Following his father’s footsteps to The Lykos Group, David worked summers doing demo in high school, then came on board full-time as an assistant superintendent and was promoted to superintendent. Following a 4-year break to pursue a career in the automotive field, he returned to his position as superintendent in 2017. Overseeing all aspects of construction including scheduling, supervising, and ensuring quality, David is also the primary contact for the customer once their job goes into production.
A graduate of the Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Adams will soon mark 30 years supervising and managing projects across the entire scope of the construction industry. Adams has put his years of experience to the task of completing beautiful homes for Lykos clients since 2012. As construction supervisor, he maintains close relationships with both subcontractors and client to assure the project is completed in a timely manner. When away from work, Adams enjoys traveling or boating with his friends and family.
Payroll Specialist Kelly Lykos is married to Tom and came to work for LGI after leaving her career to raise their three children. Returning part-time in 2011, Kelly manages all aspects of the in-house payroll, including taxes, job costing and benefits packages. She also works closely with the accounting department to assist in other areas as needed. Previously, she held a management position in the timeshare industry as a regional manager with Hilton Grand Vacations.
An accounting assistant with The Lykos Group since 2016, Joni has worked in the building industry for over three decades. She is responsible for writing purchase orders, entering invoices, entering credit card charges and reconciling credit card statements, as well as creating, sending and filing subcontractor’s lien waivers into the accounting system. Joni has a BS degree from Buffalo State College and, in addition to spending time with her family, enjoys painting watercolors and traveling.
As his Executive Assistant, Carolle assists Tom Lykos with all administrative responsibilities related to sales, marketing and office administration, as well as direct communications with clients and vendors. Most importantly, she manages Tom’s daily calendar to keep the focus on client requests and priorities. With a BS degree in psychology, Carolle came to LGI about a year ago in search of a new career following 25 years as a Human Resources Director and Corporate Recruiter for international companies.
Brittney is a design assistant with LGI. Since 2016, she has assisted the Senior Interior Designer in all facets of the design and selection process. With an Associate of Science in Interior Design, Brittney is also working on her NCIDQ certification. Her passion for the field started early when she received an internship under a licensed Interior Designer at an upscale home furnishings store—and is what drives her commitment to clients and motivates her to continue developing her talents today.
Barb Lykos worked alongside her husband Sonny when he opened his doors in Naples in 1991, as well as when he founded and operated The Lykos Group in Chicago and Michigan. Today, with her son Tom running the business, she’s the office manager. In addition to serving as receptionist, she works with clients, subs and employees. Barb is an avid reader and enjoys spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Jennifer Vogel graduated Magna Cum Laude from Husson University with a B.S. in Accounting. She has 20 years of financial experience, including a role at L.L. Bean® and a VP of finance position at a construction business in Freeport, Maine. At Lykos, Vogel manages all the financial operations of the corporate office with daily tasks like preparing corporate financial statements, developing long-term budgets and overseeing the HR division. When she’s not managing the books, Vogel enjoys traveling, cooking, gardening and spending time with family and friends.
Kurt Cunard boasts an impressive 40 years of construction industry experience. He can count every aspect of the home building process as part of his repertoire, but for the last 11 years at the The Lykos Group, Cunard has acted as a superintendent. He prides himself on his network of positive relationships with subcontractors and his ability to see every project completed on time; when the client is happy, he’s happy. If you see Cunard away from the job site, he’ll be riding his Harley.
Thomas Cobb is a craftsman who’s hardwork has lead him from carpenter to superintendent. He began working in the building trade as a carpenter for a family remodeling company. 5 years later became a carpentry foreman, and 5 years after that, he became a structural superintendent. In 2011, Cobb joined The Lykos Group as a remodel superintendent, working to deliver projects in a timely manner and to the client’s exact specifications. When he’s not working, Cobb enjoys traveling and fishing.
Every time a client interacts with Bill Wolff, they gain the insight of a man with over 30 years of building experience. As a superintendent for The Lykos Group, Wolff has spent the last 15 years making sure builds are excellent and the clients are satisfied. He coordinates every aspect of the building process, from ordering materials and scheduling required inspections, to keeping the project on schedule, maintaining quality and communicating with clients.
Entering the construction industry literally on the “ground floor” as a project assistant for a commercial flooring company, and furthering her career with a stint as project administrator for a commercial general contractor, Robin has been with Lykos since 2016. As a Project Manager, she’s the VIP who helps work out those permit issues, obtains your Certificate of Completion and acts as liason between accounting, project management and construction, among many other responsibilities.
