Larry Chavez, Sr. – President and CEO
Larry Chavez is the founder, president and CEO of Dreamstyle Remodeling, a leading remodeling company in the Southwestern U.S. that employs 493 people. Larry is a native New Mexican and graduated from UNM’s Anderson School of Management with a BBA in Accounting. After working as a CPA for several years, Larry founded what would become Dreamstyle Remodeling in 1989 with the opening of a Four Seasons Sunrooms franchise. Over the past 25 years, Larry has grown Dreamstyle into one of the largest remodeling companies in the country, with customers totaling over 60,000 throughout the Western United States. Dreamstyle Remodeling now offers top-name brand home improvement products across five states.
Currently, Larry serves on Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies Remodeling Futures Program Steering Committee and is a mentor for Stanford University’s Latino Entrepreneur Leadership Program. In March of 2017, Larry was inducted into the UNM Anderson School of Management Hall of Fame.
Philanthropically, Larry has served on several nonprofit boards locally for organizations including the Albuquerque Community Foundation (founding board member) and Animal Humane New Mexico. Through Dreamstyle Remodeling and personally, he also makes significant financial contributions to several nonprofits annually with causes including homeless pets, children’s cancer research, and veterans.
He enjoys spending time with family, including his four grandchildren, traveling and attending various sporting events.
Joyce Hitchner – Secretary Treasurer and Co-Founder
Joyce is the Vice President and Co-founder of Dreamstyle Remodeling. From its inception, she has handled the company’s marketing activities as well as several top level administrative functions. In recent years, Joyce has relinquished marketing operations and has been responsible for planning and executing the design and construction of the company’s extensive facilities, including showrooms throughout five Western states. She is been a key participant in the company’s expansion of all markets and products and the company’s overall strategic planning. She is closely involved in talent evaluation and plays a key role in succession planning. Joyce coordinates employee recognition and motivational activities. She is extensively involved the company’s charitable work. Joyce enjoys spending free time with her family, her two dogs and three cats.
Dawn Dewey – Senior Vice President, Marketing & Business Development
Dawn has been with Dreamstyle Remodeling since 2013. She has been recognized in Professional Remodeler Magazine’s 40 under 40 & was selected as Renewal by Andersen’s Marketing Leader of the Year in 2015. She holds a BBA in Marketing Management from UNM’s Anderson School of Management. When not working, Dawn loves spending time with her family.
Kellie Linfoot – Vice President, Consumer Finance
Kellie brings over 15 years of Finance, Consumer Lending and Consumer Relations Experience to Dreamstyle Remodeling and has served in several management roles within Dreamstyle over the last 11 years. Kellie is considered an industry leader in consumer financing and has created a financing program to best suit our consumer’s needs. Kellie and her team are committed to providing the very best experience by exceeding all client expectations. When not working, Kellie enjoys spending time with her two boys. They also enjoy traveling and attending sporting events.
Isaiah Watkins – Vice President of Sales