Our Team

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  • Amanda Johnson

    Amanda Johnson

    Lead Architectural Designer, Co-Owner

    State Licensed Contractor, Earthcraft Builder

    Originally from Charleson, SC, Amanda earned her Bachelor of Science in Design from the College of Architecture at Clemson University. Since graduating college, her design experience has consisted of work in new construction, renovation, and remodeling. Having worked for commercial and residential architectural firms and design-build companies in Charleston (as well as a brief period in northern California), Amanda found herself drawn to the residential scale and design-build process. It allows her to work personally with homeowners through the design phase and continue to be involved through construction to see each project to completion. When SCAL's founder, Danny Feig-Sandoval was looking for a designer in 2001, Amanda was thrilled to join the SCAL family.

    Amanda worked alongside Danny for over 20 years learning the ins and outs of Atlanta's residential renovation industry. Danny set a wonderful example and established priorities of quality craftsmanship, treating people fairly, maintaining a good work/life balance, keeping stress levels low, and enjoying everyday life. When Danny decided to retire, Amanda was happy to carry on his philosophy alongside her coworkers, Theresa and Justin, to become the new owners of SCAL. As the company has evolved over the years, it continues to maintain the values Danny established and is a place Amanda enjoys being a part of every day.

    Amanda and her husband, Marty, reside in Decatur with their sons, Ellis and Reese, and their dog Lucy. When she's not busy designing home renovations, she is listening to live music, enjoying Ellis's artwork and guitar playing, going to Reese's basketball games, reading, working in the yard, and visiting her family in Charleston. 

  • Justin Larrison

    Justin Larrison

    Remodeling Specialist, Co-Owner

    State Licensed Contractor

    Raised in Atlanta since his family moved here in 1980, he began working as a carpenter one summer to help pay for school.  It was then that he found his love of construction and spent the next several years working as a carpenter, performing everything from small repair work to large-scale renovations and new construction.  He has now been in the Atlanta residential remodeling industry for almost twenty years and has brought that experience to SCAL.  At home he spends his time with his wife, Carrie, and their four children and when time allows, he likes to do woodworking and just about anything outdoors.

  • Theresa Same

    Theresa Same

    Controller, Co-Owner

    A native of California, Theresa moved to Atlanta and began working for SCAL in 1997. She graduated from San Jose State University with a degree in business. With her skills in business and interest in old homes, she feels that SCAL is the perfect job for her. Theresa loves traveling, live music, and spending time with her friends and family. She lives with her husband Terry and son Theo in Decatur. She is a co-founder of the Medlock Area Neighborhood Association, and she currently serves as the Zoning Chair. 

    In 2015 Theresa became a SCAL client when she and her family underwent a major renovation and addition to their home in Decatur. After eighteen years at SCAL, it was a great experience to live through the remodeling process. The result is a beautiful home that will serve her family for a lifetime.

  • Michael Jayne

    Michael Jayne

    Senior Project Lead

    Certified Lead Carpenter (NARI), RRP (EPA), Erosion/Sediment Control Certification

    Michael has been renovating fine homes for over 30 years. His passion is working with clients to ensure their vision comes to life. He brings a creative influence and likes to think outside the box. From small jobs to multi-million-dollar projects, Michael brings breadth of experience to SCAL.

    Originally from California by way of New York, Michael has made Atlanta his home for more than 20 years. When not working, Michael enjoys golfing, swimming, and cooking. He and his wife Debbie have been married for 20 years. Together they are raising two Maine Coon cats and that keeps them young.

  • Alex Cook

    Alex Cook

    Project Lead

    Certified Remodeling Project Manager (NARI), RRP (EPA), Erosion/Sediment Control Certification

    Alex was born and raised in Atlanta and began his professional life as a landscape architect.  After volunteering at Atlanta Habitat for Humanity for 7 years, he was hired as a house leader & stayed there for the next 11 years.  Working with first-time home buyers helped Alex to focus on providing not only a quality product, but also a positive experience during the build.

    Alex resides in the Decatur area with his wife Gwen.  When he’s not at work, Alex enjoys good food, good music, going to the beach, sitting on the porch, and playing with cars.

  • Chase Blanton

    Chase Blanton

    Project Lead

    Coming Soon

  • Chris Tinsley

    Chris Tinsley

    Project Assistant

    Coming soon

  • Keith Cooper

    Keith Cooper

    Administrative Assistant

    Keith is a metro-Atlanta area native who spent much of his career in the resturaunt industry. He joined us at SCAL looking for a change of pace in a new field. Keith coordinates the adminstrative duties around the office and is great at research and follow through. 

    In his spare time he enjoys woodworking and creating art. He lives in the Decatur area with his wife and daughter.