Adam Rossi, President
Adam is responsible for the company's operation. He manages all company-customer relations, strategic partners, and vendor price negotiations. He has responsibility for customer sales, including project pricing, benchmark cost analysis, material selection, and contract negotiations. Adam also manages the strategic design/build relationships with all architects and engineers. Prior to starting Blue Sky Remodeling, Adam was president over one of Denver's largest residential construction companies between 2002 and 2006. Previously he was a business analyst for Level 3 Communications. Adam graduated from the University of Dayton, Ohio with a Mechanical Engineering Degree and commission in the United States Army Engineers, where he served as a platoon leader and company executive officer. Adam and his wife, Julie have a young daughter Isabella and enjoy sharing many outdoor activities throughout the year, spending much time in the mountains with friends.
Julie Rossi, CFO, CIO, VP of Quality
Julie wears many hats with major responsibilities including finances, technology and tools, customer relationship management and implementation and improvement of processes and systems. Julie is always looking for new ways to enhance the customer experience and continuously improve the company to be more efficient and effective. Julie has an extensive background in quality, data analysis and process improvement which she brings from 9 years of experience as a quality engineer and Six Sigma black belt at Avaya Inc. Prior to Avaya, Julie was a business analyst for AT&T Broadband and Level 3. She also has experience as a mechanical engineer designing energy efficient HVAC systems with EMC Engineers and Forst & Associates. Julie has a Master's of Mechanical Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis, a Bachelor's of Mechanical Engineering from the University of Dayton in Ohio.
Mike Bayes, Vice President of Business Development
Mike is a successful entrepreneur and former senior executive with a top telecommunications company. He was a partner in the telecommunications sales company P.S.T. and played a significant role in taking this start-up from zero to eighty million dollars in annual revenue over ten years as Senior Vice President. Mike has held the position of Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for M.C.I. Direct and Vice President of Sales at USA.Net as well as owned a chain of restaurants in the Denver Metro Area. Since 2007 Mike has been working with Blue Sky Remodeling as Vice President of Business Development. In this role Mike assists with overall strategies and tactics that impact the overall performance of the company. Mike’s primary responsibility is to support the Sales and Marketing process from lead generation to referrals and works through related operations and finance missions. Although Mike is considered a consultant, he has been part of the team since day one, with Blue Sky as his major client.
Kyle Strouse, Inside Sales Manager
Kyle Strouse is a Colorado native with over 15 years of experience in residential construction. He is working on his bachelor’s degree at Metropolitan State University of Denver and is expected to graduate with a BS in accounting and a minor in mechanical engineering in 2015.
Kyle started in construction at a young age, working for a number of small remodeling and custom cabinetry companies. He has developed an eye for detail in his many years of field work.
Kyle loves to spend his free time outdoors. He specially loves sharing and making memories about camping, hunting, and muscle cars with his wife Jill and two small children Gavin and Bella.
Melissa Sommer-Lee, Project Manager
Melissa, originally from Michigan, moved to Colorado in 2011 to complete her MBA and has loved being here ever since. After completing her degree in 2013 Melissa decided to stay in Colorado rather than moving back to Michigan. Coming from a family of construction, Melissa has several years of experience in residential remodeling and later adding new residential building. In her free time Melissa, her husband, and three kids have a love for hockey, both playing and watching. Having an active family keeps Melissa constantly on the move.
Ray Sallee, Project Manager
Ray moved to Colorado in 2001 and enjoys all that the state has to offer –from Broncos and Rockies games to fishing and hunting. Ray and his wife Stephanie have 2 elementary school-aged kids that are active in all sports. Ray started his career in the Navy as a nuclear submarine machinist and moved from there into the high-tech field as an Engineering Specialist. He has been in the construction industry since 2001; a field that he enjoys as he appreciates all of the effort that goes into completing quality projects.
Robert Trego, Lead Superintendent
Robert relocated to Colorado in 1991 after completing a length of service in the navy. He and his wife Alicia have 7 children and 6 grandchildren. Rob is a family man who spends his down time boating, fishing, camping or playing golf. He previously owned RC Construction which specialized in decks, siding and windows. Prior to owning his own company Rob was a Foreman for Eberhardt construction building custom homes and has more than 25 years in the industry.
Jennifer Bayes, Client Relations and Office Manager
We have a dedicated Client Relations Manager to assure your needs are always being met. Jennifer graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor’s of Business Administration before moving to Colorado in 2002. She loves spending time with her husband and kids and riding her horse. Jennifer’s role in the company is to make sure that our clients have the best experience possible during the basement finishing process. She contacts customers on a regular basis to make sure the project is on track and to follow up with any questions or concerns.