Rapid Fire Questions

  • Packers or Vikings?
  • #gopackgo
  • Favorite winter time hobby?
  • Ice fishing and making chili
  • Favorite TV show?
  • Game of Thrones
  • Badgers or Gophers?
  • Have to say Gophers because I’m an alumni, but there is a little Badger in all of us!
  • Do you play a musical instrument?
  • Piano and guitar, but not very well

To make the best it takes the best and we have the best employees working for us!  Just in case you haven’t had the opportunity to meet the team members here at Derrick, we want to give you that opportunity!

Meet Lena Turco, one of our Project Coordinators for Derrick Custom Homes.  Lena recently joined the team and has become an invaluable asset!

  • How did you first get involved in the Derrick Custom Homes?
  • “I reached out to Ron via the website to see if the residential team had a need for someone with my qualifications.  I was looking for a job closer to home that satisfied my design interests and allowed me to utilize my architecture education.”
  • What was your first memory of Derrick Custom Homes?
  • sitting on the couch in the front waiting for my interview.  It was 5pm and people were shuffling out as Ron came to greet me.  He said to the group leaving ‘Wow, it must be 5pm!’.”
  • What has surprised you most about working with Derrick Custom Homes?
  • The amount of building the company has done in the area and the connections to local businesses and families.  It seems like the entire New Richmond area is Derrick Built!.”
  • What do you wish others knew about Derrick?
  • The level of commitment to the community and quality of building that the company represents.”
  • What is your “claim to fame” while working at Derrick?
  • “Software Skills”
  • If you could change one thing about Derrick Companies what would it be?
  • “I wish each employee got to design and build their own Derrick Dream Home!”
  • What might someone be surprised to know about you?
  • I like to hunt and fish!”
  • If you weren’t working for Derrick what would you be doing instead?
  • I would start my own graphic design business.”