MEET THE TEAM2019-01-28T02:17:07+00:00

Meet The Team

With a combined 45+ years of design and construction experience, Goodwin Foust Custom Homes owners Bryan Goodwin and Barret Foust have built their company on the ideals of positive teamwork, open and honest communication, and a commitment to excellence. Each team member brings a unique and important skill set in helping you build the home of your dreams.


Manager of all pre-construction elements, including site layout and design, and leading all business development efforts, Barret works hard to make sure that all you’re hoping to have in your new home becomes a reality. His exceptional attention to detail on the front end of a project will make you feel confident and prepared for every upcoming phase of the building process. Barret’s favorite thing about his job is getting to see a home come to life. From the beginning conception stages to construction all the way to move in day. We truly believe we’re not just building a new home, but a legacy that will last for generations. Barret graduated from Clemson University in 1994 with a degree in Construction Science & Management. After working in custom residential construction in North Carolina for 10 years, gaining further knowledge and experience in his field, Barret moved back to South Carolina in 2004 and began Goodwin Foust Custom Homes with Bryan Goodwin. In his spare time, he enjoys watching football, playing golf, fishing, reading and spending time with his wife, Lisha, and their son, Colton.



As the Senior Project Manager at Goodwin Foust, Bryan works closely with our clients and vendors to ensure that everything about your new home gets finished according to your liking on time and on budget. He oversees every element of construction all the way through completion. Bryan is the one that sets the standard for excellence in how Goodwin Foust homes are built. His Construction Science & Management degree from Clemson University and his significant background in residential construction make him highly qualified in his field. In addition to getting to hand over the keys of a completed home to our clients, Bryan truly enjoys getting to make the building process an enjoyable experience for you every step of the way. When he’s not working, he enjoys hunting, fishing, watching Clemson football, barbecuing, and spending time with his wife, Sheila, and their two daughters.



Todd is one of our Construction Managers. He works closely with the crew and the client to ensure that everything is built perfectly according to plan. He has been a part of the Goodwin Foust team since 2005. Todd loves meeting families from different walks of life and creating beautiful spaces for them. With three little boys at home, he stays happily busy from sun up to sun down. Whenever he has a little down-time, he loves watching English Premier League soccer and hunting.



Overseeing all facets of the build itself, Roger is one of our Construction Managers. His expertise in the building process and his commitment to excellence means that your home will not only be built well structurally, but will also be built beautifully from start to finish. He has been in the residential construction industry since he was 18 and a part of the Goodwin Foust team since 2006. Roger is the happiest guy ever! You can be sure he will always put a smile on your face at every meeting for your new home. His two sons play soccer and he loves watching them play whenever there’s a game.



Amanda is what makes everything work at Goodwin Foust! She has been a part of the team since 2011. Her background as an accountant and a CPA is a valuable resource for us. She works closely with our vendors to manage the financials that occur while building your new home. She strives to work with the utmost integrity to ensure that our vendors do what is expected of them. Although her role is more behind-the-scenes, she loves the opportunity to get to support the team on their job sites and being a small part of providing our clients with a beautiful home in which you can create a lifetime of memories. Amanda loves traveling with her husband and two kids whenever she has the chance. She also enjoys hiking, baking and reading in her spare time.



As the resident Architectural Designer, Chris creates the floor plans to suit your heart’s desires in your new home. He graduated from Clemson University in 1998 with a degree in Architecture. Chris has been designing custom residential homes since 2001. He joined the team in 2012 and does an exceptional job understanding the hopes and dreams of our clients. He loves taking your vision for your dream home, putting it to paper and watching it come to life. In his free time, Chris loves to travel with his family, spend time at the lake, bike, hike, cook, and wood-work.



Lisha has been a part of the Goodwin Foust team since the beginning as the wife to Barret Foust. She joined the team in 2013 as a selection coordinator and interior designer. Lisha enjoys getting to work closely with our clients to create the perfect spaces in your home according to your personal preferences and style. Her favorite part of her job is learning your wish list for your home. She is a master of helping to incorporate those wishes in a creative yet functional space for your family. When Lisha isn’t working, she enjoys reading and trips to the beach with Barret and their son, Colton. Lisha is a Graduate from the University of North Carolina in Wilmington and holds a Master’s degree from East Carolina University.



As a selection coordinator and interior designer, Laura strives to get to know your likes and dislikes from the beginning. She wants to know you well enough to make sure that your interior spaces are perfect for you. She started working on various projects with the Goodwin Foust team starting in 2006 and has been working more closely with our projects since 2015. Laura graduated with a degree in Interior Design and is truly living out what she was made to do. She is naturally gifted in making things beautiful for our clients. The entire process of building a home alongside our clients is such a thrill. She especially enjoys the actual furnishing of your new home at the very end of the project. Laura stays busy with her work, her son and her little girl. Whenever she can, Laura enjoys traveling to gain more inspiration for the homes she helps to design.



A professional interior designer and owner of Panageries in Greenville, SC, Cynthia has the unique ability to blend designs from around the world with classic Southern charm. She loves to creates new, yet timeless styles – drawing from historical color themes as well as modern and classic sensibilities; though her clients’ personal preferences motivate her most. A long time friend of the Goodwin Foust team, she began helping with various projects in 2017. Having her insight and wisdom has been such a gift in not only the interior design, but also the exterior design aesthetic. A graduate from the University of South Carolina, Cynthia uses her degree, her experience and her uncanny intuition to create the most perfectly designed home for you. She’s convinced that laughter is an essential vitamin yet to be approved by the FDA. Cynthia is an absolute joy to work with and every client that has ever met her loves her.



As the wife to Bryan Goodwin, Sheila has loved being a part of the Goodwin Foust team from the beginning. She currently oversees all our marketing efforts to get us connected with future clients. Sheila graduated with a degree in Interior Design from Winthrop University. She utilizes her creative skills and attention to detail to help set Goodwin Foust apart online and in the news. Sheila loves the opportunity to get to showcase the talents and abilities of such a gifted team through Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Houzz and advertising. When she’s not helping to create something for Goodwin Foust, she enjoys creating things with her two girls, volunteering at school and at church, watching Clemson Football and going to the beach with her family.



Kelcie helps to ensure everything runs smoothly at the Goodwin Foust office. Her role as Office Manager Assistant provides back end support to the team and front office customer service to our guests.

Kelcie graduated from NewSpring Leadership College and uses her experience in Guest Services to take exceptional care of our clients while visiting the office. Her favorite part of working at here is watching the friendships grow with our clients over the course of the project. She is such a valuable asset in helping to build those relationships. When she’s not in the office, Kelcie loves to spend time with her friends drinking coffee, traveling and watching movies.