Executive Committee: Officers

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Chair | Bardwell Homes

Scott Bardwell

Bardwell is the President of Bardwell Homes, a Baton Rouge family-owned business founded in 1946.

Bardwell attended Texas A&M University where he received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance. After a career in real estate investment banking, Bardwell returned to Baton Rouge in 1999 to join the family business with a vision to build homes that blend intuitive touches and thoughtful designs with quality construction. Since that time, Bardwell Homes has concentrated on building single-family communities, condominiums, and townhomes throughout Greater Baton Rouge.

First Vice Chair | Acadian House Design + Renovation

Angela Poirrier

Associate Vice Chair | HOUSETIPS

Michael LeBas

Treasurer | ProSource Wholesale/Menzie Stone

Daniel Kennedy

Board of Supervisors Rep | Le Jardin Development

Rusty Golden

Diane started the Baum Environmental in 1995 after leaving the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) with a vision to assist small businesses with the maze of new environmental regulations with lowered costs and better procedures. Diane is a licensed residential and commercial contractor and has credentials in LEED AP, Accredited Green Verifier, Certified Professional in Municipal Stormwater Management (CPMSM) and a Third-Party IECC/Energy Code inspector.

Board of Directors

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Director | Assurance Financial

Scott Alexander

Director | Manchac Homes

Russell Alleman

Director | Traditions

Taylor Braud

Director | Pinnacle Exterior Construction

Shane Dantin

Director | Plus One Design + Construction

Fritz Embaugh

Director | DSLD

Lee Foster

Director | Gorman Brothers

Mike Gorman

Director | G & B Building Specialists

Geno Guercio

Director | Holmes Building Materials

Matthew Holmes

After the original salvage store burned to the ground in 1967, the facility was demolished and remodeled into a brand new home center, which laid the groundwork for the company you see today. Under the current leadership of father-son duo, John and Matthew Holmes, Holmes Building Materials has expanded its reach and services to include two full-line hardware stores, three showrooms, a specialized contractor division, a fleet numbering 100 strong, a Do it Best seal of approval and a staff who is trained, committed and ready to help with all of your building needs.
Director | Gulf Coast Housing Partnership

Kathy Laborde

Director | GSE Integrated

Erik Mollerberg

Director | Harvey Smith Construction

Carol Smith

Director | Spicer Construction

Nathan Spicer

Board of Supervisors

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Builder Member | EXPAND, Inc.

Thomas Ashley

Builder Member | Baum Environmental

Diane Baum

Diane started the Baum Environmental in 1995 after leaving the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) with a vision to assist small businesses with the maze of new environmental regulations with lowered costs and better procedures. Diane is a licensed residential and commercial contractor and has credentials in LEED AP, Accredited Green Verifier, Certified Professional in Municipal Stormwater Management (CPMSM) and a Third-Party IECC/Energy Code inspector.
Builder Member| Blair Construction Co.

Chip Blair

Builder Member | Gil Broussard Builder

Gil Broussard

Builder Member | Carroll Construction, LLC

Robert Carroll

Builder Member | Wooden Creations, Inc.

Roy Domangue

Builder Member | Gafford Builders, Inc.

Dwayne Gafford

Builder Member | Le Jardin

Rusty Golden

Builder Member | G & B Building Specialists, Inc.

Geno Guercio

Builder Member | Ivey Construction

Brandon Ivey

Brandon is a Baton Rouge native, grew up in Central and attended Victory Christian Academy, Central High School and LSU. Brandon, his lovely wife Andria, and their five precious children are members of Victory Harvest Church. With over 12 years new construction and reconstruction experience, reaching from Baton Rouge to North Carolina, Brandon moved back to his hometown in 2013 to launch Ivey Construction, LLC to serve the people in his community and state. The place he’s proud to call home.
Builder Member | Jones Design/Builders, LLC

Kenneth Jones

Builder Member | Kothe Contracting & Const. Mgmt., LLC

Ray Kothe

Builder Member | Martin Construction, Inc.

Willie Martin

Builder Member | Big River Construction & Remodeling Co.

Frank McArdle

Builder Member | Marler Construction Co.

Shane Marler

Builder Member | Harvey Smith Construction

Carol Smith

Builder Member| Spicer Construction, Inc.

Nathan Spicer

Staff

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Director of Marketing and Industry Relations

Rebecca Harris

Rebecca Harris serves as the Director of Marketing and Industry Relations of the Home Builders Association of Greater Baton Rouge. Rebecca brings 10 years of experience in membership, development and marketing for both non profit and for profit organizations. Rebecca is a two time graduate of Louisiana State University with a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Economics and a master’s degree in Business Administration. A former HBA | GBR member and Chair of The Thirty, Rebecca is dedicated to executing our organization’s mission to promote, protect and preserve the home building industry in Greater Baton Rouge.
She is married to Wesley Harris and is the mother to two beautiful children.

