Jason has been involved in construction since the young age of 17. He began working after school and on weekends building garages. At the age of 19 Jason was running crews working for a local asphalt company. Entering into his early 20’s Jason found himself in commercial construction as a carpenter. Within 3 years he was running multiple crews. His supervisors witnessed his passion for leading and within 2 years he was general superintendent. Entering into year 6 with the same company, Jason moved into the office as the lead sales/estimator. Once again his passion to excel and lead shined through and he doubled the company’s sales volume in the first year.
Jason decided to go into business for himself in 2001′ at the age of 32, his hands on experience in the field and vast knowledge in the industry in general keeps Rock Construction’s customers returning for their future projects time and tie again.
As a partner in Rock Construction KS and having attained numerous professional accomplishments, Amber Dobosz is regarded highly for the daily delivery of consistent, creative innovative work, much done through hands-on engagement. In accruing 15 years of business and project coordination experience, she knows how to deal expertly with all stakeholders, as well as lead in ways to include, efficiently managing costs, personnel and time.
The fact that she began in construction at a young age as a female, meant Amber would have to work diligently to prove she was a valuable team member in the industry. Her mentorship came in the way of job training and the ability to work beside strong seasoned professionals. Amber was able to learn how to envision and build consensus as well as develop a fierce work ethic, tested under pressure.
In 2007, Amber volunteered as a project manager for Extreme Home Makeover. Shortly after joining their efforts, she was asked to submit her resume to the show’s director of construction,
and the rest is history. Inherently, drawn to its fast paced culture as well as its being a business of problems and rewards in equal measure, it would not be an exaggeration to say this professional change reenergized her soul, enabling her to grow constantly in this multi faceted business.
Amber brings additional project management experience for television programs, such as Extreme Makeover, Bar Rescue, and Renovation Wild for Animal Planet. Thus, in addition to project management expertise for this medium, she excelled as coordinator and liaison for production.
Whether it be her role at Rock Construction KS where she is a partner with Jason Layman, or building a house in 106 hours or remodeling a bar in 3 days, she is never daunted, often beating timelines while never sacrificing quality. In sum, wherever Amber Dobosz applies herself, her driving ethos is to be of optimal worth to her standards and company.
April Winn, CCIM, is Rock Construction’s Business Development Director. She is licensed Broker and owns WINNing Investment Solutions, a commercial real estate firm. She is passionate about the construction and real estate industry and helping businesses grow connecting all the right team members. A woman of Christian values, she operates with honesty and integrity.
April’s focus at Rock Construction is identifying and securing new construction and remodel work. As a retail specialist for owners of Shopping Centers, Single Tenant Net-leased, and Net Leased Office property, April understands all aspects of the construction process and coordinated construction projects for Slawson Companies whom she worked for 16 years. She has experience with construction projects big and small and with high profile tenants including national, regional, franchise and local businesses.
As a Minnesota School of Business graduate, April’s 19 years’ of commercial real estate leasing, development, and syndication experience includes prominent leasing and development involvement. These developments comprise of NewMarket Square (Wichita’s largest open-air center), Shops at Tallgrass, Tallgrass Centre, Oak Creek and Cross Pointe, among others.
April is excited to put her experience and expertise to work at Rock Construction to provide exceptional service start to finish with their clients.
April is actively involved in the community through civic and industry associations. As a CCIM Designee, she is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, NAR and served on the Board of Directors for over 10 years and was the first female President of the Kansas CCIM Chapter in 2017. She is co-founder of the Women in Commercial Real Estate, an organization dedicated to providing education, mentoring and networking opportunities for women in the commercial real estate industry, and has held several board positions. Other boards served include Girls on the Run of Sedgwick County, District II Advisory Board, and YMCA Board Member.
An ultra-marathoner and triathlete, April co-directed the Kingman Kong Runathon and Charity to benefit Main Place Youth. April, a dedicated wife to Steve Patrick and mother of three (Piper, Ashton and Lincoln), and resides in Wichita, Kansas.
Brad joined Rock Construction in 2015 after spending several years in the restoration business as a manager and an estimator. He also has over 20 years’ experience in the insurance industry, owning his own agency, licensed in commercial and residential property casualty.
Brad’s experience with sales has given him the insight to adapt to the always changing market. His knowledge of commercial insurance and competitive drive has been an asset to his commercial construction sales.
Brad and his wife Jacqueline have 3 children and 1 grandchild. Brad enjoys outdoor activities and especially spending time at the lake with family and friends.