We’re About People

Biltmore begins with PEOPLE. Certainly, we value each homeowner that lives in a Biltmore home, but we are also referring to the valuable people that engineer our subdivisions, pave the streets for our kids to play on, pour sturdy foundations, supply the lumber, pound the nails, install our doors and market our communities. It’s hundreds of important people who make Biltmore Co. who we are. We believe in them and their strengths and we know they believe in us.

Owners – Kevin & Liz Amar

Kevin Amar

Kevin Amar

Owner, Director of Operations

Kevin is an Idaho native, born in Salmon, and raised in Meridian. Being the son of a potato farmer, he knows the delicate balance between growth and Idaho’s natural resources. He has spent the last 24 years in home construction, land development and land management, including mixed use communities. Kevin has developed over 5,000 lots in the Treasure Valley. Some of Kevin’s major developments include Union Square, Silverleaf, Three Oaks, Peppertree, Cedar Creek, Castlebrook, and Monet Meadows. Kevin is dedicated to quality and seeks a 100% satisfaction rating with home owners or investors in every project he conducts.

Elizabeth Amar

Elizabeth Amar

Owner, Creative Director, Lead Interior Designer

Liz studied Pre-Architecture at Boise State University and Interior Design at Utah State University where she found her passion for space planning and functioning floor plan designs. She has been busy the last 12 years building the Biltmore brand, designing the amenity packages for each Biltmore home, hand selecting each product that comes into the Biltmore showroom and developing the right design team to bring Biltmore's vision to life in all spec homes and their clients' semi-custom dream homes. Her favorite elements to design are cabinetry {because it sets the style and function for each room}, and lighting. Liz is a rowing enthusiast and loves to ride her bike on the greenbelt, paddle board, wake board and be in Idaho's mountains with Kevin and their 4 kids.

Angie Barnes

Angie Barnes

Director of Finance

Angie is a Boise native, born and raised in the Treasure Valley. She has spent the past 25 years building a colorful resume knowledgeable in Accounting, Marketing, Executive Support and Human Resources. Working for Biltmore Co. she gets to fulfill all of these opportunities. What she loves most about her job is watching the build process from start to finish, both visually and in numbers.  She truly believes that at the end of the day every dollar counts; both for Biltmore Co. and the Homeowner. Watching our team successfully meet the budget and allowing people to afford a beautiful dream home is so rewarding to her. She brings to the table her amazing smile, laughter and spunk. Angie loves going to concerts and traveling with her husband, spending time with her two amazing kids, and her doggies.

Ashley Mullane

Ashley Mullane

Interior Designer

Ashley graduated with a Bachelor's of Fine Arts in Interior Design from Rocky Mountain Art & Design. Ashley moved to the Treasure Valley 5 years ago with her family from Nashville, Tennessee. While in Nashville she sold real estate and worked with several local builders as a home stager and new home consultant. While in school, she loved studying different architectural styles and developed a passion for floor plan design. Originally she thought she architecture was her path but soon found that Interior Design brought so much happiness to plan the space and see the homeowner love the final product. Ashley & her husband's pride and joy is their 9 month old son Liam and together they love Idaho's outdoors, snowboarding, riding bikes, camping, hiking and all that Idaho offers.

Austin Nauahi

Austin Nauahi

Superintendent

Austin has been working in the construction industry for the past 20 years. His experience as a superintendent, certified welder, electrical apprentice and in the commercial concrete industry has built his impressive home building foundation. Austin's number one goal when building your home is to finish on time and from the first time you meet him, everyone can see that he truly loves the building process. Austin loves working with Biltmore Co. and is dedicated to the relationships that he builds from subcontractor to home buyer. This past year he has been in charge of building out Meridian's beautiful Windsong subdivision and we are so proud of him and all his hard work here!

Christian Sanford

Christian Sanford

Superintendent

Christian has been a full time framer since the age of 15. His knowledge of the construction world spans residential to commercial from estimating to project manager. Christian's first job as a superintendent was with CBH Homes. He then learned estimating and commercial project management from Village Associates where he built hospitals and medical offices from Arizona to Oklahoma to Utah. He has built banks, churches and large office buildings with Steed Construction as a commercial superintendent. Christian says he couldn't love his job at Biltmore more. "It has the best company culture of any company that I have ever worked with. The respect and relationships from ownership down to all my coworkers and trades is simply the best. It doesn't matter what kind of day I'm having, I couldn't love working for Biltmore more." Outside of work, you'll find him with his wife at the greenbelt or fishing and playing basketball with his older sons or playing with his new baby boy.

