Who We Are
“Every member of our staff has personal experience in remodeling. We encourage them to work on every client’s project as though it were their own home. This commitment provides a standard of quality above the usual and customary.”
Leo W. Lantz, President
Born into the contracting business, Leo’s 20 plus years experience in home remodeling and years as the principal corporate officer have given him an extensive knowledge of multiple trades. He has significant experience remodeling older homes in the Richmond area and has earned the Class “A” contractor certification. Leo supports ethical business practices by maintaining corporate membership in the Better Business Bureau of Central Virginia. He currently serves on the Board of the Home Builders Association of Richmond and has actively worked to start a Remodelers’ Council within the organization to support ethical business practices and continuing professional education within the industry. He has earned the Certified Graduate Remodeler (CGR) designation from the National Association of Home Builders. He has also recently earned the Universal Certified Design Professional (UCDP) designation from the National Association of the the Remodeling Industry.
Leo donates a considerable amount of energy and professional expertise by serving on boards and councils for various trade, church and school organizations. He coaches recreational basketball and has founded a Fall youth basketball clinic. Leo is also a member of Phi Beta Kappa and an Honors graduate of The University of Richmond. He is currently serving as the Vice President of the Home Builders Association of Richmond.
John Norman, Sales Manager
John comes from an extensive sales and managing background since graduation from Methodist University in the Professional Golf Management Program. John married into Leo’s extended family in 2010 and started soon thereafter working for the company. Leo Lantz Construction was growing to meet the increasing demand for their services. John absolutely loves his job, as he was a HGTV and DIY television fanatic prior to joining Leo Lantz Construction. He takes great pride is guiding clients through the renovation process and is readily available to answer any questions.
John’s primary responsibilities include sales and estimating, as well as project scheduling. He has become well versed in the company’s implementation of Co-Construct software. The product has provided a superior level of communication for our clients as well as subcontractors. Renovation projects are invasive to your home, but we make it a very comfortable process and easy transition. Communication is the key!
John resided in Hanover County since 1994 after moving around the country as an IBM rat. He is active is his local church, youth and community. He has a passion for his family, faith, sports of all kinds, and the San Francisco 49ers!