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in addition to carpentry.  Justin’s favorite project was the $60,000 sauna where he learned about new techniques and was able to help create something unique and beautiful.  When Justin isn’t working he favors competitive activities that include gaming, martial arts, football, baseball and board games.  He would love to one day travel to San Diego to take part in Comic-Con.  Oh, and he wants to be a dinosaur, any kind.

Email: justinw@onestaconstruction.net

inventory period Carley was able to rearrange the showroom which allowed for greater productivity for the entire office.  She is fond of creating and presenting the monthly safety meetings.  The process of  assembling the presentation allows her creativity to shine while expanding her knowledge base at the same time.  Carley looks forward to learning more and growing with Onesta Construction.  

Email: carley@onestaconstruction.com

multi millon dollar renovations. He is past board member and President of the St. Louis Chapter of NARI (National Assoc. of the Remodeling Industry), he was the chairperson for the Habitat for Humanity of St. Charles Restore. He has taught classes to homeowners on remodeling, He has a passion for the remodeling industry and is an advocate for remodeling the right way. He enjoys working with homeowners as they see their dreams for their home come true. Over the years he has built strong relationships with quality sub-contractors, suppliers, Designers, and Architects.

Email: rick@onestaconstruction.com

various interior projects.  Continuing with the theme of working with his hands, John likes to refurbish cars, campers and anything he can find in his free time. When John has the opportunity he loves to hike, camp, hunt and spend time outdoors.  When asked what his goals/aspirations are for the future John replied, "I aspire to be an architect, I think,"

for more than four years.  One of his favorite projects was the repair of a coffered ceiling in an historic home on Washington Terrace in St. Louis.  He enjoyed it so much because it involved problem solving, which is also one of the most-liked parts of the job for him.  In his spare time Ben likes to play basketball, read, travel, work out and fold origami.

Nate House,


Nate has been in the Construction Industry for over two years now. He enjoys learning all the new and different skills it takes to be a successful Laborer. 

and safety standards. She manages the finances of Onesta Construction and makes sure that bills are paid on time and that all clients receive paid receipts and lien waivers. She ensures that all of our subcontractors provide us with up to date insurance paperwork and that it is current for any project we hire them for. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her kids and pets. ​

Email:  michelle@onestaconstruction.com

Our team is highly skilled and has years of experience. Most of all: they love planning, designing, and building and we all care about your project. We bring value to every interaction, and our customers love us.

people in various ways and helping make a beautiful home is a great way to do that.  When he isn't working he finds it relaxing to work on cars and ride four wheelers.

Kyle Lages,


Kyle has been a laborer with Onesta Construction for over a year and has found satisfaction with his interactions with the homeowners.  He likes to help 

Tim Rowh,

Production Manager

Tim Rowh  brings more than 25 years of carpentry experience to the Onesta Construction team.  He enjoys that this industry allows him to work on a variety of jobs, and there is never a dull

moment.  He has known this to be true on the many decks, kitchen, baths, and new homes he has worked on in the past.  Tim likes to spend time working on cars, hunting or hanging out with his grandkids when he is not working.  His biggest goal is to always continue to learn and expand his knowledge base.

Email: tim@onestaconstruction.com

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Ben Busby, Lead Carpenter

​Ben takes great pride in every project with which he is involved and this has been proven through his work on the jobsite.  Ben has been in the construction industry 

Michelle Lages, CFO

Michelle brings to the company 15 years in the accounting field. She runs the day to day operations in the office, making sure that all paperwork is completed properly and that we are up to date on all OSHA requirements

Justin Williams
Carpenter's Apprentice

In Justin’s 5 years with Onesta Construction he has enjoyed learning about the industry.  In fact, Justin strives to learn every day.  He enjoys reading anything scientific and learning about cars 

Richard Lages, CEO

Richard is a former Marine with 25+ years in the remodeling industry. He has worked as a carpenter, lead carpenter, and project manager on projects ranging from the small repair to 

​​​One of his most favorable tasks is a house in Webster Groves where he learned and helped lay flooring. Nate has attended college for Auto Collision and Repair to further his knowledge base and passion for working on cars.

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Dean McBee, Lead Carpenter

Dean has over twenty five years in the construction industry. From Kitchen Remodels to Custom Home building. Dean favors Kitchen and Bathroom projects most of all, that way he can put his attention  to  detail  skills  to  work.

On his spare days, Dean enjoys spending time in the Outdoors. Camping, Canoeing, Archery and Gardening are among his many hobbies. Dean is all about Good, Honest work.

John Laycock, 

John joined the Onesta Construction team more than two years ago as a general laborer.  He enjoys working with his hands and problem solving while working on siding, decks and

Carley Briggs

Executive Assistant

Carley came to Onesta Construction in late 2017 and though she is new to the industry she has enjoyed her time here.  During the previous