Behind every OLO Builders franchise owner is a team of industry leaders propelling you to success. From world-class marketing to top drafters, to an executive team that has more than 150 collective years in the industry, the OLO National Team is 100% dedicated to your local home building business.
Meet the Leadership Team
Trent Cragun is the founder, CEO, and chairman of the board of OLO Builders and has held this role since its inception. He is also owner and pioneer of the first franchise located in Cache Valley, Utah. Prior to his role with OLO Builders, Trent has worked since 2009 in new residential home construction, as founder and President of Lifestyle Homes in Logan, Utah.
Beth Larchar is the President of Franchise Operations. Beth joined the previous Lifestyle Homes in 2018 and oversaw several multifamily and single-family land developments for Lifestyle Homes. With OLO Builders, she has been instrumental in implementing new home-building software for the company. She has also been the primary content designer for the franchise knowledge transfer process including training and one-on-one coaching for new employees. Additionally, she develops processes that are critical for new franchisees to be successful, and helps the company establish an impressive presence with vendors and clients in each franchise territory.
Todd Gamboa is the President of Homebuilding Operations. Todd joined the OLO Builders Leadership Team in 2021. He has been in homebuilding for over 35 years managing private and public companies. He has been responsible for the construction of thousands of homes and numerous communities. Todd is a nationally recognized building science and homebuilding expert, and public speaker. He has trained thousands of homebuilders, trade partners, code officials, appraisers, and Realtors® across the country. He is the recipient of several US government sustainability awards and inductee to the BuiltGreen Hall of Fame.
Natalie Nesbit is the Controller of OLO Builders and has held this role since inception. Previously she served as CFO for Lifestyle Homes, one of the leading homebuilders and development companies in Cache County, Utah; she has been in the building industry since 2007. She obtained a bachelor’s degree in Finance from Utah State University and a Certified Graduate Associate with NAHB.
Dwight Hansen is the President of Territory Expansion and joined the company in 2020. For more than two decades Dwight served as a leadership and organizational development consultant, and during that time he served as a practice leader overseeing consulting operations covering the Western U.S., Western Canada, and Australia. He has designed the franchisee onboarding process, the knowledge transfer framework, and a world-class application-based learning process for franchisee employees. Early in Dwight’s career he had ownership in two construction trade partner businesses.
OLO Builder’s Purpose
- We Provide a Complete Franchising System: Defined processes and procedures that we call The OLO Way™ enable a new home construction franchise to run efficiently and profitably. This proprietary manufacturing process ensures our brand standards, which exceed industry standards.
- We Develop Operators: Powerful leadership combined with technical expertise are vital for teams to deliver OLO’s Key Results and grow OLO’s brand. Operators focus teams on advocating for clients, delivering their homes on time and on budget, and with the quality and value they paid for.
- We Develop Territories: Franchise owners develop franchises by scaling them through 5 stages of business maturity. Each territory can achieve Top 3 Market Leader status, and each franchise owner can become an OLO Territory Developer.