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Who We Are

HC Company, a general contractor headquartered in Boise, Idaho was founded by Dan Hayes in 2002. At HC Company we strive to provide valued management skills to clientele for general contracting and construction management services, by first identifying the scope of our client’s needs, and then working within their budgetary means to provide the most cost effective and utilizable end product. While our commitment to customer satisfaction is our top priority, we also pride ourselves in the quality and integrity in our daily work..

HC Company’s President, Dan Hayes is a graduate of Oregon State University’s Construction Engineering Management and Business programs. He also maintains a LEED AP accreditation. Co-owner and Vice President Matt Smith is a local BSU graduate from the Construction Management Program.

About HC Company
 

Mission Statement

“To provide the highest quality construction professionals a culture and atmosphere in which to work with pride, providing impeccable client services through our high standards of ethics, expertise in construction, and community responsibility”

 

Proud To Support These Treasure Valley Organizations

HC Company is proud to support these Treasure Valley organizations with financial and in-kind donations.

  • Idaho Youth Ranch
  • Idaho Food Bank
  • Boise Rescue Mission
  • Boys and Girls Club
  • City Light Home for Women & Children
  • Idaho Shakespeare Festival
  • Project Share – Salvation Army
  • National Public Radio
  • Boise State Construction Management
  • Eagle Rodeo
  • Treasure Valley YMCA
  • BOMA Christmas Kids Gift Drive
  • Idaho Rivers United
  • Salvation Army
  • St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital
  • Idaho Veterans Assistance Program



 

Employees

  • Dan Hayes

    Dan Hayes

    Founder, President & Owner
    Dan Hayes

    Dan Hayes

    Founder, President & Owner

    Dan Hayes is the founder and President of HC Company, which was established in 2002. He graduated from Oregon State University with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Construction Engineering Management and Business. He also maintains a LEED AP accreditation. Dan has an extensive background in construction, spanning over 20 years in the industry. His diverse background of experience includes high tech, research & development, office, theatre, industrial, warehouse distribution, restaurant/brewery, food production, and high security/banking construction projects. He enjoys the outdoors, the trails and rivers of Idaho, and spending time with his wife Doniel and two young sons Isaac and Sawyer.

  • Matt Smith

    Matt Smith

    Vice President & Co-Owner
    Matt Smith

    Matt Smith

    Vice President & Co-Owner

    Matt Smith is the Co-Owner and Vice President of HC Company. Matt graduated from Boise State University with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Construction Management and minored in Business Administration. He has an extensive background in construction spanning over 21 years in the industry. His background of experience includes high tech, research & development, office, industrial, warehouse distribution, restaurant/brewery, food production and high security/banking construction projects as well as an in-depth background with soil and materials design and testing. In addition, Matt also maintains a Construction Management license for the State of Idaho. He enjoys spending time in the outdoors with his wife Sarah and daughter Adelynn, from Idaho’s remote backcountry rivers to secluded backcountry snowmobiling.

  • Jeff Tonkin

    Jeff Tonkin

    Project Manager / Managing Partner
    Jeff Tonkin

    Jeff Tonkin

    Project Manager / Managing Partner

    Jeff has been a Project Manager for HC Company since 2009. He graduated from Boise State University with a Bachelor’s of Science degreee in Construction Management and a minor in Business. He has been involved with many facets of the construction industry from high tech, medical, big box retail, large site development and food production projects to smaller tenant improvements and remodels of various types of buildings and uses. Although Jeff has been involved in construction projects all over the western United States he has lived in Boise for most of his life and enjoys what Idaho has to offer. He enjoys spending time in the outdoors with his wife Destin and two children Gracie and Connor.

  • Jay Sonnenberg

    Jay Sonnenberg

    Development Services Manager
    Jay Sonnenberg

    Jay Sonnenberg

    Development Services Manager

    Jay Sonnenberg is a construction industry veteran whose career spans over 30 years, bringing a depth of commercial real estate experience and construction development expertise to his role at HC Company. His responsibilities are to continue and build on the foundation of success, increasing market share and expanding the client base of strong long lasting relationships. He is a graduate of Southern Illinois University, with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Architectural Technology, as well as having graduate study coursework at Georgia Tech. He enjoys spending time with family and the great lifestyle of Boise, Idaho.

