Todd R. Jackson

CEO
Certified Aging-In-Place Specialist (CAPS)
Certified Green Professional (CGP)

We understand how important it is to learn about the people you will be working with when you are choosing a company for your remodeling project. At Jackson Design and Remodeling, our team of exceptional professionals has always been our most important asset. The Jackson Design and Remodeling team embodies our company’s devotion to client care. Each member of our dedicated and accomplished staff contributes individual skills and experience to our common purpose: making our customers happy every day, with every project. I am proud to introduce the team that works together to transform homes and build clients for life. Also, keep in mind that you can always meet our team in person at one of our free Design and Remodeling seminars.

First Impressions

  • Stina
    Client Relations Manager

    Stina is a vital resource for Jackson Design and Remodeling clients.

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    Stina

    Client Relations Manager

    As Client Relations Manager, Stina is a vital resource for Jackson Design and Remodeling clients. With a zeal for client care, attention to detail and reliable efficiency, Stina clearly communicates with clients what they can realistically expect as they embark upon a remodeling project and then guides them through the process from start to finish. Stina develops and implements new systems and organizes information in an accessible, appealing way to ensure that clients receive consistently excellent care. Many clients first meet Stina in person at one of the JDR Design and Remodeling Seminars she is responsible for coordinating. She also handles a variety of essential communication and organizational tasks for clients and the JDR team.

     

    Stina was born and raised in Connecticut, where her family bought a historical home, built in 1908, that became a beloved renovation project for the whole family. After studying Political Science and Sociology at the University of Connecticut, Stina moved to New York and then on to San Diego to earn her MBA at the University of San Diego. Stina has always been interested in the way things work and enjoys learning about the technical aspects of remodeling. Clients and JDR team members rely on Stina as the agile, accessible and knowledgeable core of client relationship building.

  • Anita
    Client Relations Specialist

    Anita is the first point of contact for most Jackson Design and Remodeling clients.

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    Client Relations Specialist

    As the first point of contact for most Jackson Design and Remodeling clients, Anita embraces the opportunity to answer inquiries, ask questions and share information with an engaging, efficient, and effective approach. Anita has always loved design and was educated in her home state of North Carolina, where she received an Associate of Applied Science in Interior Design. While practicing design Anita continually found herself drawn to the business side of remodeling and decided to refocus her career.

    As a Client Relations Specialist, Anita encompasses the visual understanding of a designer and a strong familiarity with the practical details of the remodeling process from start to finish. She delights in the process of helping clients transform their dreams for their homes into reality. Service has been a driving force in Anita’s life, both professionally and personally. Professionally, Anita is committed to exceptional client service and building relationships that last a lifetime. Personally, Anita is a devoted community volunteer and church ministry member. She is also a dedicated cyclist and fitness enthusiast who loves the outdoors

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  • Gabrielle
    Production Support to CEO

    As Production Support to CEO Todd Jackson, Gabrielle plays an essential role.

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    Gabrielle

    Production Support to CEO

    As Production Support to CEO Todd Jackson, Gabrielle (“Gabbi”) plays a vital role in building lasting relationships with Jackson Design and Remodeling clients. A U.S. Navy veteran with an impressive background in service and construction, Gabbi supports the CEO as he meets with clients, develops estimates, and prepares scopes of work. She organizes the CEO’s challenging schedule, handles time sensitive communication points, and coordinates multiple deadlines. Gabbi is a master organizer and an expert in time management and efficiency.

     

    Originally from Utah, Gabbi has been interested in the construction business since childhood when she was inspired by her uncle’s work as a general contractor. When she joined the U.S. Navy after high school, she was assigned to the Naval Mobile Construction Battalion where she managed major construction projects and strengthened her skills in all aspects of the industry from planning to execution. After her military service, Gabbi earned a Bachelor’s in Business Management from San Diego State University and worked as an independent project manager and contractor. When she’s not on the job, Gabbi expresses her hands-on creative side with a variety of personal building projects and explores the outdoors with her wife and their pair of beloved German Shepherds.

Project Directors

  • Betsy
    Project Director

    Betsy is a talented expert with decades of experience whose creative and organizational skills are balanced with facility in project scoping and budget estimating.

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    Betsy

    Project Director

    Betsy is a talented professional who brings decades of experience in design and management to her role as Project Director for Jackson Design and Remodeling. Betsy was drawn to interior design at a young age. She expressed herself by experimenting in art and painting classes and by frequently changing the layout and colors of her childhood room. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design from Miami University in her native Ohio and pursued a thriving passion for design over the next three decades. Her creative and organizational skills are balanced with expertise in project scoping, budget estimating, and cost analysis.

     

    Over the course of her impressive career, Betsy has designed hundreds of spaces. She owned a design firm for many years where she managed projects from start to finish and capably collaborated with architects, designers, construction professionals, and partners to achieve exceptional results. Betsy’s proven leadership skills embody both vision and collaboration; she excels at building relationships with individuals and teams to create living spaces that beautifully enhance client lifestyles.

     

    Betsy is a savvy problem-solver who develops innovative, thoughtful solutions. Her capacity for balancing the details of a project with the overall goals makes her an inspiring and effective director. Her wealth of knowledge allows her to imagine a myriad of possibilities for a space. Because she believes that teamwork engenders the best ideas, she deeply values establishing excellent relationships with team members and clients on each project. Her ability to connect and communicate helps her understand and interpret clients’ visions for their homes and determine inventive ways to realize goals. Betsy recently moved to San Diego to be closer to her children and grandchildren. When she’s not at work she enjoys spending time with her two Cavalier and King Charles pups, working out, and cooking. She also loves discovering unique and artistic activities around San Diego.

  • George
    Project Director

    George is a gifted professional with an impressive combination of artistic, communication and entrepreneurial skills demonstrated over decades of experience.

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    George

    Project Director

    A gifted professional with an impressive combination of artistic, communication and entrepreneurial skills, George brings decades of experience to his role as Project Director for Home Expressions by Jackson Design and Remodeling. The inspiration to pursue a creative life started at an early age through the encouragement of his mother, an oil painter. A native of Seattle, Washington, George moved to California and supported himself as a chef while earning a design degree at Platt College in Eagle Rock, where he gained a strong foundation of business and design skills. He later discovered his love for construction while building his first dream as a restaurateur.

     

    During a prolific and successful career, George has designed and led hundreds of projects, from kitchens and baths to whole house remodels. His love for design and construction and experience in the kitchen helped George become one of the most respected kitchen designers in San Diego. George is driven to make clients happy in every way. He interprets client needs, assesses challenges, and develops innovative solutions that delight and inspire. Whether a client is searching for a look that is warm and cozy, uplifting and fresh, or modern and edgy, George combines expert guidance with a keen eye for detail, an ability to communicate a strong vision, and the leadership skills to successfully manage a project from start to finish.

     

    George’s experience in the kitchen often brings to light design elements not foreseen by the average cook. Having an extensive background in art gives him a discerning eye for color combinations and color balance sometimes overlooked in large-scale spaces. In his spare time, George is an active sports enthusiast who enjoys kayaking and sailing. He also loves to entertain at home, blending an enviable combination of cooking and design skills.

Architectural Team

  • Jim
    Licensed Architect

    Jim combines a strong command of architecture with a depth of remodeling industry knowledge.

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    LEED Green Associate
    Certified Aging-In-Place Specialist (CAPS)
    Certified Green Professional (CGP)

    Jim

    Licensed Architect

    Jim combines his strong command of architecture with a depth of knowledge gathered over years in the remodeling industry to skillfully guide clients through the initial phases of a project with Jackson Design and Remodeling. Jim meets one-on-one with clients to introduce the Jackson Design and Remodeling team and the company’s comprehensive design build services, helping clients visualize how JDR works to transform their homes. He leads clients to a clear understanding of the remodeling process, helps them articulate their needs and desires for a new space, and works with clients and the design team to coordinate a project’s initial design phase.

     

    Jim is a native of Phoenix, AZ, where he owned an architectural firm for five years before moving to San Diego in 1989. He received his Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Cincinnati. Before joining Jackson Design and Remodeling, Jim worked for nineteen years at another large remodeling firm, where he practiced his skills as an In-house Architect and worked for ten years as General Manager. He was drawn to the innovative design principles and customer service responsiveness at JDR. Jim is a member of the San Diego Rotary Club 33 and has been published locally as an architect.

