Board & Staff

Board of Directors

Patrick Mayhan

M/I Homes

HomeAid Houston Board President, 2019

Patrick Mayhan has been in the new home building industry for over 20 years with stints at Newmark Homes, David Weekley Homes, and a history of 17 years with Westin Homes. He has recently taken on the role as the Vice President of Purchasing for M/I Homes.

Patrick has been a HomeAid board member for six years beginning in 2013 when Westin Homes participated in HomeAid's Project Playhouse as the Builder Captain.

An active member of the GHBA for several years, Patrick currently serves on the GHBA board of Directors, and serves as the Bay Area Builders Association (BABA) board president for three years. Patrick is also a trustee with HOME-PAC, the politiacal action committee formed through the GHBA.

Bill Dalton

Darling Homes

Immediate Past President

I seek lot opportunities for Darling Home’s operations in the Greater Houston area that meet the Darling brand objectives. I negotiate the lot purchase contracts and maintain an ongoing relationship with developers as Darling builds its homes in those communities. My role includes networking with many different professionals in the homebuilding/land development industry in order to keep up with the dynamic Houston marketplace.

Home Aid Houston offers me the opportunity to work with many of my talented peers in this industry to help provide more housing for homeless citizens. It’s so rewarding to see how the combined talents and hard work of so many GHBA members and affiliates can make such a difference in the lives of these well deserving people, who have such a great need.

Bob Carroll

CrossFirst Bank

Bob Carroll is a Residential Construction Banker with CrossFirst Bank responsible for financing privately owned Home Builders in the Central United States. He has worked directly with single family builders since 1999 and has been in banking since 1985.

HomeAid Houston is an incredible organization dedicated to moving the homeless into stable living environments. It is an honor to be able to work alongside the incredibly talented and dedicated board members committed to this mission.

Brian Stoker

Amegy Bank

Brian has been in the Houston banking industry since 1977.  He has been an Amegy Bank of Texas manager for 18 years. Brian established the Community Lending Department of Amegy Bank of Texas that specializes in affordable housing mortgages and commercial loans.
 
Brian has been active as a Board Member and Executive Committee Member of HoustonLocal Initiatives Support Corporation; a Past President and current Board Member of The Houston Credit Coalition; a Board Member of Rebuilding Together Houston; Past President and current Board Member of the CRA Officers Council and a Board Member and Finance Committee Member of Gateway to Care.

 

Casey Watts Morgan

Greater Houston Builders Association

Casey is currently the  Executive Vice President and CEO of the GHBA. Before joining the GHBA in 2012, Casey lived in Washington DC and worked for a transportation infrastructure lobbying firm. She brings great legislative and public policy experience to the GHBA with a background working at the White House and Capitol Hill. 

She is a wife and mother of two beautiful little boys.

Chris Hawkins

Bayou City Risk

Chris Hawkins, President of Bayou City Risk, has been committed to the construction industry since he became a risk manager in 1997.  Chris will be serving as a presidential appointee to the GHBA Board of Directors Executive Committee for 2016.
 

Chris has been a part of the HomeAid team as a board member for 10 years.  He has been HomeAid's talented "master of ceremonies" (MC) for numerous events and fundraisers, and has played a key role in recruiting sponsors for HomeAid's numerous events throughout the year. 

Cindy Hinson

Lennar / Village Builders

Past President, 2016

Director of Community Affairs - I manage our Product Development and Construction Training & Quality departments and launch new communities and products to achieve profitability and timing goals. This entails establishing and enhancing effective processes for communication and benchmark measuring between the division office and field Sales, Construction, and Customer Care associates. Additionally, I implement and supervise our Focused Act of Caring programs building partnerships with charities and other organizations to strengthen our community. I have also taken the role as the Greater Houston Builders Association’s chairperson for their 38 year old charity fundraiser, the Benefit Homes Project for 2018.

Serving on the HomeAid Board reinforces my belief that true leadership involves striving to improve generations of lives through one’s actions. It has sparked my passion to make a difference and change the status quo for the better.

