The ABS Insulating Team

Allan Hoppe
Allan Hoppe, Charlotte native, has been an owner of ABS Insulating since 1991 when he and his partner opened the doors. Allan is a very active member of the ABS team.

Allan graduated from South Mecklenburg High School in 1978. After graduating he traveled to Boone, NC where he received his BS in Marketing/Management from Appalachian State University. During college Allan spent his summer breaks and holiday vacations installing both batt and blown insulation. This experience gave Allan the opportunity to learn a great deal about the insulation industry.

For nine years Allan was employed at Carolina Insulating. His career path started in sales and moved into a management position. It was at Carolina Insulating where he met his friend and business partner, Steve Carter.

Allan is very involved with the daily activities at ABS Insulating. He also works with a handful of our larger clients that he has worked with since the beginning.

Danny Allen
Danny is the Division Manager of ABS Insulating. He is a highly driven professional with extensive experience in Operations and Sales Management. Danny has over 17 years experience in the construction industry and is a strong leader with a background in helping team members develop their skills and talents. Danny is excited to be part of the ABS Insulating team.

Danny is a graduate of East Carolina University. He is married and has two sons. He enjoys coaching his son’s sports teams and being involved in their various activities.

Brandy Parker
Brandy works in the Scheduling Department at ABS. She has been with the company over 10 years and works very closely with the Production Manager and sales team on a daily basis. When scheduling with ABS Insulating you will work with Brandy on all jobs through their completion. Brandy is married with two children. She enjoys cooking, camping and time with her family.

Jesse Bunnell
Jesse is the Production manager for ABS. He has been employed with ABS for over 15 years and handles all of the production work for the insulation and gutter divisions. Jesse works closely with the office staff as well as the sales team to ensure that all orders are handled properly. Jesse lives in Monroe, NC and enjoys racing and playing golf.

Blake Couick
Blake, a Union County Native and now lives in the city of Charlotte. He has been with ABS sales team since 2012. Blake's main focus is on providing great customer service and product knowledge. He looks forward to coming to work every day and is pleased to be part of the ABS team. Blake enjoys sports and spends his free time umpiring and referring local youth sports in the community.

Justin Murdock
Justin has been part of the ABS Insulating sales team since February of 2014. He enjoys working with new people on a day-to-day basis and growing his customer service skills. Justin enjoys the diversity of his job and how unique each project is, allowing him to learn new skills each day.

When he's not busy out in the field or at the office, you can find Justin on the golf course or rooting on one of Charlotte's professional sports teams. He and his wife, Ashley, reside in Wesley Chapel.

Mark Moore
Mark Moore, a native of Durham, North Carolina, has been with the ABS Sales Team since April, 2016.  Mark has been in the construction field for 25 plus years in a variety of disciplines.  All of his years in construction have allowed him to understand how the insulating and guttering processes are critical in the role of how a home or business works efficiently and effectively.

Mark is the father of a little girl, Hunter Moore.  He is active with her by coaching her soccer team and showing her the great outdoors.

Miguel Villacres
As a young man, Miguel made the trek from Guayaquil, Ecuador to the United States in search of a quality job and a good future for his children. It did not take long for him to decide that he had fallen in love with this great country. Later on alongside his loving wife, Norka, he became an American citizen, and has been hard at work ever since.

Today, Miguel has managed to rack up over 25 years of big-box retail management experience. In those 25 years Miguel encountered wide success at various locations ranging from Miami, Florida to Charlotte, North Carolina. He is hoping to once again build a name for himself at ABS Insulation, and is looking forward to working alongside his team and fellow crew.

One of the things Miguel values most is honest, hard work. He makes sure to maintain the highest quality on all his work, and is always ready to be fully accountable for any slip-ups, so that he can solve them right away. However, Miguel does know that sometimes the road gets bumpy, he'd like to share a quotation that he holds near and dear to him: "I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination." -Jimmy Dean

Karol Edwards
Karol is the Administrative Assistant of ABS Insulating. She is a Union County native and currently lives in Weddington. She comes from a construction background as her family has owned and operated their own business for over 45 years.

Karol is married to Daryl and has two children and one grandson.  She and her husband enjoy spending their time outdoors at the baseball field or relaxing with family.

Brenda Jones
Brenda is a member of our Accounting team, specifically working in Accounts Receivable. She has been in the construction industry for 20 years has vast industry knowledge including quality assurance, production and warranties, and has held a North Carolina Building Code certification. Brenda has been married for over 30 years and has three children and 4 grandchildren. She enjoys horseback riding and life on her farm with her family and animals.

In Memoriam
Steve Carter
Steve Carter, a native of Union County, was an owner of ABS Insulating since he helped open the doors of the company in 1991. Steve was very hands on in the industry and came from a list of great field experience.

Steve attended Central Piedmont Community College and graduated with a BS in Architectural Engineering. He had been involved in new home construction in and around Charlotte since 1975. He worked at McClure Lumber and gained experience in the sales field as a building supplies salesman. He accepted a position at Carolina Insulation and worked there for 10 years before making the decision to start his own company. It was at Carolina Insulation where he met friend and business partner Allan Hoppe. Steve has attended the Dale Carnegie sales seminars and Anderson Window School. Steve attended Sun Valley High School and married his high school sweetheart, Kathy.

Steve was very involved with the business and the day-to-day activities. He focused on sales and production and was responsible for maintaining relationships with many of the larger clientele of ABS Insulating.

Steve loved to travel. Depending on the season, you could often find Steve enjoying a long weekend at his mountain or beach house.


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