Serving the Tulare County and Kings County Construction Industry since 1948

The Tulare-Kings Counties Builders’ Exchange (TKCBE) has been serving and empowering construction industry businesses and professionals for nearly 70 years. We are dedicated to providing our membership with valuable industry-specific training, information, and resources that will maximize efficiency and help their business grow. Industry-insider updates, member-only access to premier project research and bidding tools, and exceptional customer service are just a few of the many benefits available to members, contractors, vendors and community.

Quick Contact Information:

Teresa Lewis, Executive Director: EMAIL
Bernice Ruiz, Administrative Assistant: EMAIL

General Office
Tel: (559) 732-4568


Our Promise To You

TKCBE has long been the guiding force for the construction industry in the Central Valley. Since 1948, the TKCBE logo has symbolized the high professional standards set forth by our members.

Many of our members are second and third generation Tulare and Kings County families who have a special pride in their community and have worked hard to help build public works, residential neighborhoods and commercial zones.

TKCBE devotes much of our time and energy to ensuring that the public is aware of the benefits of dealing with companies that belong to our organization. To further facilitate our good practices policy, we offer referrals to contractors, subcontractors and materials providers for individuals or companies in need of services.

Our Mission

TKCBE is committed to promoting laws and regulations that benefit the construction trade, as well as fostering and maintaining high standards of quality and ethics for the industry. We are dedicated to increasing the public awareness of the value provided by the construction industry, and seek to maintain communications with our members for the purpose of continually providing up-to-date information and programs that will serve to enhance their performance.


Established in 1948, the Tulare & Kings Counties Builders Exchange (TKCBE) has grown from humble beginnings to becoming a viable force in the construction industry within the surrounding communities our members help build. Today, TKCBE has more than 300 members who represent every facet of construction-related services. We serve our members by providing them with referrals from individuals and businesses seeking quality construction-related services. Our extensive range of services enable members to not only keep pace with the competition, but to also develop professional relationships that improve their capabilities and long-term success.

Becoming A Member

Interested in becoming a member of the TKCBE? Our members enjoy a wide variety of industry-related resources and services that help their businesses grow. Click the button below to fill out or download an application, or contact our offices to speak to one of our representatives. We can’t wait to welcome you!


2017 Board Of Directors


President:  James Fisher, United Rentals

Vice President:  Robert Lassotovitch, Valley Cleaning and Restoration

Treasurer:  Don Celillo, Don Celillo Electric

Board of Directors


Isaac Obel-Jorgensen, A-C Electric Company
Jim Cooper, Rainscape
Nick Seals, Seals Construction
Mike Martinho, Visalia Ceramic Tile
Todd Housley, Housley Demolition Company, Inc.
Dennis Hutsell, DKJ Architects
Joe Mackey, Forcum/Mackey Construction
Stan Canby Jr., Teter A.E.
Jimmy Todd, Todd Companies
Jeff Theis, The Glass Shop
Martino Starace, Starace Mechanical

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