Will Johnston

Managing Director

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"

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

Construction Manager

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 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 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


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.

James Benton


For James, the best part of being in the team at JCC Build is improving people's homes, by repairing or completely re-building them.  James loves the Waikato for the convenience of living in the city but having the countryside nearby.  His passions include both mountain biking and road cycling.  James is a qualified carpenter and has been in the industry since 2016.

Paul Carter


Paul has been in the building industry since 2012 and is a qualified carpenter.  His favourite part of being a builder is seeing the finished product and he enjoys that JCC Build works on many different projects. Paul loves the Waikato because there’s good people here and it’s also where he found his wife.

Jono Kraenzlin


Jono is a Licenced 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.

Liam Stewart


Liam loves using his skills, within the JCC Build team, to create the client's vision.  He has been in the building industry since 2011 and is already a qualified joiner. Liam is currently working towards completing his building apprenticeship. 

Sasha Mason


Sasha has had plenty of experience placing and finishing concrete.  He joined the JCC Build team as an apprentice in 2018.  There’s never a dull moment when Sasha is on site. 

Abulfazal Nazari


Abulfazal started working for JCC Build in 2018 and enjoys working in a team.  For Abulfazal, the best thing about living in the Waikato is the community and the friends he has made.  In his spare time, he loves running and playing soccer.

Joel Davis-Goff


Joel has been in the building industry since 2017.  He brings great enthusiasm to the team and loves to deliver a high standard of work.  Outside of work Joel enjoys hunting, fishing and pretty much anything outdoors.

Kent Houghton


Kent is a qualified fitter welder who joined the building industry in 2019.  He enjoys the variety of work and the JCC Build team, whilst learning new building skills.  Kent loves being in the Waikato for his family and friends.  Outside of building he enjoys the great outdoors for the opportunities to bmx, mountain bike, snow ski and surf.


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