Who We Are

 

Tom Austin, Owner

taustin@butcherdrafting.com

Tom Austin

Duties: Commercial & Residential Design, Civil Layouts

Software: AutoCad, Micro Station
Special: Certified to approve VA drawings
Experience: In business since 1998, employed by 2 different architectural firms, an engineering firm, and a general contractor
Education: Associates Degree in Drafting and Design from Calhoun Community College
Personal: I am very involved in my church, and a former Major in the Alabama State Defense Force. I love spending time with my wife and granddaughter. We enjoy church and traveling.
I feel we have a great team at Butcher Drafting Service, LLC. Everyone gets along and is able to use their talents. We all care about the customer’s satisfaction. Each job is important, no matter how small.

 

 

 

James Claridy, Part-time Consultant

claridyj@hotmail.com

James Caridy

Duties: On-Site Measurement
Software: AutoCAD
Special: I've actually been a part of The Butcher Drafting Family longer than Tom. I used to work alongside Joseph Butcher!
Experience: In the business for many years, having hand drawn plans alongside Joseph Butcher himself.
Education: A degree in Residential Architecture from Mississippi Technical School
Personal: In my personal time, I like to go fishing, and attend car shows. I also love spending time with his family, especially my 4 daughters and 5 grandchildren!

 

 

 

 

Ebony Marks, Office Manager and Marketing Director

ebony@butcherdrafting.com

Ebony Marks

Duties: Customer Service, Scheduling, Marketing
Software: Microsoft Office, G-Suite
Special: Ministry Leader at Church
Experience: 1 year of Office Management Experience and Experience in Accounting
Education: Bachlors of Business Administration: Marketing from Oakwood University
Personal: I enjoy spending time with friends and family. I love to sing, write, and plan/organize special events. When I’m not doing any of the above, I’m either reading a book, watching Netflix, or eating!

 

 

 

 

 

Andrew McCoy, Part-time Draftsman

Andrew McCoy

Duties: Computer Drafting
Software: AutoCAD, ZWCAD, Revit, Microsoft Applications

Special: 1st place at SkillsUSA State Competition for Architectural Drafting, 4th place at SkillsUSA National Competition for Architectural Drafting 
Experience: 2 years experience in Management, 6 months experience with Freelance Architecture
Education: Short Certificates in Architectural Design Drafting and Technical Drafting from Calhoun Community College. Certificate for Architectural Design Drafting and Associates Degree from Calhoun Community College in progress.
Personal: I am still working on my associates degree at Calhoun Community College. I collect board games and enjoy hiking and exercise.

 

 

 

 

Emily Morris, Architectural Designer

emily@butcherdrafting.com

Emily Morris

Duties: Architectural Design, Project Management, Customer Satisfaction, Computer Drafting, On-site Measurement
Software: Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, ZWCAD

Special: Self-proclaimed Harry Potter fanatic and sci-fi nerd. 
Experience: Over 10 years of experience in customer service. Emily has been a part of the Butcher Drafting team off and on since she was 16 years old. At 16, she spent summers scanning in drawings, tracing architectural details, and helping with clerical duties around the office. Emily became a full-time team member in 2016.
Education: Obtained a Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Sciences, with an emphasis in Addiction Psychology, from Martin Methodist College.
Personal: I love spending time with my husband, daughter, family, and friends. I enjoy spending time outdoors, watching pro-wrestling, and getting lost in a good book. "If you want to know what a man is like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals." - Sirius Black

 

 

 Josh Morris, Draftsman, Branch Manager

jmo@butcherdrafting.com

Josh Morris

Duties: Computer Drafting, On-site Measurement, Managing and Marketing for the Pulaski, TN office
Software: AutoCAD

Experience: 4 years of management experience
Education: HVAC training, Columbia State Community College
Personal: My interests include spending time with my family, pro-wrestling, video games, and scooters.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mary Wisdom, Human Resources Administrator, Drafting Trainee

mary@butcherdrafting.com

Mary Wisdom

Duties: Human Resources, Computer Drafting, Bookkeeping, Customer Service
Software: Microsoft Office, G-Suite, QuickBooks, Time Clock Plus, AutoCAD
Special: Giles County Chamber Board Member, 2016 Leadership Giles
Experience: 7 years of experience in Human Resources and Payroll Administration, 5 years of experience in the Banking Industry, and 10+ years of experience in Customer Service
Education: Columbia State Community College
Personal: I enjoy spending time with my wonderful husband, family, and friends. My husband and I are very involved with our church. We are animal lovers and support our local humane association. We have one fur baby named Lady.