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.

2018 Executive Committee


Lee Whitaker, Pacesetter Homes


Becky Collins

First Vice President

Joe Fowler, Joseph Fowler Homes

Immediate Past President

Steve Krasoff, Scott Felder Homes

VP of Finance

Chris Peterson, Rivendale Homes, LLC


VP of Communications

Kandis Rushing, William Lyon Homes


VP of Education & Workforce Development

Ross Britton, U.S. Ecologic

VP of Government Relations

Hank Smith, Texas Engineering Solutions

VP of Membership

Tyson Neal, Legend Lighting


VP of Special Projects

Vaike O’Grady, Metrostudy

2018 Board of Directors

Builder Members of the Board:

  • Tod Arbogast, Arbogast Custom Homes, Lakeway/Bee Cave Chapter President
  • Bryan Beil, PulteGroup, Inc.
  • Becky Collins, Walton Development, President-Elect
  • Kelsey Danielson, Chesmar Homes Council, Professional Women in Building President
  • Dolores Davis, CG&S Design-Build, Custom Builder & Remodeler Council President
  • Stan Deringer, GFO Home, LLC
  • Chad Durham, David Weekley Homes, Volume Builder Council President
  • Brian Ferguson, DR Horton
  • Joe Fowler, Joseph Fowler Homes, First Vice President
  • Steve Krasoff, Scott Felder Homes, Immediate Past President
  • Danielle Lipari-Mareth, Pacesetter Homes, Young Professionals Council President
  • Bill Meyer, Newland Communities, Williamson County Chapter President
  • Chris Peterson, Rivendale Homes LLC, VP of Finance
  • Kandis Rushing, William Lyons Homes, VP of Communications
  • Scott Turner, Riverside Homes, Infill Builders Council President
  • Eric Olson, Olson Defendorf Custom Homes
  • Lee Whitaker, Pacesetter Homes, President
  • Will Winkler, PSW Real Estate
Associate Members:

  • Clare Branson, American Bank, N.A.
  • Ross Britton, U.S. Ecologic
  • John Endendyk, Endland Properties Group, Hays County Chapter President
  • Tyson Neal, Legend Lighting, VP of Membership
  • Vaike O’Grady, Metrostudy – VP of Special Projects
  • Natalie Penland, Legacy Mutual Mortgage
  • Amber Prescott, MLAW Engineers
  • Hank Smith, Texas Engineering Solutions, VP of Government Relations
  • Eldon Rude, 360º Real Estate Analytics
  • Nancy Stroder, Taylor Morrison

Corporate Sponsors