Meet John & Dave

John Gordon grew up in the Chicago area and graduated from Villanova University in Philadelphia, PA. Upon graduation he embarked on a career in the building industry with 84 Lumber. During his tenure there John held positions ranging from Salesperson to Vice President of Regional Purchasing. John landed in Charlotte, NC in 1984. In 1992 John joined The Home Depot and helped to open their first store in North Carolina. He then began what has been a long career in Management for the Home Depot. From Store Manager to Director of Pro Business Operations, John has gained a knowledge and expertise in the building industry that is evident every Saturday as he hosts The Home Improvement Show. John’s current position with Home Depot is Director of Sales and Services Marketing . John has also been very actively involved in NARI (The National Association of the Remodeling Industry) where he served on the local level as well as the national level. John served in various leadership positions with NARI including Past President on the national level. John’s passion for service and dedication to knowledge have helped him develop The Home Improvement Show into a trusted resource for his audience in the Charlotte market and surrounding area. John and his wife and family live in Atlanta, GA.


David Dovell grew up in the Midwest as well, in the state ofMichigan. David demonstrated his entrepreneurial skills at a very young age by working with the maintenance teams at the apartments where he lived as a young boy. By partnering with these experienced people David learned a variety of skills that have served him well in both the commercial and residential building and maintenance industries. David took a position with Family Dollar, in the Maintenance Department, upon his arrival inCharlotte in 1979. He realized that it was going to take him too long to achieve his goals working for someone else so he made the decision to start his own company. As a Licensed General Contractor, running his own company, David was able to parlay the skills he had learned as a young man back inMichigan into a career that would allow him to do work for such noted companies as R.J. Reynolds and UPS. In addition David passed the tests to become a Licensed Home Inspector in the state which provided him with a broader knowledge base for his clients. David has background and skills in the mechanical, plumbing, electrical and carpentry aspects of the building and maintenance industry. He loves the challenge of remodeling because it allows for a real transformation of existing spaces. His passion for quality workmanship and service has allowed him to build a business that has grown year over year as a result of referrals from previously satisfied clients. His knowledge base is evident as he takes questions from callers on The Home Improvement Show. David and his wife Gina live inCharlotte,NC.