About Turner Homes

You would be hard-pressed to find a builder in Knoxville, Tennessee that rivals Turner Custom Homes in experience and quality. With over 40 years under our work belts, we bring expertise from building entire developments directly to the homeowner looking for quality craftsmanship done right, on time and on budget.

Visit Our Sister Company

Our sister company, Woody Creek Realty, is a full-service real estate company offering a wide variety of services to public and private investors. With total sales over $25 million and more than 200 single-family properties, Woody Creek offers tremendous knowledge of the Knoxville real estate market. To see current home listings, visit Woody Creek Realty; for information about investing and property management, visit Woody Creek Property Management; and to learn more about our renting options in Knoxville, go to Woody Creek Rentals.

  • Integrity

    We live, worship and play in East Tennessee. Because we call Knoxville home, we work hard to ensure that each new construction and renovation upholds the integrity we’ve established since 1971. You can count on us to work hard because when we see you on the street, at the store and at church we want to be able to hold our heads high and greet you with a smile.

  • Quality

    Our staff is dedicated to building quality homes that last. Whether it’s choosing materials to fit your budget or completing custom finishes, our project coordinators, master craftsmen and skilled tradesmen know how to do it right.

  • Building Green

    Green building is not just a fad for us. It’s been our way of doing things since day one because we understand the importance of being environmentally responsible and resource efficient. Plus, we utilize the latest technology to help decrease your home’s environmental footprint, saving you money in the long run.

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    Mike Turner

    Mike Turner, CPA, GMB, CAPS, CGR, grew up right here in Knoxville, but his innovative approach to homebuilding and design has been influenced by his time living in unique locales like San Francisco and St. Louis. He brings a lifetime of these types of experiences to every project and takes a hands-on approach to each client engagement. An avid traveler, family man and sports fan, Mike can be found spending quality time with his wife, Jill, and two children, Scott and Lauren, while outside the office.

  • Andrew Fraser CFO

    Andrew Fraser

    Email Andrew at andrew.fraser@turnercustomhomes.com
    CPA, CFO - Andrew graduated from the University of Tennessee with an undergraduate Degree in Accounting and a Masters of Accountancy. He started his career at a large CPA firm where many of his clients were commercial contractors. In addition to public accounting, Andrew has also worked in the software industry. He and his wife enjoy traveling, hiking in the Smokies and working in the yard. They’re also involved with ministries and other organizations dedicated to the betterment of the community.

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    Bill Godfrey

    Project Manager- Bill has worked in construction for 30 years - and hopes to continue working in the field for 30 more! Bill loves to travel and see new things, and when he isn't working, he enjoys spending time outdoors, woodworking and working with old cars.

  • Chris-Johnson

    Chris Johnson

    Project Manager - Chris has been a contractor for over 10 years. His knowledge and experience spans every aspect of the construction process. Chris attended the University of Central Florida where he majored in Business and Marketing. He enjoys the creativity involved with making sure a project fits with a homeowner’s vision. Chris is a born and raised outdoorsman and enjoys everything outside. Chris and his wife enjoy spending time with their five children, three of whom are adopted from Uganda.

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    Gerri Nelson

    Controller- Despite a strong dislike for tomatoes, Gerri and her four brothers grew up in Thorn Hill, Tenn., renowned for its tomato production. Her daughter, Brittany, son, Josh and new granddaughter Lyanna keep her busy day-to-day—but when she's not enjoying family time, she loves a good scary movie or Stephen King novel.

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    Kelly Horstman

    Administration- Originally from Erie, PA, Kelly Horstman has called Knoxville home for the past 17 years. Kelly has been married for 20 years and has two kids, Chase and Sydney Kate. In her free time, she enjoys running and completed the Disney Marathon in 2013.

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    Lisa Stridde

    Director of Operations- Lisa graduated from Purdue University with a degree in interior design with a minor in building construction. She's always enjoyed working for architects, design firms, commercial furniture dealerships and builders. She's been married for 30 years, and has three grown children and one daughter-in-law. When she's not working, she loves to play with her first granddaughter, travel, bake and laugh with good friends and family.

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    Mike Bissell

    Estimator & Building Systems Director- Mike is a long time Knoxville native with over 22 years of industry experience. His expertise was built working for companies such as Cooper Homes, Saddlebrook Properties & Reynolds New Leaf Homes in Georgia. Mike also participates as a member of the American Society of Estimators Nashville chapter. When not spending time with his wife and 2 children, Mike enjoys being an active member in Knox County 4H or acting as a scorekeeper for the TN Valley Fair and TN Science Bowl.

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    Natalie Wright

    Interior Designer- Natalie pursued an education at the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, where she earned her Bachelors Degree in Interior Design. She has over six years of experience in the industry and is a Registered Interior Designer in the state of Tennessee. When Natalie is not designing, you can find her taking photos, quilting, traveling or volunteering with the ministry at her church.

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    Paula Greene

    Assistant Bookkeeper – A resident of Knoxville, Paula and her husband Terry have four children, one son and three daughters, and spend their time supporting their children’s extracurricular and sports activities. She loves to read anything by Louis L’Amour and enjoys traveling with her family.

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    Shawn Roderiques

    Director of Sales- After growing up in the much cooler climate of Cape Cod Massachusetts, Shawn headed south where he attended The University of Central Florida and received his Bachelors Degree in Legal Studies. He brings with him 15 years of experience in the residential building industry. When not working, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids, playing ice hockey and boating on the weekends.

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    Stefan Claar

    Project Manager- With nearly a decade in the residential remodeling field, Stefan brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to Turner Homes as a Project Manager. Stefan has experience in everything from woodworking to whole house construction and remodeling, and he manages projects efficiently and within budget while treating your home as if it were his own. In his off time, you might find him volunteering with his wife and two kids or hiking the Appalachian Trail.

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