Meet the 2023 Top 10 Women in the Home Industry

My Home Improvement's Top 10 Women in the Home Industry

Cindy Herrin, CR Lighting, blonde woman in glassesCindy Herrin, Lighting General Manager

Construction Resources Lighting Division (CR Lighting)

With more than three decades in the lighting industry, Cindy Herrin shines. During her tenure with CR Lighting, she’s helped earn a finalist nod as the Lightovation Showroom of the Year for three years in a row and “Best Indoor Lighting Showroom” by My Home Improvement magazine for two consecutive years, among others. This year, she collaborated with The Providence Group to furnish the St. Jude Dream Home with all of its lighting needs. 770.932.3585,



Elisabeth Stubbs, Top 10 Women, redhead women in red shirt

Elisabeth Stubbs, Co-Owner

Enhance Floors and More

Elisabeth Stubbs is an active and engaged co-owner in a predominantly male industry. She recognized early in her career that most of the clients (read: decision-makers) were female, so she hired and trained her staff accordingly. Stubbs is responsible for the look and feel of the flooring showroom and personally selects their product lines. She has been on numerous advisory boards for flooring manufacturers and constantly strives to increase her knowledge and awareness of industry trends. 770.565.3808,


Judy M, Top 10 Women, redhead women sittingJudy Mozen, MCR, GCP, President

Handcrafted Homes, Inc.

Armed with creative and elegant designs, Judy Mozen expects top quality, financial transparency and timely results from her team at Handcrafted Homes. Judy has been a national leader in the construction industry with many awards and positions, such as National President and National Chair of the Board for NARI. Handcrafted Homes, Inc. offers design, construction and consultation services. 770.642.1010,





Lindsay Tillie, Top 10 Women, blonde woman in blue jacketLindsay Tillie, CEO

Artisan Custom Closets

Lindsay Tillie’s extensive background has helped her build businesses from tens of millions to over $1 billion in sales by putting customers first, uplifting her people and aggressively launching product innovations. Today, as CEO of one of Georgia’s fastest-growing private companies (and because she’s a mom, wife and frequent DIY enthusiast), she helps customers see how home improvement can improve your surroundings, build equity and allow for more quality time with loved ones. 770.790.5368,



Marylene, Top 10 Women, brunette woman headshotMarylene Briere, Owner

A Touch of Stone, Inc.

Celebrating 20 years of excellence, A Touch of Stone is setting a higher standard in the stone industry. This first- generation, woman-owned business finds its roots steeped in French history. The company’s longevity is due to Marylene’s discerning eye for colors and patterns and her team of skilled professionals supporting her ideas and concepts. Every installation has her stamp of approval. Call to set up your free consultation in her Alpharetta showroom to see what the buzz is about! 770.560.1774,


Sydney Nunes, Top 10 Women, women in black dress

Sydney Nunes, Project Manager

Alair Homes

As a project manager for Alair Homes, Sydney Nunes has proven her way to the top. She started with hands-on training as an apprentice carpenter before becoming a Certified Remodeling Project Manager through NARI’s certification program and works today to earn the respect of clients and trade partners with her knowledge and skills. She hopes to inspire other women in the industry to roll up their sleeves, strap on their tool belts and get their hands dirty in an industry with room for everyone. 770.565.8999,


Princess Thompson, Top 10 Women, woman in pink blouse

Princess Thompson, Owner

The Renovation Princess

Princess Thompson’s experience is rooted in over 25 years in the kitchen and bath industry. Early in her career, she remembers noticing very few women of color in her classes, and the same proved to be true in the real-world industry. Because of this, she strives to prove that this industry has room for everyone. At The Renovation Princess, she does more than design—mentoring aspiring designers and teaching that for success to be achieved, experiences and knowledge need to be shared. 678.886.8677,

Selena Lewis, Top 10 Women, woman in white blouseSelena Lewis, Owner

Selena Lewis Designs

Selena Lewis’s instinct has always been to think of ways to bring a room to the next level. She exercised her creativity and eclectic style beyond her own home for friends and family, starting with wallpaper projects, growing into furniture and decor design and eventually adding entire-house design. She believes that, as a woman, it’s important to be seen in multiple facets of the design world, so today she also partners with contractors to design new builds and remodels. 678.267.4835,



Meagan Perkins, Top 10 Women, woman in black shirtMeagan Perkins, Owner and President

Citrus Fresh Carpet Cleaning

Citrus Fresh is a woman-owned, customer service-focused alternative to typical carpet cleaning companies and processes. Locally owned and operated by Meagan Perkins, Citrus Fresh’s natural cleaning solution, proprietary technology-certified deep cleaning equipment and unmatched attention to detail have established it as one of the most reliable and trusted cleaners in Atlanta. 404.606.2155,



Rachel Seltzer, Top 10 Women, woman in white blouse

Rachel Seltzer, Director of Operations and Development

Great American Floors

Rachel Seltzer elevates the customer experience at Great American Floors thanks to her background in real estate
and recruitment. She joined the family business in 2014 as a sales associate and now manages the operations and sales teams, but she’s most proud to have hired many of the women on staff. She realized that most of their customers were women, and having female employees cultivated a unique kind of trust and comfort to help make the entire process a greater success. 404.254.2964,

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