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“Thank you Black Hawk for the wonderful job you did renovating our kitchen. I really appreciate the time you took to help plan our space; we love the result!”

Our Team

The Black Hawk team has extensive experience in custom home building and renovations. Their team-oriented focus results in well-managed projects, successful results and strong relationships with their clients.


William Robichaud

As a founder and the president, Bill is responsible for growing Black Hawk and establishing it as a premier builder of custom homes and renovations. Bill chose to pursue construction upon graduation from college. He practiced for several years, becoming familiar with multiple trades.

In 1984, he began his business and technology services career. In 1999, he founded Collaborative Consulting, one of the premier Information Technology consulting firms in New England and beyond. Over the years, Bill's passion for construction never left him. In 2004, he co-founded Black Hawk Builders, using the same customer first business model that made Collaborative an enormous success. As a result, Black Hawk is one of the leading builders in Reading and its surrounding towns.

Michael Tryder

Michael Tryder has more than 18 years of experience in custom home design, additions and renovations. He began his career as an entry-level worker for a general contractor and over the years, gained the skills and knowledge to successfully manage projects from the ground up. As a charter employee at Black Hawk, a skilled tradesman, and project manager, Mike has the industry knowledge and customer focus needed to deliver results that consistently meet or exceed homeowner expectations.

Mike's expertise includes excavation, framing, siding, finishing, stairs, kitchen and tile. He is a master at his craft, as evidenced in the multitude of happy customers he has serviced throughout his career.

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