TEAM

THE BRIDGE CITY TEAM

Team is at the core of everything we do. Driven by innovative ideas and decades of industry experience, our team collaborates to deliver custom solutions to every project.

KURT BORTMESS,
GENERAL SUPERINTENDANT

Kurt joined the Bridge City team with 26 years of experience building houses, additions, and other remodeling spaces. As General Superintendent, Kurt gives a project overview to the construction team and helps get them started onsite. This includes overseeing demolition, installation, framing, and structural work. While onsite, Kurt also answers technical questions about the process to clients and ensures the team has everything they need to get the job done.

Kurt enjoys addressing challenges in the project and getting to see its progression from start to finish. His favorite aspect of being a part of Bridge City is interacting with clients and getting to work in a personable, friendly environment.

RENEÉ BURCH,
HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST

Reneé Burch joined the Bridge City team shortly after earning her Master’s Degree in Human Resources and Employee Relations in May of 2021. As Bridge City’s Human Resources Generalist, Reneé’s work consists of managing payroll, recruitment, onboarding, employee benefits, attendance tracking, and event planning.

She enjoys working at a smaller organization because it allows her to be more personable with members of the team and better assist their needs. Reneé is proud to be an advocate and resource for individuals who need help or are seeking opportunities to advance their career.

NIC HAWKEN,
ARCHITECT

Nic began working with Bridge City as an opportunity to design and build on a larger scale and be involved in development projects. His 25 years of experience as a professional architect includes a variety of building types and an emphasis on sustainable design with involvement in LEED affiliated projects. Nic achieves thorough and complete design and construction documentation for residential, commercial, and cultural projects through his knowledge and sense of construction details and innovative building methods.

In addition to serving as Architect of Bridge City, Nic owns and operates his own company, Nicolas Hawken Architecture.

KEVIN LEECH,
VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS

Kevin has worked with Bridge City since the company’s formative years, beginning in 2010. Having joined the Carpenters Union immediately following high school, Kevin’s trade experience spans 22 years, including owning and operating his own residential remodeling business prior to joining the Bridge City team.

As Vice President of Operations, Kevin oversees key day-to-day functions of the company, including meeting with clients, scheduling and coordinating with the teams for each project, coordinating between each division of the company and outside vendors, and developing project estimations. One of Kevin’s favorite aspects of Bridge City is working with professionals who are highly accomplished in their trade, learning from one another, and being able to work together to produce high quality projects.

ANGEL LEHRIAN,
PRESIDENT

Angel has been a part of Bridge City’s leadership team since its inception in 2018. She has over 20 years of experience in senior management roles across multiple industries, 10 of which she served as Director of Operations for a corporate multi-chain weight loss company.


As President of Bridge City, Angel oversees company operations, develops strategic growth initiatives and effective procedures, and ensures both project and employee success. A key focus within her role is facilitating professional development and career growth by helping supervisors feel confident as leaders and mentors, and by working directly with each team member on career goals. Angel commends Bridge City as being made up of “good people who do good work” and is proud to be a part of the team.

CHRISTY PROVIDENT,
INTERIOR DESIGNER

Christy joined the Bridge City team with 13 years of design experience in residential and commercial projects. She enjoys collaborating with professionals on the team to complete projects, including the planning and execution of design.

As Bridge City’s Interior Designer, Christy comes up with creative solutions for spaces to work and look better. Her designs are driven by client needs and preferences with the goal of ensuring any changes made by Bridge City appear natural and well-suited to the space they are in.

While serving as Bridge City’s Interior Designer, Christy maintains her own interior design business, Grace James Interiors, LLC.

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