About Us

serving boulder county since 2011

Meet Our Team

 Running Rabbit Home Building Inc has been remodeling Boulder County homes since 2011. We offer full contracting services including new construction, home remodels, decks, and additions.  We have experience in all kinds of building; from green, energy efficient, and strawbale construction – to modern remodels highlighting the latest trends. Our team of carpenters and subcontractors are thoughtful, friendly, and highly experienced. Estimates, advice, and consultations are always free. Call us today at (303) 883-5127.

Adam Starek


Adam was born in St. Louis, Missouri and grew up in Boulder and the surrounding mountain area. He is a proud CU Boulder alum where he earned his BA in philosophy.

He joined the Running Rabbit team as a carpenter in 2012, and became the owner in 2018. He believes that every house should be built to last, and is dedicated to using sustainable materials. 

In his free time, Adam and his wife Alyssa enjoy playing volleyball and hiking with their rescue mutts, Arthur and Fig.  

Peter Ruthrauff

Master Carpenter

Born in Poughkeepsie, New York and raised in Boulder, Peter brings 30 years of experience to the Running Rabbit team. Peter went to CU Boulder to study environmental design and later went on to receive his masters degree  in architecture.

An avid fisherman and a father of two, Peter loves getting outside and enjoying all that Colorado has to offer. You can often find Peter skiing the mountains and building bamboo fly rods in his spare time.

Chris Gray

Project Manager

A proud Colorado Native, Chris began learning carpentry in 2016, and joined the Running Rabbit team in 2021. 

Before joining the team, Chris managed RV Dealers for several years. It was there that he realized his talent for project management. 

In his free time, you can usually find Chris exploring the mountains in his jeep, wakeboarding, or fixing cars. 

Michael Merrett


Michael hails from Jacksonville, Florida and moved to Louisville, Colorado in 1999. He has been in the construction industry since he was 19-years-old, and on the Running Rabbit team since 2018.

For the past six years Michael has specialized in carpentry and stone masonry. Always a creative individual, Michael custom built a tiny home from the frame of an old school bus.

In his free time Michael spends time with his fiancé and pup, snowboards during the winter, and skateboards during the summer.

Andrew Williams


 Drew was born in Nova Scotia, Canada, and has lived all over the world including Scotland, Alberta, Louisiana, California, and Florida. He attended the University of Florida and has an extensive background in carpentry, telecommunications work, and fine woodworking. 

He now lives in Boulder enjoys hiking and spending time in the mountains with his wife and their rambunctious dog. 

Alyssa Starek

Marketing & Finance Director

Alyssa grew up in Boulder, Colorado, and just can’t seem to stay away. She lived in Portland, Oregon for 6 years where she earned her BA in Sociology and Anthropology at Lewis & Clark College. 

After working in the marketing & fundraising world for several years, Alyssa joined the Running Rabbit team in 2021. 

In her free time, Alyssa enjoys hiking with her husband and dogs, exploring the great outdoors, and cooking. 

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