  • Arnold
    Residential Designer

    During a career in the remodeling industry that spans over 25 years, Arnold has gained extensive experience in all aspects of architectural design.

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    Arnold

    Residential Designer

    During a career in the remodeling industry that spans over 25 years, Arnold has gained extensive experience in all aspects of architectural design. Arnold has contributed his skills to both residential and commercial buildings and is well versed in the California Building Code. His impressive background includes design, construction documents, administration, project management, and team leadership. As a Residential Designer for Jackson Design and Remodeling, Arnold brings seasoned skills, a strong work ethic and keen technical capabilities to every project, helping to ensure a successful outcome and stress-free process for our clients. Arnold is a volunteer and board member for the Del Mar Little League. He earned an Associate’s Degree in Architecture from Southwestern & Mesa Community College.

  • Sam
    Architect Production Support

    With strong organizational skills and clear, positive communication, Sam plays an essential role in assuring client satisfaction.

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    Sam

    Architect Production Support

    Sam plays an essential role in assuring client satisfaction as Architect Production Support for Jackson Design and Remodeling’s Licensed Architect, Jim Groen. He prepares preliminary scopes of work, gathers and prepares estimates, verifies specifications, and coordinates schedules all while working in close partnership with JDR’s Interior Design and Production teams, partners, and clients. Strong organizational skills and clear, positive communication are essential as Sam balances a variety of time-sensitive responsibilities and competing deadlines. Sam is pursuing a degree in architecture and is grateful for the opportunity to work in a professional environment surrounded by experts in design and architecture as continues his education. With a father and grandfather who enjoyed woodworking as a hobby and encouraged creative pursuits, Sam found his niche in architecture when he took a drafting class in high school. He is inspired by the transformative possibilities of architecture and the satisfaction of helping to bring clients’ visions for their homes to life. He appreciates the spirit of collaboration and cooperation at JDR, with everyone focused on the same goal of making each client’s experience exceptional. A San Diego native, Sam and his wife enjoy exploring a variety of outdoor activities, from dirt biking to hiking.

  • John
    Residential Designer, Associate AIA

    With more than 30 years of experience in the residential design field, John helps to ensure a smooth remodeling process.

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    John

    Residential Designer, Associate AIA

    Prior to joining Jackson Design and Remodeling as a Residential Designer, John worked for more than 30 years in the design field with various architectural firms. He was self-employed for several years, operating his own design firm, which specialized in high-end residential projects. John holds a BArch from Cal Polytechnic University Pomona, where he majored in the School of Environmental Design. His extensive experience includes design and space planning, project management, construction document preparation, subcontractor coordination, and plan permitting. His technical skills and wide ranging experience in the residential design field help to ensure a smooth process and memorable experience for JDR’s clients.

  • Jerry
    Residential Designer

    Jerry brings extensive experience in the architectural industry to his position as Residential Designer, along with 13 years in project management positions.

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    Jerry

    Residential Designer

    Jerry brings extensive experience in the architectural industry, along with 13 years in project management positions, to his role as Residential Designer for Jackson Design and Remodeling. Jerry helps to ensure a stress-free remodeling experience for our clients by applying his seasoned skills and strong understanding of architecture and construction to every project. Prior to joining Jackson Design and Remodeling, Jerry built his career with architectural firms handling both residential and commercial work. He balances significant experience with large-scale projects with dedicated attention to detail. Originally from Mexico, Jerry moved to Temecula as a child. His creative side was initially drawn to graphic design but he chose architecture because of the satisfaction of translating people’s ideas into a tangible and useful form. Jerry is an avid gardener and relaxes on weekends by tending his flourishing vegetable garden and fruit trees.

  • David
    Residential Designer

    As a Residential Designer for Jackson Design and Remodeling, David contributes 12 years of hands-on experience in construction and architectural plan development.

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    David

    Residential Designer

    David was born into a family with an impressive history of master carpenters and craftsmen, including his great-great grandfather who brought his family to San Diego for the development of Balboa Park and other historic sites in San Diego. David enthusiastically joined the trade himself starting with framing and remodeling homes before following in his father’s and grandfather’s footsteps by pursuing residential design. As a Residential Designer for Jackson Design and Remodeling, David contributes 12 years of hands-on experience in construction and architectural plan development to help clients see their dreams come to life. David is adept at using Revit, an architectural software, to produce designs, construction documents, and 3D visualizations for clients. David is excited to be on a team that fully embraces and maximizes this technology, which is relatively new to residential remodeling. When he’s not at work, David spends time with family, enjoys playing soccer and is a loyal Chargers fan.

  • Denisse
    Residential Designer, Associate AIA

    Denisse contributes a wealth of experience and singular skills to her position as Residential Designer for Jackson Design and Remodeling.

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    Denisse

    Residential Designer, Associate AIA

    Denisse brings a wealth of experience and singular skills to her position as Residential Designer for Jackson Design and Remodeling. She was drawn to design and architecture from an early age and completed an architecture internship in her last year of high school. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., where she was educated in traditional methods of hand drafting and hand-cut modeling, along with the latest innovative techniques. JDR’s unified team approach is appealing to Denisse, who enjoys being inspired by the collaborative creative process with colleagues and clients. Originally from Peru, Denisse first moved to Washington, D.C. before coming to San Diego where she says the weather and environment make her feel like she is always on vacation. She is an enthusiastic explorer of California architecture, San Diego city attractions, the beach and surrounding hiking trails. Denisse is also a committed community volunteer who has dedicated time to homeless shelters and civic activities.

  • John M.
    Residential Designer

    John contributes an impressive blend of leadership skills, technical expertise and project management talent to his position.

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    John M.

    Residential Designer

    John contributes an impressive blend of leadership skills, technical expertise and project management talent to his position as Residential Designer for Jackson Design and Remodeling. Inspired at an early age by his grandfather, who built his own home, John earned a BENVD-Architecture degree from University of Colorado Boulder and then gained valuable work experience in architecture and construction. John’s strong technical proficiency is appreciated in a fast-paced work environment where each detail matters. He attributes much of his ability to lead and manage competing deadlines to his service with the California National Guard as a Platoon Leader. John adeptly manages the measuring details for multiple projects, skillfully arriving at solutions that help each client’s job run smoothly and successfully. In his free time he enjoys the outdoors, including hiking, fishing, and surfing.

Interior Design Team

  • Tatiana
    Design Department Manager and Senior Interior Designer

    Our Design Department Manager and Senior Designer, Tatiana has excelled in her field for more than two decades and her leadership of the Jackson Design and Remodeling design team has inspired multiple award-winning projects.

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    Senior Interior Designer, CKD, CBD
    Allied ASID
    Certified Aging-In-Place Specialist (CAPS)
    Certified Green Professional (CGP)

    Tatiana

    Design Department Manager

    Tatiana Machado-Rosas is Jackson Design and Remodeling’s Design Department Manager and Senior Designer. Tatiana has excelled in her field for more than two decades and her leadership of the Jackson Design and Remodeling design team has inspired multiple award-winning projects. Originally from Mexico City, Tatiana has traveled throughout the world, gaining inspiration from many cultures before making San Diego her home 20 years ago. She graduated from the Design Institute of San Diego with a BFA in Interior Design. She earned her CKD (Certified Kitchen Designer) accreditation through the NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association.) Tatiana is an active member of ASID (American Society of Interior Designers) and her projects have been displayed in the ASID Kitchen Tour since 2002.

