Teamwork is key to delivering a quality customer experience and it takes time and effort to build the right team of craftspersons who also have great interpersonal relationship skills. I really trust and appreciate the abilities that each of our members bring to our team.

Scott Hall, President and Founder

Scott is a native Ohioan born and raised by a generational family tradition of craftsmanship and design.  Having served as an engineer in the corporate world, he decided to make a change and in 1999 started Scott Hall Remodeling in Central Ohio.  It has been extremely satisfying for over 20 years to serve the needs of homeowners while keeping their best interests at heart in the process.

Scott continues to study with the industry experts and implements “best practice” operational procedures.  In 2012 Scott Hall Remodeling became recognized in Central Ohio as an award-winning Design-Build Remodeling Company and has also been the recipient of over 11 years of the Angie’s List Super Service Award. We continually strive to refine our processes, attracting high caliber skilled employees to our team that exhibit both creative talent and high moral principles.

Scott Hall Remodeling is family oriented team.  Our primary goal is in establishing team members that possess character traits of high moral principles, characterized by the desire to always do what is in the best interest of our customers, our trade partners, our suppliers, as well as SHR employees.  It is these core principles combined with excellent craftsmanship and self driven leadership that express the very foundation of our company.”

Bryn Hanover, General Manager and Co-owner

Bryn has been remodeling and restoring homes from a very early age.  For several years he operated his own remodeling company and was self-employed.  After collaborating and joining Scott Hall Remodeling over a decade ago, Bryn has brought extensive knowledge and top-notch experience to the table.  His at-ease professional personality instills confidence with homeowners and from the very first meeting helps them work through the initial stages and details of the project.  Bryn maintains and assures projects stay on task as he manages and oversees our Project Managers.  Additionally, he is heavily involved in the day to day tasks of the running the company smoothly and successfully.

“I feel fortunate to be part of the team at Scott Hall Remodeling. In all the years I have been in this field, I have never encountered the kind of culture that is here. Scott seems to be as interested in his employees well-being just as much as their skills and talents. I know that my leadership and skills have grown so much in this company and it really does feel like much more than a job. I feel like I am growing professionally and personally.”

Bonnie Nicklaus, Design Coordinator

Bonnie graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Design. She spent 18 years working professionally in space planning and design.  Later she created a successful business creating and cooking meals for clients (in their kitchens) for over a decade.  Born out of the wedding of these two professional life avenues is a unique ability in quickly finding solutions for homeowners that maximize both functionality and beauty.  She is integral in helping our clients with cabinet design, 3-dimensional views, layouts, material choices, vendor coordination, and communication with homeowners.

“Scott and I hit it off from the very first day we met—it was clear to me that he was a man of integrity and caring, and that customer service and quality work were paramount in his business. These qualities were important to me in my own businesses, and it was very refreshing to see that the whole team here at Scott Hall Remodeling reflected these very same characteristics.  This is the kind of workplace that truly values people!” 

Austin Ellis, Production Manager

Austin throughout his younger years was heavily involved in endless handyman projects with his father.  After graduating from The Ohio State University with a degree in finance he experienced a deep longing to work with his hands in a creative way.  Austin brings a wealth of professionalism, organization, and creative talent to our remodeling team in helping to serve the needs of your project.

“Transitioning from corporate lifestyle to Scott Hall remodeling has been an amazing change for me. I love working for a small group of people, as everyone is very close and team oriented. My role at SHR as a Project Technician has taught me a great deal about carpentry and remodeling and I look forward to tackling new challenges as they come.”

Dan Smith, Project Manager

Dan began framing houses in Orlando, FL in 1984 and built production and custom homes for over 20 years in Florida and Kentucky. He started doing renovation and remodeling in 2005 in Lexington, KY, specializing in 100+ year old houses. Dan relocated to Ohio in 2011 where he participated in numerous remodels. Proficient in virtually all skills pertaining to remodeling including framing, trim, carpentry, tile, drywall, flooring, plumbing and electrical.

Dan feels that customer satisfaction is the number one goal on any project and enjoys attention to detail and taking the time to “do it right—no detail is too small!” In Dan’s own words—“I love my job!”

“I have always loved working with my hands…there is immense satisfaction in working with a material and pulling the beauty and perfection out of each product. Whether working with wood, tile, or any other remodeling material, I always make sure that it is installed with precision and attention to detail. There is no detail too small and it is always my goal to make sure that my work reflects this attention, which is a hallmark of the Scott Hall Remodeling philosophy. I love my job!”

George Caganek, Project Manager

George is a tile and finish carpenter expert.  He has over 15 years of experience in the remodeling industry.  Previously he worked for many years in the Chicago area and spent that time in business for himself remodeling homes throughout the region.  Recently, George and his family fell in love with the beauty of Ohio and moved here bringing his skills along with the utmost professionalism and the highest level of finish details to home projects.

“After 15 years working in Chicago area on variety of projects in many fine homes I was pleasantly surprised of high standard quality work and organization Scott Hall Remodeling is providing.  I also appreciate that  professionalism is high priority for SHR team members, yet knowing that we help each other and got each others back makes me feel like part of a big family.”

Mike McDonough, Project Manager

Mike has a lifetime of experience in remodeling, custom cabinetry, fine finishes and finish carpentry.  He combines that with excellent communication and people management skills that will ensure the success of your project.  Mike and his family moved to Columbus and sought out a place he could feel at home and help to serve the needs of homeowners like you.  We are so glad to have such a wealth of talent and so happy for our customers to be able to gain the benefit of his experience.

“One thing I have valued in my work over the years is trying to provide a high quality of craftsmanship and a friendly atmosphere for both the clients and co-workers. I feel a kindred spirit with the team at SHR and this creates a feeling of ownership and partnership as we work together.”

John Brown, Project Manager

John is an expert finish carpenter with several decades of experience in remodeling. For a number of years he lived and owned a home out in the San Francisco Bay Area performing all facets of construction including kitchens, bathrooms, and entire house remodels. John and his family relocated back here to Columbus (his hometown) in 2020 and we are super thrilled to have him on our team.

“I’ve worked in different parts of the country for some of the best and most respected remodeling companies and builders. Joining Scott Hall Remodeling, it quickly became clear that SHR is among the best places to work I’ve ever experienced. It’s refreshing to work with such great professionals.”

Kelly Baldarelli, Customer Care Director

Kelly’s family has been actively involved in the construction industry for over 50 years. Her grandfather operated a construction company, her dad had an excavating company, and her brother owned his own construction company She is excited to be “back her roots” working with the Scott Hall Remodeling Team.

Kelly is the first point of contact for new clients. She is available to answer your call and address your questions so she can schedule your consultation appointment. Kelly’s outgoing nature, attention to detail, and dynamic personality make any interaction an enjoyable one!

“I am thankful to be a part of this team. From the very first conversation with Scott, he was open, honest and a great communicator. He has the mind set and ambition to possess the highest level of customer service and the willingness to educate his clients with such finesse. He strives to build a trust that will enable a great working partnership with both his customers and employees.”