About

Established in 1991, Mt. Lincoln Construction has brought over 20 years of construction expertise to building custom homes, remodels, and commercial buildings in the greater Lake Tahoe Area.

At Mt. Lincoln Construction, we are dedicated to delivering a beautiful project to the owner, and through a team concept approach, we are able to provide our clients with the highest levels of professionalism, quality, and value. 

Our team of Project Managers, Superintendents, and Craftsmen are passionate about the mountain design, which flows through in the quality of craftsmanship and attention to detail in our projects.

Long after a project’s completion date, we are committed to continued service and a lifetime relationship with our clients and their homes.


The Team

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Paul Zarubin
President

Paul was born and raised in San Francisco. Through scouting he developed a love for the mountains, and in 1975, after his service in the Navy, he made the move to Truckee. Paul started working in construction in 1977, and had the opportunity to work on landmark projects all around Lake Tahoe and in Hawaii. The final project that he worked on prior to founding Mt Lincoln Construction, Inc. was the Grand Wailea on Maui. It has been his passion to build custom homes that present special challenges. When he is not out conquering new challenges in construction, Paul loves to race mountain bikes, paddle board with his wife Lynn, and spend time with his grandchildren.

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Chris Tennant
VICE PRESIDENT

Chris was born and raised in Truckee. After graduating from Truckee High School, he attended California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, where he graduated with a degree in Construction Management. As Vice President, Chris serves as the backbone of the operational and financial management of the company. Chris currently volunteers his time to serve on the board of directors for the Contractors Association of Truckee Tahoe and multiple committees within that organization. When he is not in the office, Chris enjoys rock climbing, skiing, softball, golfing, and cooking.

 

 

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Jon riley
project engineer

Jon was born and raised in Truckee. After graduating from Truckee High School, he attended the University of California in Santa Barbara, where he graduated with a degree in Business Economics, emphasis in Accounting. Jon's education in accounting and excellent skills in problem solving make him a key member of the project management team. When he is not in the office, Jon enjoys cooking, golfing, snowboarding, hiking, and spending time with his black lab Judah.

rob miller
office manager

Rob was raised in Truckee, and graduated from Truckee High School. He then attended San Diego State University, where he graduated with a bachelor degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management. After traveling and living all over the world, he is happy to be back in Northern California. When not in the office, Rob enjoys mountain biking, snowboarding, rock climbing, backpacking, fishing, craft beer, and embracing all that the Tahoe lifestyle has to offer.

MIKE MAPES
CONTRACT MANAGER

Mike was born and raised in Grass Valley, CA. He started in the trades as a laborer at a young age.  First joining Mt. Lincoln Construction as a Project Coordinator in 2005, Mike was soon promoted to Project Manager and later earned his law degree. Mike now works as Mt. Lincoln Construction’s Contract Manager and legal counsel. Mike's love for the mountains and for construction has kept him involved with the company for many years. When not in the office, Mike and his wife can be found backpacking, biking, skiing, and fishing the Sierras and foothills. 

RANDY HUGHES
SUPERINTENDENT

Randy is a 45 year resident of the Tahoe-Truckee area. Previous to construction, he was involved in the mining and forestry industries. His 25 year career in construction began with the desire to build his own home, and he became skilled in log smithing and timber joinery through Dan Porter and The B. Allen Mackie School of Log Homes in the early ‘90’s. When not keeping another project on time and on budget, Randy enjoys golfing, skiing, surf vacations, and time with good friends and family.                     

JARED BROWN
SUPERINTENDENT

Jared moved to Truckee from San Francisco and brings a valuable blend of construction, engineering, and finance knowledge to the Mt. Lincoln Construction team. Born and raised in Walnut Creek, Jared attended California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo and Cal State University, Hayward. He has 15 years' experience in the construction industry and is particularly passionate about the creativity involved in building. When not keeping another project on time and on budget, Jared enjoys skiing, sipping fine cocktails on the beach, and spending time with his dog.

BRENT NEILL
SUPERINTENDENT

Brent was born and raised in Hanford, CA and moved to Truckee in 1999. After working as a state-certified building inspector for 10 years, Brent followed his passion for hands-on construction back to the field and joined the Mt. Lincoln Construction team as a carpenter. He has since been promoted to Superintendent and has overseen numerous successful projects. When not keeping another project on time and on budget, Brent enjoys brewing homemade beer, camping, hiking, and fishing.

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SUPERINTENDENT

Mike was born in Long Beach, CA, and moved to Mt. Baldy at a young age to ski and race. He learned his carpentry skills in Mammoth and the CA Central Coast; obtaining his contractor's license in 1976. Mike moved to Woodfords, CA in 1981 where he still resides today. Having built over 30 homes in Kirkwood over the past 25 years, Mike is the perfect fit for our South Tahoe & Incline projects. When not keeping another project on time and on budget, Mike enjoys family time, playing competitive racquetball, cycling, playing guitar, and cooking.

BOGIE
OFFICE MASCOT

Bogie was born in Alta, CA in 2008 and moved to Truckee in 2010. He is particularly passionate about greeting visitors to the Mt. Lincoln Construction office with great exuberance. When he is not in the office begging for pets & treats, Bogie enjoys rock climbing, traveling, long walks, and eating.