K. Bree Comstock
Bree Comstock joined Ashwood Companies as the Director of Administration in January of 2005. In 2008 she was promoted to Vice President and assumed the role of President in 2016. Her responsibilities span a wide range, including project development, staff management, business development, relationship management, human resources, marketing, contract review, project modeling, to name a few.
Previously, she held several positions in the Mentor 4, Inc. division of the Allegis Group, an international recruitment firm based in Baltimore. […]
Those positions included Senior Recruiter, Senior Account Recruiter, Account Manager, and Trainer. In addition, from 1992 to 1996, she interned for Ashwood Construction as an Assistant Superintendent on several local projects.
Bree received her Bachelor of Arts in English Literature Studies from Saint Mary’s College of California in Moraga, CA. She has volunteered and held committee positions for many organizations and non-profit fundraisers, including The Junior League of San Francisco, The Poverello House, Saint Mary’s College Rape Counseling Center, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Race, the Tenderloin Children’s Playground and Recreation Center, She is a graduate of the IDEAL Fellowship Program through the Great Valley Center. In addition, Bree has served on the Board of the United Way of Fresno and chaired the Safe Neighborhoods Vision Council. Currently, she serves as Vice-Chair of the Catholic Charities Board.
Bree is married with three children and resides in Fresno.
Curtis J. Davies
Vice President and General Manager
Curtis has been a member of the Ashwood Construction team since June 2011, when he accepted a position as an Assistant Superintendent. Having been a part of the building community for the past 17 years, he offered a wealth of experience in business relationships and industry knowledge and quickly rose through the Ashwood ranks.
Curtis became a Superintendent in 2012, and in October 2015, he was promoted to General Manager. In January 2016, he accepted the role of Vice President. […]
His responsibilities vary and include bidding, budgeting, project scheduling, project supervision, safety, business development, and relationship management.
Previously to Ashwood, he held several positions at JP Lamborn Co., a national manufacturer of flexible air ducting. Wich included Manufacturing Operations Manager, Plant Manager, Staff Manager, Safety Coordinator, and Inventory Control Officer. After overseeing JP Lamborn’s fourth plant opening and management in Lakeland, Florida for three years, Curtis returned to his home in Fresno, CA. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Communications, with an emphasis in organizational leadership, from California State University in Fresno, CA. Currently, he serves as Vice-Chair for the Poverello House Board.
Curtis and his wife Lane have three daughters Tinsley, Piper, and Sydney, and reside in Fresno.
Larry V. Boggs
Larry Boggs has been an invaluable member of the Ashwood Construction team since 1989. A thirty-five-year veteran of the construction industry, Larry began his career working at the trades level, amassing his broad knowledge of all subcontracted construction fields.
Ashwood Construction recruited Larry in 1989 as an Assistant Superintendent. He quickly rose through the leadership ranks and, in 2001, was promoted to the Regional Project Manager position. […]
In 1976, Larry received his California General Contractors license and founded a contracting firm specializing in small commercial, custom residential, and major residential rehabilitation.
His exceptional leadership skills and ability to disseminate his extensive rehabilitation and general construction knowledge earned him the Ashwood Project Manager of the Year for several consecutive years.
As Project Manager, Larry Boggs has provided significant mentorship and technical expertise direction of onsite staff to complete over 30 Ashwood-built apartment construction projects.
Among the Ashwood leadership, Larry is considered the rehabilitation expert. He works intimately with the Owner and management team to ensure a timely and cost-effective result.
Larry and Jeanne have been married for 38 years. They have two grown daughters and one granddaughter.
When Doug Sibley joined the Ashwood Team in 1998, he brought with him a wealth of knowledge in a variety of construction management arenas, including large commercial, school and hospital, multifamily new, and rehabilitation.
He began his construction career in 1977 as a Carpenter for Level Construction, a new home and rehab builder. Recognized as an invaluable employee, he was quickly promoted to Foreman. […]
Then, during the recession in 1981, he was recruited by Hall Mark Homes as a Finish Carpenter, where he worked until 1983. Doug then resumed the Foreman position with VanRoseboom Construction building retail commercial projects. In 1985 he was hired by Cumming Construction, a restaurants builder, as a Superintendent. He then moved on to work with DMC Construction Incorporated in 1987 on school, hospital, and commercial projects as a Superintendent and remained with the company for ten years. Following DMC, he worked briefly for Mauldin Dorfmeyer.
Assuming a Superintendent role for Ashwood in 1998, Doug directly managed three projects before being promoted to his current role as Project Manager in 2001. In this role, he is responsible for budget and design development and review, owner and agency coordination, and oversight and management of the Superintendents of projects from the Central Valley through the North State.
Doug has had a lifelong interest in sustainable design and environmental integrity. Taking advantage of Ashwood’s commitment to continuing education, he pursued and achieved several credentials, including HERS Rater, Certified Green Building Professional, Green Point Rater, and LEED Accredited Professional. He brings this knowledge and expertise to work for our clients, design professionals, and onsite staff. In addition, Doug is well versed in the requirements of TCAC financed projects and reporting needed for California State and Federal Davis Bacon Prevailing Wages.
