The Vanguard Team

Vanguard Home Designs strives not only to do a great job working on your property, but we also enjoy having a relationship with our customers.  Meet our key team members who will ensure you are met with the utmost professionalism from estimating your job, ensuring all the materials and workers are scheduled accordingly and all other steps of the job are managed well.

Our team is always looking for new team members, so please visit our Manhattan KS Construction Contractor Employment page to learn more and send us an application.

We are a Home Improvement Company with exceptional experience and reputation in Window Replacement InstallationDoor Replacement InstallationSiding Installation, and so much more such as Bathroom & Kitchen Remodeling. We pride ourselves as the premier Manhattan, KS based construction contractor company.

Manhattan KS General Contractor

Jim Hund, President & Founder
Jim is a Kansas State University Graduate in Construction Science and Management with a minor in Business Administration. Jim has lifelong ties in the construction industry, helping his father remodel homes as a child. Prior to Vanguard Home Designs, Jim was a project engineer for a large commercial construction firm. Jim then founded Vanguard to provide the best home improvement solutions to clients. Jim can be found supporting Kansas State Athletics or out enjoying Manhattan’s beautiful City Park near his home.


Manhattan KS General Contracting Company

Someone missed picture day, so here is a cat.

Debbie Chard, Office Manager
Debbie is the Office Manager at Vanguard Home Designs. Debbie is a lifelong resident of Manhattan as is her husband Don. Her two children are both KSU graduates. Debbie has been with Vanguard since April 2015. Debbie has enjoyed getting back to her construction roots. Debbie worked for various construction companies between the years of 1979-1990. Debbie enjoys spending time with her family, pets, and reading in her spare time.


Contact Vanguard Home Designs

Regardless of what type of project you are considering for your Manhattan area home, we invite you to contact us to schedule a complimentary consultation for making your home more beautiful and efficient.