Our Team

Meet the people behind Holland Homes.

Our hard-working team is dedicated to improving your home, and these are the people who help make Holland Homes the perfect choice for your next project.

Daniel Holland

Owner

Daniel Holland grew up in Springville, Alabama and has been in the building industry for 16 years. His passion for building began at a young age after growing up around residential construction. Daniel is a graduate of Auburn University's Building Science program. He loves to hunt, fish and golf.

Robert Melvin

Head of Sales & Marketing

Robert Melvin grew up in Birmingham, Alabama and has been in the building industry for 15 years. He is a graduate of Auburn University with a degree in Communication. Robert and his wife, Jessica, have three daughters, Abigail, Amelia and Ansley. He loves to hunt, golf and spend time with his family.

Clay Messer

Purchasing Officer

Clay Messer grew up in Beauregard, Alabama, and is a graduate of Auburn University. He grew up in the residential home repair and remodeling industry and now enjoys working for a company that genuinely cares about its customers and employees. Clay is married to Brentley and they have two wonderful children. When not at work, Clay enjoys bass fishing, golf and spending time outdoors.

Will McCurdy

Lead Estimator

Will McCurdy grew up in Fort Payne, Alabama, before attending Auburn University and graduating from Communications in 2012. He is relatively new to the construction industry and loves his job at Holland Homes. He enjoys working with uplifting people and ensuring client expectations are exceeded. Will met his wife, Lana, when they were both attending Auburn University and enjoys playing the banjo, guitar and doing anything outdoors.

Thomas Johnson (TJ)

Head of Community Development

TJ was born in Gadsden, Alabama and has been in the building industry for 10 years. He is a graduate of the University of Alabama, where he received a Master and Bachelor of Science Civil Engineering. TJ and his wife, Kaitlin, are happily married and have a beautiful 9-month old daughter, Eleanor. TJ enjoys playing with his daughter and playing golf. His favorite thing about working at Holland Homes is being able to create new communities for the clients.

Susan Smith

Broker / Closing Coordinator

Susan Smith grew up in Fort Payne, Alabama and has been a real estate broker for 25 years. She is a graduate of Auburn University with a degree in Merchandising and Textile Chemistry. Susan has a son and daughter in-law who also live in Auburn and work with Holland Homes. Fun fact: Susan was a member of the War Eagle Flying team in college, and she has a private pilot’s license!

Lana McCurdy

Sales Team Member / Realtor

Lana McCurdy grew up in Fort Payne, Alabama, before attending Auburn University where she met her husband, Will. She loves to cook and loves her cat, Callie! Lana’s favorite part about her job is that she gets the opportunity to serve others as they find a place to call home. She feels honored to be part of such a special milestone. Lana will be there throughout your entire home buying journey and is ready to help you find your perfect home.

Adrien Helms

Sales Team Member / Realtor

Adrien Helms grew up in Auburn, Alabama, and decided to stay close to home for college, attending Auburn University. She has been a realtor since 2016 and specializes in selling new constructions. In 2015, she married her husband, Nick and is the proud mom of Cash and Ellie Mae, the couple’s two dachshunds. Adrien is an expert on the Auburn/Opelika area and is always eager to help her clients achieve their estate goals.

Catherine Lyle

Sales Team Member / Realtor - Birmingham

Catherine Lyle grew up in Birmingham, Alabama before moving to Tuscaloosa to attend the University of Alabama where she graduated with a degree in Human Environmental Studies. She has had the pleasure of being a member of the Birmingham Association of Realtors since 2018, and has been exposed to commercial & residential construction through family owned businesses throughout her life. Catherine's favorite part about her job is having the opportunity to be a part of the most important investment in her client's lives. She believes Holland Homes Clients become family and lifelong friends throughout our process. In her free time, Catherine enjoys professional event planning, lake days, and organizing!

Donna Bonds

Sales Team Member / Realtor - Birmingham

Donna Bonds grew up in Birmingham, Alabama, where she attended Ensley High School. With over 30 years of experience in the construction industry, she enjoys the breath of fresh air that building new construction with Holland Homes offers. Donna says that she appreciates that her coworkers treat her like family and are always willing to lend a helping hand. When she isn’t spending time with her daughter, she enjoys ballroom dancing and golfing in her free time.

