Ron Simenton, Project Manager
Paul Morales, Project Manager
Salvador Romero, Carpenter
Brian Norman, Lead Carpenter
Mauricio Gomez, Carpenter
Kwon Park, Project Coordinator
Luc Baldoza, Project Coordinator
Daren Smith, President
Daren Smith founded Smiley Renovations in 1997 after many years of experience in the renovation and construction business. The company is named for an uncle of Daren’s. Daren works very closely with each client identifying challenges and designing solutions to meet their specific needs. Everyone at Smiley Renovations works hard to keep you informed during the entire process. We are all about showing up on time, finishing the job in a timely manner and instilling value for the client. In the end, we like to create great spaces that people enjoy for years to come!
Josh Smithson, Best Practices/ Quality Control/ Lead Carpenter
Josh joined the Smiley team in 2001. Having been in the business since high school he brings experience and expertise in the trade to Smiley. Josh has been intimately involved in all CotY Awards, Professional Remodeler Design Awards and Chrysalis Awards won by Smiley. His specialty is in Masonry. He is EPA certified.
Matthew Bailey, Lead Carpenter
Matt has been with Smiley for three years. He has over ten years of experience in the repair and remodeling trades. He spent five years as a cabinet maker, finisher and installer.
Justin Barends, Project Manager
Justin joined the Smiley team in February of 2019. Justin has a degree in Environmental Science with a concentration in Climate and a minor in Mathematics. Justin is helping Smiley to become more eco friendly including improving our environmental sustainability, reducing our construction waste and overall being more green!!
Kathy M., Business and Finance Director
Kathy has been working with Smiley since 2009. She enjoys working with clients and helping them with the renovation process. She has over 50 years’ experience in sales and service.
In her spare time, she enjoys doing volunteer work with her church and community and spending time with her Grandchildren.
Francisco Canas, Carpenter
Francisco has a vast knowledge of cabinetry and extensive construction experience. Francisco successfully completes all jobs on time, on budget, and always maintains the highest level of quality.
Dawn Hershberger, Interior Designer,
Dawn brings to Smiley’s clients an eye for design honed by a master’s in interior design and two degrees in Art History. She loves developing solutions customized to each homeowner’s needs and desires. As part of the Smiley design-build team, Dawn develops interior layouts and guides clients through selecting cabinets, countertops, finishes and fixtures. Ultimately her goal is to help design a home you LOVE.