Life Deck is an employee owned company of project managers, customer service reps and professional installers, working together day to day to bring our clients the best in quality installations and customer service. All of us at Life Deck take pride in our work and strive to be the number one concrete coating company in San Diego. With over 40 years in the business, our team has the breadth of experience necessary to get the job done right, on time and within budget, resulting in thousands of satisfied customers throughout the years.


  • 40 + years in Business
  • Employee Owned
  • 1000’s of Satisfied Customers
  • All of our employees are properly trained for the products we use
  • Exceptional Service & Quality of Work


Brian Oberman


I have over 25 years experience in the concrete industry. As a previous owner and manager of my own coatings company, I understand the equal importance of high quality installations and superior customer service.

Now as President of Life Deck Coating Installations, I strive to exceed expectations for total customer satisfaction.

Scott Tischler

Project Manager

I’ve been employed by Life Deck since 1986. Over the last 35 years, it has become a great company to work for and represent.

I have been successful in gaining incredible amounts of knowledge, resulting in my position as a senior specialist in the coating industry.

My experience and knowledge will make any job easy and hassle-free. If you need assistance or have any questions concerning an upcoming job, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Jeff Marshall

Project Manager

For 33 years I have managed countless residential jobs and many commercial projects such as Manchester Grand Hyatt and Hotel Del Coronado.

My experience at Life Deck has given me a good eye for problem solving leaky deck issues and ensuring you a successful and attractive decorative coating.

I am an active member of California Real Estate Inspection Association and San Diego Roofing Contractors Association.

Greg Driesen

Project Manager

I have been with Life Deck since 2005 beginning my coatings career as an installer. This hands-on experience has provided me with intricate knowledge of the different coating options and processes to create durable and decorative designs.

Some projects I’ve been involved with include Lincoln Military Housing, Loews Coronado, Wings N Things, and Broadstone of Coronado.

Jose Nieves

Project Manager

I began my career here at Life Deck, ten years ago and started as a helper and worked my way up to Project Manager. During this time I became an expert in decorative coatings and waterproofing and can help you find the best solutions for your project.

Chris Tapia

Project Manager

Chris is your go to expert for waterproofing and pool deck coatings for multi-family and commercial properties.

Chris comes with many years of experience from being an installer of concrete coating and waterproofing with Life Deck for 10 years. He then went on to work for Westcoat as an architectural representative in the Bay Area but his home town of San Diego was calling his name. He moved back and most recently worked as a sales rep for Beacon Roofing Supply.

Gary Lane

Installation Manager

I have been with Life Deck since 2004 and started as a helper and I transitioned to Crew Chief, and eventually Project Manager. I now have the role as Installation Manager and oversee the crews in their installations. My experience in the field allows me to help the staff with what they need for each project.