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, a leading full-service design/build contracting company serving the Metro Atlanta area.
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. Since graduating from UGA, Thomas has worked with his brother John to transform Boyce Design & Contracting into one of Atlanta’s premier Design/Build general contracting companies. Thomas remains active in the community through the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Gwinnett, as board member of the GSLT program, and was selected for North Atlanta’s Business 40 under 40 list.
Thomas focuses on the company’s business development and strategic planning. He works hand in hand with all facets of the business and still maintains an active role in both the creative and construction portions of our projects. Thomas, his wife Mary, and their daughters Chandler and Sadie enjoy world travel and cheering on UGA. Thomas is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys skiing, hunting, fishing, golf, and hiking.
Partner, Operations Director
A UGA, Terry College of Business, graduate, John has varied residential construction experience, including personally managing numerous award-winning projects for the company. John coordinates with our project managers to ensure overall project success while also managing trade relationships, bidding, and handling the company’s financial operations. As both a Georgia State licensed General Contractor and Real Estate Broker, John brings a valuable knowledge base and unique perspective to the residential remodeling industry.
John stays intimately involved on all of our projects from start to finish ensuring successful projects for all of our clients. John, his wife Jaclyn, and their children, Addison and Henry, enjoy traveling and spending time outdoors together. John also enjoys hiking, hunting, and fishing.
Lead Designer + Landscape Architect
With over fifteen years of experience designing, installing, and managing residential landscape projects, Micah brings a well-rounded knowledge base to the Boyce Design & Contracting team. He possesses a Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture from UGA’s top-ranked program, in addition to being a LEED Certified Associate Professional. Adhering to the classic design mantra of “form follows function”, Micah strives to create logical, beautiful, and flowing designs for each client. His interior and exterior designs have won the company numerous awards, including the prestigious NARI Atlanta Chapter’s Contractor of the Year award nine straight times.
Micah strives to consistently push our firm’s designs to the next level. He strikes a perfect balance between creativity and reality and is at the cutting edge of the residential design industry. Micah and his wife Laurin enjoy rock climbing, movies, live music, and hiking with their two dogs, Yonah and Jiggs.
Designer & Project Manager
Alex also graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in Landscape Architecture. Alex started with Boyce as part of our summer internship program in 2013 and joined the team after college, quickly developing into a successful project manager and designer. Alex’s expertise in both design and project management make him a valuable asset to our firm. He provides creativity while also possessing a valuable understanding of the construction process.
Often the “Eyes on the Ground”, Alex assists in everything from master plans to material coordination to project management and is an integral part of the company’s operations. Alex’s insight is an invaluable resource to our firm and his ability to problem solve helps us to develop creative solutions both in our designs and in the field. Alex and his wife enjoy traveling to different sporting and music events. He makes time every summer to follow the Braves on a few road trips.
Graduating from Georgia Institute of Technology with a degree in Building Construction, Kyle began work in the construction industry right after graduation straight out of school. With nine years of experience in project management, commercial design, and building envelope systems, he brings a unique skill set to our team.
As a project manager, Kyle’s knowledge, attention to detail, and excellent communication skills contribute to successful project implementation. He is passionate about quality and positive customer experience and enjoys innovating construction details to fulfill the design intent. Kyle and his wife, Jamie, enjoy traveling and spending time with their family together. Kyle is also an avid outdoorsman and spends a lot of his free time on the family farm in east Georgia.
As an Atlanta native, Jamie received her bachelor’s degree in Building Construction from Georgia Tech. Shortly after, her passion for architecture & residential design took her to Charleston where she obtained her Master’s degree in Historic Preservation. Upon returning to Atlanta, Jamie worked as a Project Manager for a residential contractor sharing with clients a depth of knowledge on all the aspects of planning, designing and building.
Jamie is devoted to helping our clients articulate their needs, prioritize what’s really important, and achieve a life-enhancing investment. Additionally, with a background in design and construction, she is attentive to the partnership necessary to successfully meet our client’s renovation goals — a collaboration that makes the design/build process gratifying every time.
Jamie & her husband Kyle enjoy traveling, spending time with family, and dreaming up plans to one day purchase & renovate their own farmhouse where they can raise a family and get away from the hustle & bustle.
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.
Kim is a professional member of Certified Interior Decorators International and has been a part of numerous award winning Design/Build projects. She provides valuable design insight and focuses on taking the time to develop strong customer relationships to better understand the client’s needs throughout the duration of the project. Her keen eye for design, attention to detail, strong communication skills, and warm personality make her an invaluable asset to our team. She works closely with our client’s to ensure that they receive the best possible customer service as they navigate the Design/Build process. Kim provides our client’s with a continuous point of contact throughout their remodeling projects by working hand in hand with our sales, design, and construction teams.
Kim and her husband Curtis have called Atlanta home for the last 28 years. They have two college-aged daughters Lexi and Hallie. Lexi is a senior at the University of Tennessee and Hallie is a sophomore at the University of Georgia. When they are not attending SEC sporting events they spend their free time traveling and enjoying outdoor activities. Kim also enjoys, running, yoga, and reading.
Project Manager + Superintendent
A full-time project manager, Chris brings a wide range of experience with over 15 years in the residential construction industry and more than 10 years of experience in the the swimming pool industry, in addition to possessing numerous certificates and licenses. This skill set, coupled with his affable personality, makes him a great asset to our team. He has a knack for connecting with our clients and making their experience as enjoyable as possible. Chris excels as a problem solver and serves as our point man for quality control and warranty work.
Chris enjoys spending time with his wife Kasie and their two children, Jacob and Kinley. He also looks for any opportunity to get outdoors and has a passion for both RC and recreational vehicles.
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. She evaluates the challenges and offers beautiful, yet functional solutions. Attention to detail, a creative use of color, texture, and pattern, and an effort to incorporate the client’s favorite pieces and treasured objects are the elements that make each one of her designs a success.
While considering the latest color and fabric trends and always incorporating stylish details, she creates timeless spaces based on principles and elements of design. Incorporating these design elements make a commanding statement and result in a reflection of the client’s lifestyle.
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.