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Meet The Friendly Team at Mr. Handyman of Central - Eastern Norfolk County & S.Shore

  • Jim Prendergast, Owner

    Jim Prendergast


    Jim is the local franchise owner, owning the Mr. Handyman Central Norfolk County and South Shore since 2005. Jim is a life-long resident of the Greater Boston area, graduating from Westwood High School and then attending both Bentley College and Suffolk University, earning a master’s degree in business. Jim entered the building industry after graduation, earning his Builders License, and has worked within the construction industry ever since. Jim’s vision for the Mr. Handyman Brand is to provide premium work and outstanding customer service. He is a true believer in cultivating relationships with his customers, based on trust and respect, and inspires confidence that Mr. Handyman will deliver great work and customer satisfaction at a reasonable price. Jim is a staunch supporter of our military troops. He and his wife Robin worked on a local “Homes For Our Troops” project which provided a new home for a disabled veteran returning from active duty. As a brand, Jim continues to support our troops by offering a discount to military personnel for any work performed and reaches out to the local Veterans community annually to determine if there is a veteran who is in need of carpentry work as an appreciation for their service to our country. Jim has been married to his beautiful wife Robin for over 30 years, has four wonderful children and two energetic yellow labs, Guinness and Bruin. In his free time, Jim is an avid golfer and enjoys running to keep healthy, entering local road races and the Boston Marathon.

  • Robin Prendergast

    Customer Service Representative

    Robin has been running the Mr. Handyman Central Norfolk County and South Shore office since its inception in 2005. She has a strong knowledge of the business and can discuss project details to fully assess the scope of the work. Robin provides fantastic customer service and a sincere desire to help every customer with their project needs. She livens up the day with her great sense of humor and positive “can do” approach to life. Robin is a life-long resident of the Greater Boston area, graduating from Westwood High School. She specialized in Advertising Art & Design at Blue Hill Technical School and is quite the artist in her own right. She is very family-oriented and loves to spend time with her husband, four children, two yellow labs, and her extended family. In her spare time, Robin loves to exercise, walk the dogs, bike, and run to stay healthy. She enters many local road races, and half marathons, to keep competitive and achieve her run-time goals. She is addicted to HGTV and on her days off you can find her, more times than not, enjoying the beach.

  • Jeff Kostecki

    Service Professional

    Jeff has been a part of the Mr. Handyman Team for just under a year. He is a life-long resident of the South Shore area. He has 26 years of carpentry experience, starting in his teenage years working with his eight uncles doing carpentry, framing, plumbing, electrical and finish work. After school he spent multiple years working mostly residential frame-to-finish carpentry projects. His hands-on experience also includes fencing, iron working, and experience in residential and commercial repair/improvement companies which handled siding, roofing, windows, doors, etc. He has vast experience across multiple trades and is strongly dedicated to ensuring the job is done right and the customer is happy. In his spare time, Jeff enjoys restoring motorcycles and doing cross-country rides. He also enjoys outdoor hobbies such as camping and fishing with his son. He also enjoys spending time with his family and two children.

  • Eric Naylor, Carpenter, Service Technician

    Eric Naylor

    Service Professional

    Eric has been a member of the Mr. Handyman Team for over 15 years and is a life-long resident of the South Shore of Massachusetts. Eric began his experience in the Carpentry world when he was 11 years old, helping his Carpenter father work on projects. Most of his life he has concentrated on interior Finished Carpentry work and has since expanded to more general carpentry projects over the last 20 years. Eric has continued to expand his skills to include Cabinetry, Tile, Stonework and Ornamental Ironwork. Eric takes his work very seriously and takes pride in his work. He wants every customer to be happy with his work. In his spare time, when not doing fun Carpentry projects, Eric is the vocalist in a band. He has been playing in a band for over 30 years, playing drums and various other instruments in addition to his vocal awesomeness. He also enjoys playing competitive darts. In the future he is looking forward to building a music studio in his house as well as a carpentry workshop.

  • Carol Fitzpatrick

    Customer Service Representative

    Carol joined the Mr. Handyman team in 2015. Prior to joining Mr. Handyman, she worked in the retail industry for many years as a Direct Marketing professional. She is a life-long resident of the Greater Boston area, graduating from Westwood High School and earning a degree in Business from Merrimack College. Carol enjoys spending time with her family and friends and is a dedicated Boston Bruins fan. She enjoys walking and golfing in her spare time and is an avid reader. Carol is dedicated to providing great customer service to every customer.