A native of Germany, Kimberly brings culture and diversity to our team. She has a passion for bringing order and structure to everything she is tasked with and always strives to make whatever project she's engaging in a top priority. As the Operations Director, she is solely responsible for the oversight, management, and organization of the day-to-day functionality of all divisions of our company. Customer satisfaction is her primary focus, and the rapport she maintains with her customers is paramount to the success of our customers and the team she leads.
Justin brings over 6 years of experience in Commercial & Residential Construction and 10 years of experience in customer service to Palmetto Renovations. As the Assistant Operations Director, it’s his goal to ensure steady production of the day-to-day operations within each department of our company. Justin works hand-in-hand with each of our Department Leaders regarding any potential questions, procedural changes, or full-scale shifts within the company.
A life-long resident of Lexington, Logan works hand-in-hand with our Senior Project Manager to ensure that every customer is informed and updated on their project. He previously worked for Publix in Customer Relations and at Nephron Pharmaceuticals. In his spare time, Logan is a die-hard Gamecock, an avid golfer, and loves nothing more than attending country music concerts. He is proud to be a member of the Palmetto Renovations family.
Originally from Pennsylvania, Harry retired from the US Army in Columbia after more than 25 years in the US Army. His greatest achievement in the Army was serving as a Drill Sergeant on Fort Jackson for 3 years. He brings over 20 years of leadership experience to the company. He has a master’s degree in Human Resource Management. Recently he earned the Society of Human Resource Management – Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) certification. As the Human Resources Manager, he is responsible for our company's most valuable resource, its employees. He ensures that each employee has what they need to successfully complete their tasks. As our company grows, he is responsible for finding and retaining top talent. He is a devoted husband to his wife of 18 years, who enjoys playing guitar and golfing.
"Our Accounting Specialist, Liz, plays a pivotal role in managing the financial aspects of our projects. Her meticulous attention to detail and exceptional analytical skills make her an invaluable member of our accounting team. Liz diligently ensures that all expenses and revenue are accurately recorded, works closely with our customers to facilitate timely and precise billing, and swiftly resolves any billing issues that may arise. Her dedication ensures the financial health of each project and our company as a whole."
Alex has spent most of his life in the Columbia area, growing up in Forest Acres before playing two years of college football at Carson Newman College in Jefferson City, Tennessee. After school, Alex returned to Columbia and entered the workforce helping to run his parent’s company before becoming to join the Palmetto Renovations team. In the last year, Alex has worked hard to revamp our Sales process in order to provide the best customer experience possible. A devoted father of two, Alex spends his time raising his kids and designing great living spaces for our clients!
Kimberly is a native of Columbia, SC who spent 25 years in New York City and worked for over 15 years in the Interior Design industry. She decided to return back "home" to Columbia, SC during the pandemic and brings her big energy, experience, and creativity to Palmetto Renovations. She is detail-oriented, a great listener, a lover of people, and more importantly, here to be of service to our amazing clientelle.
Tyara Olden is a graduate of Winthrop University where she majored in Fine Arts with a focus in Interior Design. Tyara has a passion for beauty and spreading beauty around herself. To her profound joy, what started as passion fully blossomed into talent and through hard work developed into a skill. This skill led her to start her career in the beauty industry but her love for beautiful spaces catapulted her into a career in interior design. Tyara’s focus is designing spaces that incorporate the client's personal style while making sure the space is functional, comfortable, and unique to every home.
Maegan, a native of Florida, spent the majority of her formative years in Chapin, South Carolina. Following high school, she embarked on a journey to Hawaii, where she dedicated herself to aiding others by working for a non-profit organization. Subsequently, she returned to Columbia to pursue higher education. Having a rich background in customer service and hospitality, Maegan possesses the unique ability to transform your dreams and ideas into tangible realities. With her skill set and experiences, she is well-equipped to assist in translating your vision for your home into fruition.
Eliza is a longtime native of Lexington, South Carolina. She received her bachelor's degree in Marketing and Psychology from the University of South Carolina, her Master's Degree in Business Administration from Capella University and her Residential Interior Design Qualification Certification from the New York Institute of Art and Design. She is also a nationally certified Project Manager. Prior to joining the Palmetto Renovations Fulfillment team, Eliza worked for the state of South Carolina and in the Pharmaceutical and Medical Equipment sales industry. While working, Eliza successfully ran an Interior Design and Home Renovations business out of her home for well over 25 years. She also sang on the Beach, Rhythm and Blues circuit and sang with the likes of Bill Pinkney (The Drifters), Sonny Turner (The Platters) and Bo Schronce (The Fantastic Shakers). She released songs that reached number 7 and number 11 on the charts.
Outside of working, Eliza enjoys cooking, canning, singing in the church choir and painting. Her favorite thing in the world, however, is being the mother of four grown sons, Drake (39), Clint (35), Rut (28) and Whit (27), the mother in law to two daughter in laws, Millie and Lillie, and the grandmother to two granddaughters, Lula and Emi, and one grandson, Luke.
She is excited to join the Palmetto Renovations, Inc team and to use her expertise to help enhance our customers' unique and professional experiences here.
A recent resident of Connecticut, Lisa brings twelve years of customer service and office administration experience to Palmetto Renovations. Lisa has provided support in sales administration, field administration, human resources, and accounting reconciliation. Lisa earned her Bachelor of Science in business administration at Georgetown University. A fan of home renovation television shows, Lisa is excited to transition her customer service and business administration experience to Palmetto Renovations. In her free time, Lisa is passionate about DIY projects, including home décor and building her own wooden furniture. Lisa also enjoys spending time with her teenage twin daughters.
Jamie believes that “Home” is a feeling, not a place. Originally from the West Coast, it didn’t take her much to fall in love with the Town of Lexington and Lake Murray leading her to settle here for the last 11 years. Over the last 24 years of experience in the Customer Service Industry, Jamie has developed a passion for working with people. With her insatiable thirst for knowledge, multi-tasking, and change, she received her real estate license in January of 2008 and began working with one of the largest nationwide homebuilders. In her spare time, Jamie began working on crafts and projects around her home, revealing a talent and love of design especially regarding furniture renovations, home decorating, and organization. Outside of work she is a devoted mother to her son, enjoys all outdoor activities, and loves to cook.
Jake is from Charlotte, North Carolina. A 2020 graduate of Presbyterian College with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration, Jake has extensive experience in customer services, construction management, and field labor. He likes to spend his days off on the golf course or at local restaurants and enjoys sightseeing around the Carolinas. Jake offers a diverse skill set that allows him to thrive in a new environment and motivates him to do everything he can to serve our customers and his community! As the Senior Project Manager, job site management, coordination, and customer satisfaction are his top priorities!
Zinda is our experienced painter of 15 years. She has been a valuable part of Palmetto Renovations for over 6 years. As a Project Manager, Zinda is responsible for overseeing the cleanliness of her dedicated job sites. She attends to all needs on-site as they arise. No stranger to hard work, she has expanded her ability and knowledge in sheetrock repair, trim work, and exterior repair. Outside of work, Zinda likes to spend time with her friends and family.
Demetrius is a Beaufort, South Carolina native that started with Palmetto Renovations in June of 2021. Demetrius has been working in the construction field since 2015. He started out as a laborer, then a brick mason, and moved over to a construction laborer. Demetrius loves his job and spending “daddy and daughter time” with his daughter.