Current job: Senior Interior Designer with Progressive AE
Summary of your role in the company: Oneliance specializes in Construction Cleaning & Pressure washing and supplies a significant amount of skilled labor for Charlotte area Commercial General Contractors. As an owner, my primary focus is business development and corporate infrastructure.
How I chose my occupation: I was always involved in the fine arts and spent my younger years painting and wanted a career where I could still be creative.
Years in the business:21
My specialization is: Interior design, strategic planning, programming, space planning, construction documents, & finishes for Commercial Workplace projects.
A good lead for me is:Tenant rep or Landlord rep brokers, companies looking at relocating or needing a refresh of their office space, as well as building owners.
The most satisfying part of my job is: Taking a client’s vision and creating a space that they love and are proud of.
Best leadership advice I have been given: Listen
Greatest professional achievement: Working with many of my clients for years. The longevity of the relationship & continued business, some for 20 years, makes me the proudest.
Number of years with CREW:2 years
Most significant CREW connection:Kim Marks. She got me involved & exposed CREW, its connections and benefits.
Place of birth/hometown:Pittsburgh, PA
Number of years in Charlotte:21
Family:Husband, Kevin, one dog named Bert, and two cats, Patty & Selma
My ideal vacation spot: Negril, Jamaica
Hobbies/Interests: Running and drinking wine
Other professional organizations I belong to:
I wish I could:Never have a to-do list…
Current job: Principal at Oneliance LLC
Summary of your role in the company: Building Infrastructure & Business Development
How I chose my occupation: I have reinvented myself several times over the years, spending the first half of my career on Wall Street and since 2000 in construction. Most importantly, I have enjoyed building and running companies.
Years in the business: 20
My specialization is: Making life easier and more enjoyable for my customers and my employees.
A good lead for me is: General Contractors of all sizes.
The most satisfying part of my job is: Working with clients who appreciate your efforts.
Best leadership advice I have been given: It is a lot less expensive to keep a client then to find a new one…
Greatest professional achievement: Building a company that designed and built some of the most beautiful houses in the Buckhead part of Atlanta.
Number of years with CREW: 2
Most significant CREW connection: Sloan Stryffeler- has been extremely supportive as we grow Oneliance. Networker extraordinaire!
Place of birth/hometown: Quakertown, PA
Number of years in Charlotte: 8
Family: Wife/Business Partner- Caroline, 3 wonderful & off-the-payroll children.
My ideal vacation spot: Vail, CO
Hobbies/Interests: Skiing, snowboarding, golf, tennis, beekeeping
Other professional organizations I belong to: ULI, CRCBR, Charlotte Chamber of Commerce
I wish I could: Do contracts with a handshake