Meet the Castile Team

Forrest Castile

Forrest Castile | CKBR, UDPC & Owner

Forrest, a third generation craftsmen, has had a passion for building since he was a little boy. Born and raised in Oregon, he moved to Eugene in 1995. Forrest soon began working on many construction projects for his friends. In 1997, Forrest decided to start Castile Kitchen & Bath. His consistent strive for quality construction, high end craftsmanship and attention to detail, has allowed Forrest to produce beautiful work for his clients. As the years have gone by, Forrest has integrated the utmost importance of integrity and incomparable customer service within Castile Kitchen & Bath, creating a company known for quality while exceeding client expectations.

Forrest and his wife Jen have been married since 2008, and now have small kids Ben and Emma. He enjoys spending time playing with his kiddos, hiking, running, racquetball and remodeling their 1920’s house.

Carol-Ann Walker

Carol-Ann Walker | Design Consultant

CarolAnn is one of Castile Kitchen & Bath’s design consultants. The beginning of your journey at Castile Kitchen & Bath begins with Carol-Ann, who will walk you through the entire design process from start to finish, ensuring Castile Kitchen & Bath is the right fit for you! Carol-Ann has worked in interior design and consulting since 2012 when she began a career for La-Z-Boy Furniture. Her passion, creativity, and love of learning differentiates her from others in her profession. The most rewarding part of her job includes the connections she makes with Castile’s clients. 

Originally from Encinitas, California, Carol-Ann, her husband, and their growing family moved to Eugene in 2020. She spends her free time hiking, relaxing, swimming, reading, designing cards, and rocking out to the classics. A perfect day would involve good food, good company, flexible plans, and of course the outdoors.

Robb Evans

Robb Evans | Design Consultant

Meet Robb, Design Consultant with Castile Kitchen & Bath! The beginning of your journey at Castile Kitchen & Bath begins with Robb, who will walk you through the entire design process from start to finish, ensuring Castile Kitchen & Bath gets your project just right for you! Originally from California, Robb fell in love with Eugene while visiting and decided to call it home. Robb is described as someone who is curious, steady, and not afraid of setting big goals! With years of experience in the remodeling field, he understands the intricacies involved in designing a functional and beautiful space.

Robb is motivated by the positive impact he has on our clients’ lives by using professional design concepts and making the “impossible”, possible. One of his greatest successes includes raising two daughters as a single father. In his free time, Robb enjoys camping, scuba diving, hiking, and archery. He is also a talented multicultural cook who prides himself on staying fit and healthy.

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Mariko Peters | ALA & Kitchen & Bath Designer

Mariko brings years of experience to her work as a designer for Castile Kitchen & Bath. Since obtaining her professional degree in Architecture from North Carolina State University, she has worked in architecture and the lighting industry. Before joining Castile Kitchen & Bath, Mariko served as a certified ALA lighting specialist.  

In her own words: “Everything has a life and offers an opportunity for design, from the smallest to the largest project. A commitment to design is a way of life”. Mariko brings this attention to detail and commitment to quality and excellence to every project she works on. She would be honored to have the opportunity to share her unique view and sense of design with you, the client.

Carissa Ambers

Carissa Ambers | Kitchen & Bath Designer

Carissa, a native Oregonian, started her design career in 2009. She holds a degree in Interior Design combined with over 20 years of experience working in the construction field. Carissa is passionate about designing kitchen and bath spaces and feels inspired by the clients she gets to serve. Highly organized and creative, she is described as compassionate, patient, loyal, and a great listener. Carissa loves getting to spend time with clients designing their dream space.

Outside of designing, Carissa dedicates her time to running an Etsy shop where she sells antiques and homemade crafts. She also enjoys spending time outside camping, hiking, and fishing. She and her husband reside in Springfield, Oregon but they love to travel. They particularly love to visit the coast, Portland, or Olympia. If Carissa described the perfect day it would involve, getting up late, going to brunch, and visiting estate sales!

Rich Barnes

Rich Barnes | CRPM, CLC & Production Manager

Rich grew up in Eureka California, attended College at Arizona State, moved to Washington and Michigan and finally settled with his family in Bend, Oregon. In 2006 he relocated to Eugene. Rich is a veteran of the construction industry. He shows remarkable and reliable intelligence on multiple aspects of any job he has been presented with!

Rich has two adult children, Derek and Raeann, who also live in Oregon. He loves to watch college sports, especially Ducks games as he is a huge fan. He enjoys grilling outdoors and considers himself a great cook. In his spare time, Rich will golf, kayak, bicycle and backpack; basically any activity he can do while outdoors to enjoy the beautiful Oregon he calls home.

Jesse Jones

Jesse Jones | CLC & Lead Carpenter

Jesse was visiting Oregon from his hometown of Inyokern in California with his family in 2012. Shortly after his visit, Oregon called him back and he decided to make a permanent home here with his family. Jesse has several years’ experience with various types of construction-related trades. Jesse came onboard with Castile Kitchen & Bath motivated and hit the ground running as the carpenter’s assistant, quickly rising to become a qualified carpenter. He brings to work an enthusiasm and drive, always prepared for whatever the day may bring!

