Meet Our Team of Home Remodeling Professionals
Management, Project Designers, and Project Managers, and support staff at Custom Design & Construction combine their skills and experience to comprise our home remodeling team. We work together, integrating our unique set of expertise with your vision, to build new space within your home uniquely designed to suit your needs. Every one of our clients is treated as if they were our only client. Communication is paramount to any successful project and our team strives to listen to and maintain transparency with every homeowner.
Would you like to meet Bill Simone, Randy Ricciotti, our designers, field team leaders, or support staff in person? Then visit the state-of-the-art Design Center located at 2001 E. Mariposa Avenue, El Segundo, CA 90245. Or call (310) 815-4815 to schedule an appointment.
Trust Your Home Remodeling to Our Leaders
The leadership for Custom Design & Construction created an integrated design/build team to bring your remodeling project to life. Bill Simone and Randy Ricciotti combine years of professional experience and strong educational backgrounds to run a successful remodeling company in the greater Los Angeles area.
Bill, who helped start the design/build movement for residential remodeling, is a firm believer that combining design, product selections, construction, funding, and project management together leads to the best possible outcome every single time you remodel.
Randy maintains vigilant contact with homeowners during the construction phase of each home improvement project, ensuring things stay focused, on time, and on budget.
Bill and Randy both work out of the inspirational Design Center located at 2001 E. Mariposa Avenue, El Segundo, CA 90245. Make an appointment to meet them in person (310) 815-4815 or stop by anytime and walk through the model rooms to see what’s possible in your own home.
Manahattan Beach resident Bill Simone is the President of Custom Design & Construction. He founded the company in 1986 and quickly built a reputation of integrity and exceeding client expectations.
Bill has proven over the last decades the design/build model in residential remodeling is the best approach. You no longer need to retain an independent architect and bid out the plans. It’s possible to have design, product selections, construction, funding, and project management all under the same roof.
His beliefs have made him an industry icon. Simone helped pioneer the design/build concept, now widely accepted as delivering a superior experience for sophisticated homeowners seeking high-end residential remodels.
Simone’s projects have been featured in Time magazine, the Los Angeles Times, Women’s Day, Smart Money, and many industry publications. Several have won national awards including the prestigious Chrysalis Project of the Year, Kitchen of the Year, Bathroom of the Year, as well as numerous others.
He’s twice been named Chrysalis Remodeler of the Year, and is a three-time winner of California Remodeler of the Year, eight-time Qualified Remodeler Top 500 recipient, and Remodeling magazine Big 50 member.
Simone has served as President of the National Association of Home Builders Los Angeles Remodelers Council , Vice President of the Building Industry Association of Southern California, and is a Certified Graduate Remodeler, Certified Aging in Place Specialist and EPA lead-safe certified.
A native of Illinois, Simone attended SUNY Geneseo on a hockey scholarship then continued his studies at Iowa State University, graduating with two professional degrees in architecture.
Randy Ricciotti is Vice President of Custom Design & Construction. Among other responsibilities, Randy heads all field operations including project management. He is the primary point of contact with homeowners during the entire construction phase. He’s passionate about ongoing communication and clients throughout the process to ensure there are no surprises.
With over 35 years of experience in the remodeling industry, Randy has been with CD&C for 15 years.
A UCLA graduate, Randy holds the following designations: Certified Graduate Remodeler, Certified Aging in Place Specialist, Certified Green Building Professional, and EPA lead-safe certified.
Randy is currently on the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles/Ventura Chapter of the National Association of Home Builders Remodelers Council. Randy also serves on the Editorial Advisory Committee for Professional Remodeler Magazine.
Senior Project Designer
Senior Project Designer, Beth Yuen, creates unique spaces designed specifically for those using them. Beth joined Custom Design & Construction with over 10 years of industry experience, designing everything from residential powder rooms to casino gaming floors.
With a keen sense for understanding her client’s vision, Beth creates a collaborative design process that considers all the details and needs that must be addressed in the design and planning phase of a project.
She carefully listens to client’s needs and draws additional needs and ideas they can’t easily express. She presents clients with numerous options within established budget parameters. Beth eliminates all surprises by clearly communicating how the price goes up or down with each selection. The benefit is that clients can easily see where they can save money on some selections while splurging in other areas all within their overall budget.
Beth’s attention to detail and ability to problem solve gain her the trust and respect of her clients. She loves working with homeowners and has developed lasting friendships with many. Her undivided attention and design expertise create a magnificent partnership for you.
Field Team Leaders
With over 20 years of experience in the remodeling business, Santos joined Custom Design & Construction more than 5 years ago. His unique skill set makes him the perfect man who can do “anything.” Santos is responsible for all customer service and warranty issues. He performs his duties with the highest level of skill, and the greatest level of commitment to deliver a superior experience to our clients.
Over the years our clients tell us time and time again how much they love Santos. As the primary daily Field Supervisor he spends the most time of anyone with our clients. Many are sad to see him leave at the end of the job because they have become friends.