MEET OUR TEAM
Thomas started the company in 2000 under the name Innovative Outdoors. His vision began while he was a high school student trying to earn some extra money, and he was able to keep the company running while also earning his degree from the University of Georgia Terry College of Business. Since its humble beginnings as a small turf maintenance company, Innovative Outdoors has now grown into Boyce Design & Contracting, an award-winning, full-service Design/Build firm with a well-respected reputation in the industry. While in school at UGA, Thomas built relationships with students in the landscape architecture program to handle design work for the company.
He has since been able to develop a conduit of young and enthusiastic designers and project managers who often have roots at UGA. Boyce Design & Contracting is now composed of a close-knit team of employees who are passionate about the residential design and contracting industry. The current Boyce team is a dynamic group of young professionals with a wide array of experiences and talents across the residential design and construction industry. The company culture is based on a collaborative work environment. The team at Boyce Design and Contracting is always looking to take on new challenges to stay on the cutting edge of residential design and construction.
As a UGA, Terry College of Business, graduate and former college tight end at the University of Louisville, Thomas understands drive and ambition. He founded Boyce Design & Contracting in 2000. The business began while he was still in high school and focused on landscape projects and lawn maintenance. Thomas continued to grow the business throughout his college career at the University of Georgia. After graduating in 2007, he partnered with his brother, John to expand the company into residential Design/Build construction. Boyce Design & Contracting, now an award-winning, full-service Design/Build firm with a well-respected reputation in the industry, has flourished under Thomas’s leadership.
PARTNER, OPERATIONS DIRECTOR
As the operations director, John manages all financial aspects of the firm. Part of his role includes creating project estimates, a task which requires a deep understanding of both the Design/Build industry and a client’s dream for their home or outdoor space. John stays intimately involved on all of our projects by coordinating with our project managers from start to finish to ensure overall project success.
LEAD DESIGNER + RLA
As our Lead Designer and RLA, Micah is in charge of creating conceptual plans and presentation drawings. After reviewing sites, he creates plans and three-dimensional renderings, assists with sales presentations, and helps with permit and shop drawings. Through his work on the Boyce Design & Contracting team, Micah is able to solve the puzzles posed by each individual worksite and project.
DESIGNER & PERMIT COORDINATOR
As the permit coordinator, Alex handles the permitting, licensing, and zoning procedures for the firm’s projects while ensuring compliance with applicable local ordinances and regulations. He has been able to build valuable relationships with planning boards in the cities and municipalities we serve. Alex’s industry knowledge and experience, as well as his approachable personality, have helped him excel in this role.
As a project manager, Chase serves as a liaison between the clients and the other members of the Boyce Design & Contracting team. He oversees projects from start to finish, ensuring they run as smoothly as possible, troubleshooting any problems that arise. Chase’s ability to listen to a client’s needs, as well as the needs of the Boyce Design & Contracting team, make him a critical part of our team and an excellent project manager.
As a project manager with over 20 years’ experience in the residential construction industry, Andrew brings a wealth of knowledge and leadership to the Boyce Design & Contracting team. Andrew began his career as a young carpenter working with his father building and renovating custom homes in the Atlanta area. With over two decades of hands-on experience in multiple construction trades and large-scale custom home building and renovations, Andrew understands what it takes to deliver an exceptional product and experience to our clients. In his words, he is energized by “taking an unusable space and turning it into a functional and beautiful area.”
Ashley is the firm’s Design Coordinator and has been working in the homebuilding industry since 2016. Originally from Texas, Ashley graduated from Baylor University and relocated to the Atlanta area where she has continued her work in design, new construction, and home renovations. Her creative and collaborative approach to solving problems through functional and beautiful design has allowed her to continuously bring clients’ visions for their homes to life.
Ashley is a certified Associate Kitchen and Bath Designer with the NKBA and is passionate about getting to know her customers and helping them turn their dream into a reality. She believes the best design is a combination of creativity and functionality. Ashley works closely with each Boyce Design customer to truly understand their design aesthetic, style, personal needs, and desires.
When she is not working, Ashley enjoys traveling, reading, and spending time with her husband and dog.
CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP MANAGER
For over 10 years Kim has played an integral part in the success and growth of Boyce Design & Contracting. She is well versed in all facets of the business and specializes in managing customer relationships from the first point of contact through project completion. She is passionate about delivering exceptional customer service to each and every client, which has resulted in winning numerous awards including “Best of Houzz- Customer Service” for 5 consecutive years.
PROJECT MANAGER + SUPERINTENDENT
Chris holds both project management and superintendent roles at Boyce Design & Contracting and has over 15 years’ experience in the residential construction and swimming pool industries. As a project manager, Chris acts as a go-between for clients and the members of the Boyce Design & Contracting team. He works hard to ensure projects run as smoothly and efficiently as possible. Chris enjoys being hands on, which helps him excel in his role as a superintendent.
With more than 35 years of experience in the residential construction industry Jim is an invaluable resource to our team. His insight, craftsmanship, and professionalism are the anchor of many of our most impressive projects. Jim has worked in all areas of the contracting industry from custom home building to remodeling and custom carpentry.
His background at Georgia Tech provides him with a keen eye for design and structural stability. Jim’s wide array of experiences and wealth of knowledge all facets of residential construction allow him to provide valuable insight and oversight over every project that he is involved with.
INTERIOR DESIGN CONSULTANT
With a degree in Interior Design from The University of Georgia, and design experience in London, England and Atlanta, Georgia; Andrea Crawford brings a unique perspective to every style. Good design affects human behavior and function, creates mood and impacts efficiency. As a designer, Andrea’s goal is to listen very carefully to what her client needs in their interior environment.
Jaime possesses a wealth of experience in construction, and we have yet to find anything which he cannot do to perfection. Jaime’s impressive work ethic, drive, and craftsmanship never cease to amaze us. He takes great pride in every project that he takes on and focuses on delivering projects that are completed efficiently with excellent quality work.
Jaime’s work experiences make him a “jack of all trades” and the backbone of the company’s success. His crew’s drive and enthusiasm for quality never fails to make a project anything less than absolutely outstanding.
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Boyce Design & Contracting proudly serves the greater Atlanta area including: Atlanta, Alpharetta, Brookhaven, Decatur, Duluth, Dunwoody, Johns Creek, Milton, Roswell & Sandy Springs.