Building Industry Association of Greater Louisville elects president for 2019

Scott Welch

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A Louisville custom home builder has been elected as the 2019 president of the board of the Building Industry Association of Greater Louisville.

Scott Welch, president of Welch Builders, will serve a one-year term. He succeeds Mark Simpson, president of Simpson Builders.

Welch and his father, Robert Welch, founded Welch Builders in 1985, which prides itself on timeless elegance, extraordinary communication between client and builder, and personal involvement in every detail of a Welch-built home.

The 2019 vice president and 2020 president-elect is Don Wirtzberger, owner of Sierra Design & Construction.

Welch and Wirtzberger will serve on the BIA’s executive committee.

Other executive officers are as follows:

• Treasurer, Karen McKechnie, Stonehenge Construction LLC & Sons

• Secretary, Tom Waller, Signature Crafted Homes

• Associate Vice President, Joe Simms, RE/MAX Associates-Joe Simms Group

• Immediate Past President, Mark Simpson, Simpson Builders

• Executive Vice President, Juva Barber, Building Industry Association of Greater Louisville

• President’s Advisor, Billy Doelker, Key Homes

• Associate Advisor, Tom Raver, Fireplace Distributors

The following people have also been installed as Directors on the BIA’s Board.

Builder Directors:

• Ryan Band, Unbridled Homes, LLC

• Mark Church, WinMark Homes, LLC

• Christopher Eldridge, Eldridge Company

• Joe French, Louisville Handyman & Remodeling

• Adam Gallagher, Architectural Builders

• Morgan John, Pulte Group

• Penny Love, Penny Love/Design-Build-Renovate LLC

• Justin McElfish, Castlerock Construction, Inc.

• George Miller, Suburban Construction & Management, Inc.

• Brad Morgan, Morgan Homes, LLC

• Michael O’Dea, Michael O’Dea, Builder

• Dan Smith, Stonelake Homes, LLC

• Clifford Thieneman, Jr., Clifford Thieneman Co., LLC

Associate Directors:

• Donnie Blake, OPC Services

• Bob Duggins, Smyrna Ready Mix

• Kelly Holcomb, Jr., Wehr Constructors

• P.J. Moore. L & N Federal Credit Union

• Teresa Morgan. Semonin Realtors

• Peter Nesmith. Bank of England Mortgage

• Jarrod Orr, River City Bank

• Nick Pregliasco, Bardenwerper, Talbott & Roberts

• Scott Roitblat, North Central Insulation & Fireplaces

• Phillip Shoulders, PLG, Inc., dba Pioneer Supply Group

• Bruce Stansbury, Stansbury Electric Co., LLC

• Chase Thieneman, C. Thieneman Realtors

• Chad Turner, Carpet Specialists, Inc.

• Brent Vorst, Jagoe Homes

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