Our Team

President
Tony Hoty
President

Tony was born and raised in Rocky River before attending Ohio State. He has worked in the home improvement and home remodeling industry for nearly thirty years. Tony is a big Cleveland sports fan and he loves live comedy, as the two often go hand in hand . . .

Customer Liaison
Rory Jeffers
Brand Ambassador

Rory was born and raised in Rocky River, but currently resides in Fairview Park with his wife Meghan, daughter Delaney and chocolate lab Otter. When he's not at work, you can find Rory at Baldwin Wallace University as he serves as an assistant coach for the Men’s Lacrosse team.

Melinda Kirk
Marketing Associate

Born and raised in Cleveland, Melinda now resides in Olmsted Township with her husband and French Bulldog, Jules Verne. She has been in the remodeling industry for almost decade. When not in the office, Melinda loves to travel and spend time with her kids and grandkids.

Mike Berardi
Event Marketing Manager
Alyse Arko
Field Marketing
Daphne Hoty
Chief Morale Officer

Daphne was found wandering the streets of Cleveland where she was sick, under-weight and very malnourished. In a few short weeks after she was rescued, her health and faith in humanity were both restored. This was the direct result of the love and care that she received in her new home. Once in good health, Daphne has served as a companion, exercise partner, snuggle buddy, home security system, company mascot, garbage disposal and more.

Office Team
Sheri Shupe
Office Administrator

Sheri is a long time cherished employee of both Depots, Sheri grew up in Northeast Ohio. when Sheri isn't at work she enjoys doing creative, artsy projects, cooking, baking and spending cuddle time with her tuxedo cat Jack.

Julie Rasic
Office Administrator
Julie was born and raised in Lakewood and attended college at the University of Cincinnati. Since returning home to Northeast Ohio, she has moved to Rocky River to live with her lovely fiancé and their adorable dog Daphne.
Mae Erwin
Office Administrator

Mae is a native of Parma. She attended the Cleveland Institute for Medical Massage for Massage Therapy. Mae has a beautiful baby girl named Mabel. She has worked as an administrative assistant and has great communication skills. She loves yoga and spending time with Mabel.

Sales Force
Sean Farkas
Project Manager

Sean is a valued employee of both Depots. Sean was born and raised in Parma and is a proud alumnus of Ohio University. As long as Sean can remember, he grew up holding the flashlight for his father while they did home improvements and repairs.

Paul Hanna
Project Manager

Paul has a passion for helping homeowners turn their remodeling dreams into a reality. Paul was born and raised in Tallmadge before attending Ohio State. Paul enjoys live music, professional sports and outdoor activities with his son and dog.

Ryan Hartzell
Project Manager

Ryan is a native of Akron where he attended college. Now, Ryan is the proud owner of a beautiful century home in Lakewood, where he lives with his wife, daughter and their dog Miles. Ryan also has a vast knowledge of the home improvement industry.

Jack Wise
Project Manager

Jack is a native of Lakewood and currently lives in Westpark with his partner Gabriela and their dog Carson. Jack has always been a handy person and has worked in the trades for the last sixteen years. His favorite pastime is fishing on Lake Erie with friends.

Rick Hartzell
Project Manager

Born and raised in Akron, Rick now lives in Tallmadge with his wife and three kids. He joined the Depot team after serving 20 years with the U.S. Air Force managing a financial operations team. Rick grew up learning and helping his father, who worked in construction, on side jobs and home improvement projects. Rick is an avid runner and loves spending time with family and friends. 

Warehouse
Kenny Miller
Warehouse Manager

Kenny was born in Cleveland, graduated from Lakewood High School and is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. After serving two tours overseas, Kenny came home and attended Cleveland State. Kenny has been our Warehouse Manager for two years.

Jeff Janickas
Project Technician

Husband to my beautiful wife Jenny of 17yrs. Proud father of two boys. Originally from Akron but I’ve been a Medina County resident for 20+ years. Current owner of Futures United Properties where I’ve fully renovated over 50 homes in the past 5yrs.

Installers
Donny Addison
Expert Installer

Donnie has been a window installer for 10 years. He grew up in Lakewood and lives with his daughter and his dog Mona. He loves sports and most of all spending time with his family.

Bill Barber
Expert Installer

Bill has been in the building trades for 35 years. Bill also works with is son Billy Barber Jr. He been happily married to Michelle for 29 years. Bill loves four wheeling and driving trails.

Billy Barber
Expert Installer

Bill and his wife recently became parents to a beautiful baby boy William. When he is not working he enjoys watching football. He has recently been taking up the trade of blacksmithing in his spare time.

Grahm Coleman
Expert Installer

Grahm has worked with his father Sean most of his life. He has learned a lot from his dad and uses this knowledge today to be part of our team. Grahm is a great addition to our work force.

Sean Coleman
Expert Installer

Sean has been a window and door installer for over 30 years. He is a wonderful team leader to Mason and Grahm. Sean loves to go to concerts and see live bands. He lives in Westlake with his wife of 26 years.

Mason Fenton
Expert Installer

Mason has been a window and door installer for 12 years. Him and Sean have been a team for that entire time. Mason grew up in Lakewood and lives with his wife, son and dog Leyla.

Paul Muresan
Expert Installer

Paul was born and raised in Romania. He moved to the States 8 years ago and currently lives in Lakewood. He loves spending his free time with his wife Morgan and their two dogs, Ringo and Ozzy. Paul has been in the remodeling business for 8 years, almost exclusively in kitchens and baths.

Dimitri Williams
Expert Installer

Dimitri grew up in New Lexington and currently resides in Lakewood. He went to Cleveland State to study psychology and was in the Army National Guard. He loves spending time with his fiancé (who is expecting their first child) and his dog Penny. Dimitri has been in the home remodeling business for almost 10 years. When he isn’t working, he enjoys watching sports and coaching his little brother's wrestling tournaments.

Alex Steenrod
Expert Installer

Alex was raised in North Canton and now lives in Fairlawn with his beautiful wife. He holds two Bachelor Degrees in Psychology and Criminology from Kent State. He then served in the US Army Reserve, where he spent time in Iraq, Syria, Jordan and Kuwait as a Sergeant and BCOIC of Behavioral Health.  Alex has worked in the home improvement business since 2016.  He loves doing home projects, going to the shooting range and spending time with his siblings and their children.

Ed Nixon
Expert Installer

Ed was born and raised in Euclid and currently resides in Lakewood. He attended and graduated from Bowling Green State University studied Construction Management. He has been in the construction industry for 17 years where he has extensive remodeling experience. He loves team sports and staying active and healthy. Ed enjoys spending time with his family, especially his parents and brother and nieces Evy and Vivy.

Silviu Andrei
Installer
Raul Andrei
Mitch Easa
Installer
Nick McAngus
Installer