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Construction expert Don Neff founded the company in 1993, based on his own innovative risk management strategies and previous experience as a homebuilder. LJP Construction Services has been at the forefront of the construction quality movement since that time, offering responsive, client-focused service on all our projects. Over the years we have expanded our offerings to include a comprehensive package of quality assurance and peer review services that cover all phases of the construction process – pre, during and post.  Additionally, our cutting edge CaptureQA® app allows clients 24-hour access to their project updates and reports.

Our team of industry professionals has extensive knowledge and experience in all types of buildings in both the residential and commercial markets across the United States. All of our projects are staffed with highly trained people experienced in similar product types. We hire talented people driven to do excellent work at LJP, and our products and services are designed to assist our clients in avoiding costly mistakes and construction defect litigation.

We are headquartered in Irvine, California with a second corporate office in Miami, Florida with supporting regional offices in the western and eastern US. We serve clients with projects located throughout the United States from Hawaii to Miami and Seattle to Boston. Our staff is dedicated to offering tailored third-party QA services, risk management strategies and training programs, as well as world class customer support to both the insurance and building construction industries. Our clients’ lead the industry in creating iconic buildings and communities, and at LJP, we help them succeed.

Proud member of the Building Industry Association of Southern California, Inc.

Meet Our Team

LJP’s is a team of seasoned developers, production builders, contractors, architects, and engineers who offer unique industry expertise and skill sets.

Don Neff, President

M-L McKinley
Senior Vice President

Mrs. McKinley implements national sales strategies, oversees all marketing efforts, and maintains business relationships.

Toni Fetchel
Senior Director of Internal Operations

Ms. Fetchel leads post-construction efforts: community maintenance reviews, video documentation, HOA turnover walk-throughs. management of corporate facilities /leased spaces

Fred Ransom
Regional Director (West)

Mr. Ransom has been responsible for Field Observation and Documentation of various single-family detached and multi-family attached projects.

Eric Turner
VP of Construction Operations

Mr. Turner provides leadership and management of during-construction quality assurance programs for clients’ projects across the US.

Debb Long
Senior Director of QA Education

Ms. Longs focus is to provide leadership, ongoing mentoring, procedural development programs, quality assurance training and mitigating risk for our nationwide clients.

John Mendez
Regional Director (East)

Mr. Mendez oversees procedures and sets objectives for the team, interacts with clients while managing labor, scheduling, and project management

Mary Tran
Vice President / Controller

Ms. Tran is responsible for managing the Accounting Department, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, budgeting, and tax compliance..

Osvaldo Joya
Director of Pre Construction Services

Mr. Joya is responsible for performing plan and specification reviews for commercial and non-commercial buildings. As a certified EIFS inspector, he performs city required special inspections.

Dawn Idstein
Director of Human Resources

Ms. Idstein oversees all aspects of the human resources operations including employee development and relations, as well as ensuring corporate compliance

Our Clients

Builders and Developers:

  • Production Home Builders
  • Residential/Commercial Developers
  • General Contractors

Architects and Engineers
Financial Institutions
Insurance Companies
Property Management Firms 

Specific client list groups are available upon request from our Corporate office.
Please email request

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