Executive Team

Chris A. Hostert

Principal

Chris has over 38 years of experience in construction, construction management and real estate development. Working as a General Contractor and Project Manager with several Industrial Properties owners, he was responsible for all construction operations throughout Southern California. He has also served as Project Superintendent for Tesler Builders and has completed more than $65 million in construction and development projects. Chris has developed over 100 homes, apartments and completed numerous ground up projects, hotel Renovations, Remodels, and PIP’s. His knowledge and attention to detail has helped eliminate potential issues, saved clients’ time and saved substantial financial resources. As President and CEO of Parkwest, Chris coordinates project Architects, engineers, consultants, estimating, cost control and technical assurance. He is also responsible for overseeing & maintaining project management schedules, subcontractor activities, purchasing, coordinating project managers and maintaining job site relations.

Ed LaCivita

Principal

As one of the Owners of Parkwest, Ed daily responsibilities include Managing the day-to-day operations of the company, Project Management, Estimating, and Development. With over 30 years of experience in construction and the construction management field, he has managed and completed projects of all sizes from the very small to greater than $6 million. For the past 12 years, Ed’s focus has been in the Hospitality world, and he has renovated the Interior/Exterior of almost all Major branded & Boutique hotels. With a strong background in management, Ed understands the daily operations of hotels and the need to keep them in operation. He works with Hotel Management to keep guest and employee’s safe while a hotel is under renovation.

Craig Hostert

Director of Business Operations and COO

Craig has over 26 years of construction, construction management, real estate development, and real estate finance experience. He has served as a Regional Vice President of Construction with a national bank where he was responsible for the day to day operations of the Orange and San Diego County Regional Offices. He also served as Vice President of Operations and Acquisitions of HCD Development. He has completed more than $30 million in residential and commercial projects throughout Southern California and the renovation and disposition of over $150 million REO bank owned properties. His current responsibilities at Parkwest include the overall management and direction of corporate and administrative operations. Craig is also responsible for the corporate finances, contract administration and project accounting. Craig, is a graduate of California State University, Fullerton where he earned a dual degree in Real Estate Finance and Accounting.

Craig Sullivan

Executive Vice President Business Development

Sullivan joined Parkwest in 2013, transitioning from a very successful career spanning over 40 years in the commercial real estate industry and hospitality, having closed over $22 Billion in hospitality transactions over the nearly 25 years. As Executive Vice President of Business Development, Craig leverages his multitude of long-standing hotel industry relationships to head up the development and growth of the company. Previous positions held by Craig include Chief Development Officer at broughtonHOTELS, Vice President at Twenty Four Seven Hotels and Vice President at National Hospitality Group, which he pioneered through North American Title Company, directing the marketing of the real estate transaction products and services exclusively to the Lodging industry nationwide. Craig has Co-Chaired the Income Property Lending Conferences/Commercial Real Estate & Lending Conference in California, with three conferences annually in Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco. In 2017, Craig launched the California Lodging Investment Conference or [CLIC]. This California focused one-day hotel conference sold out its inaugural year. He also launched a radio show ”Check Out California” on the California Hotel, Tourism & Travel markets and what a vibrant part of the State’s economy they are. Craig’s tremendous success in building client trust and loyalty is a direct result of his “client first” philosophy. He is very well known and respected in the hotel industry and brings a tireless enthusiasm to his role. Craig thoroughly embodies Parkwest’s commitment to the highest standard of integrity, transparency and responsiveness.

Nancy Nguyen

Director of Operations

Nguyen is based at the corporate headquarters in Anaheim, CA, and is responsible for spearheading the company’s internet and social media growth strategy along with coordinating projects and executive administration. Nancy has teamed up with Parkwest to complete its dynamic executive team. With a Bachelor of Science from the University of California, Irvine, Nancy brings fresh new perspectives to the company and assists in business development, implementing new structures to the operations and contributing her strong work ethic and enthusiasm to help Parkwest grow as one of the West Coast’s top Construction Companies. Nancy has a background in sales and understands the importance of providing exceptional customer service and building long-lasting client relationships. She has also played a role in Parkwest’s community outreach and is committed to helping Parkwest further develop their relationship with the local community.

Frank Aguilar

Sr. Project Manager

Has over 35 years of construction experience and 20 years as a Licensed General Contractor, Frank brings much valued experience to the Parkwest Team for Pre Construction Estimating and Project Management. As an Estimator/Project Manager, he has the experience and knowledge of construction practices and methodologies to thoroughly understand the construction process and is able to capture the concept and context in the process of estimating and running a project(s). Frank’s background includes Shopping Center Development , Large and Small Commercial Buildings, Restaurant’s, Retail Site Improvements, Infrastructure, Retail Store Build Outs, Retail Tenant Improvements, Big Box Retail, Infrastructure, Multi-family and HOA projects. Frank has been directly involved in the Pre-Construction Estimating process where special care and experience is needed to complete Conceptual Cost Feasibility’s, Schematic Design Milestone Estimates and Final cost budgets for Construction Documents. Frank’s background also includes Construction Defect Litigation where his complete understanding and knowledge in the construction helps to mitigate project risk and liabilities.

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