Our Team


Sean Kelly, Owner

Sean Kelly is the owner/operator of Lamperti Contracting & Design. He began his construction career in 1987 and earned his California State Contractors License in 1990. Soon after receiving his License, Sean established Elite Builders Contracting Services in Marin County and maintained a very successful business for more than 15 years.

In 2005, Sean had the opportunity to purchase and become an owner of Lamperti Kitchens, now Lamperti Contracting & Design. Sean upholds his great pride of ownership in Lamperti and continues to build projects of the highest quality with professionalism and integrity. Sean is actively involved in every aspect of the business, from consultation to construction completion. In his spare time, Sean enjoys wine making, golfing, scuba diving and abalone diving. He also takes great pride in the upgrades he makes to his own home.

Above all, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two children.


Gordon Drake, Project Manager/Estimator

Gordon has been a General Contractor for over twenty years, successfully maintaining long-term relationships with his clients, based on a foundation of reliable and trustworthy service. He has overseen projects both large and small; from decks to remodels to custom homes.

Gordon manages pre-construction and estimating responsibilities for Lamperti’s projects. He works closely with our design and construction teams to ensure that the design, specifications, budget and schedule all combine to meet our client’s expectations. Gordon’s job is to ensure that your project is completed successfully, so expect to see him during the entirety of your project.

Now with two kids in college, Gordon spends his free time volunteering at maritime organizations, backpacking & hiking, and mountain biking.


Jane Ariyoshi, Designer

After 15 years of managing marketing programs for several large Bay Area companies, Jane transitioned her career and started designing for Lamperti in 2006. From design development to specifying materials, she brings her passion for design and creativity to every project and successfully helps her clients bring together the myriad components of their remodeling projects. Also, as an accomplished home chef and fervent lover of food, Jane is able to utilize her kitchen experience to help clients plan and design efficient, functional and wonderful kitchens.

Jane’s background in the corporate world has provided her with the professionalism, attention to detail, excellent communication and follow-up that are the basis for any good working relationship.


Lee Ottenbreit, Certified Kitchen Designer

A Certified Kitchen Designer with a formal education in architecture, Lee has been working in residential design (specializing in kitchens and bathrooms) and remodeling for more than 25 years. She enjoys working closely with clients to help them bring their dreams and ideas to life.

Lee believes good communication and responsive attention to client needs are essential for any successful project. She offers expert guidance that helps her clients develop designs that reflect their desires and personal tastes while respecting the architecture of their homes.