Meet the Tabor Team
John Tabor, President
For over 30 years, John Tabor has remodeled homes that enhance and inspire the lives of the people who live in them. When John formed TDB, he did so with creative design, top quality craftsmanship and unsurpassed attention to detail in mind. He understands the complexities of home construction and strives to provide each TDB client with a stress-free experience.
John was born in Scotland and has lived in Maryland since he was five years old. He has been in the remodeling industry since 1979, working his way up from laborer to lead carpenter, to president of his own company. He is personally involved in all aspects of Tabor Design Build, from design and estimating to production management. Remodeling Magazine has recognized John as one of the top 50 remodelers in the country.
John is a long-term member of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry. He serves on the ethics committee of NARI’s Metro DC chapter. The committee investigates and mediates client complaints and makes sure NARI’s high standards are maintained by all its members.
John is a long time member of Remodelers Advantage, a peer review association, made up of hundreds of the top design build remodeling companies in the USA. We meet every six months to review the status of our businesses and help each other solve our challenges. Through this organization, John has studied how many of the best remodeling companies operate, learning about both their successes and mistakes. We use this knowledge to refine our systems and practices to give our clients the best remodeling experience possible.
John studied construction management, architectural design and structural engineering in college. He believes strongly in continuing education and provides for all employees to further their knowledge and skill. John is certified with the Green Building Council and is a Green Advantage professional. He has completed NARI’s extensive Certified Remodeler Program.
Tamara has been a consultant for Tabor Design Build since 2000. In 1986, she graduated from University of Maryland with a B.S. degree in finance. Tammy has years of experience in real estate, investments and banking. She became a CPA in 1997 and gained experience in property management and auditing prior to her move to Tabor Design Build. She handles all financial aspects of the company.
Janet has been with Tabor Design Build since 2006. She has extensive experience in office administration, working for companies such as Xerox and Tektronix. Her scheduling and organizational expertise keep everything running smoothly for us and our clients.
Heather joined us in 2013. She received her B.A. degree in Interior Design from Marymount University and has been involved with remodeling for many years. Heather has a great passion for the industry and her many talents include space planning, material selections and design solutions for your project.
Drew joined the Tabor team in 2012. He has over 14 years of carpentry experience, specializing in kitchen and bath remodeling. Drew also has several years of kitchen design experience which makes him a wealth of knowledge, both in the field installing kitchens and in the office working with the design team. Drew became a NARI Certified Lead Carpenter on February 20, 2013.
Joe Kucha, Production Manager
Joe has been with Tabor since 2002. He became a NARI Certified Lead Carpenter in 2004 and a NARI Certified Remodeler in 2007. He has worked in construction for over 30 years and keeps all our projects running successfully.
Don has been with Tabor since 2004. He became a NARI Certified Lead Carpenter in 2007. Don runs projects for us and has over 20 years of carpentry experience.
Jeff joined the Tabor team in 2011, bringing over 12 years of construction experience with him. He is familiar with many aspects of remodeling. Jeff spent a number of years as an electrician, developing an area of expertise few carpenters possess. Jeff became a NARI Certified Lead Carpenter on February 20, 2013.