Our Management Team


Larry Ables - President

• 36 years experience in the residential and commercial building industry, specializing as a Construction Manager, Supervisor, and Business Owner.


• Led the development of several hundred finer homes as the Northern California Project Manager for Pulte Home Corporation.


• Owned and operated a general contracting company, A & A Properties from 1981-1985 that successfully bid pump stations as well as other government/public projects. 


• In 1985 he built a hotel and restaurant complex on the Caribbean Island of Antigua, which entailed complete construction of an electric fresh power-generating plant plus water and sewer treatment facilities. 


• Spent 3 years in the San Francisco Bay area developing housing and condominium projects. 


• Closer to home, Larry has supervised the building of many fine homes, apartment complexes, and commercial facilities including medical and metal buildings. This included the construction of the first 24 custom homes within the “Forest Heights” development located in Portland’s West Hills.


• Larry is a licensed contractor in Oregon and California. His education background includes civil engineering, two associate degrees in building inspection, business administration, and course work in Real Estate. 


• 2011 Northeast Oregon Home Builders Association President.  


• He is a family man and native Oregonian who loves the outdoors. 


Diana Ables - Secretary

• 23 years experience as the offer Bookkeeper, Secretary, and Office Manager for BD Ables Inc., (Buildmaster™). 


• At the same time spent five years working at Clackamas Community College mostly under the Workforce Development Program tracking the Budget. 


• Education Background includes course work in accounting and real estate. 


• Loves to work directly with customers in whatever capacity needed from start to finish which may be helping them with the loan process, communicating where each dollar is spent, or guiding them through the selection of the many choices in finishes. 


• Enjoys meeting new people, participating in community service, and is a native Oregonian.





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