Our Team

Rick Byrd Owner and Principal Designer of Byrd Design and Build

Rick Byrd

Owner, Principal Designer

Rick began his business to share his passion for home design with others. He discovered this passion while attending MICA in Baltimore, MD. Through an Architectural Design program and an apprenticeship with a local contractor, he realized what was missing was a bridge between the two. Rick prides himself on delivering a superior design product to his clients.

Darren Greene Director of Project Management Byrd Design and Build

Darren Greene

Director of Project Management

Darren Greene joined the Byrd Design and Build team in the Spring of 2015, bringing with him over five years of contracting knowledge and three years of Sales/Project Management experience. A Baltimore native, Darren continues to find ways to refine his own skills while pushing the build team to finish projects with an attention to detail and in a timely manner. He is the ideal project manager for any size job.

Katie Byrd Director of Marketing for Byrd Design and Build

Katie Byrd

Director of Marketing

Katie Byrd joined Byrd Design & Build in 2017 to assist in the quickly growing family business. She graduated from Towson University with a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing. Katie has worked in various Sales and Marketing roles in several industries including financial services, senior housing, and healthcare. She brings a unique skill set of social media experience, event planning know-how and sales expertise.

Ashley Frush Interior Designer of Byrd Design and Build

Ashley Frush

Interior Designer

Before Ashley joined the team as a Designer, she was the stager for our company’s passion projects. Ashley was employed for over a decade as a design associate for a high-end private designer, managing projects across the East Coast. She graduated from Towson University with degrees in Advertising, Public Relations and Marketing. Ashley was raised in the home improvement world with her father having owned a construction business and her brother being a real estate investment entrepreneur. Her cohesive knowledge about our line of work and her skilled eye for design pairs well with her effortless ability to connect with clients through her passion for every project she is involved in.

Donnie Hochrein Project Manager for Byrd Design and Build

Donnie Hochrein

Project Manager

Donnie grew up with a father who is a master carpenter and learned to appreciate excellence in craftsmanship. He graduated from Towson University in 2016 with a degree in Business Management. As a Project Consultant, Donnie takes the time to understand the individual needs of each client and works to ensure the finished project is the highest quality.

Dalton Hanson Project Consultant for Byrd Design and Build

Dalton Hanson

Project Consultant

Before becoming a Project Consultant with Byrd Design and Build, Dalton spent over a decade in the hospitality industry. He prides himself on his customer service, organization, and attention to detail. No matter how big or small your project, rest assured that Dalton will apply the same standard of care and quality to make your vision a reality.

Amanda Gibble Architectural Designer for Byrd Design and Build

Amanda Gibble

Architectural Designer

Amanda joins our team with over a decade of experience in commercial and residential design. She has studied at The Pennsylvania College of Technology and The Catholic University of America in DC and has a bachelors degree in Architecture. At a young age Amanda knew she wanted to design spaces for people to enjoy. She loves seeing the excitement on her clients faces as the project comes together and her design comes to fruition.

Jake Nohe Operations Manager

Jake Nohe

Operations Manager

Jake Nohe joined the Byrd Design and Build team in the Summer of 2020 bringing with him 15 years of professional experience working with start-up companies in the consumer electronics industry. With a degree in Business Management from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida, Jake was brought on for his knowledge in operational and project management to help support the growing team at BDB. With a great attention to detail, Jake brings a get it done attitude to the workplace with a willingness to help those around him.

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