Meet Our Staff

The Lee-Built Management Team

Bob Cross - Owner - Lee-Built Construction

Bob Cross

Owner / Manager

Bob and Troy are the owners of Lee-Built Construction. They bought the company from the previous owners, Pete and Dixie Lillie, in 2002.  He was born and raised in Eugene and continues to live here with his wife Michelle and their four children.  Bob graduated from the University of Northern Colorado and has been in construction since 1995.  He enjoys camping, golf, and boating.

Troy Cross - Owner / Manager

Troy Cross

Owner / Manager

Bob and Troy are the owners of Lee-Built Construction. They bought the company from the previous owners, Pete and Dixie Lillie, in 2002. Troy has been in construction for 16 years and lives in Bend with his wife Katy and their three children.


Butch Baird

General Manager

Butch joined Lee-Built in 2012 as General Manager. He has over 40 years’ management experience in commercial construction and development. He was born and raised in Eugene and continues to live here with his wife Suzette. Between them, they have 3-children and 3-grandchildren. Butch enjoys many outdoor activities, especially sailing his 25’ sailboat.

Ann Tinkham

Ann Tinkham

Project Manager/Estimator

Ann started working for Lee-Built in 2007 and keeps our field managers busy. If you need anything done – she’s the one you need to talk to! She lives in Veneta with her husband Jerry. She has three sons that have all ‘left the nest’ and two grandchildren. Ann is originally from North Carolina – she brought her accent with her.

Jerry Tinkham

Jerry Tinkham


Jerry has worked for Lee-Built for 24 years, and is usually greeted with open arms by our customers. He was born and raised in Alvadore, Oregon but now lives in Veneta with his wife Ann. He has 4 wonderful children and 11 amazing grandchildren. Jerry enjoys working, fishing, target shooting, re-loading bullets, and building RC Helicopters.


Jason Midkiff-Field Manager Seattle Area

Jason Midkiff

Area Manager – Seattle Area

Jason joined Lee-Built in 2010 and has an extensive knowledge and appreciation for the needs of our customers, and it shows. Jason lives in Tacoma with his wife Kendell and their son Skyler.  Prior to working for Lee-Built, Jason traveled extensively as a superintendent for 2 General Contractor’s having the opportunity to work in many different facets of retail construction.  Jason’s hobbies include fishing, hiking, biking, hunting, camping, and boating.


Caleb Bestvater

Sales and Marketing Manager

Caleb joined Lee-Built at the beginning of 2017 and has a diverse customer-facing background; he has worked in several different industries, including banking and computer software. Caleb works with all Lee-Built customers, but is based out of Seattle. He has a BA from University of Washington and hopes to earn an MBA in the near future.  Caleb lives in Tacoma with his wife Tamala. In his free time Caleb works on remodeling his house and plays ice hockey in a local recreational league.

Justin Watkins

Area Manager – Eugene Area

Justin joined Lee-Built in the early spring of 2014.

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Richard Keeney

Project Manager/Estimator

Richard joined Lee-Built in the Fall of 2016. He’s a local, and was born, raised and lives in Eugene. Richard has been in construction for the last 28 years and brings a great deal of experience to the team. He has one daughter, Sydney, who is 24 and is currently attending college in South Africa. In his free time, Richard enjoys mountain biking, kayaking, fishing and watching the Oregon Ducks.

Martha Lee


Martha is the voice of Lee-Built on the phones. She grew up with 5 brothers, in Dallas, Texas and moved to Eugene for love, in October of 2016. Her grown children, Jared and Emma, live and work in Big D. Right before driving to Oregon, Marti helped manage a 150-acre camp/retreat center outside of Ft. Worth, Texas. She owned foosball parlors and a restaurant in Kansas and a successful advertising agency, McMann & Tate, and estate sale company in Dallas. She’s worked in the publishing, academic and service industries. In her spare time, she enjoys daydreaming, writing, wordplay, hiking, and shopping estate sales.

Keith Howard

Field Technician – Medford Area

Keith started working for Lee-Built in the spring of 2017.

Frank Cortez

Field Technician – Portland Area

Frank started working for Lee-Built in the summer of 2016.

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Marvin Tankersley

Area Manager – Portland Area

Tank joined Lee-Built in March 2017 after spending nearly 5 years as a journeyman commercial roofer and working as a maintenance supervisor at Providence Park in Portland. Tank lives in Portland with his wife Miranda and their three children. Tank is a family man and considers his family his biggest personal accomplishment. In his free time he enjoys fishing, camping, riding his motorcycle, hiking with the kids, golfing and wake boarding.


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John Cole

Field Technician – Seattle Area


Tracy Brown

Service Coordinator

Tracy joined the Lee-Built team in the spring of 2017.

Brandi Hardison

Service Manager

Brandi joined Lee-Built in 2016 and makes sure our field techs stay on task. Brandi was born at Vandenberg AFB in California and moved around a lot, living in Turkey and Germany as a child. She is a Veteran of the US Air Force. Brandi lives in Veneta  with her husband Shane and two teenage children, Nikki and Sam. In her free time Brandi loves to cook and bake.