John Lea

John Lea

Owner at DeckSouth

John Lea is a highly regarded licensed general contractor based in Atlanta Georgia with a remarkable career spanning over two decades. Since 1998 he has been at the forefront of designing and building elegant outdoor living spaces that transform ordinary yards into stunning retreats.

With an unwavering commitment to excellence, John’s expertise extends to crafting comprehensive outdoor environments, encompassing everything from luxurious pools to inviting decks, cozy porches, versatile patios, and fully equipped outdoor kitchens. His visionary approach to outdoor living design and construction has left an enduring mark on more than 2,000 properties throughout the Southeast.

In addition to his outstanding contributions to the construction industry John is recognized for his dedication to professional development and industry advocacy. He proudly serves on the Ambassador Board of the North American Deck, and Railing Association, where his insights and leadership continue to help shape the industry.

John’s passion for creating outdoor living spaces that seamlessly blend functionality, form and aesthetics has earned him a well deserved reputation as a trusted expert in the industry. He resides in Metro Atlanta with his wife and four children.