Drew Mixson

Sales Team Member / Realtor

Drew Mixson was born and raised in Huntsville, Alabama and graduated from Auburn University with a degree in Supply Chain Management. Upon graduation, Drew and his wife, Wynne, decided to stay in Auburn because they loved the community and all it had to offer. Drew was drawn to Holland Homes because of the company's strong culture and commitment to creating value in their customer's lives. He loves the process of serving customers as they seek to find a place they can call home. In his spare time Drew can be found reading, entertaining, playing golf, or enjoying time in the great outdoors.

Morgan Alexander

Sales Team Member / Realtor

Morgan Alexander grew up in Athens, Alabama before moving to Auburn to attend Auburn University. She loves people and is passionate about helping people find a place to call home. Morgan's favorite part about her job is meeting new people and celebrating with them as their home ownership dreams come true! She loves that Holland Homes does more than build houses; they take care of people. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, hosting friends, and trying new desserts. Morgan will walk with you every step of the buying process and is ready to help you find a place to call home!

Sawyer Jones

Sales Team Member / Realtor

Sawyer Jones grew up in Auburn, Alabama. He attended Auburn University where he received a degree in finance. Sawyer is married to his beautiful wife Summer. Summer is a professional photographer, and they film weddings together. Fun fact: Sawyer also speaks Spanish! Sawyer's favorite part of his job is working with home buyers to find the perfect home for them, and the satisfaction of knowing he has helped them find a home where they will make memories for years to come.

Saylor Neese

Sales Team Member / Realtor

Saylor Neese grew up in Alexander City, Alabama, and decided to stay close to home for college, attending SUSCC. She has been an agent in the Real Estate business for 3 years and has had her mortgage license since 2018. She and her husband Jason have been married for 4 years, and share 3 fur babies- a Yorkie named Henry and 2 Goldendoodles Remi & Ruger. Saylor loves to travel, specifically flying and snow skiing, and enjoys getting outside for walks with her husband and dogs. Saylor's favorite part about her job is working in the clean, crisp, beautiful new construction homes. She loves providing clients with assistance and guidance throughout the home buying process and creating relationships that last long after closing!

Bady Lowe

Cabinet Designer

Bady Lowe grew up in Ramer, Alabama and has been working in the building industry for 4 years, but has grown up around construction through her family’s business. Bady is a graduate of Southern Union State Community College in Opelika, Alabama. Bady has a husband, Austin, along with his two fantastic children, Ashlyn and Branson and two dogs named Blue and Belle! Bady played basketball in college and enjoys photography.

Brandon Chapman

Superintendent

Brandon Chapman grew up in the construction industry and is a 3rd generation builder. He is from Camden, Alabama, and attended Trenholm State in Montgomery. Brandon and his wife have 3 sons and a German Shepherd. He really enjoys the family-like work environment at Holland Homes and, when not working, he is spending time with his family and fishing!

Hannah Williams

Accounts Receivable Specialist and Accounts Payable Processor

Hannah Williams grew up in Opp, Alabama, before attending Auburn University and obtaining a degree in Finance. She is new to the construction industry but enjoys all her Holland Homes coworkers who have quickly become friends and loves having a job that challenges her. Hannah has a husband named Josh and a little boy named Emmitt. Fun facts about Hannah: She loves to paint and before her Finance major she was declared as an Apparel Merchandising major.

Evan Kelly

Head of Homeowner Experience

Evan Kelly grew up in Rock Creek, Alabama andis new to the building industry. He attended Highlands College-Leadership, Western Governors University, where he received a degree in business administration. Evan is married and has two children and two dogs as well. He loves to vacation in Seaside, Florida and also really enjoys hiking/fishing. One of Evan’s favorite things about Holland Homes is his love for the team and how determined they all are to provide not only an excellent product, but an excellent experience.

Heath Pender

Project Leader

Heath has been in the construction industry for 30+ years in both remodeling and new construction. Heath grew up in Pleasant Grove, AL, and then attended Evangel College in Springfield, MO where he graduated with a degree in Mathematics and PE. Heath taught high school math for 10 years, while also coaching football, basketball, baseball, and golf. His hobbies include golf and playing poker. Heath’s favorite part of working at Holland Homes is being a part of new construction again and looking forward to the exciting new things to come.

