MEET OUR TEAM

Our highly-skilled HRD Project Managers and Field Supervisors lead our team of professional remodelers to a successful and rewarding experience, every time.

We hire the best!

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Keith Santora Owner of Handyworks

Keith Santora

President

Co-owner Keith Santora, a talented professional for over 30 years, with a cross-qualified knowledge of the diverse field of residential remodeling, has offered high levels of value, solutions and service to our clients and the public.

Logging countless hours of education and implementation, Keith’s areas of expertise include design and construction techniques; solar design & installation; building codes; zoning regulations & interpretation; VA & 203K loan guidelines.

On the personal side, Keith is a formally trained, performing jazz pianist, graduating from the Hartford Conservatory of Music.

Enid Santora of Handyworks

Enid Santora

Vice President

Co-owner Enid Santora is usually behind the scenes at HRD, managing various projects related to marketing, website design, advertising, and promotional materials.

As a licensed Real Estate Professional, Enid keeps abreast of remodeling trends including interior decoration and design. On the personal side, Enid is a colorist and artist, bringing creativity to the company’s varied portfolio of expertise. She earned her B.S. degree from Southern Connecticut State University and her M.A. degree from Aspen University.

David Denecke of Handyworks

David Denecke

Project Manager

“I enjoy taking people’s ideas and bringing them to life!”, explains Dave Denecke, Project Manager at Handyworks. A native of North Haven, CT, Dave attended Gateway Community College and has been in remodeling for 21 years, with a long track record of upgrading and designing people’s homes and offices. Dave has an affinity for rescue dogs from animal reserves.

Susan Giller of Handyworks

Susan Giller

Office Manager

“Every day, I work with talented tradesmen and professionals to create wonderful home and office spaces”, says Sue Giller, Office Manager at HRD. A Springfield, MA native and a Westfield State University graduate, Giller is an experienced accountant with a background in business equipment and manufacturing, with specialties in budgeting, banking and internal controls. Sue loves cooking, hiking, dancing and relaxing on the beach with a good book, adding, “But I also love how Handyworks helps make a family’s home in their own unique style, within their budget and their timeline.”

Tom Zarecki Marketing Manager

Tom Zarecki

Marketing & Social Media

“Handyworks rocks!” says HRD marketing and social media expert Tom Zarecki, adding, “Nobody provides client education with project details like we do!” A lifelong radio announcer and former marketing director at RCS, an international radio software company, Tom was a monthly columnist for trade publications, earned his MBA degree from Western Connecticut State University, and now teaches there as an Adjunct Professor of Marketing. Zarecki also hosts “The Weekend Wakeup Show” Saturday mornings on WJMJ-FM radio in Hartford, CT.

HRD Crew Hat and Shirt

Our Crew

Team of Professionals

Our Project Manager and Field Supervisor lead the Handyworks team of trained, conscientious tradesmen and remodelers. We call our remodeling crew our Tech Team. Each of our highly-qualified Tech Team members have years of experience in their specific fields, to help bring YOUR project from dream…to reality.

Our Awards

BBB Award 2018
BBB Award 2007
Superior Customer Service 2019 2

Better Business Bureau – Start With Trust

Business Consumer Education

At HRD, we make a strong, consistent effort to educate consumers and/or businesses who visit our site, about topics related to the project at hand.

SINCE 2007

Superior Customer Service

HRD recognizes the importance of ethics in dealing with client concerns and specializing in customer service.