Credentials

Scott Duensing: Master Builder/Owner

Scott is a graduate of the University of Michigan with a B.A. Degree in Economics. In 1992, Duensing Construction was formed in Traverse City, Michigan, and DesignCraft Homes, his custom home division, evolved a few years later. Scott has broad experience in customer service, project administration, construction technology and custom residential design. Scott is among the few licensed local builders to receive the Certified Graduate Builder (CGB), Certified Graduate Remodeler (CGR) and Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS) designations by the National Association of Home Builders. He currently serves as president of the Home Builders Association of the Grand Traverse Area.

Jim Walters: CAD Designer/Project Manager

Jim learned his trade at Ferris State University. He brings to DesignCraft Homes a wealth of experience and knowledge in home design and project management. Having designed over 300 homes in the Traverse City area, Jim provides the in-house design service our customers appreciate and enjoy. With his CAD drafting programs and experience, Jim provides creative and concise drawings of custom homes and remodels quickly and economically. Jim is a licensed builder.