Our Team

Robert Jensen, Principal

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With over 32+ years in the industry, Robert Jensen has experienced the full realm of construction. Robert began his career in the construction industry as a laborer on a concrete crew and framing homes before moving on as a heavy equipment operator for a underground telecommunications contractor. He was also the owner of a small general contacting company specializing in custom woodworking and retail construction. Following that chapter, he worked several years for a full service, commercial general contractor, managing public and private projects from $30,000-$140 Million.

With the combined experience of craftworker, foreman, superintendent, estimator and project manager, Robert Jensen founded Pacific Northwest Consulting LLC. This experience translates to a construction manager with a clear understanding of the means and methods of construction, and a deeper appreciation for the challenges and opportunities inherent in any project.

Robert’s ability to coordinate all project team members and stakeholders brings about a cohesive team moving forward in the right direction. He facilitates the process to achieve project objectives while respecting the team dynamics.


Aaron Hakala, Project Manager

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Aaron began working for his father who was a residential general contractor in 1983 while still in high School. “I learned to do it all” From framing, finish carpentry, drywall, plumbing, and even minor electrical. Even after earning a degree in Sports and Recreation Management, the idea of working with his hands had not left. He worked at a furniture factory making furniture, then as a cabinetmaker for 3 years. Aaron started working as a carpenter in 1991 helping to install the first wave of ATM machines at many banks around Oregon.

With a solid foundation of carpentry, Aaron started working for a commercial general contactor.  His experience and hard work led to a quick rise within the company, from Journeyman Carpenter to Foreman, to Superintendent, and then to Project Manager/Estimator. Aaron’s skills as a Project Manager/Estimator helped keep the company working through a tough economy.

Aaron joined Pacific Northwest Consulting LLC in January 2012. His 7 years of experience as a project manager/estimator is a valued asset to Pacific Northwest Consulting LLC.


Tracy Powell, Accountant/Office Manager

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Tracy Powell attended Western Business College for her accounting diploma and University of Phoenix for her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree. She began her career as a Accounts Receivable Clerk and quickly progressed in responsibility to Payroll Specialist then onto Controller. She has demonstrated complete confidence in all endeavors she has pursued and is competent at what she does and specializes in streamlining processes and procedures.

She is a quick and proactive thinker who is able to avoid problems before they arise. Because of this she has attained a vast and varied accounting experience in the construction industry and proven to be a valuable asset to any construction team.

Lindsay Jensen, Assistant Project Manager


Lindsay joined Pacific Northwest Consulting in June of 2014. Her roll at PNWC was to establish our new Property Management division and assist the Project Management Team. Her Roll in assisting the Project Management Team is invaluable. Her duties include but not limited to contract administration, insurance admin file and document control,as well as assisting in the contractor bidding process. Her property management roll includes tenant relations, managing the vendors and subcontractors that provide services to our shopping centers.

She is currently enrolled at Portland Community College and enrolling in the Construction Management Program in the fall.


Joe Kennedy, Sr. Project Manager


Joe joined Pacific Northwest Consulting in October of 2014. He brings 27+ years of construction industry experience to PNWC. Joe started his career working summers for a marine contractor while going to high school and through college. After graduating college he began working for a commercial contractor in Portland, Oregon. Joe started to hone his skills while building a state prison then an archive building for the State of Oregon. He then left commercial construction and entered into the booming High Tech construction industry in the region. He estimated and managed the construction of ultra pure class one clean rooms, acid environments, and specialized tool installations and facility expansions. With the decline of High Tech construction, Joe moved back into the commercial construction. Estimating and managing construction projects from industrial, concrete tilt-up, auto dealerships, schools to justice buildings and numerous commercial remodels. Joe found an interest in the renewable wind industry and was hired to manage the architectural design and construction of the Vestas Corporate Headquarters Building, which certified LEED Platinum. Once the headquarters office building was complete Joe was transferred into wind farm construction management. Joe managed the construction of two wind farms. One 64-turbine wind farm near Toronto, Canada and a 62-turbine wind farm outside of Spokane, Washington. Total wind farm values $733,000,000. With the end of production tax credit the wind industry took a down turn and Joe found himself estimating and project managing underground petroleum and natural gas pipeline construction projects in Oregon, Washington, Idaho and California.

Having a vast knowledge of different types of construction is a tremendous talent to provide to our clients. Joe applies sound management principles to the highest value for clients in both the planning, execution of development, and construction projects. Our clients are not just commercial but industrial, retail, and hospitality as well. Joe’s ability to direct architects, designers, and general contractors takes a special skill. He has the ability to direct the team yet allow team members with different dynamics to preform their best while keeping the client goals always in sight.