     

    In 2016, Tatiana won the highly competitive Kitchen + Dining category in HGTV’s “Fresh Faces of Design” competition after five weeks of public voting at hgtv.com, and over 57.8 million page views. Tatiana’s projects have been recognized by ASID (Design Excellence Awards), NKBA (NKBA Star Awards), NARI (CotY Awards), Qualified Remodeler (Master Design Awards) and the Chrysalis Awards. Her designs have been published numerous times in such online and print publications as HGTV.com, Better Homes and Gardens, San Diego Magazine, Qualified Remodeler, San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles, Kitchens, Ranch & Coast, Kitchen & Bath Design News, Modern Luxury, and The San Diego Union Tribune. One of her kitchen designs was recently named Best Kitchen by the readers of Architectural Digest in their 2013 Before + After: Reader Kitchens contest. In 2009, Tatiana was honored with a Tribute to Women & Industry (TWIN) award from the YWCA. In 2010, Tatiana was named to San Diego Metropolitan Magazine’s “40 Under 40,” an annual list of the 40 individuals under the age of 40 whose outstanding business and civic contributions are shaping the region’s future. A prestigious newspaper in Mexico has featured weekly articles on design trends with Tatiana’s collaboration.

     

    Tatiana’s creative inspiration, innovative skills and intuitive understanding of client needs is demonstrated in the diverse solutions she creates, always uniquely suited to each individual client. Her passion for beautiful design is evident in the style and functionality she infuses into each project she undertakes. Tatiana’s effective management of the design department ensures smooth communication and implementation while the design and production departments work together to make each project a success. Her distinct talent, attention to client satisfaction and remarkable project outcomes are all part of her substantial contribution to JDR.

  • Sol
    Senior Interior Designer

    Sol, Senior Designer for the Jackson Design and Remodeling design team, is a multiple-award winning professional with more than fifteen years of experience as an Architectural Designer.

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    Sol

    Senior Interior Designer

    Sol, Senior Designer for the Jackson Design and Remodeling design team, is a multiple-award winning professional with close to two decades of experience as an Architectural Designer. Sol applies her considerable skills from the studio and the field to transform her clients’ visions into stunning reality. Sol was born and raised in Argentina where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture. She was involved in the design of various projects in Buenos Aries before moving to Southern California where she now practices her passion for artistic, impressive home design.

     

    Sol has been featured on the cover and inside many prestigious publications. As guest editor for Kitchen & Bath Business Magazine, renowned designer Jonathan Adler personally selected Sol’s “Natural Modern” kitchen as a feature story. Sol’s work has also been spotlighted in HGTV Magazine, Dwell online, Beautiful Kitchens & Baths, Signature Kitchens, San Diego Magazine, Dream Kitchens & Baths, San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles, Kitchens, U-T San Diego, Modern Luxury Magazine, Remodeling Magazine, Ranch & Coast Magazine, NKBA Magazine and Qualified Remodeler.

     

    A recognized design innovator, Sol has received numerous national and regional awards for her work including ASID (American Society of Interior Designers) Awards, Chrysalis Awards, NARI (National Association of Remodeling Industry) CotY (Contractor of the Year) Awards, NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association) Awards, and Qualified Remodeler Master Design Awards. Sol was honored with the 2014 NKBA National Award for Best Overall Bath and Best Powder Room. She has also been recognized with two Kitchen of the Year awards: 2010 Kitchen of the Year from San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles (featured on the cover) and 2012 Kitchen of the Year from Ranch & Coast Magazine.

     

    Sol is inspired by the myriad cultures she has experienced during her travels in South America, North America and Europe. She takes the utmost care to incorporate each individual client’s personal hopes, dreams, aspirations, and requirements into her unique design solutions and complimentary style suggestions. Clients are inspired when working with Sol because of her intuitive nature, creativity and responsiveness. Sol’s experience and talent make her an incredible asset to the Jackson Design and Remodeling team. She continues to astound and delight clients all while being a mother of two lively and energetic young girls.

  • Pamela
    Senior Interior Designer

    As a Senior Interior Designer for Jackson Design and Remodeling, Pamela takes pride in her ability to transform spaces that affect the lives of her clients in a positive and inspiring way.

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    Allied ASID

    Pamela

    Senior Interior Designer

    Pamela is an accomplished interior designer with over twelve years of experience in the design build industry. A lifelong enthusiast of the arts and creative pursuits, she possesses a diverse set of skills, knowledge, and talent. As a Senior Interior Designer for Jackson Design and Remodeling, Pamela takes pride in her ability to transform spaces that affect the lives of her clients in a positive and inspiring way. Her many award-winning projects range from traditional to contemporary interiors with a focus on cohesive designs that bring client personalities to life. Creating an innovative space that exudes self-expression and comfort is the ultimate achievement for Pamela.

     

    In addition to her career in interior design, Pamela worked for many years in the luxury hospitality industry with a four-star, five-diamond resort. She learned the art of fine living and how to provide a seamless experience for clientele. This background has given her a strong foundation in developing client relationships and an understanding of how to create comfortable, luxurious surroundings. Helping clients achieve and fulfill a vision for their homes is a passion for Pamela, who has dedicated much of her career to extraordinary client care. Pamela’s abilities to guide, inspire, and create help Jackson Design and Remodeling’s clients imagine creative and functional possibilities for their homes.

     

    Pamela graduated with honors from San Diego State’s FIDER accredited Interior Design Program, earning a BA in Fine Arts with an emphasis in Interior Design. She is involved with the local chapter of NKBA and is an Allied member of ASID. Working in the design build industry and as an independent designer in San Diego has afforded her a vast knowledge in construction and interior design. Pamela is well-versed in all aspects of residential design, including custom home design, architectural planning, energy-efficient design, kitchen and bath design, and custom cabinetry.

     

    In her spare time, Pamela is dedicated to a full life with her family and friends. She enjoys being outdoors, hiking, skiing, event planning, and traveling. The co-chair of JDR’s Giving Back Committee, she loves participating in volunteer work with Habitat for Humanity, Friends and Family Community Connection, Susan G. Komen, Rancho Bernardo Community Presbyterian Church, and various other organizations that help enrich the lives of others.

  • Rosella
    Senior Interior Designer

    Rosella, a Senior Interior Designer for Jackson Design and Remodeling, is a talented, award-winning professional with a strong architectural background.

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    Allied ASID

    Rosella

    Senior Interior Designer

    Rosella, a Senior Interior Designer for Jackson Design and Remodeling, is a talented, award-winning professional with a strong architectural background. She has built her impressive career during more than 12 years of experience in interior design and is responsible for multiple projects that have received regional and national recognition. Rosella is a native of Mexico where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture and launched her career with an internship in an architectural design firm. In addition to her Bachelor’s degree, Rosella earned a Master of Science in Architecture from The NewSchool of Architecture & Design. Since Rosella moved to San Diego in 2005, she has worked with clients on projects ranging from bathrooms and kitchens to whole home remodels. Her projects have been honored by ASID (Design Excellence Awards), NARI (CotY Awards), Qualified Remodeler Magazine (Master Design Awards), and the Chrysalis Awards. Her work has been featured in various publications including The Union Tribune, San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles, Cottages and Bungalows, and the front cover of Qualified Remodeler. Rosella is an Allied member of the ASID (American Society of Interior Designers) and an active member of the NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association).

     

    Rosella believes a space should be a three-dimensional expression of the personality, culture and lifestyle of the user. She thinks of every design as a journey and each project as an exploratory creative partnership with the client. Her special attention to detail and clear communication with clients are among the many strengths she brings to JDR’s design team. In addition to being an accomplished professional, Rosella balances her life by having quality time every day with her husband and young children. Family and giving to the community are her two most important values. Rosella goes to an orphanage in Tijuana once a month, she is part of a project called “El Arte alimenta – art nourishes” a non-profit art education program with a mission to support the artistic development and creative thinking of foster children and teenagers.

  • Alison
    Senior Interior Designer

    Alison demonstrates outstanding technical, artistic and communication skills as a Senior Interior Designer for Jackson Design and Remodeling.

