Prior to founding TRP in 1995, Ted was managing partner with an investment banking firm that provided financial services to young technology companies. Now, in addition to guiding TRP's national expansion program, he consults with private companies and government bodies on a variety of demolition and waste diversion projects. A graduate of Ohio State University and a licensed demolition contractor, Ted served three terms as board president of I Love a Clean San Diego and is an advisor to Urban Habitat Chicago.
Kirk began his 31-year construction career as a carpenter and rose through the ranks to superintendent, construction manager, chief executive officer and board chairman. Among hundreds of successfully completed projects are hotels, office buildings, bio-medical facilities, and motion picture industry sets, stages and production offices. He has won numerous industry awards, including the Pacific Coast Builders Conference "Golden Nugget Award," 2003; The Chrysalis Awards “Best Commercial Interior,” 2003; and National “Judges Choice Award—Best Commercial Interior,” 2003.
John is an environmental, economic and social development planner who began his career analyzing the economic impacts of setting aside old-growth timber in the Pacific Northwest for the protection of the Northern Spotted Owl. Subsequent projects have included the analysis of commercialization barriers to environmental remediation technologies, environmental impacts related to military-base closure and realignment, entitlements for bio-energy facilities and regional groundwater remediation efforts, and construction/upgrade consulting to the Los Angeles Unified School District. John represented Canada for 16 years as a member of the Canadian national water polo team and was a member of Canada’s 1984 Olympic team. He currently coaches youth teams for a Palos Verdes water polo club.