Having worked together for a number of years, Derek and Kyle shared a vision of starting their own construction company that would combine their individual areas of construction expertise and overall passion to help clients fulfill their dreams. Their many years of combined construction experience, primarily in Project Management and Treasury, has resulted in millions of dollars of completed projects and the formation of significant relationships with owners, architects, engineers, interior designers and subcontractors throughout the Gulf Coast - on all types and sizes of construction projects.
Derek Gardes is the Treasury Partner at Trine Builders. For over two decades, Derek has served in Executive Financial Management positions in the construction industry. In recognition of his contributions he was inducted into the City Business Money Maker Hall of Fame. Derek has previously served on the Board and has been a past President of the SELA chapter of CFMA. A strong believer in listening to, working with, and mentoring others, Derek embraces the Team l Build l Relationships core values of Trine both professionally and personally. Derek enjoys spending his free time with his wife and two girls, being outdoors and enjoying all of the fine cuisines NOLA has to offer.
Kyle Hebert was born in Baton Rouge, LA into a family that’s been involved with the construction industry for decades. Growing up as a kid, he learned from his father who worked for a large national electrical and instrumentation company. While obtaining his Construction Management Degree from Louisiana State University, he spent his 4 years interning and learning about the industrial industry of construction. Once graduated from LSU, he decided to pursue the commercial sector and moved to New Orleans, LA where he spent the next 11 years learning all aspects of the commercial construction business. He has successfully built and managed over 110 million dollars of commercial projects in both private and public sectors within the City of New Orleans.
When Kyle is not working, he enjoys the outdoors, new adventures, watching sports, traveling with his wife and hanging with friends and family.
The safety of our team is of the utmost importance. Trine Builders is committed to providing a safe and healthy jobsite on every project. We constantly preach safe work practices and will always follow the most current safety regulations as provided by OSHA.