Meet the Team

Phil Winston

Principal

  • First Job: Stocking shelves at liquor store
  • Person I Admire Most: Greg Ross
  • Favorite Local Restaurant: Takashi
  • Cities Lived In: Arlington, VA; Oxnard, CA; Roseville, CA, Salt Lake City
  • As a Kid I Wanted to Be: A Millionaire
  • Dream Car: BMW i3
  • Favorite Cartoon Character: Speed Racer
  • Hobbies/Interests: Golf and Basketball

Greg Ross

Principal

  • First Job: Sales Associate at Sporting Goods Store
  • Person I Admire: My Parents
  • Favorite Local Restaurant: Lucky 13
  • Cities Lived In: Malibu, CA; Long Beach, CA; Ogden, UT; Huntsville, AL; Fort Collins, CO; San Jose, CA; Salt Lake City
  • As a Kid I Wanted to Be: On Ski Patrol
  • Dream Car: 1955 Porsche Speedster
  • Favorite Cartoon Character: The Road Runner
  • Hobbies/Interests: Biking, Skiing, Golfing, Guitar and spending time with my family

Adam Watts

Principal – Joined Northstar in 2016

  • First Job: Janitor
  • Person I Admire: The Ultimate Warrior
  • Favorite Local Restaurant: Bombay House
  • Cities Lived In: Joao Pessoa, Brazil; New York City, San Diego, Washington D.C., Charlottesville, VA; Heber City, UT; Salt Lake City
  • As a Kid I Wanted to Be: The next Bo Jackson
  • Dream Car: Porsche 918 Spyder
  • Favorite Cartoon Character: Mighty Mouse
  • Hobbies/Interests: Tennis, Ping Pong, Pickleball, Leather bound books

Taylor Mulcock

Principal – Joined Northstar in 2012

  • First Job: Cashier at Video Verns
  • Person I Admire: My Dad
  • Favorite Local Restaurant: The Dodo
  • Cities Lived In: San Diego, CA; Columbia, SC; Charleston, SC; Salt Lake City
  • As a Kid I Wanted to Be: A Fireman
  • Dream Car: Truck
  • Favorite Cartoon Character: Beavis and Butthead
  • Hobbies/Interests: Skiing, Water Sports, hanging with my family

Annie Hall

Office Manager – Joined Northstar in 2013

  • First Job: The Victorian Rose B&B
  • Person I Admire: My Parents
  • Favorite Local Restaurant: Curry Fried Chicken
  • Cities Lived In: Woodstown, NJ; Logan, UT; Amherst, NE; Idaho Falls, ID; Salt Lake City, UT
  • As a Kid I Wanted to Be: A Marine Biologist
  • Dream Car: 55′ Willys Jeep
  • Favorite Cartoon Character: Chowder
  • Hobbies/Interests: Quilting, Painting, Cooking, Knitting, Early American History, Diet Coke

Colin Thornhill

Estimator – Joined Northstar in 2016

  • First Job: Paper Route
  • Person I Admire: My Dad
  • Favorite Local Restaurant: Porcupine Grille
  • Cities Lived In: Bakersfield, CA; Woodinville, Duvall, Snoqualmie, Fall City, WA; Salt Lake City
  • As a Kid I Wanted to Be: A Basketball Player
  • Dream Car: 1st Generation Bronco
  • Favorite Cartoon Character: Popeye
  • Hobbies/Interests: Motorcycles, Snowboarding, Guitars

Katy Jorgensen

Commercial Property Manager – Joined Northstar in 2016

  • First Job: Widener University – Landscape Crew
  • Person I Admire: My Parents
  • Favorite Local Restaurant: Blue Finn
  • Cities Lived In: Woodstown, NJ; Amherst, NE; Idaho Falls, ID; Salt Lake City, UT
  • As a Kid I Wanted to Be: A Veterinarian
  • Dream Car: Volkswagen Bus
  • Favorite Cartoon Character: Wiley Coyote & Charlie Brown
  • Hobbies/Interests: Zumba, Traveling, American History, Running

Tim Gannuscio

Project Manager – Joined Northstar in 2015

  • First Job: Golden Spoon
  • Person I Admire: Natalie Portman/Seth McFarlane
  • Favorite Local Restaurant: Copper Onion
  • Cities Lived In: Salt Lake City
  • As a Kid I Wanted to Be: An Architect
  • Dream Car: Lotus
  • Favorite Cartoon Character: Bart Simpson
  • Hobbies/Interests: Hiking, Camping, Soccer

Matt Robbins

Project Manager – Joined Northstar in 2014

  • First Job: Cowboy
  • Person I Admire: Father – Bud Robbins
  • Favorite Local Restaurant: Sea Salt
  • Cities Lived In: Salt Lake City, New York, Kauai
  • As a Kid I Wanted to Be: Cowboy
  • Dream Car: Lamborghini Diablo
  • Favorite Cartoon Character: Elmer Fudd
  • Hobbies/Interests: Cycling, Training, Riding & raising horses

