Artisan Interiors and Builders strives to to hire the best talent available in our area. We are proud to employ 10 craftsmen and three project managers who exemplify everything the Artisan brand stands for. Our team features specialists in finish carpentry, framing, tile, and masonry. Artisan also teams with the area’s best in HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and drywall to deliver a solid project experience. Artisan offers the best in complete turn key projects.
David W. Plumley
Owner & Partner, CKD, CBD, GC
David W. Plumley has 25 years of professional experience including design, management and installation for both remodeling and new construction projects. David is conscientious, honest and dependable providing his clients with excellent design work and recommendations. He uses advanced technology to create a strategy and plan as well as a selection of high quality products that result in gratified clients. David earned both a diploma and certifications in kitchen and bath design. He studied business management at Marshall University and West Virginia State College. Additionally, he holds a general contractor’s and real estate license. David’s latest venture involved teaming up with Jason Gue and introducing Artisan Interiors and Builders to the Teays Valley, Charleston and Huntington areas. However, their Client base spans from Eastern KY, to Lexington Ky and Lewisburg WV. David and Jason value their customer relationships and make it their goal that each homeowner be satisfied and comfortable in their home long after the project is complete. David spends limitless hours with each client, giving them the undivided attention they deserve. His friendliness is contagious and he makes planning a remodel, new construction project or a home addition extremely enjoyable. David is talented and gifted in the music arena as well. He plays guitar and sings with the Praise Band at his church. He is a Godly husband, father, and a proud grandfather. Come meet David in person – you will be glad you did!
Jason R. Gue
Owner & Partner
Jason Gue grew up with a hammer in his hand. As a toddler, much to his grandmother’s dismay, he dismantled a chair on her front porch! Jason worked for his uncle’s construction business as a teenager and later gained valuable carpentry experience working for his soon to be father-in-law. At age 30, Jason decided it was time to launch his own construction company. With the blessing of his father-in-law, Gutenhaus (good house) Construction was born in 2000. Jason, along with his talented and skilled installation team, have left the mark of quality craftsmanship on homes throughout West Virginia. One of his company’s most notable projects is “The Sentiment”, a premium gated community that includes townhouses, a clubhouse, walking track, etc. that are in keeping with the quaint village of Barboursville, WV. In 2012, Jason expanded his business by partnering with David W. Plumley, CKD, CBD, GC to introduce Artisan Interiors and Builders to their clients. Together, they provide a fresh and innovative approach to both new construction and remodeling. They enable their clients, the option of customizing their design and creating new custom interior spaces for their projects. Jason and David make available unique cabinetry lines along with superior design services, countertops, flooring and other accessories which allow them to provide a one stop experience for their clients. Jason graduated from Marshall University in 1995 with a degree in political science. He also holds a residential contractor license. Definitely a family man, Jason is devoted to his wife and enjoys his three children immensely. Hard work, skilled craftsmanship and truthfulness are part of Jason’s personality that make for exceptional and lasting customer relationships. Jason encourages you to visit Artisan Interiors and Builders.
Office Manager & Receptionist
Kathie is usually the first voice you hear when you call Artisan Interiors and Builders. She has over 20 years’ experience in welcoming clients with a friendly greeting and having a cup of coffee or soft drink ready and waiting! She will happily give you a tour of the showroom and put you in touch with David W. Plumley CKD, CBD, GC or Jason R. Gue, RC. Kathie graduated from Marshall University in 1972 with an Associate Degree in Nursing. Her passion is God, family and people and she absolutely loves meeting new clients and making sure they are valued, respected and get the attention they deserve. Kathie has been married 41 years to Rick Gue and is the mother of four sons: Jason, Alex, Sam and Beckett. She enjoys spending time with her much-loved eleven grandchildren. She and Rick are active members of First Baptist Church of Kenova. Kathie also volunteers with Operation TLC as they seek to bring litter awareness and beautification projects to the forefront of the Tri-State area.