Our Team

ADR Builders is a second generation family owned design build company.  All of our staff are valued members of the team as we work together to cultivate a hardworking and creative environment.   Each team member is a long term partner with ADR in our efforts to provide the homeowner with the best possible end result on every project.

Office Staff

Our management team monitors every aspect of your project to assure a successful job, completed within budget and on time. Bret and Sarah will work with you before the project begins, while it is in progress, and be there for you after we are finished to streamline the many decisions and choices that are involved in remodeling your home.


BRET STOKES is the second generation owner of the company and is responsible for sales, estimating and project management.  He has been walking ADR jobsites since grade school and is well versed in all aspects of the renovation process. Bret graduated from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2008.  He lives in the Radnor-Winston community of Baltimore City with his wife and two sons.



SARAH MURRAY is our architectural designer and started with ADR in 2019.  She assists our clients with their design and product decisions as well as creating our construction documents for the field staff.  Sarah graduated from University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a B.S. in Interior Architecture.  She has extensive experience in a wide range of design and production fields.  She now lives in the Parkton community of Baltimore County.



TRACEY GRISWOLD is our office manager at ADR.  She handles a wide range of H.R., payroll, invoicing and other office tasks as well as assisting Bret and Sarah on an as needed basis.  Tracey is married to one of our lead carpenters, Chris, and lives in Glen Arm.




GARY STOKES & JANE HILL STOKES are the original owners & operators of ADR Builders.  After 40 years of creating remarkable renovation projects they have hung up their tool belts are now living the good life in Lewes, Deleware.



Field Staff

ADR uses a lead carpenter system for our field staff. Our employees are skilled carpenters who also function as job site managers. One carpenter is assigned the role of  “lead” on each of our projects. As such they coordinate with subcontractors and suppliers, making sure every aspect of the job is running as it should. They also are the main point of contact for the client, able to answer questions and coordinate decisions as they occur. All of our carpenters are experienced craftsmen with years of expertise in home remodeling and renovation.

CHRIS GRISWOLD our most senior lead carpenter, has worked for ADR since 2001. Chris often does bathroom and kitchen projects for ADR where he can use his carpentry, tile, and fine finish skills. He is also expert in framing, window installation, exterior trim and metal work. Chris is married to our office manager, Tracey, with two daughters, he lives in Glen Arm.



MATT DAVIDSON was brought on in 2022 to act as assistant carpenter, working alongside Chris.  He is Tyler’s older brother and brings the same great attitude to work.  Matt is married with two young kids.




ANDY FATKIN was hired in 2012, he was previously employed by Wheatley Associates. Andy works as a lead carpenter for us on many renovation projects.  His strength lies in coordinating large projects and communication with clients, working to ensure they get the best project possible. Andy lives in Perry Hall, he is married and has two young boys.




ANDRES BARAHONA has worked with us as a carpenter since 2013.  He most often is working on projects with Andy. Andres assists him on large jobs while utilizing his strong rough and finish carpentry skills.  He is married to Alyssa Stokes, Jane and Gary’s daughter, and has two young sons.




TREY DE LA CRUZ was hired in 2013 as a carpenter. He is our newest lead carpenter, after years of working with Chris.  He is assisted by Tyler on most projects.  Trey’s enthusiasm for trade and positive attitude is a great asset.





TYLER DAVIDSON was also hired in 2020 as a carpenter. He works alongside Trey handling all manner of renovations and repairs.  Most of his time is spent competing with Trey for the title of nicest ADR employee.