Leadership & Staff

The affairs of the Association are governed by a Board of Directors, which is elected annually by the RRHBA General Membership.

2017 Board of Directors

President Immediate Past President
Sean HorneMerle Heckman
Balzer & Associates, Inc.David James Homes
Vice President Secretary
John HopkinsBrett Bennett
Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting GalleryRoanoke Gas Company
Treasurer Vice President Associate
Fred CorbettJimmy Butler
South River Contracting of Roanoke, Inc.First Citizens Bank

Builder Directors

  • Bo Bohon, Bohon Construction Inc.
  • Mike Eades, M.H. Eades Inc.
  • Peter Fields, Fields Construction, Inc.
  • Suzi Fortenberry, Bench Mark Builders
  • Jay Gauldin, TBS Construction, LLC
  • Matt Prescott, Prescott Construction Co.
  • Tina Rush, F & S Building Innovations, Inc.
  • Al Smith, Consolidated Construction Services, Inc.

Associate Directors

  • Kath Baker, Cosentino
  • Frank Caldwell IV, Jack St. Clair, Inc.
  • Paykon Sarmadi, Balzer & Associates, Inc.
  • Mike Shorten, First Citizens Bank
  • Earle Shumate, Hughes Associates Architects & Engineers
  • Josh Werle, Reico Kitchen & Bath

State HBAV Directors

  • Brett Bennett, Roanoke Gas Co.
  • Jimmy Butler, First Citizens Bank
  • Peter Fields, Fields Construction, Inc.
  • John Hopkins, Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery
  • Andy Kelderhouse, Fralin & Waldrin, Inc.
  • Al Smith, Consolidated Construction Services, Inc.

HBAV Executive Board (Term Expires 06/30/18)

  • Shawn Callahan, HBAV President
  • Robert Frogal, First Vice President/Treasurer
  • Merle Heckman, HBAV Region I Vice President

NAHB Directors

  • Shawn Callahan, Metwood Building Solutions
  • Merle Heckman, David James Homes
  • Frank Radford, David Frank Homes

Legal Counsel

  • David Helscher, OPN Law

Staff