Services

Founded in 2007, Vision Design Build, LLC is a unique, full-service design/build experience. Our privately owned company provides extensive design, value engineering, project management, and construction management experience to every client with unmatched service, quality, and professionalism. Contact Vision today to learn about the unique construction experience of vision with imagination.

Design Build Services

Vision’s specialty is delivering every project using Design/Build, the most effective and collaborative construction delivery method. In-house design creates value for our clients by integrating trade and design expertise to deliver proper functionality and aesthetics for any budget. Not quite ready to build? Vision provides independent estimates, design, engineering, and other professional services. In-house Design Benefits

  • Streamlined process
  • More accurate budgeting
  • Single point of contact throughout project
  • Better-coordinated project

Residential Remodeling

Vision reinforces residential design expertise with expert project management, cost estimating, scheduling and value engineering to ensure that you receive as much value for your investment as possible. Vision works with you to bring your inner style to life, providing insight, value, and results with a smile. View some of our past residential projects below, or browse through testimonials left by our satisfied customers.
  • Design/Build Remodeling
  • Home Additions
  • Kitchen Remodels
  • Bathroom Remodels
  • Exterior Renovations
  • Interior Renovations
  • Basement Finishes
  • Historic Restorations

Commercial Construction

Vision’s staff bring over 80 years of engineering and construction management experience to every project, creating exceptional value for each client through expert application professional construction techniques that reinforce collaboration and attention to detail to provide exceptional functionality and longevity. Vision is a welcome departure from business as usual, providing expertise where aesthetics meets value. Feel free to view some of our past commercial projects below, and references are available if you’d like information about them.
  • Commercial Renovations
  • Interior Buildouts
  • Retail
  • In-House Design
  • Law Offices
  • Financial Institutions
  • Municipal Buildings
  • Tenant Buildouts

Sustainability

Vision Design Build, LLC demonstrates top notch planning for any scale construction project, maintaining high standards for sustainable materials and construction methods designed to last for a long time. Our value engineers ensure that every project is done as efficiently as possible without sacrificing quality, ensuring you excellent service that lasts, and that won’t break your budget.
  • Commitment to your satisfaction
  • Open and Honest Communication

Our Team

Dewey Barlow

President/Chief Operations Officer

Dewey is a Project Controls Professional and a former Six Sigma Black Belt with The Bechtel Corporation – one of the largest and most reputable engineering and construction companies in the world. He has over 30 years of construction and engineering experience and has helped lead some of the most challenging construction programs in North America including Washington’s Reagan National and Dulles airport projects. He holds a Master’s Degree in Construction Management and a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Maryland, as well as cost and value engineering certifications.

Dewey Barlow

Dewey Barlow

President/Chief Operations Officer

Dewey is a Project Controls Professional and a former Six Sigma Black Belt with The Bechtel Corporation – one of the largest and most reputable engineering and construction companies in the world. He has over 30 years of construction and engineering experience and has helped lead some of the most challenging construction programs in North America including Washington’s Reagan National and Dulles airport projects. He holds a Master’s Degree in Construction Management and a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Maryland, as well as cost and value engineering certifications.

Vicky Weaver

Principal, Chief Financial Officer

Ms. Weaver has over 25 years of experience in business management, contract management, cost control, project management, scheduling, planning, and controlling projects and events in diverse industries. She is recognized for her ability to complete near term projects on time and within budget. She is a founding principal of Vision Design Build, a residential and commercial construction firm serving the Washington DC metro area, and 100% owner of Victoria Weaver Management Group, a project management consulting firm established in 1992 that has helped organizations manage some of the country’s most complex projects.

Vicky Weaver

Vicky Weaver

Principal, Chief Financial Officer

Ms. Weaver has over 25 years of experience in business management, contract management, cost control, project management, scheduling, planning, and controlling projects and events in diverse industries. She is recognized for her ability to complete near term projects on time and within budget. She is a founding principal of Vision Design Build, a residential and commercial construction firm serving the Washington DC metro area, and 100% owner of Victoria Weaver Management Group, a project management consulting firm established in 1992 that has helped organizations manage some of the country’s most complex projects.

Jacque Barlow

Director of Creative Design & Marketing

Jacque is a multitalented marketing professional with over 20 years experience in graphic design, visual merchandising, and sales. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in graphic design from the American University. In addition to her role in sales and marketing at Vision, she provides customer relationship management support. She is active in professional organizations (Women on Course, Accelerant, et al) and in the community, and is currently on the membership committee of the Bethesda Chevy Chase Chamber of Commerce.

Jacque Barlow

Jacque Barlow

Director of Creative Design & Marketing

Jacque is a multitalented marketing professional with over 20 years experience in graphic design, visual merchandising, and sales. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in graphic design from the American University. In addition to her role in sales and marketing at Vision, she provides customer relationship management support. She is active in professional organizations (Women on Course, Accelerant, et al) and in the community, and is currently on the membership committee of the Bethesda Chevy Chase Chamber of Commerce.

