Who We Are

The Atlanta Design & Build Team

The Atlanta Design & Build Team in the 'vein' of Rosie the Riveter and with the same "WE CAN DO IT" attitude!!

Atlanta Design & Build - We Can Do It

We Can Do It!

Atlanta Design & Build, based in Marietta, GA, has provided the northern suburbs of Atlanta with quality remodeling services since 1996. 20 Years of Remodeling Excellence We are a full-service design/build firm that has always taken pride in the high level of customer support delivered to each project. In 2008, we developed our proprietary HOMEStyle® System, a client-centered approach which ensures for each remodeling project we listen to your needs and desires and then transform your living space to fulfill them.

Our talents include: whole-house renovations, total kitchen remodeling, basement renovations, master-bath suite renovations and additions, bathroom remodeling as well as interior and exterior specialties! Recognition received for our award-winning designs also established us as a full-service design/build organization, able to meet all customer requirements with our creative in-house design team.

Kitchen, bath and home remodeling contractor serving Marietta since 1996

Meet the Atlanta Design & Build Team

We are a licensed and fully insured award-winning design/build contractor. We have been featured in Cobb InFocus, Trends, Atlanta Home Improvement Magazine, Qualified Remodeler, Atlanta Life as well as on cable episodes of Atlanta Home & Lifestyle and HGTV’s DIY to the Rescue shows.

Determined to stay at the forefront of our industry, we are members of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI), the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) and are a Wellborn certified contractor.

Credible. Accredited. Remodeling Done Right™:
ADB becomes the 1st NARI Accredited Remodeling Company in Georgia!

National Association of the Remodeling Industry AccreditedAtlanta Design & Build (ADB) is one of a handful of companies nationwide to have achieved certification as a NARI Accredited Remodeling Company (ARC), and the first ARC in the state of Georgia! In order to be considered for this recognition NARI accredited companies must demonstrate how they meet a set of higher industry standards determined by a third-party, the NARI Accreditation Board. This designation provides homeowners the way to identify a credible, accountable and reliable remodeling company.

Our team members have also pursued NARI Certification by demonstrating a high level of competency and ethical standards and subscribing to rigorous procedures and tests. ADB boasts team members earning credentials as: (1) Master Certified Remodeler (MCR), (1) Certified Kitchen and Bath Remodeler (CKBR), (1) Universal Design Certified Professional (UDCP), (5) Certified Remodeling Project Manager (CRPM), (3) Certified Lead Carpenter (CLC). Our Project Managers are also Erosion Control certified.

Dale Contant, President & Principal Owner of Atlanta Design & Build

H. Dale Contant, MCR, CRPM, UDCP — President & Principal Owner

With over 45 years of experience and training in various architectural/drafting design, construction and cutting-edge technology, Dale has received extensive recognition at both the local and national level for remodeling and project design. (See Dale's Video)

He stays very active in the industry and has served in leadership for the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) at both the local and national level. NARI National officer positions held culminated in 2019-2020 for a 2nd term as NARI National Chairman of the Board. Additionally, Dale holds NARI credentials for Master Certified Remodeler (MCR), Certified Remodeling Project Manager (CRPM) and Universal Design Certified Professional (UDCP). Dale is a recognized Wellborn Professional Contractor and member of NKBA.

Dale is registered in the state of Georgia (license #RBQA000010) as qualifying agent for Atlanta Design & Build (license # RBCO001761). He also has obtained certification with the Georgia Environmental Protection Division earning Sun Fun Remodeling, Inc. dba Atlanta Design & Build Lead-Based RRP authorization.

Dale volunteers his time and expertise through opportunities focused on serving those in need throughout the Atlanta area and abroad. In his spare time, he enjoys time with his wife boating, golfing and traveling.

Mike Pike, Senior Project Manager & Partner of Atlanta Design & Build

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Mike Pike, CRPM, CLC — Senior Project Manager & Partner

Mike has been in the residential construction business for over 45 years, half of those in jobsite crew management. He and Dale worked together prior to the founding of Atlanta Design & Build and he joined as part owner soon after ADB began operation. His extensive hands-on experience and in-depth industry knowledge helped establish the company we are today and continue to be foundational for our transforming how families live, work and play at home.

Mike is also involved with the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI). He attended the eight-week Certified Remodeling Project Manager (CRPM) certification course and sat for the exam earning his CRPM credentials and has also earned credentials as a Certified Lead Carpenter thru similarly stringent study and testing.

