Here at Westside Remodeling Design & Build, we believe in thoughtful collaboration while translating the potential of your living space into a finished renovation. Nothing pleases us more than getting to know the clients we work with, so feel free to acquaint yourself with the team members who will be working on your special remodel project!
Bob Sturgeon | PresidentBob Sturgeon founded Westside Remodeling Design & Build in 1985 in the hopes of creating a business and workplace where excellent customer service and continuous improvement were inherent qualities of the company culture. From the get-go, Bob established three core values for the business and its employees: Integrity, Commitment, and Excellence. Along with 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 prompted Westside Remodeling, Inc.’s recognition in major industry publications such as Architectural Digest, L.A. 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 Design & Build, 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 | Designer + Remodeling SpecialistSpecializing in kitchen and bathroom remodeling, Alana has been delivering breathtaking designs and personalized customer service to clients for the past 15 years. From tract homes and condos to luxury multi-million dollar estates, she brings her exceptional talent and experience in architecture, interior design, construction and drafting to every project. Alana has received recognition in newspapers, vendor catalogs and magazines, including Food Network. Among many award-winning projects, her bachelor pad remodel was recognized in NAWIC’s “Construction Diary” publication. Alana is the proud recipient of NKBA’s national 30 Under 30 award in 2016 and served as president of their local chapter for two years.
Alana works hard so she can enjoy spoiling her beloved pug, Max, who likes to help his mom plan pet stations when she works from home.
Kim Knight | Designer+Remodeling SpecialistKim believes a living environment is a mirror of our values, culture, and who we are — which is why she takes time to understand and deliver projects that reflect personalized needs and style. Using her keen eye for design, combined with her construction knowledge, Kim works with homeowners to transform their spaces from initial conception to stunning completion. Kim’s work has been featured in Dwell magazine, and has been showcased on national television. She holds a B.S. in Sociology from Cal State, an A.S. in Interior Design from Moorpark College and a post baccalaureate Certificate in Interior Design from UCLA. Kim is a professional member of ASID and passed the NCIDQ exam in 2018.
Kim is a volunteer with Fast Friends Greyhound Rescue and the Downtown Women’s Center and enjoys spending time with her 3 amazing children.
Christian Sulick | Production Manager, Lead CarpenterChristian Sulick has over 28 years experience in remodeling, custom homebuilding, and fine woodworking. With excellent communication skills, he is very successful at consistently 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 crew members.”
John Alejo | Lead Carpenter
John has over 13 years of carpentry experience working 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 says of his passion for the building and remodeling process. He is also a talented singer and actor who performs regularly at local theaters!
Esteban Reyes | Lead Carpenter
Our clients love Esteban! He is known by customers and team members as a very skilled, self-motivated carpenter. With 15 years of experience under his belt, he is always eager to work and 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.
Sebastian Rizzo | Assistant Carpenter
Sebastian has a background in residential millwork and fabrication. A jack-of-all-trades, Sebastian is energized by learning new skills and perfecting old ones. He is highly personable and enjoys working with clients and his team to exceed expectations. After-hours, Sebastian enjoys developing educational DIY kits for after-school programs throughout Ventura County.
Georgia Sturgeon | Office Manager
Meet our office manager, Georgia Sturgeon! Georgia’s 25 years of experience 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 educational seminars. After hours, Georgia can be found walking her dog Buddy around her neighborhood.