Kristin Schelwat

Legal Counsel

Kristin Schelwat

Gavin Ekstrom

Board Member

Gavin Ekstrom

Ops Advisor

Jeremy Paddock

Partner/VP of Construction

Adam Rahberg

Lauren Martinez

Executive Assistant

As the lone “millennial” in the company, Lauren brings valuable insight, attitude, and edge to our marketing efforts. In her role, Lauren drives the day-to-day social media marketing efforts, print marketing material, and the content for the company’s newsletter, blogs, and engagements. Lauren also delivers her creative side when it comes to events and planning…

Shelly Martinez

Creative Director/Outreach Coordinator

As a full-time partner to the founder of Valiant Homes and a busy mom of 4 kids, Shelly is truly the heart of Valiant Homes. In her role as Creative Director/Outreach Coordinator, Shelly leads the philanthropic efforts and client outreach programs for Valiant Homes (…and let’s face it, she’s really the boss!). That said, Shelly…

Jay Martinez

Strategic Planning Advisor

A graduate of the University of Colorado, Jay Martinez is the Founder and Chairman of Fortune Development Group. He started his career with the international company Morgan Stanley and was later recruited by Jacuzzi Brands, Inc. as National Sales Training Director. Martinez gained national recognition for his ability to dissect business opportunities and communicate them…

Josh Hansen

Board Member

Josh Hansen is Managing Partner of SC & Hansen CPA firm. Formerly CFO of BMC Investments, Josh has a wide variety of experiences in managing the fiduciary duties of both small and large firms, specifically in the real estate sector. After graduating from Denver University – Daniels College of Business with a master’s degree in…

Jim Yates

Board Member

Jim Yates Jim Yates is an experienced real estate professional with the proven ability to provide strategic and operational expertise in all facets of real estate development and district operations. Mr. Yates was President of Sterling Ranch Development Company from 2010 to 2019. Before his opportunity with Sterling Ranch, Jim was the National Vice President…

tom martinez

Martinez, a 20-year veteran of the homebuilding & real estate industry, will use his experience and expertise to build an operationally efficient & sales-led organization. Starting Valiant Homes is a passion for Tom and his family. He is supported by his wife of 20 years & their four children. Tom grew up in Northern Colorado…