George Guattare

Bank of America

George Guattare is a Senior Vice President and Senior Client Manager in the Commercial Real Estate Banking Group of Bank of America Merrill Lynch. In his role, he delivers a broad array of financial services to commercial real estate firms, including developers, homebuilders, investment funds, and real estate investment trusts. He received a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Seton Hall University, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Michigan.  George resides in Houston with his wife and four daughters.

Serving on the HomeAid Board provides a special opportunity to impact people’s lives in a meaningful way.  I feel fortunate to have role in providing individuals and families with positive environments that facilitate stability and personal growth.

Greg Madrey

Builders Post-Tension

With more than 20 years of building industry experience, Greg Madrey serves as the Outside Sales Manager for Builders Post-Tension, in which he develops and deepens relationships with builders, concrete turnkeys and multi-family projects.
 
Greg has been active in the GHBA, serving as the 2016 Associate Vice President, Associate Council Speaker Planning Committee Chair, and Volume Builder Committee member, among other roles.  Greg also earned his Certified Graduate Associate designation through the GHBA. 
 
“I’ve been active in HomeAid Houston for several years, most recently serving on the Project Selection Committee,” says Greg,” but I’m particularly honored to step up and join the board for this year, to support this great cause that directly benefits our community.” 

Greg Tomlinson

Builders Post-Tension

Past President, 2015

Greg N. Tomlinson has been in the Construction/Post-Tension Industry since 1989. In 2001 he founded Builders Post-Tension, with his business partner Brian Q. Conley. He is President and majority owner at Builders Post-Tension, a locally owned and operated American owned Concrete Reinforcement Materials Supply Company.

Greg has also been very involved with the GHBA since 1989 and has always been a supporter of HomeAid Houston since its inception in 2003. He joined the HomeAid Houston Board in 2011 and has served as Project Mgt. Chairperson. He was the 2015 HomeAid Houston Board President.

James Miller

Empire Communities

A native Houstonian, James is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Architectural Engineering.  He started in the home building industry as a builder and worked as a Project Manager, and a Division Manager before serving as Houston Region President for McGuyer Homebuilders, where he worked for 26 years. He currently works as the Division President for Empire Communities.  He has recently completed his second, and final, three year term on the board of the Center for Hearing and Speech and currently serves on the board for the Stratford/Westside chapter of Young Life.  He is married (Cynthia), with three kids (Taylor, UT grad; Zachary, Harvard sophomore; and Jalan, Stratford High junior).

Jennifer Taylor

Newland Communities

Past President

With a Bachelor of Arts in History and a minor in Marketing,from Texas A&M University, Jennifer serves as the Regional Vice President of Marketing for Newland Communities.  She has served HomeAid as a past president of the board, as well as chairperson of the Marketing committee.

Along with husband Andy, and son Jake, she enjoys traveling, reading and spending time with family and friends

When asked why she chose HomeAid, Jennifer replied “HomeAid provides the opportunity to make a tangible difference in the community – in some cases, to make systemic changes to families’ and people’s lives.  It’s not only partnering with agencies to provide housing for those who need it - it goes beyond that.  It’s the opportunity to help people further their education, develop good job skills and life skills so that they never find themselves in need of this kind of help again.  And neither do their children.” 

“The idea that we can help even one child break the cycle of homelessness (or solve the problems that caused homelessness) and provide a safe, nurturing environment for that child to live and grow up is very powerful to me.  This is the kind of volunteer work that I want to do!”  

Jim Muska

Satterfield and Pontikes Construction, Inc.

Jim Muska is the General Counsel for Satterfield & Pontikes Construction, Inc., a Houston-based commercial general contractor, and the 2019 Project Playhouse builder. Prior to attending law school he spent 8 years building homes in the Houston area. He resides in Sugar Land, Texas with his wife, Bonnie, and their 4 daughters, Kennedy, Kirsten, Kampbell and Kuinn. Jim joined the HomeAid Houston Board of Directors in 2012 and will serve as the Board President in 2020. “God has blessed my family far beyond anything I could ever deserve. How could I accept that blessing and not look for a way to bless others.” 