Jesse and his wife Sheree have three boys: Jesse, Andrew and Mason. Jesse enjoys playing and watching sports as well as fishing and camping. While in Eugene, Jesse and his wife like to find new and fun places to eat, as well as go to both Ducks and Emeralds games.

Keith Leesman

Keith Leesman | CLC & Lead Carpenter

Keith, a second generation craftsman has been part of the construction industry for as long as he can remember. He is a life-long resident of Lane County, born and raised in the Eugene/Springfield area. His father was a local home builder who operated in the area for over 50 years. At a young age Keith would find himself on job sites helping his dad and learning all that he could. Today he is a veteran in the construction industry, known for his quality craftsmanship and his patience and ability to teach the upcoming generation in our growing industry. Keith was one of Forrest Castile’s original mentors as he was just getting started in the remodeling industry.

Keith now calls Harrisburg, Oregon his home. He enjoys spending time working on his Koi pond, where you can find a variety of animals; fish, bullfrogs, and turtles, along with many native plants. He is an avid Oregon Ducks fan and the master at making jalapeño butter-injected, Cajun-rubbed, deep-fried turkey.

Jesse Sawyer

Jesse Sawyer | Lead Carpenter

Jesse, a second generation craftsman has worked in the construction industry since he was 14. Over the years he has developed an extensive skill set through his work within the construction industry. His drive to complete a project from start to finish along with his commitment to honesty, integrity, and being a team player, are just a few assets that set him apart in the industry. Seeing the look of joy and excitement on the faces of his clients as the project comes to a close continues to fuel his passion and motivation in his work. He lives by the motto his father taught him, “do the work as if you were doing it for yourself” and is described as someone who never gives up.

While his childhood dream of becoming a race car driver did not pan out, he grew into a career he is passionate about. A dedicated family man, he is proud of and constantly inspired by his children. Originally from Oregon, he and his family currently reside in Junction City. Outside of work Jesse enjoys watching football, hiking, fishing, camping, and spending time with those he loves!

Todd Byars

Todd Byars | Lead Carpenter

Todd serves as a Finish Carpenter for Castile Kitchen & Bath! Originally from Lake Tahoe, California, he began his career after graduating high school. One of Todd’s biggest work accomplishments during his time working in Tahoe was turning a condominium complex in severe disrepair into a thriving and desirable community. Todd had earned his title as a craftsman and brings his talent and skill set here to Castile Kitchen & Bath daily. He sets himself apart in the industry with his positive optimistic attitude and humble nature! The most exciting part of his job is bringing joy and satisfaction to the clients he serves.

As an outdoor enthusiast, Todd moved to Eugene in 2022 to enjoy all Oregon has to offer. In his free time, he enjoys hiking, biking, and spending time with his family. While Todd is proud of all three of his children, he is inspired by his oldest daughter who is currently working on her Ph.D. Todd is known for his quick-witted humor and for finding the positive in everything!

Kelli Martin

Kelli Martin | Office Manager

Kelli serves as the office manager for Castile Kitchen & Bath. With 26 years of experience in her field, Kelli has a strong work ethic, is dependable, and accommodating. Demonstrating a humble attitude Kelli aims to constantly grow and improve her knowledge of the company. The best part of her job is making a difference for those she works with. As a team player, Kelli strives to support the Castile Kitchen & Bath staff in a way that helps others be successful in all their projects.  

Kelli is native to Eugene and has settled here with her two daughters. Being a mother has been Kellis greatest accomplishment. During her free time Kelli loves to explore the beauty of Oregon by hiking, kayaking, camping, and catching a sunset at the beach. She also loves to play sports, host family and friends, cook, wood work, and check out garage sales. Although she isnt the best at playing billiards, she prides herself on her ability to consistently win ping pong matches 

Terrie Wilson

Terrie Wilson | Bookkeeper

Terrie serves as Castile Kitchen & Bath’s bookkeeper. With over 20 years of financial and customer service experience in the remodeling industry, Terrie brings decades of knowledge to her profession. With a lifetime love of numbers, Terrie returned to school in the early 2000s to pursue a degree in accounting. Terrie brings a deep and thorough knowledge of accounting and financial principles to work with her each day and is quick to learn and take on new systems and skills. She is known for her hard work, attention to detail, loyalty, and big heart making her an asset at Castile and within the industry. Besides graduating from college, her long successful career in the construction industry is one of her greatest achievements.

Terrie was born and raised in Springfield, Oregon, but now resides in Veneta, Oregon. She and her husband own a large piece of land where she enjoys gardening and tending to her goats and chickens. Outside of work she enjoys curling up with her dog to read a good book, knitting, or taking trips to the coast!

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