Jose Suarez is a Field Superintendent for Woodwright. He started in 2003 as a Sand and Finish helper and advanced through the company. He loves large complicated projects that challenge him to do better. He is married with four children and likes to spend his time with them along with other hobbies such as working on old cars and trucks, working on his house, and enjoying the outdoors.
"Stay Positive, Work Hard, Make it Happen!"
Jesus Luna started working at Woodwright in 2016 as a supervisor. His role includes watching over our installation and sand and finish projects to make sure everything runs smoothly. Jesus is married with three children and likes traveling and spending time with his family.
Life is beautiful, eternity is better be prepared for both.
A+D Sales Rep
Daniel is a native Texan raised in a small town in Central Texas, outside of Waco. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, TX with a major in Interior Merchandising/Design and a minor in Music Performance. He has been with Woodwright since September of 2016 and continues to grow with the company each day! Outside of work, Daniel’s interests include Music, Drum Corps International, Sports (especially football), and Video Games.
"It’s good to push yourself and do what you don’t necessarily want to do, that if you’re not automatically good at it, you should try it. Trying is so important." – Meryl Streep
Bruce started with Woodwright as a helper at our Goodnight Lane location where we were working out of a two-bay storage unit. As Woodwright grew, his responsibilities and positions also grew. Bruce’s current position is General Superintendent.
Bruce’s hobbies include woodworking, hunting, fishing, kayaking, traveling, and geocaching. He loves being outdoors. He is happily married with three children and three grandchildren, at last count, that he and his wife love spending time with.
“Some succeed because they are destined. Others succeed because they are determined.” Jason Witten
Lorie L. Welch
Lorie has been a part of Woodwright since 1998 but, became the CEO upon the death of our founder and her husband, Steve Welch. A native of Kentucky, she has a degree in interior design and a background in design and construction. When not in the office, you will most likely find her at a rodeo with her two teenage kids. She loves animals of all kinds and is particularly prone to picking up strays. 😊
”You can’t be brave if you’ve only had wonderful things happen to you.” – Mary Tyler Moore
Vice President - A+D Sales Rep
Rick’s lifelong passion for the wood industry brought him to the Woodwright team in 2006.
Today, Rick is Vice President of Business Development, the Dallas Market A+D Consultant and he trains and mentors our growing sales team as Sales Manager.
Rick also wears the hat of Woodwright’s Sustainability Leader, where he has been instrumental in expanding our Sustainable Initiatives critical to the commercial construction industry. First, obtaining our company’s FSC & FloorScore certifications and recently adding an HPD (Health Product Declaration) to the majority of the custom finished products that Woodwright manufactures.
Rick is a respected Wood Specialist with extensive knowledge of hardwood flooring, lumber, plywood, veneers, etc. and actively involved in IIDA, USGBC and the NWFA (National Wood Flooring Association).
When Rick is not collaborating with his clients to bring their visions to life, you can find him in his workshop (shocker), fishing for that elusive BIG ONE or creating memories with his family.
Abundant to all the needs of man, how poor the world would be without wood. - Everard Hinrichs
Richard started working at Woodwright in 1995 as an install helper. After leaving the metroplex in 2005, he returned to Woodwright in 2016 as a Project Manager and Field Supervisor. While not at the office, Richard enjoys woodworking and spending time with his family.
"Wisdom begins in wonder." - Socrates
Assistant Project Manager
Rebecca is the Assistant Project Manager at Woodwright. She has over thirteen years’ experience in the construction industry and has been with Woodwright since 2011. Rebecca is the main point of contact through a project’s submittal process and material procurement. She also handles client billing and various other project management responsibilities. When not at the office, Rebecca enjoys reading, drawing, and spending time with her husband.
“Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.” Shakespeare
As a graduate of Louisiana Tech University with a Bachelor’s Degree of Architecture, Joey serves as the Chief Estimator for Woodwright. He has been part of the Woodwright team for over eight years, leading the Estimating Department and helping the Project Team by managing drawing updates and changes during the construction process. He came to Woodwright with more than ten years of estimating experience from several prominent Tenant Finish-out and Ground-Up General Contractors in the DFW market. His experience enables him to serve Woodwright through his unique background of general contracting, estimating, and leadership. A devoted father of four children, Joey’s hobbies include hunting, hiking, and spending time with his wife.
“Success is relative. It is what we can make of the mess we have made of things.” - TS Eliot
James started with Woodwright fresh out of the US Navy in 1993, doing sand & finish work and learning the business from our company’s founder, the late Steve Welch. He enjoys helping customers with challenging design projects that set us apart from our competitors. The future of wood flooring is rich with growth and change, and Woodwright will continue to lead the industry with innovative techniques and products.
“Customer service is not a department at Woodwright; here, it is everyone’s responsibility”
Jeff Hutchins is the Personnel Manager for Woodwright. He started in 1995 as an Install Helper and has progressed within the company. He is married with three children and like to fish, hunt, and work in his garden.
“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” ― Oscar Wilde
Adriene is an experienced Controller and heads our Accounting Department here at Woodwright. We have been lucky to have her around since 2013 as she keeps this team together with her kind words and genuine attitude. Adriene is able to use her experience to keep everyone on top of their game. When she is not crunching numbers, Adriene enjoys gardening and relaxing with her family.
“Love what you do; Do what you love”
Inside Sales Representative
Megan is a Dallas transplant originally from a small town in the Midwest — Centerville, Ohio — where she spent 18 years. She then moved to Lexington, Kentucky where she graduated from the University of Kentucky with her Bachelor’s degree in Communications. She joins Woodwright with 6 years of experience working with contractors and designers for a paint company. Since moving to Texas years ago, Megan has become a Cowboys fan & enjoys singing her heart out to Texas country music. In her free time, you can find her spending time with her fiancé, playing with her dog Pepper, or shopping.
“Almost every successful person begins with two beliefs: the future can be better than the present, and I have the power to make it so.”