Here at Cobblestone Homes, our team members are dedicated to the principle that if it’s important to you, it’s important to us. We live and work here too. Never before has the Great Lakes Bay Region seen a team of professionals with this level of expertise assembled under one roof.
What matters more to you, though, is the team at Cobblestone never forgets we don’t just construct buildings. Mark and Melissa Wahl commit that our team always remembers that what we’re doing is creating homes where children take first steps, families gather to celebrate and memories are made.
With over a decade of experience at Cobblestone, Matt Sheahan can explain to you everything there is to know about creating your home. He was previously a Lead Builder, where he learned the ins and outs of the building process. Along the way, he became an expert in the many features of Cobblestone homes. He holds a degree in Business Management.
Helping people has always been in Marshall Mannion’s DNA, from being a Surgical Technologist to working with families at Cobblestone. His hands-on experience rebuilding, renovating and selling homes in the Great Lakes Bay Region gives him the knowledge to help you build your dream home.
Marie Bovee has a degree in interior design and marketing. Her unique blend of residential, hospitality and corporate design experience allows her to better guide you and your family through the exciting selection journey. This enables you to create a home that reflects your exclusive style of living.
As soon as you meet Design Consultant Melissa Stuart, it is clear she is passionate about creating a home where you will enjoy growing with your family. Melissa received her degree from Lawrence Tech and has a diverse background in architecture and art. With over 15 years experience in the design field, Melissa’s communication skills and attention to detail make building your dream home enjoyable.
Brian Finkbeiner understands the importance of customer service as well as he understands homebuilding. Before working at Cobblestone, Brian worked in the restaurant business, which is all about customer service. Brian also is intimately familiar with the entire construction process. He earned a degree in Construction Management.
Nick Pratt has two degrees, one in Construction Management and another in Business. Perhaps it’s more relevant, though, that he worked in the skilled trades industry. Nick knows homebuilding from the perspective of a skilled craftsman as well as from a project manager. Nick’s customers always praise his skills at communicating with them throughout the project.
Joe Aspin grew up in the building industry learning to do everything from plumbing to framing from the ground up. That experience gives him an intimate understanding of the most efficient and best ways to construct each project. Joe is the third generation in a family affiliated with the construction business and enjoys finding creative ways to help home owners build their dream home.
Chris Smith has an extensive background in leadership that serves him well as a lead builder for Cobblestone. He earned a Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership from Northwood University and has experience as a site supervisor and lead carpenter. Chris also served in the U.S. Marine Corps, earning multiple honors and accolades.
Matt Schauman leads light commercial projects for Cobblestone. He represents the 4th generation in his family to work in the building industry. Matt holds a degree in Construction Management from Central Michigan University, his studies also included survey engineering and architecture.
With over 30 years of building industry experience in everything from manufacturing to material supply chain, Dustin Weinzierl brings a wealth of knowledge to every build. Dusty understands the Cobblestone experience and prides himself on keeping your project on time and on budget.
Allec LaVielle, Director of Purchasing, is committed to meeting customer expectations. His previous experience in industrial manufacturing helps keep materials on time and within budget. Graduating from Northwood University with a business degree concentration in Finance keeps his focus on finding value and savings for our customers. Allec lives in Saginaw Township with his family and their two dogs.
Estimator Kevin Grudzinski gives homeowners a promise for what it will cost to build and power their homes. Cobblestone never gives estimates. Instead, Cobblestone commits to a final home price before the building begins. They also give homeowners the promise of the home’s performance rating. Kevin is the key to making that promise. After a 20-year career working in sales and management for the construction supply industry, Kevin knows materials. He earned a degree in Construction Management from Central Michigan University. Kevin is actively involved through the Great Lakes Bay Region.
Ashley Semp, Director of Client Experience, will be with you the day you move into your home. And she’ll still be available years later if any questions arise. We call this after-purchase service “Cobblestone Care.” Through this program, Ashley is responsible for troubleshooting any issues that come up. She handles all the important details, like reminding homeowners when it’s time to change the furnace filter. Having been with Cobblestone for almost a decade, Ashley understands how to match expectations and experiences. Most of our business is referrals, and Ashley is a major reason for it.
When you walk into Cobblestone, you can expect to be greeted by our friendly, organized office manager, Thressa Irish. Her background in business management and running her own store helps her keep Cobblestone running smoothly. She also heads up management of our executive lease program.
Controller Shawn Boelter’s job is to make sure everything comes together – bank paperwork and real estate transaction details – before a family’s move-in date. She helps Cobblestone families navigate the financial details of building a home. You can rest easy at night knowing Shawn is on your team and protecting your investment.
Bookkeeper Kristina Stainsby knows that a sharp eye for detail is essential in her role at Cobblestone. With a degree in Business Management, five years of banking experience, and over a decade in customer service, Kristina knows that accuracy is vital for our clients. When not balancing numbers, she spends time with her husband and three girls.