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MEET OUR TEAM

Will Johnston

Director/Construction Manager

Will is a competent carpenter and Licensed Building Practitioner who has been in the building industry since 2002. He loves making people's building dreams a reality. Will is highly skilled in site management and knows the importance of clear communication between builder, clients and sub-trades. Together with his wife, Sarah, Will created the JCC Build brand and they have every intention of providing a long-term building service to the Waikato that is founded on innovation, excellence and integrity.




"The boys did a good job at mine.  

They worked hard and are very professional.  

They're a good bunch of guys"





Our Team
Sarah Johnston Executive Assistant

Sarah Johnston

Executive Assistant

Sarah has acquired essential management and multi-tasking skills as a primary school teacher and a mum to her and Will's, six kids. She also has a keen eye for detail and enjoys dabbling in interior make-overs. Sarah is passionate about spending quality time with family and friends and is proud to be part of the JCC Build team.

Gareth Cantwell Quantity Surveyor

Gareth Cantwell

Sales/Quantity Surveyor

Gareth is a Licensed Building Practitioner who has qualifications in both Carpentry and Construction and has been in the building industry since 2003. He enjoys the variety of work that building brings, along with the opportunities that arise from working with the JCC Build team.   Gareth loves his family and friends and being in the Waikato means he can also pursue other passions, like hunting and fishing.

Murray Buchanan Business Manager

Murray Buchanan

Business Manager

Murray is a Chartered Accountant by trade, with a bachelor of Management Studies from Waikato University.  He has spent the first ten years of his career working for Deloitte and Fonterra across a range of analytical/accounting roles.  He is excited to join the JCC Team and contribute to the inspiring vision JCC Build is developing.  Most spare time is invested in a full family life. One day he dreams of playing golf again!

Monica Kalaam Office Administrator

Monica Kalaam

Office Administrator

Monica originally comes from Rotorua but loves the Waikato for both the people and its central locality.  She thoroughly enjoys being part of the JCC Build team, as they make it easy to come to work. In her spare time, Monica loves to bake and has used her background in design, to create some very impressive cakes.

Deryk Print Project Manager

Deryk Print

Project Manager

Deryk is a competent carpenter and a Licensed Building Practitioner, who has been in the industry since 1997. He loves the Waikato because that’s where his family and good friends are. Deryk enjoys that building has so many different facets to the job and his favourite ‘tool’ is an apprentice.  In his spare time, he enjoys battling over a board game and spending quality time with his family.

Jono Kraenzlin Project Manager

Jono Kraenzlin

Project Manager

Jono is a Licensed Building Practitioner and has been in the industry since 2006.  He is passionate about his work and loves turning people's dreams into a reality.  Jono values the positive team environment at JCC Build, as well as the progressive/innovative mindset of the staff.  Living in the Waikato, Jono enjoys easy access to both the east and west coast.  When not on the job Jono enjoys surfing, freediving, spearfishing, basketball and spending time with friends and family.

Lance Matiu Foreman

Lance Matiu

Foreman

Lance has been in the building industry since 2005 and is a qualified Licensed Building Practitioner.  He likes to get outdoors and play a bit of rugby, he also enjoys watching most sports.  

Jordon Buttery

Foreman

Jordon has been in the building industry since 2005 and is a Licensed Building Practitioner. His tool of choice is a hammer, cos where would he be without it? Jordon’s favourite aspect of being a builder is that he gets to bring to life, a client’s vision whilst working with a great team at JCC Build. Outside of building, Jordon likes to spend his time hunting, fishing and with his family.

Corey Baines Foreman

Corey Baines

Foreman

Corey is a qualified carpenter and has been in the industry since 2018.  He loves being part of a team and his favourite tool is his hammer, commonly known as, “Harry”.  Corey loves living in the Waikato as it is a great location to base himself for adventuring around the country. In his spare time, Corey loves hanging out with family and hunting.

Aram Higgins

Senior Apprentice

Aram is in the process of completing his carpentry apprenticeship and has been in the building industry since 2015.

Malcolm Bell

Senior Apprentice

Malcolm has been in the building industry since 2012 and is currently working on his carpentry apprenticeship.  Malcolm enjoys working with timber and his favourite tools are a chainsaw & a chisel.  Outside of work Malcolm loves surfing and says the thing he loves most about living in the Waikato is the Waikato River

Abul Fazal Nazari

Apprentice

Abul Fazal started working for JCC Build in 2018 and enjoys working in a team.  For Abul Fazal, the best thing about living in the Waikato is the friends he has made and that he is in close proximity to family.  In his spare time, he is frequently out running - road running, off-road running, bush and mountain running...if it's running related, then it's likely that he is training for or entered in the event.

Elijah Nonoa

Apprentice

Elijah joined the building industry in 2021 and has now begun his apprenticeship. His favourite tool is an impact driver a.k.a drill. Elijah loves living in the Waikato as it is central to the North Island and easy to travel around. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with family, playing music and touch rugby.

Sean Keliher

Apprentice

Sean joined the building industry in 2021 and is currently working towards being a certified carpenter. His favourite part of being in the JCC Build team is that he gets to use his hands to help create something that he can be proud of whilst being part of a quality learning environment. Sean loves the centrality of the Waikato to both beaches and good walks. In his spare time, he likes spending time at the gym, spear fishing or mowing the lawns.


Andrew Cumming

Apprentice

Andrew is new to the building industry and has a thirst for knowledge to the new trade and challenge.  He would like to work towards a building qualification and enjoys working with the friendly JCC Build team.  Andrew loves living in the Waikato as it is central and close to family.  In his spare time Andrew enjoys running, reading and cars.

Campbell Crawford

Apprentice

Campbell is working towards a Certificate in Carpentry and has been in the industry since 2021.  His favourite aspect about being in the JCC Build team is that he gets to work with his hands...eating lunch is also a highlight in his day.  Campbell loves the Waikato as it’s central to lots of places that allow him to mountain bike, water-ski and wake-board, which is just how he likes to spend his spare time.

 

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