Bob Sturgeon founded Westside Remodeling in 1985, looking to create a workplace where excellent customer service and continuous improvement were inherent qualities of the company culture. Bob established three core values for the business and its employees: Integrity, Commitment, and Excellence. Through a tireless dedication to customer satisfaction, these three core values have consistently driven Westside Remodeling to success for over 30 years.
Bob is a member of the NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association ) and CAPID (Conejo Association of Professional Interior Designers). His leadership has led Westside Remodeling to be recognized in major industry publications such as Architectural Digest, LA Home and Remodeling, Professional Remodeler and Remodeling Magazine. Westside Remodeling projects have also been featured in the Los Angeles Times.
Bob takes pride in making sure each client is delighted with their experience with Westside Remodeling, and he’s very proud to have built a team that is able to achieve this each and every day. Bob and his wife Georgia have two children, Bradley and Jenna and have lived in Thousand Oaks since 1990.
Alana A. Busse
Alana’s background is in architecture, interior design, construction, and drafting. For the past eleven years, she has been working in the kitchen and bath remodeling industry. She has designed a wide variety of interesting projects, from condos and tract home remodels to multimillion-dollar ski chateaus and Santa Rosa Valley estates. Each client is very important to her as she helps make their dream home a reality.
Alana has developed many industry connections through sitting on the boards of the local chapters of the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) and National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC). She is currently the President of the local NKBA chapter. Numerous charity tours have featured homes of her design. She has been published in the Ventura County Star and Image magazine multiple times. Alana also received the prestigious Ambassadors Club Award from the NKBA at the Kitchen & Bath Industry show in Las Vegas. In February 2016 she completed new certifications from Hanley Wood University in Window and Door Standards and Material Type and Organizations, Resources and Standards Relevant to Natural Stone.
Alana is looking forward to giving our customers excellent service.
Caroline is involved in all aspects of the design process, including cabinet design, drawings, and selecting and ordering materials for our kitchen and bathroom remodels. She earned her Associate’s degree in Interior Design at College of The Canyons and has won several design competitions. She loves fashion and design and has a great eye for beauty and style. Her many years as a ballerina attributes to her being disciplined, ambitious and passionate both at work and in life.
A great addition to our design team, Jose has experience in AutoCAD, space planning, reading plans and project management. A friendly, reliable and ambitious young man, he works hard to transition our clients smoothly from design to construction. Jose’s hobbies include weight lifting and riding his motorcycle.
Production Manager, Lead Carpenter
Christian Sulick has over 20 years experience in remodeling, custom homebuilding and fine woodworking. He has excellent communication skills and is very successful at bringing clients’ needs and dreams to reality.
“No matter what genre of carpentry I have worked in, I have produced top-notch results because I enjoy the challenge of building and the creative process of problem solving for each unique situation, always pushing my abilities to the next level. I pride myself on building the highest quality products and at the same time, building lifelong relationships with my clients and crewmembers.”
Referred to as a “Renaissance Man” and a true “Craftsmen” by his clients, Jon’s talent in music and art lends a creative approach to his work. Attention to detail, good work ethic, problem solving and of course pride, is seen in every song written, each piece painted and every remodel completed. With his 20 years of experience in the trades, a can-do attitude, respect and consideration toward the client, Mr. Barrett succeeds as a lead.
Originally from New Zealand, Andy has worked in carpentry for over 20 years in countries around the globe, including England, Australia, and New Zealand. Andy brings his passion for life, people, and his work to every job. His excellent communication skills, positive attitude, and quest for excellence have been the foundation of his success. When he’s not on the tools, Andy enjoys surfing, kite boarding and playing guitar.
Our clients love Esteban! A very skilled carpenter that is self-motivated and always eager to work, he gets the job done right. Esteban is kind, honest and takes great pride in his work. After hours Esteban enjoys being with his wife, young daughter, and newborn son.
With over 10 years in residential remodeling and commercial building, Greg has a multitude of experience in the construction industry. He enjoys seeing projects go from initial conception to final completion, and the joy it brings to the homeowners. His abilities to think on his feet and problem solve keep his projects on track and on budget. In addition to being a craftsman, Greg is a published writer, award-winning photographer and outdoor enthusiast.
John has over 10 years of carpentry experience – taking part in all aspects of residential construction. His specialty is woodworking, and he has a magic touch for cabinet installation, modifications, and finishing. “Swinging a hammer and hitting nails gives me great satisfaction.” John is a talented singer and actor and performs at local theaters!
Office and Marketing Manager
Meet our office and marketing manager, Georgia Sturgeon. Georgia’s 25 years as an escrow officer contribute to her organizational skills and attention to detail. She loves meeting our customers and planning company events, like our popular and educational seminars. After hours, Georgia can be found walking her dog Buddy around her neighborhood.