Meet Our Team

Bert Echterling

President

For over 20 years, Bert Echterling has been dedicated to the crafts of home building and customer service. Bert carries the legacy of his father and the rest of the Echterling family with him through every project the company undertakes. He is a person of conviction, and has realized his purpose in life is to build homes, foster relationships, and enhance communities.

Bert applies his expertise thoughtfully and with great skill, which has earned him the designation of a Graduate Master Builder by the National Association of Home Builders. His intricate knowledge of the housing market, coupled with his understanding of the building and remodeling processes, make him a highly-qualified resource - both in regards to your project and your overall peace of mind.

Outside of his work, Bert is a man of many hobbies. He loves to spend time engaging in a multitude of activities with his family and friends, such as playing golf, fishing, and traveling.

For over 20 years, Bert Echterling has been dedicated to the crafts of home building and customer service. Bert carries the legacy of his father and the rest of the Echterling family with him through every project the company undertakes. He is a person of conviction, and has realized his purpose in life is to build homes, foster relationships, and enhance communities.

Bert applies his expertise thoughtfully and with great skill, which has earned him the designation of a Graduate Master Builder by the National Association of Home Builders. His intricate knowledge of the housing market, coupled with his understanding of the building and remodeling processes, make him a highly-qualified resource - both in regards to your project and your overall peace of mind.

Outside of his work, Bert is a man of many hobbies. He loves to spend time engaging in a multitude of activities with his family and friends, such as playing golf, fishing, and traveling.

Charis Echterling

Design Consultant

With a unique sense for design and an unmistakable creative intuition, Charis Echterling is an indispensable part of the building process. Charis's ability to use her mind's eye and bring her visualizations to fruition make her an incredibly valuable resource for clients. She applies a collaborative strategy, bringing her clients into the process in order to create a comfortable, fun, and fulfilling experience for everybody involved. Working with Charis provides more than a superior end-product - she equips clients with a sense of confidence and satisfaction. Ultimately, her desire is to assist each person in creating their dream design that reflects their personal style and taste.

Charis spends her time outside of work in many ways. She can often be found with family and friends either relaxing or engaged in some sort of rambunctious activity. Charis is a gifted creative force - she is a skilled photographer, an accredited hairdresser, a vocalist, and a lively storyteller.

With a unique sense for design and an unmistakable creative intuition, Charis Echterling is an indispensable part of the building process. Charis's ability to use her mind's eye and bring her visualizations to fruition make her an incredibly valuable resource for clients. She applies a collaborative strategy, bringing her clients into the process in order to create a comfortable, fun, and fulfilling experience for everybody involved. Working with Charis provides more than a superior end-product - she equips clients with a sense of confidence and satisfaction. Ultimately, her desire is to assist each person in creating their dream design that reflects their personal style and taste.

Charis spends her time outside of work in many ways. She can often be found with family and friends either relaxing or engaged in some sort of rambunctious activity. Charis is a gifted creative force - she is a skilled photographer, an accredited hairdresser, a vocalist, and a lively storyteller.

Joel Strickland

Project Manager

A carpenter by trade, Joel Strickland has been managing people and projects since 2006. He joined the Echterling Builder's family in May 2018, and has established himself as a gifted and insightful project manager. Joel approaches his work, both with his crew and with clients, with patience, expertise, and professionalism.

Joel has been happily married since 1997. He and his wife have five children and two young grandchildren.

A carpenter by trade, Joel Strickland has been managing people and projects since 2006. He joined the Echterling Builder's family in May 2018, and has established himself as a gifted and insightful project manager. Joel approaches his work, both with his crew and with clients, with patience, expertise, and professionalism.

Joel has been happily married since 1997. He and his wife have five children and two young grandchildren.

Michael Echterling

Creative Director

Armed with a distinct creative disposition and an inquisitive mind, Michael adds a truly unique element to the Echterling Builders brand. As the creative director for the company Michael takes on many roles, such as writing compelling articles for the company blog, designing digital content, managing social media, and producing video/photo content for promotional use. At the center of Michael's work is a craving for creative expression, and the desire to connect with people.

Outside of Echterling Builders, Michael is an independent musician, a producer, and a passionate guitarist. Michael's self-produced EP "As A Brother" can be found on all digital music platforms under the name Michael Witt.

Armed with a distinct creative disposition and an inquisitive mind, Michael adds a truly unique element to the Echterling Builders brand. As the creative director for the company Michael takes on many roles, such as writing compelling articles for the company blog, designing digital content, managing social media, and producing video/photo content for promotional use. At the center of Michael's work is a craving for creative expression, and the desire to connect with people.

Outside of Echterling Builders, Michael is an independent musician, a producer, and a passionate guitarist. Michael's self-produced EP "As A Brother" can be found on all digital music platforms under the name Michael Witt.