Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees of the BIA of Central Ohio is the governing body of the Association and directs its affairs in a customary manner in accordance with the bylaws.

The Board is comprised of a unique group of individuals from diverse backgrounds, and each person brings their own expertise and talent to the table. The Board members are all volunteers, and they invest a great deal of time and energy into the betterment of BIA members' working and personal environments.

It is through their generosity that the BIA continues to become a more pivotal Association in the city and the state. Their time, effort and dedication to the Association are greatly appreciated.

2014 Executive Committee

Brian Jimenez 2013

Brian Jimenez
Jimenez-Haid Builders

Mark Toot 2013

Mark Toot
Legacy Custom Homes & Renovations
Senior Vice President

Joel Rhoades 2013

Joel Rhoades
EPCON Communities, Inc.
Builder Vice President

Chris Eramo 2013

Chris Eramo
John Eramo & Sons, Inc.
Associate Vice President

Craig Tuckerman 2013

Craig Tuckerman
The Tuckerman Home Group, Inc.


Mark Lomax

Mark Lomax
Installed Building Products
dba Swan Freedom

Charles Ruma

Charles E. Ruma
Virginia Homes
Immediate Past President

Jim Hilz - board

Jim Hilz
BIA of Central Ohio
Executive Director

2014 Trustees

Bart Barok 2013

Bart Barok
Nationwide Realty Investors 

 Craig Bohning

Craig Bohning
EMH&T, Inc.

 Mark Braunsdorf

Mark Braunsdorf
Compass Homes

Dave Brown 2013

Dave Brown
Regent Homes

Matt Callahan 2013

Matt Callahan
Dominion Homes

 Laura Comek

Laura Comek
Crabbe, Brown, & James, LLP

Gary Dunn 2013

Gary Dunn
Dunmoor Homes

Bob Gardner 2013

Bob Gardner
Coppertree Homes


Scott Green

Scott Green
Park National Bank

Jack Reitter 2013

Jack Reitter
Reitter Stucco & Supply Company, Inc.

2014 Foundation Board of Trustees

Founding Fathers

  • Michael Benner
  • Kenneth Campbell
  • John W. Kessler
  • M/I Homes Representative (for the late Irving E. Schottenstein)
  • Daniel M. O'Brien
  • Charles J. Ruma

Executive Committee

  • Brian Jimenez
  • Mark Toot
  • Joel Rhoades
  • Chris Eramo
  • Craig Tuckerman
  • Mark Lomax
  • Charles E. Ruma
  • Jim Hilz - Executive Director


  • Bruce H. Burkholder
  • William Fannin, Sr.
  • Jack R. Graf, Jr.
Regent Homes
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As leaders in the housing industry, we are dedicated to protecting the industry while promoting ethical business practices and standards.
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