Committees

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HBA Building Committee (S. Acadian Site/HBA Office)
Diane Baum Baum Environmental Group Inc. Site Dev
Lee Foster DSLD Homes, LLC Comm Member
Rusty Golden Le Jardin Development Comm Member
Daniel Kennedy ProSource Wholesale Floor Coverings HBA Treasurer/Materials
Michael LeBas Housetips, LLC Chairperson
Chris Pike Canebrake Builders LLC Comm Member
Angela Poirrier Acadian House Design and Renovation Interior Design
Chris Van Pelt M & M Glass Co., LLC Design/Materials
HBF Board of Directors (Foundation - 501c3)
Tia Embaugh Plus One Design + Construction Builder Board Member
Ronnie George HVAC Essentials Associate Board Member
Rusty Golden Le Jardin Development Builder Board Member
John Holmes Holmes Building Materials, LLC Chairperson
Kenneth Jones Jones Design/Builders, LLC Builder Board Member
Clay Lawrence Clay Lawrence Design Studio, LLC Associate Board Member
Mary Margaret Singer Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery Associate Board Member
Carol Smith Harvey Smith Construction, Inc. Builder Board Member
HBPAC Board of Directors (Political Action Committee)
Diane Baum Baum Environmental Group Inc. Vice Chair
Cathy Bordelon Three B Construction LLC Builder Member
Robert Carroll Carroll Construction, LLC Builder Member
John Daly Blumberg and Associates, Inc. Associate Member
Fritz Embaugh Plus One Design + Construction Builder Member
Rusty Golden Le Jardin Development BOS Rep - Builder Member
Geno Guercio G & B Building Specialists, Inc. BOS Rep - Builder Member
Scott Kirkpatrick Pelican State Partners Associate Member
Cary Koch Pelican State Partners Associate Member
Michael LeBas Housetips, LLC Associate Member
Carol Smith Harvey Smith Construction, Inc. Chair
Government Affairs Committee
Scott Alexander Assurance Financial Associate Member
Russell Alleman Manchac Homes Builder Member
Sebastian Alvarez Alvarez Construction Co., LLC Builder Member
Scott Bardwell Bardwell Homes, LLC Builder Member
Darby Baronet MFB Title Solutions Associate Member
Diane Baum Baum Environmental Group Inc. Builder Committee Chair
Charles Blaize MFB Title Solutions Associate Member
Justin Boudreaux Boudreaux's Electrical Service Associate Member
Rhett Bourgeois RMB Builders, LLC Builder Member
Jason Broussard Pro One, LLC Builder Member
Ross Bruce Dantin Bruce Construction LLC Developer Member
Robert Carroll Carroll Construction, LLC Builder Member
Adam Cutrer LA Pro, LLC Associate Member
Jimmy Dawson REV Utilities Member
Jon Demma Bardwell Homes, LLC Builder Member
Fritz Embaugh Plus One Design + Construction Architect/Builder Member
Ryan Engquist JR Construction Solutions, LLC Builder Member
Lee Foster DSLD Homes, LLC Builder Member
Rusty Golden Le Jardin Development Builder Member
Mike Gorman Gorman Brothers - Appliance/Lighting Associate Member
Jason Inman Legacy Wealth Partners Associate Member
Brandon Ivey Ivey Construction LLC Builder Member
Kayla Johnson Kayla and Krewe Associate Member
Scott Kirkpatrick Pelican State Partners Associate Member
Cary Koch Pelican State Partners Associate Member
Sharon Kyle The Kyle Law Firm Legal Associate Member
Kathy Laborde Gulf Coast Housing Partnership, Inc. Builder Member
Michael LeBas Housetips, LLC Engineer Member
Shane Marler Marler Construction Co. LLC Builder Member
Corey Minzey Manuel Builders, LLC Builder Member
Erik Mollerberg GSE Integrated Electrician Member
Tundra Nunez Entergy Utilities Member
Perry Pertuit Entergy Utilities Member
Chris Pike Canebrake Builders LLC Builder Member
Justin Rettstatt Entergy Utilities Member
Mickey Robertson MR Engineering & Surveying LLC Engineer Member
Matt Shivers Manuel Builders, LLC Builder Member
Carol Smith Harvey Smith Construction, Inc. Builder Member
Chad Stevens MR Engineering & Surveying LLC Engineer Member
Ryan Tracezewitz RoyOMartin Manufacturer
Lance Valentine Louisiana Generators Associate Member
Heather Verrett DEMCO Utilities Member
Bart Waguespack Waguespack Homes, LLC Builder Member
Daniel Waguespack Atmos Energy Corp. Utilities Member
Todd Waguespack Level Construction & Development, LLC Builder Member
Membership Committee (The Thirty)
