About Us

Tim and Barry Ellis of T.W. Ellis Design Build Remodel and Custom Decks

Tim Ellis & Barry Ellis

T.W. Ellis LLC was established in March of 2002 by Tim and Barry Ellis and continues to be a family owned and operated company. We are a customer service oriented company, and believe in the commitment to communication, Industry certification, continuing education, and quality craftsmanship. You can depend on us to exceed your expectations for your project. We have an experienced team, consisting of seasoned employees and a select list of proven trade contractors that have been a part of our team since our doors opened. This ensures our clients that all of our projects are built with quality, pride, on schedule, and budget. Since its establishment, the company has successfully designed and built over 1000 distinct & award winning remodeling and renovation projects, proving our relevance and sustainability in the industry. T.W. Ellis LLC is proud to have remodeling projects and a custom home built to the National Green Building Standard.




Key Personnel

Tim Ellis, President

Tim is responsible for estimating, designs, material takeoff, marketing and daily operations of the company. With over 20 years’ experience of proven experience in the industry ranging from lead carpenter, responsible for building the projects, to project management, to designing and estimating the projects. Tim started his career as a union carpenter apprentice. He completed a 4 year apprentice ship with the Baltimore Carpenters union and became a carpenter journeymen. Tim has an Associates of Science in Business administration and an Associates of Applied Science in Construction Management. He is also a proud veteran of the Maryland Army National guard. Tim has earned many certifications including:

  • Certified Master Green Professional
  • Certified Green Building Verifier
  • LEED Accredited Professional
  • National Green Building Standard Vice Chairman of Green Remodeling Committee
  • HBAM Maryland Green Building Council & Board Member
  • Certified Envelope Professional
  • Certified Master Remodeler
  • Certified Graduate Remodeler
  • Certified Professional Estimator
  • Certified Aging-in-place Specialist
  • Licensed Home Inspector
  • Certified Master Deck Builder
  • 2013 NAHB Green Remodeling Chair


Barry Ellis, Vice President

Barry is accountable for the Project Management for the Company. He has over 10 years of proven experience in the industry, from working in the field to project management. Barry has several certifications including:

  • Certification of attendance from Simpson Strong tie on Deck Framing Connection Workshop
  • Certification of Hazwoper Safety Course-29 CFR 1910.120 Standard
  • Certification from NADR on Project Management

Barry’s onsite daily supervision of each project ensures that all of the additions, custom homes, decks, and screen rooms are being constructed per specifications of the contract and drawings. Onsite visits are valuable to ensure that all projects are being built with superior quality and craftsmanship.


Carolie Pennington, Office Manager

Carolie is responsible for general bookkeeping, payroll, permit and license renewals, and human resources. Prior to working for T.W. Ellis, she spent 18+ years as Executive Administrator for a local check printing company. As Office Manager, Carolie is an integral member of our team.


Vinover (Novie) Siegars - B.S., CID, BPI, In-House Designer/Estimator/Consultant

Novie started her career as a Certified Interior Decorator and Designer. She also has experience as a lead carpenter for a large commercial project as well as the superintendent for two large project sites; a 26 million dollar residential construction LEED Silver/Energy/Star Home Certified, the other was a 170 unit residential development. In 2010 she became a Certified Building Analyst Professional. With all of Novie’s combined experiences, she can advance your vision of design and function using the latest technology in graphic design, LEED and Energy Star Ratings.


Our Team Members

We continue to maintain quality team members on our crews, many of who have been with the company for several years. T.W. Ellis, LLC, has family members from the field to the owners. Every one of our employees is qualified for the job they do and take pride in completing an outstanding job for you!