George Ford founded Leeds Custom Design in 1999 to fill the need for a “best in class” cabinet shop to serve the clients of his successful Palm Beach estate home painting business. The company has grown to include over 30,000 square feet of showroom, design, workshop and finishing facilities.
George, a native of North Palm Beach, graduated from St. Andrews High School and received a B.S. Degree from Vanderbilt University. George is also a licensed Residential Building Contractor in the state of Florida and has built luxury homes throughout Palm Beach. He is a leader in his profession, and has served the Florida Secretary of Labor and the Florida Speaker of the House in matters relating to workers' comp. George has received numerous recognitions for his civic leadership including the Nancy Graham Orchid Award for community service and the National Government Affairs Award presented by the Painting and Decorating Contractors of America.