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.

2016 Executive Committee

Joel Rhoades 2013

Joel Rhoades
EPCON Communities, Inc.

Bob Gardner 2013

Bob Gardner
Coppertree Homes
Senior Vice President

Craig Tuckerman 2013

Craig Tuckerman
The Tuckerman Home Group, Inc.
Builder Vice President

 Ann Misiolek

Ann Misiolek
Associate Vice President

Matt Callahan 2013

Matt Callahan
Pulte Group



Mark Lomax

Mark Lomax
Installed Building Products
dba Swan Freedom


Mark Toot 2013

Mark Toot
Legacy Custom Homes & Renovations
Immediate Past President


Jim Hilz - board
Jim Hilz
BIA of Central Ohio
Executive Director



2016 Trustees

Bart Barok 2013

Bart Barok
Nationwide Realty Investors 

Laura Comek

Laura Comek
Laura M. Comek Law, LLC

Charlie Driscoll 

Charlie Driscoll
Edwards Land Company

Scott Green

Scott Green
Park National Bank

Jim Lipnos

Jim Lipnos
Homewood Corporation

Jack Mautino

Jack Mautino
Westport Homes

Aj Mcpherson 

AJ McPherson
McPherson Connected Systems

Jeff Miller

Jeff Miller
Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.

Keith Sharrock

Keith Sharrock
Dave Fox Design/Build Remodelers

Brad Yates

Brad Yates
Manor Homes

2016 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

  • Joel Rhoades
  • Bob Gardner
  • Craig Tuckerman
  • Ann Misiolek
  • Matt Callahan
  • Mark Lomax
  • Mark Toot
  • Jim Hilz - Executive Director


  • Bruce H. Burkholder
  • William Fannin, Sr.
  • Jack R. Graf, Jr.
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As leaders in the housing industry, we are dedicated to protecting the industry while promoting ethical business practices and standards.
We support our community and our members through professional development, legislative outreach, industry promotion and charitable efforts.

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