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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.


Lynn Kirkland

Lynn Kirkland is Engineered Openings’ Comptroller. Lynn has been with the Engineered Openings team for 9 years. Lynn is responsible for accounting, contract review, closeout documents, day to day installation and human resources with all staff.

Away from work Lynn enjoys traveling, hiking, kayaking, and spending time with her 4 grandchildren, daughters, family and friends.


Amanda-Leigh Bridges
Purchasing, Detailing, and Specification Writing

Amanda Bridges is our Order Purchaser, Detailer, and specification writer for the Engineered Openings team. She holds an Associate’s Degree in Business Administrative Technology and is on the path of acquiring her AHC (Architectural Hardware Consultant) certification. At Engineered Openings Amanda’s responsible for ordering material, entering hardware schedules, writing preliminary hardware specifications, resolving problems, interacting with customers, and more.

Amanda is currently the secretary of the Georgia Chapter of the Door and Hardware Institute. She enjoys anything outdoors, including hunting, fishing, hiking, crafting, sewing, canning, and spending time with family.

Amanda Davidson
Project Manager


Jeff White

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.


Kaitlyn Watkins

Kaitlyn joined our team at Engineered Openings in 2019. She is currently studying to obtain her Associate’s Degree in Business Technology. 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

Meet our Installation Team:

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


Guy “Gator” Mullinax – Installer, Low Voltage


Josh Pritchett – Installer, Low Voltage

IMG_0019Shane Stewart – Installer, Low Voltage

Josh Kerr – Installer, Low Voltage

Harold Pearson – Metal Fabrication

Zak Gosnell – Metal Fabrication

Josh Pearson – Delivery Driver