We Understand Because We've Been There

 

 
 

When Hunter Renfroe stepped in to help his parents manage their business, he was surprised at how much time was spent managing the building. He quickly realized that business owners who are also building owners deal with issues he never considered. Managing landscapers, plumbers, painters, and dozens of other vendors stole time away from overseeing day-to-day operations. That’s when the vision for Maestro began to take shape. With our team of experts, Maestro has developed a network of trusted vendors of the exact services that owner-occupiers need.

 
 

vision

 

Our vision is to be the most comprehensive, reliable, and responsive maintenance provider for owner-occupied buildings in Central Alabama because we believe that commercial buildings are the lifeblood of development and employment in our communities.

mission

Our mission is to make managing a building easy so you can focus your time and energy on managing your business, not your building.

 
 

jason clotfelter | chief operating officer

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Jason is responsible for Maestro’s geographic expansion and retaining top quality talent. Jason comes to us with over nine years of experience in the commercial janitorial industry where he managed over three million square feet of cleanable office, medical & industrial space. Jason has a passion for customer service, building lasting relationships and working hard with a sense of urgency. Jason and his team have successfully completed over 1,000 work orders since Maestro’s inception. He loves Birmingham and is excited to be part of its renaissance along with the rest of us at Maestro.

Jason lives in Historic Roebuck Springs with his dog Radley, a Great Pyrenees.

Education

University of North Alabama

B.B.A. in Marketing, 2005

hunter renfroe | founder

 

Hunter focuses on organizational strategy, finance, construction management and project management. He's had a passion for real estate and construction all of his life, earning his real estate agent's license at the age of 21. Hunter worked through college as a laborer and later an engineer for a large Birmingham construction company, Hunter spent several years managing the growth and leadership of his family's staffing business, where he also led the development and construction of its new headquarters. After studying in Boston for two years, Hunter returned to Birmingham where he and his wife, Whitney, became proud parents of their two kids, Marley and Jack.

Hunter is a LEED Accredited Professional and a licensed real estate agent.

Education

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Birmingham-Southern College

B.S. in Business Administration & Management, 2007

B.S. in Physics, 2008

University of Alabama at Birmingham

M.S. in Civil Engineering, 2010

Boston University

M.B.A. in Strategy & Finance, 2015 (High Honors)

karen osburn, M. Eng | Operations Manager

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Karen specializes in strategic business development and growth, and market analytics. Her professional background includes everything from assisting start-up businesses to rebranding 50-year-old companies. She has traveled to construction projects around the globe in China, Peru, and the Dominican Republic. 

Karen's interest in real estate and construction started at a young age when she began purchasing properties to remodel and resale at 19. While completing graduate studies Karen led a non-profit organization dedicated to helping communities through a variety of engineering projects.

Previous professional positions include Director of Business Development and Marketing for Central Texas' largest mechanical, electrical, and plumbing contractor.

Karen is originally from West Virginia and landed in Alabama after spending her adolescent years in Houston, TX. She lives in Vestavia Hills and loves traveling and spending time with her family and two dogs. Karen has a passion for animal rescue and helping communities reach their potential through revitalization and smart growth.

education

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Master of Engineering in Construction Engineering Management, 2015

Bachelor of Arts in Communication Management and Mass Communication, 2008

andy beckman | business development

Andy specializes in new business development for Maestro. He has been in sales for over fifteen years and enjoys the challenge of exceeding his set benchmarks. After several years in the furniture business, he spent time in the financial industry where he earned his Series 7 designation. He comes to Maestro with experience in commercial buildings and development. He is very proud of how Birmingham has progressed in the last half century.

Andy enjoys spending time with his five year old son Braxton, hiking, camping and drawing.

Education

University of North Alabama

B.B.A. in Business Management (Spanish Minor), 2001

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steve cottrell | account management

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Building on his twenty-years of sales and service, Steve’s primary role with Maestro is to develop new business. A military brat born in Ramstein, Germany graduated high school from Alamogordo, New Mexico came back to Alabama for college and has been here for the last 20 years. Both of his parents and grandparents grew up in the Birmingham area and he has always considered Birmingham home. Steve has a passion for serving others. He teaches in the youth church choir and is also the adult special needs “Happy Class” bus driver and volunteer. Nothing makes him happier than seeing the revitalization of this city he loves so much.

In his free time, Steve enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, walking his dog and absolutely loves everything about golf and football.

Education

Troy University

B.A. in Business Management, 2001  

leigh anne hall | account manager

As the second member of our Account Management team, Leigh Anne brings over twenty years of experience in the real estate and commercial property management industry in Birmingham. Her accuracy, promptness and attention to detail help ensure lasting business relationships and customer satisfaction. As a fourth generation native of Birmingham she is very excited to be a part of Birmingham’s revitalization. 

In her free time, Leigh Anne and her husband Jim stay very busy with their two sons, Aiden and Carter.  She also loves reading and traveling.

Education

University of Alabama at Birmingham

B.A. in Communications Management, 2003

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kyle mckinley | technology manager

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Kyle focuses on driving business growth through the use of technology. He is a natural problem solver and entrepreneur working at past opportunities to make processes as efficient as possible. As a naturally curious person, Kyle loves to see the inner workings of business and how he can help drive positive change around him. He thrives when working in entrepreneurial environments where he can help grow a small business into an industry leader.

As a Venture for America Fellow, Kyle is part of a highly talented group of college graduates moving across the country to build new ventures and learn the skills of a start-up founder. He is heavily involved in Birmingham’s entrepreneurial scene and represents Maestro to the larger VFA program. 

In his free time, Kyle loves to explore new breweries, watch his favorite Philadelphia sports teams, and volunteer with rescue dogs.

education

Elon University

B.S. in Business Administration (Entrepreneurship and Finance), 2019


becky ray | building engineer

As our chief building engineer, Becky is responsible for making sure that our customers’ maintenance requests are met with complete satisfaction and in a timely manner. She began her maintenance experience many years ago on an “as needed” basis. Eventually what started as a hobby became a part time job and then turned into a career. For the last six years Becky has been serving in a variety of maintenance-related roles including being a certified HVAC technician. A born handy-woman, Becky can fix anything. Her genuine love for people makes it easy for her to communicate well with each customer. 

Becky and her husband, David, enjoys being “empty nesters”. They are proud grandparents of 27 grandchildren and growing.

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dustin kennedy | building engineer

 
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As the son of a custom cabinet maker, Dustin grew up building and fixing things. From a young age, Dustin loved repairing things and working with his hands. He became interested in HVAC while he was in high school, which led him to engineering. From there he decided that he wanted to work in the technical field. After graduation he quickly found a job in the HVAC industry. He worked as an HVAC technician for two years before he decided to pursue an opportunity in the electrical field. Dustin has worked as an electrician for the last 10 years and is currently pursuing his master electrical license. Dustin has a passion for problem solving and thrives in high pressure situations. He takes great pride in his workmanship and has a deep desire to exceed customer expectations. 

Outside of work, Dustin enjoy spending time with his wife and their four children. 

 

joan wortham, full charge bookkeeper | office manager

 

As the first full-time accounting member of Maestro, Joan is honored to have the opportunity to join the team in taking the company to the next level. With over 25 years of bookkeeping and office management experience, she takes great pride in her ability to set up financial and office processes and procedures to ensure that work flow throughout the team is optimized, as well as delivering accurate and timely financial information.

Being born and raised in Birmingham, Joan understands and appreciates the history behind the City, and is thrilled to once again be working in the downtown area.  In her free time, Joan enjoys traveling, playing  golf,  watching college football and cuddling with her rescue dog, Daisy.


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