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    Senior Interior Designer, AKBD
    Allied ASID

    Alison

    Senior Interior Designer

    Alison, Senior Interior Designer for Jackson Design and Remodeling, was selected as a recipient of the prestigious NKBA “30 Under 30” award in 2017, which recognizes outstanding young designers. Alison demonstrates exceptional technical, artistic and communication skills. Her imaginative and technically impressive work has been recognized with industry awards, including a 2017 CotY (Contractor of the Year) award from NARI, a National Chrysalis Award and a Qualified Remodeler Master Design Honorable Mention Award. Her designs have been featured in national publications, including Cottages & Bungalows Magazine and Make it Organized Magazine. Alison attained certification from the National Kitchen and Bath Association as an Associate Kitchen & Bath Designer (AKBD) and is an Allied Member of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID). She earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design from the Design Institute of San Diego. Alison was inspired to pursue a career in design from a young age when her family moved into a new house that required a whole home design and she discovered how much she enjoyed creating from a blank slate. Alison is a talented and diligent professional who has demonstrated an ability to create nationally recognized, award-winning designs while also mentoring others, volunteering in her community, and dedicating herself to the success of her team as a whole.

  • Jen
    Senior Interior Designer

    Jen demonstrates exceptional artistic and imaginative talent as a Senior Interior Designer for Jackson Design and Remodeling.

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    Allied ASID

    Jen

    Senior Interior Designer

    As a Senior Interior Designer for Jackson Design and Remodeling, Jen’s exceptionally artistic and imaginative talent is demonstrated in work that has earned industry awards and features in publications. Originally an architecture major in college, Jen discovered interior design during a drafting class, fell in love with space planning, and changed her educational path shortly thereafter. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design from The Art Institute of California San Diego and a Masters in Interior Architecture from UCLA. She is an Allied Member of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID). Jen’s passion for interior design is driven by the satisfaction of helping to transform people’s lifestyles with design. She combines an artistic and analytical approach and is driven to master new concepts, stay current with industry trends and help JDR’s clients visualize their dreams for their homes. Clients appreciate Jen’s ability to listen closely, communicate responsively and intuitively encapsulate their needs and desires. During her rare free time, Jen enjoys spending time with her family and frequently participates in JDR events giving back to the community.

  • Marisela
    Senior Interior Designer

    Marisela appreciates the joy of making clients happy by transforming their homes.

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    Marisela

    Senior Interior Designer

    As a Senior Interior Designer for Jackson Design and Remodeling, Marisela is able to experience her favorite part of design, the joy of making clients happy by transforming their homes. Marisela is a native of San Diego and earned an Interior Design Associates Degree from FIDM in Los Angeles, California. She comes from a family of artists who show their work in exhibitions throughout San Diego. As a child, she experimented with fashion and sewing before migrating to interior design. Shortly after graduating from FIDM, Marisela joined Jackson Design and Remodeling and continued to learn her craft hands-on from the senior design team. She appreciates the creativity of designing layouts and seeing a project through from conception to completion in a design build remodeling environment. Marisela is an excellent communicator who is dedicated to building rapport and trust with clients. She goes to any lengths to make sure clients are completely satisfied with every aspect of their projects. During her time away from the design studio, Marisela enjoys socializing with family and friends.

  • Caroline
    Cabinetry Design Manager

    As part of JDR's Design Department, Caroline creates cabinetry drawings and digital renderings as well as pricing, ordering and installation layouts for our clients.

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    AKBD

    Caroline

    Cabinetry Design Manager

    A native of Winston-Salem, NC, Caroline was new to San Diego when she joined the JDR team as a Cabinetry Design Manager. She graduated from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill with a BA in Psychology. Her father owned a building supply company and from an early age Caroline was surrounded by construction and fascinated by drawing floor plans and “dream homes.” Caroline co-owned a kitchen and bath design firm in North Carolina, where she attained hands-on experience in kitchen and bath design. As part of JDR’s Design Department, Caroline creates cabinetry drawings and digital renderings as well as pricing, ordering and installation layouts for our clients.

  • Anna M.
    Cabinetry Design Assistant

    Anna diligently employs her structural design and architectural knowledge along with careful attention to detail during the cabinetry design process.

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    AKBD

    Anna M.

    Cabinetry Design Assistant

    Anna, a Cabinetry Design Assistant for Jackson Design and Remodeling, was born in San Diego, raised in Tijuana, and returned to San Diego 12 years ago. Ever since she watched her father build their home from scratch as a child, Anna knew she wanted to pursue a career in the construction field. She was initially drawn to architecture before deciding that she preferred working with the interior environment. She earned a Bachelors of Science in Interior Design from the Art Institute of California San Diego and developed strong technical skills in hand-drafting, rending, architecture and design. She appreciates the leadership and meticulous standards of JDR’s cabinetry department, which is driven to discover the most creative, innovative solutions to meet clients’ needs and desires for their homes. Anna diligently employs her structural design and architectural knowledge along with careful attention to detail during the cabinetry design process.

  • Jennifer R.
    Interior Designer

    Jennifer practices in-depth communication with clients and translates their lifestyle needs and desires into innovative design concepts for their homes.

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    Jennifer R.

    Interior Designer

    As an Interior Designer for Jackson Design and Remodeling, Jennifer practices in-depth communication with clients and translates their lifestyle needs and desires into innovative design concepts for their homes. Jennifer was raised in an environment of artistic entrepreneurship with extended family who enjoyed drawing and painting and a mother who owned a creative business. She knew from the time she was very young that she wanted to make a living in the arts. Having the family home remodeled during her childhood sparked a strong interest in Interior Design. After graduating from San Diego State with a BA in Applied Arts and Sciences with an Emphasis in Interior Design, Jennifer strengthened her business and design skills in a series of internships and positions in the creative field before joining JDR. Born, raised and educated in San Diego, Jennifer loves her hometown and still enjoys playing tourist here during her leisure time with a close circle of friends and family.

  • Priscilla
    Interior Designer

    Priscilla appreciates making a very personal difference in the lives of clients with thoughtful interior design.

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    Priscilla

    Interior Designer

    Priscilla was educated at the Art Institute of California San Diego where she received a Bachelor of Science, Interior Design. She pursued creative arts and activities from the time she was a young child and explored various disciplines including visual arts, performing arts, and set design. After graduation, she explored roles in video editing, set design and the visual arts, all of which further developed her broad creativity and strengthened her eye for interior design. As an Interior Designer for Jackson Design and Remodeling, Priscilla appreciates the unique opportunity to make a very personal difference in the lives of clients with thoughtful interior design. Priscilla is a San Diego native and an avid reader of every genre from biographies to science fiction.

  • Hana
    Interior Designer

    Hana brings a lifelong passion for design and architecture to each project she completes for a client.

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    Hana

    Interior Designer

    An Interior Designer for Jackson Design and Remodeling, Hana brings a lifelong passion for design and architecture to each project she completes for a client. Hana has lived in several countries and states, including Georgia, where she earned her BFA at the Savannah College of Art and Design. Hana was exposed to architecture and design from an early age as her family travelled throughout the world. She delights in the fast pace of the Jackson Design and Remodeling Design Department and appreciates working closely with clients to help them achieve their vision for their homes. She is dedicated to transforming client’s existing homes into functional, beautiful living environments. When she’s not at work, Hana winds down with reading, yoga, cooking and baking.

  • Catherine
    Interior Designer

    Cat enthusiastically applies her impressive technical and creative skills to each project she undertakes.

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    Catherine

    Interior Designer

    Catherine has had an appreciation for interior design from a young age. She values smart, thoughtful design coupled with innovative concepts. As an Interior Designer for Jackson Design and Remodeling, Cat enthusiastically applies her impressive technical and creative skills to each project she undertakes. She loves being involved in the process of creating the varied pieces of a design that fit together to work in unity. Before earning a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design from The Art Institute of California San Diego, Catherine obtained a BS in Business from San Diego State University. As a San Diego native she enjoys exploring her beautiful hometown and draws design inspiration from its abundant cultural life and natural beauty.

  • Elisabeth
    Design Assistant

    Elisabeth is driven by the variety and creativity of the interior design tasks she collaborates on with a team of talented professionals.

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    Elisabeth

    Design Assistant

    Attracted to the history of art and architecture from an early age, Elisabeth earned an A.A.S. in Liberal Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences from SUNY Adirondack and a B.F.A. in Interior Design from The Sage Colleges in New York. As a Design Assistant for Jackson Design and Remodeling, Elisabeth is driven by the variety and creativity of the interior design tasks she collaborates on with a team of talented professionals. She contributes exceptional technical and artistic skills to each project, along with a deep knowledge and appreciation for the history and psychology of design. During her spare time, Elisabeth loves to check out Balboa Park, visit local museums, and explore San Diego on long hikes.