William Krause

Director of Field Operations

Bill has a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and is currently enrolled in the University of Maryland Clark School of Engineering Master’s Program in Engineering in Project Management. He the principal of WMA Homescapes, LLC a Rockville, MD firm specializing in landscape architecture design and construction. William has 10 years of project management and hands on experience in residential and commercial construction. His years of experience both in the field and at the design table have been integral to the successful completion of every Vision renovation and addition since he joined the company in 2007.

William Krause

William Krause

Director of Field Operations

Bill has a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and is currently enrolled in the University of Maryland Clark School of Engineering Master’s Program in Engineering in Project Management. He the principal of WMA Homescapes, LLC a Rockville, MD firm specializing in landscape architecture design and construction. William has 10 years of project management and hands on experience in residential and commercial construction. His years of experience both in the field and at the design table have been integral to the successful completion of every Vision renovation and addition since he joined the company in 2007.

Christopher Cousté

Project Engineer Intern

Chris is a mechanical engineering student at the California Institute of Technology, is skilled in large scale data analysis, technology integration, and Computer Aided Design. He has built autonomous amphibious, floating, and submersible vehicles with small and large teams,  involved in mechanical, electronic, and programming design. He spent two years repairing and implementing supercooled quantum interference detector systems for geophysics research.

Christopher Cousté

Christopher Cousté

Project Engineer Intern

Chris is a mechanical engineering student at the California Institute of Technology, is skilled in large scale data analysis, technology integration, and Computer Aided Design. He has built autonomous amphibious, floating, and submersible vehicles with small and large teams,  involved in mechanical, electronic, and programming design. He spent two years repairing and implementing supercooled quantum interference detector systems for geophysics research.

Cole Hendrigsman

Marketing Intern

Cole Hendrigsman

Cole Hendrigsman

Marketing Intern

Dewey Barlow

President/Chief Operations Officer

Dewey is a Project Controls Professional and a former Six Sigma Black Belt with The Bechtel Corporation – one of the largest and most reputable engineering and construction companies in the world. He has over 30 years of construction and engineering experience and has helped lead some of the most challenging construction programs in North America including Washington’s Reagan National and Dulles airport projects. He holds a Master’s Degree in Construction Management and a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Maryland, as well as cost and value engineering certifications.

Dewey Barlow

Dewey Barlow

President/Chief Operations Officer

Dewey is a Project Controls Professional and a former Six Sigma Black Belt with The Bechtel Corporation – one of the largest and most reputable engineering and construction companies in the world. He has over 30 years of construction and engineering experience and has helped lead some of the most challenging construction programs in North America including Washington’s Reagan National and Dulles airport projects. He holds a Master’s Degree in Construction Management and a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Maryland, as well as cost and value engineering certifications.

Vicky Weaver

Principal, Chief Financial Officer

Ms. Weaver has over 25 years of experience in business management, contract management, cost control, project management, scheduling, planning, and controlling projects and events in diverse industries. She is recognized for her ability to complete near term projects on time and within budget. She is a founding principal of Vision Design Build, a residential and commercial construction firm serving the Washington DC metro area, and 100% owner of Victoria Weaver Management Group, a project management consulting firm established in 1992 that has helped organizations manage some of the country’s most complex projects.

Vicky Weaver

Vicky Weaver

Principal, Chief Financial Officer

Ms. Weaver has over 25 years of experience in business management, contract management, cost control, project management, scheduling, planning, and controlling projects and events in diverse industries. She is recognized for her ability to complete near term projects on time and within budget. She is a founding principal of Vision Design Build, a residential and commercial construction firm serving the Washington DC metro area, and 100% owner of Victoria Weaver Management Group, a project management consulting firm established in 1992 that has helped organizations manage some of the country’s most complex projects.

Jacque Barlow

Director of Creative Design & Marketing

Jacque is a multitalented marketing professional with over 20 years experience in graphic design, visual merchandising, and sales. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in graphic design from the American University. In addition to her role in sales and marketing at Vision, she provides customer relationship management support. She is active in professional organizations (Women on Course, Accelerant, et al) and in the community, and is currently on the membership committee of the Bethesda Chevy Chase Chamber of Commerce.

Jacque Barlow

Jacque Barlow

Director of Creative Design & Marketing

Jacque is a multitalented marketing professional with over 20 years experience in graphic design, visual merchandising, and sales. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in graphic design from the American University. In addition to her role in sales and marketing at Vision, she provides customer relationship management support. She is active in professional organizations (Women on Course, Accelerant, et al) and in the community, and is currently on the membership committee of the Bethesda Chevy Chase Chamber of Commerce.

William Krause

Director of Field Operations

Bill has a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and is currently enrolled in the University of Maryland Clark School of Engineering Master’s Program in Engineering in Project Management. He the principal of WMA Homescapes, LLC a Rockville, MD firm specializing in landscape architecture design and construction. William has 10 years of project management and hands on experience in residential and commercial construction. His years of experience both in the field and at the design table have been integral to the successful completion of every Vision renovation and addition since he joined the company in 2007.

