Curriculum Vitae


            Licensed General Contractor, 34 years of residential and commercial construction work, 24 years of 2D and 3D design experience, 5 years cabinetmaking experience, 3 years solar design & installation experience, bilingual in English and Spanish.



            Vectorworks, Microsoft Suite, Photoshop, Acrobat, M.Y.O.B, FastTrack, Fetch,

            Fusion, Macintosh & PC problem solving.                                                          



1968–1971    Calhoun MEBA Engineering School                    Baltimore, MD

            Marine Engineer, U.S.C.G. licensed, Salutatorian.


Current Employment

2014-2015              Eschenbach Construction                     Sonoma County, CA


            Designer-Manager-Sales (Owner)

            Remodeled The Rialto Cinema®

            Building Tiny Shelters

            Asst Remodels

Past Employment

2011-2014              Western Pacific Solar Corp                     Sonoma County, CA

General Manager

            Photovoltaic System Designer, Residential & Commercial. 

            Operations oversight, permitting services.

            Created and incorporated a customized bidding program for WPS.

                            (Owner Retired)


2010-2013              Independent Contractor                         Sonoma County, CA

Solar Designer and Estimator

            Residential photovoltaic system design. 

            Created full service solar estimating program.


2008-2010            Eschenbach Construction.                         Panajachel, Guatemala


            Designed, engineered and constructed a retirement complex in Panajachel.

            Outreach work for indigenous population of Panajachel, Guatemala. 

                        1 1/2 mile river wall design & city sanitary system design.

                        (Project completed)


2007-2008      JCA - John Cullinane Associates                     Millersville, MD

Designer - Surveyor

            Designer: Historic preservation rehabilitation designer. 

            Surveyor: Historic preservation field surveyor.

                        (Company contract with government completed)


2005-2007      Sanderson Bay Fine Homes                             Lecanto, FL

Design & Pre-Construction Manager

            Designed all new homes and created new models (approx. 40/yr).

            Managed design, bidding, change orders and converted all existing model plans from Auto-Cad to Vectorworks.

            Value engineered all models.

                        (Position terminated when home sales dropped by 95%)


1988-2005      E’bach Inc.                                                       Sonoma County, CA

Designer-Manager-Sales (Owner)

            Built (3) Medical outpatient facilities.

            Designed and built over 350 custom residential new home & remodel projects.

            Increased sales from $50,000 per year to $1,500,000 per year.

            Operated an OSHA Safety program.

            Organized and donated work to Habitat for Humanity and local school district projects.

            Designed and built custom cabinetry for most projects.

            Coordinated and operated an apprentice mentorship program.


1978–1987      Various Projects                                              Sonoma County, CA

Cabinetmaker - Employee

            Trained as Cabinetmaker 2 years. Cabinetmaker 5 years.

            Worked on numerous new homes and remodels starting as a laborer and finishing as a foreman.

            Built my own 2-story house.


1971–1978      Marine Engineering                                         San Francisco, CA

3rd Engineer, Maritime Vessels

            Worked as a U.S.C.G. licensed 3rd engineer on freighters & passenger liners

            Received certificates of merit on 3 ships as an outstanding engineer.






            Watercolors, music, kayaking, gardening, cooking, design, computers.

Michael Eschenbach, 966 Spruce Ave., Sebastopol, CA., 95472, 707-303-0496