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2015 Professional Remodeler 40 Under 40


2015 Professional Remodeler 40 Under 40

These bright, young professionals are set to take the remodeling industry to new heights

By By Laurie Batter with Professional Remodeler Staff July 15, 2015
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This article first appeared in the PR July 2015 issue of Pro Remodeler.

Professional Remodeler proudly presents the 40 Under 40 class of 2015!

It’s no secret that the industry is in need of young, ambitious professionals to take it into the next era, and while the problem is real, reading these profiles makes it feel very far away. This group of up-and-comers run the gamut from project management to marketing to design. But while their skill sets may vary greatly, they all have one thing in common: sheer excellence. 

So take a look at the future. We promise you’ll be inspired. And maybe even a little envious. 

2015 40 Under 40 Awardees

Click on the links below to read more about each awardee.

Katie Arnholt Kim, CEO, The Kim Group, Age 36

Derek Baxter, designer and sales, Select Kitchen & Bath, Age 37

Marc Black, general manager, Silent Rivers Design + Build, Age 37

Jake Brown, owner, Winston Brown Construction, Age 33

Rhonda Burgin, co-owner/vice president, Burgin Construction, Age 39

Stefan Carlson, designer and sales, Carlson Projects, Age 22

Chelsea Caspersen, vice president, A. Caspersen Co., Age 26

Dawn Dewey, marketing director, Dreamstyle Remodeling, Age 29

Christopher Dietz, owner, Dietz Development, Age 39  

Michael P. DiFabion, director of sales & marketing, DiFabion Remodeling, Age 35

Sophie Drouin, project development manager, Lagois Design Build Renovate, Age 31

Kate Ewing, marketing manager, Mosby Building Arts, Age 36

Michael Hayes, COO/partner, CQC Home, cqchome.com Age 37

Bryan Henson, president, Allen Construction, Age 38

Tom Hudepohl, vice president, Vincent W. Hudepohl, Age 35

Marc Hueber, owner/project manager, John Hueber Homes, Age 34

Zechariah Johnson, renovation specialist, Southern Home Improvement, Age 25 

Brandt Knowlton, VP operations, Ascent Construction, Age 38

Lauren Levant Bland, principal designer/owner, Lauren Levant Interior, Age 31

Erica Lugbill, owner/lead designer, Lugbill Designs, Age 28

Brandon Lynch, owner, Keechi Creek Builders, Age 36

Emily Mackie, owner, Inspired Interiors, Age 39

Josh Marks, director of marketing and sales, Marks Building Co., Age 30

Jeremy Martin, owner/principal, RisherMartin Fine Homes, Age 39

Brian Mazur, Production manager, Get Dwell, Age 38

TJ Monahan, director of project development, Case Design/Remodeling, Age 33

Aaron Monroe, operations manager and sales, Architectural Building Arts, Age 33

Jennifer Murphy, interior designer, Associrking on ates in Building & Design, Age 25

Matthew Nobile Reale, owner, M.N. Reale Construction, Age 33

Ted O’Toole, manager of sales, design, and architecture, Agape Construction Co., Age 34

Jillian Renner, president/interior designer, Golden Rule Remodeling & Design, Age 34

Elizabeth Rhoades, president, C&R Remodeling, Age 32

Joe Schwab, managing member/COO, HCS Construction Services Co., Age 36

Joe Shimanski, owner/president, Distinctive Drywall, Age 38

John Struckmann, owner/general manager, Integrity Home Contracting, Age 31

Allyson Synstad, director of marketing & customer relations, Lane Homes & Remodeling, Age 27

Mark Talley, production coordinator, Roeser Home Remodeling, Age: 39

Joey Willhite, project manager, Bellweather Construction, Age 32

Brad Yetman, production manager, Anthony Wilder Design/Build, Age 35


Laurie Batter is a freelance writer whose full-service marketing firm, BatterUp! Productions, assists businesses by providing marketing and public relations services. 

These bright, young professionals are set to take the remodeling industry to new heights

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