Originally from High Point, North Carolina Rudy is a second-generation home builder and a licensed General Contractor. He moved to Raleigh to pursue a Business Management and Economics degree from North Carolina State University and stayed in the area afterwards to raise a family. Rudy founded Upton and Co. in 1980 and has served as the President from the company’s inception. For 40 years, he has worked to build a legacy of customer focused, high-quality craftsmanship and has been involved in every detail of the business.
Rudy Upton, Jr.
Vice President and Production Manager
As a third-generation builder, Rudy Jr. has been involved in the family business his entire life. He has served in an official capacity at Upton and Co. since 2010 and received his General Contractor license in 2015. In his role as the Vice President and Production Manager, Rudy is responsible for maintaining the quality standards clients have come to expect from Upton and Co. homes. He is involved in every step of the home building process and helps turn clients’ dreams into reality. Rudy is a fifth-generation graduate of North Carolina State University where he met his wife, Madison. Together they live in Fuquay-Varina with their daughters, Reagan and Anna Gray.
Lead Interior Designer
Amy joined the Upton and Co. team in 2016. She is originally from Greensboro, NC and is a graduate of North Carolina State University. As our Lead Interior Designer, Amy is responsible for guiding clients throughout the entire home building design process. From start to finish, Amy acts as the liaison between vendors and our clients streamlining the process and making sure even the smallest details get taken care of. Amy uses her design expertise to bring our clients’ ideas to life while keeping a close eye on the budget throughout the process. Amy lives with her Husband, Donovan, and their sons, Hank & Cole, in Holly Springs.
Originally from Eastern North Carolina, Madison moved to Raleigh in 2006 to attend North Carolina State University where she met Rudy Jr. and earned her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Human Resources. Before joining Upton and Co. in 2018, Madison’s previous roles were with Triangle based companies as both a Human Resources practitioner and consultant in various industries. Madison has held her PHR certification since 2014 and in 2018 she earned her master’s degree in Business Administration from Meredith College. As the Operations Officer at Upton & Co., she wears multiple hats, including finance, operations and HR. She and Rudy Jr. live in Fuquay-Varina with their daughters, Reagan and Anna Gray.
Caleb is originally from the Triangle Area and currently lives in New Hill. He joined the Upton & Co. Team as a Production Assistant in 2020. In this role he supports our Production Operations in a variety of capacities. Currently, Caleb is enrolled at Wake Tech and plans to pursue his General Contractor & Real Estate Licenses after graduation. In his free time, Caleb likes to fish and golf. His dog, Ragen, keeps him busy as well.
About Upton & Co.
Upton & Co.
1030 Classic Road
Apex, NC 27539