Doug has been recognized for his construction knowledge and his leadership, multitasking, and organizational skills. Doug is a seasoned professional committed to seeing that his projects are completed “The Ashwood Way” – with cleaner, efficiently managed job sites resulting in a high-quality product.
Erik Jarl joined the Ashwood Team as an intern in June 2001. At the time, he was entering his sophomore year at Fresno State University, pursuing his Construction Management degree.
The following year, he was hired in a salaried position as an Assistant Superintendent and shortly after was promoted to Superintendent. He brought with him both hands-on expertise as well as a well-formed academic understanding of construction. He brought with him both hands-on expertise as well as a well-formed academic understanding of construction. […]
Prior to his internship at Ashwood, his on-the-job experience included experience in professional home remodeling and various trade experiences. In these positions, he had garnered extensive experience in new construction and rehabilitation work.
Scholastically, his college classes allowed for a broad understanding of construction. He excelled in CPM Scheduling, Estimating/Bidding, Construction Management, Mechanical Systems, Advanced Architectural Design, Building Systems, Statics & Strength of Materials, and Construction Labor Law.
In 2020, after nearly 20 years in the field, Erik was promoted to Chief Estimator, bringing a full breadth of knowledge and experience in all aspects of multi-family construction.
Mike J. Conway, Jr.
Chairman and Founder
In 1976, Michael J. Conway, Jr. co-founded Ashwood Homes, the first in the Ashwood line. Over the past 28 years, Mike has been the driving force of growth and expansion for the Ashwood Companies. Today, Mike is the sole owner of Ashwood Homes, Ashwood Development, Ashwood Townhomes, and Ashwood Construction. He has also developed partnerships and, in turn, established companies in project development (AHDC), and framing (CC&A Construction).uable employee, he was quickly promoted to Foreman. […]
Having played a significant leadership role in California’s multi-family housing industry, he has become one of the state’s most prominent developer-builders. With Mike at the helm, Ashwood Construction has completed more than 15,000 units in over 100 projects with the number of units ranging from fewer than 40 to more than 400. Among these, Ashwood’s greatest success are the many affordable developments throughout the state sponsored by CalFHA, HUD, HOME, MHP, RDA, LIHTC, and local housing development coalitions.
Under his direction, Ashwood Construction has received many prestigious awards. In 1993, the California State Assembly awarded him a Commendation for outstanding community service to the people of the Fresno area. Also in 1993, the Pacific Coast Builders Conference awarded the Cottonwood Grove, Best Apartment Project. In 2004, he was recognized with several awards including: Commendation for the Kings Villages Apartments by the City of Pasadena, Certificate of Recognition from California State Assembly, and the Family Self-Sufficiency Program Corporation, Inc. awarded a Special Recognition for our company’s leadership and contribution to the program.
Heavily involved in community betterment programs and charitable organizations, Mike and Ashwood Construction has contributed significantly both monetarily and in services provided. Right to Life, St. Helen’s Catholic School, Catholic Relief Services, Redemptorist of Nigeria, St. John’s Cathedral Restoration, Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, Family Self Sufficiency, St. Lucy’s Catholic Church, Lemoore Christian Aid, and Adopt-A-School are among those charities which have benefited from donations from Mike and Ashwood Construction.
His focus for Ashwood has always been the integrity, persistence, and quality of our team and of our product. He has handpicked and developed our core team of Project Managers and Executive Management. His partnerships have been strategically established to ensure a smooth job flow and on-time completion record. This “hands-on” approach has provided Ashwood Construction with the maximum capability to expedite production and control costs, factors that are critical to success. Mike retired from day-to-day responsibilities in 2007. He now serves as Chairman of the Board for Ashwood Companies.
Steven L. Froberg
Joining the Executive Leadership Team of Ashwood Companies in August of 2004, Steve Froberg brought a wealth of varied experience to the team. Prior to accepting this position, he served as the City Manager of Lemoore, California for over seven years. During his tenure, the City of Lemoore received numerous awards for planning, economic development, redevelopment, and revitalization. Froberg was recognized by the California State Legislature as the “Economic Development Professional of the Year” in 2000 and was honored by the Lemoore Chamber of Commerce as the “Citizen of the Year” in 2003. […]
Prior to his career in municipal management, he served on active duty in the United States Army for over 20 years, retiring as a lieutenant colonel. Most of his assignments were in combat logistics or weapon systems acquisition. Froberg served in the 8th Infantry Division during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm and his last assignment as a battalion commander was planning and execution of the U.S. deployment from Germany to the Balkans to support the NATO Bosnia peacekeeping mission in 1995-96. He is a graduate of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College and the Defense Systems Management College and has been certified by the National Contract Management Association.
Froberg earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of California at Santa Barbara and holds a Master of Science degree in Systems Management from the University of Southern California. He is Past President of the South San Joaquin Valley City Managers Association and serves on the governing board of several non-profit organizations. Froberg is currently the Vice President of the California Council for Affordable Housing and serves as Vice Chair of the Planning Commission of the City of Hanford.
Steve retired to the board of directors for Ashwood Construction, Inc. in 2016.