Your Membership Minute…Be a Super-Connector

The Super-Connector Secrets….Build relationships that are strong and viable for the long haul.

  1. Do things for others before yourself.
  2. Access is everything.
  3. Meet, connect, and repeat.

Watch this quick 3 minute video and learn more on being a Super-Connector featuring Networking advice from Dave Kerpen, CEO of Likeable Media, and Scott Gerber, founder of the Young Entrepreneur Council. Are you a Super-Connector amongst your colleagues and peers?  We want to hear your relationship building secrets – leave a comment below!

Who is new, who is pending, who has renewed and who is no longer a member of the AHBA?  Check out the latest membership activity below over the last 30 days.  Find complete contact information in the online member directory.

New Members – Welcome to our newest members of the AHBA!  To educate and engage, new AHBA Members are required to attend a one hour New Member Orientation as a final step in becoming a member. The next New Member Orientation is on May 21, 2013 from 3:30 to 4:30pm at the AHBA Office.

Ark Development of North Carolina, LLC, Kevin Reese, Builder

Asheville Custom Cabinetry & Woodworking, Maria Aponte, Associate

Bent Creek Construction, Inc., Travis Lawther, Associate

Osada Construction, Matt Osada, Builder

Osada Construction, David Grossman, Affiliate

River Birch Builders NC, LLC, Pierce Harmon, Associate

Rooftop Construction, Joe Bruckner, Associate

Simply Wired, LLC, John Fulwood, Associate

The Merit Company, LLC, Philip Franz, Builder


Renewing Members – Thank you for renewing your membership with the AHBA!

All Foam Insulation of the Carolinas, Inc., Rob Blake, Associate

Asheville Savings Bank, Patrick Blackburn, Affiliate

Blue Mountain Glass, Pamela McCorkhill-Thurman, Associate

Blue Mountain Glass, Phil Thurman, Affiliate

Brock Builders, Inc., Chris Brock, Builder

Builders FirstSource, Antonio Grion, Associate

Carolina Painting Contractors, Dale Wooten, Associate

Carolina Ready Mix & Builders Supply, Inc., Richard Bartlett, Affiliate

Carolina Ready Mix & Builders Supply, Inc., Bart Jones, Associate

CertaPro Painters, Bryan Chambers, Associate

Complete Carpentry, Ken Morgan, Associate

Construction Law Team at McGuire, Wood & Bissette, PA, Doug Wilson, Associate

Dean Contracting, Matthew Dean, Associate

DM Custom Installations, Inc., Glenn Neese, Associate

Duinkerken Homes, Inc., Brandon Duinkerken, Affiliate

Ferguson Enterprises, Inc., Robi Eckley, Associate

Ferguson’s Well & Pump, LLC, Larry Ferguson, Associate

French Broad Lawn & Landscaping, Inc., Jeffrey Young, Associate

Glennwood Custom Builders, Inc., Dan Collins, Builder

HomeSource Design Center, Inc., Diane McDermott, Associate

Hudgins Roofing, Inc., Darin Hudgins, Associate

ID.ology, Laura Kirkpatrick, Associate

JAG and Associates Construction, Inc., Jody Guokas, Builder

Living Stone Construction, Inc., Sean Sullivan, Builder

Maple Ridge Construction, Inc., Joe Yanik, Builder

McCurry Drywall, Inc., Darrell McCurry, Associate

Meinch Construction, Inc., Aaron Meinch, Builder

More Space Place, Amanda Ballew, Affiliate

More Space Place, Michelle Snowden, Affiliate

Natural Perspective, Inc., Jeff Page, Associate

O & D Framing Company, Oscar Ibarra, Associate

PebbleDash Builders, Brian Monroe, Builder

Rich Builders, LLC, Tom Rich, Builder

Spear & Wills Builders, Inc., Tom Wills, Builder

Thompson Properties, Inc., John Thompson, Builder

TM Freeman Carpentry Service, Thomas Freeman, Builder

Ward and Smith, P.A., Chuck Cloninger, Associate

Willow Creek Hearth & Leisure, Inc., Craig Cutshall, Associate


Pending Members -In compliance with our Bylaws and the policies which have been put in place by our Board of Directors and the Membership Committee, Association procedure is to have new member applications approved by the Board of Directors and by the General Membership. Please look at the lists of all Members. If you know of any compelling reason that any applicant should not be considered for membership, please contact any AHBA staff member at 828-299-7001 or email your comments to the AHBA at All information given to the AHBA is held strictly confidential.

Advance Cabinetry, Kip Driver, Associate

Balken Roofing, Lauren Balken, Associate

Blossman Gas & Appliance, David Lipe, Associate

Daylight Solutions, Chris Manges, Associate

Emerald Cut, Stacy Lanning, Associate

Jeff Poe Construction Co., LLC, Jeff Poe, Builder

Lowe’s of East Asheville, Grant Kidd, Associate

Lowe’s of South Asheville, Chris Cali, Affiliate

Lowe’s of Weaverville, Zane English, Affiliate

Lowe’s of West Asheville, Billy Griffith, Affiliate

Parry Construction, LLC, Doug Parry, Builder

SLC, Inc., Stan Caton, Builder


Sorry to See You GoThe AHBA is sorry to see the companies listed below drop their AHBA Membership. If you know these past members or do business with them, please give them a call and invite them back to re-join the AHBA. Always strive to Do Business with Members!

All Pro Construction, Anatoliy Parchuk, Associate

Benbow & Associates, Sam Benbow, Associate

Dillard-Jones Builders, LLC, Thomas Dillard, Builder

Republic Services, Tara Jayne, Associate

James Blair Drywall, Inc., James Blair, Builder

Mountain View Siding, LLC, Tommy Guthke, Associate

Professional Restorations, David Gooding, Associate

Southland Distributors, John Cupp, Associate

The Arch Architectual Finishes, Flooring and More, Catherine Silver, Associate

Not an AHBA Member? Click here to learn more about joining the Asheville Home Builders Association.  Article posted by Christi Stokes, Director of Member Services & Special Events for the AHBA.