William Krause

William Krause

Director of Field Operations

Bill has a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and is currently enrolled in the University of Maryland Clark School of Engineering Master’s Program in Engineering in Project Management. He the principal of WMA Homescapes, LLC a Rockville, MD firm specializing in landscape architecture design and construction. William has 10 years of project management and hands on experience in residential and commercial construction. His years of experience both in the field and at the design table have been integral to the successful completion of every Vision renovation and addition since he joined the company in 2007.

Christopher Cousté

Project Engineer Intern

Chris is a mechanical engineering student at the California Institute of Technology, is skilled in large scale data analysis, technology integration, and Computer Aided Design. He has built autonomous amphibious, floating, and submersible vehicles with small and large teams,  involved in mechanical, electronic, and programming design. He spent two years repairing and implementing supercooled quantum interference detector systems for geophysics research.

Christopher Cousté

Christopher Cousté

Project Engineer Intern

Chris is a mechanical engineering student at the California Institute of Technology, is skilled in large scale data analysis, technology integration, and Computer Aided Design. He has built autonomous amphibious, floating, and submersible vehicles with small and large teams,  involved in mechanical, electronic, and programming design. He spent two years repairing and implementing supercooled quantum interference detector systems for geophysics research.

Cole Hendrigsman

Marketing Intern

Cole Hendrigsman

Cole Hendrigsman

Marketing Intern

Testimonials

Thank you, Vicky! I have got to tell you that we are very pleased with all of the work. The house looks great. I wish we could renovate more of the house. When the time comes for more renovations, we will be in touch.

Noel V.

Throughout this months-long endeavor, we thoroughly enjoyed working with Bill Krause, Dewey and Jacque Barlow, Vicky Weaver, and the entire Vision team. We are grateful for their support and caring attitude during the construction of our new home!

Francisco V.

Thanks to you and your talented team, we have a gorgeous new kitchen and master retreat. Thank you for everything it took to get us through five stressful months to a very worthwhile finish line!

Dani and Brian S.

I would like to thank Vision Design Build, especially Bill Krause, along with Dewey and Jacque Barlow, for all of their help and professional workmanship. It was a delight working with them and I highly recommend them.

Sheila M.

You are very diligent and dedicated to make each project perfect and we appreciate that. Plus, you and your team are a pleasure to be around for 4+ months, which is very important!

Cary and Eileen O.

We are extremely impressed by your efficient and professional background and preparatory work on all of this and are pleased that the work can be completed before the Christmas holidays and more importantly, before it gets too much colder.

Frank G.

All I can say is, Bill is superb and your crew is working long hours and extremely hard to get this done in a timely way. I am very impressed. No wonder Peggy S. has such confidence in you. It has been a highly efficient and professional operation from the beginning. Thank you very much for your contribution to it.

Colin B.

Build Advantage

Function Based Design

Our design process prioritizes seamless blending of functionality and aesthetic elements of the design. This is added based on customer needs, taste, preference and budget.

Value Engineering

Value engineering, improving the value of services by balancing function and cost, drives every project that we undertake to ensure that our customers are receiving the highest value for their investment.

Open Book Estimating

We provide detailed information of our estimate and costs so you know exactly what you are getting for each dollar, and keep open communication so we pass our savings on to you.

Lean Process Execution

We adapt proven techniques from our experiences at large engineering and construction companies to fit our boutique firm. We continuously improve each process to boost our efficiency and provide only the best value to our customers.

Better Value

With low overhead, we ensure that our customers get a higher return on investment by paying for their project and not our palace.

Focus on Quality

We work with you through the concept, design, construction, and finish to achieve the high quality product you deserve, vision with imagination.

Qualifications

  • Certification – Certified Cost Engineer (CCE)
  • Certification – Associate Value Specialist (AVS)
  • Certification – Six Sigma Black Belt (IACET/Six Sigma Qualtec)
  • Certification – OSHA 8 Hour Safety Course (Bechtel)
  • Certification – MS Project Server 2010
  • Certification – Electrostatic Discharge Awareness (JHU/APL)
  • Certification – Earned Value Professional (EVP)
  • Certification – EPA Lead-Based Paint Certification (NAT-49834-1)
  • License – District of Columbia Class C Contractor’s License (410515000262)
  • License – State of Virginia General Contractor (2705-131576A)
  • License – State of Maryland Home Improvement Contractor (100917)
  • License – State of Maryland Home Builder (6568)
  • Member – Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • Member – National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI)
  • Member - National Association of Female Executives (NAFE)
  • Member – Maryland National Capital Building Industry Association (MNCBIA)
  • Member – Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE)
  • Member – Society for the Advancement of Value Engineering (SAVE)
  • Member – Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Member – US Women’s Chamber of Commerce (USWCC)
  • Member – Bethesda Chevy Chase Chamber of Commerce
  • Member – Chi Epsilon National Civil Engineering Honor Society

Community Outreach

Vision Design Build LLC adopted McArthur blvd. in Glen Echo
Annual Breast Cancer Walk

Careers

Current Openings Include

  • Project Managers
  • Assistant Project Managers
  • Administrative Assistants
  • Superintendents
  • Field Staff
  • Drywall Mechanics
  • Finishers

Contact Us

Contact Vision Design today to find out more about our company or to schedule a consultation.