Meet The Leadership
President: Soledad Portilla, Beazer Homes
Soledad Portilla is the Vice President of Land Acquisition at Beazer Homes. Her responsibilities include new deal sourcing and acquisitions as well as shepherding projects through the development process. Soledad has over 10 years of experience in real estate development and management. She hold an MBA in Real Estate and Finance from The George Washington University and a B.S. in Finance from the San Francisco de Quito University. Soledad is a founding member and former co-chair of the Women in the Building Industry Committee and is also a past president of the Fairfax-Arlington-Alexandria Chapter. She currently serves on the Board for HomeAid Northern Virginia.
1st Vice President: Jason Crismon, Toll Brothers
Jason Crismon is an Area Sales Manager for Toll Brothers, Inc. He has 19 years of experience in the construction industry and has been involved in sales, purchasing, land development, acquisition, construction and customer service. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Public and Urban Affairs from Virginia Tech. Jason is also the past president of the Prince William Chapter. He looks forward to working with fellow members to help solve the labor shortage and housing affordability that we face as an industry.
Vice President Associates: Jana Gilbert, The Engineering Groupe, Inc.
Vice President Member Services: Jessica Francis, Drees Homes
Vice President Government Affairs: Andrew Painter, Walsh, Colucci, Lubeley & Walsh PC
Immediate Past President: Gene Forgale, Annandale Millwork and Allied Systems Corp.
Presidential Appointment: Carmela Patrick, Weber Rector Commercial Real Estate Services Inc
Presidential Appointment: Lauren Vanni, First Excel Title, LLC
Future Leaders of the Industry Chair: Eric Bogumil, christopher consultants
Real Estate Finance Chair: Carol O’Connell, McLean Mortgage Corporation
Women in the Building Industry President: Melissa Farrar, Washington Gas
Additional Members to the NVBIA Board of Directors
Directors at Large
Shane Murphy, Reed Smith LLP
Sal Migliore, Beazer Homes
Greg Leygraaf, Toll Brothers
John Darvish, John Darvish Construction Company
David DeMarco, PulteGroup
Steve Aylor, Miller and Smith
Howard Katz, Toll Brothers
George Korzeniewski, Stanley Martin Homes
Mya Tran-Harter, Intercoastal Mortgage, LLC
Active Senior Life Directors
Steve Aylor, Miller and Smith (Past President)
Roy Beckner, SW Rodgers
Jerry Berman, The Christopher Companies (Past President)
David Bomgardner, Walsh, Colucci, Lubeley, & Walsh, PC
Howard Bomstein, The Washington Post
Christopher Brown, christopher consultants, Ltd.
Vince Butler, Butler Brothers Corp. (Past President)
Louis Canonico, christopher consultants, Ltd.
Diane Cox Basheer, Basheer & Edgemoore (Past President)
Alicia Cox Skoug, Drees Homes (Past President)
Brian Davidson, Van Metre Homes (Past President)
Thomas E. Donaldson, SugarOak Corporation (Past President)
Rick Entsminger, Elm Street Development (Past President)
Gene Frogale, Annandale Millwork & Allied Systems Corp.
Gary Garczynski, National Capital Land & Development (Past President)
Louis V. Genuario, Jr., The Genuario Companies/Wakefield Homes (Past President)
Rick Genuario, The Genuario Companies/Wakefield Homes
David Gill, Wire Gill LLP
Michael J. Gorman, Oakridge Communities (Past President)
Benjamin Graham, The Graham Companies (Past President)
Mark Granville-Smith, Classic Concept Builders, Inc. (Past President)
Karen Hammond, Hammond Agency Inc.
W. Craig Havenner, The Christopher Companies (Past President)
Chip Helme, Thompson Greenspon
Joe Jacobs, Elm Street Development
Paul B. Johnson, Charles P. Johnson and Associates
Michael Jordan, Robert B. Jordan Companies (Past President)
Matt Kroll, Willowsford (Past President)
Clark Massie, Tetra Corporation (Past President)
Scott McGeary, Washington Gas
Joseph Paciulli, Paciulli, Simmons & Associates, Ltd.
Sherman Patrick, Compton & Duling LLC
Scott C. Plein, Equinox Investments, LLC (Past President)
Patrick Rhodes, Jr., The IDI Group Companies (Past President)
Russell Rosenberger, Madison Homes, Inc. (Past President)
Deborah Rosenstein, Rosenstein Research Associates, Inc. (Past President)
Mike Sandkuhler, Van Metre Homes
Gary Smerk, Cox Communications of NoVa
Douglas Smith, Soil Consultants Engineering Inc
John D. Stokely, Cavalier Land Development (Past President)
Mark A. Sucher, Lyons & Sucher Marketing Design Digital
Mark D. Trostle, Willowsford (Past President)
Alan Walker, Walker Title LLC
Robert Wilcox, Calvert Luxury Homes (Past President)
J. Truett Young, Stanley Martin Homes (Past President)
Bill Zink, christopher consultants, Ltd.