Fortenberry Construction Services LLC and FCSatlanta LLC, are a full-service construction companies providing consulting, reserve studies, project management, design-build and remodeling and renovation services for both residential and light commercial projects and communities. We also provide evaluation; design and construction services for special needs and Aging-In-Place projects with a strong focus on Universal Design Principles and ADA regulations
About Christine Fortenberry and FCS Atlanta
Christine Fortenberry began her career in construction over 40 years ago in residential real estate building custom homes, remodeling and renovations and well as light commercial. Christine is a graduate of Georgia Tech with a degree in Industrial Management, and has received certifications from the National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) as a Certified Graduate Builder, Certified Aging-In-Place Specialist and Certified Green Professional. She is one of only 43 builders in Georgia who is a Certified Graduate Builder. As a Certified Aging-In-Place Specialist, Christine is trained and experienced in the techniques and strategies for designing and building comfortable, safe, efficient and barrier-free spaces for people of all ages and abilities. This specialized training combined with her knowledge of ADA codes and guidelines equips her to evaluate and professionally address challenges or requirements in both residential and commercial construction.
Christine has earned the CAPS, CGB, CGR, CGP and CAASH designations and is a NAHB course and CAPS instructor. She serves on the NAHB Board Of Directors and is a Life Director, CAPS Board of Governors 2015 Chair, Conventions & Meetings Committee, Conventions & Meetings convention marketing subcommittee, Education Committee, Curriculum-Based Education and Designations Subcommittee, Professional Women in Building Council, Remodel Council, Remodel Council National Trustee and Remodel Council Regulatory Affairs Committee. She serves on the State Board Of Directors and Regulatory Affairs Committee and the Board Of Directors of the Atlanta HBA. Christine is the education committee chair for Atlanta HBA and has been appointed to the NAHB Curriculum-Based Education and Designation Programs. She is a guest lecturer for the Georgia Tech School of Architecture and other organizations on the subjects of Universal Design and Aging-in-Place and was appointed in 2014 by the Governor’s Office to review Provisional building codes for Georgia.
Christine recently received her Instructor License from NAHB after teaching courses for builders and professionals in the construction industry across the Southeast Region and the nation for ten years. Christine integrates over 40 years of real world experience and solutions into the course material for her students through an interactive approach making her one of the most sought after instructors in the industry. She is a guest lecturer for the GT School of Architecture, Instructor for the National Association of Home Builders Association and other professional organizations and continues to actively work with clients building, designing and remodeling homes and business offices throughout Metro Atlanta. Using her knowledge of value engineering, Aging-in-Place and Universal Design principles has positioned her to be on the cutting edge of construction education.
- designations as a Certified Aging in Place Specialists (CAPS), a designation indicating specialized training in designing and building living spaces for persons to Age-In-Place or persons with special needs;
- has earned the NAHB Certified Graduate Builder (CGB) designation;
- has earned the NAHB Certified Green Professional designation;
- is certified as an instructor for NAHB;
- is a guest lecturer for various organizations in matters of Residential and Light Commercial construction.
- is a career member of the National Home Builders Association, for which she serves as a National Director and serves on various national committees;
- is a member and services in leadership roles of the Professional Women in Building Council of NAHB and the NAHB Remodeler’s Council;
- serves as a State Director with the Home Builders Association of Georgia and serves on the state Governmental Regulatory Committee;
- serves as director for the Greater Atlanta Homebuilders Associations and chairs the GAHBA Education Committee;
- is a guest lecturer for the Georgia Tech School of Architecture and other local organizations in Atlanta on the subject of Universal Design.
- Is a governor serving on the National CAPS Board of Governors.
Her company was recognized in 2005 as one of Cobb County’s “Top 25 Small Businesses.” She is one of only six Georgians appointed chairperson to the National Republican Business Advisory Council, which named her Business woman of the Year in 2006. In 2005, she was named “Woman of Achievement” honoree by the YWCA of Northeast Georgia and in 2005 was named a “Partner of the Year” by the Cobb Chamber of Commerce.
A strong advocate of giving back to the community, Christine has been actively involved as a “Partner in Education” with Kemp Elementary in Cobb County; has donated time, services, and materials to projects for South Cherokee Recreation facilities, the Eagle Scouts, the YWCA of Northwest Georgia; built and donated an outdoor classroom for Kemp Elementary School, Cobb County, Georgia; and participates in various HomeAide community projects. Additionally she served as President of the Echo Mill Homeowners Association for three two year terms, a development in West Cobb in which she lives and built 22% of the homes in this Cousins Development Community.