Rich Rottier

Lead Carpenter

Rich was born and raised in Northern Virginia. He has been a Lead Carpenter and Project Manager and has 40 years of remodeling and carpentry experience. His areas of expertise include cabinetry, HVAC, electrical, plumbing and masonry. Rich is married and has 1 daughter, 2 step-sons and 3 grandsons. He also rescued a 100lb hound and a Great Dane from the Fairfax County Animal Shelter. In his free time Rich stays busy enjoying archery, boxing, dog-walking, beekeeping and rock climbing.

Luis Canales

Carpenter

Luis comes to Foster Remodeling with over 20 years of remodeling experience. He was born in Peru, but now lives in Springfield, VA. Luis specializes in trim, cabinetry, framing, drywall finishing and ceramic tile. Luis is married and has 4 kids. In his free time he enjoys playing soccer.

Julia Wolfgang

Design Consultant

Julia received her Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design from the University of Maryland in College Park.  Her creativity was sparked at an early age coming from a family of furniture makers and home builders. With over 25 years of experience in the interior design industry encompassing residential and commercial design installations, she brings her seasoned skills to every project undertaken.  Julia enjoys collaborating with clients to reimagine and create the spaces of their dreams while incorporating their personal aesthetics and paying close attention to details and function.  Whether she’s reorganizing a space for improved function and enjoyment or selecting finishes that bring a room to life, she strives to inspire and design interiors that exceeds the client’s expectations.

As a previous business owner of a successful high-end design and manufacturing company, she has also completed commissioned design projects for companies such as Thomasville Furniture, The Limited Brand Company and a nationally recognized fabric retailer.

Julia resides in Alexandria, tries her hand at painting, and loves to shower her special needs rescue cat Popeye with affection.

Cristian Vargas

Electrician

Cristian comes to Foster Remodeling with 9 years of experience in the Electrical field. He attended school at Penn Foster and Ace Technical Institute. He was born in Puerto Madryn, Argentina and moved to Virginia when he was 14 years old. He currently lives in Woodbridge. In his spare time, Cristian plays soccer twice and week and enjoys fishing in the summer.

Doug Dinsmore

Master Electrician

Doug brings 10 years of experience as an electrician to Foster. Doug is a native Northern Virginian. He was born and raised in Stafford, VA. He attended school at Spotsylvania Vocational school and has worked as a helper, a service tech and a Lead electrician. Doug was a licenced Journeyman Electrician and in 2015 he became a Licensed Master Electrician. Doug currently lives in Stafford. He enjoys soccer, four-wheeling, drag racing and spending time with his family.

Peter Rivera

Tile Specialist

Peter comes to Foster Remodeling with 30 years of Kitchen and Bath remodeling experience. He was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico and raised in New York. He currently lives in Burke. Peter is a certified Tile installer and has additional experience with cabinetry and framing. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his partner, 3 kids and 1 crazy cat. He also enjoys fishing, gardening, cooking and seeing plays and musicals.

Chris Hilliard

Carpenter Apprentice

Chris came to Foster Remodeling looking to expand his knowledge and learn about the remodeling business. He previously worked on a 1500 acre estate in Warrenton where he took care of the grounds and did repairs to all the buildings and the main house. Chris is a native Virginian as he was born in Manassas. He got married in May of 2018 and currently lives with his wife and 4 year old Walker Hound in Stafford, VA. In his spare time, Chris likes to go hunting, build furniture and keep in shape by going to the gym and running obstacle courses like Rugged Maniac, Spartan and Tough Mudder.

Marvin Chinchilla

Carpenter

Marvin was born in El Salvador, but raised in Woodbridge, VA. He has over 10 years of carpentry experience along with experience in concrete, drywall repair, deck building, fencing and water proofing. Marvin comes to Foster Remodeling with a willingness to learn new things. In his spare time, Marvin spends time with his 4 kids, 3 step kids and 3 dogs. He also enjoys fishing, hunting, camping, hiking and eating. Marvin is a hard worker and promises to do a great job on your next project.

Jairo Hidalgo

Carpenter

Jairo was born and raised in Lima, Peru but moved to the US in 1999 and currently lives in Woodbridge, VA. Jairo comes to Foster Remodeling with 18 years of experience in residential remodeling. He is skilled in cabinetry, millwork, trim, plumbing and drywall. In his spare time Jairo loves spending time with his wife, Katrina, his beautiful 9 month old daughter Isabella and their dog.

Ron Trotter

Lead Carpenter

Ron joined the Foster team in 2018 with over 37 years of experience. He was born in Alabama, but moved to Virginia when he was 2 weeks old. He has been in Virginia ever since. Ron brings a lot of experience to our team with specialties in cabinetry, framing, and millwork. He is married with 2 kids, a daughter and son. He also has a dog named Sadie and a rabbit named Gilbert. In his spare time, Ron like to go fishing and spend time with his family.