NVO Construction Hires Industry Veteran Aaron West as Chief Strategy Officer

Reno, Nevada – Reno-based NVO Construction (NVO), a disruptive startup that is revolutionizing the home construction industry, announced that it has hired industry veteran Aaron West to become its first construction manager. strategy. West joins NVO after serving as CEO of the Nevada Builders Alliance (Nevada Builders) for nearly a decade; he will join the fast-growing startup to help expand its business footprint in Nevada, California and beyond.

“Aaron brings dynamic leadership to our company as we intensify our efforts to transform the construction industry through innovation,” said Cheryl Lewis, Founder and CEO of NVO Construction. “With Aaron’s help, we are well positioned to continue our strong growth trajectory as we leverage our technological prowess to improve productivity in the framing process.”

Founded in 2020, NVO fills a significant gap in the $23 billion timber framing industry. Framing is a critical step in the construction process and accounts for up to 20% of every project’s budget, but labor and training shortages lead to a rapid decline in framing productivity. NVO’s technology-driven component production ensures quality and precision while providing high-quality products to OEMs. Using components manufactured by NVO allows on-site construction crews to complete structural projects 2.5 times faster than traditional carpenters.

“NVO is actually doing what a lot of others have only been talking about: innovating,” West said. “I’m excited to bring my experience and passion to help this team continue to grow and make the home building process more efficient and less costly.”

Under West’s leadership, Nevada Builders has grown into one of the largest trade associations in the state with more than 1,000 member companies representing all facets of the construction industry. In addition to his many member benefits, West has championed Nevada builders in several legislative sessions, improving the industry through policy by working with state elected officials to ensure the needs and industry priorities were heard. Additionally, West facilitated the complete renovation and reopening of one of Nevada’s oldest bars in Carson City, Bank Saloon, during his tenure.

“We are grateful for all of the work Aaron has done as CEO of the Nevada Builders Alliance,” said Jim Feser of Miles Construction and Nevada Builders Chairman of the Board. “His unwavering advocacy and desire to train the next generation of workers will continue to shape the way our association and our industry move forward. We wish him good luck in his next adventure. »

NVO sees significant room for growth in the coming years as construction labor remains hard to find and demand for additional housing in Nevada and California continues to grow. To learn more about NVO’s process and results, visit https://nvoconstruction.com/.

About NVO Construction: NVO Construction (“NVO”) is a leading manufacturer of roof trusses, floor trusses and wall panels. Reno, Nevada-based NVO was founded in 2020 and operates a 75,000 square foot manufacturing facility that uses state-of-the-art automation to design and manufacture roof trusses, floor trusses and wall panels with a exceptional speed, while guaranteeing incomparable precision and quality. . Learn more at https://nvoconstruction.com/.

About Nevada Builders: The Nevada Builders Alliance (Nevada Builders) is the engine of Nevada’s booming construction industry. Since its inception, Nevada Builders has created a positive business environment for its member businesses and communities to build a better and stronger Nevada. As the state’s largest trade organization representing the construction industry and affiliated sectors, Nevada Builders supports tens of thousands of hard-working Nevadans in every corner of the state. Nevada Builders’ dynamic team of industry experts work hard to promote and protect the interests of the rapidly growing industry, leading Nevada Builders to become the voice of the construction industry. For more information, visit www.nevadabuilders.org.

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Isabel M. Bourgeois