Alexandra Aitken M & M Glass Co., LLC Associate Member
Russell Alleman Manchac Homes POH/Builder Member
Brian Aucoin Meridian Homes, LLC POH/Builder Member
Allison Babin Manuel Builders, LLC Builder Member
Darby Baronet MFB Title Solutions Events/Associate Member
Diane Baum Baum Environmental Group Inc. Builder Member
Charles Blaize MFB Title Solutions Associate Member
Adam Boudreaux Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery Associate Member
Justin Boudreaux Boudreaux's Electrical Service Associate Member
Danny Bracey Bardwell Homes, LLC Builder Member
Taylor Braud Traditions, LLC Recruitment/Builder Member
Taylor Brignac HoneyB Construction LLC Builder Member
Rebecca Bruton Arrow Termite & Pest Control Associate Member
Camille Campbell D. R. Horton, Inc. Builder Member
Jacob Cohn Arrow Termite & Pest Control Associate Member
Cameron Crochet Big River Glass Associate Member
Joshua Crowdus Sasquatch Waste Associate Member
John Daly Blumberg and Associates, Inc. Associate Member
Shane Dantin Pinnacle Exterior Construction, LLC Chair/Builder Member
Chris Duncan Homebuilders SIF Associate Member
Andree Duplantis Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery Associate Member
Trent Fresina LeBlanc & Fresina Builders LLC Events/Builder Member
Greg Gorman Force Construction of LA LLC Builder Member
Jenna Griffin Manuel Builders, LLC Builder Member
Matthew Holmes Holmes Building Materials, LLC Associate Member
Hillary Hooper Hillary Hooper Interiors POH/Associate Member
Blake LeBlanc LeBlanc & Fresina Builders LLC Events/Builder Member
Chandler Legrange LA Pro, LLC Associate Member
Laura Marshall Red River Bank Events/Associate Member
Adam Morgan Pella Windows and Doors Baton Rouge Associate Member
Cory Morgan Century Complete Builder Member
Jake Moses Holmes Building Materials, LLC Associate Member
Renee Price ProSource Wholesale Floor Coverings Associate Member
Eric Relle Capital One Spark Card Associate Member
Dominick Sparacino Build Colony POH/Builder Member
Maddi Street M & M Glass Co., LLC Associate Member
Bridget Tate Capital City Lighting Associate Member
Ryan Tracezewitz RoyOMartin Associate Member
Lance Valentine Louisiana Generators Associate Member
Natalie Villalobos Pella Windows and Doors Baton Rouge Associate Member
Bart Waguespack Waguespack Homes, LLC POH/Builder Member
Daniel Waguespack Atmos Energy Corp. Associate Member
HBA Women in Building Council
Alexandra Aitken M & M Glass Co., LLC Associate Member
Angela Alessi Holmes Building Materials, LLC Associate Member
Dawn Aucoin Meridian Homes, LLC Chair
Allison Babin Manuel Builders, LLC
Samantha Bastion Ritter Maher Associate Member
Arianne Bellizaire Arianne Bellizaire Interiors LLC Associate Member
Alaina Bruce
Lacey Cortello Flambeaux Gas & Electric Lights Associate Member
Bridget Easley Easley Builders, LLC Builder Member
Hannah Heltz Pella Windows and Doors Baton Rouge Associate Member
Hillary Hooper Hillary Hooper Interiors Associate Member
Laura Marshall Red River Bank Associate Member
Kathryn McKowen
Tundra Nunez Entergy
Brittany Peltier Associate Member
Angela Poirrier Acadian House Design and Renovation Builder Member
JoLynne Shreve Hunt's Flowers, Inc Associate Member
Mary Margaret Singer Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery Associate Member
Carol Smith Harvey Smith Construction, Inc. Builder Member
Hillary Smith Associate Member
Carolyn Spicer Spicer Construction, Inc. Builder Member
Megan Suarez Regions Mortgage Associate Member
Bridget Tate Capital City Lighting Associate Member
Heather Verrett DEMCO Associate Member
Todd Waguespack Level Construction & Development, LLC
Meredith Waguespack Waguespack Homes, LLC Builder Member
Marie Watkins Manuel Builders, LLC
HBA Remodelers Council
Thomas Ashley EXPAND, Inc. Builder Member
Brian Aucoin Meridian Homes, LLC Builder Member
Brandon Barton K To Z Window Coverings Associate Member
Lonnie Bonacorso Bonacorso Construction Builder Member
Wayne Boudinot Jerry Boudinot Construction Builder Member
Taylor Braud Traditions, LLC Builder Member
Roy Cobb J & R Renovators, LLC Builder Board Member
Chris Cocreham Cocreham Brick & Stone, Inc. Associate Member
John Daly Blumberg and Associates, Inc.
