About Us

A woman-owned and veteran-founded 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.

Our Team

Christy Selvig

Christy Selvig

President, Co-Owner

Christy holds a Commercial General Contractors license and has over 20 years in the construction industry. With a Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design from the Art Institute of Colorado, she has a wealth of industry knowledge in construction management, interior design, and business development.

Previously, Christy served as the Director of New Home Center and Production for a local production home builder for 6-years. She also worked for Focus on the Family and an architecture firm handling medical design & planning during her career.

Christy is a Colorado native who is married to her high school sweetheart for over 23 years, they have four children (3-boys and 1-girl), and live in Colorado Springs. She is an avid athlete and enjoys Olympic weightlifting, hiking, cooking, and reading in her spare time.

Travis Olmstead

Travis Olmstead

Vice President, Co-Owner

Travis is the Vice President 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.

Steve White

Steve White

Founder, Co-Owner

Steve is the founder & co-owner of Tall Pines Builders. He has held an A-1 general contractor license since 1972 and has worked in the construction industry since 1968. He is a United States Air Force Vietnam Veteran and went on to a successful career as a United Airlines Captain.

Upon his airline 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 48 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 and loves to ride his Harley and take Barb and Heidi camping.

Ryan Booth

Ryan Booth

Superintendent

Ryan joined the Tall Pines Builders team in 2019 with a background in flooring sales and a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Youngstown State University. Originally from Ohio, Ryan moved to Colorado after graduating college in 2018. He oversees the sales and estimating department and also acts as a Project Manager as needed.

Competing for the Track & Field program at YSU, Ryan continues participation in athletic hobbies. In addition to strength training and competitions, he enjoys playing guitar and all things music. Ryan is often the first to show up and the last to leave, giving countless hours on his weekends to ensure the job is completed with excellence.

Brandi Lynn

Brandi Lynn

Office Manager / Executive Assistant

Brandi joined the Tall Pines team in June of 2020, she oversees the very busy Tall Pines Office and assists with customer and vendor communication. She is the voice of Tall Pines when the phone rings and does an amazing job keeping the whole team up and running. This team would not function without her organization and attention to detail!

Brandi takes great joy and delight in her 5-beautiful children and being outside in the Colorado sunshine. She has an affinity for coke and plain Mcdonald’s cheeseburgers! Her quiet efficiency and presence in the office make everyone smile.

Cody McGraw

Cody McGraw

Superintendent

Cody comes to Tall Pines Builders having completed apprenticeship hours in HVAC, electrical, framing, and drywall. He is looking forward to continuing his career in the construction/general contracting field.

Cody has a beautiful wife, daughter, and another on the way. In his spare time, he loves to play video games, his guitar, and spend time with his family. In his off-hours, he can be found enjoying Colorado outdoors, especially snowboarding in the winter.

Peter Selvig

Peter Selvig

Finance Manager

Chris Kaplan

Chris Kaplan

Project Coordinator

Johnny Dewysocki

Johnny Dewysocki

Assistant Superintendent

Adam Vieira

Adam Vieira

Construction Manager