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 a member of the 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, GENERAL 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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Amy Duckett, OFFICE MANAGER

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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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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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.

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Melanie Lamb, Project Developer 

Melanie Lamb, CKD, CAPS, specializes 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.

 

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D’Arcy Kirby, Construction Assistant

D’Arcy's wide scope of expertise includes working as a cruiser in the timber industry, as a conductor/engineer with the railroad company here in WNC, and many years in the service industry. She ran her own business as a “Jill of Most Trades”, so she knows the ins and outs of construction and remodeling.  D’Arcy is an avid learner, and attends AB Technical College, focusing on construction science.  She loves being outdoors in any capacity, riding her bicycle, and playing with her dogs.

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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.

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KELLI CRISAN, CONSTRUCTION COORDINATOR

Kelli has 20+ years of expertise in the building and real estate industry including construction coordinating, design consulting, and new homes sales consulting which give her a complete understanding of the entire process. She enjoys making the building experience both positive and memorable for the homeowner.  She holds an Associate’s Degree in Business from Valencia Community College and a Florida Real Estate License.

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DARRYL BLEVINS, PROJECT MANAGER

Darryl Blevins is a Project Manager who works with homeowners to navigate their construction needs.  Darryl knows that vision and communication are the secrets to a successful project.  He has over 25 years of experience as a General Contractor and remodeling specialist.  Tearing down and building up are a two of his favorite interests.