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

Director of Production

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

Sales and Marketing Director

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 and one son, Bo. He loves to hunt, golf and spend time with his family.

Clay Messer

Director of Purchasing and Financials

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

Pre-Construction Director

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 they have one beautiful little girl, Cooper. He enjoys playing the banjo, guitar and doing anything outdoors.

Thomas Johnson (TJ)

Director 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 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.

Drew Mixson

Community Development Project Administrator

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 Holland

Sales Team Member / Realtor

Morgan Holland 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!

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!

Caden Prather

Sales Team Member / Realtor

Caden Prather grew up in Valley, Alabama and has been in the homebuilding industry for almost a year. He attended Auburn University and obtained a degree in marketing before pursuing his career in Real Estate. Caden has 1 brother, and a chocolate lab named Maverick. In his free time, you can find Caden playing golf or listening to business podcasts. His favorite thing about Holland Homes is the culture of the company. He enjoys knowing that people are important to this company, and that whether it's him or his client, the entire company is there to help and support.

Sarah Davis

Sales Team Member / Realtor

Sarah grew up in Nashville, Tennessee and is currently attending Auburn University pursuing a building science degree. Sarah grew up around the construction industry and is a 3rd generation realtor. She is the oldest of her 5 siblings and loves to spend time with her family and friends. In her spare time, Sarah loves to travel. Her favorite part of working for Holland Homes is that everyone cheers each other on, and wants everyone to become successful. She enjoys then work environment because of the culture and community that is created on the job sites and in the office.

Ben Bonham

Sales Team Member / Realtor Birmingham

Ben Bonham grew up in Springville, Alabama and has been in the Construction/Real Estate industry for 5 years. He attended the University of Alabama before pursuing his real estate career, and is married with one daughter, 2 golden doodles (Arnie and Palmer) and one cat. In his downtime, Ben enjoys playing golf. His favorite part about working for Holland Homes is that he gets to witness the entire homebuilding process from start to finish. From the purchase of land & community development, to happy homeowners that are proud of their homes, Ben enjoys being there every step of the way.

Rileigh Sefton

Sales Team Member / Realtor

Rileigh grew up in Birmingham, Alabama and attended Auburn University where she met her husband, Wheeler. Following graduation, she returned to Birmingham to begin a career in real estate alongside her dad. Rileigh and her husband have been dreaming of moving back to Auburn as soon as they left and are now able to make this dream a reality. Rileigh loves to serve people and help them navigate through the home buying process. She loves being able to host people and build relationships in the walls of her own home and wants that for others as well! In her free time, she can be found on long walks, tailgating on game days, or cooking with her husband.

Tyler Plunkett

Sales Team Member / Realtor Florida

Tyler Plunkett grew up in Leeds, Alabama and married her husband, Alex, after high school. Alex also works at Holland Homes as a Project Leader in our Coastal Division. The US Coast Guard stationed Tyler's husband in Panama City Beach after the birth of their first child, Gavin, and they decided they never wanted to leave. She has called Panama City Beach home for the last 15 years, and now has three children, Gavin, Addyson and Hartley. She also has an aussiedoodle named Nash. Tyler enjoys party planning, almost as much as she enjoys real estate. Tyler and her husband, though new to real estate, have flipped houses and consider real estate and construction a passion. Fun Fact: Tyler can count the number of movies she's seen from beginning to end on one hand, except the Miss America Pageant, she makes sure to watch that every year! Tyler's favorite part of working for Holland Homes is getting to serve people through real estate. She says the enthusiasm to love people is contagious and it feels so good to be with like-minded people who love to serve others.

Traci Jackson

Sales Team Member / Realtor Birmingham

Traci Jackson grew up in Milwaukee, WI before moving to the south and beginning her career in real estate. With 25 years of experience, selling homes is her passion. Traci and her husband Tommy, have 3 boys and a dog named Smokey. Because she has a family of 5, her friends and family lovingly refer to them as the "Jackson 5." In her spare time, Traci is an avid reader, trivia junkie, and enjoys traveling. She enjoys working for Holland Homes and was immediately drawn to the friendly, family atmosphere, and the superior quality that is put into building each and every home.

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.

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.

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. 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

Head of Production

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.

Zachary Dauwer

Assistant Project Leader

Zachary Dauwer grew up in Wiggins, Mississippi, but moved to Hoover, Alabama in high school. He has three years of experience in the construction industry but has been on a job site since he could walk, since his grandfather was in construction. Zachary and his wife, Caitlin, have a dog named Delta. He enjoys cooking anything and everything. Fun Fact: Zachary is a member of the Alabama Army National Guard. His favorite part about working at Holland Homes is the passion that everyone has. Everyone is so dedicated that it doesn't seem like another day at work, but as if his coworkers have taken the opportunity to fulfill their God-given purpose.

Casey Dougherty

Estimating Coordinator

Casey Dougherty grew up in LaGrange, Georgia, but graduated from Sterling College in Kansas, where he played on the golf team. Casey has three brothers and a stepbrother. Fun Fact: He is a huge Cleveland Browns fan! His favorite part about working at Holland Homes is the people he gets to work with.

Katelyn Smith

Creative Director

Katelyn Smith grew up in Ashland, Alabama and has been in the construction industry for about 2 years. She graduated with a degree in Graphic Design from Auburn University. Her and her husband, Nathan, have a son named Riley. She was a dancer and taught dance for 7 years after graduating high school. She enjoys listening to music to help her focus and loves all types. Her favorite part about working at Holland Homes is that she gets to be creative daily, and we are a close-knit work family.