Jordan Mack

Concourse Companies Westpark Homes

Jordan Mack is a founding principal of the related Concourse Companies where he focuses on growth and financial strategy.  He leads Concourse Development’s experienced real estate team through acquisition, development, and sale of planned communities.  Jordan is also President of Westpark Homes, delivering homes and communities to meet specific housing needs. 

Jordan is a member of the Urban Land Institute and the Greater Houston Business Association. He is a co-founder of the GHBA Young Professionals Committee.  In addition, he has served on community boards and in various volunteer roles within the greater Houston community. 

Jordan earned his Civil Engineering degree from Rice University in Houston, Texas, and resides in Sugar Land with his wife Alyssa and their three children. 

Kathleen Stadler

Eric L. Davis Engineering

Kathleen, one of the original HomeAid Houston board members in 2004, recently returned to serve another term.  In her early years she helped lead project management and was also Board President in 2007.

 

Kathleen has been an active member of the Building Community in Houston since 1997 when she began a career at Suncoast Post-Tension in sales.  She was later promoted to Branch Manager. During this time Kathleen became an active member of the GHBA.   In 2009, she left Suncoast to help grow Eric L. Davis Engineering where she recently celebrated her 10th anniversary. Her background and experience in engineering, and her industry connections have served HomeAid well over the years and the years to come.

 

Kathleen has also contributed to the GHBA in many ways.  She has been the Membership Chair and also earned titles of Spike of the Year and Associate of the Year as well as being awarded several Presidential Citations. 

 

Kathleen has served as a GHBA Board member and is a Life Director for TAB. In addition to her extensive industry commitments Kathleen also enjoys spending time with her 13 year old daughter and husband.

 

Kendall McDermott

Allpoints Surveying

As the Customer Relations Manager for Allpoints Surveying, Kendall McDermott works to increase customer satisfaction, loyalty, and retention while growing overall market share.

Kendall has been active in the GHBA since 2016, serving on the Custom Council Board, Associate Council Board, as well as named the 2017 GHBA Young Professional of the Year. She joined the HomeAid Board in 2017 and currently sits on the executive committee as the development chair.

I enjoy working closely with HomeAid staff, supporters and builders in creating safe environments for Houston's homeless. Being apart of this organization gives me the opportunity to help initiate change in a meanigful way within Houston's homeless community.

Lawrence Dean

Metrostudy

Lawrence Dean is the Houston Regional Director of Metrostudy, a definitive authority on the residential construction real estate and housing market.  Prior to this role, Lawrence led a team in Metrostudy’s consulting entity advising diverse clients, including builders, developers, and investors, on specific sites and potential development programs.

Lawrence has also held management roles in land acquisition and development for some of the region’s largest builders including Ryland, KB Home, and D.R. Horton. In the real estate consulting arena, he was also Vice President of a local boutique consulting firm. Lawrence is a graduate of the University of Houston and Texas A&M University. 

In addition to serving on the Development Committee and Board of Directors of HomeAid Houston, Lawrence serves as Trustee of HomePAC Houston and as a Director on Montgomery County Municipal Utility District #105. Lawrence and his wife Heather and two young children live in the Meyerland area and are members of St. John the Divine Episcopal Church. Lawrence’s involvement with HomeAid began with providing assistance and information related to the creation of BuildAid, a HomeAid initiative in response to Hurricane Harvey, a cause near and dear to his heart as his family has been the victim of home flooding twice in recent years. Serving on the HomeAid Board gives Lawrence a continued opportunity to assist an amazing team and organization that makes such a tremendous impact on the lives of people in need.

