Founded in 2016, Evergreen Developers is a Construction Manager and General Contractor. Our construction professionals bring a solutions-based approach to the complex ecological restoration and infrastructure projects we deliver.

Restoration and Infrastructure


MISSION : To offer valued solutions in water and forest management through light impact earth moving operations.

VISION : Provide effective solutions for our people, our customers and conservation through sustainable achievements.


The team was able to complete the needed restoration work while faced with challenging wet weather and conflicting landowner objectives. I was impressed how standard practices gave way to more difficult methods to provide for best resource protection.

Brian Dally
Stewardship Forester
Oregon Department of Foresty

Jeremy Tjaden

Evergreen Developers was founded by Jeremy Tjaden, a consultant with years of commercial construction earth-moving experience in the civilian world. There, he was able to view projects from multiple angles—as a laborer, operator, and foreman.

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David Elway

David Elway is project superintendent for Evergreen. He was born in Northern California, where he grew up working in the forestry industry starting at age 14. After high school, David joined the Marine Corps and was in the Infantry.


There is a strong sense of mentoring at Evergreen. We work to build up team members—empowering everyone involved. We’re all part of the same team with the same overall objective.

“As long as we all have the same understanding, we can move forward on anything, celebrate the successes, and learn from the downfalls,” says Jeremy.

Mission and Vision