Felicity Dupont Inspired Closets Associate Board Chair
Geno Guercio G & B Building Specialists, Inc. Builder Member
Andrew Huffman BBQGuys.com Kitchen & Patio Showroom Associate Member
Jason Inman Legacy Wealth Partners Associate Member
Richard Jackson Jackson Construction Co. Builder Member
Neil Jackson Inspired Closets Associate Member
Matthew Johnson Samsung Home Appliances Associate Member
Kenneth Jones Jones Design/Builders, LLC Builder Member
Thomas Kadair Kadair Construction LLC
Scott Kirkland Notoco Industries, LLC Associate Member
Jason Kolb Coburn Supply Co. Associate Member
David Latona DEMCO Associate Member
Sammy Louis Capital Area Construction, LLC Builder Board Member
Willie Martin Martin Construction, Inc. Builder Member
Adam Morgan Pella Windows and Doors Baton Rouge Associate Member
David Murphy Bin There Dump That Associate Member
Richard Ourso Ourso Designs Associate Member
Dustin Parnell First In Counters Associate Member
Andrew "Andy" Perry Associate Member
Angela Poirrier Acadian House Design and Renovation Builder Member
Mary Margaret Singer Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery Associate Member
Jason Spencer Spencer Contracting, LLC Builder Member
Bart Talbot Southern Plantation Shutters, Inc. Associate Member
LHBA Board of Directors (From GBR)
Thomas Ashley EXPAND, Inc. Builder Board Member
Brandon Barton K To Z Window Coverings Life Director - Associate**
Diane Baum Baum Environmental Group Inc. Builder Board Member
Chip Blair Blair Constr. Co., Inc. Builder Board Member**
Gil Broussard Gil Broussard Bldr., Inc. Life Director - Builder
Robert Carroll Carroll Construction, LLC Builder Board Member
Fritz Embaugh Plus One Design + Construction Builder Board Member
Rusty Golden Le Jardin Development Builder Board Member
Brandon Ivey Ivey Construction LLC Builder Board Member
Kenneth Jones Jones Design/Builders, LLC Life Director - Builder
Scott Kirkland Notoco Industries, LLC Associate Board Member
Ray Kothe Kothe Contracting & Const. Mgmt., LLC Life Director - Builder**
Sharon Kyle The Kyle Law Firm Life Director - Builder**
Ronnie Kyle Kyle & Kyle Construction Co. Life Director - Builder**
Shane Marler Marler Construction Co. LLC Builder Board Member
Willie Martin Martin Construction, Inc. Builder Board Member
Carol Smith Harvey Smith Construction, Inc. Builder Board Member
Nathan Spicer Spicer Construction, Inc. Builder Board Member
LHBA Committee Members
Thomas Ashley EXPAND, Inc. Remodelers
Diane Baum Baum Environmental Group Inc. Nominating
Diane Baum Baum Environmental Group Inc. Building Sciences Codes Chairperson
Robert Carroll Carroll Construction, LLC Young Professionals
Fritz Embaugh Plus One Design + Construction PAC
Rusty Golden Le Jardin Development Legislative GA
Brandon Ivey Ivey Construction LLC Executive Committee
Scott Kirkland Notoco Industries, LLC Membership
Shane Marler Marler Construction Co. LLC 1st Vice President
Willie Martin Martin Construction, Inc. Legal Housing
NAHB Leadership Council Delegates (From GBR)
Russell Alleman Manchac Homes Builder Delegate
Thomas Ashley EXPAND, Inc. Life Delegate
Diane Baum Baum Environmental Group Inc. Builder Delegate
Chip Blair Blair Constr. Co., Inc. Life Delegate
Gil Broussard Gil Broussard Bldr., Inc. Life Delegate
Taylor Brignac Honey B Construction Builder Delegate
Nick Cagley Cagley Homes Builder Delegate
Robert Carroll Carroll Construction, LLC Life Delegate
Roy Domangue Wooden Creations, Inc. Life Delegate**
Dwayne Gafford Gafford Builders, Inc. Builder Delegate
Rusty Golden Le Jardin Development Life Delegate
Brandon Ivey Ivey Construction LLC Builder Delegate
Kenneth Jones Jones Design/Builders, LLC Life Delegate**
Michael LeBas Housetips, LLC Associate Delegate
Shane Marler Marler Construction Co. LLC Builder Delegate
Willie Martin Martin Construction, Inc. Life Delegate
Nathan Spicer Spicer Construction, Inc. Life Delegate
Bridget Tate Capital City Lighting Associate Delegate
NAHB Committee Members
Diane Baum Baum Environmental Group Inc. Environmental Committee Chairperson
Robert Carroll Carroll Construction, LLC Young Professionals Chairperson
Robert Carroll Carroll Construction, LLC Housing Finance