institutional experience
entrepreneurial spirit

The Pure Development team shares deep experience, assembling an impressive portfolio of clients. They also share a drive to explore new directions, discover new solutions and earn their own reputation for excellence and innovation.

Co-Founder
Chris Seger

“The positive energy generated by a well thought-out space is contagious.”

When Chris is not at Pure, he is exploring the world, experiencing outstanding places and bringing new ideas home with him.

Co-Founder
Drew Sanders

“I believe in timeless design, thoughtful planning, and innovation with an eye to what’s worked well in the past.” 

From boating in the summer to skiing in the winter, Drew loves to spend action-packed time with his wife and kids—and perfect his fly-fishing form.

Principal - Development
Tyler Morris

“Collaboration matters—it’s the only true way to create remarkable project experiences.”

While Tyler regularly tests the limits of his body and mind through physical training, nutrition, and meditation, he is also a self-confessed “coffee shop junkie.”

Principal - Development
Adam Seger

“Let’s generate positive economic, environmental, and social outcomes through creative development projects.”

Adam enjoys exploring through travel and being active out in nature.

Principal - Development
Brian Palmer

“Winners find a way, losers make excuses.”

Brian leads an active life with his wife and three children, and is always ready for a great architectural experience or challenging golf course.

Director Finance
David Dunbar

“You don’t know what you don’t know until you know it, so go out and learn something new every day.”

David can normally be found spending time outside with his family and friends—golfing, eating, or just hanging out near the water.

Marketing Director
Andrea Castaneda

“The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” 

Andrea is a committed workout fan, and is always on the lookout for cute brunch places and  new travel destinations to experience with her faithful dog-child Bentley.

General Counsel
Elizabeth Brier

“Pursue knowledge. Be flexible. Stay passionate.”

Whenever she can, Elizabeth travels in search of new sights and experiences with her husband Mitch and sons Mac and Henry.

Senior Accountant
Erin Hibler

“Make sure your worst enemy doesn’t live between your ears. Self-doubt kills dreams. You are more capable than you think”
– Kris Bryant

When she’s not exploring the great outdoors with her husband and family, Erin is busy crafting custom swag, including t-shirts, cups and other team items.

Counsel
Sebastian Spears

“To try and bring some sense and understanding to a chaotic world.”

Sebastian’s love of adventures with his daughter and running are only equalled by a passion for music, concerts and the Liverpool FC.

Development Manager
Christopher Brick

“The work we do today determines the results we see tomorrow.”

Chris is a master at staying active, and enjoys a long “to do” list, including hiking, traveling, skiing and woodworking.

Senior Development Manager
Jon Carpenter

“Never lose sight of the human side of the project.”

Jon is a man of action, tackling projects around the house and keeping up with his two daughters.

Senior Development Manager
Justin Lawhorn

“Take pride in everything you do – details make the difference.”

Justin and his family love the great outdoors, especially the water. He is equally passionate about coaching his future allstars in youth sports.

Development Manager
Stephen Oesterreich

“Nothing compares to the thrill of creating.”

When he’s not on the job, Stephen can be found  adventuring in nature, coaching youth sports, or traveling with his family.

Development Manager
Jody Sharp

“Work hard at everything—strive to do better.”

Jody, his wife Taryn, and their four boys are always on the move, riding everything from ATVs to horses, or competing at the local ball fields. 

 

Development Manager
Brian Tominov

“Opportunity lives outside of your comfort zone.”

As an avid runner and endurance athlete, Brian has more than enough energy to enjoy time outdoors with his wife and two sons.

Senior Development Manager
Michael Watts

“Completed projects demonstrate what we know  – future projects decide what we will learn.”

Michael lives life in the fast lane – literally. You can regularly find him at the race track in the stands or behind the wheel.

Director Operations
Manuel Jiménez

“New challenges keep things interesting.” 

Manuel is always on the run – literally. He is an enthusiastic marathon runner and loves to travel the world to discover new places, cultures and food.

Development Associate
Kyle Miller

“Always be learning (ABL), if you’re smarter than you were yesterday, you’re moving in the right direction.”

While Kyle enjoys boating and snowboarding, he is equally passionate about sharing the adventures of parenting, as well as a love for food, fitness and beverages with his wife.

Administrative/Marketing Assistant
Kendra Brooks

“Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.” – Aristotle

Kendra is a true globetrotter and is always looking for new places to explore. When she is home she quenches her thirst for adventure with her two dogs.

Managing Partner - Capital Markets
Javier Monroy

“Create spaces that people enjoy.” 

On most weekends, Javier can be found swimming, playing and relaxing with his family. He also finds time for tennis, soccer and skiing.

Managing Partner - Placemaking
Jose Carredano

“This is not a job – we are the music makers and the dreamers of dreams.”

When Jose isn’t creating spaces, he is sharing “life’s one big adventure” with family and friends.

Managing Partner - Placemaking
Pepe Carredano

“A concept should generate the greatest well-being for the person and the community.”

Pepe is a people person. His priority is his family. He also commits time regularly to work in different foundations. He enjoys reading, traveling and looking for new ideas.