Roger Carvalho

Roger has been in the construction industry in the Washington Metropolitan Region for over 25 years. He was raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and moved to the DC area for college, where he received his bachelor’s in Business Management. Roger takes pride in transforming ideas into brilliant reality, exceeding clients’ expectations, and caring for his client’s needs and concerns along their renovation journey. As a leader, Roger is an energetic coach with exceptional construction management skills; who manages controls such as cost, planning, scheduling, risk, and resource allocation.

Outside of work Roger likes to spend his free time playing soccer, deep-sea or salmon fishing, going to the beach, farming in his orchard, or spending time with his wife, three sons, and dog.


Jess Balmes

Jess joined Landis in March 2021 to help with our transition to CoConstruct project scheduling software. She is from Colorado and grew up in the business with both her father and grandfather working as general contractors. She was running a framing crew right out of high school and decided to make a career in construction after college, including running a construction company that built ultra-custom homes. She enjoys educating friends about how to take care of their homes, as well as woodworking, traveling, tennis, and walking her dogs Oakley and Breck.

Chris Landis, AIA

Chris Landis is a registered architect in four states (MD, DC, VA, NY). He graduated with a B.A. from Vassar College and a M.A. in Architecture from Columbia Architecture School (1977-1980). He is a member of the AIA, and has 28 years of experience in residential architecture. He is a past member of the DC Historic Preservation Review Board and Past President of the DC Metro area chapter of NARI (National Association of the Remodeling Industry). Chris retired in 2021 and currently serves as the Chairman of our Advisory Board.

Jeff Fox

H. Jeffrey Fox had 15 years of experience as a business owner prior to joining Landis in 2003. He has many years of public accounting experience. Jeff graduated from the University of North Carolina and passed the CPA exam in 1985.