Tom Garcia is the founder of Southern Evergreen, LLC, a residential construction firm and TV personality for WFMY News 2, CBS affiliate for Greensboro NC.
His construction experience includes:
- Residential Contractor with an Unlimited Residential Construction License issued by the State of North Carolina.
- Constructed more than 25 custom homes
- Renovated more than 100 homes (including Aging in Place practices)
- Holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the LSU School of Engineering
- Former Board Member of the Southern Living Custom Builder Program
- Former Board Member of the Greensboro Builder’s Association
- Member of the Southern Living Builder Program since 2001 (Only 90 builders have been accepted for membership by Southern Living in the whole country)
His TV experience includes:
- Producer and Host of the Fix-It-Friday series on WFMY News 2 from 2008 to 2012. More than 250 segments which aired in Greensboro and other markets in the Gannett TV network.
- Producer and Co-Host of Home Renovation segments for WFMY News 2 from 2012 to 2014. More than 400 Live segments which aired in Greensboro NC during the Good Morning Show.
- Producer and host of Spruce Up Your Space segments for WFMY News 2 from 2014 to Present. More than 750 “Look Live” taped segments which air in Greensboro NC.
- Co-Producer and Co-Host of Caregiving 101 for WFMY News 2 from 2017 to Present. More than 100 segments planned for 2018.
- Prior to starting own company in 1999, Spokesperson for Fortune 5 company. 100’s of hours of media training and video work.
Tom’s talent for TV has made him a local celebrity in the markets in which he has and currently airs. While he not only plays a home expert on TV, he is one! Tom has worked in both the commercial and residential sector. Since 1999, he has devoted his talents to strictly residential construction and turning houses into homes. His weekly TV tips on ways to save energy, home safety, maintenance, home décor, and other home related topics have made him a mainstay in many homes.