  • Wendy Myatt

    Wendy Myatt

    Office / Accounting Manager
    Wendy Myatt

    Wendy Myatt

    Office / Accounting Manager

    Wendy is a native of Idaho and has served as Office Manager / Administrator for approximately six years. Before joining HC Company, Wendy and her husband Mike owned and operated Myatt’s Shirts and Sports, a casual wear and silk screening business in the Boise Treasure Valley. In her spare time she enjoys gardening, baking and spending time with her husband, family and grand children.

  • Erica Baldry

    Erica Baldry

    Contract Administrator
    Erica Baldry

    Erica Baldry

    Contract Administrator

    Erica joins us with 8 years of experience in the construction field.  She has been involved with many facets of the construction industry from big box retail, service & maintenance, and restaurant projects to smaller tenant improvements and remodels of various types of buildings and uses.  In her free time Erica loves working out, camping, fishing, rafting, being outdoors and traveling with her other half, Bill.  When she isn’t in Idaho she can be found soaking up the sun with her family in Arizona.  She prefers the heat over the cold any day.

  • Marlyssa Wesley

    Marlyssa Wesley

    Receptionist / Administrative Assistant
    Marlyssa Wesley

    Marlyssa Wesley

    Receptionist / Administrative Assistant

    Marlyssa was born in Pennsylvania, moved at an early age and was raised in Nampa, Idaho. She attended Eastern Oregon University and has approximately eight years customer service experience including as a call center representative for DirectTV. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with family in the outdoors fishing, hiking, four wheeling and camping. You can also often find her on the softball field either playing or coaching.

  • Jeremy Barber

    Jeremy Barber

    Project Manager
    Jeremy Barber

    Jeremy Barber

    Project Manager

    Jeremy graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction Management from Boise State University in 2004. With 15+ years of experience he has had the pleasure of working on projects ranging from high rise commercial buildings and high-end offices, to warehouse distribution, large site development, and multiple big box commercial projects including complex multi-phased remodels in a 24-hour per day retail grocery environment. With a passion for construction and a desire for perfection Jeremy enjoys every facet of working with Owners, design teams, and specialty contractors to provide a quality product. In his time away from work Jeremy enjoys spending time with his wife Mary Ann, their children Emma and Evan, and their Blue Heeler Waylen. They enjoy exploring the Idaho outdoors together including back packing and winter sports. On his own Jeremy enjoys fishing, hunting, mountain biking and any other sport that keeps him outdoors.

  • Mike Gallegos

    Mike Gallegos

    Project Manager
    Mike Gallegos

    Mike Gallegos

    Project Manager

    Mike graduated from Boise State University in 2002 with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Construction Management and a minor in Business. He has been involved in the construction industry for 17 years with experience in commercial developments, retail complexes, medical/dental offices, light industrial, tenant improvements, government contracts and various types of buildings and uses. Mike enjoys spending time with his two kids and their Olde English Bulldog Tally.  His time away from work is usually spent in the mountains backpacking, archery hunting or on the water chasing salmon and steelhead.

  • James Thomas

    James Thomas

    Project Manager
    James Thomas

    James Thomas

    Project Manager

    James Thomas is a 2008 graduate of Boise State University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Construction Management minoring in Business. He has eight years experience at the project management level and 15 years previous experience in the customer service industry. James and wife Cheri have three sons, Cameron, Noah and Matthew and enjoy spending time in the outdoors.

  • Seth Dunn

    Seth Dunn

    Estimator
    Seth Dunn

    Seth Dunn

    Estimator

    Seth Dunn brings nine years of construction related experience to his role at HC Company. Seth started out in the landscaping sector, then working on structural concrete projects. From there he worked his way into an entry level construction management position. Working in both the private and public sectors, his experience included projects ranging from major retail concrete tilt-ups to bridge construction and parking garages.  He is currently seeking a Bachelor of Science degree from Boise State University. In his spare time he likes spending time at the family cabin on Brownlee Reservoir with his wife Rebecca and daughter Emma. Seth’s other interests are fishing, big game hunting and keeping up with Notre Dame football.

  • Ben Johnson

    Ben Johnson

    Project Engineer
    Ben Johnson

    Ben Johnson

    Project Engineer

    Ben Johnson begins his construction management career at HC Company bringing seven years of field experience in rough and finish carpentry and concrete line and grade lay-out along with one year of experience in safety, quality control and document management. His previous experience covers the commercial, government and residential sectors. In his free time he enjoys fly fishing, hunting, camping and hanging out with family, friends and his dog Sage.

