Rick McGuire

Rick McGuire |  President

McGuire Builders, Inc. | Lubbock, Texas 

Rick has been building homes in Lubbock since 1982. A family business, McGuire Builders, Inc., specializes in building custom homes in all price ranges, apartment construction, light commercial work and property management. Rick previously sat on the state board responsible for maintaining the performance standards that addressed warranty issues required by the Texas Residential Construction Commission. In that capacity Rick stayed abreast of industry standards that affect all facets of home construction and continues to do so through his involvement in the Texas Association of Builders (TAB) and National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). He was named TAB’s "Builder of the Year" in 2009 and earned Life Director in 2008. Rick is entering his 10th year on TAB’s Executive Committee and seventh on the Government Relations Committee. He also serves on the NAHB Board of Directors. Prior to his building career, Rick worked as a Certified Public Accountant and audit manager for a large, international accounting firm. His clients included Fortune 500 manufacturing companies and bank holding companies.


Justin MacDonald Justin MacDonald | First Vice President

MacDonald Companies | Kerrville, Texas

Justin MacDonald was born into the home building industry. His grandmother, Jean MacDonald, was inducted into the Texas Housing Hall of Honor in 2010, and his father, Granger, is one of the most well respected pro-housing voices and builders in the nation. MacDonald Companies is family-owned and specializes in developing, building, and managing multifamily neighborhoods across Texas. