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Our Team


Jerry Suhrstedt

Founder & Big Picture Guru

Jerry Suhrstedt is the founder and oversees day-to-day operations, marketing, sales, and is an industry spokesperson having authored a book on the subject of home building.  

Jerry brings 16 years of documented residential construction management experience in residential home construction to Front Door with over 300 home builds to his credit.

Mr. Suhrstedt was directly responsible for building a home on the 2003 Pierce County Street of Dreams for which he personally oversaw the design, construction, budgeting, and scheduling for the entire project.  This project schedule was built from dirt to landscaping in just under 94 days as well as within budget.  Mr. Suhrstedt is a member of the National Association of Home Builders and a former member of the NAHB’s Builder 20 Group with training in construction accounting and management.

Darin Rueppell

Architectural Design & Project Master

As former VP of Richmond American Homes WA, Darin Rueppell oversees all aspects of architectural design, structural / civil engineering, and permitting at Front Door Construction Management.

Since 1992 Darin Rueppell has maintained an impeccable record of client loyalty and satisfaction, revered in the Home Design industry for commitment, quality, and swift project turnaround.  

While leading one of the top Home Design firms in the Northwest, he has also gained experience in all phases of Construction, Land Development and Engineering, boasting over 10,000 projects and 350 clients.  His home plans are distinguished from others available by their design, workmanship and overall accuracy, qualities that clients have come to expect.

Joe Pascua

Home Consultant & Feasibility Master

Joe oversees the Front Door Custom Home Sales Department helping customers understand the program and process.  Joe comes to the company with a background in construction and years of relationship sales and marketing experience.

“Developing strong relationships is the foundation of everything I do, both professionally and personally. As Home Consultant my goal is to learn your wants, needs, and desires of your homebuilding dreams,  and share with you how we can help you succeed.”

Personally; Joe has been married for 28 years and has a one son in college. He and his wife have and  do care for international students from China. Joe and his family are very active serving in their church, and donating time to those in need in the South Sound.


Tammie McGraw

Purchasing & Client Happiness

With 30+ years in the Residential Building Industry, Tammie McGraw takes pride in providing the best possible customer experience.
Starting with her first builder in 1988 Tammie has been a part of assisting customers in reviewing the building process, estimating and product selections as well as being a go to with warranty questions. 
Tammie has worked with customers on building over 2000 homes and is highly respected in the building industry. 

Our Offices

310 E Stewart Ave, Puyallup, WA 98372

(253) 251-2501