Meet Our Team
Skilled & Reliable Construction Professionals
For over 17 years we have been providing our clients with inspiring and creative designs with an exceptional building experience. Here are some of the people you will meet and work with on our team.
Our Management Team
GMR CGR GMB CAPS CGP
President & General Manager
His hands-on experience and commitment to the homebuilding industry began at a young age and has helped him structure his business into a national award-winning company. He is committed to continuing education and has achieved the highest designation of remodeling, Graduate Master Remodeler (GMR) from the National Association of Home Builders University of Housing, Joseph has also achieved the designations of Graduate Master Builder (GMB) , Certified Graduate Remodeler (CGR), Certified Aging-in Place Specialist (CAPS), and Certified Green Professional (CGP).
Joseph served as the 2016 Executive Board President of Master Builders Association of King/Snohomish County (MBA). He is Past Chair of the BIAW’s & MBA’s Remodeler’s Council. At the national level Joseph is active on NAHBR’s Remodelers Board of Trustees and is an active NAHB executive board member, serving as the WA State Representative.
Joseph is a published author and accredited educator in Washington State. He plays an active role in the community volunteering his personal and company’s time to many local charities and organizations, including the annual Rampathon and Painting a Better Tomorrow events.
When not working, Joseph enjoys recreational activities, traveling, and spending time with his two beautiful daughters Venetia & Samaria and lovely wife, Melissa Irons. You can also find him riding his Harley and unicycle around town. Joseph thinks the best part of every work day is making his clients remodeling dreams come true.
CGR CGP CAPS
Marketing & Operations Manager
In 2008 Melissa retired as a surgery room nurse and joined her husband Joseph’s company as co-owner beside him. Melissa uses her background in nursing, management and customer service to keep the showroom, office, field, and personnel systems running smoothly.
Most notably she was recently named the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Remodeler of the Month for November 2018. The full article can be found online and its a great read! Congratulations Melissa on this well-deserved honor!
Melissa enjoys educating homeowners and philanthropy as part of her company responsibilities. Melissa was awarded 2016 Remodeler Member of the Year, by her MBA colleagues for her passionate volunteer work in the remodeling industry. She currently volunteers for the MBA’s Remodelers & Professional Women in Building Council.
Raised in Seattle, Melissa loves spending time with her two beautiful daughters Venetia & Samaria and friends, being outdoors, doing crafts with her girls, and shopping! Her favorite part of remodeling, is the satisfaction of a client who returns home to their new and improved life.
Matt Plancich, CGR CAPS
Our Production Manager, Matt Plancich brings 33 years in the construction industry and 28 years in the remodeling trade to Irons Brothers Construction, Inc. He owned his own remodeling company for 17 years.
Matt grew up and resides in Lake Forest Park with his wife, Lisa. Their grown children Jaimia, Christopher and Megan live in nearby Kenmore. When not swinging a hammer or climbing on scaffolding, Matt enjoys listening to local bands, being close to his family (his parents, sister, brother-in-law and niece also reside in Lake Forest Park) and cooking for family and friends. He’s quite at home entertaining a few people for dinner or going huge by being a BBQ Pit Boss for a party of 100+.
In the fall Matt can be found playing his saxophone with the UW Husky Marching Alumni Band at home Husky Football games. Matt’s favorite part of being in the home remodeling business is seeing the dreams and visions of client projects becoming a reality.
Cody Ross, CAPS
Senior Lead Carpenter
Our Sr. Lead Carpenter, Cody Ross grew up in the Construction industry. He learned the trade from his Father, who is still a custom home-builder in the Puget Sound area. Cody spent many weekends and summers working alongside his father and brother.
Cody was born and raised locally in Lake Forest Park and Shoreline. His service in the U.S. Marine Corps aligns well with the structure and systems in place at Irons Brothers Construction. Cody has developed a well-rounded and experienced skill set from his varied work in the construction industry and as a Marine.
Cody is known for his leadership, sense of humor, and strong work ethic. When not doing woodworking projects in his garage, Cody likes to go camping, motorcycle riding, and to the dog park with his wife Sarah and daughter Mya. His favorite part of being on the Irons Brothers Construction team is the great clients and the outstanding team he gets to work with!
Matt Behring, CAPS
Senior Lead Carpenter
Matt Behring, Sr. Lead Carpenter, originally from Wichita, Kansas, now working and living in Shoreline. Matt’s background in chemical engineering and customer service help our projects to run smooth and efficiently. His skills as an engineer translate into an organized and systemized project experience for our clients.
