The Sicora Team

Ron Sonnek

PRESIDENT/OWNER Born and raised on a dairy farm in Southern Minnesota, Ron uses his 10+ years of building inspection experience along with an MBA, to work with clients to create smart, unique design solutions for everyday problems. For Ron, there is nothing more gratifying as a general contractor than walking clients through a space that they can now call “home”.

Lynne Shears

LEAD DESIGN Lynne has a depth of experience in architectural design and interiors. Always striving, she is a graduate of the University of MN in Design, an Allied ASID & AIA member, and holds a CAPS Certification. With over 30 years of experience, her portfolio includes projects featured in Better Homes & Gardens, Midwest Home, the Star Tribune, and has been awarded many COTY and ROMA award accolades. Lynne listens to understand a client’s personal style and needs, offers insightful design direction, and then integrates those elements into their distinct architecture, giving each client a unique design that exceeds expectations.

John Stoll

DRAFTING AND DESIGN John studied architectural design at Dunwoody College of Technology and has over 10 years of experience within the design and construction industry. He has a detail-focused approach which he brings to each of his projects, along with his ability to listen and communicate about prospective ideas.

Rachel Armstrong

OFFICE MANAGER With a warm welcome and keen attention to detail, you’ll quickly find in your conversations with Rachel that she enjoys helping keeping the company organized and meeting our client’s needs.    When not keeping the Sicora ‘house’ in order Rachel is likely spending some play time with her 3 dogs.

Adam Back

PROJECT MANAGER A native Minnesotan, Adam holds a BA in Architecture from the University of Minnesota. With 15+ years of experience in the residential design and construction industry, he is intensely committed to quality design and craftsmanship. On the job, he employs his straight-forward listening and communication skills to coordinate the many individuals and resources that it takes to effectively manage remodeling projects both large and small.

Jennifer Falck

INTERIOR DESIGNER Jennifer has an Associate’s degree from Century College and is an Allied ASID member.  After growing up in Wisconsin and moving to Minnesota, she has always felt a connection to the homes around her.  She loves to find the little details in her projects and enjoys working with her clients to create spaces that tells the clients’ story.

Tanya Forga

INTERIOR DESIGNER A recent graduate of The Art Institute International Minnesota, Tanya brings her open-minded fresh ideas to the design table. With a passion for architecture, sustainable design, and performing arts, she uses her eclectic background to spark inspiration and unique design concepts.

Bill Wilder

PROJECT MANAGER Bill comes with a wealth of experience in remodeling and construction. Beginning as a finish carpenter nearly 30 years ago, Bill has had the opportunity to take on the role of almost every facet of the remodeling process. He also holds a Certified Remodelers accreditation from NARI. Bill enjoys the process of collaborating with homeowners and design professionals in creating spaces on time and on budget.

Britt Hanson

PROJECT MANAGER Britt’s financial background has proven to be an ideal skill set in working with our clients through complex details in a remodeling project. With over 10 years of experience at Sicora, clients particularly appreciate the structure and flow that Britt provides, to what can seem to be a chaotic construction environment.

Kevin Grover

GENERAL MANAGER RIFT SAWN CABINETS Kevin has over 25 years of experience in the cabinet building business. Kevin brings his professional experience and passion to every project created.  When you have a chance to work with Kevin you immediately see the attention to detail and quality he brings to each and every project.

Richard Troxel

PROJECT MANAGER Richard brings over 20 years of hands on residential construction experience to Sicora. His comfort with how homes built allows him to comfortably guide our clients through the design and build remodeling process. We appreciate the thoughtful, insightful approach that he brings to each and every project! When the weather cooperates, you can expect to find Richard enjoying one of his favorite hobbies, motorcycle rides.

Paul Baumgarten

LEAD CARPENTER Paul, who grew up in Duluth, has 20+ years experience in the remodeling business including prior experience as a project manager and general contractor. He is an expert at tile and finishing work and specializes in kitchen and bathrooms. His favorite part of remodeling is the precision of finishing work from trim, wall covering and flooring.

Greg Miller

LEAD CARPENTER  With a keen eye for aesthetic details and a gift for handling almost anything, Greg joins the Sicora team as a small project specialist. You can expect to see him working in bathroom, kitchen, and other small projects. We are fortunate to have Greg and his “can do” attitude on the Sicora team!

Jason Mansfield

CARPENTER  Growing up on the East coast, Jason had the opportunity to be around many of the classic “cape cod” style homes that have influenced our Minneapolis area neighborhoods. Now, he has the opportunity to craft and create the next generation of these homes! We appreciate Jason’s attention to detail and the great attitude that he brings to the job site each and every day.

Joey Bulmer

MASTER PAINTER Being a craftsman at heart, Joey enjoys providing the final touches on any project that he works on.   You’ll enjoy learning about his love for the craft and how when he’s not painting, he is enjoying time with his family.

Tony Heck

MASTER PLUMBER Heading up the Simplify Plumbing Division, Tony has a diverse background in commercial and residential plumbing, with a particular focus on curating good service solutions for our residential clients.  You’ll enjoy picking his brain on plumbing issues and there is no doubt that you’ll receive some helpful tips on how to best maintain the plumbing in your home!