Alair Homes Dallas Team Living Better Starts Here™

Alair Homes Dallas is an award-winning custom home and renovation company currently with 2 offices serving the great communities of Park Cities, Preston Hollow, North Dallas, Plano, Richardson and surrounding areas. Alair Homes Dallas is led by the North Texas Regional Partner, James Hammel in our Carrollton location, and Partners, Diane and Chad Hatfield in our Plano location.

Utilizing our proprietary construction management system, Client Control™, Alair Homes Dallas builds a transparent partnership with its clients by allowing customers to maximize their involvement in the home building and renovation process. Alair Homes Dallas truly believes that Living Better Starts Here™; from multi-million dollar whole home remodels and custom builds to major kitchen and bath renovations, all with the same level of care, craftsmanship, and top-notch customer service.

Awards + Recognitions


Texas Best Historical Renovation & Best Promotional Video 2019

Our designs, people and projects impressed at The Texas Association of Builder Awards 2019! read more


Houzz Awards

Best of Houzz - Service 2017 - 2019

We were selected for this award based on our high level of client satisfaction on Houzz. Read our Reviews!


Houzz Awards

Best of Houzz - Design 2019

We were selected for these awards based on our excellent project designs. View them in our Gallery!



Best of the Week: 30 Boldly Stunning Black & White Bathrooms Creating stunning spaces in black and white

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Meet Team Alair


James Hammel


James Hammel heads up the Alair team in Dallas-Fort Worth. A 19 year veteran of construction services, James graduated from Purdue University with a degree in Structural Engineering. James is committed to upholding the highest standards of quality and transparency, which enables him to build trust and thoughtfully execute his passion of changing lives, one home at a time.

A seasoned home building and remodeling expert, James has distinguished himself in serving the Dallas area through the design, development, construction and renovation of exceptional living and commercial spaces. A respected home builder and processes specialist, James’ track record includes experience in custom building, home improvements, full-home remodeling, annual maintenance and owners-representative services.

Lisa Hammel

Partner & Project Manager

Lisa was born in Santa Maria, California and graduated with an associates degree in business administration. She has been happily married for 16 years and is a mother of 4 children. She has worked as an office manager for a dental office for 21 years and started full time with Alair/JRH in 2013. She loves outdoor activities including triathlons, marathons, bike riding, and swimming.

Chad Hatfield, CR, CKBR


Chad has always had a passion for building, and more importantly a passion for people and creating a better environment for those he meets. Chad has been active in the Remodeling and Construction Industry since the year 2000. He holds a Bachelor’s in Engineering in Construction Technology from Texas Tech University. After college, he started his career in the commercial construction industry where he was a project superintendent for the largest general contractor in the United States and a project manager for a $100 million concrete contractor. He obtained his professional real estate inspector’s license and began examining 1000s of North Texas homes for residential real estate buyers all while starting up Hatfield Builders & Remodelers in 2005. He successfully led Hatfield Builders to be one of Dallas’ premier residential award winning remodeling design build firms for 15 years. Alongside his wife, Diane, Chad proudly joined Alair Homes where his experience, passion for customer care and commitment to quality shine.

Chad holds certifications from the National Association of the Remodeling Industry as a Certified Remodeler and Certified Kitchen & Bath Remodeler. He has been recognized by Professional Remodeler Magazine in 2014 as one of their 40 under 40, awarded MVP for his roundtable group at Remodelers Advantage, and inducted into the Big50 by Remodeling Magazine in 2015.

Diane Hatfield


Starting out her professional career as a Registered Nurse, Diane never dreamed that one day she would be in the remodeling industry. Fast forward to today, Diane’s passion for business and service has propelled her and her husband, Chad. In the early years, she quietly supported their legacy company, Hatfield Builders & Remodelers, on her days off from the hospital. During her nursing career, she worked critical care, surgery recovery and holds a Certification in Case Management, CCM. In 2014, she ‘retired’ from nursing to work alongside her husband, Chad, as her passion for their remodeling business grew. She loves seeing the transformations and supporting the teams that make it happen through marketing, process improvement and communication. Diane has been recognized as one of Professional Remodeler Magazine’s 40 under 40 in 2017 for her work on processes to facilitate communication. Her strength is in support of small business from HR, accounting, customer service, marketing, and almost everything in between. Diane is proud to be a part of Alair Homes where commitment to service and excellence is key.

Tony Paez

COO & Project Manager

Tony has over 20 years of construction management and project finance experience. Tony has worked on residential and commercial sectors across the United States and abroad. Tony holds a degree in Civil Engineering and advanced degrees in finance and project management.

Susanna Milam

Marketing and Project Coordinator

After graduating from Texas Tech University, Susanna spent many years with Dillard’s primarily overseeing the merchandising of their Home and Furniture departments. After that, she embarked on a new Marketing career in the cybersecurity industry. Her knowledge of the business from a marketing perspective and having an eye from the interior design standpoint, make her a natural for our team. Susanna understands the needs of the company from both a design aspect, as well as from a marketing standpoint. She is one of our directors of first impressions as she talks to a lot of our prospective clients when we first meet. She also handles all of our 3D photography and professional photography. She works our social media like magic and keeps our company looking good. Her great attention to detail and knowledge of the business are very advantageous in this position. When she’s not working, she enjoys reading, shopping and spending time outdoors with her husband and two children.

Brandi Williams

Project Manager

Brandi grew up in Princeton, TX and has 13 years of experience in residential construction. She worked for two residential builders in the DFW area before coming to Alair. She is looking forward to using her experience and expanding her talents with Alair Homes Dallas. Outside of work, she enjoys watching and participating in various sporting and FFA events with her two teenage children. Over the years they have raised several award-winning animals! Aside from that, she loves cooking, reading, and traveling

Alair Homes Carrollton In The Community

Below are some recent articles about Alair in the Carrollton community. To read all blog posts, click here.

Chad Hatfield of Alair homes achieves Nari’s prestigious master certified kitchen and bath remodeler status November 25, 2020 Chad Hatfield of Alair homes achieves Nari’s prestigious master certified kitchen and bath remodeler status Chad Hatfield of Alair homes achieves Nari’s prestigious master certified kitchen and bath remodeler status November 25, 2020 Chad Hatfield of Alair homes achieves Nari’s prestigious master certified kitchen and bath remodeler status Affordable Updates for Your Home January 10, 2019 Affordable Updates for Your Home

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