Board of Directors

The HBA Board of Directors serves as governing board of the Association. The board determines the direction of the HBA’s business plan, committees, and publications. The Executive Committee conducts the affairs of the HBA in accordance with the by-laws, policies, and instructions of the Board of Directors.

2019 Executive Committee


Becky Collins, United Development Funding


Joe Fowler, JHF Homes LLC

First Vice President

Bill Meyer, Newland Communities

Immediate Past President

Lee Whitaker, Pacesetter Homes

VP of Finance

Clare Branson, American Bank, NA

VP of Communications

Natalie Penland, Legacy Mutual Mortgage

VP of Education & Workforce Development

Ross Britton, U.S. Ecologic

VP of Government Relations

Hank Smith, Texas Engineering Solutions

VP of Membership

Chad Durham, David Weekley Homes

VP of Special Projects

Vaike O’Grady, Metrostudy

2019 Board of Directors


Builder Members of the Board:

  • Bryan Beil, PulteGroup, Inc.
  • Nicholas Bell, Melde Construction Company, Custom Builder & Remodeler Council President
  • Melissa Brown, Mid City Development
  • Sean Chandler, Chesmar Homes
  • Charlie Coleman, Lennar Homes, HomeAid Austin Director
  • Becky Collins, President
  • Dolores Davis, CG&S Design-Build
  • Chad Durham, David Weekley Homes, VP Membership
  • Brian Ferguson, DR Horton
  • Joe Fowler, Joseph Fowler Homes, President-Elect
  • Ron Glenn, Highland Homes
  • John Jones, Scott Felder Homes, Volume Builders Council President
  • Bill Meyer, Newland Communities, First Vice President
  • Carrie Moorman, Chesmar Homes, Professional Women in Building President
  • Zach Savage, Zach Savage Homes
  • Curt Sexton, Laurel Haven Homes, Lakeway/Bee Cave Chapter President
  • Nancy Stroder, Taylor Morrison
  • Chelsea Timmons, Pacesetter Homes, Hays County Chapter President
  • Scott Turner, Riverside Homes, Infill Builders Council President
  • Lee Whitaker, Pacesetter Homes,  Immediate Past President
  • Will Winkler, PSW Real Estate

Associate Members:

  • Clare Branson, American Bank, N.A.,VP of Finance
  • Ross Britton, U.S. Ecologic, VP Education & Workforce Development 
  • John Endendyk, Endland Properties Group, Williamson County Chapter President
  • Miranda Hardin, US Ecologic, Young Professionals Council President
  • Vaike O’Grady, Metrostudy – VP of Special Projects
  • Natalie Penland, Legacy Mutual Mortgage, VP of Communications
  • Eldon Rude, 360º Real Estate Analytics
  • Hank Smith, Texas Engineering Solutions, VP of Government Relations


Industry Investors

Annual Partners