Our Team

While the skills and craftsmanship of our team are known to be exceptional, clients are often surprised by our pleasant demeanor, manners, and neatness.

By nature, remodeling is invasive into the private lives of our clients. As wonderful as we are, there will be days when you’re going to wish nobody was in your home. We want you to feel comfortable with and enjoy the people that you’ll come in contact with daily, so here is a quick introduction to our team members.



David Supple- Chief Executive Officer


David is a graduate of Tufts University with a degree in architecture. In California, he trained as an architect for three years, designing, directing, and managing 50 – 100,000 square foot renovations. He founded New England Design & Construction in 2005 and became incorporated in 2006, and rapidly expanded the company to service the Greater Boston Area.  He is an aspiring comedian but currently he only practices with his wife.


Linda Doering - Chief Financial/Administrative Officer


Linda joined the company in January of 2016. She and her husband moved to New England in 1992 from El Paso, Texas. Linda has extensive experience in accounting, internal audit, rates, ethics, compliance for electric/gas utilities, and interstate gas pipelines.  She has a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Texas Christian University, studied accounting at the University of Texas at El Paso and earned an MBA from Northeastern University. In her rare spare time, Linda enjoys reading novels and traveling. Her go to place for a winter vacation would be the warm and beautiful, Caribbean islands.


Josh LaPan - Operations Manager


Josh joined the NEDC team with a strong background in skilled carpentry and leadership roles in the retail world. He started in October 2016 as a Project Manager in Training, growing into a Project Manager in early 2017, and transitioning into the Construction Manager by late summer. Josh has both an active Home Improvement Contractor license and Construction Supervisor License. In his free time, he enjoys watching his kids play sports, remodeling his house, and traveling!


Kareem Patterson - Production Coordinator


Kareem joins NEDC with several years of experience in residential construction. He has completed both new construction projects as well as remodels while working alongside his dad who is a carpenter. Kareem is excited to expand his knowledge with the NEDC team. In his free time, he enjoys listening to his vinyl records, hiking, snowboarding, and taking long walks on the beach.


Joe Wood - Senior Designer


With the last name Wood it’s no coincidence that Joe ended up in the building/ designing realm. After gaining 7+ years of experience in sustainable residential construction, from earthwork to applying the final finishes, he attended Norwich University to get a M.Arch. It was at Norwich that he was offered the opportunity to get his hands dirty on a design-build project that ended up winning an AIA Peoples Choice Award. Since that collaboration, he has worked with various firms and construction companies while balancing his passions for travelling, mountain biking, or anything the outdoors has to offer.


Drew Tessier - Designer


Drew is a graduate of Wentworth Institute of Technology with a Master’s in Architecture. Before attending college, starting at a young age, he gained his experience working summers in the construction industry directly under a master carpenter. He completed new homes as well as remodels working along subcontractors at various stages of construction. He now hopes to take his building knowledge and what he accomplished in school to design beautiful and effective spaces for people in the Greater Boston area. In his free time, you can expect him to be watching any of the Boston sports teams. If none of them are playing, then you can likely find him waterside with a fishing pole in hand.


Adam Paul - Designer


Adam graduated Wentworth Institute of Technology in 2020 with a Bachelor’s in Architecture. Along with an insatiable curiosity for learning and a passion for all things design, he brings his recent academic experience with him to Boston and his newfound career in design and construction. He continues to apply himself in the industry of architecture and building construction and is excited be a part of the NEDC team.  Outside of the office Adam loves exploring his many interests such as going to the movies, playing video games, building Lego, and eating out at all the local ramen shops.


Schneidee Cyprien - Designer


Schneidee graduated from New England Institute of Technology with a Bachelor’s Degree in Architectural Engineering and Design. Growing up, she had a love for art and experience in the construction industry working alongside her dad who was a carpenter. She used this experience to take the two things she was most familiar with and turn it into architecture. After graduation, Schneidee was able to expand her experience working as a drafter for two years. She’s excited to continue her journey with the NEDC team. Outside of the office she loves traveling, photography, and enjoying life.


Caitlin Kazunas - Interior Design Coordinator


Caitlin is a graduate of the Boston Architectural College with a Bachelor’s in Interior Architecture. From a young age, she has been known to be crafty and creative, which has led her into a design-based career. With experience in residential interior design, she enjoys helping clients tailor their interior finishes selection into a concept that is customized to their unique lifestyle and personal aesthetic. In her free time, she can be found exploring the outdoors, travelling to a new adventure, or snuggling with her cat. Caitlin is an ASID (American Society of Interior Design) member.


Aaron Newell - Construction Director


Aaron is a Massachusetts native with almost ten years of experience in the residential and commercial construction industry in frame to finish carpentry, as well as 6 years of electrical experience. He attended Wentworth Institute of Technology and graduated with a degree in Construction Management. In his free time, you can find him woodworking, working on cars or motorcycles, and spending his time by the lake.


