Board of Directors


The Builders Association of the Blue Ridge Mountains is 501(c)6 non-profit organization governed by a Board of Directors. Per the association bylaws, the Board is comprised of 12-16 Builder members and Associate members to represent the entire BABRM membership. Tasked with guiding the organization, overseeing operations and advancing its mission, these individuals are dedicated to the association and the industry.

2024 Executive Committee


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Jay Cope

President

Semper Fi Custom Remodeling

Nick Scroggs

1st Vice President

Scroggs Construction, Inc

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Gus Adams

Past President

Adams and Adams Construction Group, LLC

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Stephanie Chapman

Treasurer

Advance Cabinetry

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Paul Heathman

Associate Vice President

HomeTrust Bank

2024 Directors


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Bryan Bartels

Dröm Construction

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Jeff Ehrhardt

Sherwin-Williams

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Mark Gould

Cason Builders Supply

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Maxwell Deholl

Modern Mountain Builders

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Kensley Hendrix

Christie’s Lighting Gallery

Jeff Makey

cLearn

Kat McReynolds

Green Room Builders

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Terri King

Coldwell Banker Advantage

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Jimmy Penland

Silver Dog Construction

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James Johnson

Mays Johnson Law Firm

Serve on the Board

If you’re a member in good standing and are interested in serving on the board, let us know by completing an application.

Meet The Staff


Megan Carroll

Executive Officer

As executive officer, Megan oversees the general operation of the Builders Association the Blue Ridge Mountains. She is the staff liaison for the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee, as well as the Government Affairs and Education committees.

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Jude DeVirgiliis

 Membership Coordinator

Jude manages office operations, general inquiries, billing, and regular communication activities while maintaining membership records and supporting BABRM events. He coordinates the membership program and provides administrative and outreach support to the internal team and membership. He serves as the staff liaison for the Membership and Workforce Development committees.

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Jessie Edington

 Events Coordinator

Jessie manages all aspects of events hosted by the BABRM. Whether this be large events like our Build and Remodel Expo, or smaller events like our ACE Classes, Jessie coordinates venues, and outside service providers to make sure all goes smoothly. She is also the staff liaison for the social committee, and Parade of Homes committee. Sponsorships for events and requests for participating in our events go through her. 

Bonnie Roberson

Marketing Manager

Bonnie develops and manages marketing programs for the BABRM. She oversees the association’s brand and messaging, including print and digital marketing, websites, social media and more. Bonnie is responsible for promoting events and all aspects of communications to the general membership. In collaboration with the EO, she develops and maintains an annual sponsorship program and maintains relationships with sponsors.

Past Board Presidents


Gus Adams


2023

Brian Sineath


2022

Kevin Hackett


2021

Thomas McClain


2019, 2020

Brandon Bryant


2017, 2018

Christopher Fox


2016

Chris Brock


2015

Christopher Fox


2014

Steve Wallin


2013

James Bound


2012

C. Skip Brewer


2011

Richard Soderquist


2010

Thomas McClain


2009

Sean Sullivan


2008

Stuart Ray


2007

Howard Ferree


2006

Ryan McClellan


2005

Steve Royster


2004

Paul Sullivan


2003

Bruce Goforth


2002

Marcia Grant


2001

Stan Caton


2000

Bob Spear


1999

Steve Royster


1998

Jeff Peek


1997

Richard Soderquist


1996

Ted Orr


1995

Bob Mayhew


1994

Marcia Grant


1993

Richard Bass


1992

Tom Vorys


1991

Bob Selby


1990

Ron Butler


1989

Richard Bass


1988

Joe Tandy


1987

Kenny Partin


1986

Sandra Chapin


1985

Dick Griffith


1984

Frank Burke


1983

Joe Robertson


1982

Tony Shuler


1981

Burl Lance


1980

Donald Justus


1979

Tom McCurry


1978

Bob Thomson


1977

Joe Hudgins


1976

Gordon Jewell


1975

Cliff Meyer


1974

Wiley Smith


1973

Howard Ruckman


1972

Joseph Mongovis


1971

Claude DeBruhl


1970

Harold Bowling


1969

Buz Decarlo


1968

Ken Partin


1967

 Ken Partin


1966

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