COO and co-founder of Meadowlark Builders, Kirk attended Michigan State University and graduated with a B.A. in Accounting. After college, Kirk co-founded a woodworking company with Doug Selby.
Kirk moved to Seattle in 1996 and worked as a cabinet-maker. Under the mentorship of John Blunt, Kirk mastered the art of cabinetmaking, and worked with proprietary CAD software developed to streamline the production of built-in cabinets. Kirk moved back to Michigan in 2003 and co-founded Meadowlark Builders with Doug in 2004.
Kirk spent several years studying primitive living skills, and enjoys camping, hiking and kayaking. A wine enthusiast, Kirk also enjoys food and music. Kirk has built two guitars, with several others in various states of production.