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Hamish Bell, President

Hamish is President and co-founder of Forge Building Company, LLC. With hands-on building experience exceeding 20 years, he has partnered with Hayden Farrell to lead one of the fastest growing companies in the region. Hamish’s experience enabled the development of a proprietary method for designing and erecting metal buildings, applying the technology primarily to self-storage facilities. Large and unique building types are also included in Forge’s portfolio as well. Hamish calls Boise, Idaho home where he lives with his wife and two children. Beyond being an innovative steel building expert, he is an avid hunter, sportsman, and rugby coach.

Hayden Farrell, Vice President

Hayden is Vice President and co-founder of Forge Building Company, LLC. Drawing on more than 20 years of previous building experience, Hayden co- founded Forge Building Company in 2007. Since then, Forge has expanded into an industry leader specializing in engineered building design and development, and construction of self-storage facilities and large metal buildings. Hayden’s hands on experience in the building industry gives him unique and specialized expertize in project development and completion. Hayden resides in Boise with his wife and 3 children. He enjoys golfing, surfing, snowboarding, mountain biking and traveling.

Bill Rauer, Operations Manager

Bill joined the Forge team in 2018 as operations manager. He oversees Forge Building Company’s day-to-day operations and leads the firm’s strategic planning efforts. Bill holds an MBA, a BA in Architecture, and has worked as a registered architect. He brings more than 30 years career experience in business administration, and in real estate development, design and construction. In his spare time, Bill enjoys spending time on, in, and near Idaho’s mountains, rivers, and deserts. He also travels in the U.S. and internationally with his family and friends.

Lisa Williams-Garcia, Controller

Lisa has over 25 years of progressive experience in the accounting field focusing on construction and construction management. With a hands on management style she has the demonstrated ability to effectively lead a large organization through all aspects of the accounting cycle.

She is proactive in the day to day company financial operations and helps the owners both set and achieve their financial goals.

Craig Eisenbrandt, Sales & Marketing Manager

Craig joined the Forge Team in 2018 after 13 years in sales with one of Forge’s primary material suppliers. As a third generation iron-worker, Craig brings extensive building industry knowledge to his position with over 30 years experience in Pre-Engineered Metal Buildings, and more than 25 years in sales. Proficient in computer programs, he has completed numerous professional sales training courses. An avid bird and bow hunter, Craig’s other leisure activities include fishing and spending time with his family.

James Wieting, Area Sales Manager

James Wieting, Sales Manager, specializes in self-storage development across the Western United States. He's been with Forge for over 2 years and has more than 15 years of sales and management experience. James is based out of Boise, Idaho but frequently travels to Seattle, Portland, Denver and Las Vegas to name a few, so don't be surprised if you see him in the airport or on the road. He's never met a stranger and when he's not on the road, you can find him camping, hunting, snowmobiling and spending time with his wife and 3 children in the beautiful mountains of Idaho.

Kraig Hutchison, Senior Project Manager

Kraig joined the Forge Building Company Team in 2016 and is responsible for project management and construction. He is a graduate of the Boise State University construction management program with a minor in business management. Kraig brings with him a lifetime association with the building industry. Since joining Forge, Kraig has overseen the project management division with detail and care. In his free time, he enjoys snowmobiling, hunting, fishing, camping and other outdoor activities.

Apollo Creed, Complaints Manager

Apollo heads up Forge Building Company’s complaint department. In those rare instances when a client is disappointed by one of our solutions, Apollo is firm but fair in his approach to “encouraging” the team to atone for the error. A regular visitor to the main office, he is also effective at obtaining nourishment from every teammate (some more than others). Apollo is also the company’s most eligible bachelor – one look at him will tell you he is adored and sought after. All of us here at Forge Building Company are grateful for Apollo Creed’s contribution to becoming the premier provider of Innovative Steel Building Solutions.