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Bill Douglas

WLD1  William L. Douglas, the Owner and President of Expansion Specialties, Inc., has over 40 years of experience in the construction industry.  As the founder of Expansion Specialties back in 1985, Bill was one of the very first individuals to recognize and act on the industry's pressing need for a contractor who specialized in the installation of expansion and seismic joint systems.  In addition to his role as President, Bill focuses much of his efforts on ESI's newly created Maintenance program, which provides properties with preventative maintenance of their expansion and seismic joint systems in the form of periodic, routine inspections.             


Joe Douglas

Joe_ESI Joe Douglas has been ESI's Operations Manager since November of 2006.  In addition to overseeing the company's day-to-day operations, Joe also serves as ESI's Senior Project Manager.  An avid golfer who once sank a hole-in-one, Joe has been with Expansion Specialties since 1991.


Rick Douglas

rick_fish Rick Douglas has served as ESI's Chief Estimator for better than five years now, having previously held the position of Senior Project Manager.  Rick's department is in charge of handling take-offs as well as putting together bids.  An accomplished fisherman who recently started a side business selling Boa Constrictors, Rick has been with the company since 1990.   


Will Douglas

willdouglaslinkedinphoto In addition to his role as a Project Manager, Will Douglas also bids work, focusing largely on Division 10 products such as wall and corner guards.  A former sales representative for a leading wallcovering and wall protection manufacturer, Will has worked closely with engineering and facilties departments for nearly ten years.  A talented writer who has more than sixty published articles to his credit, Will has worked at Expansion Specialties for over ten years.        


Chris Brownwood

Chris_ESI  Chris Brownwood has been ESI's Field Superintendent since 2004.  In this role, Chris supervises the company's installation technicians, ensuring that each and every installation runs as smoothly and efficiently as possible.  A husband, father, and proud grandfather to a 1-year old grandson, Chris has been with Expansion Specialties since 1993.   


Shane Reed

shanewebsite  Shane Reed has worked in ESI's Estimating Department since 2000, and has performed well over a thousand take-offs during the past decade.  Shane and his wife of 13 years, Diana, are the proud parents to two beautiful daughters.  A huge Denver Broncos fan, Shane has been with Expansion Specialties since 1995.  


Kathy Pinkerton

kathy_website  Kathy Pinkerton rejoined Expansion Specialties in 2010 as its new Office Manager, some ten years after having previously worked for the company during the nineties.  In addition to handling accounts payable and receivable duties, Kathy is also in charge of ESI's payroll department.  A part time student who is currently pursuing her Bachelor's degree in psychology, Kathy has better than 25-years of construction accounting experience.      


Edna Nakasato

Edna_ESI  Edna Nakasato has been a Project Assistant at ESI for over nine years now.  Among her many roles with the company, Edna is responsible for compiling and sending out all project submittals as well as close-out documents.  A native of Hawaii who is a highly involved member of her church, Edna has been with Expansion Specialties since 2001.