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Connect with the Panelists
Principal at AG & Co. Interior Design
For over 20 years Amanda has been practicing design, business development and project management within the interior design and construction industries. While involved in the trades and disciplines of her career, she has gained a significant amount of experience within the aspects of team building, and personal coaching / personal development. Amanda graduated from Marymount University with a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Interior Design, and also holds an active Construction Supervisor's License.
President of Designer Bath
Jason is President of and is a third-generation owner of Designer Bath and Salem Plumbing Supply. Prior to taking on the leadership of the company, he worked in the showroom, operations and warehouse. He is a graduate of Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis. He and his family live in Beverly.
Architectural Designer at
Pitman & Wardley Associates
Sarah Bilello is a Senior Design Associate and Project Manager at Pitman & Wardley Associates, LLC. She has been with the firm for 10 years, specializing in residential and hospitality projects. With over 15 years in the field, Sarah has extensive experience in both design and construction. She loves spending time outside year-round with her children and Bernese Mountain Dog.
CEO at New England Design + Construction
David Supple is the Founder and CEO of New England Design & Construction, a leader in the Design Build movement. He is leading the way in bringing back the original role of the architect as master builder, winning over 30 awards and has been written about in over 30 publications: including Design New England, Boston Business Journal, and New England Home.
Manager at Saulnier Floors
Justin is a manager at Saulnier Floors. He lives in Beverly with his wife, Claire, their 6 month old son, James, and a scruffy black dog, Maggie. You may see him running around Beverly up past Endicott College's campus as he trains for the Dublin Marathon this coming October. He loves to spend time with his family and go to the beach.
Field Team Senior Manager at Works by JD
Diego Rivera is the Field Team Senior Manager at WORKS by JD. He grew up on the North Shore and has been in the home renovation industry for over a decade. He brings his passion for building beautiful homes and working alongside clients to every job he organizes. He loves spending time with family and serving the community.
Owner & CEO at Works by JD
Your host, Jesse DeBenedictis founded Works by JD in 2001. He prides himself on staying on the cutting edge as he leads teams to collaborate and build beyond better on the North Shore and Cape Ann. From digging foundations to designing custom carpentry, Jesse loves it all. He brings creativity, experience, and commitment to every job. Truly committed to making the community a better place, he has brought this panel together to discuss the importance of teamwork in building community and challenge us to give back.