Leadership Team

The governing body of NARI Atlanta is the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors perform such duties as necessary to carry out the intent and purpose of the Chapter. The Board of Directors shall consist of the Executive Committee (Officers) and between 6-10 Directors. 

Committee Chairs are not Directors, unless they are separately elected to the Board.

Every committee, subcommittee or task force is subject to the control and direction of the Board of Directors. The standing committees and any additional organizational units, councils, committees and tasks forces as may be created, are subject to dissolution or modifications by the Board of Directors. The initial standing committees are: Education, Bylaws & Ethics, Finance & Audit, Government Affairs, and Programs.

Officers

  • JD Crill, CR
    JD Crill, CR
    Certified Remodeler Owner Crill Construction + Contracting, LLC (770)710-5870
    President
  • Chris Lalomia
    Chris Lalomia
    Owner The Trusted Toolbox
    Vice President
  • Kris Griffin
    Kris Griffin
    Owner, Senior Project Manager Prestige Construction & Remodeling, LLC
    Secretary
  • Antonette Copeland
    Antonette Copeland
    Design Director Construction Resources (404)491-6615
    Treasurer
  • David Michelson
    David Michelson
    Partner Alair Homes Decatur (404)378-6962
    Board Chair

Directors

  • BeckySue Becker, CMKBD, CLIPP, CAPS
    BeckySue Becker, CMKBD, CLIPP, CAPS
    CMKBD, CLIPP, CAPS Owner/Principal Designer Designs by BSB (404)456-8799
    Term 2022-2024
  • Jessica Flores
    Creative Living, LLC (678)719-8598
    Term 2023-2025
  • Amanda Griffey
    Amanda Griffey
    Showroom Sales Construction Resources (404)351-6351
    Term 2023-2025
  • Jeff Hanlon
    Jeff Hanlon
    Manager Against The Grain (619)977-7805
    Term 2023-2025
  • Justin Huntley
    Director of New Business Development & Sales Training Randall Brothers, LLC (770)427-9770
    Term 2024-2026
  • Renee Jones
    Renee Jones
    BFA Architectural Interior Design Interior Designer/President/Owner Renee Jones Interiors, Inc. (404)314-3045
    Term 2024-2026
  • Michael Mendoza
    VaVia Atlanta (480)332-7582
    Term 2024-2026
  • Peter Ranney, CR
    Peter Ranney, CR
    Certified Remodeler Owner Ranney Blair Weidmann Remodeling
    Term 2022-2024
  • Tene Tucker-Hester
    Tene Tucker-Hester
    Director of Interior Design The Hamlin Group, LLC (770)674-1556
    Term 2023-2025

Staff

  • Kathryn Stempler
    Kathryn Stempler
    Executive Director (770)559-9440
    Executive Director
  • Susie St. Charles
    Administrative Support Specialist
    Administrative Support Specialist

Committee Chairs

Committee Chairs are not voting members of the Board unless they are separately elected as a Director or Officer.

If would like more information about what each committee does, copy and paste this url into your browser: https://www.nariatlanta.org/committees.
  • Patricia Higuita, CKBR
    Patricia Higuita, CKBR
    Certified Kitchen and Bath Remodeler Operations Manager Artech Roofing and Construction LLC (404)543-5578
    Education Committee
  • Kris Griffin
    Kris Griffin
    Owner, Senior Project Manager Prestige Construction & Remodeling, LLC
    Cutting Edge Committee
  • Mark D. Buelow, CGR, CR
    Mark D. Buelow, CGR, CR
    Certified Graduate Remodeler, Certified Remodeler President Distinctive Remodeling Solutions, Inc. (770)668-9393
    Bylaws & Ethics Committee
  • Garrett Erath
    Garrett Erath
    Owner Exodus Design Build (770)656-5569
    Finance Committee
  • Jessica Flores
    Creative Living, LLC (678)719-8598
    Government Affairs Committee
  • Becky Costa
    Owner/Principal Top Shop Stone (404)946-9338
    Programs Committee
  • Tene Tucker-Hester
    Tene Tucker-Hester
    Director of Interior Design The Hamlin Group, LLC (770)674-1556
    Brew Bash Committee
  • BeckySue Becker, CMKBD, CLIPP, CAPS
    BeckySue Becker, CMKBD, CLIPP, CAPS
    CMKBD, CLIPP, CAPS Owner/Principal Designer Designs by BSB (404)456-8799
    CotY Awards Committee
  • Gabrielle Mills
    Gabrielle Mills
    Owner Sourced.
    Marketing Committee
  • Amanda Griffey
    Amanda Griffey
    Showroom Sales Construction Resources (404)351-6351
    Membership Committee & "The EPG"
  • David Michelson
    David Michelson
    Partner Alair Homes Decatur (404)378-6962
    Skills USA
  • Kim Hollis
    Kim Hollis
    Architectural Designer (678)361-7295
    NARI Cares Board Chair