Sun Valley Team

Layne Thompson

Layne Thompson

President

Layne’s passion for construction originated from his intrigue with architecture and the creation of space within the built environment. Experiencing how a project can be first conceived virtually and then realized in the real world never gets old for him and drives him to this day. Layne’s background includes roles of Project Engineer, Estimator, Project Manager, Preconstruction Manager and Principal on numerous high-end residential and commercial projects. Using ingenuity and collaboration to capture value for his clients by building better, faster and more efficient projects is the fuel that continues to drive him.

In the spring of 2014, Layne joined the Magleby team and jumped at the challenge of managing the newly founded Magleby Construction Sun Valley group. Later that year, Layne’s wife, Kellie, and their three children moved to the Wood River Valley from Jackson Hole and have since enjoyed calling the area home. Layne enjoys spending time in the outdoors cycling, skiing, backpacking, rafting and fishing. Layne holds the following certifications:

  • BS Construction Management, Brigham Young University
  • Business Management Minor, Brigham Young University
  • MBA, Boise State University
  • OSHA 30 Hour Safety Certification
  • OSHA 10 Hour Safety Certification

Destry Simpson

Destry Simpson

Vice President

Destry began working as an electrician during his summers while attending Carey High School in Idaho. He participated in the school’s building academy, and helped build the program’s first home. Destry has worked in heavy civil construction as a foreman and project engineer. He also worked for a local general contractor and as a manager of a local business before joining the team at Magleby Construction.

Destry enjoys staying busy, working outside, and living in the country, where he enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife and little girls. Destry holds the following certifications:

  • BS Construction Management, BYU Idaho
  • OSHA 10 Hour Safety Certification
  • OSHA 30 Hour Safety Certification

Bryan McNamara

Senior Project Manager

Bryan began his construction career in downtown Seattle while attending college as a hands on intern for a General Contractor.  His career started with the field fundamentals of carpentry, hard work and safety performing civil infrastructure projects, commercial tenant improvements and custom homes.  After graduating from college in 1999 Bryan shifted to the office applying the basics of construction to managing complex metropolitan track commercial projects and data rooms in Seattle.  He has continued to learn and improve over his 25 year construction career in the commercial, hospitality, multi-family, heavy civil and custom home industries, working on projects along the West Coast and the Wood River Valley.  Bryan holds a BS in Construction Management from Central Washington University.  He is excited to call Sun Valley home with his family after first arriving in 2002 for “one ski season”, he especially enjoys spending his free time sharing his love for the mountains and rivers with his son and daughter.

Chris Hoy

Project Manager

Chris Hoy began his career in construction over 20 years ago as a framer in Twin Falls Idaho. After advancing through the ranks, he started his own framing business and then decided to return to school to pair his field experience with a professional management education. He continued to work building custom cabins in Island Park and Jackson Hole, but upon graduation relocated to Utah and managed a truss plan for a heavy civil construction company. He was excited to find a role with Magleby Construction back in Idaho – where he now lives with his wife, Sylvia and his 8 children- 6 boys and 2 girls. When he isn’t working you can find Chris cycling, snowboarding, mountain biking, and camping with his family, or tinkering on his vintage Mustang.

  • BS Construction Management, BYU Idaho

Gary Wilson

Project Manager

Gary Wilson started with Magleby Construction as an Intern while attending BYU Idaho. Gary’s work ethic and enthusiasm for the construction industry lead to him being hired as an Estimator and Assistant Project Manager upon receiving his BS in Construction Management in early 2017. His involvement in both the Diamond Back and Thunder Springs projects have quickly helped him gain a deep understanding of the local Wood River Valley trade base and Magleby’s unique ClearBuild™ approach. Gary grew up in West Jordan, where he met his wife Chelsey. They have one daughter and enjoy traveling, spending time with family and being outdoors.

  • BS Construction Management, BYU Idaho
  • OSHA 30 Hour Safety Certification

Constance Ireland

Controller

Constance has over thirty years of experience in the corporate finance world, beginning after her graduation from the University of Arizona with a degree in finance and accounting. She has worn a lot of different hats since then–working for Smith Optics and other companies over the years–and moved to Idaho in the late 2000s, allowing her to eventually join Magleby as an assistant project manager in February of 2018.

Spending time with her two children and grandchildren, cheering on the Boston Red Sox, and going to music festivals with her daughter are all things that enrich Constance’s life. She loves experiencing the outdoors, too, and has enjoyed learning more about the construction industry during her time with Magleby.

 

  • BS Finance and Accounting, University of Arizona

Clayton Karrels

Project Manager

Clayton started his construction career with internships in heavy civil work and eventually transitioned to project engineer and assistant superintendent jobs for commercial mixed-use development. Clayton holds a BS in Construction Management from Boise State University and has spent time professionally in both the Idaho and Oregon markets. He was happy to return to the Wood River Valley to join the Magleby Team where he has quickly proven himself as an organized and dedicated Project Manager. In his free time, Clayton enjoys being active—participating in multiple outdoor and indoor activities, including hiking, biking, skiing, reading and gardening.