Dana Jensen

Dana Jensen

Drafting & Design

Dana, an Idaho native, has studied Architecture at Pasadena City College and Boise State University. He was a draftsman at the Boise architectural firm Williams and Associates and designed for several builders around the valley as an independent draftsman/designer. His extensive design experience and years of education has lead him to design hundreds of single family and multi-family communities. Dana is a valuable member of Biltmore Co., specializing in meeting the clients’ needs that allows us to put the personal Biltmore touch on every home and caters to their individual preferences. His extensive design experience and years of education has lead him to design hundreds of single family residences and multi-family communities with functionality and smart design.

David Bart

David Bart

Superintendent

David has spent 17 years in remodeling and construction and has also worked in manufacturing production management. He owned his own remodeling business for 7 years before joining the Biltmore Company team for the challenge of working in the demanding spec and semi-custom home building industry. His experience, combined with a natural talent for organization and an eye for detail, enables him to keep projects on time while delivering the quality the customer expects. He enjoys the process of seeing a project through to completion and delivering a home to the customer that they can enjoy for many years to come. Outside of work, he enjoys the Idaho outdoors with his German Shepherd.

Devin Caywood

Devin Caywood

Assistant Superintendent

Devin has been with Biltmore for 4 years and has worked his way up to Assistant Superintendent. He is dependable, has a strong work ethic and loves to see his multi-family projects through from start to finish. Devin is majoring in Construction Management at CWI and hopes to soon be a commercial superintendent running his own project. Outside of work he loves spending time with his family and identical twin brother and is an avid bass fisherman touring the U.S. competing.

Doug Milligan

Doug Milligan

Chief Financial Officer

Doug brings over 30 years of professional accounting and finance experience to the Biltmore Company. He is a graduate from Idaho State University and moved to the Treasure Valley in 2004 from the nostalgic resort town of Truckee California. Doug's career highlights include providing certified public accounting services for resort development and resort services, high volume production home building, real estate sales, manufacturing and custom home building.

Emily Wilson

Emily Wilson

Design Center Manager

Emily was born and raised in Idaho. She has been in customer service since she was 14, and is so happy to be doing her dream job every day as the Design Center Manager. Emily controls the day to day scheduling of the company's design work including packet preparation for the designers, scheduling of walk-through with subcontractors, is an expert in handling construction conflicts, controls the pricing and selections of materials into the design center, manages agent to builder relationships in subdivisions and aids superintendent in construction information. She loves italian and mexican food, vintage shopping, and is an expert in product research!

Greg Wilstead

Greg Wilstead

Residential Managing Director

Before coming to the Treasure Valley, Greg worked with a large building and development company in Arizona and selling residential homes. Greg relocated to Idaho and has been building residential and light commercial for the past 10 years. His focus and energy goes into the accurate financial planning and execution of all of Biltmore’s projects. He oversees all floor plan design, building planning, home budgets, superintendent processes, subcontractor skilled labor list and loves working with each home owner to design and price their new home. 

Jason Poulson

Jason Poulson

Project Coordinator

Jason was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest. He brings over 15 years experience of turning a customers' vision into reality to the Biltmore Team. After Graduating from Brigham Young University, he began his career on large commercial projects in Southern California including the Playa Vista Development, Sony Picture Studios and the LA Clippers Practice Facility. Jason relocated to Boise in 2011 and built his own business working on many of the premier properties in the Treasure Valley and Valley County. Jason brings a dedication to detail and daily focus with our trade partners to bring all of Biltmore's projects to life. When not at work, Jason loves spending time with his family and can be found coaching his children's sports team all over the valley.

Jeremy Amar

Jeremy Amar

Commercial Managing Director

Jeremy has 11 years of experience in multi-family construction in California, Nevada and Idaho, including being a project manager for a 76 million dollar luxury condominium project in Las Vegas; as well as the remodel and conversion of 900 apartment units into condominiums. He also loved his time as the Project Controls Manager as a consultant for the Utah Department of Transportation on their 170 million dollar highway reconstruction project at Timpanogos Highway.  Jeremy is now responsible at Biltmore Co. for all of the coordination of construction plans and project approvals through Boise, Meridian, Eagle, Nampa and Ada County planning and building departments. Jeremy loves riding his motorcycle when time allows but most of he loves spending time with his family.

Joe Perdew

Joe Perdew

Commercial Project Manager

Joe (JP) and his family have lived in the Boise area for 25 years. Joe has owned a custom home building company and a remodeling company for the past 18 years. He has over 22 years of experience building hundreds of custom homes, semi-custom homes and townhomes, remodeling homes and developing land for subdivisions. He brings a wide range of expertise from the building industry and a focus on customer service to each of his projects. Joe’s main focus for the last 20 years has been building high quality homes that are very energy efficient. With an eye for detail and a high expectation for quality, Joe has been blessed to have many happy home owners.

