Meet The Lake Toxaway Team

Meet The Lake Toxaway Team

Living Better Starts Here

Our team takes pride in the family estates and lake homes we have built and renovated for residents in this beautiful area we call home and we put the same level of care, workmanship, and top-notch customer service into every home we build.

Kevin Collins

Kevin Collins


Kevin Collins is a graduate from Clemson University. He launched his career building golf courses in Atlanta, GA. In the early 2000s Kevin and his wife Suzanne moved back to the Upstate of SC where he started his own residential building company. Kevin partnered with John Holbrook in 2020 to open Alair Blue Ridge. Together they build beautiful custom homes across Western North Carolina and Upstate SC.
Passion: Kevin sits on the board of directors for Anderson Pregnancy Care. A non-profit organization committed to providing counseling and assistance to those women who believe themselves to be facing an untimely pregnancy. In 2019 Kevin and his wife Suzanne donated a new building to the center.
Kristen Kirby

Kristen Kirby

VP of Construction

Kristen has been in residential construction for two decades. With a core focus in major renovations, she is most passionate about working alongside homeowners to create something new and vibrant from what may be old or cast-off. She is an avid reader who cherishes time with her family and a good cup of Fair-Trade coffee or glass of Chilean white wine.
Passion: Kristen has been coordinating and leading disaster relief mission teams for 20 years both nationally and abroad. Fluent in both English and Spanish, she was the Director of Mission in Nicaragua where her family lived for many years.
Bruce  Young

Bruce Young

Project Manager

Bruce Young brings over 20 years of residential and commercial construction experience to Alair Homes Blue Ridge. He has worked in the field and climbed the ladder to the management level. This experience working in the trades enables him to better understand the importance of delivering a quality finished product. Bruce is skilled in project development, design supervision and project management.
Bruce attended East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, TN and has lived in the Asheville area for over 35 years with his wife and 3 grown children and 4 grandchildren. Hard work and building relationships are skills Bruce has developed and have been a key to his success in business and life.
In his spare time Bruce likes to play golf, watch all sports, travel and spend time with his family.
Tommy Owen

Tommy Owen


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