Founded in 1945, the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association (GAHBA) is a not-for-profit professional trade association dedicated to promoting, protecting and preserving the home building industry as a viable economic force in the Atlanta area. The GAHBA is one of more than 800 local home builder associations through the U.S. and is affiliated with the Home Builders Association of Georgia and the National Association of Home Builders. Members includes builders, remodelers and developers of all sizes, as well as trade contractors, manufacturers, suppliers, financial institutions, real estate companies, professional service providers and more.


Gabe Chatham | Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association

Gabe Chatham
Chathambilt Homes

Ken Warlick
Vice President
Harrison Homes

Whit Marshall
Paran Homes

Vince Longo | Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association

Vince Longo
Immediate Past President
Longo Homes

Jon Vaughan | Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association

Jon Vaughan
Associate Vice President
Brand Vaughan Lumber Co.

Wilson Borden | Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association

Wilson Borden
Associate at Large
The Erosion Company (TEC)

Donna Mathis
Associate at Large
Haven Design Works



Tim Arnold, D.R. Horton, Atlanta West Division

Ryan Bobbitt, Piedmont Residential

Jeff Causey, SR Companies

Chris Cole, ResiBuilt Homes

Todd Hager, Edward Andrews Homes

Hector Lopez, Lopez Construction

Sean Morris, Jim Chapman Homes

James Nash, Heatherland Homes

Dave Radlmann, Urban Eco Group

Chris Singer, Century Communities

Brad Smith, Craftmark Towns

Adam Turner, Kolter Signature Homes

Virginia Van Lear, Level Craft Construction

Stokely Weinberg, Stokesman Luxury Homes


Heather Bounds, Northwest Exterminating Co.

Tyler Dunn, Weissman PC

Mike Hanagriff, Southern Staircase

Doug Herbert, Herbert Construction Co.

Keisha Hulsey, 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty

Nick Massengill, BMC

Tony Middlebrooks, HB NEXT

Tammy Pace-Perkins, Pace Drywall

John Royer, O’Kelley & Sorohan Attorneys at Law

Larry Tarver, North Georgia Brick

Chris Tilley, Regions Mortgage

Tamra Wade, Tamra Wade Team of RE/MAX TRU


Maurice Lester, JW Collection – Cobb/Cherokee Chapter President
Tiffany Hogan, D.R. Horton – DeKalb/Rockdale Chapter President
Greg Lawroski, Active Senior Builders – Forsyth Chapter President
Travis Camerio, Camerio Builders – Gwinnett Chapter President
James Cheeks, RedBrick Homes & Development – Inner Atlanta Chapter President
Clate Wall, Double Eagle Land Development – Metro South Chapter President
Bill Lisecki, Adams Homes – North Fulton Chapter President

Jennifer Landers, Serenbe CH Properties – 55+ Housing Council Chair

George McClure, The McClure Company – Builder Action Fund Chair

Mark Whitmire, MTW Companies – Builder/Developer/Lender Council Chair 

Dave Radlmann, Urban Eco Group – EarthCraft House Chair

Mitchell Smith, Pike Consulting Group – Education Committee Chair
Van Hardimon,
Van Hardimon Homes – Government Affairs Committee Chair

Lori Rousseau, Angel Oak Home Loans – HomeAid Atlanta Chair

Ken Warlick, Harrison Homes – Membership Committee Chair

Lantz Holtzhower, Kennesaw State University – NAHB Student Chapter Advisor

Donna Steakley, O’Dwyer Properties – Professional Women in Building Council Chair

Bradley Hall, Hall Construction and Real Estate Services – Remodelers Council Chair

Maria Riggs, McMichael & Gray PC – Sales & Marketing Council Chair
Myles Cardenas, McKinley Construction – Young Professionals Group Chair


Corey Deal | Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association

Corey Deal
Executive Officer
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Rajat Agarwal
Marketing & Communications Director

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Valerie Braverman | Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association

Valerie Braverman
Education Director
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Christel Ferrell | Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association

Christel Ferrell
Operations Director
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Gary Magee
Membership Manager
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Emily Raymond | Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association

Emily Raymond
Meetings & Events Director
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Codeye Woody

Government Affairs Director

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Rachel Hodge | Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association

Rachel Hodge
Administrative Assistant
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The GAHBA’s vision is to lead the housing industry in the promotion of policies and practices that support free enterprise and the creation of desirable communities for all in a growing and sustainable region.


Provide valuable services and products to our growing membership, which increases profitability, professionalism and consumer value in the housing industry.

Ensure an economically viable building environment.

Promote public policy solutions that serve both the housing industry’s and community’s needs.


GAHBA members believe and affirm that: home ownership can and should be within the reach of every American family; American homes should be well designed, well constructed and well located in attractive communities with educational, recreational, religious and shopping facilities accessible to all; and American homes should be built under the free enterprise system. To achieve these goals, we pledge allegiance to the following principles and policies: our paramount responsibility is to our customer, our community and our country; honesty is our guiding business policy; high standards of health, safety and sanitation shall be built into every home; members shall deal fairly with their respective employees, trade contractors and suppliers; as members of a progressive industry, we encourage research to develop new materials, new building techniques and improved methods of home financing to the end that every home purchaser may get the greatest possible value for every dollar; all sound legislative proposals affecting our industry and the people we serve shall have our informed and vigorous support; we hold inviolate the free enterprise system and the American way of life; we pledge our support to our associates, our local, state and national associations and all related industries concerned with the preservation of legitimate rights and freedoms. We assume these responsibilities freely and solemnly, mindful that they are party of our obligation as a GAHBA member company.


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