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Meet Our Team

appleheadquartersDebbie Purcell, AHC, CFDAI
President & CEO

As President and founder, Debbie Purcell, leads the Engineered Openings Team.  With 30+ years of experience and recognition as an industry leader, Debbie has been instrumental in building the firm to what it is today.  Celebrating our 20 year anniversary – she began the company in 1994, every county in Northeast Georgia has at least some of Engineered Openings wood doors in their buildings.  Being a Certified Architectural Hardware Consultant (AHC) she works with Owners, Architects and Contractors directly to provide hardware and doors that are not only aesthetic but also meet all of the Life Safety and Fire codes.

Debbie is active in the Georgia Chapter of the Door & Hardware Institute and has served as Treasurer, Secretary, President and Vice President.  She enjoys traveling, hiking and reading.


Rhonda Purcell

Lead Estimator/Vice President

Rhonda is Engineered Openings Vice President and Senior Estimator. Rhonda has a vast knowledge of estimating and has 10 years experience doing so. She is a graduate of Piedmont College. She is responsible for estimating projects big or small. Being senior estimator, Rhonda’s biggest responsibility, other than estimating, is keeping up with new or improved products we offer and sometimes that means deciding on which product is best suitable for the job.


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Justine Palmer

Comptroller/Accounting

Justine joined our team at Engineered Openings in 2021 as our Comptroller.  Justine’s responsibilities are managing financials, reporting, and auditing, just to name a few.  She has over 28 years of experience in accounting, marketing, and business management.

On the weekends, you can find her either playing golf, fishing in the river, or spending time with her friends and family.


Amanda Davidson

Project Manager

Amanda Davidson is a Project Manager for Engineered Openings. She joined the team in 2018. Amanda has a bachelor’s degree in Interior Design from Brenau University. Her responsibilities center on working with contractors and customers on large and small projects to submit, managing and completing projects in a timely manner, ordering of materials, problem solving, and customer service. She continues her education with hardware and door classes. Away from work, she enjoys spending time with family and friends and traveling.


Ben Sims

Project Manager


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Jeff White
Shipping/Receiving

Jeff came on board with the Engineered Openings team in 2016 to help Jason Parker in the warehouse. Jeff’s duties include: checking in material, making sure all material is correct, coordinating delivery to job sites, and more!

In his spare time Jeff likes to be outdoors and spend time with his wife. He also enjoys cooking and baking.


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Kaitlyn Watkins
Book-keeper

Kaitlyn joined our team at Engineered Openings in 2019. She is a graduate of Lanier Technical College. Kaitlyn is responsible for assisting in payroll, handling accounts payable, and gathering closeout documents.

In her spare time, Kaitlyn enjoys loving on her dogs and spending time with family. She also enjoys quality time with friends.


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Regina Stewart
Administrative Assistant

Regina has been with Engineered Openings since 2019.

In her spare time she enjoys time on the water, boating, and fishing with her family.


Meet our Installation Team:

Here at Engineered Openings we’re proud to have a great install crew!

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Guy “Gator” Mullinax – Installer, Low Voltage

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Josh Pritchett – Installer, Low Voltage

IMG_0019Shane Stewart – Installer, Low Voltage

Josh Kerr – Installer, Low Voltage

Chad Rudeseal – Metal Fabrication

Josh Pearson – Delivery Driver