Licensed as a Certified Remodeler through the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI), a Certified Graduate Remodeler, a Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist, a Certified Green Professional through the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), and with nearly 25 years of building and remodeling homes, Darin brings his knowledge and experience to each and every project. With a focus on classic, high-quality construction and daily customer communication, he leads his staff to deliver projects on time, per contract and with guaranteed lasting value. Darin has a passion for remodeling that led him to co-found Bella Vista Company with Lance Tyler and this drive to succeed is manifested in the excellent work that his company produces.
As the co-founder of Bella Vista Company, Lance was instrumental in seeing his dream of having a construction company specializing in East Dallas homes come true. With his extensive knowledge of local design and building standards, Lance is a problem solver by nature and has been designing and building homes for nearly 20 years. The processes of deliberating, framing a concept and determining the best design solutions for each project’s individual challenges make construction exciting for Lance. From design and contracting through to construction, he ensures each project is aligned with the client’s specific requests. Lance believes passionately in what he does and where he works.
With more than 30 years in the design industry, Rob leads Bella Vista Company’s design and CAD production process. Groomed from an early age by his grandfather, his passion for design continued to grow as he earned a Bachelor of Architecture from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in 1988. After years of experience, including apprenticing in San Francisco under the award-winning architect William Churchill and more than a decade of living and working in East Dallas, Rob looks forward to bringing his vision and style to your project.
As Project Designer, Whitney works with clients on new homes and remodeling projects. With a goal of creating better function and flow, she looks at a space and creates many different layout options. Whitney takes the ideas and brings them to life with 3D images and colored renderings. Assisting clients with programming, design concepts and construction documents, Whitney is an essential contact for clients during their project. Along with the project design, Whitney assists in marketing for Bella Vista Company. With a Master of Interior Architecture and Product Design degree from Kansas State University, she is well educated to bring new life to your space.
Kristen is the Pre-Construction Selections Coordinator. Before construction begins, she systematically coordinates meetings with our vendors, designers, and clients so that our clients can make their personal choices. She is critical to ensuring that before we begin the project, all selections are finalized. Choosing the right finishes is what makes a house into a home and Kristen is excited to support our clients so that together we can make this happen.
Ryan is the Pre-Construction Team Leader. He oversees all pre-construction related needs from the initial proposal to the beginning of construction. Ryan works closely with our clients and the Design Development Team to prepare the Scope of Work and to finalize all project pricing. Ryan’s goal is to provide clear, complete, and accurate instructions to the construction team so that we deliver our client’s wishes.
With over 25 years of experience in both Accounting and Human Resources, Patty is a great resource for our clients, as well as our Bella Vista team. She manages all financial records and is the primary liaison when lenders are involved in client projects. Patty graduated from the University of Texas at Dallas with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.
Wendy joined the Bella Vista Company team in 2023. With a goal of helping us best serve our clients, she provides a strong administrative support to keep the office organized and provides our team with the tools needed to keep projects moving forward. Wendy is the initial contact with all clients. She has 17 years of experience in the industry and is a native Texan who enjoys getting to know our clients and being a part of their home renovative journey.