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2019 Forty Under 40

This year’s under-40 class truly embodies the hard work and ingenuity seen throughout this industry. Warmest congratulations to our winners, and thanks to everyone who entered.

March 27, 2019
pro remodeler's forty under 40 recognizes young remodelers and exterior replacement professionals


The Forty Under 40 awards are special to those of us at Pro Remodeler, because it gives us an opportunity to celebrate something of paramount important to our industry: young talent. They come from vastly different backgrounds, locations, and specialties, but it’s their stellar reputations that drew our attention, and their innovations and accomplishments that earned them this award.

So take your time combing over what they have to say—read about Lance Popp’s “Never Settle” initiative; or how the cloud has changed Dan White’s company; or why Brad Hogan left his lead carpenter system behind (and for what). Some names you’ll recognize, others will be new to you. All you should remember. Not only are they are the industry’s future leaders, they are the future of the industry itself.  

As always, warmest congratulations to our winners, and thanks to everyone who entered.  

Meet the 2019 Forty Under 40 Awardees


Dan Asleson, Peacock & Company

Rick Byrd, Byrd Design + Build

Andy Capps, RESICAP

Drew Lauten, Lauten Design and Construction 

Michael Gardner, Luxus Design-Build

John Hogan, Blue Nail

Eric Koehler, Southland Development Services

James Maddalone, Puretree Home Improvement Services

Ryan McCroskey, DMG Design+Build

Blaise McDonald, MAC Renovations 

Hilson Merrill, Merrill Construction Group

David Mullikin, Infinte Home

Steven Overstreet, S.J. Overstreet Construction Company

Lance Popp, RESICAP

Nick Sandifer, Sandifer Custom Homes

Stephan Sardone, Sardone Construction

Charlie Schloegel, Schloegel Design Remodel 

Adam Shampaine, Homefix Custom Remodeling

Justin Shipp, Meridian Design Construction

Wes Starnes, Starnes Contruction & Renovation


Zack Emmons, Lead Project Manager, Creative Construction of Wisconsin 

Tony Hirsch, Vice President, Building Company No. 7

Katie Hoffman, Director of Operations, Roeser Home Remodeling

Brad Hogan, COO, Hogan Design & Construction

Angela Prizio, Director of Finance, F.H. Perry Builder 

Scott Riley, General Manager, Cabinet Designs of Central Florida

Nick Scabis, General Manager, Thompson Creek Window — Tidewater Branch

Matt Sciacca, Vice President, New Jersey Siding & Windows

Dan White, General Manager, Classic Home Improvements 

Robert “J.R.” Usher, Regional Sales Manager, Window Nation


Nick Boka, Designer, Anthony Slabaugh Remodeling & Design

Elena Eskandari, Designer / Interior Specialist, CASE Architects & Remodelers 

Gabrielle Koontz, Certified Kitchen Designer, Classic Kitchen & Bath

Melissa Isbell, K&B Designer, Selections Coordinator, Mosaic Design + Build

Alex Patsavas, Architectural Designer, Normandy Remodeling

Erika Pearson, Design Consultant, RI Kitchen & Bath

Ashley West, Interior Designer, Hatchett Design Remodel


Neil Bubel, Project Manager, Traver Construction 

Ben Bogie, Lead Carpenter, Kolbert Building

Andre Pollard, Project Manager, Marrokal Design & Remodeling 



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