Garman Homes Cary, North Carolina
Alaina is the founder and CEO of Garman Homes and creator of Fresh Paint by Garman Homes. Alaina was employee #3 at Garman Homes and managed both the sales and construction teams before serving as Division President until 2017 before becoming an owner in 2018. Known for her award winning blog, Build Like a Girl, Alaina is passionate about the role of women and BIPOC in homebuilding. In 2015, Alaina was named to Professional Builder Magazine’s list of 40 Under 40. Alaina has also been named Builder of the Year twice - in 2015 by the Home Builders Association of Durham Orange Chatham County and in 2017 as the first female recipient of the award by the Home Builders Association of Raleigh-Wake. Most recently, Garman Homes was awarded Homebuilding Company of the year by the Home Builders Association of Raleigh-Wake for 2020, a challenging year to be sure. She serves on the Board of the HBA of Raleigh-Wake and also serves as Education Committee co-chair and an NAHB National Delegate. Alaina is also on the Board of Directors for Hope Renovations, an organization that trains women for construction trade employment. Alaina has been featured in several magazines and news outlets including The Washington Post, Forbes, USA Today, NC Business, Professional Builder, and in 2019 she made the cover of Building Women Magazine. Alaina and her team built the Concept Home for the America at Home Study in the Spring of 2021 completing the entire build in just 60 days.
America At Home: How Consumer Insight Became a Flexible Home for the Future
Tuesday, February 8 | 3:45 - 4:45 PM EST
The 2022 Design Battle Royale
Wednesday, February 9 | 9:15 - 10:15 AM EST