Matt has been working in residential construction for several years, along with his formal education in cabinet-making and finish carpentry, his hands-on skills and craftsmanship give each project a special touch.
Outside of work Matt enjoys skiing, camping, and board games with his wife Arielle. His favorite part of being on the Irons Brothers Construction team is the professionalism and support he receives.
Joshua Tubbs, Lead Carpenter, grew up in Tacoma, WA. He joined our team in 2017 after meeting our GM, Joseph thru mutual friends. He brings experience as an outside sales person with RTUI and is a former department manager from Home Depot’s garden division. Joshua has an infectious smile and eagerness to learn. He has been working hands-on in the industry for about a decade. He is currently perfecting his craft by taking carpentry education courses in the evening.
Joshua has a young daughter, Treza whom he loves spending time with. He also is an avid fitness enthusiast. His favorite part of working with the IBC team is the team approach and processes used to get the job done right the first time. Joshua is a foodie and enjoys rock classics, hip-hop music, and sport.
Dejah Léger, Lead Carpenter, is new to our team this year! We are so glad to have a woman on our production team again. Dejah comes from a background of 11 years in the music industry working with visual and graphic design. She also has a passion and love for woodworking, which is tied to her background in art. With her linguistic anthropology degree, in addition to her art and design background, Dejah’s unique perspective on people and cultures will assist in her development of carpentry skills to bring out the best in her projects and the client’s experience.
Dejah lives in Shoreline with her two daughters and her husband of 15 years. Her favorite part of working with the IBC team is learning from her professional and skilled coworkers, who already treat her as part of the family, and meeting great clients.
Dejah is a long-time musician, and plays French-Canadian music. She enjoys hockey, hiking, cross-country skiing, kayaking, and spending time with her family and friends.
Our Sales and Administrative Team
Trevor Dodds, CAPS, CLIPP
Senior Project Developer
Trevor Dodds, Sr. Project Developer, has the knowledge and experience to help our clients have a smooth design and construction process. Trevor works with our clients, design partners, and trade partners directly regarding the day to day operations of design, material selections & specifications. He has been in the luxury home products industry for over 12 years and has experience working directly with clients specifying plumbing, lighting, and appliance materials for residential remodeling, all while managing and supervising a showroom and sales team.
Trevor was born and raised in Redmond, he currently lives in Mill Creek with his wife Kristi and two daughters Jaiden and Mia. They all enjoy settling in to watch movies in the wetter months and hiking our beautiful local trails once the weather gets a little nicer. Trevor’s favorite part about the design and build process is watching a project go from the “before” to the “after”!
Mark Jensen, CAPS
Mark has lived in the Seattle area his entire life and is proud to call the Pacific Northwest home. He also has been in the residential remodeling business, in one form or the other – for over thirty years. During this time, he rose through the ranks, as the person driving the dump truck, while learning the skills to rise up the ranks. From there he went onto Carpenter, then Lead carpenter, onto Project superintendent and into Sales and Sales management roles.
When Mark is not working, he enjoys spending time with his wife and partner in crime, Karen! He also enjoys the outdoors, woodworking, long pointless drives in the mountains, and RC rock crawling. Mark enjoys working with clients to help them realize their remodeling dreams. He believes the most rewarding projects are the life-changing ones, including aging-in-place and/or universal design projects -so folks can live, and stay in their homes all while being safe and happy.
Scarlet Haney, Administrator, and the most senior person on our team, aside from the owners. Starting in 2007, Scarlet began her tenure with Irons Brothers Construction as an
administrative assistant, and now is the coordinator of our trade partners and our customer service activities in the showroom/ office.
Scarlet is generally the first-person clients encounter when contacting us and she plays a large part in our day-to-day & long-term operations. Scarlet’s background includes healthcare, case management and supervision, she also has education in both Criminal Justice and the Arts and Sciences.
A Seattle native, Scarlet is mother of 2 girls, Cheyenne & Bailey, and two boys, Cody & Aiden. She enjoys the outdoors, arts and supporting her children in their activities. She thrives on coordinating a team approach to overcoming challenges.
Project Developer Assistant
Tiffany comes to us with over twenty years of industry and product knowledge. She is from a family of plumbing professionals, including her Great-Grandfather. She joined Irons Brothers Construction’s team after working in luxury plumbing showroom sales and customer service, here locally and in Colorado.
Tiffany is from Greeley Colorado and moved to Edmonds Washington in 2014. She enjoys spending time with her husband Peter and step-daughter Noa. They have fun exploring the Pacific Northwest and traveling to visit family and friends all over the country and internationally. Tiffany’s favorite part of the customer experience is assisting them to build their visions into reality!