introducing Our Outstanding Lindal Staff

The Lindal staff are a distinguished team of dedicated home building specialists. All Lindal staff share a passion for quality, design, and outstanding customer service. This ethos is reflected in the beauty, stability and endurance of every Lindal home.

  Sir Walter Lindal (1919-2011)

Sir Walter Lindal (1919-2011) Founder, Lindal Cedar Homes

In 1945, Sir Walter founded the company, which is still family owned today. Sir Walter was a pioneer in the business of creating prefabricated homes. He drew inspiration from his experience working in his uncle’s lumber mill. Sir Walter’s emphasis on quality, reliability, customer service and innovation continue as cornerstones of the Lindal philosophy today.

  Bob Lindal

Bob Lindal Chairman of the Board

The son of founder Sir Walter Lindal, Bob is a Professional Engineer and has spent most of his career in the family business. He ran a Lindal dealership in Hawaii for a number of years with his brother Doug, managed Lindal’s factories in Canada, and then returned to Seattle to take the reins of the company from his father. Bob is passionate about the Lindal homeowners and dealers.

A boating enthusiast, Bob is a regular participant in Predicted Log Racing competitions and a member of Seattle’s Queen City Yacht Club.

  Christina Lindal

Christina Lindal President

A third-generation Lindal, Christina has been involved in the family business for most of her life.

She is excited to bring Lindal into a new era of homebuilding, while remaining true to the values that have sustained the company for over 70 years. Continuing a 25-year Lindal tradition, Christina ensures that for every Lindal home built, 25 trees are planted through Lindal’s partnership with American Forests’ Global ReLeaf program.

Christina holds a degree in molecular biology from Scripps College.

Her hobbies include rooting for Seattle sports teams and agility training with her dog Boomer.

  Todd Callender

Todd Callender National Sales Manager

Todd is Lindal’s sales manager and is also responsible for the recruitment and retention of Lindal’s domestic and international network of independent Lindal distributors. He has traveled the world for Lindal and established long-standing relationships with dealers in Japan, Russia, Scandinavia, England, New Zealand, and elsewhere.

Todd also plays drums for a local jazz band.

  Bret Knutson

Bret Knutson Vice President, Systems and Development

Bret has been with Lindal since 1993 and now oversees the drafters, pricers, operations and shipping for the company.

Together, Bret and former drafter Scott Biles were responsible for coming up with the Elements design system for Lindal’s modern home lines – expanding on the idea of the modern A-frame with a fresh new take.

Bret enjoys working with customers and dealers to take their ideas and make them work within the Elements system. By adhering to the design principles of the flexible and reliable Elements system, every new Lindal homeowner walks away with a Lifetime Structural Warranty on their home. Bret draws on his years as a full-time drafter, combined with an education in building science and three years of architecture school at the University of Hawaii. He has also been known to don his IT manager hat when needed.

  Dave Nixon

Dave Nixon Vice President, Purchasing

Dave Nixon is in charge of Lindal’s manufacturing plant, located in Burlington, Washington. He oversees the staff at the plant and ensures the timely shipment and delivery of expertly packaged, high-quality pre-cut home building materials to Lindal customers worldwide.

In his free time, Dave enjoys spending time with his wife and twin boys, restoring old Porsches, and creating custom acoustic guitars.


  Jos Kannin

Jos Kannin Director of Marketing

Jos is director of digital marketing and content creation efforts for the Lindal website and social media channels. She manages Lindal’s national and regional print and digital advertising campaigns, dealer collateral production, and professional photography.

With a background in journalism and public relations, Jos enjoys interviewing clients, dealers, staff, architects and vendors to tell the Lindal story from multiple perspectives.

  Aris Georges

Aris Georges Architectural Design Professional

Aris George, principal of OM Studio, creates custom Lindal designs by working directly with clients and their Lindal representatives. Aris brings his passion for Wright’s principles and for the Lindal Elements system to life with a masterful use of 3D graphics throughout the design process.
Aris, a native of Greece, is a graduate of the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture and taught aspiring architects at the School for nearly 30 years. An advocate of the benefits of system-based design, he led the school’s collaboration with Lindal in the creation of the Architects Collaborative and Imagine Series.

  Sara Moetamedi

Sara Moetamedi Studio Manager

Sara is responsible for managing the personnel and processes within Operations that support the production of construction documents.

  Jeff Cummings

Jeff Cummings Planning Manager

Jeff keeps everything running smoothly by overseeing Lindal’s pricing, listing, customer service & IT departments.

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