Meet the Team

Introductions That Lead to Lasting Relationships.

It’s what we were born to do.

Creating one-of-a-kind, true custom homes. It’s not something you just wake up and decide to do – unless you’re Advance Design & Construction founders, Steve Taft and Pat Knobbe. After working for other luxury builders and even moonlighting to design custom homes, the pair decided that if they could make the decisions, they could provide clients with a better way to build. They were right.

Now you’ll find a team of like-minded professionals who love what we do – and are recognized for our skills and expertise. We’re also great to work with, which is good to know when a true custom home means a close working relationship for months. Find out more when we meet.

Austin Abboud

Estimator / Project Manager

Developing a budget and a plan for completion is one thing – ensuring that the project is executed according to plan is what Austin Abboud does best. As estimator and project manager, he understands the importance of accuracy and communication.

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Mike Sassen

President Remodel / Commercial Division

From meeting client demands for productivity, processes and safety, to finishes, budgets and scheduling, Mike Sassen’s understanding of commercial construction and tenant improvement has made ADC Commercial a go-to resource for developers, landlords and business owners.

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Recent Blog Posts

Learn from the top thought leaders in the industry.

Project Spotlight: Ashbury Farm – 2 Story

Custom Home With A Gym? When people ask me about this house the first question is; A gym? I always answer with "I know it's awesome!" and that is quickly followed up with a "Did you go down the slide?". That's when the conversation goes into who, what, when, and where...

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