Leon began his building career at the age of eighteen working for a custom home builder on the east coast. Seven years later he launched his own home remodeling business in Bucks County Pennsylvania, which he successfully owned and operated for seventeen years before relocating to Utah to join the Magleby team. Leon built his reputation on hard work, beautiful craftsmanship, clear communication with clients and personal attention to every detail. He is committed to giving Magleby’s customers a finished project that exceeds expectations.. Leon is married, has four children and one grandson.
- Certified Green Professional
- LEED Certified
Jason’s love for construction started early with high school jobs in commercial construction in Los Angeles. He relocated to Utah in 1999 and took a position as an assistant site manager with a large commercial contractor in Salt Lake City. He perfected the art of high-end finish carpentry– passionate about the craftsmanship required. With each job – regardless of if it was an office space or a temple, Jason took pride in his work and was diligent in providing quality to the client. In May of 2014, Magleby Construction recognized Jason’s talent and dedication and recruited him into the commercial carpentry group. Since that time Jason has proven himself in a number of different roles throughout the organization including finish carpentry manager and now as estimator for our successful Remodel Group. Jason is married to his wife Heidi and has 3 boys. Together they enjoy keeping busy with snow skiing, wake surfing and riding bikes.
Riley received his bachelor’s degree from BYU-Idaho in construction management. While in college he started also gaining hands-on experience in the industry as a superintendent with a homebuilding company in New York City and also worked at FFKR as a construction administrator. In 2017 Riley joined the Magleby family of companies at Studio MX where he worked as a drafter and designer. His passion for creative design and construction innovation led him to the Magleby Remodel team where is he currently working as project manager. Riley enjoys camping, hiking and playing the guitar.
- BS Construction Management, BYU Idaho
Taylor Stout joined the Magleby team as an Assistant Project Manager for Estate Homes and has quickly proven his acumen both on the business and construction side of the operation. He graduated from UVU where he received a degree in Construction Management and has his Utah Real Estate License. Taylor already holds a bachelor’s degree in Communication from Dixie State University. Taylor grew up in the construction industry helping his father with various jobs, including projects that specialized in excavation, concrete, and framing. In 2015 he and his wife built their own home in St. George UT—completing about 90% of the work on their own. They then completely remodeled their current home when they moved north to join Magleby Construction. This “hands-on” background helped Taylor place in the top 10 in the national Skills USA competition in Carpentry in 2018. Outside of construction, Taylor enjoys being outdoors either camping, wakeboarding, or snowboarding. He loves spending time with his beautiful wife and his new baby boy. He has family both in St. George and in Boise that he spends as much time with as possible.
- BS Construction Management – Utah Valley University
- BA Communication – Dixie
- Utah Real Estate License
As a seasoned general contractor, Jimmy brings an exceptional work ethic, commitment to craftsmanship and broad expertise to the Magleby team. He owned a successful home building business for 14 years and has worked in many aspects of construction for more than 30 years. His background includes new construction, commercial, renovations and management. During this time he developed a deep understanding for the construction process and dedication to client relationships. Jimmy has been married for 22 years, has five children and resides in Alpine.
Born and raised in Utah with construction in his blood, Chase has a broad spectrum of experience ranging from plumbing to commercial window installation to management of disaster restoration projects. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management at Utah Valley University (UVU) where he met Ryan Furr, which lead to him joining the Magleby Team in 2013. He worked his way through finish carpentry to an assistant site manager position and his diverse background made him a perfect fit for the Remodel Group where he now serves as a Site Manager. Outside of work, Chase takes full advantage of all Utah has to offer—he loves snowboarding, visiting Lake Powell, boating, 4-wheeling and hunting.
- BS Construction Management UVU
- NAHB Certified Green Professional
Ryan Furr began working at Magleby Construction on the framing crew nine years ago. Ryan moved from the framing crew to Magleby Remodel in 2013. Ryan is a recent graduate Utah Valley University where he received his Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management. In his free time, Ryan enjoys being outdoors and riding motorcycles, as well as spending time with his wife and 3 kids.
- BS Construction Management UVU
Jake Birch joined the Magleby Team after having spent over 9 years at Euclid Timber Frames where he did everything from field and shop work to operating machinery to design and estimating. Over the last few years, Jake was involved in providing timber design and estimates for Magleby Estate Home projects, which is how he was introduced to the company. Jake’s interest in remodeling stems from numerous personal projects that he has done for himself and his family. His diverse experience made him the perfect fit as a highly qualified site manager for the Magleby Remodel Group. Jake is married with 3 children and enjoys hunting, fishing and camping.
Craig Van Buren
Craig’s exposure to the construction industry started early, working with his father who was a highly regarded custom homebuilder in Utah Valley. As a young adult he decided to specialize in cabinetry and was mentored by artisan craftsmen in the trade. After several years of working in the family business, Craig decided to branch out on his own. After working for himself for a few years, Craig joined Miller General Contractors and helped them build their business for eleven years. He recently joined the Magleby team as Site Manager for the Remodel Group. Craig has five sons and eighteen grandchildren. He enjoys spending time with his family, golfing in senior tournaments and playing basketball.
Prior to joining the Magleby Construction team, Daimen spent six years at Euclid Timber Frames in Utah working on design and project management. After graduating from Utah Valley University with a bachelor’s degree in construction management he decided to join the Magleby team as a foreman with the Remodel Group. He enjoys spending time outdoors, hiking, fishing, hunting and riding horses.
- BS Construction Management, Utah Valley University
- OSHA 30 Hour Safety Certification