Our People

Get to know the Atlanta home renovation and remodeling professionals at MOSAIC [Design + Build].

Scott Foerst, Remodeling Consultant
Scott Foerst

Best Thing About Working at MOSAIC: Working with such a dedicated group of professionals who love what they do can only convey to our clients, friends and families. Sharing what you know and helping others with their homes and lifestyles is great group synergy.

First Job: Local newspaper created by me and my twin sister for our street at age 8 (I think). It was a great summer, and we thought the stories we shared with our neighbors were the best!

Favorite Leisure Activities: Biking, watercolors and spending family time with my wife and two daughters.

Favorite Foods: Anything pasta. I love it, but it doesn’t return the favor. Love iced tea or an Arnold Palmer in the summer.

Favorite Books: Anything Dan Brown or Caleb Carr. I like books that wrap fact-based history into the characters and story line.

Jennifer Reed, Remodeling Consultant
Jennifer Reed

Best Thing About Working at MOSAIC: The feeling that everyone is on the same team and where honesty and transparency are an everyday expectation.

First Job: Dunkin Donuts/Lifeguard.

Favorite Leisure Activities: Tennis.

Favorite Drink: Rich glass of Red…or an ice-cold Beer!

Favorite Books: “My Sisters Keeper”

Favorite Movies: Not much of a movie person…(find it hard to sit still for that long) but anything with Denzel Washington is worth giving it a shot!

Stacey Lucas, Architect and Interior Designer
Stacey Lucas

Best Thing About Working at MOSAIC: Being involved with all phases of design and construction.

First Jobs: Baker.

Favorite Leisure Activities: Running marathons and swimming.

Favorite Food and Drink: New Orleans cuisine and Pimm’s cup.

Favorite Books: “The Catcher in the Rye” by J.D. Salinger and “Still Life With Woodpecker” by Tom Robbins.

Favorite Movies: James Bond 007 series.

Daniel J. Scalise (DJ), Architectural Designer
Daniel J. Scalise (DJ)

Best Thing About Working at MOSAIC: Back to my roots with single-family custom homes.

First Jobs: Office gopher for my Dad.

Favorite Leisure Activities: Coaching softball for my three daughters.

Favorite Food and Drink: A great steak with a nice red wine.

Favorite Books: “Friday” by Robert Heinline; “The Masters of Rome” series by Colleen McCullough; and the “Master and Commander” series by Patrick O’Brian.

Favorite Movies: “Cool Hand Luke,” “Young Frankenstein,” “Life of Brian” and Godfather I-II.

Melissa Austin, Kitchen & Bath Designer/Selections Coordinator
Melissa Austin

Best Thing About Working at MOSAIC: Working in an incredibly team-oriented environment where we all strive to provide the same high quality, one-of-a-kind product to our clients.

First Jobs: CVS Photo Tech.

Favorite Leisure Activities: Crossfit, attending food and beer festivals, and traveling.

Favorite Foods: A big, juicy steak and glass of Pinot Noir.

Favorite Books: “The Color Purple.”

Favorite Movies: “The Dark Knight,” “The Judge,” and “Wedding Crashers.”

Marc Rosenfeld, Director of Production
Marc Rosenfeld

Best Thing About Working at MOSAIC: Very professional co-workers.

First Job: Subdivision management.

Favorite Leisure Activities: Enjoys gardening and landscaping.

Favorite Food: Everything Mexican.

Favorite Book: “Lambs, Bulls, Tigers and Owls” by Charles Clarke.

Favorite Movie: “Forrest Gump”

Michael Joseph, Project Manager
MIchael Joseph

Best Thing About Working at MOSAIC: The challenge of working on unique projects.

First Job: Helper for a paint contractor.

Favorite Leisure Activity: Long walk with my dog on a bright crisp day.

Favorite Drink: Soda water and cranberry juice.

Favorite Book: “Bourne Identity.”

Favorite Movie: “Shawshank Redemption.”

Norman Joss, Project Manager / Sales
Norman Jones

Best Thing About Working at MOSAIC: Working with really smart  professionals in the renovation industry. Always feeling proud of the top quality work MOSAIC performsThe trust and caring that MOSAIC demonstrates is unparalleled.

First Job:  Working in the parts department of an automobile dealership.

Favorite Leisure Activities: Golfing, motorcycle trips, paddling and birding, playing Chicago-style blues harmonica in a garage band, cooking and hanging out with loved ones.

Favorite Food and Drink: A cup of Peet’s coffee to start the morning. I enjoy all ethnic foods with Indian, Bangladeshi and Vietnamese being top of the list.

Favorite Book:  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance,” “Siddhartha” and all things Hesse, Sarte and Camus.

Favorite Movie: “Muscle Shoals,” “The King’s Speech,” ”Searching for Sugar Man.”

Bernabe Arcia-Gonzalez, Carpenter/Handyman
Bernabe Arcia-Gonzalez

Best Thing About Working at MOSAIC: Friendly and professional environment.

First Job: Do not remember the name of it.

Favorite Leisure Activity: Watch movies.

Favorite Drink: Heineken.

Favorite Book: “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.”

Favorite Movie: “Pale Rider.”

