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Joy Custom Design Build brings dreams to life. We build one-of-a-kind homes designed around your vision. I and my staff have combined experience of more than 144 years in real estate production and development, giving our firm an unsurpassed expertise. We pride ourselves on a design and build process that respects your time and ensures your experience is a Joy. – John Joy

John Joy

John Joy

Builder, President and CEO


Having made a name for himself in commercial real estate, John followed his passion for custom home building and began Joy Custom Design Build in 2003. He teams with his wife Lisa in the marketing and sales of Joy Custom’s new homes. See John featured in the news “McLean Custom Home Builder Doubles Business in Worst Economy Since Great Depression.”

Ross Richmond

Ross Richmond

Field Operations


Ross is a native of Northern Virginia who has wide experience in every aspect of the home-building industry over the past forty years. He has a reputation for great service, quality building, and in general keeping his clients happy during the building process. Ross is excited to be part of the Joy team; everyone here benefits from his knowledge and capabilities. Email Ross!

Bob Kamphuis

Bob Kamphuis

Senior Superintendent, Joy RENEW Specialist


Bob has more than 30 years of construction experience. He previously ran his own business doing major rebuilds and historical renovations both in Chicago and locally, Bob is a gifted, hands-on trouble-shooter. Email Bob!

Tara Richmond

Tara Richmond

Design Concierge


Tara comes to Joy from Ralph Lauren with over twenty years’ experience working with A-list clients in the home and fashion industry. Her experience as a Home Collection designer and her understanding of timeless, classic elegance makes her the perfect fit for Joy Custom. Tara will accompany you to many of your selections appointments and manages the process of outfitting your new home. Email Tara!

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Marc Shaw

Senior Superintendent


Marc has been working in the construction industry since age 12! From carpentry to keeping the construction site running smoothly, he can do it all! He is passionate about keeping a tight ship and getting each house built as soon as possible.Email Marc!

Kristy Young

Kristy Young

Office Manager


Kristy attended SUNY Oswego and previously worked in Sales Administration. She is the “heart” of our office and an amazing juggler of all the things required by our growing business. Email Kristy!

Chris Weisgerber

Chris Weisgerber

Superintendent


Chris has a background in cabinetry design and installation. He loves construction and life in the field. He joined Joy to learn the luxury home market and is quickly becoming a key player in our success. Email Chris!

Adam Chrisman

Adam Chrisman

Purchasing and Contracting Manager


Adam relocated from Pennsylvania to join Joy Custom after a long stint as the Director of Purchasing and IT manager for a regional builder. He brings a high level of energy and professionalism to our relationship with our vendors and subcontractors.

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