Lisa Clark

Ryko Development

With over 28 years experience in Real Estate Development Lisa Clark has worked in every phase of community development. As Ryko Development’s Vice President/General Manager Lisa is one of the prime movers in developing Ryko’s Houston communities, Lakes on Eldridge, Lakes on Eldridge North, Villages at Lakepointe, Lakes of Bella Terra and Townsen Bridge. She also oversees BeechTree, Ryko’s 1200 acre luxury golf course community in Prince George’s County, Maryland.

Lisa also made history in 2009 as President of the Greater Houston Builder’s Association (GHBA). She is the first female to hold this position at the GHBA since its inception in 1941. Lisa has also been active in both NAHB and TAB from 2008 to present.

Lisa has also played a key role for HomeAid Houston in the fund raising arena. She was the chair of the fundraising committee in 2011 and has manned dozens of hours on the phone soliciting support from GHBA members for the many HomeAid projects over the past 9 years.
 

McCalle Fryar

2-10 Home Buyers Warranty

McCalle Fryar is a Builder Solutions Specialist for 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty®, the largest new home structural warranty provider.

Covering Houston, Southeast Texas, Austin, Central Texas, Fort Worth and all of Arkansas, she spends her time educating home builders and home buyers on the industry, rules and regulations and the benefits of the company’s warranty products. McCalle graduated from Southwest Texas State University with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Mass Communications, is a member of the several builders associations and is active with Habitat for Humanity and Houston Animal Rescue.

McCalle’s advocacy for homelessness, and her active participation in the home building industry, made HomeAid a natural fit. After her first luncheon, she knew she had to and wanted to get involved – she knew she had found her place and a way to make a difference in Houston.

Nicole Keown

Sandcastle Homes

Nicole Keown, Purchasing Manager for Sandcastle Homes, enthusiastically joined the HomeAid Board in 2017. As a Bauer College of Business, University of Houston Alum with over 15 years of experience in the construction industry, Nicole eagerly contributes her talents to HomeAid Houston . Nicole has previously been given the opportunity to manage two HomeAid Care projects as Builder Captain for Sandcastle Homes and immediately fell in love with the mission of HomeAid Houston. Not only is she now committed to serving the HomeAid board as the Chair for HomeAid Cares,  Nicole is a GHBA Certified Green Building Professional, serving as the Co-Chair for Green Built Gulf Coast Committee. Although she is not a native Houstonian, Nicole loves living in the greater Houston area. She currently resides in Cypress and enjoys raising her two beautiful children.

Ron Martin

Ironwood Connection

Ron Martin recently rejoined the HomeAid Board of Directors.  His first term began in 2010 when he served on the Project Management, Development and Stewardship Committees.  He was also the 2013 board president.

Ron has a long career within the homebuilding industry that includes positions in construction, sales, purchasing and operations.  This experience has served HomeAid well over the years.

Ron and his family originally moved to Houston as a transfer by Darling Homes in 2002 when he was promoted to VP of Operations.  He helped Darling Homes grow the division from 4 communities to 14.

In 2019 Ron joined Ironwood Connection.

Ron became involved with the GHBA in 2004 through its charity, the Benefit Homes Project where he held the role of chairperson from 2005 - 2007. He became a HOME PAC trustee from 2006 - 2008 and served as the chair of the Membership Retention Committee from 2014 - 2016.  Ron was also BABA president in 2012, MCBDD president in 2016 and was on the GHBA Board Ladder as Secretary in 2016.

Ron recently celebrated 31 years of marriage to his wife Donna.

Stuart Feldman

A fourth-generation Texan and native Houstonian, Stuart has been in the Home Building Industry for over 40 years. Formerly the President of Gulf & Basco, he is now retired and plays cowboy on his ranch in Brenham. He is married and has two kids, and one grandkid (soon to be two!). Raised in a family where charity was taught by doing, he has always taken an active role in helping those less fortunate. "Whoever saves a life, saves the world."

Stuart is the longest serving member of the HomeAid Board, having first joined HomeAid in 2007. He has served as chair of the Project Selection Committee and the Board Stewardship Committee. He is currently the chair of the Community Outreach Initiative for HomeAid.

