Born into the contracting business, Leo’s 25+ 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 adhering to the National Association of the Remodeling Industry’s Code of Ethics. He has served on the board of the Home Builders Association of Richmond and currently serves as the Chair of the Remodelers’ Council within the organization to support ethical business practices and continuing professional education within the industry. He has earned the Graduate Master Remodeler (GMR) (Currently only 2 in the state of Virginia), Certified Aging in Place (CAPS) and Certified Green Professional (CGP) designations from the National Association of Home Builders. He has also recently earned the Certified Kitchen & Bathroom Remodeler (CKBR), Universal Certified Design Professional (UCDP), and Certified Remodeler (CR) designations from the National Association of the the Remodeling Industry. He has served on the NKBA (National Kitchen and Bathroom Association) Advisory Council for Builders/Remodelers and on the Board of Trustees for NAHB Remodelers. Leo Lantz Construction, Inc. has been certified to be only the second contractor in the country to be designated a NARI Accredited Remodeling Company. Leo was honored by NARI as the 2018 recipient of the prestigious Peter H. Johnson Image Award in recognition of his efforts to enhance the image of the professional 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 has coached recreational basketball in Henrico and Chesterfield Counties. Leo is also a member of Phi Beta Kappa and an Honors graduate of The University of Richmond. He served as the 2015 President of the Home Building Association of Richmond for which the association received national recognition from the NAHB for its community outreach Welcome Home Program with the ASK Childhood Cancer Foundation. Leo has been honored as a member of Remodeling Magazine’s Big50 Class of 2016 and a Fred Case Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist. He has also been honored with the Guy B. Hazelgrove, Jr. Membership Development Award from the Home Building Association of Richmond.



Office Manager

Chontrelle is our Office Manager. She has years of retail sales and customer service experience. Her professional experience includes retail sales and management and both owning and operating a daycare and a Verizon Wireless retail store in North Richmond.

Chontrelle is originally from New Orleans. She is married and has five children who keep life interesting. Her organizational and leadership skills are extraordinary and her work ethic is contagious. We are pleased to have Chontrelle as a member of our team!



ProKitchen CAD Designer / Jobsite Facilitator

Brad Seay is our Prokitchen CAD professional and Project Facilitator. He works closely with Leo, the Project Manager and Designer and clients to develop their dream kitchen or bathroom ideas which are drafted in our ProKitchen 3D CAD platform. We then review the drawings with clients to bring their projects to life. I also work closely with our clients from the Liveable Remodeling preparation phase to completion to ensure that their living concerns are addressed during the construction process.
Daily operations responsibilities

  • ProKitchen design
  • Project space measurement confirmation
  • Project sketches before/after
  • Wellborn cabinetry pricing for estimating purposes
  • Cabinetry ordering processing for approval
  • Project management to include:
    • Crew scheduling assistance
    • Demolition organization
    • Material procrement
    • On site quality assurance
  • Inventory control
  • Exceptional customer service
  • Gratifying profession!!!

What Our Clients Are Saying…

- Alexander W.

Leo Lantz has very high standards of workmanship, is on site almost daily (including some weekends!) to check on quality and progress of work and to do a lot of the work himself. He is one of the most capable construction company owners whom we have ever dealt with. He

- Ryan G.

Leo Lantz did two impeccable jobs for us this year - a complete gut remodel of our master bathroom and more recently a complete remodel of our kitchen. I can say without question that we wouldn't hire anyone else to do remodeling in our home - Leo's attention to detail

- Bobby T.

This was the largest and least stressful contracting job I've ever had done. Leo and his team were simply amazing in their professionalism, craftsmanship, and attention to detail. He sets a standard for contractors that few can meet.