Hayden Moss

Project Manager  – Joined Northstar in 2015

  • First Job: Rock Creek Pizza Co.
  • Person I Admire: Ashlynn my wife
  • Favorite Local Restaurant: Wingers & Red Iguana
  • Cities Lived In: Sandy, Bluffdale, Huntington Beach, CA; Grand Island, NE; Long Island, NY
  • As a Kid I Wanted to Be: A Firefighter
  • Dream Car: Dodger Challenger Hellcat
  • Favorite Cartoon Character: He-Man!
  • Hobbies/Interests: Football, Rugby, Hiking, Camping

Jeff Burns

Project Manager – Joined Northstar in 2017

  • First Job: Farmer
  • Person I Admire: Daughter
  • Favorite Local Restaurant: Carvers
  • Cities Lived In: San Francisco, CA; Corpus Christi, TX; Tuscon, AZ; Homer, AK; Asuncion, Paraguay; Delta, Salt Lake, & Riverton
  • As a Kid I Wanted to Be: An Architect
  • Dream Car: 2017 GMC 2500HD Duramax Denali
  • Favorite Cartoon Character: Tazmanian Devil
  • Hobbies/Interests: Hunting, Fishing, Camping, 4 Wheeling, Outdoors

TJ Henderson

Project Manager – Joined Northstar in 2013

  • First Job: Robintino’s in Bountiful
  • Person I Admire: My Dad
  • Favorite Local Restaurant: Red Iguana
  • Cities Lived In: Roseville, CA; Centerville, UT; Salt Lake City
  • As a Kid I Wanted to Be: A Professional Baseball Player
  • Dream Car: Corvette z06
  • Favorite Cartoon Character: Donald Duck
  • Hobbies/Interests: Softball, Golf, Boating with my kids

Topher Blair

Punch List Coordinator – Joined Northstar in 2017

  • First Job: Framer
  • Person I Admire: My Father
  • Favorite Local Restaurant: Red Iguana
  • Cities Lived In: Denver, Colorado Springs, Portland, Crested Butte, Durango, Anchorage, Salt Lake
  • As a Kid I Wanted to Be: A Cowboy
  • Dream Car: Saab 900 Convertible
  • Favorite Cartoon Character: Wiley Coyote
  • Hobbies/Interests: Skiing, Mountain Biking, Music

Jeff Spence

Quality Control Specialist – Joined Northstar in 2017

  • First Job: U.S. Navy
  • Person I Admire: James H. Kennedy, Architect
  • Favorite Local Restaurant: Sapa & Market Street
  • Cities Lived In: San Diego, CA; Yuma, AZ; Gulfport, MS; Spokane, WA; Salt Lake
  • As a Kid I Wanted to Be: A Spy/Secret Agent
  • Dream Car: Austin Martin DB5
  • Favorite Cartoon Character: Popeye
  • Hobbies/Interests: Woodwork, Fishing, Vegetable Gardening

James Hoggan

Jobsite Superintendent – Joined Northstar in 2013

  • First Job: Movie Theatre at 1000 Oaks Mall
  • Person I Admire: Brian & Sam
  • Favorite Local Restaurant: Squatters
  • Cities Lived In: Simi Valley, CA; Pacifica, CA
  • As a Kid I Wanted to Be: A Photographer
  • Dream Car: 1969 Firebird
  • Favorite Cartoon Character: Felix the Cat
  • Hobbies/Interests: Refinishing old furniture

Scott Petersen

Jobsite Assistant – Joined Northstar in 2017

  • First Job: Green Cutters
  • Person I Admire: My Parents
  • Favorite Local Restaurant: Winger’s & Cubby’s
  • Cities Lived In: Tacloban, Phillipines; Highland, South Jordan, Draper, Sandy, & Riverton
  • As a Kid I Wanted to Be: An Architect
  • Dream Car: Chevy Camaro
  • Favorite Cartoon Character: Johnny Bravo
  • Hobbies/Interests: Spikeball & Exercising

John Barnett

Procurement Specialist – Joined Northstar in 2017

  • First Job: Shredding papers at medical office
  • Person I Admire: My Parents
  • Favorite Local Restaurant: Charlie Chows & Moochies
  • Cities Lived In: Shreveport, LA; Lubbock, TX; Bend, OR; Salt Lake City
  • As a Kid I Wanted to Be: A Professional Baseball Player
  • Dream Car: Range Rover
  • Favorite Cartoon Character: Johnny Bravo
  • Hobbies/Interests: Hunting, Shooting, Watching sports