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About Us

Lester Sussman, President, began his construction business 28 years ago while living in New deckJersey and has spent the past 13 years with continued success in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, serving both commercial and residential clients throughout North Carolina’s expanded “triangle”. Les is a licensed general contractor in NC; his license number is #41115.

John Mays is our Production Supervisor. He leads our teams in the installation of cabinetry, as well as all custom carpentry requests, and ensures that every project is completed to the client’s satisfaction.

Wes Cawthorn is the Capitol Builders Group and Kitchen and Bath People’s tile expert and installer. An artisan in his own right, Wes can bring tile and stone to life, creating a beautiful and distinctive design compliment to your kitchen, bathroom or any space in your home.

Diane Oxley is a residential designer for our team. Since 1994 her specialties include whole house design and planning, as well as construction drawings. With our design software, Diane can create 3D drawings to help fully visualize your future space. She will assist in bringing your dreams to life – first on paper, and then in reality!

Capitol Builders Group proudly offers services to customers in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Cary, Apex, Research Triangle Park and other surrounding areas.

 

Affiliations

THE KITCHEN AND BATH PEOPLE

We are a team of professional kitchen and bathroom designers and builders dedicated to quality, innovation, and happy clients. To keep in touch with the latest trends in remodeling, we continually take courses offered by our supporting organizations. We are focused on universal design and have become Certified Aging in Place specialists (CAPS) through the NAHB. As professionals, we work together to complete all projects on time and within budget without sacrificing even the smallest detail. Please read on to learn about our staff, and give us a call when you’re ready to make your dreams a reality!

  • Les Sussman is President of The Kitchen and Bath People / Wholesale Builders Products. He is a licensed N.C. General Contractor with thirty years of industry experience under his belt. With a background in home renovation and remodeling, as well as residential and commercial construction, Les knows quality and accepts nothing less. His good nature, professional demeanor, and keen eye for detail are reflected in the quality workmanship of our company.
  • Phyllis Sussman is Vice President and Treasurer of The Kitchen and Bath People / Wholesale Builders Products. She has designed kitchens and baths for builders and remodelers for twenty years and continues to come up with innovative ideas every day. Besides producing her own designs, Phyllis is also responsible for critiquing the designs of our staff and ensuring that every project is a success.
  • John Mays is our Production Supervisor. He leads our teams in the installation of cabinetry, as well as all custom carpentry requests, and ensures that every project is completed to the client’s satisfaction.
  • Wes Cawthorn is the Kitchen and Bath People’s tile expert and installer. An artisan in his own right, Wes can bring tile and stone to life, creating a beautiful and distinctive design compliment to your kitchen, bathroom or any space in your home.

Our membership in the following organizations helps us stay current with the latest trends and procedures through continuing education courses and access to key industry resources:

Home ConstructionNKBA – National Kitchen & Bath Association

NAHB – National Association of Home Builders

HBA – Home Builders Association of Wake County

HBADOC – Home Builders Association of Durham, Orange and Chatham Counties

PRC – HBADOC – Professional Remodelors® Council

BBB – Better Business Bureau