Position: Owner/Project Manager/Red Seal Licensed Carpenter
Leonard started his journey in carpentry over 20 years ago learning from some of the best builders in the Kingston area. A large part of his experience is in finish carpentry where he learned a great deal from his time working with master carpenter, Ron Garofalo of Garofalo Brothers Construction. From there he went on to pursue experience in the art of remodelling where he worked with Mark Peabody, Custom Builder. Leonard takes great pride in being able to offer his clients a very wide range of skill sets from custom home builds, to additions, renovations, custom furniture, built in cabinetry, outdoor features like decks, pergolas and so much more.
Leonard’s passion is having a staff of people who are passionate about their craft and strive everyday to do their best. He’s not interested in people just having a job but rather a career. Every team member brings their own talents and skillset to our projects which allows us to build every project to a very high standard. When you hire Winsor Custom Building for your project you get people in your home that care for it and respect it as they would their own. People who love their craft and want to deliver the best possible product they can for every client no matter how big or small the project.
Position: Lead Carpenter/Red Seal Licensed Carpenter
Michael is a licensed journeyman carpenter who has honed his craft over the past 6 years. He first became interested in the carpentry field early on in high school and quickly fell in love with the trade. Michael brings a strong and talented skill set to our exterior finish work and structural framing. He has done almost everything from foundation to finish and he settles for nothing less than perfection. He brings his very best every day and enjoys working closely with our clients to bring their dreams to life.
Ryan started off his journey in carpentry by following in his grandfather’s footsteps. At 18 years old, he became a Carpenter for Brian Hunt Construction in the Cloyne area, North of Kingston where he learned how to build homes from start to finish. Ryan has tremendous experience in framing carpentry as he worked for the Garofalo Brothers Construction in Kingston for many years. Ryan has a deep appreciation for the process of custom building and has learned skills from having phenomenal teachers in his life. Ryan has a passion for learning and always believes that you need to go above and beyond to help a client visualize their dreams. Ryan enjoys helping others and brings his solution focused and positive outlook to every job he encounters. Ryan has developed his skill set over the last 20 years in carpentry and specializes in renovations, framing, trim, and finish work. Ryan has a superb attention for detail and ensures that every project is completed to the highest quality standard.
Position: Apprentice Carpenter
Rowan Leonhardt was born in Kingston and raised on a small family farm in Napanee. He enjoyed helping his father with projects around the house and as early as kindergarten, he knew he always wanted to work in the trades to build. Rowan recently graduated from Napanee District Secondary School where he was also heavily involved in athletics playing football and Rugby. We are so excited for Rowan to be starting his career with us and we look forward to seeing what great things are in store for him.
Position: Office Administrator
With over 20 years experience in the field, Katherine is one of the most efficient administrators you will ever meet. The most important aspect for the success of any business is its ability to be organized and efficient in the office. Here at Winsor Custom Building we are so grateful for what Katherine brings to the table. She handles all payroll, HR, invoicing, and bookkeeping. Katherine surely is the back bone to the efficiency of our day to day operations.