He has a daughter in college and lives in Dallas, GA with his teenage son. Mike’s eldest daughter lives in Fairfax, Virginia.

Jamie Franks, Senior Project Manager of Atlanta Design & Build

Jamie Franks, CKBR, CLC — Senior Project Manager

Jamie originally hails from Mississippi and has been with Atlanta Design & Build since 2001. Having risen through the ranks at ADB, he is held in high regard for his carpentry skills, attention to detail and the professional care he gives to each client and their project. As Senior Project Manager, he is dearly loved by ADB clients and widely respected.

Due to his expertise and thorough understanding of construction, mid-2019 Jamie transitioned to the office where he now assists in project Estimating and Design. He continues to be a resource to project managers, as well.

Jamie’s earned credentials through NARI certification study and testing include Certified Kitchen and Bath Remodeler (CKBR) and Certified Lead Carpenter (CLC). Prior to working at ADB, Jamie gained significant commercial construction experience with the NAVY as a member of the Seabees Naval Mobile Construction Battalion.

Jamie, his wife and two daughters reside in Marietta, GA. His favorite hobby is restoring antiques; like pre-war toy trains, phonographs, roller organs and other intricate devices.

Dave Newell, Project Manager for Atlanta Design & Build

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Dave Newell, CRPM — Project Manager

Dave Newell got his start in construction as a teenager working alongside a man who would later become his father-in-law. He joined Atlanta Design & Build’s team as a Carpenter in 2005. Dave went above and beyond his duties as Carpenter and did all he could to provide assistance to Mike Pike, Sr. Project Manager. He honed his skills in working with clients and expanded his knowledge managing aspects of projects while assisting Mike.

In 2014, Dave attended the National Association of the Remodeling Industry training course and passed the certification test to earn his Certified Remodeling Project Manager (CRPM) credentials. Doing so, he advanced as a Project Manager for Atlanta Design & Build.

Dave is a Marietta native having also lived in Florida and Indiana during seasons of his life. He resides with his wife and family in Smyrna. Dave loves his job and enjoys doing home improvement projects at home as a hobby.

Greg Medinger, Project Manager for Atlanta Design & Build

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Greg Medinger, CRPM — Project Manager

Greg joined ADB in 2018 but has worked in the field of construction for over thirty years. He enjoys working in the remodeling industry because of the variety of carpentry responsibilities it entails. In August 2018, Greg earned his Certified Remodeling Project Manager credentials from NARI by attending the eight-week CRPM certification course and successfully completing the exam.

Originally from Iowa, Greg grew up on a farm. He was drawn to the construction industry in high school where he took several wood and metal shop classes. After high school, he attended a technical college in Iowa where he studied Business Management.

Greg now resides in Marietta, GA. He’s one of the few residents of metro-Atlanta that can boast a 2-minute commute to work. Outside of work, Greg enjoys visiting with friends, watching Chicago Cubs pro baseball, and he’s a huge Iowa Hawkeyes fan.

Sydney Nunes, Production Assistant Manager for Atlanta Design & Build

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Sydney Nunes, CRPM — Production Assistant Manager

Sydney is the daughter of H. Dale Contant (owner of Atlanta Design & Build) and his wife Keely. Shortly after high school, Dale encouraged Sydney to try her hand at the family business. “I most likely would not have chosen this as my career path, if my father had not given me the opportunity,” said Sydney. “I’m glad I took the offer!”

Sydney worked as a Carpenter Apprentice for five years under ADB Project Managers, Mike Pike and Jamie Franks. In 2014, she attended the Certified Remodeling Project Manager (CRPM) certification course and sat for the exam earning her CRPM credentials through the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI). She worked several years as Project Manager for ADB until moving into the office as Production Assistant Manager (PAM). As PAM, Sydney works as liaison supporting the field team interfacing with clients, subcontractors and supplier partners.

In 2016, at age 26, Sydney received the “40 Under 40” award from Professional Remodeler magazine. A subcontractor nominated her for this national trade publication award which recognizes the ‘youngest and brightest in the remodeling industry’.

Sydney is married to Caio Nunes. They and their son live in Acworth, GA. Sydney has always been active in sports, earned her black belt in karate, and played soccer for many years. Additionally she studied photography, printing, painting, and pottery.

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