August 2014 was a time of growth and hiring for Bost Homes, in which we were extremely lucky to recruit two fantastic team members, Staci Beard and Eric Sherman. This August we celebrated their two year work anniversaries, and we want to recognize who they are in and outside of work. We have watched both Eric and Staci grow tremendously during their experience here as they have become central to our process, and we are so proud to have them in the Bost Homes family.
Happy Workiversary Eric!
The 13th of August marked Eric’s 2 year work anniversary with us. Primarily Eric is our Estimator; It is his duty to compile accurate budgets for our projects by coordinating with subcontractors and by estimating budgetary items, leveraging his experience in the construction process. He works closely with our trade partners to ensure their quotes accurately reflect the work that needs to be performed per our clients’ wishes. This requires much diligence and construction intuition, and Eric has proven to be proficient in this area.
Besides estimating, Eric handles a multitude of Project Management tasks like working with applicable government agencies regarding a project and coordinating with our superintendents to ensure that work in the field is in agreement with the client’s budget.
At home Eric is a dedicated family man with a wife of 9 years and 3 daughters, whom are obviously very important to him. Additionally, he is as state certified EMT and volunteer firefighter at a fire department in northern Wake County. Eric has served as a firefighter for over 3 years now and has a passion for helping others in times of crises. Having a family, full time job, and part time volunteer passion is a lot to manage but Eric balances it all while honoring his family, fire department, and company. We’re delighted to have you on the team Eric!
Happy Workiversary Staci!
August 28th marked the 2 year work anniversary of Staci Beard, our super star Selections Coordinator. As Selections Coordinator, Staci is a vital liaison between our clients, designers, vendors, and Superintendents regarding the details of each client’s desired finishes. Utilizing a keen sense of design and highly effective communication practices, she ensures that all concerned parties are on the same page with respect to the client’s wishes and budget.
Once a house is well underway, our clients work closely with Staci to explore the plethora of options for exterior features like stone, siding, roofing, brick, trim, decking, and interior details like hardwoods, carpets, cabinetry, plumbing fixtures, lighting fixtures, and colors. This is a highly detailed task, but she is armed with excellent organizational practices, an arsenal of samples, and a network of showrooms. Her weekly meetings with each Superintendent cover the upcoming project schedule and the client selections that need to be delivered and installed next, which helps the entire process to move along in a more timely and accurate manner. She also plays a critical role in reconciling the deliveries and invoices from our vendors to ensure that both product and billing are accurate.
Staci’s father has been building high end homes in other markets all her life so she grew up around the business. Regarding her exposure to residential construction she said, “I’ve always loved visiting job sites and seeing projects in various stages, even doing some of the hands on work, and I especially love the final product.” With a longstanding history around building, it’s only natural that she thrives here at Bost Homes.
At home, Staci has a loving boyfriend of 3 years named Joey who serves the great city of Raleigh as a police officer. They enjoy traveling together, whether it be across the country or a simple drive in the convertible down a rolling rural NC road.
She graduated from Campbell University in 2007 earning a B.A. in Music with a concentration in Vocal Performance. Thus, her diverse creative abilities include visual design, writing, and a strong ear for music and singing, which can occasionally be heard around the office in the form of beautiful melodies from some of her favorite tunes.
Needless to say, we are very proud to congratulate these two on their work anniversaries, and we are blessed to have them on our team. Here’s to many more years!