Loyd Builders Company Profile

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Tripp Loyd, President

Tripp Loyd, Owner

Education: North Carolina State University, B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering

Professional Experience: At a young age, Tripp began working with his father, a custom home builder in Fayetteville, learning the many aspects of the home building industry. Observing his dad throughout the years gave Tripp the inspiration to pursue his own goals. After graduating from NC State with a civil engineering degree, he started Loyd Builders, LLC in 2000. Tripp has been successfully building custom homes in the Triangle area. Developing relationships have been the hallmark of Loyd Builders success.

Hometown: Fayetteville, NC
Job Title: Owner
Education: BS in Civil Engineering from North Carolina State University

Experience: 14+ years in the Construction Industry

Goals: Enjoy each day and laugh; Develop Quality Relationships

Personal Mission Statement: Be the Best Husband and Dad I can be.

Hobbies: Spending time with my wife and two sons, Golf, Hockey and Basketball

Favorites
Food: Steak
Dessert: Chocolate Chip Cookies and Caramel Cake
Restaurant: Rey’s, Jimmy V's
TV Show: Person of Interest, The Mentalist, Duck Dynasty
Music/Band: Bon Jovi, Kenny Chesney
Movie: Mission Impossible: III
Sports: Hockey, Football, Basketball, Golf
Pro: Boston Celtics, Philadelphia Flyers, Carolina Hurricanes
College: NC State University
Athletes: Tim Lever

  Natalie Theodorakis

Natalie Theodorakis, Selections Coordinator

Education: Campbell University, B.S. Degree in Biology

Professional Experience: Natalie has over 20 years experience focusing on interior design for new home construction. Prior to joining Loyd Builders in December 2009, Natalie owned her own Interior Design business. At Loyd Builders, she assists customers with the selection process using her design expertise and natural abilities to turn a house into a home.

Hometown: Fuquay-Varina, NC
Job Title: Selections Coordinator
Education: Bachelor of Science in Biology from Campbell University

Experience: 20 years experience focusing on interior design for new home construction

Hobbies: Gardening, Reading

Favorites
Food: Diet Coke
Dessert: Anything Chocolate
Restaurant: Beaufort Grocery
TV Show: Good Morning America
Music/Band: Lady Antebellum, Delbert McClinton
Movie: The Thornbird’s
Sports: Football
Pro: Carolina Panthers
College: Duke
Athletes: Mike Minter

McKenzie Olmsted

McKenzie Olmsted,
Estimator

Education: Appalachian State, B.S. Degree in Construction Technology

Professional Experience: Custom home construction and remodeling in the Triangle since 2005.

Hometown: Raleigh, NC
Job Title: Estimator
Education: Appalachian State University - B.S. in Construction Technology

Goals: Enjoy every day. Always find new ways to challenge yourself.

Hobbies: Running, spending time outdoors

Favorites
Food: Mexican
Dessert: Anything chocolate
Restaurant: Salsa Fresh
TV Show: Dexter; The Wire
Music/Band: Whatever is on the radio
Sports: Football
Pro: Carolina Panthers
College: Appalachian State
Athletes: Drew Brees

  Keith Browne, Warranty Manager

Keith Browne,
SERVICE Manager

Education: High School, 1 1/2 years College

Professional Experience: Keith has over 15 years experience focusing on new construction building. Keith joined Loyd Builders in June 2010 as the Warranty Manager.

Hometown: Hyco Lake, NC
Job Title: Service Manager
Education: High School / 1 1/2 years College

Experience: 15 years Building / House Construction

Goals: Be the BEST at whatever I do!

Hobbies: Professional Motorcycle Drag Racing (Browne Racing)

Favorites
Food: Italian
Dessert: Ice Cream Sundae
Restaurant: Macaroni Grill
TV Show: American Chopper; Pawn Stars
Music/Band: Nickleback
Movie: Good Fellas
Sports: Motorcycle Drag Racing
Pro: N.Y. Giants
College: Duke
Athletes: Me (Rider of the Browne Racing Turbo V-Twin Drag Bike)

Julia Norris Wood, Construction Coordinator

Julia Norris Wood, Construction Coordinator

Professional Experience: Over 25 years in Real Estate Development and Construction of Single-Family and Multi-Family Housing. Served in various capacities including administration, real estate sales, estimating, purchasing and served as a Sr. Vice-President of Operations of a Multi-Family Construction Company.

Hometown: Dunn, NC
Job Title: Construction Coordinator

Experience: Julia has over 25 years in Real Estate Development and Construction of Single-Family and Multi-Family Housing. In addition, she has served in various capacities including administration, real estate sales, estimating, purchasing and served as a Sr. Vice-President of Operations of a Multi-Family Construction Company.

Personal Mission Statement: Be a friend to everyone and enemy to none.

Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends, decorating and enjoying good food.

