Saddling Up- Norman Joss Joins SawHorse, Inc. March 18, 2000- Norman Joss, who is considered a pioneer in the "design/build" process in the remodeling/renovation industry, has joined Atlanta-based SawHorse Inc. as vice president of operations. Joss is heading up SawHorse's operations, which includes all of the company's building construction.
...Joss, who has been in the remodeling field for 23 years, was previously vice president of renovation with another Atlanta remodeling firm.
During the past three years, he
has overseen three local award-winning projects.He earned the Local Contractor of the Year (CotY) award from the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) and in 1997 won the National Contractor of the Year in the "Specialty" category.
Articles about his
projects have been published in Atlanta Magazine, Better homes & Gardens, The Atlanta Business Chronicle, and Remodeling Magazine
. Joss is a member of NARI, and in 1998 he addressed a seminar at the association¹s national convention, speaking about "The Design/Build Process",which brings clients, architects and construction crews together to arrive at a common goal and budget before any design services are undertaken. A graduate of the University of Cape Town, South Africa, Joss began his construction career in Chicago in the late 1970s, working for a general contracting and architectural firm which renovated vintage residential buildings.He
came to Atlanta in 1982 and currently lives in the Oak Grove neighborhood of Decatur with his
wife Susan and two daughters, Sara and Emma.