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Meet The Team

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Whatever your dream, this team can build it

The success of Vertical Solutions and our clients is driven by a phenomenal team of inspired professionals. Our passion and creativity provides our company with a set of collective capabilities unrivaled in the industry. With Vertical Solutions as a partner, you are developing long-term, reliable relationships to fuel a successful business. No matter the size of your project, you are treated as a valued partner and member of our team.

Dustin Buckthal, CEO

Dustin Buckthal


John Stack, VP of Operations

John Stack

VP of Operations

Kelly Carter, Director of Human Resources

Kelly Carter

Director of Human Resources

Andrew Knuth, Director of Operations

Andrew Knuth

Director of Operations

Jaime Garza, Director of Business Operations

Jaime Garza

Director of Business Operations

Derek Foote, Special Projects Lead

Derek Foote

Special Projects Lead

James Mobley, Field Division Manager

James Mobley

Field Division Manager

Brian Frederickson, Shop Division Manager

Brian Frederickson

Shop Division Manager

Liz Pecknold, Senior Sales Manager

Liz Pecknold

Senior Sales Manager

Aaron Raby, Designer

Aaron Raby


Luis Burgos, Designer

Luis Burgos


Johanna McAllister, Designer

Johanna McAllister


Cassidy Wasko, Creative Design Manager

Cassidy Wasko

Creative Design Manager

Madeline Craig, Special Operations Manager

Madeline Craig

Special Operations Manager

Kyle Bates, Proxy Division Manager

Kyle Bates

Proxy Division Manager

Nicholas Metherall, Software Developer

Nicholas Metherall

Software Developer

Darren Dickson, Structural Engineer

Darren Dickson

Structural Engineer

Zachary Thorne

Field Foreman

John Kubiak

Field Foreman

Tara Carter

Junior Accountant

Alex Sample


Ian Moffatt


Mike Chamberlain

Wood + CNC Lead

Austin Ernst

Holds Production Assistant

Blake Bankhead

Holds Production Assistant

Alma Valerio


Juan Sanchez

Steel Lead

Mike Duval


Eric Buckthal

Software Development Lead

Janessa Huppi

Software Developer