Team

Gail Crabtree

Gail Crabtree has more than four decades of experience in residential general contracting and is known around the region for building high-quality homes in which people love to live. Gail is a Durham native with building in her genes–she heralds from a long line of builders and contractors. Gail has an eye for good design and has the expertise to bring that design to life. Her direct communication style and commitment to her word means there is complete transparency throughout your renovation or building project. Gail is relentlessly focused on quality and ensures all members of her team are delivering at the highest level.

When she’s not on a project site, Gail can be found lifting heavy weights at Crossfit Durham or perusing the Durham Farmer’s Market.  

Jamie Jones

Jamie Jones brings a decade of international business experience translating the voice of the customer into thoughtfully designed new products. She is passionate about affecting change in her community and sees the power of new construction and remodeling to bring vibrancy and economic impact to areas throughout the region. At G Crabtree Spaces, Jamie will be client-facing ensuring that our clients have the best possible experience during the renovation or custom home building process. She will be managing the projects and ensuring everything is on time and on budget.

When she’s not working with clients, Jamie can be found getting her workout on at Crossfit Durham or walking the Ellerbe Creek Trail with the cutest dog in the world, Peyton. 

Rama Mills

Rama Mills, a North Carolina native, has been in the general contracting business for 34 years. As founding member of the G. Crabtree Home Building team, Rama helped grow G. Crabtree Home Building from a startup into a small business that has constructed more than 400 quality homes over the past three decades. Rama served as Chief Financial Officer making sure G. Crabtree Home Building was well managed and financially sound enough to weather all economic cycles.

Rama is a committed listener and deeply cares about the clients that we serve and the partners that we engage. At G Crabtree Spaces, Rama will continue to interface with clients and partners while also offering her experience and expertise as a consultant to Gail and Jamie.

As Rama slides into retirement, you can find her doing afternoon yoga and breaking a sweat on her rower, and enjoying new pursuits.