Our Team

Who We Are


It is our belief that adopting morally and ethically sound practices in both our business and personal lives is a straight path to success


Real Estate development involves a relatively high degree of risk. We realize that our partners and clients are placing a great deal of trust and personal wealth in our hands. We accept this responsibility with the highest level of care and as such, only work with those who invest themselves into each project as if they were the primary stakeholder. At each level of the development process we expect full accountability from our partners, employees and alliances


We place a great deal of value in being of service to both our partners and our community. Being local developers, we realize that there is a direct connection between the success of our projects and the success of the people that live here

The Truax Team

  • Desirée Heitzmann

    Desirée Heitzmann serves as Development Project Manager for Ranch Development, Inc.  She has been in Development and Construction…

  • Bernard L. Truax II

    Bernard L. Truax II returned from the service in 1969. Bernie then began his career of over 45+…

  • George Gonzales

    Chief Financial Officer, Truax Management Group, Inc. Mr. Gonzales has over 25+ years of experience in the real…

  • Bob Erickson

    Senior Director of Development and Construction, Ranch Development, Inc. Bob Erickson leads our development projects. He brings over…

  • Ross Jackson

    Ross Jackson has been with RDI for five years and provides the company with a wealth of construction…

  • Cathy Braico

    Cathy serves as our Director of Accounting. In this role she has provided a network of support for…