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.

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.

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.

Mike Milici

Lead Carpenter

Mike was born in D.C. and raised in Alexandria, VA. He now lives in Lake Ridge, VA. Mike has 32 years of carpentry experience. Mike has experience with cabinetry, trim carpentry and casework. Mike has been married for 15 years and has an awesome dog named Tula. He enjoys woodworking, cooking and playing music.

Jonathan Olguin

Kitchen and Bath Specialist

Jonathan was born and raised in Santiago, Chile, but currently lives in Alexandria, VA. Jonathan is an artist at heart and went to art school in Chile before enrolling in the Architecture program at NVCC. He has been in the remodeling business for 15 years and in the construction field most of his life. He comes from a family of tradesman with specialties in painting and wall finishing. Jonathan is married with two sons. He also has 2 parakeets and a cat. In his spare time Jonathan loves to draw and paint, he also teaches painting classes. He plays soccer and enjoys hanging out with his family.