Matthew D Stone
Matthew Stone has been involved in construction, new development, and real estate his entire career. He started as an apprentice at his family’s construction company as a teen and later used the skills he gained there to fund his college education. After receiving both a Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering and a Master of Construction Engineering Management from Montana State University, Matt moved to Nevada to work as a project manager for a specialized contractor company, where he built medical facilities throughout the Las Vegas Valley.
Director of Construction
Kenny Thomason, a native Las Vegan, comes from a family with a long legacy of construction knowledge. A fourth-generation contractor, he grew up in and around the construction industry and started his career as an apprentice concrete carpenter in 2006. In 2009, he expanded his skills to include metal stud framing, drywall installation, acoustical ceilings and job site layout.
Schuyler Thomason was born into a family of Las Vegas construction workers who have a legacy in the local building industry for decades. He began his apprenticeship with the United Brotherhood of Carpenters Local No. 1977 in 2004 as a concrete carpenter and learned the structural and safety side of high-rise tower construction.
A Utah native, Landon Nelson moved to Las Vegas in 2009 to pursue a career in golf. He graduated from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas’ professional golf management program and earned his bachelor’s degree in recreation management along with his PGA membership, helping him to make his name in the golf industry.
Edsel “Ed” Arellano
A native of El Paso, Texas, Edsel “Ed” Arellano moved to Las Vegas at age 10. As an adult, he began working on the Las Vegas Strip in the hospitality industry before changing his trajectory toward construction, where he thought his problem-solving skills and innate curiosity were better put to work. He first worked as a stacker, framing walls, creating drain holes and constructing stands for air conditioning units while maintaining the quality conveyed in the original design plans. In a short time, he was promoted to assistant superintendent, a position he now holds at CapWest Development.
Jesse A. Wright
A Marine Corps veteran, Jesse Wright has experienced the rewards of hard work. Prior to his service in the military, Wright was an equipment operator for Evans Excavation in Las Vegas, and he picked up where he left off in the construction industry when he left military life in 2009.
Kristen Kent has enjoyed 11 years of administrative experience. Prior to working in the construction industry, she served as a legal assistant, gaining an understanding of law that has been an invaluable support to her throughout her career. For six years, Kristen was a field office manager for a local construction company, where she gained a passion for keeping projects on track by performing all the background work required in construction.
Chantal Kirchefer is a second-generation Las Vegan who graduated from Cheyenne High School. An administrative assistant for Capital West Development, Chantal brings years of customer service, organization and coordination to her position. Although most of her experience is in the food service industry, she found her skillset transitioned easily to the construction world.