Dan Hicks is the President, Owner, and Founder of Home Design and Supply. Founded in 2012 from his basement, Dan saw a need in the Fargo-Moorhead area for a better and more modern system of retailing lumber and building material products. Through hard work and door to door networking, he developed the vendor portfolio and capital resources to build the company from just that, an idea.
Dan originally moved to Fargo from his family farm in Milbank, South Dakota to attend North Dakota State University and study Mechanical Engineering. During his time at State, he started two other companies, Homestead Handyman Service and GreenCell Recycling, to pay his way through school. At the same time, he earned his real estate license and began working for a local brokerage and building their Commercial Real Estate and Property Management division.
Dan is currently a respected commercial real estate professional in the FM area. Through his success in the real estate and development world, Dan has been able to secure and create leads and build relationships to continue to move HDS into the future.
General Manager / VP Sales
As the General Manager of Home Design & Supply, Tyler oversees all aspects of business and day to day administration. Aside from managerial operations, he acts as Sales Lead for the company. Tyler’s focus is on Single and Multifamily Building Materials Sales, Product Design and Selection, Structural Design, and CAD and 3D Design. Tyler also consults in value design and engineering to help achieve client goals, visions, and budgets.
Tyler brings 10 years of construction and sales experience to HDS. He graduated from North Dakota State University in 2010 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management and a Minor in Business Administration. He then spent two years of in field commercial and concrete construction; then 9 years of Lumber Industry Sales and Architectural Design. Tyler is currently an active member of the Northwestern Lumbermen’s Association, board member to the Continuing Education Committee and member to HBA of Fargo-Moorhead.
Through hard work and great ethics established from his parents, as well as the ability to learn on the fly, Tyler is armed with the tools to attack the vast issues that arise in the building industry. Then quickly and assuredly problem solve and insert solutions. An invaluable asset in today’s construction climate and its’ associated challenges.
Tyler enjoys spending time with his family, learning new trades, and a bit of light woodworking. Not to mention, the joy involved in seeing a detailed plan come together after hours of team work, planning, and firstname.lastname@example.org
Operations & Office Manager
Blake is Home Design and Supply’s operations manager. After graduating from Harvey High School in 2005, he attended North Dakota State University from 2005-2006. Following NDSU, Blake continued his education at the University of Mary in Bismarck.
For the past thirteen years, Blake has been in retail sales. From hardware and parts, to lumber and building materials; he has been on the front end of every sale as well as a variety of management levels. He enjoys several aspects of the lumber and building materials industry. Whether daily operations or sales, he strives to be consistent and thorough in everything he does. He recognizes the results and success that come from hard work and looks forward to the future.
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Lead Designer & Sales
Katie Rohan, our Lead Designer, has been in the Interior Design industry since 2012, joining the Home Design and Supply team in 2018. Katie loves whole-house design from exterior to interior, specializing in floor plan and Kitchen & Bath design. Katie offers her clients a full service experience, from small remodels to new construction. She enjoys weekends at the lakes in the summer, spending time with family, friends, her dog Luna, as well as traveling as much as firstname.lastname@example.org