South Shore Millwork is a tight-knit crew of project managers, engineering and drafting experts, production personnel, finishing team, and full installation crew specialists. Our more than 70 employees work together with one goal in mind, producing the best in the business.
Jeff started woodworking in his teens and graduated top of his class South Eastern Regional Vocational School. From school he went into furniture refinishing and building antique reproduction furniture, learning old craftsmen techniques. His first position in the millwork industry was as foreman at National Door Corp., where he obtained a great amount of door and hardware knowledge. In the early 90’s Jeff decided to start his own company, South Shore Millwork. Jeff started the company as a custom wood door and frame company, but it wasn’t long before the company expanded into high end millwork. Jeff is married and enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 children. In his spare time he enjoys the outdoors, boating, skiing, and off shore fishing.
Anthony McKnight joined South Shore Millwork in 2001 as an estimator for large and small projects. In 2008, he was promoted to estimating manager where he estimates jobs for some of the most knowledgeable millwork customers in New England. Prior to joining South Shore Millwork, Anthony spent more than two decades in the industry working as an estimator with Dave Dawson, Inc., and as a cabinetmaker, drafter, and purchaser with Monarch Industries. Anthony manages more than 300 project estimates, ranging from $500 to $5M. Anthony completed the Journeyman Cabinetmaker Apprenticeship offered by the Rhode Island Carpenters Apprenticeship Program. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and children.
In 2013, Mike Bowker joined South Shore Millwork as an estimator. He was drawn to the company’s reputation for employing the most talented individuals in the industry, along with its seasoned leadership and commitment to integrity, quality, and professionalism. Over the last three decades, his roles have included journeyman cabinetmaker, project manager, estimator, vice president, and owner. Mike knows quality and has the experience to help customers attain their goals while staying within their budget. In his spare time, Mike enjoys traveling and spending quality time with his wife and their two children.
Joseph starting working at South Shore Millwork in 2017. He has extensive experience working as a CFO for a number of companies including Igloo Products Corp, DGS Retail, MHQ, and Lantor. Joseph’s education includes a BS in Accounting from Stonehill College and an MBA from St. Michael’s College. He is married and has 2 children. He is active with the Boy Scouts of America and is an avid skier and cyclist.
David has been with South Shore Millwork since 2017. Prior to working at South Shore Millwork he spent three years as a Controller at Freeaire and seven years as Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis at Next Generation Vending. Davids education includes graduating from Tri-County Reg. Voc. Tech High School and receiving a Bachelors in Finance from Bridgewater State University. He enjoys creating systems and processes that generate the most accurate results with the least amount of resources required and analyzing the financial impacts of operational initiatives. David is married and has 7-year-old maternal twins. He enjoys hiking, obstacle races, woodworking, karate, board games and strategy games.
Jerry Whalen joined South Shore Millwork as a project manager in 2005, bringing with him a degree in architectural engineering from Wentworth Institute of Technology and over 20 years of industry experience. As a project manager at Mark Richey Woodworking & Design and project manager/designer at Curry Woodworking, Jerry gained skills that he uses every day at South Shore Millwork. Jerry values the collaboration process that is essential to meeting customers’ needs and maintaining the highest level of customer satisfaction is of utmost importance to him. In his free time, Jerry enjoys spending time with his wife and two children. He also likes playing golf ,tennis, landscaping, and painting.
Director of Human Resources
Stephani started with South Shore Millwork in 2017. She has extensive experience in Human Resources and has held Director of Human Resources positions at a number of companies including New England Treatment Access, Westwood Lodge Hospital & Lowell Treatment Center, and Fallon Ambulance. Stephani has a Bachelors Degree in Advertising/Marketing with a Minor in Psychology from Johnson & Wales University. She is on the HR Board for Massachusetts Behavioral Health Systems and the Finance Committee for the town of Abington.