  • Mark Kolnes

    Mark Kolnes

    Project Engineer
    Mark Kolnes

    Mark Kolnes

    Project Engineer

    Mark Kolnes brings 14 years of experience in construction project management to his role as Project Engineer at HC Company. He is a previous Owner of Highlander Homes, having built over 110 homes in the Boise Treasure Valley. Mark is also a seven year veteran of the US Army and Idaho National Guard, having been honorably discharged in 2005. His educational background consists of a Bachelors of Arts Degree in History from Notre Dame de Namur University. In his spare time Mark likes to work out, mountain bike, read, write and hang out with family.

  • Cameron Murphy

    Cameron Murphy

    Project Engineer
    Cameron Murphy

    Cameron Murphy

    Project Engineer

    Cameron Murphy graduated from Oregon State University with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Construction Engineering Management and a minor in Business Administration. His background experience ranges from large projects such as libraries, schools, warehouse distribution centers, high-tech, big-box retail, and assisted living to smaller projects such as retail vanilla shells, tenant improvements and office remodels. Being from the Portland Oregon area, Cameron enjoys spending time in the Idaho outdoors with his wife, Mary Leigh and their daughter, Olivia.

  • Chris Fuhrman

    Chris Fuhrman

    Project Superintendent
    Chris Fuhrman

    Chris Fuhrman

    Project Superintendent

    Chris has been with HC Company since 2006, previously serving as Project Manager before moving on to his current role as Project Superintendent. A Meridian, Idaho native he worked as a local tradesman for eight years prior to entering into construction management. His eighteen years of construction experience includes both residential high-end custom homes and a wide variety of commercial projects from institutional and industrial to retail, medical and food production, along with tenant improvement projects. He currently maintains professional accreditation as a LEED AP with the USGBC and a PMP with the Project Management Institute. Chris enjoys the Idaho outdoors including hunting and fishing trips with his two children.

  • Jason Crites

    Jason Crites

    Project Superintendent
    Jason Crites

    Jason Crites

    Project Superintendent

    Jason Crites has been a Project Superintendant for HC Company since 2006. With approximately twelve years overall experience in the construction industry, Jason employ’s a hands-on approach that embodies the foundation of our company. He is attending Boise State University seeking a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Business Management. Jason and his wife Tracy enjoy spending time in the great outdoors.

  • Nicolaas Van Diepen

    Nicolaas Van Diepen

    Project Superintendent
    Nicolaas Van Diepen

    Nicolaas Van Diepen

    Project Superintendent

    From the “Land of the Long White Cloud”, New Zealand, Nic came to America when he was 19 and has worked in various construction industry disciplines. With 10 years overall experience, he has served in roles starting from laborer to foreman, then as project intern and project manager. Meeting a wonderful gal in Boise, Nic settled in the Treasure Valley and graduated from Boise State University with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Construction Management and a minor in Business. He enjoys playing and coaching rugby as well as experiencing all the outdoor activities Idaho has to offer.

  • George “Jody” Wise

    George “Jody” Wise

    Project Superintendent
    George “Jody” Wise

    George “Jody” Wise

    Project Superintendent

    Jody Wise is originally from Tennessee, he relocated to Boise in 1993. Having 23 years overall construction industry experience, he most recently focused on building luxury ranches in Vail Valley and Park City, Utah. Jody attended Boise State University, majoring in Construction Management. He enjoys anything outdoors, fishing, hunting, skiing and spending time with his wife Tracy and his son Cameron.

  • Sean Worthington

    Sean Worthington

    Project Superintendent
    Sean Worthington

    Sean Worthington

    Project Superintendent

    Sean Worthington was born and raised in Roque River, Oregon. He brings 30 years overall construction industry experience to his role at HC Company; 22 years building custom homes and 8 years as a commercial sector Project Superintendent. Past commercial project experience includes; Fairchild Medical Center, North Medford Media Center and the Salvation Army building renovation in Medford, Oregon among others. Sean enjoys spending time with family, wife Evie, sons Jacob and Cody, stepdaughter Gabi in the outdoors hunting, fishing and attending sporting events.

  • Brian Weinacht

    Brian Weinacht

    Foreman
    Brian Weinacht

    Brian Weinacht

    Foreman

    Brian Weinacht began his career with HC Company in 2010 and brings with him over twenty years construction industry experience. Some of Brian’s past experience has included being self employed as a private contractor providing framing and interior trim services. With HC Company, he serves in a similar role, as Foreman for the company’s self-performing labor crews. Brian is from Fort Collins, Colorado, he attended George Fox University in Newberg, Oregon and enjoys spending time with his wife and family.