Josh Nicholas

Josh Nicholas

Superintendent

A Boise native, Josh's experience in the construction industry began at the age of 14 when he started framing for a Treasure Valley framing crew and has framed hundreds of homes around town. His 25+ years of working on siding, framing and painting crews combined with his work with experienced remodeling companies gave him his first real jobs with two large Boise builders-Eaglewood Homes and CBH. As a Superintendent at CBH he is proud of his accomplishments there including building 100 homes in a year. Josh loves the process of starting with a pile of wood and ending with a beautiful finished product. He prides himself on his attention to detail and begins each day with yoga to clear his mind. Josh is a big outdoorsman and you'll find him out in Idaho's mountains hunting big game or fishing. 

Keith Moore

Keith Moore

Superintendent

Keith was born and raised in Southern California and started construction at the age of 15 for a large remodeling company and became a foreman running residential jobs. He then became a superintendent for a commercial contractor building car dealerships & hotels and tenant improvements with office remodels. Keith's expertise advanced him to the position of a traveling superintendent for Wright Brothers Construction building Outback Steakhouses & turning a 1920's 4 story parking structure into a brand new Tilted Kilt Restaurant in Boston. He has been a superintendent for the past 15 years and we are so lucky to have him here at Biltmore Co. Keith says his favorite part about working for Biltmore Co. is their family atmosphere and Biltmore's positive reputation from his respected trades that he's worked with in the valley for so many years. Outside of work, you'll find Keith out with his drone shooting aerial photography or with his wife and their white English Lab up in the mountains camping, fishing, hiking enjoying Idaho's beautiful outdoors.

Laney Hayes

Laney Hayes

Interior Designer

Laney moved to Boise in 2013 to play volleyball for Boise State. GO BRONCOS!!!! She graduated with a bachelor's degree in Communications and worked in marketing and customer service at PFB custom homes which sparked her love for interior design. Laney was co-owner of Likens Design in Bend, Oregon and found that her playground is in tile design. Her passion is spec home design and loves creating that beautiful home. She loves to take her fur baby Maverick on hikes in the Boise Foothills and is a Netflix binge watcher. 

Lisa Clayton

Lisa Clayton

Director of Sales
lisa@biltmoreco.com

Lisa brings over 20 years of dedicated customer service and team management experience to the Biltmore Company. Her strong business acumen comes from years of retail management, owning her own bakery and from excelling in her variety of roles within the real estate field. Lisa has been in real estate for 5 years and has extensive experience in a variety of roles ranging from Transaction Coordinator to Team Manager and Executive Assistant. Lisa thrives in working both behind the scenes and in face to face interactions with customers as she assists them in making the entire Biltmore experience a treasured memory. In her spare time Lisa loves spending time with her family, reading great books, enjoying healthy lifestyles and baking delicious cheesecakes for family and friends.

Micah Gosney

Micah Gosney

Director of Construction

Micah has been in the Boise valley now for 10 years building hundreds of fine custom homes. He has managed and built many projects in the construction industry from residential homes to light commercial developments. Micah is also a professional artist and worked for acclaimed 20th Century Fox in Phoenix, Arizona as an award winning animator. His artistic skills are an asset to Biltmore Co. in his design abilities, a master faux painter and in creating custom renderings for our projects. As Director of Construction, his job is to oversee all superintendents and make sure that each Biltmore home is completed on time and constructed with integrity to the Biltmore way.

Pat Palmer

Pat Palmer

Director of Construction

Pat is a Boise native who has spent his entire career in the construction industry. After starting in large machinery excavation; he was able to move to concrete work, framing, painting, roofing and finish work.Learning the importance of each trade and the impact they all have on good construction ideals. From starter homes to million dollar plus custom homes, Pat has built it all. He has now been with Biltmore Co. from the beginning, managing all of Biltmore’s multifamily and commercial building projects. Pat claims the success of Biltmore is “Do to the fact that it is a team effort with no weak links. Everyone does their job and does it well.

Pete Cook

Pete Cook

Assistant Superintendent

Pete was born and raised in Southern Idaho with a passion for hard work and helping others enjoy all that Idaho has to offer. He grew up on a ranch in the mountains and know the values of having a strong work ethic and getting things done right the first time. From a young age he has been interested in construction and loved his time working with his Dad. Pete has an extensive background in excavation, roofing and appliances. He uses the knowledge he's learned from these trades to add value to Biltmore Coo. and their clients. Aside from work he loves to spend time with his wife and baby girl, snowmobile, hunt, fish and enjoy the outdoors.

