Our Crew

Bob Kochmann

President, CGP (Certified Green Professional)

Bob KochmannBob is two-time Fargo-Moorhead "Builder of the Year" (1992 & 1999) and 1999 North Dakota "State Builder of the Year". Robert Kochmann is involved locally, statewide and nationally in the home builders' cause. A past president of the Home Builders Association of Fargo-Moorhead and of the North Dakota Association of Builders, Kochmann has also served on the local, state and national boards of directors. He currently serves on the Home Builders Association Remodelers Council and Public Issues Committee and is past chair of the committee. He is also on the Board of Directors for the Home Builders Care Foundation.


Paul Kochmann

Vice President

Paul KochmannPaul Kochmann earned Fargo-Moorhead "Builder of the Year" honors in 1994. Paul is a past President of the Fargo-Moorhead Home Builders Association and the North Dakota Association of Builders. Paul has also served on the local, state, and national Board of Directors, and he served on the local New Member Development Committee and is past chair of the committee.


Darrick Guthmiller

Chief Business Officer, CGB (Certified Graduate Builder)

Darrick GuthmillerDarrick earned the Fargo-Moorhead "Builder of the Year" honors in 2013. Darrick currently serves on the Fargo-Moorhead Home Builders Board of Directors and was the 2013 HBA President. He is also on the Association Education Committee; as well as the past chair of the Association Education Committee and the New Member Development Committee. He also serves on the National Association of Homebuilders Business Management and Information Technology Committees. He is a licensed real estate salesperson by the North Dakota Real Estate Commission and is a member of both the National and Fargo-Moorhead Area Association of Realtors®. Guthmiller holds Associate of Science degrees in Construction Technology and Architectural Drafting and Estimating Technology from the North Dakota State College of Science.

Aaron Kochmann

Project Manager

Nikki Frappier


Sylvia Lunski & Christina Mehl

Interior Designers with Design Direction

Interior DesignersDesign Direction is an interior design company in Fargo, ND, offering a full tool box of services, products, and installation for new construction, remodeling, and redecorating. At Design Direction, we start with a creative session getting to know you, your vision, and requirements before planning your project. It's important to us that your home or office reflect your needs and lifestyle. Every client is different; we embrace that.

Our background in working with contractors, builders, and architects allows us to work alongside these professionals during the building process, ensuring your project will be compelted efficiently. Along with design services, we sell products for floor coverings, window coverings, cabinets, countertops, lighting, furniture, and will aid in the selection of accessories, stains, and paint colors. When working with Design Direction, you can expect us taking time to get to know you; as a result, your project will reflect "you" when it's finished. designdirectionfargo.com