Printing tool Download PDF


Through his various positions, Richard Von Alvensleben has built a multifaceted career that has provided him with experience in sales, technology, construction, and real estate. Educated at Santa Barbara City College, Mr. Von Alvensleben achieved his Associate's degree in Marine Technology in 1986. This background opened the door for him to embark on a four-month trip to the Antarctic continent through the United States Antarctic Research Program. He was responsible for installing desalination equipment that would convert seawater to a potable water supply, providing an essential resource for 2,000 people in Antarctica. In addition, Richard Von Alvensleben assisted with installing corrosion markers along the borders of the continent. In 1990, Richard Von Alvensleben founded Associated Drilling, operating out of Morgan Hill, California. The company accomplished a number of construction-related projects, including creating structural foundations for Bay Area housing, drilling foundational caissons, and installing streetlamps. During day-to-day operations, Mr. Von Alvensleben maintained oversight of all features of various projects and handled bids for services. He held his administrative position within Associated Drilling for four years. While he was still with Associated Drilling, Mr. Von Alvensleben started working as a Sales Representative for National Safety Associates and then co-founded World Concepts, LLC, in 2002, which he built into a nationwide sales team of independent contractors that achieved $100 million in sales in 2005, vaulting the corporate company for which he worked into the Inc. 500. Today, Richard Von Alvensleben works as a Construction and Sales Manager at Von Vesting, Inc., purchasing, improving, and reselling single family residences in Sacramento and the San Francisco Bay Area. For the last 10 years, Richard Von Alvensleben has worked as a Construction and Sales Manager in the construction industry, refurbishing and flipping dilapidated properties, from 2001 through 2010 at Eldorado Holding Company, Inc., and since 2011 at LKT, Inc., dba One Up Construction, where he is Chief Executive Officer. He has purchased, improved, and sold over 1,500 properties during this span, completing 450 home flips in 2008 alone. Outside of his professional life, Richard Von Alvensleben enjoys a number of hobbies, including golfing, hiking, and camping. He particularly enjoys spending time snowmobiling with his family in the mountains of Northern California.

Work experience

Oct 2011Present

CEO and Sales Manager

LKT, Inc


Aug 1984May 1986

Associate's Degree

Santa Barbara City College