our team

Top professionals, craftsmen and designers, led by our team. Lucid Builders is licensed and insured and has worked all over the Twin Cities metro area.


john mcgary

President & Owner
Lucid Builders

John founded Lucid Builders in 2003 to build beautiful homes with clarity and commitment. He has spent more than half his life in the construction industry.

  • Licensed Minnesota Contractor, (License #BC446156)

  • Served on the Deephaven Planning Commission

  • Minnesota GreenPath Builder (green/sustainable building)

  • Decades operating heavy machinery and doing skilled labor for concrete, painting, millwork, carpentry, tile and landscaping.


scott tubman

Vice President
Lucid Builders

Scott joined Lucid Builders after over a decade of expertise in commercial and residential development, site selection and project management.

  • University of Colorado, Boulder – Environmental Science Degree

  • Over 10 years as a residential and commercial developer (CSM)

  • Over 10 years entitlement, contract, and lease negotiation

  • Decades of skilled labor for concrete, painting, millwork, carpentry, tile and landscaping.

jillian mcgary

Chief Marketing Officer
Lucid Builders

Jillian shares expertise from 15 years of project management, strategy and account management in the advertising industry.

  • University of Puget Sound, Tacoma – Creative Writing/Art History

  • Over a decade in advertising, e-commerce and client services for top brands like Target, Moosejaw and Intuit.

  • Founder of Mostly Made, a food brand that sells savory fillings at midwest grocery stores and online at www.mostly-made.com.