Rosanna Garza-Rosenberg

Warranty Specialist/PR Manager
warranty@biltmoreco.com

We are so excited to have Rosanna join our team! Rosanna is the first Biltmore team member you'll see when you walk in the door and she is the one who coordinates all of our warranty requests. She comes with 17 years of experience in the customer service industry with Costco. Customer Service has been ingrained in her belief system and she strives every day to do what she can to give extra. Her mantra is "When they're happy, I'm happy." Rosanna always strives to work around a situation so she can find a way to say "yes" and that her clients feel heard. Roseanna was also on the customer service panel with the Costco/Google Shopping Experience platform to give feedback on how people can have a positive experience online. We are excited to use her knowledge in providing an online warranty platform coming soon to help our buyers with simple answers and videos to challenging home owner questions. She is trilingual in English, Spanish and Sign Language!

Her and her husband and 3 children moved to Idaho from the Bay area in California 5 years ago and have completely embraced the Idaho lifestyle. They enjoy camping and every water activity you can think of-kayaking, paddle boarding, canoeing, rafting, swimming and just being outside in Idaho's beautiful mountains.

Sandee Johnson Transtrum

Sandee Johnson Transtrum

Assistant Project Manager ~ Accounts Payable

Sandee is an Idaho native, born and raised in the Treasure Valley. She grew up working in her family’s furniture store helping customers with all of their buying needs. She loves working for Biltmore Co. and loves all of the people she gets to meet. Her number one goal acting as the team leader for subcontractor support, is to see that our homeowners have a positive, smooth buying experience from start to finish. Sandee loves the customer service aspect of helping our homeowners with warranty issues and problem solving with our subcontractors.Sandee is dedicated to her two children and also loves to spend time with her two nieces. As a family they love to go to music festivals, movies and spending time in the outdoors.

Scott Tabbutt

Scott Tabbutt

Warranty Specialist

Scott Tabbutt settled in Boise in 1973 when his father retired from the air Force. He owned his own Automotive Machine shop unil 2017 when he semi-retired. He joined the Biltmore team in January of 2018 to head the warranty department, excited to utilize his home building skills and maybe learn a few tricks along the way! His wife calls him her very own "Tim the Toolman." When he is not at work, he is busy with their 12 children ad at present 24 grandchildren!!! Never a dull moment in the Tabbutt house.

Stefanie Hruby

Stefanie Hruby

Interior Designer

Stefanie spent 25 years living around the world curating her love of design and learning to appreciate an array of styles. She has owned her own design business and furniture store which has firmly established her desire and love of working with people to help them create beautiful spaces. Stefanie is the interior designer for all of our pre-sold homes. So if you'll be building with us in the near future, you'll have the pleasure of having her as your designer. Stefanie enjoys meeting people and loves working with the buyers to help them create their dream home. She is patient, and kind and has impeccable taste!

Steve Amar

Steve Amar

Quality Control Manager

Steve grew up in Salmon Idaho where he became one of Idaho’s top seed potato farmers. He has a double B.S. in Economics and Agriculture from the University of Idaho {but we won’t fault him for not being a true Bronco fan}. He farmed until the 80’s and then moved his family to Meridian where he dove into the Investment, Banking and Real Estate world with his son, Kevin. Steve is now responsible for all of the 500 point inspections in both the single family homes, the multi-family apartments and all of our commercial properties where he makes sure our properties are 100% at Biltmore quality before turning the property over to the new owners. He loves Idaho and the outdoors! Playing and being with Family is his top priority and loves riding his Harley with his sons and grandsons! Steve is proud to work with his son and daughter-in-law and takes great pride in helping the Biltmore TEAM be the best construction company and professionals in the state!

Treyson Krasowski

Treyson Krasowski

Assistant Superintendent

Treyson is also an Idaho native with his roots laying in the small farm town of Notus. Trey takes pride in being among the youngest of the Biltmore team, and with his age comes an eagerness to learn and expand on his attributes. Prior to Biltmore Trey worked as a certified weatherization technician, contracted through Idaho power, working with clients in low-income housing all across the state.
He has experience on both residential and commercial job sites and has completed a vocational program in residential construction.
As an Eagle Scout and an active member of his community Treyson is committed to excellence and moral integrity, and enjoys doing good things in and out of the workplace for Biltmore, its clients, family, and friends.