Meet Our Team


Steve Wooteon

Steve joined A Cut Above in March of 2011 and quickly positioned himself as a key member of the team. With over eight years of experience in carpentry, painting, retail sales, and custom cabinet making, he has learned the necessary skills to produce high quality, custom built-in cabinetry and to work with clients. Naturally detail-oriented and absolutely fastidious about his work, Steve creates top quality products every single time. 

Steve is currently responsible for the fabrication and installation of A Cut Above’s custom cabinetry. He does much of the layout and planning work, and he takes the lead in the assembly of each project. In his free time, Steve performs at venues in Baltimore and Washington, as the drummer in the local band, Leland Palmer.


Kyle Tobin

Kyle Tobin’s passion for custom cabinetry making led him to A Cut Above in January of 2012. With more than eight years of experience in carpentry, planning and designing cabinetry projects, installing crown molding, and as a custom woodworker, Kyle has become an important member of the team.

Kyle holds an Associate degree in Applied Science from Johnson College in Scranton, Pennsylvania, where he majored in Carpentry and Cabinet-making Technology. Kyle works in the planning and layout of each custom project. His precision and drive ensure the highest quality in the millwork, assembly, delivery, and installation of all of A Cut Above’s custom cabinetry.


Lorri Yawney

Lorri has provided tremendous support to A Cut Above since her husband Chip founded the company in 2005. She is an important contributor to the development of the annual business plan and works part time in the office taking care of the administrative side of the business.

Lorri holds a BA degree in Music and French and an MBA degree with a specialization in arts administration from The University at Albany. Lorri moved to the Washington, DC area in 1981 to take a position at the American Orchestra League. During her 17 years with the League, Lorri was responsible for a wide variety of management duties and support to the CEO and the national board of directors. In addition to helping her husband Chip with A Cut Above, Lorri teaches piano and is employed as the choir accompanist at Christ Memorial Presbyterian Church in Columbia, Maryland.

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Bob Cherry

Bob Cherry played a pivotal role in the early years of A Cut Above. A skilled and avid woodworker, he helped complete several important projects during the company’s first two years and continues to offer his assistance when he can.

Bob is a member of The United States Army Field Band and is a member of the TUSAFB Brass Quintet. His military background helped establish the high standard of quality A Cut Above is known for.


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