Founded in 1945, the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association (GAHBA) is a not-for-profit professional trade association dedicated to promoting, protecting and preserving the home building industry as a viable economic force in the Atlanta area. The GAHBA is one of more than 800 local home builder associations through the U.S. and is affiliated with the Home Builders Association of Georgia and the National Association of Home Builders. Members includes builders, remodelers and developers of all sizes, as well as trade contractors, manufacturers, suppliers, financial institutions, real estate companies, professional service providers and more.


Jim Chapman | Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association

Jim Chapman
Jim Chapman Homes

Vince Longo | Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association

Vince Longo
Vice President
Longo Homes

Gabe Chatham | Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association

Gabe Chatham
Chathambilt Homes

Charlie Bostwick | Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association

Charlie Bostwick
Immediate Past President
Brightwater Homes

Meg Thompson | Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association

Meg Thompson
Associate Vice President
TSL Construction

Wilson Borden | Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association

Wilson Borden
Associate at Large
TEC, The Erosion Company

Jon Vaughan | Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association

Jon Vaughan
Associate at Large
Brand Vaughan Lumber Co.



Tim Arnold, DR Horton, Inc. West Division

John Beach, Paces Construction Co., LLC

Dean Cowart, Cowart Residential, LLC

Christine Fortenberry, FCSatlanta, LLC


Candace Fuqua, Vision Pointe Homes

Van A. Hardimon, Van Hardimon Homes

Farrell Middleton, Beazer Homes Atlanta West

Dave Radlmann, Heirloom Design Build


Heather Bounds, Northwest Exterminating Co., Inc.

Mike Cooper, Gaddy Surveying & Design, Inc.

Tyler Dunn, Weismann PC

Doug Herbert, Herbert Construction Co.

Eugene James, Metrostudy

Tangela Martin, Georgia Power Residential Markets

Nick Massengill, BMC

Jerry McGrath, 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty

Ross Mynatt, Georgia Primary Bank

Ro Preisinger, Berkshire Hathaway


Phil Gressly, Royal Remodeling – Cobb/Cherokee Chapter President
Ken Warlick, Harrison Development – DeKalb/Rockdale Chapter President
John Lawroski, Active Senior Builders – Forsyth Chapter President
Travis Camerio III, Camerio Builders – Gwinnett Chapter President
Stokely Weinberg, Stokesman Luxury Homes – Inner Atlanta Chapter President
Chris Knight, Knight Homes – Metro South Chapter President
Gabe Chatham, Chathambilt Homes – North Fulton Chapter President
Rose Humphrey, Knock – Sales & Marketing Council Chair
Donna Mathis, Haven Design Works – Professional Women in Building Council Chair
Dusty Talbert, Smith Douglas Homes – 55+ Housing Council Chair

Lori Rousseau, Angel Oak Home Loans – Builder/Developer/Lender Council Chair
Ronnie Gullatt, BMC – HomeAid Atlanta Chair
Robert Reed, Southface Energy Institute – EarthCraft House Program Chair
Courtney Rogers, Denim Marketing – Young Professionals Group Chair
Dr. Charner Rogers, Kennesaw State University – NAHB Student Chapter Advisor
Lynn Bacon, Gwinnett Coaching – Education Committee Chair
Steve Goodsell, SA Goodsell Development – Government Affairs Committee Chair
George McClure, The McClure Company – Builder Action Fund Chair
Vince Longo, Longo Homes – Membership Committee Chair


Corey Deal | Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association

Corey Deal
Executive Officer
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Christel Ferrell | Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association

Christel Ferrell
Operations Director
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Director of Meetings & Events

Emily Raymond | Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association

Emily Raymond
Member Relations Manager
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Valerie Braverman | Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association

Valerie Siegel Braverman
Education Manager
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Ruth Ann Bailey | Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association

Ruth Ann Bailey
Membership Manager
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Stephen Davis | Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association

Stephen Davis
Government Affairs Director
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Rachel Hodge | Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association

Rachel Hodge
Administrative Assistant
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The GAHBA’s vision is to lead the housing industry in the promotion of policies and practices that support free enterprise and the creation of desirable communities for all in a growing and sustainable region.


Provide valuable services and products to our growing membership, which increases profitability, professionalism and consumer value in the housing industry.

Ensure an economically viable building environment.

Promote public policy solutions that serve both the housing industry’s and community’s needs.


GAHBA members believe and affirm that: home ownership can and should be within the reach of every American family; American homes should be well designed, well constructed and well located in attractive communities with educational, recreational, religious and shopping facilities accessible to all; and American homes should be built under the free enterprise system. To achieve these goals, we pledge allegiance to the following principles and policies: our paramount responsibility is to our customer, our community and our country; honesty is our guiding business policy; high standards of health, safety and sanitation shall be built into every home; members shall deal fairly with their respective employees, trade contractors and suppliers; as members of a progressive industry, we encourage research to develop new materials, new building techniques and improved methods of home financing to the end that every home purchaser may get the greatest possible value for every dollar; all sound legislative proposals affecting our industry and the people we serve shall have our informed and vigorous support; we hold inviolate the free enterprise system and the American way of life; we pledge our support to our associates, our local, state and national associations and all related industries concerned with the preservation of legitimate rights and freedoms. We assume these responsibilities freely and solemnly, mindful that they are party of our obligation as a GAHBA member company.


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