Meet The Team


Every project is a collaborative effort between the homeowner and the Southern Evergreen team.  A homeowner comes in with an idea. The contractor puts the idea on paper and makes it come to life with hand sketches and 3D models. Finishing touches to the space are added by the interior designer. The building team carefully constructs the addition or home. The real estate agent helps a client find the perfect land or sell a home.​​  Allow us to introduce the Southern Evergreen team. 

Tom Garcia, CGP & Southern Living Custom Builder

CEO | Contractor | Realtor

NC General Contractor License #61720


Tom is a graduate of Louisiana State University College of  Engineering and holds a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical  Engineering. Tom has worked in project and company  management for more than twenty five years. In 2001, Tom earned the distinction of becoming the region’s exclusive builder of Southern Living homes.  He shares his extensive experience each Tuesday morning on WFMY Channel 2’s Good Morning Show as their residential home expert.  


Eddie Pegram

Master Mason


Eddie is a second generation mason with more than 35 years of experience.  He has been a part of the Southern Evergreen team for 18 years.  Eddie is responsible for all masonry, tile and other finishing work requiring a master craftsman. 

Sarah Mayhew Reece

Business Manager | Real Estate Broker-in-Charge


As part of the Southern Evergreen team since 2011, Sarah, as our Broker-in Charge, offers full-service real estate services to assist clients with everything from locating and buying land to transitioning from their existing home to their new Southern Evergreen custom home.

Stephen H. Jobe, PLLC


Stephen graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1989 from North Carolina State University with a Bachelors of Environmental Design in Architecture and became a registered architect in 1995. He has earned a reputation as one of the area’s premier residential architects.  

Stephen is highly skilled in his profession and is dedicated to the pursuit of satisfying each client’s desires and needs so that they receive designs they will love for years to come. 



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