Peter Oakes – President

Peter Oakes is the owner and president of Axon Homes. 
Peter hails from a lineage of homebuilders – his mother owns a custom build firm and his father is a civil engineer and developer -providing him with a lifetime of comprehensive experience of the industry. 
Peter moved to Charleston in 2014 where he lives with his wife, Amy, two daughters and their two dogs. Peter belongs to the C12 Group in Charleston and enjoys golfing, fishing and hunting in the Lowcountry.

Modern Home Builder Magazine
Charleston Home + Design Magazine
Charleston Living Magazine


Jay Harper – Vice President

Jay Harper joined the Axon team in 2018 as Vice President. Jay is the 3rd generation in the building industry with 15 years of hands on experience from project management, superintendent, and oversight of all aspects of high end custom homes and renovations.
Jay is a South Carolina licensed residential builder and an active member of the S.C. Home Builders Association. Jay lives in Mt Pleasant with his fiancé, Kelsey and their Brittany Spaniel- Albert. Outside of work Jay enjoys the Charleston beaches, Lowcountry cuisine, hunting, fishing and spending time with his new niece.


Brad Gross – Estimator

Brad Gross joined Axon Homes in 2017 with an extensive background in excavation and landscaping. Having an eye for detail he’s been a vital asset to our estimating team.
Brad enjoys running, cycling and the outdoors. He lives with his wife, child and two dogs.


Edward Stent – Project Manager

Edward Stent joined Axon in 2017 bringing 30 years of construction experience to the team. 


During his time off Edward enjoys spending time with his two children, the Charleston beaches, fishing and the surplus of outdoor activities the Lowcountry has to offer.


Josh Miller – Project Manager

Josh Miller joined the Axon team in 2018 bringing 14 years of local homebuilding experience. A graduate of The Citadel, Josh has his bachelors in Business Administration and his S.C. Residential Builders License.
Josh is active with Camp Happy Days and spends most his free time with his wife, Anna, or out on the water fishing.