Leadership 2020-05-07T11:23:58-04:00

Meet The Leadership

President: Gene Frogale, Annandale Millwork & Allied Systems
Gene Frogale is the President of Annandale Millwork and Allied Systems Corporation, which has been a family-owned business since its inception in 1952.  Together with his brother, Rob Frogale, Annandale Millwork supplies structural building components, windows and exterior doors, prehungs and trim and high end architectural millwork to home builders and multi-family builders.  Gene’s role within the company is creating new business relationships as well as maintaining exceptional relations with existing customers.  He is a Senior Life Director at NVBIA and serves on the Executive Board. Gene received double majors in History and Philosophy at Williams College in Massachusetts and earned his EMBA at George Mason University.

1st Vice President: Soledad Portilla, Stanley Martin Homes
Soledad Portilla is a Land Acquisition Manager at Stanley Martin 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.

Treasurer: Howard Katz, Toll Brothers
With more than 25 years’ experience in planning and development, he has been involved in all facets of the homebuilding process, including initiating and negotiating new acquisitions, managing the land entitlement and development process, reviewing product sales of direct competitors for market share and target market opportunities as well as sales and construction operational duties. He has participated in the NAHB Senior’s Housing Symposium, lecturing on active-adult infill. Earlier in his career, Howard worked in local government planning, as a planning consultant and for private developers. A native of Maryland, Howard earned both his B.A. in urban and environmental studies and Master of Community Planning degrees from the University of Maryland.

Secretary: 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: Missy Elliott, The Sherwin Williams Company/Duron Paint
Vice President Member Services: Bruce BennettRegister Marketing
Vice President Government Affairs: Andrew Painter, Walsh, Colucci, Lubeley & Walsh PC
Immediate Past President: Alicia Cox SkougDrees Homes
Presidential Appointment: John DarvishJohn Darvish Construction Company
Presidential Appointment:  David DeMarcoPulteGroup

Council Chairs

Custom Builders Council Chair: Ali KhazaiCapital City Builders LLC
Sales & Marketing Council Chair: Laurie MatthewsLM Marketing Group

Committee Chairs

Future Leaders of the Industry Chair:  Eric Bogumilchristopher consultants
Real Estate Finance Chair:  Charlie SchulzWells Fargo
Women in the Building Industry President: Melissa FarrarWashington Gas

Chapter Officers

Fairfax-Alexandria-Arlington Chapter President: Don Hughes, PulteGroup
Fairfax-Alexandria-Arlington Chapter Vice President: Scott Tressler,
Toll Brothers

Fauquier Chapter President: Doug SmithSoil Consultants Engineering Inc.
Fauquier Chapter Vice President: TBD

Loudoun Chapter President: Peter Lazarevich, Gordon
Loudoun Chapter Vice President:Rich Brittingham, Dewberry

Prince William Chapter President: Mike BurtonLennar
Prince William Chapter Vice President: Emily McKeownDewberry

Additional Members to the NVBIA Board of Directors

HomeAid Liaison: Jerry BermanThe Christopher Companies

Directors at Large
Shane Murphy, Reed Smith LLP
Sal Migliore
Beazer Homes
Gary Scola, Newland
Greg Leygraaf, Toll Brothers
Brian Thomas,
Charles P. Johnson and Associates
John DarvishJohn Darvish Construction Company
David DeMarcoPulteGroup

Active Senior Life Directors
Steven Alloy, Stanley Martin Companies (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)
Diane DuBois
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. JohnsonCharles 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
John D. Stokely, Cavalier Land Development (Past President)
Mark A. Sucher, Lyons & Sucher Marketing Design Digital
Mark D. Trostle, Willowsford (Past President)
Robert Wilcox, Calvert Luxury Homes (Past President)
J. Truett Young, Stanley Martin Homes (Past President)

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.