Leadership and Staff

2023 Officers

John Jones, MAVEN Construction Group

As the highest elected officer, the President acts as official spokesperson and inspirational leader for the association, presiding at all meetings of the members and Board of Directors, and leading in the establishment of goals and objectives for the association. 

Don Kellogg, Scorpio.

The President-Elect presides at meetings and acts as official spokesperson for the association in the absence of the President, serves as Chair of the Governmental Affairs Committee, and identifies and nurtures future leaders of the association.

Brad Stumpff, UF Mover Guys, LLC
Associate Vice President

As the highest ranking associate officer, the Associate Vice President is responsible for representing the interests and needs of the associate members, keeping the members informed and encouraging greater member participation.

Jason Cason, First Federal Bank
Associate Vice President-Elect

The Associate Vice President-Elect is responsible for assisting in the interests and needs of the associate members, serve as membership chair and provide support in all efforts to attract and retain members.

Fred Lesperance, Gator Solutions, LLC

The Treasurer is responsible for ensuring that accurate financial records are maintained, reviewing association finances on a regular basis, coordinating preparation and presentation of annual budget, and keeping the Board of Directors informed on association’s financial condition.


Sue Fisher, Avison Young

The Secretary is the official record-keeper for the association, ensuring that meeting minutes are recorded and maintained as required, and making sure that copies of all meeting minutes are approved and distributed appropriately.


2023 Board Members

Erik Anderson McLeod General Trades, LLC
George Barnes Director Emeritus
Amber Beckham Town of Tioga
Kara Bolton Kara Bolton Homes, Inc.
Craig Brashier CHW
Jay Brown JBPro
Kevin Brown Renasant Bank
Scott Buchanan AMJ Group Inc.
Joe Burns BBI Construction Management, Inc.
Steve Burroughs Crime Prevention Security Systems
Juddy Carter Carter Construction of Gainesville Inc.
Carrie Cason Engel & Völkers Gainesville
Luis Diaz Dibros Design and Construction
Rob Edmunds Sterling Builders Group, LLC
Randi Elrad Crime Prevention Security Systems
Wesley Emmanuel Scherer Construction of North Florida LLC
Jim Evans Natural Elements Painting and Repair, LLC
Blake Fletcher Fletcher Construction, LLC
Andreana Graham Cox Communications
Larry Hartfield Hartfield Insurance Group, Inc.
David Hilman Custom Design Renovations LLC
Mark Hurm Mark Hurm & Co., LLC
Debby Knopf Millhopper Family Dentistry, PA
Shawn Lash Lash Development
Rob Lash Moody, Salzman, Lash & Locigno
Matt Marino Oelrich Construction, Inc.
Ryan McGriff Emmer Development Corp.
Melissa Murphy Director Emeritus
Chancey Padgett Vintage Electric, Inc.
Jim Painter Painter Masonry and Construction
Keith Perry Perry Roofing Contractors
Jake Plein Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI)
Margarita Purvis Cox Communications
John Roscow Holden, Roscow & Caedington PL
Barry Rutenberg Barry Rutenberg & Assoc Inc
Lisa Rutenberg Barry Rutenberg & Assoc Inc
DJ Samples Mid-State, Inc.
Domenic Scorpio Scorpio.
Arlene Stewart AZS Consulting
Chris Trowell BBI Construction Management, Inc.
Michelle Vickers Scherer Construction of North Florida LLC
Michael Warren AMJ Group Inc.
Carly Waters Tommy Waters Custom Homes
Kim Wolfmeyer Wolf Security Systems, LLC



Sara Emmanuel, Executive Officer, Director of Apprenticeship

Governmental Affairs, Board of Directors, Campaign Committee, Membership Retention and Recruitment, Apprenticeship Program, Training, Career in Construction

Holly WilsonChief Financial Officer, Deputy Executive Officer

Budget, Financial Management, Industry Advocacy Fund, Billing and Invoicing, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Foundation Sponsorships

Emily Robinson, Events Director, Deputy Executive Officer

Special Events, Parade of HomesMembership Meetings, LuncheonsSponsorships, Commercial Builders Council, Social Media, Website Updates, Reservations

Lisa Ford, Membership Coordinator

Membership Services, Membership Retention and Recruitment, Ambassador Program, Member Record Changes


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