General manager named to oversee foundation repair firm

Jake Oakey

Jake Oakey has joined Foundation Repair of Western Colorado as general manager of the Grand Junction branch.

Groundworks acquired Foundation Repair of Western Colorado, the eighth foundation services company to join the firm in the past year.

Oakey brings to his duties experience in sales and operations in the foundation services industry in Colorado, most recently leading the operations of a foundation repair and basement waterproofing firm in Colorado Springs. He holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Colorado.

“Jake’s ability to implement strategies and operations focused on helping the homeowner and providing excellent service has allowed him to stand out as a leader in the space. We are excited to have him lead our Western Colorado brand,” said Mike Irby, president of Groundworks.

Oakey said he’s looking forward to working with Groundworks. “I am impressed with how much emphasis there is not only on providing the best experience to the homeowners we serve, but also on the well-being and development of our employees.”

Foundation Repair of Western Colorado provides a range of basement waterproofing, crawl space and foundation repairs and concrete lifting services. For more information, visit