Meet Our Team

Rachel Bayless from AFS Foundation & Waterproofing Specialists

Rachel Bayless from AFS Foundation & Waterproofing Specialists

Title: Owner

Hometown: Birmingham, AL


Rachel Bayless along with her husband, Ben Bayless, began AFS – A Groundworks Company in their garage in 2000. Together, they have successfully navigated the growing pains of turning a small family business into a multi-location operation that services three states, employs over 250 professionals, and leads the foundation and waterproofing industry in the Southeast. Rachel’s roots are firmly tied to the foundation and waterproofing industry which continues to help her successfully run the business.

As a busy mom of three, Rachel understands the the importance of family and ensuring your family is safe – that is why she makes it a priority to doing even the little things right. Rachel walks alongside the team to help customers have an exceptional experience and feel secure knowing AFS stands behind our work for the life of the home.