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Cory Thompson, Lead Designer & Founder

Cory, 33, has followed his passion for design and building since his childhood growing up on his families 500 acre cattle farm in Mt. Gilead, NC. In 2006 he earned an Architectural Technology Degree and began his career at BMH Architects in Wilmington, NC where he gained valuable experience in both large scale commercial and residential projects. Following his work at BMH, in 2013, with his genuine interest in design and business, he founded 2x4 Designs to help homeowners and construction professionals with design and construction in the residential market.

Today, with a diverse portfolio and 11 years experience behind him, he puts all of his design and construction experience to good use for his clients and enjoys the rewards of collaborating with clients to create meaningful homes and spaces through a honest design approach.

Cory is also a licensed NC Commercial and Residential General Contractor.


Andrew Politte, Project Manager & Designer

Andrew spent much of his childhood living abroad in South America, the UK, and Asia. His parents being international teachers eventually landed in Charlotte, North Carolina where Andrew attended architecture school at University of North Carolina Charlotte.

After his studies in architecture he spent several years traveling the Southeast coast on a 33 foot sailboat named Bernoulli with his trusty dog Morgan as first mate. He’s crafty enough to live on a sail boat yet nimble enough to help our clients design unique spaces and enjoys all design challenges that come his way.