Company Biographies

Dean R. DeGross

President and Owner

Dean DeGross is your local building professional with a long running track record of excellence and stability. A product of Charlotte County Schools, he began his humble career in the construction industry fresh out of high school. With a strong work-ethic, Dean worked his way through the various trades; starting with slabs and blocks and eventually moved on to framing, drywall, and finish trimming. Over the years, he gained mastery in every aspect of home-building and finally achieved his dream of starting a company whose name reflected his reputation, Quality Homes. Dean set the standard for Quality construction in Charlotte County and has left a legacy that is enjoyed by our current and future customers.

 

James L. Weisberg

Qualifier and Manager

Jim Weisberg brings more than 33 years of building experience to Quality Homes. Jim is a proud Florida resident since 1960. He graduated from both high school and college in the state of Florida. He began his building career in 1978 and received his Certified Building Contractor’s License in 1989 (CBC-047666). In 2004, Jim joined the Quality Homes team as the Qualifier and Manager. You can rest assured that with over three decades of experience and more than 2,000 homes under his belt, Jim has the knowledge and skills to “bring home your dreams”.

 

Irene T. Kromm

Finance Manager

Irene Kromm is a native of Warsaw, Poland where she was born, raised and earned her degree from the Warsaw University of Economics. Upon graduation, Irene was employed for 14 years by the Polish Government; dealing with imports and exports in both Canada and Finland. Irene immigrated to the United States in 1984, where she worked in the New York Real Estate industry. Irene moved to Florida in 1987 and began her career in construction, joining Quality Homes in 1992. Irene speaks both Russian and Polish and brings a wealth of professional experience in finance, real estate and construction to serve our customers.

 

Lee G. Hansen

Sales Manager

Lee Hansen has lived in the Charlotte County area for more than 20 years and brings over 35 years of industry experience to Quality Homes. Over the past two decades he has worked with more than 400 customers, helping them build a house that is worthy to be called “home”. Prior to his construction career, Lee worked for 16 years with the Federal Government and is a proud Veteran of the United States Military, having served in Vietnam. Lee is a great addition to the Quality Homes team with his experience and professionalism.

 

Britany DeGross Neptune

Project Manager

Britany Neptune was born in Charlotte County and has literally grown with this company. She “assisted” Irene with accounting as a child, ran blueprints during the summers and handled permitting briefly for Quality Homes during and after High School before obtaining a Real Estate License and moving on to a position with a Real Estate Development Company. Britany still manages several properties as partner in another family business but has returned to her roots here at Quality Homes. The position she has earned herself is multifaceted. Her involvement begins from Contract and continues until the completion of each Home, as she orchestrates the flow from engineering on to handling the permitting process followed by managing the sub-contractors scheduling for multiple projects efficiently. Britany has also become the in-house design consultant; helping customers make selections for their Homes effortlessly as well as making design choices for Quality Homes’ Models.

 

Kalyn Petrosky

Receptionist/Social Media Specialist

Kalyn Petrosky is a native Floridian, born and raised right here in Port Charlotte, FL. She is a new member to the Quality Homes team, yet her drive to learn more about the industry increases her knowledge and responsibilities daily. Kalyn recently took on the role of managing our social media accounts, such as Facebook and Instagram, and has already produced great results.

 

Bo Owens

Superintendent

Bo Owens was raised in Gatlinburg, TN and graduated from East Tennessee State University with a bachelors degree in Management. He has since worked in several different areas of Real Estate and construction. Shortly after moving to Englewood, FL he came to work for us here at Quality Homes. Bo is still learning all the ropes, yet his strong work ethic and attention to detail make him a very valuable member of our team.

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