The Degnan Design Builders team brings years of experience and innovation to every project. Whether building a new home or remodeling your existing space, you can count on the team to work together to create a space that exceeds your expectations.
We proudly serve neighborhoods throughout Madison such as Nakoma, Maple Bluff, Shorewood Hills, West Madison, East Madison, and the University area, as well as the Dane County communities of DeForest, Waunakee, Sun Prairie, Cottage Grove, Verona, Fitchburg, Monona, McFarland, Middleton, and Cross Plains.
Abe is the designer and also manages day-to-day business operations. He earned his Bachelor of Architecture degree at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, School of Architecture and Urban Planning. He has earned his Certified Graduate Remodeler™ (CGR), Certified Graduate Builder (CGB) and Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) designations through the NAHB.
Abe continues his education through builders associations. He was elected President of the Madison Area Builders Association (MABA) in 2010 and 2013. In the Wisconsin Builders Association (WBA), he has served as a State Director, the 2009-2010 Chair of the WBA Remodelers Council, and the 2011 Chair of the Local Officers Council.
Abe has volunteered for 3 years as the Project Manager of the Madison Area Builders Association’s Green Built Home Makeover. He is an appointee to the Green Built Home steering committee.
Abe enjoys spending time with his wife, Lisa, and children, Zachery, Dylan and Cora. They are avid walkers and bikers; Abe particularly enjoys skiing, wave running, waterskiing, and wake boarding. He volunteers as a 7-8th grade Sunday School teacher at Lord of Love Lutheran Church. Abe served 3 terms on the DeForest Village Board, serving over the years in Planning & Zoning, the Board of Zoning Appeals, Fire Board, and Finance & Administrative committees. He continues on some of the committees as a citizen member.