West Reese co-founded Barnhart-Reese Construction, Inc. with his father-in-law and wife after the sale of Douglas Barnhart’s flagship company, Douglas E. Barnhart, Inc. While at Barnhart’s former company, Mr. Reese performed vice president duties pertaining to cost accounting and controls, MIS, and operations, as well as project management and field engineer duties for a variety of clients.
At Barnhart-Reese, Mr. Reese oversees much of the construction operations. His project experience includes Pershing Middle School Whole Site Modernization for the San Diego Unified School District, new construction of Del Norte High School for the Poway Unified School District, and UC San Diego Spanos Athletic Performance Center. Currently under construction for the City of San Diego, West is overseeing both the Skyline Hills Branch Library and Bayside Fire Station #2.
Mr. Reese’s experience with overseeing Design-Build projects includes the Sharp Chula Vista Cancer Center, Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Offices at Flower Hill, National University Sanford Learning Center, UC San Diego Hopkins Parking Structure, Sharp Chula Vista Parking Structure, Makena Medical Building Escondido, Hawthorne Cat Dynamometer Test Center, and the Skyline Hills Branch Library. West is an Associate member of the Design Build Institute of America (DBIA).
West oversees a staff of tenured construction professionals, including superintendents, project managers, estimators and field engineers, many of whom are LEED, CCM, and DBIA accredited professionals.