Our Team

Integrated Builders Group caters to credit unions exclusively as a full-service design-build firm delivering unparalleled insight and unique, strategic solutions.

Patrick Sende
President | CEO

President and CEO, Patrick Sende, brings 23+ years of experience to development, design, engineering, project management and construction operations. One of IBG’s founders, Patrick Sende, has been working exclusively with the Credit Union industry since 2003, and has been CEO at IBG since 2006. Having founded the company on the principles of meeting and exceeding the client’s expectations, Patrick believes that providing our client’s with the best possible experience is IBG’s core business value. 

Jessica Karavan
Specialty Scope Designer

“I enjoy creating spaces that improve people’s everyday lives...It is my goal to create a positive, unique experience for each of our clients, while brightening their day along the way.”

Alex Villasenor
Speciality Scope Designer

“I always approach a new client and their project with a clean slate, and enjoy looking for ways to push the boundaries and create something unexpected! That gives me the freedom to customize the design to the client needs.”

Arlene Bennett
Office Administrator

Arlene is IBG’s Office Administrator and assists with executing strategy for IBG’s Safety and Facilities programs, as well as supporting the overall team.  Her bright smile and focus on getting the job done brings a special touch to everything she does.

Khiem Tran
Project Engineer

A member of the IBG team since the Spring of 2018, Khiem brings nine years of experience in the commercial building industry to his role of Project Engineer. He enjoys the process of seeing a complete physical structure evolve out of a set of ideas.

In his leisure time, Khiem enjoys sports and spending time outdoors.

Michael Green
Integrated Project Leader
Michael has been with the IBG team since the summer of 2017, and brings considerable construction and development expertise to IBG.
Scott Fields
Project Superintendent

Scott joined the IBG Team in the Spring of 2018, and brings 30 plus years of experience in the building trades to his role.  Scott appreciates that every job is unique, and enjoys the process of watching the project evolve from ground breaking through the ribbon cutting. 

"I love making something old into something new again."

Tyler Mills
Project Engineer

Tyler joined the IBG Team in the Spring of 2018 in the role of Project Engineer, where he keeps track of the myriad project details that are the foundation of IBG's Strategy-Design-Build process. His goal is to keep the finer points of the project in perspective, and solve problems before they happen.

When he’s not at work, Tyler enjoys spending time with his wife and two-year-old daughter, in the great outdoors.  He also loves to travel and looks forward to adding more stamps to his passport!

Lauren Steudte
Speciality Scope Designer

Lauren is a trained Interior Designer with nine years of experience in commercial, hospitality, and residential design.  With a keen eye for detail, Lauren enjoys creating uplifting spaces that perfectly suit her clients’ personalities and brands.

Ashley Guerriero
Marketing Manager
Cathy Calderara
HR Manager
"I really love the on-boarding process.  I enjoy making sure our new hires feel welcome and that they know we appreciate their choosing us. In turn, I like to make sure our new hires know they made an excellent choice.  Not only is the IBG team a collaborative group of talented individuals, they’re an awesome group to spend the majority of your day with."

Bob Hayes
Project Superintendent

Bob brings an impressive history of job site construction management to his role as Project Superintendent for IBG in Utah. He has been with the IBG team since the Spring of 2018.


Lauren Gould
Vice President of Finance & Administration / CFO
Lauren has been with IBG since the spring of 2015, and currently oversees the
financial functions for IBG in her role as Director of Finance and Accounting. Prior
to IBG, Lauren was Vice President of Finance and Administration at Marketing Evolution, Inc. Lauren has extensive experience in the technology sector. She worked in Silicon Valley for enterprise software and financial services technology startups where she helped raise over $25M in funding.
Lauren began her career in Engineering and Construction Management, working in treasury and corporate accounting for URS where she supported M&A activity that tripled revenues and integrated three large acquisitions in just under five years. Lauren holds a MBA in Finance from the University of San Francisco and a BA in Communications from the University of California.
Butch Schaffeld
Project Superintendent

Butch brings an impressive history of job site construction management to his role as Project Superintendent for IBG. He has been with the IBG team since the Spring of 2018.


Anni Matthews
Chief of Staff, Chief Culture Office

Anni is IBG employee #3, and has been with IBG since day one in 2006.  She has pioneered the processes and systems she manages today, across the Human Resources, Facilities and Information Technology vectors.  In short she has done it all, so IBG can continue to deliver outstanding design-build projects to the credit union industry.

When Anni is not ‘having it all’ at the office, she loves to be outside, enjoying kayaking, hiking, camping and snowshoeing.  She is also an able weekend warrior of household projects and IBG’s go to person for advice on tools for home improvement schemes.

Rob Blackmore II
Regional Field Superintendent
“I love being able to take a pile of raw materials, throw in a slew of different and strong personalities, and combine and manage all of those variables to create some very unique buildings.” 
Mark Saran
Integrated Project Leader

Mark is passionate about design and construction, and loves being part of a team that creates aesthetically pleasing and functional spaces for IBG clients.  “I am inspired by the outstanding clients that I serve, and the talented people I have the privilege to work with in this creative process.”

When Mark is not driving facilities projects for IBG, he enjoys all things water recreation; especially snow and water skiing.

Jessica Machado
Project Administrator

“I love facilitating the organization that comes with the administrative side.  Making sure all the paperwork is in place so the project can continue to move smoothly.”


Mark Waddell
Vice President of Operations
Mark, a seasoned construction professional with 20+ years of experience in the commercial building industry, loves engaging with IBG clients and shepherding them through IBG's Strategy-Design-Build process to ensure they get the perfect facility.
Kip Frank
Project Superintendent
Kip joined the team in 2017 and brings a wealth of experience to his role.
Katy Polanich
Specialty Scope Designer

“I enjoy working with a group of people that make our clients the top priority. Our integrated personalities and drive keep me invigorated and motivated.”  

Lori Caldwell
Manager of Billing & Payroll

Lori's accounting duties include; client billings, accounts payable and receivable and other general accounting functions. She is also Mistress of the Payroll and is much appreciated by her colleagues for ensuring they get their paychecks on time!

"When I’m not at work I enjoy spending time with my family, and traveling."
Richard Traister
Project Superintendent

Richard brings an impressive history of job site construction management to his role as Project Superintendent for IBG. “I love working with my hands, and putting all the finish work together. It gives me a feeling of accomplishment.”

Richard relaxes by touring on his Harley-Davidson, spending time with his grandchildren, and enjoying live music with his wife.  


Rhonda Still
Senior Project Administrator

An IBG team since 2016, Rhonda has over 17 years experience in the construction industry with an emphasis on bookkeeping and project administration.

“I am a compulsive organizer so being the one that makes sure all the many ducks are in a row is something that suits my personality perfectly.”

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Sean Frank
Assistant Project Superintendent

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