Tasha Cryar Steiner

On-Target! Marketing & Advertising

Early in her career, Tasha combined her natural artistic skills as a graphic designer with her leadership abilities for Enron and MinuteMaid as an Art Director. She also applied her legendary attention to detail throughout the printing process, delivering high-end collateral to every client. As COO with On-Target! Marketing and Advertising, Tasha recruits and manages an award-winning creative team recognized by the Houston Business Journal as a Top Advertising Agency and Fast 100 Fastest Growing Private Company. She has worked with HomeAid for over a decade, donating pro-bono services, guiding the marketing committee and serving on the Board of Directors since 2014.

Tom Frank

Partners in Building

Tom Frank has worked his entire professional career in the residential homebuilding industry.  He got his start in 1997 as a superintendant trainee at U.S. Home Corporation in the Greater Houston area.  From there he took a position with Norwood Management, later named Partners in Building in 1986.  Tom has remained at Partners in Building for 33 years and currently holds the position of Vice President of Operations.

Toner Kersting

TONER Home Matters

Toner Kersting graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University and is a published journalist-turned-building professional. Toner is the owner of TONER Home Matters and has emerged as a national specialist in energy, sustainability, forensics of structures ranging from the early 1800's to new development. He speaks nationally and locally, as well as supports small to large businesses in the development of market gap products and services. 

Toner has served the GHBA for the past five years and is excited at the opportunity to serve Houston's homeless community with HomeAid. 

HomeAid Houston Staff

Carole Brady

HomeAid Houston

Executive Director

Carole Brady came to HomeAid from Family Promise of Lake Houston in Humble, Texas.  She has been with Family Promise since 1998, forming an Interfaith Hospitality Network (IHN), the umbrella group for the Family Promise chapters, as a Board Member in Loveland Colorado.  She became Executive Director there, and began working as a part of the National Training Team forming new networks across the country. After six years, Carole took the position of Mid-Atlantic Regional Director for National Family Promise in Philadelphia.

With the desire to work one-on-one with Family Promise residents, Carole accepted the position of ED of IHN of the Main Line and was there for several years.  She developed and trained a network of Directors throughout the U.S., and designed Life Skills Classes that are currently being taught at many of the Family Promise sites.

Terry Swenson

HomeAid Houston

Director of Marketing & Public Relations

Terry Swenson has served the Greater Houston Builders Association for over twenty years, as the public relations person for the GHBA’s Benefit Homes Project and the Director of Public Relations for HomeAid Houston.

In addition to her roles with the GHBA, Terry is the creator and curator of HomeAid’s “Picture This” project, which captures images taken by homeless men, women, teens and veterans in our community.

Kirsten Robbins

HomeAid Houston

Director of Development

Kirsten Robbins graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a Marketing degree from the McCombs School of Business. She comes from 5 years of eCommerce experience in the retail industry.

After countless years of volunteering for communities all across the Houston area, she decided to pursue her true passion for non-profit and joins us as the Development Director -- spearheading HomeAid’s fundraising efforts and growing donor relationships.

Emilee Proctor

HomeAid Houston

Operations and Event Coordinator

Emilee Proctor joined the HomeAid Houston staff in May of 2019 as the Operations and Event Coordinator. She relocated from Dallas, Texas and is excited to live in and explore a new city. Emilee graduated from Texas A&M University with a bachelor of science degree in Psychology and brings over 5 years of progressive administrative and human resources experience to HomeAid Houston. 

Emilee enjoys being involved in her community and has been an avid volunteer with the North Texas chapter of Reading Partners and with The Birthday Party Project. Her interest in giving back to others inspired her to pursue a career in non-profit work. Emilee looks forward to learning more about Houston’s community and being part of HomeAid Houston’s team as she expands and strengthens the community outreach and volunteer programs, assists with the fundraising efforts, and supports HomeAid Houston’s day-to-day operations.