Created in 1980 by Ray Rumancik, Designer Builders started as a small company providing renovation, decorative fence, and deck building contracting services. Ray and his son Stefan combined their efforts in the 1990s and the company is now led by Stefan Rumancik. In the past decade, Designer Builders has expanded its contracting services to include custom home building, green remodeling, house additions, and beyond.
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Stefan Rumancik was born into a family of builders in Danville, Kentucky. Led by the expertise of his father, he developed an early love for the trade as well as an appreciation for conservation and sustainability. Stefan took over Designer Builders in his early twenties and has transformed it from a 2 person company to one that now employs 6 full-time and 5 part-time staff, concentrating on sustainable building practices and high-quality craft. Stefan holds the designation as a Registered Remodeler with the Building Industry Association of Greater Louisville. Stefan enjoys time with his wife and daughter, biking the parks of Louisville, and live concerts. He also enjoys renovating his own 1930s home in historic Audubon Park.
Andrew KeltyProject Manager
With 15 years of experience, Andrew has managed construction projects encompassing high-end residential remodels, renovations and new homes. He has completed the construction of over 150 new homes, 10 multi-family dwellings, and 40 home remodels and renovations. Additionally, Andrew has led the construction of commercial restaurant renovations such as Rye On Market and Salsaritas on Shelbyville Road. As project manager for Designer Builders Inc., he is the company representative for each project and works one-on-one with the clients, handling all their questions or concerns and is responsible for the quality control for each project by inspecting and approving the work of all employees and sub-contractors.
Jason HallLead Carpenter, Service Technician
Jason Hall has been working as a carpenter in residential remodeling for 7 years. His previous experience includes foreman positions with non-profit foundations including Habitat for Humanity. His wife’s promotion moved him from Kansas to Louisville in 2012, when he started with Designer Builders Inc. Jason is not only our lead carpenter and service technician in the Louisville area, but he also applies his skills as an enthusiast photographer by capturing our projects for the website portfolio. Jason enjoys music, local festivals, and films.
George NeuendorfLead Paint and Finishes Foreman
George Neuendorf has been in the construction industry since 1987 where his first experiences were with the US Army as a bridge crew chief engineer (SAPPER). George has a library worth of experience that he brings to the table in his position as our lead paint and finishes foreman since he began in 2010. He holds the distinction of the StoneMakers certified installer for concrete overlay systems along with a degree in drafting and design. George is a retired US Army veteran (senior construction supervisor) who enjoys time with his many animals and spending his weekends volunteering for home improvement projects for those who are less fortunate.