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

Chad Thurber
2022 President
Vantage Homes

Mark Reyner
President-Elect
Land Title Guarantee Co.

Carrie Bartow
Immediate Past President
CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP

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

Mike Suggs
Political Advisor | NAI Highland, LLC

Ryan Klein
Legal Advisor | Sherman & Howard, LLC

 

Thomas Garmong
At-Large Advisor | Oakwood Homes

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

Loren Moreland
At-Large Advisor | Classic Homes

Renee Zentz
Chief Executive Officer | Housing & Building Association

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Blake Green
TBK Bank – Western Division

Randy Case II
Case International Company

Grace Covington
Covington Homes

Mike DeGrant
Schuck Communities

Randy Deming
Campbell Homes, Ltd.

Danielle Doyle
Jayden Homes

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.

Michelle Humphrey
Fireplace Warehouse

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

David Thompson
Winds of Change Contractors Inc.

Tye Tutt
Tutt Service Enterprise, LLC

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
Vice President 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 communications.

Committees and Councils: Parade of Homes

AMANDA DEMARCO
Regulatory Affairs and Education Manager
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, Fountain Committee and Education Coordinating.

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JENN STREHLOW
Member Services Manager
Phone: 719-592-1800, ext. 119 | Email

Responsible for recruitment and retention of members, as well as enhancing membership value.

Committees and Councils: Membership Committee, Remodelers Council, Parade of Homes

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VICTORIA MADDUX
Executive Assistant
Phone: 719-592-1800, ext. 127 | Email

Provides administrative support to the Chief Executive Officer, Executive team and Staff.

Also responsible for IT, Communications and Social Meda.

LISA WEIDENBACH
HBA Cares Coordinator
Phone: 719-592-1800 | 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
Operations Manager
Phone: 719-592-1800, ext 118 | Email

This position reports to the Executive Director of Careers in Construction. The Operations Manager directs the day-to-day operations of Careers in Construction and provides staff support to its committees.

Committees: CICC Marketing Committee

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

Keira serves as a School Liaison 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

Quinn serves as a School Liaison 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