Robert Criner

Robert Criner

President & Owner

46 Years of Experience

Robert T. Criner, president of Criner Remodeling, founded the company in 1977 and has led the company to grow into a successful and profitable business for more than 40 years. Criner began working for a remodeling contractor in the summer of 1972, when he started his own one-man operation and today the company has a team of over 15 professionals in the remodeling industry. Criner is constantly involved in the remodeling industry and the community and has given back in numerous ways both locally and nationally.

He has served in the following organizations:

  • 2016 Chair of the Peninsula Remodelors Council of the Peninsula Housing and Builders Association
  • National Association of Home Builders Board Member, 2016
  • 2015 NAHB Remodelers Chair

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Michael Guinn

Michael Guinn

Estimator and Selections Manager

22 Years of Experience

Michael Guinn is a native to the Hampton Roads area and adds more than 20 years of construction experience to the Criner Remodeling team. He began working at the company in 2006 and has performed exceptionally ever since. After his years working in the field, he now enjoys being part of the planning and management team. Michael states, “Criner Remodeling has given me a stable, family-oriented and enjoyable work environment. I take pride in working for a company whose first priority is focused on providing quality products to happy customers.”

Outside of work, Michael enjoys spending as much time as possible with his wife, three children and granddaughter. In his spare time he enjoys coaching his daughter’s softball team, reading, camping, and fishing.

Ben Rooker

Ben Rooker

Design & Sales

17 Years of Experience

Ben is a native of Yorktown and a graduate of Tabb High School. He began college at Virginia Tech in the College of Architecture, and finished with a Bachelor of Arts from The College of William and Mary. He also has a Master of Divinity from Duke University. He loves building and design and he loves working with people. His responsibilities at Criner allow him to combine those passions by guiding clients through the process of remodeling their homes. He enjoys balancing the aesthetic concerns of design with the technical aspects of building construction. He is married and has two sons. When he is not at work, he is usually at home enjoying time with his family.

Paul Criner

Paul Criner

Design & Sales

11 Years of Experience

CGR and CAPS certifiied

Having grown up in Yorktown, VA, Paul Criner began his construction career at Criner Remodeling. Working at the company has affected his life in many positive ways. Paul says, “I have learned many positive practices that I now use in my everyday life. Every day I learn something new.”

Paul’s favorite part of the job is putting up interior trim. In his free time, Paul enjoys reading, kayaking, and hiking.

Lisa Stephens

Lisa Stephens

Bookkeeper

41 Years of Experience

Lisa Stephens was born and raised in upstate New York. She moved to Virginia in 2003. Lisa has 30 years of experience in financial accounting, mostly municipal accounting. She’s also been involved with home construction and remodeling on and off for 30 years.

Lisa is happily married and has 3 sons and three grandchildren. She enjoys the blue skies of Virginia, the beach, and camping.

Tony Domingos

Tony Domingos

Project Manager

28 Years of Experience

Born and raised in Fall River, Massachusetts, Tony Domingos started collecting his construction skills as a young boy whose father was a carpenter. He moved to Virginia in 1992 and has been working for Criner Remodeling since 2000. Over the years, Tony has gathered a lot of experience, especially when it comes to interior work and cabinet fabrication.

Besides interests within the industry, such as woodworking, Tony enjoys NASCAR, drag racing, reading, walking, playing the guitar, and spending time with his lovely Claire.

Douglas Grzeskowiak

Douglas Grzeskowiak

Project Manager

 46 Years of Experience

Doug Grzeskowiak started learning construction at the age of 14 and grew up in Buffalo, NY. He has over 35 years of experience both in construction and in remodeling. Doug started working at Criner Remodeling in 2009.

His favorite part of his job is watching a job go from rough to finish. Doug’s hobbies include woodworking, fishing, golfing, playing poker, spending time with his family and watching his grandchildren grow up.

Caterina Sullivan

Caterina Sullivan

Design and Selections

 7 years of experience

Caterina was born and raised in Long Island, New York.

Her favorite part of the job is seeing how every project brings up its own styles and challenges. She enjoys bringing the needs and wants of a client into a well-rounded functional and aesthetic finished design.

Caterina is married to Matthew and has a puppy named Bailey. Outside of work, she enjoys exploring Virginia and spending time with her family, as well as making improvements on her first house.

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Brian Robertson

Brian Robertson

Carpenter

 

Brian grew up in Portsmouth, VA .

Brian’s favorite part of the job is working with his hands and learning new skills.

He enjoys spending time with his wife, playing ultimate frisbee, and hiking,

 

Alex Hall

Alex Hall

Project Manager

9 years of experience

Alex grew up right here in the Newport News area.

His favorite part of the job is creating things and working with his hands .

In Alex’s free time, he enjoys hiking, snowboarding, and wood working.

Helen Anspach

Helen Anspach

Administrative Assistant

36 years of experience

Helen is originally from Norfolk, Virginia and moved to the Peninsula in 1986.

Her favorite part of the job is being part of a great team that helps clients throughout their remodeling process.

Helen has a son, Spencer, and enjoys playing tennis, the beach, and spending time with her four siblings and mother who all live in the Hampton Roads area.