Ken Alexander, Estimator

Best Thing About Working at MOSAIC: Team-centric environment with an energetic staff that exhibits healthy long-term goals.
First Job: Construction intern building new homes with my father in northern Minnesota.
Favorite Leisure Activity: Enjoying my grandkids!
Favorite Food and Drink: Thai (hotter the better) with dark European beer (aspiring multicultural epicurean).
Favorite Book(s): Still debating. Candidates are by authors John Varley, Harry Harrison, Robert Heinlein, Isaac Asimov, Michael Crichton and others.
Favorite Movie(s): “Riddick,” “Escape From LA,” and “Dune.”

Baxter, Greeter

Best Thing About Working at MOSAIC: Being surrounded by plenty of legs to sniff and hands for rub downs

First Job: Live Door Bell

Favorite Leisure Activities: Napping in the sun, chasing squirrels, barking at mail people, neighborhood walks and chewing a quality bone

Favorite Foods: Milk, blue cheese and especially pretzels.

Favorite Movie: Benji and Lady and the Tramp, but for different reasons

Favorite Book: I don’t like books.  They distract my owner from playing with me.

Laura Friend, Controller
Laura Friend

Best Thing About Working at MOSAIC: Being surrounded by highly creative people and hoping some of that creativity rubs off on me.

First Job: Babysitter.

Favorite Leisure Activities: Reading, beach trips and college football games.

Favorite Foods: Anything my husband cooks for me.

Favorite Movie: “Rear Window”

Favorite Book: “To Kill a Mockingbird”

Sara Hasenali, Office Manager and Accounting Assistant
Sara Hasenali

Best Thing About Working at MOSAIC:  I love the company culture and I really enjoy working with everyone. The people here are always helpful and courteous.
First Job: Making and selling freshly squeezed lemonade at The State Fair
Favorite Leisure Activities:  I enjoy exercising (hiking, gym, etc.), going to theater plays, music concerts, & trying out new restaurants/bars with friends.
Favorite Foods: Italian and Ethiopian cuisine
Favorite Books: “The Secret” by Rhonda Byrne
Favorite Recent Movies: The Notebook

Lauren St. George, Marketing Director
Lauren St. George

Best Thing About Working at MOSAIC:  Collaborating with our phenomenal team to grow the MOSAIC brand. Doing my part to steer marketing efforts to find the best matched clients for us.

First Jobs: Front desk assistant at a Dental Office, filing and pulling charts 🙂

Favorite Leisure Activities: Traveling, writing screenplays, chasing my 2 year old around, watching movies, spa dates.

Favorite Food and Drink: Currently Blue Apron, South African Chenin Blanc or Pinotage, local Georgia brews.

Favorite Books: Finding time to read with a little one is hard but I read a ton of online news, articles and website content.

Favorite Movies: Lion, but these days I’m all about episodics: The OA, Queen Sugar, Hand Maiden’s Tale, Mozart in the Jungle, Wentworth, Orange is the New Black, Orphan Black.

Sylvia Small, Marketing Consultant
Sylvia Small

Best Thing About Working at MOSAIC: It’s a first-class organization that stresses client service and values each employee’s contributions to the overall team effort.

First Job: Usher (turned into a full-time job in public relations with a professional sports team).

Favorite Leisure Activities: Traveling, reading and working in the yard.

Favorite Foods: Desserts and anything I don’t have to cook.

Favorite Books: With limited time lately, I tend to read more magazines than books.

Favorite Recent Movies: “The Hundred-Foot Journey,” “Million Dollar Arm,” and “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.”

William Fadul, Co-Founder
William Fadul

Role at MOSAIC: Lead remodeling consultant and sales management, business guy (CFO-ish) and resident elder. Oh, and company proofreader.

Best Thing About Working at MOSAIC: Above all, I’m excited to see this business evolve into something that gives me great pride – our values and commitment are very real, practiced and grounded. The finished product is tremendously satisfying, but the relationships we create are even more so.

First Job: YMCA Summer Camp counselor in North Carolina – introduced to bird-sized horseflies.

Favorite Leisure Activities: Outside-biking and hiking; Inside-reading.

Favorite Food and Drink: Perfectly grilled salmon with fresh vegetables…Seasons 52! Fine wine provided by my oenophile wife (don’t have to worry, it’s always fantastic).

Favorite Books: No one favorite – anything Walker Percy (“The Moviegoer”) wrote. Ditto Barbara Kingsolver (“The Bean Trees”). And I read a lot of non-fiction.

Favorite Movies: “Ghandi,” “Sophie’s Choice,” “Love Actually,” “Chocolat” and yes, “The Wizard of Oz” (every year as a kid)! No gore and blood, please.

Rick Goldstein, Co-Founder
Rick Goldstein

Role at MOSAIC: Co-founder and co-owner. Registered Architect responsible for all design work and field production.

Best Thing About Working at MOSAIC: As co-owner of the company, my schedule is flexible. I get to choose any 65 hours to work each week.

First Jobs: Mowing lawns, lifeguarding and teaching tennis.

Favorite Leisure Activities: Playing tennis, jet skiing and any excuse to hike in the mountains.

Favorite Food and Drink: A good filet steak and a tall glass of Nestle Quick chocolate milk.

Favorite Books: “The Fountainhead,” “Pillars of the Earth” and anything written by Clive Cussler.

Favorite Movies: “Amadeus,” “Forest Gump,” “Rocky,” “Schindler’s List,” “Sound of Music,” “Shawshank Redemption,” “Star Wars” and “Wizard of Oz.”