Meet the Team
Lindsay Alcorn – Principal; Field Superintendent
Lindsay is one of the founding partners of Patriot Builders. Since starting the firm in 1993, he’s established Patriot Builders as one of the most respected design-build firms on the Cape. Over the years, Lindsay has fostered exceptionally productive relationships with the Cape’s best building professionals. As a result, Patriot Builder’s network of skilled subcontractors and tradespeople are able to deliver topnotch work on time and on budget. Prior to coming to the U.S., Lindsay, a graduate of the University of Maryland with a degree in computer science, worked in the construction industry in Germany. As the superintendent for Patriot Builders, he’s overseen the building and remodeling of hundreds of home on the Cape. Lindsay currently holds licenses as a construction supervisor and as a real estate broker.
Christopher Childs – Principal; Designer; Estimator
After working in design and construction in the Boston area – as both a designer and project manager – for 10years, Chris joined the firm in 2003. Chris, now a partner at Patriot Builders and the firm’s principal designer, has studied at both the New England Institute of Technology and the Boston Architectural Center. His previous experience in the construction side of the design-build industry allows Chris to fully understand how his designs will translate into a finished home, creating a seamless process and superior finished project for the clients of Patriot Builders. Chris is a licensed construction supervisor and registered home improvement contractor.
Roy Simmons – Engineer; Consultant
Roy is a retired founding partner of Patriot Builders, and now works with the firm on a consulting basis as an engineer. With more than 20 years in the building business, Roy has been instrumental in building hundreds of homes on the Cape. His past experience includes working as a production manager, design engineer and engineer consultant. Roy attended UMASS where he received a B.S. in engineering, and an M.S. and C.A.G.S. in technology. He currently holds licenses as a professional engineer, construction supervisor and Realtor and now works us in a consulting capacity as an engineer. Community involvement has always been important to Roy and he’s served as an assessor and on the planning board in the Town of Granby as well as an engineering instructor in local schools.
Christopher Wood – Project Manager/Estimator
Prior to joining Patriot Builders in January of 2016, Chris worked in the building industry for more than 15 years. Most recently Chris worked with a custom builder as a project foreman. His earlier experience includes positions as a carpenter and supervisor with a Boston area building firm, and as an estimator with a South Shore firm. His many years of experience in the homebuilding industry, and his exceptional ability to communicate with our clients and other building professionals, have proven invaluable in his position at Patriot Builders. Chris’ responsibilities include meeting with prospective clients and working with our existing clients throughout the building process, as well as generating estimates and ordering major materials.
Melissa Greene – Construction Coordinator & Office Manager
Melissa began working in the construction industry in 1999. Her lengthy tenure in the industry has allowed Melissa to gain a wide knowledge of all phases of construction. Her primary focus at Patriot Builders is to make certain that all of the firm’s clients feel at ease during the building process by keeping the lines of communication open. In addition to assisting with permitting and pre-construction planning, Melissa coordinates the selection of cabinetry, fixtures, flooring, etc. Melissa is a great liaison between clients and the teams who are working in the field during the construction phase. Melissa also manages the daily administrative duties within the office.
Tammy Depolo – Architectural Renderer; CAD Drafter
Tammy has been working in the field of Architecture for over 25 years and has been with Patriot Builders since 2008. As a designer and CAD drafter, Tammy prepares both preliminary and fully detailed construction plans for our projects. Tammy is also a talented artist and creates beautiful 3D renderings that can provide invaluable assistance in the permitting process when zoning and other special approvals are required. They also help homeowners by establishing a clearer vision of what their finished home will look like on completion.