Meet Our Team

Kevin Ross

Kevin Ross

Project Accountant

Kevin Ross graduated from Cornish College of the Arts with a Bachelor of Arts degree. At KZ Companies, Kevin supports all aspects of construction management, planning, budgeting, accounting, property management and office administration at the San Diego office. Prior to working with KZ Companies, Kevin worked for a construction contractor.

Terry Blaire

Terry Blaire

Vice President - Operations

Terry worked for Miller Construction Management for 20 years prior to the merger that would become KZ Miller Construction. Since day one, Terry has been part of the KZM team and has used his expertise and experience to further the success of KZM and its clients. Terry has a background of 30 years in the commercial construction industry with his experience owning companies in California and Nevada.

Leah Petzen

Leah Petzen

Project Coordinator

Leah comes to KZ with nearly 10 years of experience in commercial and retail construction having previously worked for companies such as Eleven Western Builders, Inc. and Sunseri Construction, Inc. in positions such as Executive Assistant, Estimating Assistant and Project Administrator. At KZM, Leah assists project managers with project estimating, subcontracts, and project bidding.

Alex Mount

Alex Mount

Assistant Project Coordinator - Special Projects

Alex coordinated projects in the music and tech industries before entering the real estate field. After obtaining his real estate license, he proved himself as an asset to his team by driving residential property sales from inception to close. He later managed commercial transactions while specializing in marketing and research. Alex handles a wide variety of special projects including marketing and IT infrastructure for KZ Companies.

Julie Laszlo

Julie Laszlo

Controller

Julie’s primary responsibilities include handling all operational accounting transactions and financial coordination of the CVS Pharmacy account. She also manages the financial activities of the general partners & the property management accounts.

Nikki Sequeira

Nikki Sequeira

Project Accountant

Nikki earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting from Cal State L.A. in 2014. Before beginning at KZ Miller, Nikki worked on multi-million dollar projects in the construction field at various construction companies as a project accountant. At KZM, Nikki handles accounts payable & receivable as well as assisting in other aspects of financial management.

Emma Villaroman

Emma Villaroman

Staff Accountant

Emma has a bachelor’s degree in economics from Cal State Long Beach. Prior to joining KZ Miller, Emma worked in project management and now uses her economic and management background at KZ Miller as a staff accountant. Emma assists in all aspects of daily financial operations.

Project Managers

Martin Kolkey

Martin Kolkey

Assistant Project Manager

Martin Kolkey is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles with a BA in Psychology and Business. Martin is a third generation builder with over 35 years of experience building residential and commercial developments in California. Martin is now an Assistant Project Manager for KZ Miller specializing in management of all phases of construction projects.

Ryan Foster

Ryan Foster

Assistant Project Manager

Ryan received his MA degree in Organizational Leadership from Chapman University. Before coming to KZ, Ryan opened, grew, and sold a small business over a span of seven years. Ryan currently works on project planning from infancy through completion, including scheduling, budget control, and interdepartmental communication on a daily basis to ensure projects run as smooth as possible.

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