Brittney Rinehart started her Interior Design career at age 16 with an internship at Denmark Interiors. She soon added to her experience with an A.S. in Interior Design from Southern Technical College. As the Lykos design assistant, she facilitates all facets of the design selection process. Rinehart’s designs are inspired by her adventures—both outdoor getaways with loved ones and journeys to new locations where she can encounter new cultures. She is an Allied Member and Florida South Member Director of the ASID.
Senior Interior Designer
Karen Gomez holds a B.A. in Marketing from Florida Atlantic University, and A.A. in Interior Design from International Academy of Design & Technology. She is NCIDQ certified, and has held positions at several prominent design firms and showrooms. Gomez brings her fluency in design across the spectrum (anything from traditional to ultra-contemporary) to help clients create the perfect interiors. She is an active member of ASID and the CBIA Sand Dollar Awards committee. Gomez is a proud aunt and Anglophile who loves traveling and live concerts.
George Westgate’s passion is building—both homes and relationships. Westgate has been a Naples resident for over 30 years, but he hails from New Hampshire. Throughout his career, Westgate has worked in every aspect of the construction, from the field to commercial to high-end custom homes. To provide clients with the optimal product without sacrificing integrity or deadlines, he maintains positive working relationships with a network of architects, designers, engineers and subcontractors. Westgate is a graduate of Valdosta State University.
Patrick Guyton holds both a B.S. in Organizational Management from John Brown University and a M.B.A. from George Herbert Walker Bush School of Business at Webster University. Guyton’s construction career has often placed him at the center of major projects, including managing hundreds of builds across several states and multi-million dollar projects at Mercato and Grey Oaks Country Club. Guyton continues to facilitate beautiful builds as a project manager with Lykos. Guyton is an avid outdoorsman and proud husband, father, dog-owner and Razorbacks fan.
Bryan Wild is the friendly personality new clients and influencers encounter when they first meet The Lykos Group. Wild has known the Lykos family since back in Michigan, where he worked for Tom’s dad, Sonny. 30 years on, he relocated to rejoin the Lykos team. Wild assures every client absolutely loves the remodeling process. He is active with community associations such as the American Institute of Architects, Building Managers International, Condo Owners and Managers Association and the American Society of Interior Designers. He is also Rotarian, volunteering time to local charities.
Principal & Construction Manager
David Raffa is in the field every day making sure each project is following protocol, staying on schedule and maintaining the highest levels of quality. He started working in the residential construction industry in 1980, when at the age of 17, he was hired as an apprentice to craftsman trained in building custom homes. David quickly advanced through every phase of new construction and remodeling projects. His many projects included highly customized work for large homes and commercial buildings.
At the age of 23, David had already mastered carpentry and stair building. He began purchasing and developing individual properties. For the next ten years, David designed and built numerous custom homes. After living through years of Newport, Rhode Island winters, David chose to move to Florida in 1995 to continue his construction career.
David joined The Lykos Group, Inc. in February of 1995. David has been instrumental to the growth and development of the company. David oversees production for all construction projects. In 2006, David become an owner of the corporation and serves as Vice President of Construction.
Thomas X. Lykos oversees the daily operations at Lykos headquarters, including managing projects and relationships, and protecting the financial interests of every client. Tom has been working in the construction industry since 1983, and he is every bit as passionate today as the day he started. His enthusiasm, ability to deliver on his commitments and dedication to satisfaction create a truly special experience for every client, every time.
In 1992 Tom Lykos moved from Michigan to Naples and started working for his father. In 1999, Tom and his brother bought The Lykos Group, Inc. from their father and turned the company’s focus to large remodeling projects. In 2002, Tom bought out his brother and expanded the project base to commercial remodeling and new custom home construction. Before becoming an owner, Tom gained valuable experience working in the field as a job foreman, and in the office as an estimator and company controller.
Tom Lykos and The Lykos Group, Inc. became members of the Collier Building Industry Association, Florida Home Builders Association and National Association of Home Builders in 1999. In 2009, Tom served as the President of the Collier Building Industry Association. He holds a state Certified General Contractors License. He has earned the National Association of Home Builders Certified Graduate Remodeler, Certified Aging-In-Place and Certified Green Professional designations.