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 Specialist
Hannah’s excellent communication skills and upbeat approach are essential in her role as a Client Relations Specialist for Home Expressions by Jackson Design and Remodeling. She supports Home Expressions fast-paced team with a variety of critical administrative tasks while answering questions and providing information for clients with accuracy and enthusiasm. Hannah is a creative thinker who embraces being the first point of contact for people who call Home Expressions and is adept at guiding clientsRead More
As the Office Administrator for Home Expressions by Jackson Design and Remodeling, Yoal leads the Client Relations Department and assures that each person who contacts Home Expressions receives outstanding service. She is a liaison between clients and Home Expressions teams, manages client relationships throughout a project, and collaborates closely with each department to ensure the highest levels of responsiveness for each client. Yoal hires, trains and manages administrative staff, Read More
Project Director Team
Licensed Architect/Project Director
A seasoned professional with an impressive combination of creative, communication, and leadership skills, Jim brings decades of relevant experience in the design build remodeling industry to his role as Project Director for Home Expressions by JDR. Jim combines his strong command of architecture with a depth of knowledge gathered over years designing hundreds of homes to guide clients through the initial phases of a project with Home Expressions. Jim meets one-on-one with clients to establish a collaborative and personal work relationship, introduces the team and the company’s comprehensive design build services,Read More
Greg is a dedicated and passionate professional who brings more than 30 years of experience to his role as a Project Director for Home Expressions by Jackson Design and Remodeling. An interdisciplinary expert in residential design and construction, he is uniquely skilled at helping clients envision beautiful transformations for their homes.
Greg’s passion for remodeling was sparked when he was five years old and his father gave him his first toolkit. With his father an English professor who had a side business buying and remodeling homes and his mom designing residential gardens as a hobby, Read More
After decades of running his own award-winning design, construction, and development companies, Greg understands the perspective of all stakeholders in a residential remodeling project. He skillfully harmonizes the myriad details that create a successful team and a successful project. An exceptional communicator, Greg helps to inspire clients by actively listening to their dreams for their homes and then guiding them through ideas to see their visions come to life.
In his free time, Greg is an avid walker who explores San Diego neighborhoods and beaches during miles long excursions. His family shares a tradition of giving back; Greg, his wife, and all three of his children have received community service awards in recognition for their commitment to helping others.
Matt is a seasoned professional who brings extensive industry experience to his role as Project Director for Home Expressions, the certified San Diego dealer of Outdoor Elements USA. An exceptional communicator, Matt is adept at active listening, discerning clients’ visions for their homes, and guiding them to the most ideal selections for their lifestyles. Deeply knowledgeable about louvered roof construction and technology, Matt understands how to achieve each client’s needs and desires with the unparalleled customization offered by Outdoor Elements. Read More
Interior Design Team
Design Department Manager, CKD
Certified Aging-In-Place Specialist (CAPS)
Certified Green Professional (CGP)
As the Design Department Manager for Home Expressions by Jackson Design and Remodeling, 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. As 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. 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) & CBD (Certified Bath Designer) accreditation from the NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association.) Tatiana is an active member of the ASID (American Society of Interior Designers) and has served on its Board of Directors. Her work has been featured in the annual ASID Kitchen, Bath & More Tour since 2002.
In 2017, Tatiana was named one of the Top 50 Design Innovators in the nation by Kitchen & Bath Design News in its inaugural “KBDN 50.” One of her designs won “2017 Kitchen of the Year” from San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles and was featured on the cover. In 2015, 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, Cottages & Bungalows, Cottage White, San Diego Magazine, Qualified Remodeler, San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles, Kitchens, Ranch &Coast, Kitchen & Bath Design News, KBB, Houzz, Modern Luxury and The San Diego Union Tribune. One of her kitchen designs was named Best Kitchen by the readers of Architectural Digest in its 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 are 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.
Tatiana’s leadership of the Home Expressions by JDR’s Design Department assures smooth communication and implementation while the design and production departments work together to make each Home Expressions project a success.
Senior Interior Designer
As a Senior Interior Designer for Home Expressions by 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. Read More
Senior Interior Designer, CKD
Gabriel brings over two decades of experience to his role as Senior Interior Designer for Home Expressions by Jackson Design and Remodeling. Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Gabriel was educated at the School of Architecture, University of Puerto Rico and, when later established in New York, he pursued a Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design from the Fashion Institute of Technology. Gabriel’s career encompasses significant experience guiding clients through the design process and managing teams.His exceptional technical and communication,Read More
Gabriel’s thoughtful approach considers how every aspect of a design, from layout to lighting, affects the people living in a space. An artist at heart, Gabriel is inspired by the creative process of sketching, drafting, and space planning while developing innovative architectural designs. He derives special joy from working closely with clients to understand their goals and dreams for their homes. Gabriel’s artistic nature, enthusiasm, and positive attitude are invaluable assets to the team. He is an imaginative thinker who also appreciates the structured systems and processes that Home Expressions by JDR has developed to provide an exceptional and enjoyable client experience for each project. When he’s not at work, Gabriel can be found exploring nature or discovering an exciting new restaurant, one of his favorite activities during the ten years he lived in New York before making San Diego his home.
As an Interior Designer for Home Expressions by JDR, Carissa exhibits notable energy and enthusiasm while contributing substantial technical and creative capability to each task she undertakes. Carissa knew she wanted to be a designer from an early age. Her father owns a construction company and she grew up seeing the process of designing and building. She was drawn to the process of creating new structures and even more so to transforming their interiors. Carissa was educated at Point Loma Nazarene University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design. Read More
Joey’s extensive hands-on skills combined with his ability to understand and manage the overall vision for a project are essential to his role as Production Manager for Home Expressions by JDR. It’s said that Joey can “build anything” and he has been passionate about the remodeling industry since his parents remodeled their family home when he was a child. His lifelong dedication to the craft is essential as he oversees all projects and Project Managers to ensure the highest levels of project quality, completion and scheduling that Home Expressions commits to for all clients. 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
Steve has been in the construction industry since his first job out of high school and has built a lifetime of skills and experience. As a Project Manager for Home Expressions, Steve’s broad knowledge of the industry and ability to foresee any challenges is invaluable on each job site. He reads and interprets blueprints, meets with inspectors and ensures code compliance, with a continual focus on client satisfaction. Steve appreciates the organized design build process of Home Expressions and the team’s unified dedication to quality. When he’s not on the job, Steve can be found on the waves where he has been an avid surfer for decades.
Leonardo’s impressive accomplishments in finance, coupled with his education and experience in both business administration and management, make him an invaluable member of the team as the Home Expressions Controller. His extensive knowledge of the design build remodeling industry, gained during previous work with architectural firms, gives him important perspective as he performs his essential responsibilities for Home Expressions. Leonardo partners with the CEO and collaborates with the leadershipRead More
Leonardo’s motto is “getting the job done” and he is adept at handling the unexpected with calm focus. He appreciates working in a design build remodeling firm where he is part of the process of transforming people’s homes from start to finish. He finds the opportunity to offer trusted and knowledgeable guidance for leadership and all Home Expressions staff a very rewarding aspect of his role as Controller. Away from the office, Leonardo enjoys swimming and spending time with family and friends.
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 a Senior Accountant at Home Expressions by JDR, Danica’s critical thinking, communication, and time management skills are indispensable as she assists with a variety ofRead More