Our Team

Meet Our Team!

Executive managers

Mike & Diane Berkson
Mike & Diane Berkson
Owners
Mike and Diane Berkson started FTR in 2009.  FTR is women's small business owned company.  Mike has extensive experience in the construction industry with an engineering background.   They both love the outdoors, including hunting, fishing, backpacking into the back country.  They are the proud parents of 4 boys, and have
Ian Berkson
Ian Berkson
Estimator/Co-owner
Ian has been in the construction industry for the past 10 years.   He has been on the estimating side of the business for the past 5 years.  His certifications include  AHERA Contractor Supervisor Asbestos Abatement worker, Lead Certified, OSHA Silica Dust Certified.  He is experienced in operating heavy equipment including
Darrin Preece
Darrin Preece
Operations Manager
Darrin has been in the construction industry for the past 15 years, he has extensive experience in most aspects of the industry.  He owned his own business for the better part of his career and has been with FTR as the operations manager for the last two years.  He has
Cathy Thayer
Cathy Thayer
Office Manager
Before coming to FTR, Cathy owned her own construction company for 7 years.  She is a lifetime Native of Idaho.  She came to work at FTR in 2011 as the Office Manager/Comptroller.  She and her husband Todd have been married for 43 years and are the proud parents of three
Ken Palmer
Ken Palmer
Project / Production Manager
Ken's been working in the construction industry for 16 years, he has always been focused on the details of a project and his mantra is "Get the job done right the FIRST time".  He is extremely customer service oriented.  He is an Idaho Native and has been married to his
Ali Preece
Ali Preece
Administrative Assistant
Ali graduated in 2018, she is attending college at the College of Western Idaho and is studying Business management, and marketing.  Ali has been around the industry most of her life and now is the assistant here at FTR.  She enjoys reading, and hanging out with her boyfriend.  She has