  • Lauren
    Design Assistant

    Lauren's positive attitude, motivation, and desire to learn are essential in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment.

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    Lauren

    Design Assistant

    Lauren was introduced to design and architecture at an early age when her grandfather, who was a business owner and landscape architect, would bring her along on his jobs. She was fascinated by the homes she saw and inspired by the concept of integrating indoor and outdoor living. Lauren earned a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design from The Art Institute of California, San Diego and graduated on the Dean’s Honor Roll. She started at JDR as a Cabinetry Design Assistant, strengthening her excellent technical skills. Now a Design Assistant for Jackson Design and Remodeling, Lauren’s positive attitude, motivation, and desire to learn are essential in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment. Her persistence and organization are valuable assets as she works on multiple projects. A San Diego native, Lauren loves to spend time with her family, enjoys long hikes, and is always on the lookout for creative projects to pursue.

  • Ashley
    Design Assistant

    Ashley contributes strong technical knowledge, along with exceptional skills in hand-rendering interior spaces and all aspects of the design process.

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    Ashley

    Design Assistant

    A Design Assistant for Jackson Design and Remodeling, Ashley showed an early interest in interiors, surprising her mother by constantly rearranging her room or the family kitchen as a child. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design at The Art Institute of California, San Diego. She developed strong technical knowledge, along with exceptional skills in hand-rendering interior spaces, landscaping design, and all aspects of the design process. Ashley is enthusiastic about the collaborative team processes of JDR and the opportunity to work closely with so many talented designers. She is particularly drawn to varieties of materials and how they can influence a space and is inspired by journeys to museums, model homes, and other visual environments. As a Design Assistant, Ashley is focused on AutoCAD drawings, material selection, and vendor relationships. During her free time she loves to visit the beach or stay at home and explore one of her many personal creative projects, usually involving imaginative ideas for accessory “upcycling.”

  • Anushka
    Design Assistant

    Anushka uses her strong technical and artistic skills to create tile and countertop drawings and presentation boards.

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    Anushka

    Design Assistant

    Anushka was inspired to pursue a career in Interior Design when she took art classes in college and discovered an innate talent for drawing and painting. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design from San Diego State University. As a Design Assistant for Jackson Design and Remodeling, Anushka manages multiple projects in a fast-paced environment and uses her strong technical and artistic skills to create tile and countertop drawings and presentation boards. Energized by the supportive and lively atmosphere at JDR, where she can strengthen her skills with expert professional designers, Anushka is dedicated to working together with the Design Team toward the common goal of beautifully transforming clients’ homes. She is particularly drawn to the psychological aspects of interior design and the ability to listen to and interpret clients’ needs and desires for their homes. Anushka was born in Baku, Azerbaijan and is fluent in Russian. In her free time she likes to bond with family and explore personal creative projects, especially painting portraits.

  • Erica
    Design Assistant

    Erica is exhilarated by the collaborative aspect of design, working with the Design Team to discover how to translate client dreams into reality.

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    Erica

    Design Assistant

    Erica is a San Diego native from a family of exceptionally creative people, including artists and comedians. While earning her B.A. at UC Davis with the idea of pursuing a career in advertising, Erica visited the architecture and design building and was immediately motivated to change the focus of her studies. She graduated with a Design B.A. and a Minor in Communication. During intensive study abroad in London, Erica gained a strong appreciation for modern and unconventional design. Erica thrives in the fast-paced environment of the Design Team, assisting with multiple projects. She is exhilarated by the collaborative aspect of design, working with the Design Team to discover how to translate client dreams into reality and create beautiful, functional homes that enhance their lifestyles. Sustainability has been a driving force in Erica’s life and she is always excited to explore how architecture and remodeling can have an impact on the planet. A Certified Yoga Instructor, Erica is focused on beauty and wellness in many aspects of her life. She loves to experiment with woodcraft during her free time, building large artistic and functional pieces.

  • Brianna
    Design Assistant

    Brianna’s exceptional communication and organizational talents are indispensable in assisting our Interior Designers throughout the design process.

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    Brianna

    Design Assistant

    Brianna was inspired to explore the remodeling and design industry from an early age when she watched her father, who was born in Sicily, continually remodel their California family home to resemble an Italian villa. She also had a cousin in law who was successful in the design field. As a Design Assistant for Jackson Design and Remodeling, Brianna’s exceptional communication and organizational talents are indispensable in assisting our Interior Designers throughout the design process. She helps with specifications for appliances, materials, and accessories, sources products, and places orders. She corresponds with and answers questions for clients and helps Design Department administrative tasks run smoothly. Brianna earned an Interior Architecture and Design, BFA degree from Academy of Art University in San Francisco. She is passionate about the design process, from conceptualizing and drafting to the technical skills involved in the details of bringing a project to completion. In her free time, Brianna likes to spend time hiking, on the beach, or shopping for the perfect home accessory.

  • Iliana
    Design Assistant

    Attention to detail, a high level of organization, and dedicated timeliness are just a few of the essential qualities Iliana brings to her position.

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    Iliana

    Design Assistant

    Attention to detail, a high level of organization, and dedicated timeliness are just a few of the essential qualities Iliana brings to her position as Design Assistant for Jackson Design and Remodeling. A recent graduate of San Diego State University with a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences, Emphasis in Interior Design, Iliana assists our Interior Designers throughout the design process with floor plans, elevations and construction document sets. She researches appliance specifications, materials, and accessories, and contributes to the smooth running of administrative tasks. Her excellent technical capabilities and enthusiasm are appreciated in a fast-paced department with multiple ongoing projects. Iliana originally planned to pursue a career as an architect but discovered that she enjoyed working closely with clients and was drawn to the more personal aspects of interior design. Helping clients understand and visualize the creative possibilities for their spaces continually inspires her. Born and raised in San Diego, Iliana’s weekends are often spent in museums and art galleries or on the beach enjoying the sun.

  • Karina
    Presentation Manager

    Karina balances a keen understanding of design with a sense of urgency to complete multiple projects with competing deadlines.

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    Karina

    Presentation Manager

    As a Presentation Manager for Jackson Design and Remodeling, Karina leads the creative output of a busy department that is central to the design process.  She balances a keen understanding of design with a sense of urgency to complete multiple projects with competing deadlines. Karina’s staff is responsible for helping clients envision their space at the beginning of the design process with material selections, drawings and renderings that help them make a personal connection to their future home. When the design is finished, Karina steps in again with guidance about accessories and finishing touches. She also leads her department in styling photo shoots of finished projects and designing company events. Born in Poland, Karina called Europe home for many years and her design aesthetic is influenced by that experience as well as her fashion design background. She earned an Associate Degree in Interior Design from San Diego Mesa College. She is an avid runner and has participated in many local charity races. Karina is also a passionate cook and a dedicated mom who enthusiastically skateboards and hikes with her young son.

  • Anna K
    3ds Max Presentation Assistant

    Anna helps bring concepts to life so each client can easily visualize the look and feel of their new home.

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    Anna K

    Presentation Assistant

    As a 3ds Max Presentation Assistant for Jackson Design and Remodeling, Anna helps bring concepts to life so each client can easily visualize the look and feel of their new home. She creates perspectives, line drawings, color renderings and other presentation materials using 3D Studio Max. Anna is a gifted artist who earned an education and developed technical and creative skills in her native Russia before moving to the United States in 2013. Originally attracted to many creative pursuits including photography and fashion, she discovered interior design in college and earned an Interior Design degree from the Institute of Business and Design B&D in Moscow. Anna understands the importance of capturing the effects of light and materials in the rendering of a space and how precisely sketching one perfect detail can communicate the essence of a home’s style. She enjoys the collaborative team effort of the Design Department and is enthusiastic about developing her expertise in the latest technology while discovering new ways to communicate visually with clients. When she’s not at work she spends time riding the waves or hiking with her husband and son.

  • Kathryn
    Presentation Assistant

    Kathryn is a talented visual artist whose creative skills help inspire clients with clear and compelling presentations.