David has been with South Shore Millwork since 2015 where he has held a number of positions including General Manager, Director of Operations, and Engineering Manager. He has over 30 years experience in the millwork industry and has work for a number of companies including Monarch Industries, A.H. Leeming and Sons, Whaling City Millwork, and Sakonnet Associates. Davids education includes Bristol Community College and Southeastern MA University. He has a certificate in Mechanical and Electromechanical Engineering. David is married and has three children.
Scheduling, Training & Compliance Coordinator
Rená Therrien joined South Shore Millwork in 2005. In 2017, she was promoted to Scheduling, Training, & Compliance Coordinator. In this role, Rená is responsible for monitoring and forecasting the capacity for workflow, administering training programs for employees according to industry standards, and maintaining compliance reporting to governmental agencies. She holds a Bachelors degree in Business Administration, with a major in Accounting. Rená enjoys spending time outdoors with her two boys, kayaking, biking, and skiing.
Doug Edwards has been with South Shore Millwork since 1998. He graduated from the cabinet-making program at Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School. He then attended various courses at Wentworth Institute of Technology while serving an apprenticeship at Batson Building Supply Company. For the next 20 years at Batson’s, he gained knowledge and experience as a cabinetmaker, draftsman, estimator, and project manager. During his time with South Shore Millwork, Doug has held positions in estimating, engineering, project management, operations management, and design. When not working, Doug enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids, fly fishing, hunting, and skiing.
Seasoned industry professional Ed Newton joined South Shore Millwork in 2012. In his time with the company, he’s accomplished a great deal, including developing new commercial business, along with estimating and managing projects of varying sizes and complexity. He enjoys interacting with the customers, including general contractors and architects, and the challenge of bringing in new customers and projects while keeping the current ones completely satisfied. Ed began his career four decades ago as a cabinet maker and foreman. He then moved on to project manager and estimator, and was also an entrepreneur, owning his own millwork business. When Ed isn’t working, he enjoys watching all kinds of sports, and spending time with wife, five children, and six grandchildren.
Bryan joined South Shore Millwork in 2017. He has over a decade of experience in carpentry and millwork with a strong background in old world methods including hand cut dovetails, hand chiseled mortises, scraping, planeing and carving. He enjoys the combination of automation and old world craft at South Shore Millwork. Bryan takes pride in working with some of the best available technology, good attitudes and personal pride for the craft at South Shore Millwork. In his spare time he enjoys furniture building, skiing, ice hockey, and being outdoors.
Christopher has been with South Shore Millwork since 2014. He has over 20 years of experience in the millwork industry with positions including sales and estimating, fabricator, design, and shop foreman. He has worked for a number of millwork companies including Herrick & White Ltd. and Ferland Woodworking Co, as well as owning his own company. Christopher enjoys working with large builders in the Boston. On projects of all sizes. He is married 16 years with 3 Boys and 1 dog. He is an avid Camper and an active leader in the BSA.
Tom joined South Shore Millwork in 2006, bringing numerous years of high-end residential and commercial architectural millwork knowledge. In his previous job, he worked as both a project manager and estimator. Tom earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture from Roger Williams University in Rhode Island. In his spare time, he enjoys cycling and fly fishing.
Timothy has been with South Shore Millwork since 2006. He has held a number of positions at the company including apprentice installer, mechanic installer, and assistant project manager. Timothy is currently working on his Associate in Architectural & Civil Technologies with certificates in Project Management & CAD at Bristol Community College. He is married 5 years with 3 Boys and 1 dog. In his spare time he enjoys dirt bikes and camping.
Mellissa joined South Shore Millwork in 2017. She has extensive experience as a project manager, working for a number of companies including Wood Craft Design Builders, Automation Solutions, and Global Fac. Mgmt. & Construction. Mellissa has an Associates in Engineering from Wentworth Institute of Technology and is a Master Expert Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and her four American Cocker Spaniels. She is passionate about green living, painting, writing, travel and giving back.