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Our Team



Jim Mayer

Jim has over 30 years of management experience in manufacturing and construction-related businesses. His prior roles include several years as General Manager of Basalite Concrete Products and as well as sixteen years as Owner and President of Concut, Inc., a manufacturer of diamond tools and equipment. Jim deeply values the long-standing collaborative relationships that Mountain has built with its clients, sub-contractors, and team members over the years.

Vice President

Jeff Stroud

Jeff is a seasoned industry veteran with 40 years of construction management experience. He has been with Mountain since 1991 as an Owner and has led the company’s development over the years. Jeff has served on the Board of the Association of General Contractors of Washington and is highly regarded as a local industry leader. His extensive knowledge of the construction industry is a huge asset to our clients, who benefit from his skill in identifying the right approach to any type of building project.

General Superintendent/Safety Director

Jeff Patterson

With 27 years in the construction industry, Jeff got his start as a woodshop teacher. After completing a carpenter’s apprenticeship program, he worked his way through the ranks and earned the title of Superintendent in 2005. Dedicated to always doing the job right, Jeff works hard to ensure that every Mountain project has a personal touch and the client is always happy with the outcome. Jeff’s favorite part of working with clients is the moment they use their finished space for the first time. “That ‘new car smell’ brings a smile to everyone.”

Project Manager

Jeremy Patnoi

Jeremy has over 23 years of experience in the construction industry and has been part of the Mountain team since 2000. A natural problem solver, Jeremy enjoys working with clients through every step, from design to completion, to ensure their goals are achieved. A LEED accredited professional, Jeremy believes in going above and beyond on every project. “No matter how long you’ve been in this industry it never gets boring and there are always new things you learn about.”

Project Manager

Mike Swarthout

Mike came to Mountain with 35+ years of experience in the construction industry. A true jack of all trades, Mike has worked in many areas of the business, including as a carpenter, field engineer, estimator, and his current role as a Project Manager. Mike enjoys working with clients at every step of the process, from the idea stage to final completion. For Mike, the Mountain difference can be summed up simply. “We believe in what we do. It’s all about the quality and having a happy customer.”

Project Manager

Mike Mayer

Mike joined the Mountain team in early 2020, after 10 years working as a carpenter and small business owner. Spending the past decade honing his carpentry skills has given him a deep appreciation for craftsmanship and respect for the hard work that goes into every project. In his role at Mountain, he enjoys being a part of the construction process and seeing a building come together. Mountain’s team members make all the difference for Mike. “I love that people at Mountain take pride in their work. I believe that people here care about our projects and our clients. They go above and beyond, almost daily, to make sure everything runs smoothly.”

Project Manager

Sarah Sherwood

Sarah joined the Mountain team in 2021 after 13 years in the diamond blade manufacturing industry. For Sarah, it’s the team that makes Mountain stand out—she enjoys the time spent with team members and Mountain customers on projects. Renovations are one of her favorite areas of focus, particularly when it involves taking a space that’s outdated and making it new again. In Sarah’s eyes, the Mountain difference is most apparent in their commitment to relationships. “Mountain truly cares about their employees and customers. You can tell by the amazing relationships that we have with one another.”


Sheri Cuellar

Sheri came to Mountain in 2018 with over 30 years of accounting and finance experience, 15 of which were spent in construction accounting. Her previous roles allow her to understand both the subcontractor and general contractor perspectives. A member of the South Sound Chapter of the Construction Financial Management Association, Sheri is passionate about being a lifelong learner and finding creative solutions to any challenges that come her way. For Sheri, it’s the people that make Mountain different. “I laugh every day, and I truly enjoy every single person that I work with. I can honestly say this is a first for me in my career.”