PURCHASING, INVENTORY, AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER

Ryan Smith has been the Purchasing, Inventory, and Supply chain Manager since the fall of 2019. He started as an entry-level Purchasing Assistant and quickly rose to the Department Manager. He oversees purchasing and inventory for all departments here at Modern, including the 2 branches in West Sacramento, California, and Pacific, Washington. Ryan has a…

SITE SUPERVISOR

Guy Combs began his Modern career as a laborer in 1980. Since then he has proved himself to be a valuable team member, serving in every facet of the framing and saw shop, including Framing Foreman. Guy served as Plant Construction Manager for several years before embarking on another adventure as an independent business owner.…

CALIFORNIA BRANCH MANAGER

Grant joined Modern’s California office in March of 2019. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire. His background includes over 20 years of modular building experience in various roles including sales/leasing and branch management. JOINED: MARCH 2019

WASHINGTON BRANCH MANAGER

Rick joined Modern’s Washington sales office in 2013 and was promoted to Branch Manager in 2014. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Central Washington University. Rick has over 12 years of service and sales experience in the construction industry. He previously worked as a sales representative for a metal studs, metal roofing…

PLANT CONSTRUCTION MANAGER

Matt began his construction career at just the age of sixteen working for his father’s company George Z Construction. After several years of learning under his father’s wing, he ventured out on his own and ran his company MGZ Construction for over 10 years. Today, Matt brings over 35 years in construction experience and does…

VICE PRESIDENT OF ADMINISTRATION

Ryan represents the third generation of the Modern and is has part ownership of the company. He oversees all accounting staff, budget management, and human resources functions. Ryan holds a degree in Accounting from Corban University. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA). Ryan’s dedication and attention to detail help…

VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES

Ken Mero joined Modern in 1995 to coordinate project sales. Ken has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Southern Oregon State College. His background includes over 23 years experience selling/leasing and managing modular building projects. He is currently responsible for the marketing and sales functions; including estimating and forecasting for the company and its…

VICE PRESIDENT OF PRODUCTION

Alan Rasmussen represents the third generation of Modern and holds part ownership of the company. He began working summers while attending college on the production line and lease fleet crew and now heads the Marketing Department. He holds a degree in Accounting and Finance from Corban University. His experience in all phases of the modular…

PRESIDENT & CEO

Jim Rasmussen directs the day-to-day operations for Modern Building Systems, Inc. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance Management from Oregon State University and has over 33 years in contract administration and construction management in commercial construction. He has been an officer of the company since 1989. Jim also dedicates much of his…