Board of Directors

With decades of housing industry experience and vast connections, our Board helps grow our business.

Board of Directors

The Home Innovation Board of Directors brings a diversity of industry and business knowledge, expertise, and connections, and a wealth of leadership experience to help achieve our strategic business objectives.

Don Pratt

Don Pratt, Chairman, Board of Directors

Don Pratt is President & CEO of Construction Education & Consulting Services of Michigan, LLC. In this capacity, he consults with attorneys, building owners, homeowners, and insurance companies regarding construction-related issues such as defects, workmanship, water intrusion, mold, and energy. He has appeared as an expert witness in over 600 cases. Don is also an industry educator, having developed and taught construction-related classes like Michigan's required 60-hour pre-licensure training. Don also has a deep background in codes, chairing the Michigan Construction Code Commission for nearly 13 years.

Bruce Boncke

Bruce Boncke, Board of Directors

Bruce Boncke is CEO of BME Associates in New York, and has provided engineering and planning services for over 40 years. Bruce is generous with his expertise, serving as part of the training staff for the Monroe County Planning Department, NY Planning Federation, NY Association of Towns, NY State Bar Association, and NAHB’s University of Housing, on the local, state, and national levels. His leadership credentials span the industry as a past president of the NY Planning Federation, the Rochester Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Rochester HBA, and the NY State Builders Association, among other leadership roles. He was also a Lt. Governor-appointed member of the state’s Quality Communities Task Force Advisory Committee, and a member of the ANSI Consensus Committee that developed the ICC-700 National Green Building Standard.

Bob Hanbury

Robert Hanbury, Vice Chairman, Board of Directors

Bob Hanbury, a member of the NAHB Remodelers Hall of Fame, is President of House of Hanbury Builders, Inc., a full-service residential remodeling firm with 40+ years of transforming client ideas into inviting, usable spaces and improving the looks and livability of homes in the Greater Hartford, Connecticut, area. He also has a deep history in code development, as an ICC IEBC Development Code member for nearly 20 years. 

Joe Hikel, Treasurer, Board of Directors

Troy Johns

Troy Johns, Board of Directors

For the past 20 years, Troy Johns has been actively involved in the development, construction, and renovation of sustainable, healthy, highly energy-efficient homes in Clark County, Wash. As the largest builder in the Pacific Northwest, his company, Urban NW Homes, has established significant efficiencies among subcontractors in the region, allowing him to implement highly sustainable features for his homebuyers, while maintaining affordability. Believing that “green building” is just another way of saying smart and responsible building, Troy’s mission is to cut energy consumption in the homes he builds by 50% above Energy Star standards. He holds leadership positions with the BIA of Clark County, the BIA’s Green Building Council, and the BIA of Washington State.

Jerry Konter

Jerry Konter, Board of Directors

Jerry Konter, a Georgia-based builder with over 40 years of experience in residential construction, is NAHB’s 2020 Second Vice Chairman of the Board. Konter is the founder and president of Konter Quality Homes, which he established in 1977 in his home town of Savannah, Ga. The company builds a broad range of designs in production home communities and is also a custom builder. Over the years, it has constructed more than 2,000 single-family homes and 500 multifamily units in the Savannah area.

Randy Noel

Randy Noel, Secretary, Board of Directors

Since the ripe age of 12 when his home builder father placed a broom in his hand on a home site, Randy Noel has been involved in home building in some form or fashion. He worked his way through the ranks and ultimately became vice president of operations for his father’s company. In 1985, he began his own custom building company, Reve Inc. He was president of the HBA of Greater New Orleans as well as the state association. He currently serves on the LHBA Self Insurance Workers Compensation Board of Trustees and the General Liability Indemnity Trust Board. He is an NAHB Life Member, and has been on its Executive Board since 2008. He is the past chairman of the Louisiana State Uniform Construction Council, and member of the Institute of Residential Marketing in the state of Louisiana.

Dean Potter, Board of Directors

Eileen Ramage, Board of Directors

Sonny Richardson

Sonny Richardson, Board of Directors

Dwight “Sonny” Richardson is a 2nd generation builder/contractor with extensive construction litigation experience. A 1970 Building Science graduate of Auburn University, Richardson is a licensed real estate broker, general contractor, home builder, master plumber/gas fitter & retired Lieutenant Colonel, US Army Corps of Engineers. He has twice chaired the NAHB Construction Codes & Standards Committee.
James W. Tobin III

James W. Tobin III, Board of Directors

Jim Tobin is NAHB’s president and CEO with more than 20 years of association experience a diverse housing policy background. Previously, he served as NAHB’s EVP, government affairs and chief lobbyist, where he directed the federal, state and local lobbying, as well as political activities for NAHB. Prior to NAHB, he was senior legislative assistant to former U.S. Rep. Frank Riggs (Calif.) and former U.S. Rep. Gary Franks (Conn.).

Kevin Woodward, Board of Directors

Jim Zengel, Board of Directors