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David Price President

David Price is a graduate of East Carolina University with a degree in Construction Management and a minor in Business Administration. With over a decade of experience in the construction industry, David has successfully managed multi-million dollar commercial construction projects including retail, offices, golf clubhouses, and apartment buildings in the past.
 

In 2009, David founded David Price Construction LLC with the goal of bringing his experience to bear in a way that emphasizes customer service. Since then, we have grown to be capable of tackling larger projects such as home additions, wall removal and movement, and full ground-up builds.

David Price

David Price

President

David Price is a graduate of East Carolina University with a degree in Construction Management and a minor in Business Administration. With over a decade of experience in the construction industry, David has successfully managed multi-million dollar commercial construction projects including retail, offices, golf clubhouses, and apartment buildings in the past.
 

In 2009, David founded David Price Construction LLC with the goal of bringing his experience to bear in a way that emphasizes customer service. Since then, we have grown to be capable of tackling larger projects such as home additions, wall removal and movement, and full ground-up builds.

Dicky Gephart

Dicky Gephart

Past President

Richard was born and raised in the small town of Rhinebeck, NY. He graduated from the University of Tennessee in 1995 with a degree in Wood Science. He began working for the Weyerhaeuser Company as a Quality Control Specialist. After several years in the manufacturing industry and living in several Southeast cities, Richard moved to Raleigh in 1999 to pursue his passion for building.  He obtained his NC General Contractors' License as well as his Home Inspection License and Real Estate Brokers License. In 2000, he and a good friend Martin Hill formed Gephart Hill Properties & Construction.  They renovated many distressed properties and  built beautiful new homes, winning multiple Parade of Homes awards. Gephart Building Company continues that passion for building in the Triangle and Coastal areas. 

Jim Derrickson

Jim Derrickson

First Vice President

Jim Derrickson is Senior Vice President at First Bank Builder Finance with a focus on locally owned home builder companies. Jim started his career in the early eighties and is proud to say he has been lending to the home building industry for a majority of that time. His primary focus in the HBA of Raleigh - Wake County has been to protect the integrity of the local home building industry by being active in the political/entitlement arena. During his involvement, he has been engaged in most of the candidate discernment processes and has served as Build-Pac Chair.

Jim has been a member of the Board of Directors for over 15 years. He has served two terms as Treasurer, and is serving again as the Treasurer for 2019-2010. He was awarded the Rookie of the Year in 1997, Outstanding Associate of the Year in 2000, and has won Presidential Awards in 1998, 1999, 2003, 2015 and 2017.

In addition to his involvement with the HBA, he serves on the Board of the Magellan Charter School Foundation.

Alaina Money-Garman

Alaina Money-Garman

Second Vice President

Alaina Money-Garman is a homebuilder, writer, speaker and mom to three rowdy feminists and 1 tiny misbehaving dog. Alaina is the Founder and CEO of Garman Homes. Known for her award winning blog, Build Like a Girl, Alaina is passionate about the role of women and BIPOC in homebuilding. Alaina was named to Professional Builder Magazine's list of 40 Under 40, she's also been named Builder of the Year twice - in 2015 by the Home Builders Association of Durham Orange Chatham County and in 2017 as the first female recipient of the award by the Home Builders Association of Raleigh-Wake. She is on the Executive Board of the HBA of Raleigh-Wake as well as Hope Renovations, which trains underemployed and underserved women to learn trade skills to enter the construction industry. She is a full member of ULI and Chair of the Residential Neighborhood Development Council - Blue Flight. Most recently, Alaina supervised construction on the Concept Home for the America at Home Study based on nearly 7,000 consumer responses around life from home during the pandemic. The Concept Home has since been featured in The Washington Post, Forbes, USA Today as well as ProBuilder and Builder Magazine.

Keith Hill

Keith Hill

Treasurer

Keith Hill is Mortgage Consultant for United Community Bank. Keith graduated from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in Economics. He is also the President of the Raleigh Mortgage Bankers Association.