  • BS Construction Management, Boise State University
  • OSHA 30 Hour Safety Certification
  • LEAD AP-BD+C

Chad Webster

Project Manager

Chad grew up in the Wood Valley and learned at an early age the value of great design. After graduating Wood River High he went to architecture school where he spent 4 years studying the craft of fine design and art. Upon completion of his fourth year he decided to take time off to learn how to build first-hand through the trades. After working as a carpenter for a couple of years his life turned to the construction side of building and he switched his degree focus to Construction Management. He received his BS in Construction Management in 1998 from Boise State University. After college he spent two years working as a project manager for a home remodeling company in Boise, then moved his focus to starting his own company. After working for himself and gaining a wealth of knowledge in business and construction, Chad decided to return to his roots and found a home at Magleby Construction back in Sun Valley.

Chad enjoys snowboarding, art and architecture. Chad holds the following credentials:

  • BS Construction Management, Boise State University
  • 4 years of architectural design school
  • GC License- Idaho
  • OSHA 30 Hour Safety Certification

Mike Bullock

Mike Bullock

Site Manager

Mike Bullock has resided in the Wood River Valley for over 40 years and has worked in the field of construction for most of his career.  Mike is an extremely versatile tradesman and construction manager- having mastered everything from heavy equipment operation to structural welding and fabrication to tilework installation.  He has managed luxury custom homes, town homes, remodels and commercial projects.  Prior to joining Magleby Construction Mike was working for Sun Valley Company supervising construction of a commercial laundry facility and eventually the Sun Valley Lodge remodel.  Since joining the Magleby Team in early 2016 Mike has been a site manager at the fast paced Diamond Back project in White Clouds.  Mike also served as a fireman for the Hailey fire department for 7 years and holds a Wildfire Equipment Operator certification.
Mike and his wife Wendy, who works for St Luke’s, have a grown daughter and son and they all love to spend summers together at Magic Reservoir- boating, fishing and enjoying the great outdoors.

Nathan Adams

Nathan Adams

Site Manager

Nathan grew up in Bellevue, Idaho and attended school in the Wood River Valley.  After serving a mission for his church, he returned to get married and start a family.  Prior to joining Magleby Construction, Nathan worked for a local restoration company doing project management and estimating.  That well-rounded experience made him a great fit for the Sun Valley group and he joined the Magleby team in 2016 as a Site Manager. Nathan is married to Dawn Adams and has 4 children Georgia, Olivia, Grace and William. He is passionate about the outdoors and spending time with his family.  Nathan loves this community and enjoys the opportunity he has to serve the people of this Valley.

Jarrod Nelson

Site Manager

Born and Raised in Meridian, Idaho, Jarrod began his construction career in high school when taking a residential construction class where students learned the basics in many construction disciplines through the construction of several Habitat for Humanity homes. He then took his career to the next step after high school and worked in an interior trim warehouse and for a residential electrician before landing a job as a site manager for a home builder in the treasure valley all while going to college. Jarrod graduated with a BS in Construction Management from BSU and joined the Magleby Construction team in the Wood River Valley at the start of 2020. Outside of work, Jarrod loves fishing, target shooting, playing guitar, and hanging out on a patio with friends, family, and his dog, Tulip.

  • BS Construction Management, Boise State University
  • Construction Quality Manager, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Associate Constructor, American Institute of Constructors
  • OSHA 10 Hour Safety Certification

Thatcher Marsted

Head of Business Development

Thatcher joins the Magleby Construction-Sun Valley team with a wealth of professional knowledge in marketing and networking in the Sun Valley Area.  Thatcher is in charge of meeting with clients on future jobs and bringing their dream to fruition.  He helps coordinate sponsorships and events held by Magleby Construction.  Thatcher also works part time in the summer as a fly fishing guide for Silver Creek Outiffters. Outside of work, Thatcher enjoys floating in his drift boat, fly fishing, camping with his family, and upland bird hunting with his Brittany, Quinn.

  • BS Environmental Studies, University of Colorado-Boulder

Mandy King

Property Service Manager

Mandy has an extensive customer service background alongside working within the Building Services Department at St. Luke’s Hospital in Ketchum prior to joining our Magleby team. She has worked in the valley for over 19 years. 16 of those she commuted back and forth.  3 years ago, she and her family decided to move to the valley full time. For Mandy moving to the valley and joining the Magleby team has been life changing.

 

Mandy enjoys staying active, hiking, traveling, and spending time with her family outside of work. She is happily married to her husband, Spence, and has two beautiful daughters, Taylor and Torie. Her family is her greatest accomplishment.

Jasmin Walgren

Assistant Project Manager

Jasmin moved to Sun Valley in 2015 from Seattle, WA, where she worked for a title and escrow company. Upon arrival, she worked for Sun Valley Company and Wally Huffman developing and selling the Diamondback Townhomes for 4 years. While working this project, she worked closely with Magleby Construction. Upon completion of the project, Jasmin joined the team here in Sun Valley. She has enjoyed learning the accounting side of construction and she is very excited to learn about the project management side as well. She is also planning on getting out on site to do some hard labor. Outside of work, she enjoys hunting, hiking, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and anything outdoors with her husband and daughter.