OUR LEADERSHIP &
TEAM DIRECTORY

HBA LEADERSHIP

Our elected professionals help guide our mission. Their hard work, creativity, and commitment to the Association is part of what makes us so strong. Being elected to a leadership role is not only an honor, but because of HBA’s industry-wide reputation, a complement to any member’s resume.

The Housing & Building Association of Colorado Springs promotes policies that allow for the production of safe and attainable housing and enhances the environment for the housing and building industry in El Paso County.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Carrie Bartow
2021 President
CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP

Chad Thurber
President-Elect
Vantage Homes

Todd Anderson
Immediate Past President
Shepherd’s Staff Consulting

Andrea Barlow
Public Policy Advisor | N.E.S. Inc.

Kyle Campbell
Political Advisor | Classic Consulting

Ryan Klein
Legal Advisor | Sherman & Howard, LLC

 

Eric Hunter
At-Large Advisor | Keller Homes, A Toll Brothers Company

William “B.J.” Hybl
At-Large Advisor | Griffis Blessing

Renee Zentz
Chief Executive Officer | Housing & Building Association

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Randy Case II
Case International Company

Andrea Connolly
Oakwood Homes

Grace Covington
Covington Homes

Mike DeGrant
Schuck Communities

Randy Deming
Campbell Homes, Ltd.

Danielle Doyle
Jayden Homes

PHILIP EIDENSCHINK
Peak Staffing Group

Brandon Elrod
C & C Sand and Stone Co.

Mike Fenton
Century Communities – Colorado Springs Division

Thomas Garmong
Oakwood Homes

Ed Gonzalez
Campbell Homes, Ltd.

George Hess
Vantage Homes Corp.

Skip Howes
Scott Homes Ltd.

Chris Jorgensen
La Plata Communities, Inc.

Joe Loidolt
Classic Homes

Mark Long
Vanguard Homes

Bryan Long
Case International Company

Laura Martin
Mortgage Solutions Financial

ANDY MERRITT
The O’Neil Group

Jerry Novak
Novak Consulting, Inc.

John Radcliffe
Galloway & Company, Inc.

Mark Reyner
Land Title Guarantee Co.

Lori Rhodes
Challenger Building, LLC

Michael Suggs
NAI Highland, LLC

David Thompson
Winds of Change Contractors Inc.

Tye Tutt
Nor’wood Development Group

Kevin Walker
Walker Schooler District Managers

HBA STAFF

RENEE ZENTZ
Chief Executive Officer
Phone: 719-592-1800, ext 115 | Email
Cell Phone: 719-231-3904

Oversees the operations of the Housing & Building Association of Colorado Springs and Careers in Construction Colorado.

Committees and Councils: Executive Committee, Board of Directors, liaison to HBA Cares and Careers In Construction.
In the community, Renee is an integral member of the Quality Community Group, Pikes Peak Community College Foundation, Workforce Development, NAHB Board of Directors, CAHB Board of Directors.

MARLA NOVAK
Director of Government Affairs
Phone: 719-592-1800, ext 114 | Email
Cell Phone: 719-231-3906

Directs and performs daily operations of the HBA Government Affairs Department to include public policy, issues management, regulatory and technical affairs, and political committee management. These objectives are achieved through monitoring local government agendas and actions for items impacting the industry, recommending responses, identifying proactive measures, and maintaining lines of communications with local government officials within the CSHBA jurisdictions

Committees and Councils: Political Action Committee, Public Policy Council, CAHB Government Affairs Committee

SHIRLEY ROUSE
Director of Operations
Phone: 719-592-1800, ext 117 | Email
Cell Phone: 719-440-4171

Oversees all business operations, people and ventures. Also responsible for IT, Human Resources, office management and all HBA communications.

Committees and Councils: Sales & Marketing Council, Finance Committee

AMANDA DEMARCO
Regulatory Affairs and Education Coordinator
Phone: 719-592-1800, ext 128 | Email

Works directly with the Director of Government Affairs (DGA) of the Housing & Building Association (HBA) to monitor and review all government regulatory activities that affects the housing and building industry. Cultivates and maintains strong working relations with members, government and regulatory agencies, and other statewide organizations on issues that affect the housing and building industry. Facilitates member driven educational classes and seminars as needed.

Committees and Councils: Utilities Committee, Land Use Committee, Code Review Committee, Tri-Lakes Committee and Education Coordinating.

LISA WEIDENBACH
HBA Cares Coordinator
Phone: 719-592-1800, ext. 127 | Email

HBA Cares: Support the HBA Cares Board of Directors and subcommittees to carry out the tasks of HBA Cares.

Committees and Councils: HBA Cares

BRIDGET SHAWE-GREEN
Membership & Accounting Assistant
Phone: 719-592-1800 | Email

Provides administrative and accounting support for the day to day needs of the Association.

CAREERS IN CONSTRUCTION COLORADO

Glenn Hard
Executive Director
Phone: 719-592-1800, ext 120 | Email

Directs and manages the day-to-day operations of Careers in Construction and provides staff support to the Workforce Development Council and its subcommittees and works directly with educators (CTE Directors, teachers) to ensure their program needs are met and appropriate industry support is provided.

Committees: Careers in Construction Colorado Board, CICC Marketing Committee, CICC Finance Committee, CICC Home Build Committee,
CICC Fundraising Committee, CICC Job Placement Committee

MARLO ZAHN-ASHER
Workforce Development Coordinator
Phone: 719-592-1800, ext 118 | Email

This position reports to the Executive Director of Careers in Construction. The Workforce Development Coordinator is responsible for working directly with the program’s students and instructors and developing relationships. The Workforce Development Coordinator is tasked with getting to know each student and what their industry-related areas of interests are, potential job opportunities, as well as students’ barriers to employment. The Workforce Development Coordinator helps connect Careers in Construction Colorado (CICC) students to the workforce in construction or construction related fields.

Committees: CICC Marketing Committee

EVA JAMIESON
Workforce Liaison Coordinator
Phone: 719-592-1800, ext 116 | Email

This position reports to the Executive Director and is responsible for increasing program funding and enrollment, building industry relationships, coordinating events and job fairs, serving as a program spokesperson, managing social media accounts and administrative support.

KEIRA CONLEY
School Liaison
Phone: 719-592-1800, ext 126 | Email

Keira serves as School Liaisons and will work with students in each CICC school in order to get to know each and to assist them in gaining employability skills, and in acquiring internships or employment within the construction industry.

QUINN HERSEY
School Liasion
Phone: 719-592-1800, ext 100 | Email

Keira serves as School Liaisons and will work with students in each CICC school in order to get to know each and to assist them in gaining employability skills, and in acquiring internships or employment within the construction industry.

ACCOUNTING

SALENA DIMATTEO
Accounting for both CSHBA and CICC
Phone: 719-592-1800 | Email