A company’s most important assets are its people and NuDesign Builders is no different. Our core team keeps your project on time and within budget while maintaining a friendly familiar face and true accountability.
Brad Fess is an Orlando native and a graduate from Edgewater High School. Brad studied Business Management at the University of Central Florida and entered the workforce with a remarkable career in sales. While in high school, Brad tapped into his entrepreneurial calling by forming a successful automobile detailing business, which in 2000, became, ‘Two Guys and a Bucket’. Two Guys and a Bucket served large construction companies, several office buildings and one of Central Florida’s largest employers with some of the largest transportation vehicles around. In 2005, with the housing market at its prime, Brad collaborated with Don Evans, founder of ‘The Evans Group’, to create ‘DesignCrafters, LLC’ while receiving his contracting license. Over the course of 2 years, he led DesignCrafters by completing several new builds and renovations in Central Florida, including an award winning renovation in downtown Orlando. Brad is a multiple Aurora Award winner and has been selected as a Top 40 Under 40 by the Orlando Business Journal, Professional Builders and 2013 Professional Remodeler magazines. With an appreciation for the challenges of the business and armed with first-hand knowledge of what it takes to succeed in this industry, Brad formed his own construction company, NuDesign Builders Inc. Since its inception in 2007, NuDesign Builders has completed numerous renovations and builds all over Central Florida for both residential and commercial clients. Brad is proud of his word-of-mouth advertising and believes that the relationship formed with each customer is the true foundation to completing a project to perfection. Brad lives in Maitland with his wife, Kimberly, and two sons, Clayton and Tanner. He’s an avid outdoorsman, loves traveling and Gator Football.
Kimberly Fess oversees the architectural department for NuDesign Builders. From an incredibly young age, she has always been interested in architectural design. As early on as elementary school, Kimberly was sketching out floor plans and elevations of her dream home. Her passion for design led her to Texas Tech where she obtained a Masters of Architecture degree. Kimberly moved to Orlando after graduating and was hired on at The Evans Group as a Designer/Architect. While working at the Evans Group, Kimberly met Brad and it was a match made in heaven. Kimberly is a licensed Architect with an extensive background that covers DOT rest areas and commercial department stores all the way up to multimillion dollar homes. Married to Brad and mom to two energetic little boys, Kimberly is adept at juggling life as it comes. She enjoys being a great mom and wife, traveling, the beach and spending time with her family.
With over 40 years of experience, Larry Coleman brings a wealth of knowledge and a rich skillset to all of NuDesign Builders’ projects. He specializes in residential improvements, custom homes, commercial office space, restaurants and theme parks. Larry is a Certified General Contractor who grew up in Maitland, Florida. He is a University of Florida graduate and has been married for over 30 years. He enjoys watersports, auto racing and horseback riding. Larry is known to live each day to the fullest.
Mike Figueroa is a proven professional leader with military training and civilian management experience in the construction industry. He has over 16 years of field superintendent experience specializing in residential custom homes. Mike led a team of builders during the construction of a 6,000 SF home in 96 hours for the hit television show ‘Extreme Home Makeover’. He holds an Associate’s degree in Construction Management from Seminole State College and honored our Country for 8 years in the United States Marine Corp.
Danny Vaughn brings an extensive design portfolio to the architectural department with over 14 years of experience ranging from residential builder series homes to 27,000 SF custom homes. Danny has lead design teams, overseen architecture for some of America’s top builders and enjoys the creative challenges that come with the design process. In addition to collaborating with Kimberly through the design stages with clients, Danny also oversees the production of the construction documents for all projects that come out of design, coordinates structural documents and other trades to ensure projects are ready for permitting.
Born and raised in Orlando, Danny, at an early age expressed a desire to be in the field of architecture designing his first house at the age of twelve for a sixth grade art project. He enjoys working with a dedicated, creative and passionate design and construction team that strives toward achieving excellence with each project. Danny lives near downtown Orlando with his wife and has two children, He enjoys the Florida beaches, basketball (Orlando magic fan since 1989) and listening to live music.
Jackie Lloyd is the Office Administrator for NuDesign Builders. She is the friendly face you see or voice you hear when you contact our office. Jackie handles all the day-to-day operations including accounts receivable/payable, building permits, document preparation and vendor administration for our non-stop office. As a child, she lived in many cities due to her father’s career as a DEA Agent. Jackie is Mom to 2 hilarious and fantastic children and when she is not spending time with family and friends, she loves to people watch, read and go to the movies.