Our Team

Our team is our biggest asset.  Without them, we wouldn't be here!

Andrew Rowland

Director of Operations

Andrew Rowland

Director of Operations

Andrew has over 20 years' experience in construction, home improvements, and maintenance on both single family and multi-family properties.  He began in 1997 flipping houses as a side hobby with a friend, and most recently served as a Director of Operations for a small start-up real estate investment company before striking out on his own to found the Talon Family of Companies.

 

Andrew's experience ranges from small home improvement maintenance/projects to complete new builds from the foundation to peak of the roof.  He has experience not only as a contractor, but in several other fields as well, including being a licensed pest control operator, certified home inspector, and licensed real estate agent.  There is hardly a facet of real estate that Andrew hasn't touched!  He is also well known for being very hands-on, and is often found in the field working side by side with the rest of the crew.  Andrew strives to spend a minimum of 50% of his time in the field and strongly believes in the theory that he will not ask an employee to do something that he hasn't already done or wouldn't do.

Andrew has been awarded an Associate of Science degree in Criminal Justice and a Bachelor's of Science degree in Management.  He holds licensure and/or certification as a peace officer, pest control applicator, home inspector, notary public, and real estate salesperson.

In his free time, Andrew likes to spend time working with animals and animal rescue groups, having a soft spot for dogs, particularly hounds and retrievers.  He serves as the Director of Maggie's Fund, a non-profit dedicated to helping high risk and medically at-risk strays.  He has directly rescued several high risk dogs and indirectly helped rescue countless others, both personally and through Maggie's Fund.      

Brent Newsome

Technician

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Jason King

Manager/Field Supervisor

Jason has over 25 years' experience in construction and maintenance.  He comes to us from a regional builder where he served as a field technician, assisting with punch outs, renovations, turns, and finish work.  Prior to that, Jason spent time on the maintenance teams of a small property management company and a private college, as well as serving as a manager for lawn care company.  He also has extensive experience working with realtors and investors flipping houses and is a Certified Home Inspector.    

Jason serves as our Manager and Field Supervisor, leading a team of technicians and apprentices both directly and indirectly on job sites.  He also performs functions as an estimator and estimating trainer.  Unofficially, he also serves as a mentor and resource to the less experienced staff.  With a keen eye for detail, finish work is one of his specialties.  

In his free time, Jason likes to spend time with his growing family, consisting of his wife, three children, and a grandson.  The family particularly enjoys camping.  He has also enjoyed coaching both high school basketball and baseball.  

Todd Castle

Apprentice

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Karri Showalter

Special Projects Technician

Karri began her career in maintenance and construction learning small projects from those around her.  Several years ago, she began working with a real estate management company as a painter.  During her tenure she took the initiative to learn many new skills including drywall, light electrical and plumbing, hard surface flooring, siding, and light landscaping, just to name a few.  She is a part-time team member and assists on many projects, continuing to learn new skills under a more senior technician, and jumps in when needed to serve as our Special Projects Technician.

Karri is pursuing a Bachelor's of Science degree in Sustainable Management and has a passion for working on projects that are environmentally friendly and reduce impacts on the environment around us.  She is responsible for designing, implementing, and running our internal recycling program, which aims to reduce the waste generated in the construction industry by buying smarter and recycling waste where possible.  She also consults on projects for our clients that contain an aspect of environmental responsibility.

In her free time, Karri enjoys many activities.  She has several animals, consisting of turtles, bunnies, and dogs.  She loves to spend time with her family, as well as outdoors, and particularly enjoys hiking, kayaking, and hammocking.  She also finds passion in helping the homeless and is a regular volunteer with Habitat for Humanity.  When she has a moment to rest, she enjoys Pinterest and crafting.    

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