A Little Bit About Us
When it comes to your home improvement projects our craftsmen have the expertise to get the job done and done right. Each one of our craftsmen has years of experience and have all gone through a thorough background check. Handyman Connection of Mountain View's team of professionals is passionate about taking your home improvement dreams and making them a reality.
Alisha Fussell lived in San Jose area her whole life. She attended Oak Grove High School and DeAnza College. Her parents live in the area as well. Alisha likes living in the city but being a short drive away from the country, mountains, and the beach.
Alisha got into trades by doing a lot of DIY projects and made it her career when she started working for a handyman company run by her friend. She started working on flooring and painting projects and diversified into other trades.
The most Alisha likes about her work is the finished product and the look on the customers face when they love it. In her work, Alisha is proud how well she can install flooring and make hard cuts underneath door jambs and quickly cutting a perfect line for paining in pretty much any texture.
Outside work, Alisha likes motorcycle riding, dancing, water sports, and playing with her three kitties. Also Alisha enjoys a wide variety of music and used to give piano lessons.
Daniel Biondi grew up in Sunnyvale, CA. His immediate family still lives in the area. Daniel attended school and made his own family here. He is a true South Bay Area citizen.
Daniel has always been good at fixing things which led him to becoming a handyman. He likes helping people and solving problems. He has done bathroom remodels, furniture building, light plumbing and electrical jobs, painting, and many other jobs. Also Daniel is excellent at automotive repair and, in general, mechanically inclined.
Daniel wants people to know that he is always there to help.
Daniel is most proud of the furniture he made which brings joy to his family.
In his free time, Daniel keep busy with golfing, wood working, and building model planes and trains.
Edgardo "Eddie" Baron
Edgardo, a.k.a. Eddie, Baron moved to the Bay Area from Southern California in 2016. He lives here with his wife and 2 of his 6 children.
Eddie started in the trades at the age 16 helping his father to build the 9-bedroom family house. He got exposure to all trades from foundation to concrete to carpentry to plumbing and electrical to finishing. He loved helping creating a house and continued with the trades. Eddie is proud of his craftsmanship and ability to understand what customers like and want.
Eddie is humble, quick learner, and follows the lessons of life taught by his father.
For relaxation, Eddie enjoys playing musical instruments, singing, and engaging in athletics.
Enes Vukovic learned his trades in Europe. He worked in Bosnia, Croatia, Italy, Serbia, and several other countries. Enes came to the United Stated in 2012 and continued in construction trade.
Enes likes the abundance of jobs in the area and proximity to rivers, lakes, and ocean where he can fish at his leisure time. He also likes playing soccer and meeting new people.
Enes started in the trades as an apprentice laying bricks and later learned other construction trades, such as carpentry, light plumbing, light electrical, flooring, tiling, trim, painting, and many others. He is very proud of the quality of his works and enjoys the look on customers’ faces when he is done with a project.
Jim was born and raised in San Jose, California. He likes weather, people, low crime rate, and the vibrant economy. Jim is a painter by trade but learned and became an expert in drywalling, finish carpentry, and trims and moldings. He became interested in the trade in early age having a knack to solve problems with broken things. He is mostly proud of his spraying ability and handy skills but loves customers seeing his attention to details resulting in exceptional finished work product.
When not working, Jim loves listening to music and playing bass guitar. He is a part-time bass guitar player for a couple of local bands.
J. Mario Martinez
Jose Mario Martinez, who goes by Mario, has started his trades career in 1984. He always liked construction and went to San Jose City College to learn about construction technology and get his contractor’s license which he received in 1989. Mario has done all trades himself and ran a successful construction business until he decided to retire from business and join Handyman Connection of Mountain View.
In addition to knowing all construction trades, Mario is a skillful and accomplished cabinet makers.
Mario is dedicated, reliable, and is proud of the fruits of his work. He strives to deliver great value to the customer.
Outside work, Mario is engaged in reading and writing historical and humanity analysis. He also produced documentary films and worked as a cameraman, reported, and anchorman at San Francisco Channel 14 TV Station.
Nathan (Nate) Hatch moved to California from Arizona to a better weather and to pursue opportunity to hone his craftsman skills.
Nathan got interested in the trades after leaving college and started working for PeopleReady and in electrical maintenance where he excelled in conduit bending and other electrical skills. Nate wanted to learn more and, enjoying working with his hands, learned various handyman skills.
Nate is proud of his positive attitude toward life and people, detailed work, and being very friendly. When not working, Nate likes spending his energy on a basketball court and practicing Tae Kwon Do martial arts.
Patrick Riesch is a native Californian who lived all over the state from Anaheim to Palo Alto. He spent a few years in Kentucky and Oregon but has come back to the area.
Patrick got into the trades in 1976, right out of high school. He received his California General Building Contractor license in 1987 and run a successful construction company before moving out of state where he continued with the trades. Patrick has done everything from foundation to finish in both residential and commercial buildings.
Patrick is very proud of doing his jobs with utmost honesty and quality. He always looks forward to making his customers happy and making a house into a home.
Outside work, Patrick enjoys spending time with his large family. He has 7 children, 4 boys and 3 girls. He likes outdoors activities like hiking and camping.
Roger Croney moved to the Bay Area from Kentucky in 2012. He likes weather in the area and all activities it allows him to pursue.
Roger started learning trades at a young age, laying bricks with his dad. Since then Roger has acquired many skills from carpentry to electrical. He likes setting work pace to complete the job quickly and with excellent quality. He is proud to show his craftsmanship to the customers.
Outside work, Roger is a numesmatist and has collected a number of antique coins.
Ronnie Cruz was born and raised in the Bay Area. He became interested in handyman trade because from early age he liked building, fixing, and learning things. The trade allowed him to use both his hands and his brain.
Ronnie started his career in the trades as a maintenance technician for a hotel. While continuing to hone his skills in commercial maintenance, Ronnie started a small business helping homeowners to repair there properties.
Ronnie takes pride in completing his jobs on time with great quality and seeing a smile on customer’s face after he is done.
Outside of work, Ronnie likes spending time with his kids, coach a Little League team, and playing with his Chocolate Labrador.
Thomas Boyd started working in the construction and maintenance trades full time in 2007. While in high school, Thomas worked as a helper with construction crews. He liked working with his hands and solve problems which led him to the selection of career.
Prior to joining Handyman Connection, Thomas work with other contractors and as a maintenance engineers for hotels.
When not working as a trades craftsman, Thomas designs graphics for and prints it on T-shirts, plays bass in a worship team, and does aerial photography using drones.
Thomas lives in San Jose with his wife, 2 children, and adopted chihuahua.
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