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    Kathryn

    Presentation Assistant

    Kathryn is a talented visual artist whose creative skills as a Presentation Assistant for Jackson Design and Remodeling help inspire clients with clear and compelling presentations. Kathryn assists the Presentation Manager in preparing projects for client presentations, including drawing by hand. She creates tile and countertop drawings, and assists with specifications and ordering. Kathryn’s artistic eye is also crucial during the staging of client photo shoots, helping to capture each client’s home at its very best. Her responsiveness and organization are essential as she works on multiple projects simultaneously in a fast paced environment. She appreciates the active daily variety and supportive team environment of her work. Kathryn earned an Associate of Arts, Visual Communications degree from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in San Francisco and a Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts from Dordt College in Iowa. Before joining Jackson Design and Remodeling, she gained broad experience in design, sketching, client service, and visual display. Kathryn grew up in Ripon, a small town outside of Modesto California where she was always imagining and drawing. She is a dedicated country and western music fan and a devoted line dancer on weekends.

Production Team

  • Brent Stevens
    Production Manager

    An Air Force veteran of the Gulf War era, Brent brings considerable leadership and strategic skills to the Jackson Design and Remodeling team.

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    Brent Stevens

    Production Manager

    An Air Force veteran of the Gulf War era, Brent brings considerable leadership and strategic skills to the Jackson Design and Remodeling team. After his eight years of military service, Brent earned a degree in Management, graduating with honors. Brent brings these skills, along with more than a decade of experience in the construction industry, to his position as Production Manager. During his years in construction, Brent has continually acquired greater responsibility in each successive position, developing his expertise in management, technical and communication skills, as well as hands-on production work.

     

    As Production Manager, Brent heads the Production Department and oversees JDR’s team of project managers and field staff. He is responsible for developing, implementing, and refining the Production Department policies, procedures and systems that make each JDR project a successful experience for our clients. In keeping with the company’s commitment to ‘Build Clients for Life’, Brent also manages JDR’s Premium Client Care Warranty process. Brent is dedicated to assuring that each client’s expectations are exceeded. Working with a unified team of architects, designers, and construction professionals, Brent appreciates being an integral part of transforming client’s homes. A committed family man, Brent enjoys time with his wife, children and grandchildren.

  • Jesse
    Assistant Production Manager

    After almost two decades in the construction industry, Jesse brings extensive experience to his role.

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    Jesse

    Assistant Production Manager

    After almost two decades in the construction industry, Jesse brings extensive experience to his role as an Assistant Production Manager for Jackson Design and Remodeling. He has hands-on skills in all phases of construction and is knowledgeable about the latest materials and methods. Jesse has worked on many high-end residential design and build projects, supervising staff, managing deadlines and budgets, and communicating with clients and vendors. His communication skills, along with his dedication to meeting deadlines while maintaining the highest quality work, are valuable assets in the work environment. Jesse assists the Production Manager with a variety of tasks, oversees the finish carpentry trades, steps in as a manager on projects as needed, and ensures Jackson Design and Remodeling clients each have an exceptional, stress-free remodeling experience.

  • Jennifer V.
    Senior Production Coordinator/Lead IT Support

    Jennifer capably handles two roles that together are essential to the efficient and reliable systems Jackson Design and Remodeling clients rely on.

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    Jennifer V.

    Senior Production Coordinator/Lead IT Support

    As Jackson Design and Remodeling’s Production Coordinator and Lead IT Support, Jennifer capably handles two roles that together are essential to the efficient and reliable systems Jackson Design and Remodeling clients rely on. She applies her efficient administrative abilities, excellent organizational skills and extensive technical knowledge to help assure that all JDR clients receive accurate and timely project estimates. Using JDR’s carefully designed cost estimating system, Jennifer helps to access the best values, determine exact costs and avoid any surprises for clients during the design build process.

     

    Jennifer acts as a liaison with JDR and our subcontractors, sustaining the positive ethical relationships that make each project run smoothly. She is the resident expert in JDR’s proprietary custom designed Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software. She works closely with the system programmer to continually enhance the ERP and then communicates updates to JDR staff, assuring that clients are always receiving the highest quality, most up-to-date technology and service. She also procures the technical equipment needed for each member of the JDR team and handles installation, training, and support. Originally from Southern California, Jennifer was educated at Victor Valley College where she earned Associate Degrees in Math and Science and in Liberal Arts. She brings a high level of enthusiasm for design build remodeling, along with an ability to intelligently prioritize multiple deadlines, to her position as Senior Production Coordinator/Lead IT Support. In her free time, Jennifer bakes elaborate and delicious cakes and cupcakes. She and her husband are devoted to their Golden Retriever, Sheldon, and love to bring him to the beach and dog parks.

  • Teri
    Production Coordinator

    A masterful “list maker,” Teri’s excellent organizational and communication skills are valuable assets in her role.

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    Teri

    Production Coordinator

    Teri’s excellent organizational and communication skills are valuable assets in her role as Production Coordinator for Jackson Design and Remodeling. A masterful “list maker,” she creates, tracks, and follows up on action items with subcontractors, ensuring that each client’s project is successful and timely. JDR’s proprietary custom designed Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software is essential to Teri’s responsibilities as she organizes timelines, communicates next steps, and reviews assigned deadlines for multiple ongoing projects. Her affinity for working with others is appreciated in JDR’s collaborative, team oriented environment. Teri embraces the fast-paced variety of her responsibilities and is enthusiastic about working in the design and remodeling industry where each day is full of variety. When she’s not at work, Teri enjoys relaxing at the beach with her husband Scott and their dogs, Wookie and Nuisance.

  • Joe
    Project Manager

    Having owned a construction business in the past, Joe understands the importance of building excellent relationships with each JDR client.

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    Joe

    Project Manager

    With over thirty years of experience in construction, Joe has a working knowledge of every aspect of the remodeling industry. As a Project Manager for Jackson Design and Remodeling, Joe oversees subcontractors and employees on the jobsite, reads and interprets blueprints, meets with inspectors and ensures code compliance, while working both in the field and in the office. Having owned a construction business in the past, Joe understands the importance of building excellent relationships with each JDR client. This knowledge underscores all of his client interactions.

  • Mike
    Project Manager

    Mike reads and interprets blueprints, meets with inspectors and ensures code compliance, with a continual focus on customer satisfaction.

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    Mike

    Project Manager

    Mike started working in the construction industry as a teenager and found a lifelong occupation. Beginning as a layout/plater and framer for a construction company specializing in new home developments, he soon worked his way up to Project Management. Mikes’ extensive experience is invaluable in both the field and the office. He reads and interprets blueprints, meets with inspectors and ensures code compliance, with a continual focus on customer satisfaction. Overseeing multiple job sites, Mike ensures that each project exceeds client expectations.

  • Don
    Project Manager

    Don ensures code compliance, manages employees and subcontractors, and assures the timely completion of all the details involved in a successful remodel.

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    Don

    Project Manager

    In his position as Project Manager for JDR, Don uses the experience and knowledge he has gained during over 23 years in the remodeling industry. With the goal of creating an exceptional client experience for each project, Don ensures code compliance, manages employees and subcontractors, and assures the timely completion of all the details involved in a successful remodel. After a lifetime spent in the industry, Don understands the importance of exceeding client expectations and is dedicated to making that happen on each project.

  • Randy
    Project Manager

    Randy contributes excellent hands-on technical skills and a deep understanding of the importance of communication and accountability to every project.

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    Randy

    Project Manager

    Randy plays an essential role as a Project Manager for Jackson Design and Remodeling, helping to assure that all clients receive exceptional work and service on their projects from start to finish. He ensures code compliance, manages employees and subcontractors, and coordinates all of the details involved in a successful remodel. After years of experience in the field with clients and subcontractors, Randy contributes excellent hands-on technical skills and a deep understanding of the importance of communication and accountability to every project.

  • Dan
    Project Manager

    Dan applies his considerable abilities in time management, scheduling and problem-solving to make sure each project runs smoothly.

