At PROYECTO we provide superb craftsmanship and service through team collaboration.
Manuel is a licensed general contractor and journeyman carpenter with over 20 years of experience working in the construction business. He has worked on a large range of projects from large skyscrapers in San Francisco to individual family homes throughout the Bay Area. His style is a blend of modern California and contemporary Mexico City design. Along any project there are often surprises behind walls and under floorboards. Manuel really shines as our “house whisperer” and with his build wisdom he finds creative solutions for any space. As GC at PROYECTO, he shows strong leadership to the build team and ensures the highest level of build quality.
Abe oversees the development of every home renovation and guides clients through finding the design and budget to meet their goals. Abe knows the value of service. In his previous career, he was a trained French chef and later became a sommelier before embarking on a career in designer real estate. He found his passion for renovation while crafting spaces that are as practical as they are beautiful. Now as general manager at PROYECTO, he brings his love of service and style to every project. Like finding the right glass of wine, he helps each client find the path to their dream home, and build a project that suits their taste while meeting their budget and time-line goals.
CAITLIN CAPPA NUNEZ
COO/Director of Project Management
Caitlin acts as Project Manager for Proyecto’s designer homes, working hand in hand with clients and subcontractors to the ultimate end goal of a project that ends on time, on budget, with a designer touch. Caitlin approaches projects with a mind for detail, a client-focused attitude, and skills in problem solving and team management, tackling everything with both a ready smile and over 8 years in construction project management behind her. Whether working through design with both the architect and the client, or managing subcontractors through the complexities of scheduling, she is able to tackle all construction elements with the client’s goals as her own. Her passion for helping clients customize the place they call home keeps her driven and focused on the client’s aspirations, and her interest in design allows her to create innovative and beautiful home solutions.
Chief Business Officer
Ali spearheads operations, communications and human resources for the growing Proyecto Team. She is our “wearer of many hats” and brings detail management, marketing support and project management tools so that Proyecto can serve clients at the highest level of quality.
Ali has a unique background that marries construction, operations and marketing: Ali was the Director of Operations and Relocations Manager for a corporate project management firm in San Francisco for three years and she also specialized in event management for over fifteen years, overseeing corporate and non-profit events for a diverse group of clients.
Senior Project Manager
Lovejoy’s background as a licensed architect in the Philippines enhances her Project Manager role at Proyecto, by ensuring she understands the integrity of the architect’s design and collaborates well with the entire team. Lovejoy believes that design is a tool to enhance the client’s everyday living through its thoughtful execution and she loves helping her clients realize these visions.
Lovejoy has put her resourcefulness and creativity to the test as a residential project manager and architectural designer in San Francisco. The most rewarding moment for her is witnessing the transition of the “project” becoming the owners’ “home”. Lovejoy is in constant pursuit of knowledge and is currently working towards becoming a LEED Green Associate.
Matt brings his extensive background in construction to Proyecto, with over 10 years of expertise in residential, commercial and civil project management. His previous work includes notable large scale projects such as The Veranda Shopping Center, a 370,000 square foot mixed-use facility, where Matt was also serving as superintendent in addition to project manager. Matt believes in a collaborative approach, supporting and leading cross-functional teams to bring projects to life. Along with his friendly demeanor and client-focused attitude, Matt also rounds out his skill set with a deep understanding of construction project management software and is helping the whole Proyecto team become fluent in Procore, PlanGrid, and Bluebeam.
Matthijs is a Project Manager with more than ten years of experience managing and constructing residential homes across the country, helping clients turn their dreams into reality. With his technical and interior architecture design background he can make the perfect link between the client’s wishes, technical challenges and any other design challenges at the construction site.
Matthijs believes that as a manager, you have the power to achieve timing and budget goals by bringing fresh ideas to the construction process. Getting these goals and ideas out in the open, you can make a positive impact on the construction site and add even more value to our clients’ homes and lives.
Joe has been involved in high-end residential remodels for over 22 years and his passion for construction goes back to childhood. He has worked as a journeyman carpenter, foreman and superintendent on many Bay Area homes, holds his own General Contractors license and also has five years of experience in commercial property special inspections.
Acting as Superintendent on Proyecto’s beautiful projects, Joe brings his building experience and keen eye to the table on-site. Joe’s interpersonal and communication skills set him apart with clients, project managers and subcontractors. Clients know their homes are in exceptional hands under Joe’s supervision.
Born and raised in Alameda, Josh brings over 21 years of residential construction experience to the team. He started working as a laborer during the summers in high school and was instantly drawn to learning how to build and create with his own hands. Josh has worked as a Journeyman Carpenter, Forman, and General Contractor.
Prior to joining Proyecto, Josh ran his own high end residential remodeling company for 11 years. He takes pride in making client’s dreams a reality by turning houses into homes. Josh has a passion for craftsmanship and enjoys working with clients and team members on challenging projects where his experience and collaborative spirit can add so much value.
John Vega has over 15 years of experience in residential improvements. A native of Oakland, John is passionate about building in the Bay Area and he brings his hard work, dedication, collaborative attitude and his smile to every day on the job. John adds another level of support to our growing Superintendent team by helping to ensure all sites are ship shape. John loves to spend time with his family and is a loving father of two.