Favorites
Food: Steak and potatoes
Dessert: Anything chocolate
Restaurant: Bonefish Grill, La Piazza
Music/Band: The Eagles, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Rascal Flatts
Movie: Steel Magnolias, Caddy Shack
Sports: Basketball
College: Duke

  Sandra Darden

Sandra Darden
Financial Controller

Education: Associates Degree in Business

Professional Experience: Over 16 years experience in the custom home building industry.

Hometown: Raleigh, NC
Job Title: Financial Controller
Education: Associates Degree in Business

Goals: Continue to grow personally and professionally.

Personal Mission Statement: Make someone smile and laugh everyday.

Hobbies: Reading; Traveling; Dancing

Favorites
Food: Steak
Dessert: Chocolate Mousse
Restaurant: Barry's Cafe
TV Show: The Mentalist
Music/Band: Classic Rock
Movie: Grown-Ups
Pro Sports: Pittsburgh Stealers / Carolina Hurricanes
College Sports: NC State university
Athletes:

John Houston

John Lansing Houston, Jr,
Project Manager

Education: East Carolina University, B.S. Degree in Industrial Technology, concentration in Construction Management

Professional Experience: 20 years

Hometown: Raleigh, NC
Job Title: Project Manager
Education: East Carolina University, B.S. Degree in Industrial Technology, concentration in Construction Management

Goals: To always build a quality house regardless of price point.

Personal Mission Statement: Live life to the fullest with no regrets.

Hobbies: Golf; Coaching youth football; Fantasy sports

Favorites
Food: Steak
Dessert: Chocolate Fudge Cake
Restaurant: Neo-Asia
TV Show: NCIS
Music/Band: John Mayer
Movie: Remember the Titans
Pro Sports: New Orlean Saints
College Sports: ECU / UNC
Athletes: Drew Brees

  Bradley Coates

Bradley Daniel Coates
Warranty Manager

Education: Campbell University, B.S. Degree in Business Administration

Professional Experience: 20 years

Hometown: Benson, NC
Job Title:
Education: Campbell University, B.S. Degree in Business Administration

Experience: Atlanta Browns 2001-2002; Help manage family construction business 2012; Loyd Builders since Spring 2012

Goals: To be the best at everything I do and to represent my family and employer well.

Personal Mission Statement: Be honest, be punctual, do it right the first time.

Hobbies: Spending time with my family; Coaching baseball; Golf

Favorites
Food: My mom's lasagna
Dessert: My wife's Hershey cake
Restaurant: Sullivan's
TV Show: Modern Marvels, How It's Made
Music/Band: David Crowder Band, Zac Brown Band
Movie: Field of Dreams
Pro Sports: Atlanta Braves
College Sports: UNC Tarheels
Athletes: Cal Ripken, Jr

John Houston

Nancy Long
Accounting Manager

Education: B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting and minor in Interior Design from Meredith College; Masters of Science in Management from NCSU

Professional Experience: 20+ years in the homebuilding industry in Accounting, Marketing and Interior Design

Hometown: Cary, NC
Job Title: Accounting Manager
Education: B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting and minor in Interior Design from Meredith College; Masters of Science in Management from NCSU

Goals: To live a healthy lifestyle.

Personal Mission Statement: To live by the Golden Rule.

Hobbies: Reading, gardening, and spending time with family and friends.

Favorites
Food: Italian
Dessert: Anything chocolate
Restaurant: Lubrano's and Angus Barn
TV Show: Young and the Restless
Music/Band: Country; Luke Bryan
Movie: Steel Magnolias, Christmas Vacation and The Sound of Music
Sports: Watching my sons play soccer and race GoKarts
Pro Sports: Dallas Cowboys and Texas Rangers
College Sports: Wake Forest

  Joe Brock

Joe Brock
Estimator

Education: Associates Degree (Architectural Technology), Wake Tech

Professional Experience: 16 Years in custom cabinet industry

Hometown: Fuquay-Varina, NC
Job Title: Estimator

Goals: To continue to challenge myself professionally and put forth 100% every day

Personal Mission Statement: To always be myself no matter what, and to be the best husband and dad I can be.

Hobbies: Fishing

Favorites
Food: Pizza
Dessert: Cheesecake
Restaurant: Bridge Tender
TV Show: Gold Rush, King of Queens
Music/Band: Zach Brown Band
Movie: Step Brothers
Pro Sports: Denver Broncos
Athletes: Peyton Manning

Joe Brock

Laura Heflin
Selections Coordinator

Education: B.S. Psychology, UNC Chapel Hill; B.S. Interior Design, ECU

Professional Experience: 9 Years in the Design Industry

Hometown: Chapel Hill, NC
Job Title: Selections Coordinator

Goals: To design spaces that please the eye and improve quality of life

Personal Mission Statement: To continue to learn throughout my life and be open to new experiences.

Hobbies: Reading and gardening

Favorites
Food: Caesar Salad
Dessert: Brownie
Restaurant: Annie's Kitchen
TV Show: Arrested Development
Music/Band: Foo Fighters
Movie: Bull Durham
Sports: Football and basketball
Pro Sports: Carolina Panthers
College Sports: UNC Tarheels