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Frank Gandora

President

FrankFrank  has more than 30 years in the hardscape industry.  He launched Creative Hardscape Company in 1995 and today continues to be personally involved in the daily operations.  Frank performs most of the company’s consulting work.

Frank works at the National level, participating as a member of multiple ICPI Task Groups and Committees and speaking at National Conventions.  He has also been interviewed, as an expert in the industry, by Hardscape Magazine.

  • Certified Instructor for the Level I and Level II ICPI Concrete Paver Installer Certificate Course
  • Certified Instructor for the PICP Installer Certification Course
  • ICPI Level I and Level II Certified Paver Installer
  • ICPI PICP Certified Installer
  • RMMI Certified Masonry Contractor / Masonry Special Inspector
  • Certified NCMA Segmental Retaining Wall, Versa-Lok and Allan Block Wall Installer
  • Borgert Products/BTS PICP Instructor

Dianne Gandora

CFO

Dianne oversees contract administration, accounts receivables and payables, payroll and the daily office functions.  She has worked in construction administration since 2000.  She is also the company’s safety coordinator.  She has a degree in Occupational Therapy from Colorado State University and 10 years field experience as an Occupational Therapist and Medical Rehab Director.

Dan Cameron

Commercial Project Coordinator/Estimator

Dan holds a degree in Landscape Design through the school of Horticulture at Michigan State University.  He has worked in the industry since 1986.  He started with Creative Hardscape in 2000 and oversees our commercial projects, from estimating the work, through project completion.  He has supervised projects exceeding one million dollars.

  • OSHA 10 Hour Certified
  • ICPI Level 1 Certified Paver Installer
  • Pave Tech Permeable Paver Installer
  • Construction Management Trained through Denver University/Turner

Gino Bardelli

Business Development Manager

Gino has been with Creative Hardscape Company since 2003, working as a foreman, and was promoted to his current position as Business Development Manager in 2007.  Gino procures our commercial work and is involved with promotion of hardscape projects in the commercial market.  Gino studied Computer Systems at Universidad Alas Peruanas in Lima, Peru.

  • OSHA 10 Hour CertifiedICPI
  • Level 1 Certified Paver Installer

Jamie Newton

Residential Project Coordinator/Estimator

Jamie has been with Creative Hardscape since 2006 and oversees our residential projects, from design through project completion.  He has been in the hardscape industry since 1999.  Jamie has a Computer Networking Associates degree from Westwood College of Technology.

  • OSHA 10 Hour Certified
  • Techniseal Certified Applicator
  • Allen Block Certified Installer
  • Unique Lighting Systems Certified Installer

Kenny Feist

Home Builder Project Manager/Estimator/Lead Foreman

Kenny hold a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Colorado State University and has worked for Creative Hardscape since 1996.  Kenny is our mechanical paver installation expert and also our snow melt system designer.  He also oversees our homebuilder work and is also responsible to our onsite technical training.

  • OSHA 10 Hour Certified
  • ICPI Level 1 Certified Paver Installer
  • ICPI PICP Certified Installer
  • Techniseal Certified Applicator
  • Borgert Products/BTS Certified Installer

Hector Quintinar

Operations Manager

Hector has been with Creative Hardscape since 2004.  He is critical to our daily operations by managing schedules, material deliveries, equipment and yard operations.  He previous worked as a Quality Inspector/Engineer in the Aerospace Division of Lockheed Martin.

  • OSHA 10 Hour Certified
  • ICPI Level 1 Certified Paver Installer
  • CDL Driver

Creative Hardscape Company prides itself with a very low employee turnover rate and a high retention of excellent employees.  Our average length of employment is 12 years.