OUR CHARLOTTE TEAM
We are a team dedicated to building residential dreams for our clients. KRG was founded on the principles of integrity, honesty and superior work. This team has won the Excellence in Remodeling award numerous times.
VERNON D. KNIGHT III
Vernon has over 15 years of experience in residential construction, specializing in major renovations and custom homes. He brings vision, attention to detail and a desire for the highest-quality construction to every project, no matter the size. He is passionate about his work and making sure his clients are thrilled with his team’s construction skills and work ethic, as well as with the finished project. A true Charlottean, Vernon still lives in the same house he grew up in. Vernon earned a bachelor’s in Communications from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
JoEl grew up in Summerville, S.C. where her family still resides. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications from the College of Charleston in 1998 and moved to Charlotte in 1999 to continue a retail career with Belk. She was named Buyer of the Year in 2005 and received the Pacesetter Award of Excellence. Most recently, JoEl was the director of operations for local baby accessory company, Bella Tunno.
David has eight years of home remodeling and construction experience. He is a native of Charlotte and received a construction management degree from Appalachian State University. David says he looks forward to many more years working with clients to create their dream homes.
Art is a native Charlottean with 25 years of construction experience. Though his main focus has been in residential construction, his experience also includes project management of many complex, commercial builds. Art is an avid woodworker who enjoys building beautiful furniture, cabinetry, and other custom projects. His attention to detail as a master craftsman gives him an edge in ensuring quality control and enhances his ability to provide the highest level of customer service. Art earned a degree in Applied Engineering Science from Central Piedmont Community College and studied mathematics and engineering at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
Robbie, a native Charlottean, has specialized in home remodeling and construction for seven years and has a wide range of knowledge in everything from rough to finish carpentry.
Chandler joined Knight Residential Group two years ago, after racing around for four years in marketing with NASCAR. This native Charlottean and graduate of N.C. State University brings energy to every task and is always eager to provide each client with a quality home.
DIRECTOR OF DESIGN
Ryan graduated from Appalachian State with a degree in Building Science: Construction Management. He then worked in the commercial construction industry for 5 years before moving to the residential side. Ryan recently joined KRG and is excited about expanding his knowledge on the residential side of the industry.
In addition to studying engineering, instrumentation calibration, and rotogravure printing at the university level, Duane is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. Duane has worked in the construction industry for 30+ years, received the national AIA award for both residential and commercial projects, and been honored by the Charlotte Homebuilders Association. His work has been published both nationally and regionally. Duane enjoys the daily challenges of a project and the smiling face of a happy customer at the end of the day.