Our Team

We are fully licensed and insured, providing you expertise and commitment in home construction.

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Tim Alexander, President

Founder of HomeSource Builders, Tim has more than 30 years of experience in the Asheville real estate, development, and construction market. He knows mountain building techniques and limitations, having built hundreds of custom homes and completing countless remodeling projects. Tim holds a Business degree from Western Carolina University. As member of a Builder 20 Club of the National Association of Home Builders, he meets with, supports, and exchanges best practices with his peers from across the nation.

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Kara Gressler, Kitchen and Bath Designer, Design Center Manager

Kara earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Design from Bowling Green State University.  She has focused the last 15 years on custom cabinetry design, specifically kitchen and baths. Kara’s design inspiration comes from listening to her clients and creating a unique and fresh design to each project.

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Diane McDermott, Kitchen and Bath Designer

Diane holds an Associate’s degree, as well as a Bachelor’s degree, in Interior Design from Northern Arizona University. She brings more than 15 years of experience to her position with HomeSource. Diane feels the best part of her job is the collaborating with her clients, and watching each project come together!


Amy is the Office Manager of HomeSource Builders, as well as the HomeSource Design Center.  She also works closely with Suzi in the financial aspects of the companies. Her knowledge has been gleaned by working in the construction industry for over 25 years, both in sales and financial administrative capacities.  She enjoys the fast paced and diverse environment at HomeSource. Amy majored in Marketing at the University of Tennessee.

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Henry Snypes, Project Manager  

Henry manages and coordinates jobsite activity for custom home construction. Henry’s experience in the industry is broad. He has been in project management for more than a decade, with additional experience in construction and building material sales. As a retired law enforcement officer, he has the ability to effectively lead the project, getting each job finished in an efficient and timely manner.

Cindy Hipps, Construction Coordinator  

Cindy has more than 20 years of experience in the residential and commercial building industry. Growing up in the construction industry, she a has a distinct talent to work with every aspect of custom home building. As Construction Coordinator for new home clients, her vast knowledge of the industry is invaluable in the clients’ selection process.  Cindy holds a SP-PH Electrical License.

Melanie Lamb, Project Developer 

Melanie Lamb , CKD, CAPS, specialilzes in Home Remodeling. She has more than 20 years of extensive experience in the remodeling profession. She achieved her CKD (Certified Kitchen Designer) in 2010, and the designation of CAPS (Certified Aging in Place Specialist) in 2012. She is on the board of the local chapter of the NKBA, as VP of Programs. These credentials and affiliations help to bring value and knowledge to her customers and sales.

Carol McKee, Construction Coordinator  

Carol holds two degrees: a B.S. in Geology and an M.S. in Environmental Science and Health and Safety.  She works in the renovation and remodeling side of the business and enjoys assisting clients with their selections to help them see their projects through to fruition.  She is also active in assisting the Project Managers to create and maintain a smooth project flow.


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Jonathan Crowder, Project Manager

Jonathan received a Bachelor of Science degree in Building Sciences from Appalachian State University.  He brings over 7 years of residential construction experience to HomeSource.  As a project manager he most enjoys being able to make his client’s vision become reality.  Jonathan enjoys spending time with his wife and two children.

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Suzi Poteat, Chief Financial officer

Suzi manages all the financial aspects of the HomeSource companies. Her extensive accounting and financial experience encompasses four decades, with 20 of those years in construction-specific industries. Suzi holds an Associate’s Degree in Computer Programming from Asheville Buncombe Technical College.