About Us

We lead organizations to be intentional with the planning, development and life cycle management of the facilities God has entrusted them.

Our team has assisted hundreds of Churches, Christian schools and ministries plan, develop, build and manage facilities.  $4-6 Billion is budgeted annually on facilities. That’s right…billion with a B. Monies God has entrusted to his people. This is serious stuff!

We’ve developed a process that puts the church’s vision, mission DNA and culture at the center of an intentional process instead of allowing a facility (owned or leased) to be the driving motivator. Shifting the discussion from “buildings” to “tools.”

Our Process

Our proven Project Facilitation Process assists organizations in evaluating, analyzing, developing, planning and implementing solutions that meet specific situations. To best accomplish all the nuances and complexities of facility initiatives, we’ve segmented our process into four disciplines:

  • Dream
  • Plan
  • Build
  • Sustain
  • …and then back to Dream

Our intentional process is ideal for churches/ministries that:

  • Don’t know what they need to know
  • Don’t know where to start (or are stuck)
  • Consider possibilities before a long-term commitment to a project
  • Need an advocate to lead the initiative
  • Need a project “translator” to interpret construction-eese
  • Want to stay focused on ministry and not facilities

If that sounds like you, then you need an INTENTIONAL Process.

Our Team

Tim Cool

Chief Solutions Officer
& Project Facilitator

Tim Cool

Tim Cool is founder of Cool Solutions Group, but more importantly, the husband to Lisa and father to 20 year old triplets. His passion is serving churches to be intentional with their facilities…and he loves hiking in the NC Mountains.

Lisa Cool

Co-Founder

Lisa Cool

Lisa Cool is the co-founder of Cool Solutions Group and assists in developing strategic relationships. Lisa is the mother of the Cool Triplets and loves spending time being a wife, mother and caretaker of her 2 Old English Sheep Dogs.

Timothy Sayles

Facility Strategist

Timothy Sayles

Tim Sayles comes from a background of church facility management, restaurant management, and golf course management.  Tim is a 1995 graduate of SUNY Fredonia. When not working for Cool Solutions Group, Tim is a U17 boys basketball coach for Pro Skills Select.

Lorrie Eriksen

Solution Strategist

Lorrie Eriksen

Lorrie Eriksen has over 30 years of Administrative and Customer Service experience. When Lorrie is not working for Cool Solutions Group, she enjoys spending time with her 5 grandchildren, family, and 2 standard poodles. She also enjoys painting, biking, singing, and more!

Jennifer Erwin

Onboarding Specialist

Jennifer Erwin

When Jennifer finishes spreading the word about eSpace's software to help people better manage their organization's resources, you can find her whipping up a delicious banana shake, singing boldly at the top of her lungs, or answering the question “why?” for the eleventy-bajillionth time. She's also an unashamed Jesus follower, faithful wife, doting mama, award-winning journalist, wannabe runner and perpetual college student.

Tim Owens

IT Solutions Director

Tim Owens

Tim Owens has over 19 years of programming experience.  Tim is a 1999 Graduate of Appalachian State University. He is an avid fan of Duke Blue Devils, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets, and Atlanta Braves. When not in front of a computer, Tim can be found on a tennis court where is competes at a high level.

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Resources

Be sure to check out the white papers, books, and other resources available on our resources page!

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