Meet the Team
President and CEO
President and CEO
Certified Aging-In-Place Specialist (CAPS)
Certified Green Professional (CGP)
I am proud to introduce our Home Expressions by Jackson Design and Remodeling team. Each member of our talented and dedicated staff contributes singular skills and experience to achieve our common purpose: helping you customize your home to express your individual personality. 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. Our team of exceptional professionals is enthusiastically committed to assuring your positive experience with Home Expressions.
Keep in mind that you can always meet our team in person at one of our design and remodeling seminars!
Client Relations Manager
As Client Relations Manager, Stina is a vital resource for Home Expressions 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. Read More
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 team members rely on Stina as the agile, accessible and knowledgeable core of client relationship building. Contact Stina.
Client Relations Specialist
As the first point of contact for most Home Expressions 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. Read More
Selection Center Coordinator
Caitlin welcomes visitors to the Home Expressions Selection Center and is a friendly, responsive, and highly capable resource as she helps clients discover a multitude of options for their homes. 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 receptive communication, are essential tools as Caitlin manages multiple responsibilities and coordinates with a variety of departments in a dynamic environment. Read More
Project Director Team
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.Read More
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.
Betsy is a talented professional who brings decades of experience in design and management to her role as Project Director for Home Expressions by 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. Read More
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.
Interior Design Team
Design Department Manager
Certified Aging-In-Place Specialist (CAPS)
Certified Green Professional (CGP)
As the Design Department Manager for Home Expressions, Tatiana Machado-Rosas oversees Designers and manages the design process for all Home Expressions projects. She consults closely with her team to create an exceptional experience for every client. A seasoned professional who has directed multiple award-winning projects from start to finish, Tatiana guides the design team with a potent combination of experience, intelligence and creativity. Read More
Tatiana has excelled in her field for more than two decades and her leadership has inspired multiple award-winning projects for Jackson Design and Remodeling. 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 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 leadership of the Home Expressions design department assures smooth communication and implementation while the design and production departments work together to make each Home Expressions project a success.
An Interior Designer for Home Expressions, 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 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 Read More
As an Interior Designer for Home Expressions, 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. Read More
Brittany combines exceptional artistic and communication skills to inspire clients as an Interior Designer for Home Expressions. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design from San Diego State University. Brittany is dedicated to the design process from start to finish, enthusiastically applying her artistic and technical skills along with diligence and creative intuition. Brittany enjoys the collaboration of design and communicating with clients to achieve the best possible result for each project. Read More
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. Read More
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 Home Expressions, Elisabeth supports the Senior Design Assistant with the details of production, including administrative tasks, AutoCAD drawings, and coordination with subcontractors. Read More
Certified Green Professional (CGP)
An Air Force veteran of the Gulf War era, Brent brings considerable leadership and strategic skills to the Home Expressions 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, Read More
Assistant Production Manager
After almost two decades in the construction industry, Jesse brings extensive experience to his role as an Assistant Production Manager for Home Expressions. 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, Read More
Senior Production Coordinator/Lead IT Support
As Home Expressions by 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 our clients rely on. She applies her efficient administrative abilities, excellent organizational skills and extensive technical knowledge to help assure that all of our clients receive accurate and timely project estimates. Using Home Expressions’ 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. Read More
Certified Green Professional (CGP)
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 Home Expressions, 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 Home Expressions client. Read More
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. Mike’s 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.
In his position as Project Manager for Home Expressions, Don uses the experience and knowledge he has gained during 25 years in the remodeling industry. 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 plays an essential role as a Project Manager for Home Expressions, 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 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 Home Expressions. 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 our team environment and the company’s collective commitment to exceeding client expectations. Read More
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 Home Expressions, Cory is responsible for essential production aspects of each project and accountable for delivering the highest quality work. Read More
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 Home Expressions, 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 Home Expressions by JDR’s unified team, working together to assure that our clients are completely satisfied with each project.
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 Home Expressions by JDR. 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. Read More
Mark has an extensive range of estimating and procurement experience, including commercial and custom home building and remodeling. As an Estimator/Buyer, Mark is the main liaison between Home Expressions 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. Read More
Painting Division Manager
A knowledgeable and dedicated professional, Greg brings a lifetime of experience to benefit clients as the Painting Division Manager for Home Expressions by Jackson Design and Remodeling. With over twenty years of experience in the painting trade, Greg has been in the construction and painting industry since he was a teenager working for his uncle, a general contractor, during the summers. He was a foreman and supervisor on multiple jobs and owned his own painting business for several years. His extensive knowledge of paints and their applications, hands-on experience in the field, highly developed management and communication skills, and commitment to client service are essential in his role. Read More
Lead Accountant and IT support
As Lead Accountant and IT Support for Home Expressions by 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 Home Expressions’ proprietary customized ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system and is the team’s capable resource for technical support and administration. Read More
Amanda, a Staff Accountant for Home Expressions by 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 a Staff Accountant, Amanda is responsible for accounts payable and establishing and maintaining vendor relationships. She communicates our processes Read More