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    Dan

    Project Manager

    Dan discovered construction right out of high school and found the work a natural fit for his hands-on skills. After gaining knowledge and experience working with others he ran his own construction company for many years before joining Jackson Design and Remodeling. As a Project Manager, Dan applies his considerable abilities in time management, scheduling and problem-solving to make sure each project runs smoothly. Dan is energized by Jackson Design and Remodeling’s team environment and the company’s collective commitment to exceeding client expectations. He is dedicated to eliminating roadblocks and finding the path to successful completion and happy clients for each project.

  • Cory
    Project Manager

    Cory is responsible for essential production aspects of each project and accountable for delivering the highest quality work.

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    Cory

    Project Manager

    Construction is a lifelong profession for Cory, who grew up watching his father build highrises in Florida. Cory followed in his father’s footsteps, studied building management in college, and learned every aspect of construction while building custom homes in New York. As a Project Manager for Jackson Design and Remodeling, Cory is responsible for essential production aspects of each project and accountable for delivering the highest quality work. Cory appreciates the ability to see each project through from start to finish, ensuring exceptional results for each JDR client.

  • Adam
    Project Manager

    Adam carried on a family tradition as a third generation craftsman when he started working in construction in his twenties.

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    Adam

    Project Manager

    Adam carried on a family tradition as a third generation craftsman when he started working in construction in his twenties. Now an experienced professional with over 16 years in the field, Adam appreciates his ability to handle multiple responsibilities as a Project Manager for Jackson Design and Remodeling. His careful attention to detail and clear communication skills are an asset on every job site. Adam is driven to ensure that every task is completed on time with the highest quality methods. He treats each project as if he was working on his own home and he communicates that sense of ownership and accountability to every member of a project team. When he’s not at work, Adam enjoys exploring everything San Diego has to offer from the outdoors to good food at undiscovered restaurants.

  • Pete
    Project Manager

    Pete applies his extensive knowledge and experience to finding smart solutions while ensuring the best quality work on each project.

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    Pete

    Project Manager

    Pete has worked in the construction industry for more than 25 years, strengthening his skills in a variety of trades. As a Project Manager for Jackson Design and Remodeling, Pete applies his extensive knowledge and experience to finding smart solutions while ensuring the best quality work on each project. Pete is energized by his role on JDR’s unified team, working together to assure that Jackson Design and Remodeling clients are completely satisfied with each project.

  • Mark
    Estimator/Buyer

    As an Estimator/Buyer, Mark is the main liaison between Jackson Design and Remodeling and our subcontractors, vendors and suppliers.

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    Mark

    Estimator/Buyer

    Mark has an extensive range of estimating and procurement experience, including commercial, custom home building and remodeling. As an Estimator/Buyer, Mark is the main liaison between Jackson Design and Remodeling and our subcontractors, vendors and suppliers. He reviews each project plan and submits plans, scopes and specifications to subcontractors and vendors for preliminary proposals. Mark then negotiates the best prices and delivery dates to ensure a positive experience for all clients. He ensures timely delivery of all special orders and materials to each job site and anticipates materials needs as each job progresses. Mark analyzes and organizes the costs for each project, from the smallest details to the most significant expenses, so that each client knows how much a project will cost before the project begins.

Field Personnel

Jackson Design and Remodeling attributes much of our success to the great people behind the scenes who have worked with our company since 1989. The talented craftspeople who handle electrical, plumbing, carpentry, demolition work, painting and many other related tasks out in the field for Jackson Design and Remodeling support our mission to build clients for life. We believe that people make the difference when it comes to producing successful projects with outstanding customer satisfaction, and we thank all the people who have worked on our projects throughout the years.

  • Al D.
    Field Personnel

    Al D.

    Field Personnel

    Jackson Design and Remodeling attributes much of our success to the great people behind the scenes who have worked with our company since 1989. The talented craftspeople who handle electrical, plumbing, carpentry, demolition work, painting and many other related tasks out in the field for Jackson Design and Remodeling support our mission to build clients for life. We believe that people make the difference when it comes to producing successful projects with outstanding customer satisfaction, and we thank all the people who have worked on our projects throughout the years.

  • Al J.
    Field Personnel

    Al J.

    Field Personnel

    Jackson Design and Remodeling attributes much of our success to the great people behind the scenes who have worked with our company since 1989. The talented craftspeople who handle electrical, plumbing, carpentry, demolition work, painting and many other related tasks out in the field for Jackson Design and Remodeling support our mission to build clients for life. We believe that people make the difference when it comes to producing successful projects with outstanding customer satisfaction, and we thank all the people who have worked on our projects throughout the years.

  • Artur
    Field Personnel

    Artur

    Field Personnel

    Jackson Design and Remodeling attributes much of our success to the great people behind the scenes who have worked with our company since 1989. The talented craftspeople who handle electrical, plumbing, carpentry, demolition work, painting and many other related tasks out in the field for Jackson Design and Remodeling support our mission to build clients for life. We believe that people make the difference when it comes to producing successful projects with outstanding customer satisfaction, and we thank all the people who have worked on our projects throughout the years.

  • Felix
    Field Personnel

    Felix

    Field Personnel

    Jackson Design and Remodeling attributes much of our success to the great people behind the scenes who have worked with our company since 1989. The talented craftspeople who handle electrical, plumbing, carpentry, demolition work, painting and many other related tasks out in the field for Jackson Design and Remodeling support our mission to build clients for life. We believe that people make the difference when it comes to producing successful projects with outstanding customer satisfaction, and we thank all the people who have worked on our projects throughout the years.

  • Fernando
    Field Personnel

    Fernando

    Field Personnel

    Jackson Design and Remodeling attributes much of our success to the great people behind the scenes who have worked with our company since 1989. The talented craftspeople who handle electrical, plumbing, carpentry, demolition work, painting and many other related tasks out in the field for Jackson Design and Remodeling support our mission to build clients for life. We believe that people make the difference when it comes to producing successful projects with outstanding customer satisfaction, and we thank all the people who have worked on our projects throughout the years.

  • Jeff
    Field Personnel

    Jeff

    Field Personnel

    Jackson Design and Remodeling attributes much of our success to the great people behind the scenes who have worked with our company since 1989. The talented craftspeople who handle electrical, plumbing, carpentry, demolition work, painting and many other related tasks out in the field for Jackson Design and Remodeling support our mission to build clients for life. We believe that people make the difference when it comes to producing successful projects with outstanding customer satisfaction, and we thank all the people who have worked on our projects throughout the years.

  • Juan
    Field Personnel

    Juan

    Field Personnel

    Jackson Design and Remodeling attributes much of our success to the great people behind the scenes who have worked with our company since 1989. The talented craftspeople who handle electrical, plumbing, carpentry, demolition work, painting and many other related tasks out in the field for Jackson Design and Remodeling support our mission to build clients for life. We believe that people make the difference when it comes to producing successful projects with outstanding customer satisfaction, and we thank all the people who have worked on our projects throughout the years.

  • Richard
    Field Personnel

    Richard

    Field Personnel

    Jackson Design and Remodeling attributes much of our success to the great people behind the scenes who have worked with our company since 1989. The talented craftspeople who handle electrical, plumbing, carpentry, demolition work, painting and many other related tasks out in the field for Jackson Design and Remodeling support our mission to build clients for life. We believe that people make the difference when it comes to producing successful projects with outstanding customer satisfaction, and we thank all the people who have worked on our projects throughout the years.

  • Tim
    Field Personnel

    Tim

    Field Personnel

    Jackson Design and Remodeling attributes much of our success to the great people behind the scenes who have worked with our company since 1989. The talented craftspeople who handle electrical, plumbing, carpentry, demolition work, painting and many other related tasks out in the field for Jackson Design and Remodeling support our mission to build clients for life. We believe that people make the difference when it comes to producing successful projects with outstanding customer satisfaction, and we thank all the people who have worked on our projects throughout the years.

Accounting Team

  • Laurie
    Financial Controller

    Laurie serves as a key financial leader at JDR by partnering with the CEO and collaborating with the leadership team.