Holly Smith

Executive Assistant

Holly Smith grew up in Green Bay, Wisconsin and is new to the construction industry after taking a job with Holland Homes. Her education experience includes an undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin - Green Bay as well as a masters degree in Business Administration from AUM. In her free time, Holly enjoys going hiking with her husband, Ryan, and her two dogs - Duke and Daisy. Holly also enjoys attending the Auburn Gymnastics meets and is an avid Green Bay Packer fan. Holly loves working for Holland Homes because of the great family atmosphere and team culture.

Jacob Young

Architectural Designer

Jacob Young grew up in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and has been doing CAD design for 19 years. A graduate from ITT Tech in drafting and design, Jacob has only been in the residential design sector for 3 years. He loves that his job gives him creative freedom and enjoys working with his coworkers at Holland Homes. In Jacob’s free time, his Golden Retriever, Drake, accompanies him while traveling, deep-sea fishing, and being on the lake.

Jeff Miller

Project Leader

Jeff Miller grew up in construction. His dad’s sheetrock company inspired him to get into the construction industry. He previously owned his own roofing and siding company where he was known as the fastest and biggest roofer anyone had ever met. Jeff grew up in Kansas City, Missouri, and graduated from Evangel University with a degree in Touch Ministries. He is married with 6 children and loves to relax by cheering on the Kansas City Royals and Chiefs. Jeff enjoys the freedom and trust Holland Homes instills in him.

Jeremiah Bruce

Lead Superintendent

Jeremiah Bruce grew up in Lafayette, Alabama and has been in the building industry for 16 years. He is married, and he has four brothers and four sisters. Jeremiah loves being a part of the Auburn community.

Judson Scott

Project Leader

Judson Scott was born and raised in Beauregard, Alabama, and graduated from Auburn University in 2019 with a degree in building science. He has worked in the construction industry since 2018 and his favorite part about Holland Homes is having the privilege of providing customers with quality homes that have stunning views. In his freetime, he enjoys hunting and spending time with his wife and baby, Wesley.

Joshua Vaughn

Project Leader

Joshua grew up as a self-confessed “military brat”, but spent most of his childhood in Prattville, AL. He attended Auburn University and earned a degree in Supply Chain Management. Joshua recently adopted an adorable German Shepherd puppy named Sasha. In his free time Josh enjoys spending time with friends, playing video games, and competitive shooting. His favorite thing about his job is the sense of community that Holland Homes is able to create both as a team, and in the neighborhoods we build.

Logan Roberts

Project Leader

Logan Roberts grew up in Prattville, Alabama and graduated from Auburn University with a degree in Building Science. Prior to working with Holland Homes, he has 3 years of experience in the construction industry. In his free time, Logan enjoys camping and spending time at the lake. Building quality homes and contributing to the Holland Homes team makes Logan’s job a rewarding experience. Fun fact about Logan: his middle name is Holland!

Matthew Legg

Project Leader

Matthew grew up in Birmingham, AL, and played two years of college baseball at Snead State. He then transferred to the University of Alabama, where he hung up his baseball career after getting injured. Matthew says it all worked out, as he met his future wife a week later. He went on to graduate with a BA in History and Psychology. Matthew and his wife have 4 children and an Australian Shepherd Mix named Teddy. Matthew is also an ordained minister, and loves wood working and building things in his spare time. His favorite part of his job is being able to interact with others daily. Whether it is building comradery with staff, repour with subcontractors, or trust with our homeowners, for Matt it is all about people.

Mitchell Beers

Senior Project Leader

Mitchell Beers grew up in Vestavia Hills, Alabama and has been in the building industry for 8 years. He is a graduate of Auburn University. Mitchell has been married to his beautiful wife, Regan, since September 2019. Mitchell loves to hunt and spend time on beautiful Lake Martin.

Stephen Jones

Project Leader

Stephen Jones grew up in Montgomery, Alabama, where he graduated from Huntington College. He is relatively new to the construction industry and is excited to join the Holland Homes team, where his eye for detail and commitment to customer satisfaction make him a great addition. Stephen is engaged to his fiancé, Jessica and has a beautiful baby girl named Stevie, along with four dogs. He is an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting, and fishing and spending time on the water.

Turnley Smith

Pre-Construction Manager / Project Leader

Turnley Smith was born in Florence, Alabama but later moved to Hohenwald, Tennessee. He is an Auburn graduate with a degree in Environmental Design, Architecture, Interior Architecture, and has been in the building industry for 13 years. Turnley and his wife, Lisa, have two children and a rescued black lab named Lincoln. Turnley loves to snowboard and his family will take on anyone in Ultimate Frisbee.

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