 

 

Mark Ashburn

David Colgan

James Cregger

Melissa Ervin

Stuart Jones

Ryan Johnson

Mike Hunsaker

John Christy

Mikkel Thompson

Eddis Casanave

Joshua Gould

Jon Showalter

Rich Van Tassel

Jerry Dean

Mark Johnson

Linda Dickert

Cristi Green

Jim Allen

Warren Smith

Wayne Holt

Alex Yost

Tim Thompson

Allen Oliver

Lou Baker

Sharon Andrews

Gaye Orr

Matt Gault

Lisa Baldwin

Luke Dobbins

Tom Anhut

Jeff Logsdon

Christina Hurley

Tony Frazier

Ric Rojas

Vanessa Jenkins

Amanda Hoyle

Amanda Hoyle

Secretary

Amanda Hoyle is the Director of Land Acquisitions for the Raleigh Division for Tri Pointe Homes where she is responsible for the growth and expansion of Tri Pointe's land and housing lot opportunities for new residential development projects in the Triangle region. Prior to joining Tri Pointe in 2021, Amanda spent 16 years as an award-winning, senior real estate journalist and research analyst for Triangle Business Journal and another four years as regional director for Zonda, a housing market research firm. She remains an adviser and administrator for TBJ's quarterly commercial real estate SPACE report.

In addition to her involvement with the HBA, she also serves on the board of directors for Triangle Community Coalition.

Erica Oliver

Erica Oliver

Vice President of Associates

Erica Oliver is a real estate agent with Society Real Estate. She has a BS in Interior Design from East Carolina University. Go PIRATES! Erica was working for a new home builder as a design center coordinator when she caught the Real Estate bug and got her license. She worked as an On-Site Sales Agent for new home builders several years before deciding to go into general brokerage. Needless to say, Erica has extensive knowledge in new construction and has been practicing real estate since 2005. Erica currently lives in Raleigh with her husband James, their children, Penny and Jack, and their big loveable goldendoodle Ollie.

Christy Beck

Christy Beck

Appointee

Christy N. Beck, MIRM, CSP, Broker possesses a solid background in new home sales, management, marketing, and training. Her extensive knowledge of the New Homes industry has been gained through her vast experience in positions such as Sr. Vice President of new Homes at Coldwell Banker Howard Perry & Walson, Vice President of Marketing for Bill Clark Homes, and Regional Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Sunstar Homes/Lennar Corporation. She is a Master in Residential Marketing (MIRM) and a Certified Sales Professional (CSP). She has held various leadership positions with NAHB including Chair of NSMC, NAHB Convention Education Chair and serves on the NAHB Education Committee. In January 2017 at the International Builder Show, Christy received the Bill Molster Lifetime Achievement award for her service to NAHB, NSMC, and the Institute of Residential Marketing. Locally, she serves on the Board of Directors for the Raleigh-Wake HBA and was recognized as Builder member of the year in 2019. Serving as Parade of Homes chair 2020 and 2021, she currently is the Presidential Appointee on the Executive Board of the Raleigh- Wake HBA. Christy has been the recipient of numerous sales and marketing awards by the Triangle Sales and Marketing Council (TSMC) MAME awards including Rookie of the Year (1995), Sales Person of the Year (1999), and Silver Marketing Manager of the Year (2001). In 2012 she was named Sales Manager of the Year by the National Association of Home Builders. Christy joined Caruso Homes in 2017 as the Director of Sales and Marketing to help launch the brand in North Carolina. Recently, Christy was promoted to Division Manager for North Carolina, managing the sales and construction teams for all communities within the Triangle area of North Carolina. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of North Carolina Wilmington and lives in Raleigh, NC with her husband Greg, son Dylan and her golden doodle Harley.

2022 Board of Directors

Rob Weintraub
Mark Ashburn
David Colgan
James Cregger
Melissa Ervin
Stuart Jones
Ryan Johnson
Mike Hunsaker
John Christy
Mikkel Thompson
Eddis Casanave
Joshua Gould
Jon Showalter
Rich Van Tassel
Jerry Dean
Mark Johnson
Linda Dickert
Cristi Green
Jim Allen
Warren Smith
Wayne Holt
Alex Yost
Tim Thompson
Allen Oliver
Lou Baker
Sharon Andrews
Gaye Orr
Matt Gault
Lisa Baldwin
Luke Dobbins
Tom Anhut
Jeff Logsdon
Christina Hurley
Tony Frazier
Ric Rojas
Vanessa Jenkins
Martin Communications