Scott White

Lead Foreman & Carpenter

Nathan's skill sets extend far beyond carpentry. He is a talented musician, an avid outdoorsman, and a regular community volunteer. He enjoys hunting and fishing and spending time with his wife of six years and their daughter. Nathan also volunteers with the KOZ program in Pulaski and recently spent time in Brazil on a missions trip with his Church.  He is a resident of Pulaski County and is a lifelong member of Abundant Life Ministries.

Christopher has lived in the New River Valley for 15 years. He is a veteran of the United States Air Force where he specialized in construction procurement. He earned a BA in Interdisciplinary Studies from Virginia Tech in 2008. Christopher is also a talented chef. He joined NRV Home Improvement in 2015 and currently lives in Ellet Valley with his eight year old Son. 

Tanner founded NRV Home Improvement in 2006 (then; Easy Cut Landscaping & remodeling). He has worked with hundreds of customers throughout Montgomery, Pulaski, Giles, Floyd and Roanoke Counties. Tanner has over 12 years of experience in business and construction. He enjoys spending time with his family, outdoor adventure, playing guitar and volunteering at The Rock Youth Center of Pulaski, Inc. He is a resident of Christiansburg, VA.

Ian Gemmel

Foreman & Carpenter

Vicente Martinez


Ed Hyde

Custom Carpentry & Restoration

Tanner Blankenship

Owner & Founder

Ed is a man of many talents with a methodical and a purposeful work ethic and personality. He is a 20 year stonemason and finish carpenter who specializes in restoration and remodeling. He lives with his wife of 23 years and daughter on their farm in Floyd, Virginia where they raise and grow their own food. He is the newest member of NRV Home Improvement. 

Vicente started in construction over 12 years ago as a brick and stone mason and although he has previous experience, he credits most of his remodeling talents to what he has learned with Scott over the last year. Vicente has a great work ethic and a kind personality.  In his free time he likes music and science fiction films. He also enjoys a glass of tequila once a week. Vicente lives in Radford with his wife of 19 years. Together they have three children and just welcomed their first granddaughter into the world.

Christopher Taylor

​Accounts Manager

10 Years of Quality work at Great Prices - Since 2006!

With a passion for building and carpentry for over 30 years, Ian knows how to get things done. He is a "straight-shooter" who can turn even the toughest of projects into a beautiful finished product. His favorite things to do include driving on country roads with beautiful scenery and spending time with his family. He also enjoys woodworking projects in his free time. He currently lives in Newport, Virginia. 

When Scott joined NRV Home Improvement in 2013 he brought much of what makes our company great. He has an incredible eye for custom carpentry and customer's always appreciate his character and work ethic. Scott has more than two decades of building and remodeling experience. He enjoys spending time with his Wife of 22 years and their four children. He also enjoys hunting and fishing and working with students at the KOZ program..He is an eight year member of the Pulaski Church of God.

Nathan Lawrence


Meet our Crew