Ryan Hayes – Project Manager


Ryan has been with NEDC since March of 2014 as a Lead Carpenter. He learned the carpentry trade from his father as a kid, but has been doing it professionally since 1999. His biggest inspiration is his family and his friends, and his sunny disposition lights up the office every time he comes in. He is a NARI Certified Lead Carpenter, and in 2016 moved in to a position as a Project Manager.


Mike Rockwell - Project Manager


Mike has 30+ years’ experience in the construction industry with several in commercial construction. He owned his own company for 15 years, working on a wide variety of residential remodeling projects. Before joining the NEDC team, he spent 3 years supervising the build out of several Caffe Nero’s in the Boston area.


Joe Sousa - Project Manager


Joe joined the NEDC team in 2022 as a project manager.  Joe has been a General Contractor in Central Massachusetts along with his brother since 2010. He has over 25 years of experience in residential and commercial construction. He has experience in finish carpentry and custom mill work. In his free time Joe enjoys watching the Red Sox, coaching softball and playing golf.


Tristan DeWitt - Brand Director


Tristan graduated from the University of Chicago in 2006. He brings a diverse background of skills and experience that include photography, videography & creative writing which he deploys as Business Development Manager at NEDC. A life-long lover of learning, Tristan enjoys reading, listening to lectures, and asking his coworkers lots of questions. In his spare time, he enjoys portrait photography, drawing & playing improvisational music.


Kayo Wycoff - Office Manager


Kayo joins NEDC with a diverse background in finance, law and non-profit. After completing her undergraduate degree in Tokyo, Japan, she moved to NYC and start her career as a fundraiser for non-profit organizations for 5 years. After relocating to Boston in 2011, she assisted with litigation for multiple law firms, and most recently worked in a financial service industry to assist large institutional clients. In her free time, she enjoys playing with her three cats, driving around New England with her husband, and planning her next trip to Japan.


Cesar DaSilva - Conceptual Design Director


Cesar, a Wentworth Institute of Technology alumnus with a bachelor’s in architecture, skillfully merges his construction experience with multiple trades and academic insights. Currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Architecture, he excels in balancing aesthetic design with functionality in his role as a Conceptual Design Director. A passionate mechanic, Cesar enjoys working on motorcycles and cars during his free time, enhancing his problem-solving skills that are vital in his professional endeavors.


Olivia Johnson - Assistant Designer


Olivia has a bachelor’s degree in architecture from Northeastern University. She has experience working in commercial architecture as well as single and multi-family residential. Her interest in adaptive reuse and historical preservation brought her to the NEDC team and the design-build industry. With a budding passion for learning construction practices, she is excited to be out in the field and working on-site. Outside of the office, Olivia enjoys trail running, playing tennis, and painting.


Dan Daly - Project Manager


Second generation carpenter, Irish educated, Dan spent his career in the building industry specializing in the high-end residential field with numerous brownstone renovations in Boston. 

As a project manager Dan enjoys working in the field where he assembles the dreams of his customers and designers.  He’s happy to be involved with NEDC as they share the same passions as he does, bringing a level of excellence into everything we do daily. 


Oliver Klein - Designer


Oliver is a versatile architect with a passion for sustainability, building science and low-energy buildings. He holds master’s degrees from The Boston Architectural College and the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College. As a certified Passive House consultant he has worked on single- and multi-family buildings to make them energy efficient and comfortable. Oliver is a registered architect in Massachusetts. In his free time, you’ll find him playing the violin, biking around the North Shore or planning his next hiking adventure.


Steve Daly - Design Director


Steve is a lifelong building enthusiast, hailing from generations of craftspeople.  Curiosity and understanding have always underlaid his desire for craft and thoughtful design, and at an early age a spark had formed.  This spirit was further developed at Wentworth Institute of Technology where he received his bachelor’s degree in architecture discovering design and its impact on people.  His professional career very quickly evolved to focus on design-build as a way to explore design and craft to deliver engaging projects.  Having worked primarily in residential design over the last 25 years, he has contributed as a designer and craftsperson on everything from small home renovations and additions to multi-unit Passive House development in Boston.

As the Design Director at NEDC he aims to maintain this passion for quality across design and construction.  When not keeping up with the latest building science and practices, you will find Steve getting lost in the woods on his mountain bike or in a crate of records at the local store.  Now a proud father and husband, exploration, discovery, and the impact of design have taken on a new meaning as he guides this new generation through life.


Spencer Halliwell - Assistant Designer


Spencer is a graduate of Wentworth Institute of Technology and holds a master’s degree in architecture. Beginning in high school, he studied architectural and mechanical drafting where he learned he enjoyed designing and making. Throughout his college years, Spencer’s focus on architecture led him towards a path of sustainability. He is driven by the desire to learn, adapt, and apply innovative strategies to create homes that are both comfortable and energy-efficient.

In his free time, Spencer enjoys building computers, weightlifting, and cooking.