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ARCHITECTURE • CONSTRUCTION • MANAGEMENT
ARCHITECTURE CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT
The Akeena Group is a collaborative design-build company dedicated to delivering holistic and sustainable building solutions. Based in beautiful Downtown Ventura, we are a woman owned, EDWOSB and 8(a) certified company, licensed as both an Architect and General Contractor in the State of California. Our company was created as a unique model in the design and construction field offering a full-service approach & simplifying the process of design and development for a harmonious manifestation of your project. We provide services that range from consultation & initial project design through completion of construction for governmental, commercial, and residential clients.
Every project has its
And we are here for all of it.
Laura Kay Dunbar
Principal and Owner
Laura is the founder of The Akeena Group and is licensed as both an Architect and General Contractor. She hallmarks the collaborative approach from the beginning of the design through the relentless coordination of construction.
Chelsea works hard to take care of the business and to deliver an effortless experience for our clients. She ensures all our employees and contractors are taken care of and is the go-to person for all office operations.
Assistant Office Manager
Aimee helps us bring our visions to life by staying on top of tasks that include dealing with lots of paperwork, organizing the office and developing client appreciation, such as sending out thank you cards and client gifts.
Assistant Project Manager
Hannah’s involvement in local start-up operations has enhanced her project management skills. Before deciding to head back to school for design with an emphasis on sustainability, she was a head chef in the restaurant industry.
Shanti’s favorite place in her hometown of Ventura is anywhere she gets a little lovin’. You can see her walking through Downtown with one of her crew! Feel free to say hi if you see us,
Shanti is very friendly!
Architectural Designer & Sustainability Specialist
Surabhi is a licensed Architect in India, currently working towards her California State Architecture license. With a bachelor’s in Architecture and a Master’s in Sustainable design, her expertise is in high efficiency and low carbon building designs.
The Akeena Group is a company that embraces diversity in race, age, gender and thought. We strongly encourage community involvement and personal growth. By embracing innovation, systems, and professional development in design and construction, we all benefit as a team, as a company and as a community.