending time with his beautiful wife and daughters, and spending time on woodworking projects in the garage.
Showroom Cabinet Sales
Rylee started at Out of the Woods as our receptionist and through hard work and her bubbly attitude, has blossomed into a Showroom Sales Representative. She loves all those she works with and delights in helping her clients bring their dreams to life. In her free time she enjoys hiking, reading and attending baseball games with her family.
Cabinet Installation Manager
Lance grew up on job sites with his father, a general contractor, learning all he could from him. He started working in the cabinet industry in 2002, with the last ten years at Out of the Woods. Lance enjoys the challenge of cabinet installation and the ultimate rewards of a beautiful finished product. He has a great skill in making sure everything turns out excellent. During his time away from work, he enjoys spending time with his wife, daughter, son and 2 dogs. They all enjoy doing everything outdoors including fishing, hunting and nights around a campfire sharing stories and s’mores.
Robert has been with Out of the Woods since 2014. From cabinet work to landscaping, he loves to work with his hands to create new things and new ideas. Robert has always been a very helpful person and strives to bring happiness to those he comes into contact with. Away from work, he loves to cook, read, draw & paint. He also enjoys spending time with his husband and German Shepard, Ava.