Tyler Luker

Assistant Project Leader

Tyler Luker grew up in West Alabama and has been in the construction industry for about a year. He graduated from Auburn University with a degree in Forestry Sciences. Tyler has a daughter named Embreigh who he enjoys spending time with. Working out is his favorite activity and he has won 4 state championships in football. His favorite part about working for Holland Homes is the people he gets to see every day at work, whether in the field or at the office.

Jeannie Shiver

Accounts Payable

Jeannie Shiver grew up in Phenix City, Alabama and attained her degree in Accounting from Columbus State University. She is a proud mother of twin daughters and a son. She loves to read in her free time and enjoys anything sports related. She is new to the construction industry but has over 20 years of accounting experience. She loves working for Holland Homes because they have a passion for helping others and strive to make a difference in the world.

Peyton Logan

Assistant Project Leader

Peyton Logan grew up in Childersburg, Alabama and has been in the construction industry for 3 years. He attended Central Alabama Community College and Miles College. Him and his wife, Marisa, have two children, a son named Cooper, and a daughter named Caroline. Fun Fact: Peyton was a three-time All-Conference baseball player in college. He loves to spend time hunting and fishing, or anything outdoors. His favorite part about working at Holland Homes are the people he spends his day with and how they truly care about people.

Reid Kemp

Videographer & Digital Content Creator

Reid Kemp grew up in Fayetteville, Georgia and is new to the construction industry. He graduated from Auburn University with a degree in Visual Media and a minor in Graphic Design. Reid and his wife Katie have 2 sons Ben and Hudson, and own two dogs. He loves to spend time golfing. Fun Fact: Reid is a huge Star Wars fan! His favorite part about working at Holland Homes is the family atmosphere and the fact everyone works together to provide an amazing home that future homeowners will enjoy.

Cody Holly

Assistant Project Leader

Cody Holly grew up in Flower Mound, Texas. He is new to working in the construction industry, but graduated Texas A&M University with a degree in Construction Science. He has recently moved to Auburn with his fiancé, Karson. He enjoys going to the lake and surfing, and anything else outdoors. He believes construction is the ultimate team game and loves that everyone else at Holland Homes has the same mindset.

Katie McDonald

Interior Designer

Katie McDonald grew up in Wethersfield, Connecticut, before attending Providence College in Rhode Island. She graduated with a degree in Business Management but has worked in the interior design industry for 3 years. She is new to the construction industry since starting with Holland Homes but loves working with homeowners to design their dream home. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, friends and puppy, Benning.

Allison Roosa

Closing Coordinator

Allison Rossa grew up in Pennsylvania but being an Army wife has moved her all over the county, including Alaska! She’s new to the construction industry after taking her current job with Holland Homes. She graduated from California University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Business Administration. Allison is married with two children, and a home full of rescue animals. What she loves most about working for Holland Homes is the family work environment and watching buyers fall in love with the home building process.

Robert Hardwick

Dancor & Shop Manager

Robert Hardwick grew up in Lake City, Florida and has been in the construction industry for 13 years. Before joining the Holland Homes team, he served in the United States Army and was stationed in South Korea. Him and his wife, Nickie, have been married for 28 years. He loves to spend time with his family, including his 3 grandchildren and enjoys helping and serving others. His favorite part about working at Holland Homes is that he gets to be a part of every house we build.

Connor Borie

Assistant Project Leader

Connor Borie was born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama. He has been in the construction industry for 4 years now. Him and his girlfriend, Savannah, have a white lab named Drake. He loves spending time on Lake Martin and doing anything outdoors. Connor’s favorite part about working at Holland Homes is getting to see how happy homeowners are when their completed home is finally turned over to them.

Josh Maio

Assistant Project Leader

Josh Maio grew up in Skipperville, Alabama and has been in the construction industry for 5 years. He attended Auburn University where he met his wife, Sydney. He enjoys reading old books and anywhere he can sit around a fire. His favorite part about working at Holland Homes is the camaraderie with his fellow project leaders.

Josiah Lanier

Assistant Project Leader

Josiah Lanier grew up in Hartselle, Alabama and has just started in the construction industry after accepting a job at Holland Homes. He attended the University of Alabama and received a degree in Operations Management with a specialization in Supply Chain Management. Fun Fact: Josiah also has a Pastoral Leadership Certification from Highlands College. He enjoys spending time with his friends and family and likes to write music. He enjoys working at Holland Homes because everyone is passionate about what they do, and it helps us create an excellent product.

Lauren Higgins

Human Resources Administrator

Lauren Higgins grew up locally in Opelika, Alabama and is new to the construction industry. She enjoys travelling with her husband, Wade, in their camper and is a movie fanatic. She has 2 energetic dogs, a Catahoula named Cletus and a rescue named Daisy. She also has a very spoiled rescue cat named Priss. She enjoys the teamwork at Holland Homes and how the environment is very family oriented.

Michael Ostenson

Assistant Project Leader

Michael Ostenson grew up in Alpharetta, Georgia and has been in the construction industry for 2 years. He graduated from Auburn University and shortly after graduation, he married his wife, Rebecca. He enjoys watching cricket and soccer in his free time. He also enjoys cooking with his friends and family. His favorite part of working at Holland Homes is having a hard-working team to work with that produce beautiful homes.

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