V.P./ Head of Operation
The chief officer of this ship, Jason was born here in Jacksonville but spent the majority of his childhood years in Hawaii. In his spare time, he enjoys fishing, playing guitar and eating Asian food. Jason’s idea of a fabulous family vacation would be somewhere tropical with his wife and children. He has been at Beaches Woodcrafts since May 1992.
Builder, Shop Foreman
Dave grew up in Villa Hills, Kentucky and has been residing in Jacksonville since 1996. When he’s not at work, Dave enjoys hanging out with his kids and eating pork chops. If Dave could travel anywhere on earth, he would like to go to Tokyo, Japan. Dave has been with us since July 2016.
Leighton was born and raised in Atlantic Beach, FL. She enjoys eating Mexican food, hanging out with friends and going to concerts. One of these days, Leighton would like to travel to Indonesia. Leighton has been with Beaches Woodcrafts since August 2017.20
Luke was born and raised in Atlantic Beach, FL. While he still assists our installation department, Luke spends the majority of his time these days engineering projects and sending drawings to the router. Luke enjoys skateboarding, fishing and playing guitar. You might catch him eating burgers and fries on his lunchbreak or taking a vacation to New York City. Luke has been with us since January 2013.
Queen of the Kitchen Department
Kristi was raised in southern Michigan and graduated from Western Michigan University. She enjoys Mexican food, and creating crochet and knitted pieces. When not working, you might catch Kristi listening to the Eagles and dreaming of a vacation to Italy or Africa. Kristi has been with us since January 2013.
Office Manager/ Master Comptroller
Jen was born in Colorado Springs, Colorado and has lived here locally in Atlantic Beach since 1989. When she isn’t working you might find her reading, gardening or drinking a nice glass of red wine. She also enjoys traveling with her family to the Caribbean. Jen has been with Beaches Woodcrafts since September 2013.
Finisher, Service Call Technician
Danny grew up in Atlantic Beach, FL and enjoys surfing, snowboarding and fishing. His favorite meal is fresh fish and he likes listening to Billy Joel and classic rock. His dream trip would be a vacation to New Zealand to surf and relax. One of our original team members, Danny has been with Beaches Woodcrafts since January 1980.
Mike “Bub” grew up in Chicago, Illinois. In his spare time, Mike enjoys fishing, drinking cold beer and eating hamburgers. He would like to visit Egypt someday to see the pyramids and enjoy the local adult beverages. Going way, way back, Mike has been a team member since April 1988.
Jodi grew up in the Arlington area of Jacksonville. When he isn’t working, he enjoys fishing and surfing. Jodi’s favorite meal is seared Wahoo, red beans and rice and broccoli. He would like to visit Australia to tighten up his fishing and surfing skills. He is also an “old school” member of the team, Jodi has been with us since November 2004.
Michael Pryer, JR
Mike was born and raised right here in Jacksonville, FL. In his spare time, he likes to eat lasagna, play music and fish. His dream trip would be to travel to Egypt and visit the pyramids. Mike has been with us since June 2017.
Builder, Rigging Department
Denis grew up in Boise, Idaho. In his spare time, Denis enjoys bowling, fishing and cutting firewood. His favorite meal is Sushi and he enjoys listening to the Doors and Christian music. Denis would like to travel to Greece, it’s history and sights have always interested him. Denis has worked for Beaches Woodcrafts in the past and has been back with us since June 2016.
Josiah grew up and went to school in Thailand. He enjoys eating Northeastern Thai food and listening to punk and hardcore music. In his spare time, you might find Josiah watching martial arts videos or reading. Josiah would like to visit Italy and learn more about the history there. Josiah has been with us since June 2015.
Colton grew up in Atlantic Beach and graduated from Seacoast Christian Academy. He enjoys playing instruments, spending time with his family and playing disc golf. Colton’s favorite meal is steak and lobster and he would enjoy visiting Australia someday. Colton has been back with Beaches Woodcrafts since March 2017.
Cassidy grew up in Rugby, North Dakota. In his spare time, he likes to eat grill cheese with tomato soup and listen to The Beatles, Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd. His dream trip would be a vacation to Egypt to see the pyramids, sphinx and ancient temples. Cassidy has been with us since August 2017.
Jimmy grew up in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. When he’s not at work, Jimmy enjoys cooking, riding motorcycles, and spending time with his pets. His favorite meal is homemade chicken curry and he hopes to travel to Italy someday. Jimmy is our newest team member and has been with us since July 2018.