Founder and CEO
Alaina Money, aka Buildlikeagirl is a homebuilder, writer, mom to three rowdy feminists in progress and 1 tiny misbehaving dog. Alaina is the founder and CEO of Garman Homes and Fresh Paint by Garman Homes. Prior to her current role, Alaina was employee #3 at Garman Homes and managed both the sales and construction teams before serving as Division President. She documents every success and failure of her career in her award-winning blog, Build Like a Girl. Alaina was named to Professional Builder's list of 40 Under 40 for the class of 2015. Alaina has also been named Builder of the Year twice - in 2015 by the HBA of Durham Orange County and in 2017 by the HBA of Raleigh-Wake. Alaina is currently focusing all of her professional energy on a national expansion strategy for Fresh Paint by Garman Homes. She and her partner, Jim Garman will be opening Fresh Paint - Denver in 2020.