the brw staff

Glenn Ahrens worked in his father’s construction business in Stratford, Iowa from 1973 until he moved to Chapel Hill in 1985.  He has been with BRW ever since.  Over the years he has worked on all types of building projects from simple decks and additions to complex projects, both commercial and residential. Email him at

Julio Alberdi learned at an early age to work with stone, steel, fiberglass and wood, assisting his father on numerous sculpture commissions in Europe.  Since his immigration to the US, he has spent the majority of his time in the construction field and has been with BRW since 1976. Email him at

Loring Pardee has continuously worked as a carpenter since 1972 and has been with BRW since 1975.  He has passed the N.C. General Contractors exam, is a licensed N.C. home inspector, has a BA in psychology from UNC and at one time was a certified massage therapist. Email him at

Peter Spinarski, father of two children, a son still in college and a little girl still at home, has been with BRW since 1992.  He has worked in construction since graduating from college in 1986. He loves working with people and problem solving, qualities which make him well suited for home building. Email him at