Mark Knoll - Co-Founder and CEO

Mark is the chief architect of Blueprint’s business model and drives corporate strategy, marketing and technology implementation. He has over 22 years of real estate lending, development and marketing experience. In 1992 he co-founded a private, construction lending firm. In 2003 he founded Knoll Development, a leading Seattle development and construction firm. In 2009 he co-founded Blueprint Capital and in 2012 he co-founded SmartGrowthSeattle.org, a local advocacy group formed to promote better land use codes. Mark holds a degree in mathematics from the University of Washington.

Dan Duffus - Co-Founder and Director of Builder Services – Seattle Market

Dan is responsible for new business development in Seattle including sourcing and underwriting new development opportunities for member builders. Dan has been involved in real estate for over 25 years including 11 years in the title business and 14 years in development. While at Fidelity National Title Company he was instrumental in starting and growing the company’s Washington State operation. In 1997 he founded Soleil Development, a leading developer of over 1,000 residential units in Seattle. In 1999 he co-founded the Seattle Homebuilders Association (now the Master Builders Association of King County Seattle Builder Council), and served on the Council board for 7 years. In 2009 he co-founded Blueprint Capital and in 2012 he co-founded SmartGrowthSeattle.org.


Darin Granger - Director of Builder Services - East King County Market

Darin is responsible for new business development in Kirkland, Redmond and Bellevue, including sourcing and underwriting new development opportunities for member builders. Darin is a second generation homebuilder born and raised in the Kirkland area. He has over 18 years of in-fill development and construction experience and has built over 400 homes. The Granger family is well-known and well-respected in the Puget Sound homebuilding community. Darin was one of the founding builder members of Blueprint Capital.

Eric Graham - CFO and General Counsel

Eric is the company’s chief financial officer and is responsible for internal controls, treasury management and audit. Additionally, he serves as the company’s general counsel overseeing regulatory compliance, corporate finance transactions and investor relations. Eric has more than 15 years of experience representing real estate investment trusts. From 2009 to 2012, he was on the board of directors of EOS Preferred Corporation, a publicly-traded mortgage REIT. From 1997 to 2010, Eric represented REITs and other real estate companies in securities and corporate finance transactions as a partner with the law firm Goodwin Procter LLP. From 1991 to 1994, he practiced as a certified public accountant with KPMG LLP. Eric graduated from Providence College and the Boston University School of Law.

Trina Mills - Controller

Trina leads the company’s day-to-day financial operations including all general ledger accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, reconciliation and reporting. She is a long-time employee of the founders of Blueprint, having served since 2003 as the accounting manager and controller of various Blueprint affiliates. Trina has 30 years’ experience in construction industry accounting including 10 years providing training and support for Budgetrac Systems, an enterprise accounting software program.

Jeanne Petershagen - Operations Manager

Jeanne manages loan processing, funding and construction draw administration. She has 18 years of experience in construction loan administration as well as nine years in the residential construction industry as a general contractor. Along with her deep industry experience, Jeanne brings organization, enthusiasm and problem solving skills to the Blueprint team.

Debra Clang - Production Assistant

Deb assists in pre- and post- closing loan administration. She coordinates company events and assists with special marketing projects. Prior to joining Blueprint she spent 10 years in the culinary arts field and 10 years in a specialty dentistry office.

Dave Biddle - Builder Services Manager

Dave provides architectural design and permitting services for Blueprint member builders. Inspired by a family history of residential construction, Dave studied Architecture and Structural Engineering at Lehigh University before attending the University of Washington’s Master of Architecture program. In 2004 he co-founded the award-winning design/development firm Pb Elemental and now brings over 14 years of design, construction and permitting experience to Blueprint.

Pamela Carpinelli - Accounts Payable Administration

Pam provides bookkeeping and administrative services for Blueprint member builders including invoice processing, job cost coding, accounts payable and insurance certificate tracking. She has over 13 years’ experience in administrative roles for local construction companies.

Marc Divina - Architectural Drafting

Marc assists with architectural drafting and permitting for member builders. Prior to joining Blueprint, Marc learned architectural drafting at NSCC and worked for three years on the drafting team at Pb Elemental.