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    Laurie

    Financial Controller

    Before joining Jackson Design and Remodeling as Financial Controller, Laurie developed an impressive career with extensive senior-level financial experience in the remodeling and construction industries. Laurie serves as a key financial leader at JDR by partnering with the CEO and collaborating with the leadership team. She is responsible for the hands-on management of JDR’s accounting processes, including the development of controls to maximize efficiency and transparency. She manages the preparation and analysis of all financial reports, including budgets, forecasts, financial statements, and more. Laurie’s exceptional people skills are a valuable asset as she oversees the Accounting Department to ensure an accurate, timely, and responsive flow of analysis and communication both internally and externally. Laurie loves the challenge of solving a puzzle and enjoys how the remodeling process dramatically transforms clients’ homes and lives. She is a dynamic leader who strives to bring out the best in her peers with an enthusiastic motivation to achieve results. One of 12 children born and raised in Poway, Laurie has accounting in her genes; her father was a high-level accountant who also worked in the construction industry. When not visiting with nearby children and grandchildren, Laurie and her husband are avid golfers who enjoy spending the weekend on the green.

  • Maria
    Lead Accountant and IT support

    Maria’s dedication to both strategy and details makes Maria a valuable asset to the Jackson Design and Remodeling team.

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    Maria

    Lead Accountant / IT support

    As Lead Accountant and IT Support for Jackson Design and Remodeling, Maria dedicates her exceptional organizational skills to accounts receivable and payroll systems, processes, and tasks. She manages the ongoing development of JDR’s proprietary customized ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system and is the team’s capable resource for technical support and administration. Her dedication to both strategy and details makes Maria a valuable asset to the Jackson Design and Remodeling team. Maria earned her BS from the School of Management at Boston College and has over 15 years of accounting experience in the building industry. She was born in the Dominican Republic and raised in Boston, where she became an avid Red Sox fan.

  • Amanda
    Accounting Assistant

    Amanda's strong work ethic, team spirit, and meticulous attention to detail make her an invaluable asset to the Accounting Department.

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    Amanda

    Accounting Assistant

    Amanda, an Accounting Assistant for Jackson Design and Remodeling, has always excelled at math. She is drawn to the guidelines and principles inherent in math concepts and the satisfaction of carefully tracking details to find accurate results. As an Accounting Assistant, Amanda is responsible for accounts payable and establishing and maintaining vendor relationships. She communicates JDR’s processes and procedures to new vendors, reviews vendor statements, analyzes job costs, oversees and maintains all budgets, and much more. Amanda’s strong work ethic, team spirit, and meticulous attention to detail make her an invaluable asset to the Accounting Department. Originally from Tennessee, Amanda has lived in San Diego for fifteen years and enjoys exploring all the outdoor activities the area has to offer, from fishing and camping to beach days and surfing.

Administrative Team

  • Emily
    Administrative Assistant / Receptionist

    Emily demonstrates a keen focus on exceptional client service and enthusiasm for cultivating positive working relationships.

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    Emily

    Administrative Assistant

    Emily, Jackson Design and Remodeling’s Administrative Assistant and Receptionist, is often the first to greet clients when they visit JDR. Emily earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from California State University, Chico and has always been drawn to a career where she could work directly with people in a team-oriented environment. Along with a keen focus on exceptional client service and her enthusiasm for cultivating positive working relationships, Emily brings a high level of organizational skill to this essential position. She is a capable liaison for JDR departments and outside agencies, confirms client appointments, helps to prepare client communications and monthly seminars, and handles a variety of special projects with a winning combination of grace and tenacity. When she’s not at work, Emily enjoys hiking, road trips and spending time with friends.

  • Danica
    Operations Assistant

    As an Operations Assistant, Danica's critical thinking, communication, and time management skills are indispensable.

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    Danica

    Operations Assistant

    Design build remodeling is a family business for Danica, who grew up watching her father (Todd Jackson) build a multi-million dollar company. She started working at Jackson Design and Remodeling while she was in high school, becoming familiar with all the departments, developing new skills, and being helpful however she was needed. As an Operations Assistant, Danica’s critical thinking, communication, and time management skills are indispensable as she handles a variety of essential responsibilities from greeting clients and answering phones, to assisting with payroll in the accounting department, helping prepare for seminars, and other administrative tasks. When she’s not at work, Danica loves to spend time with her close-knit family, play with their dog, “Riley,” and visit the beach. Danica is working toward a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration at California State University, San Marcos.

Human Resources

  • Patty
    Human Resources Manager

    Patty's primary responsibilities include the development and standardization of Human Resources systems and processes, along with recruitment strategies for JDR's fast-growing team.

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    Patty

    Human Resources Manager

    As a Human Resources Manager for Jackson Design and Remodeling, Patty is responsible for fostering relationships, development and growth with JDR’s most important asset – a unified team of dedicated people who are experts in their fields. A San Diego native, Patty was originally drawn to Human Resources through her interest in employment law. She has always been fascinated by the role a mediator plays with a company and its employees. Patty earned her Bachelors of Science, Business Administration with a minor in Spanish at San Diego State University and a Human Resources Certificate from Chapman University. Before joining JDR she built an impressive career, practicing her skills in progressively significant roles with San Diego companies and strengthening her analytical, innovative approach.

    As JDR’s Human Resources Manager, Patty’s primary responsibilities include the development and standardization of Human Resources systems and processes, along with recruitment strategies for JDR’s fast-growing team. She also acts as a resource, advocate and cheerleader for employees and the company as a whole. In her spare time, Patty is a voracious reader and is devoted to her adorable Boston Terrier, Molokai. As their names suggest, Patty loves Hawaii and travels there whenever she can, sometimes even fitting in a boogie board session.

Marketing Team

  • CoCo
    Marketing Director

    CoCo drives JDR's vision by leading and overseeing the development of an imaginative, integrated marketing approach.

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    CoCo

    Marketing Director

    Jackson Design and Remodeling’s Marketing Director, CoCo is the guardian of the company’s brand. She drives JDR’s vision by leading and overseeing the development of an imaginative, integrated marketing approach. CoCo conducts research, assesses data analysis and develops comprehensive marketing strategies that support the company’s long-term goals. A graduate of Longwood University in Virginia, CoCo has worked in the San Diego, Washington, D.C., Richmond and Atlanta markets during her impressive career. She supports ongoing innovation in the remodeling industry through her involvement in the U.S. Green Building Council and the San Diego Center for Sustainability. CoCo also contributes her skills and energy to the community, volunteering with organizations such as the San Diego Film Festival and the Challenged Athletes Foundation.

  • Caitlin
    Marketing Assistant

    Caitlin is a capable and dependable administrative resource in a fast-paced, creative department with multiple competing deadlines.

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    Caitlin

    Marketing Assistant

    Accomplished at handling multiple deadlines and delivering results under pressure, Caitlin is a trusted resource with strong organizational and communication skills. As Jackson Design and Remodeling’s Marketing Assistant, she is a right hand to the Marketing Director, performing as a capable and dependable administrative resource in a fast-paced, creative department with multiple competing deadlines. Caitlin earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a Minor in General Business Administration from the University of Arizona, Tucson. Her education, combined with a natural affinity for responsive communication, are essential tools as Caitlin manages special projects, research, analytics, and a variety of administrative marketing responsibilities. In her spare time she enjoys exploring her creative side with cooking, entertaining and writing projects, including a blog she is working on with her sister that covers all three. She’s an avid reader and history buff who also loves to explore the beach and hiking trails in San Diego.

  • Jennifer
    Marketing Assistant

    Jennifer is a trusted resource with strong attention to detail and excellent communication skills.

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    Jennifer

    Marketing Assistant

    In her role as Marketing Assistant for Jackson Design and Remodeling, Jennifer’s background in both administration and graphic design is the perfect combination of efficiency and creativity. Accomplished at handling multiple deadlines and delivering results under pressure, Jennifer is a trusted resource with strong attention to detail and excellent communication skills. Before joining JDR, Jennifer gained eight years of experience as a marketing communications specialist, a graphic design department assistant, and a freelance graphic designer. Her creative expertise and professional experience are invaluable to Jackson Design and Remodeling’s vigorous marketing department. Jennifer earned an Associates of Arts in Transfer Studies from San Diego Mesa College and an Associates of Science in Computer Graphic Design from Coleman University. Jennifer enjoys a happy family life with her husband, a United States Marine, their 5-year-old daughter and 3-year-old son.