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
Emily, Home Expressions by Jackson Design and Remodeling’s Client Relations Specialist, is often the first contact for clients when they call, email, or visit. Emily earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from California State University, Chico and has always been drawn to a career where she could work directly with people in a team-oriented environment. Along with a keen focus on responsive client service and her enthusiasm for cultivating positive working relationships, Emily brings a high level of organizational skill, to this essential position.Read More
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
Angelina is a highly organized professional and an extrovert who loves working with people, both essential attributes in her position as Receptionist/Administrative Assistant for Home Expressions by Jackson Design and Remodeling. She provides administrative support to the CEO, Client Relations Specialists, and the Home Expressions team and communicates with clients as one of their first impressions of Home Expressions by JDR. Angelina is patient and adaptable, with an admirable ability to juggle 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
A consummate design build remodeling industry professional, Jonathan contributes knowledge and experience gained over decades of experience to his role as a Project Director for Home Expressions by Jackson Design and Remodeling. Jonathan is driven by his dedication to help clients and motivated by serving on a team committed to creating an exceptional client experience.
Jonathan is a San Diego native and earned degrees in Educational Technology and Business Administration from San Diego State University. Read More
His career was initially focused on hi-tech corporate training where he developed his impressive talent for explaining complex concepts and developing innovative processes. During a lull in the tech business, Jonathan rediscovered his love of furniture making and was drawn to work where he could use his hands and explore his lifelong interest in architecture. He immersed himself in the remodeling and building industries and studied each aspect of the business thoroughly to gain deeper understanding while mastering his skills as a Residential Designer.
During Jonathan’s impressive career, he has designed hundreds of homes for clients in San Diego. An exceptional communicator with a strong grasp of details, Jonathan leaves nothing to chance when he is guiding clients through the process of bringing their visions for their homes to life. He demonstrates an inspiring level of dedication to each client he works with, always with the goal of helping clients achieve their hopes and dreams for their homes. Because of his broad level of experience, Jonathan capably manages both the overall scope and meticulous details of all design build projects, including those of significant scale. His outstanding technical skills, particularly in the realm of software, mean clients can always rely on Jonathan for the latest innovations in efficiency and creativity. When he’s not at work, Jonathan enjoys time with his family volunteering at his children’s schools and going on adventure camping trips. He still likes to build furniture in his spare time and enjoys checking out antique cars and motorcycles.
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, Greg’s initiation to the remodeling industry started early and his enthusiasm for design, construction, 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.
Gabbi is an accomplished and dynamic professional who contributes exceptional communication and organizational skills to her role as Project Director for Jackson Design and Remodeling. She is a U.S. Navy veteran with an impressive background in construction and client relationship development. Gabbi’s energy and enthusiasm inspire clients toward a vision for their homes while she guides them through the steps for achieving their goals. As an expert in time management and efficiency, Gabbi handles deadlines with calming precision.
Originally from Utah, Gabbi has been interested in the construction business since childhood when she would participate in the various remodeling projects of her Read More
Gabbi balances her substantial experience with a high level of technical, creative, and collaborative abilities ideal for managing the details and visionary aspects of remodeling projects. She listens carefully to clients to understand their needs for their homes, assesses plans, and integrates new design elements to help clients see their dreams for their homes become reality.
When she’s not on the job, Gabbi expresses her hands-on side with a variety of personal building projects and explores the outdoors with her wife and young daughter.
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
Alison, Senior Interior Designer for Home Expressions by Jackson Design and Remodeling, was selected as a recipient of the prestigious NKBA “30 Under 30” award in 2017, which recognizes outstanding young designers. Alison demonstrates exceptional technical, artistic and communication skills. Her imaginative and technically impressive work has been recognized with industry awards, including a 2017 CotY (Contractor of the Year) award from NARI, a National Chrysalis Award and a Qualified Remodeler Master Design Honorable Mention Award. Her designs have been featured in national publications, Read More
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.
Senior Interior Designer
As a Senior 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
Catherine has had an appreciation for interior design from a young age. She values smart, thoughtful design coupled with innovative concepts. As an Interior Designer for Home Expressions by JDR, Cat enthusiastically applies her impressive technical and creative skills to each project she undertakes. She loves being involved in the process of creating the varied pieces of a design that fit together to work in unity. Before earning a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design from The Art Institute of California San Diego, Catherine obtained a BS in Business from San Diego State University. Read More
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
As a Cabinetry Specialist for Home Expressions by JDR, George is a key element in the fast-paced Design Department where he works simultaneously with multiple designers to discover the ideal cabinetry solutions for a wide variety of clients’ homes, each with its own specification requirements and style inspirations. George is a consummate professional who has dedicated his career to the construction industry and has an impressive background in the management of complex projects. His previous experience includes design and project coordination in the broadcast news,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
Teri’s excellent organizational and communication skills are valuable assets in her role as Production Coordinator for Home Expressions by JDR. A masterful “list maker,” she creates, tracks, and follows up on action items with subcontractors, ensuring that each client’s project is successful and timely. Home Expressions by JDR’s proprietary custom designed Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software is essential to Teri’s responsibilities as she organizes timelines, communicates next steps, and reviews assigned deadlines for multiple ongoing projects. 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. Mikes’ 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. 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 Read More
Doug is a talented, results-driven professional with more than 15 years of experience in the construction industry. His interest in building was sparked as a teenager when his family bought a property that needed work and he built a bridge over their pond as his first independent project. As a Project Manager for Home Expressions by JDR, Doug interacts with clients on the job site and manages day-to-day field operations. He is diligent, responsive, and motivated to provide exceptional client service. Read More
Lucas contributes a strong understanding of how the trades interact to his role as Project Manager. Born and raised in San Diego, Lucas has mastered a variety of trades during his career in the remodeling industry. He has a strong understanding of all phases of construction and enjoys the daily variety in his position as a Project Manager for Home Expressions by Jackson Design and Remodeling. Lucas balances multiple deadlines, coordinates the work of various trade partners, Read More
Sam is an energetic and talented professional who is inspired by helping clients achieve their dreams for their homes. As a Project Manager for Home Expressions by Jackson Design and Remodeling, Sam’s strong communication skills help to establish clear expectations, accountability, and complete satisfaction with every project. He is a master of organization for each project he manages. As the manager of day-to-day field operations on a project, he coordinates work to ensure it is constructed with the highest qualityRead 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
Rommel joined JDR as Controller for Jackson Design and Remodeling with impressive career accomplishments including senior financial experience and significant expertise in the construction industry. Rommel partners with the CEO and collaborates with the leadership team in a key financial leadership position at JDR. He is responsible for the hands-on management of JDR’s accounting processes, including general ledger, accounts receivables, invoicing, accounts payable, payroll, budget and cash management, and the development 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. Her dedication to both strategy and details makes Maria a valuable asset to the Home Expressions team. Read More
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 an Accounting Assistant at Home Expressions by JDR, Danica’s critical thinking, communication, and time management skills are indispensable as she assists with a variety of essential responsibilities including payroll, accounts payable, and accounts receivable. When she’s not at work, Danica loves to spend time with her close-knit family, play with their dog, “Riley,” and visit the beach. Read More