Leadership 2023-01-18T14:26:50-05:00

Meet The Leadership

President: Gary Scola

Gary Scola is a real estate, design, and construction executive with twenty-eight (28) years of experience in the Mid-Atlantic and New England regions. Gary was the Director of Land Development at Lincoln Property Company for seven years and was essential to their successes in obtaining entitlements, development of property, and release of bonds. Gary, most recently, was the Vice President Operations for Brookfield Properties Development responsible and accountable for the operations of an 1,827-unit master-planned development located in Stafford, VA – Embrey Mill. Gary and his team transformed Embrey Mill to be an award-winning community. Gary is a graduate from the University of Massachusetts/Amherst, where he received a BS in Civil Engineering. He acquired his Professional Engineer certification from the State of Maine. Gary is a loyal Boston sports fan and spends much of his free time golfing, hiking, or enjoying a great meal or bourbon with friends and family.

First Vice President: Stefanie Smith, Elm Street Developement

Treasurer: Charlie Schulz, Wells Fargo
Secretary: Saif RahmanJR Real Estate Group, LLC
General Counsel: Tim Hughes, Bean, Kinney and Korman, PC
Vice President Associates: Jana Gilbert, The Engineering Groupe, Inc.
Vice President Member Services:
Mary Pociask, Schooley Mitchell
Vice President Government Affairs: Andrew Painter, Walsh, Colucci, Lubeley & Walsh PC
Immediate Past President: Jason Crismon, Toll Brothers
Chief Executive Officer: Debbie Rosenstein, NVBIA

Council Chairs

Custom Builders Council Chair: Chad Hackmann, Alair Homes Arlington
Sales & Marketing Council Chair: Laurie MatthewsLM Marketing Group

Committee Chairs

Future Leaders of the Industry Chair:  Joanna Kirby,Universal Engineering Sciences, Inc.
Real Estate Finance Chair: Carol O’Connell, CMG Home Loans
Women in the Building Industry President: Priya Tiwari, D. R. Horton

Chapter Officers

Fairfax-Alexandria-Arlington Chapter President: John Levtov, christopher consultants, now IMEG
Fairfax-Alexandria-Arlington Chapter Vice President:

Fauquier Chapter President: Tom Marable, Van Metre Homes
Fauquier Chapter Vice President: Lee Wingo, Drees Homes

Loudoun Chapter President: Matt Lawrence, Pennoni
Loudoun Chapter Vice President: Brandon Ferrell, christopher consultants, now IMEG

Prince William Chapter President: Jessica Francis, Drees Homes
Prince William Chapter Vice President: Brian Prater, Walsh, Colucci, Lubeley & Walsh, P.C.

Additional Members to the NVBIA Board of Directors

Directors at Large
Steve Aylor, Miller and Smith
Tony FreeD. R. Horton
Melissa Farrar, Washington Gas
Gregg Hughes, Brookfield Residential
Howard Katz, Toll Brothers
Lauren Kinard, First Excel Title, LLC
Greg Leygraaf, Toll Brothers
Sal Migliore, NVR, Inc., dba NVHomes/Ryan Homes
Shane Murphy, Miles & Stockbridge
Martin Rizer
, K. Hovnanian Homes
Mya Tran-Harter, Intercoastal Mortgage, LLC

HomeAid: Kristyn Burr, HomeAid National Capital Region

Presidential Appointees: 
Will Lee, True Life Companies
CJ Fisher, DRB Homes

NVBIA is a 3-in-1 Membership

Our members are also represented by the HBAV: Home Builders Association of Virginia and the NAHB: National Association of Home Builders, which concentrates on Capitol Hill and federal agencies.