A veteran-owned family business located in Colorado Springs, Colorado specializing in Commercial and Residential Construction.
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Quality Construction Since 1968
Tall Pines Builders is a veteran owned family business that is located in the beautiful city of Colorado Springs, CO. Specializing in commercial and residential construction projects of all types. Pride is taken in timely service, excellent work, and above all integrity. With over 50 years of construction experience, jobs are completed on time and on budget. Some recent projects include construction of an 8,000 s.f. steel warehouse, a commercial tenant finish of over 10,000 s.f. for a local home builder, and various residential remodels.
Owner & CEO
Steve White is the owner and CEO of Tall Pines Builders. He has held a general contractor license since 1972 and has worked in the construction industry since 1968. He is a United Stated Air Force Vietnam Veteran, and went on to a successful career as a United Airlines Captain. Upon retirement in 2014, Steve incorporated Tall Pines Builders and began building the business up to what it is today. During his tenure at United Airlines, Steve kept his licenses current and was active in the building industry on his off days from flying. Steve also served as a Deputy Federal Flight Deck Officer for the Department of Homeland Security.
Steve lives with his wife Barb in Monument, Colorado. They have shared 47 years together and have two daughters, two sons-in-law, 10-grandchildren and a German Shepherd dog they affectionately call Heidi. In his spare time Steve serves as an elder and director of security at his local church.
VP of ConstructionTravis Olmstead is the Vice President of Construction for Tall Pines Builders. Prior to his tenure at Tall Pines, Travis acted as Operations Manager for Home Depot in Monument for over 12 years overseeing operations, merchandising, and various crews. He also has a background in structured wiring and cabling. He worked in his family businesses during his growing up years forming an incredible work ethic and ability to take charge and get things accomplished. He is not satisfied until a project is completed to the highest standard.
Travis is an avid Broncos fan and is known to travel to wherever they are playing to catch a game. He is married to his beautiful wife, whom he met and dated for 2-weeks in the 6th grade and then reconnected with in college. They have six children (2-boys and 4-girls) and live in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Their children are very active in sports and Travis fills his spare time attending competitive football and soccer games and spending time with friends and family.
VP of Business DevelopmentChristy Selvig currently serves as the Vice President of Business Development, with a Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design from the Art Institute of Colorado and over 20-years of experience she has a wealth of industry knowledge both in interior design and in office management. Before Tall Pines Builders, Christy served as the Director of New Home Center and Production for Oakwood Homes for 6-years. She has also worked for Focus on the Family and H+L Architecture during her career.
Christy is a Colorado native who has been married to her high school sweetheart for over 21 years and they have four children (3-boys and 1-girl), they live in Colorado Springs. She is an avid athlete and enjoys Olympic weightlifting, hiking, cooking, and reading in her spare time.
Thomas Farrell is the newest member of the Tall Pines team, currently serving as Construction Technician. He is a 20-year military veteran and commercial rated helicopter pilot. He has been building custom furniture and completing handyman projects for the past 20-years.
Tom and his beautiful wife live in Monument, Colorado and have three boys. They love the Colorado outdoors and doing things with their friends and family. Tom’s creativity and desire to learn and complete all aspects of any project makes him an incredible asset to the team!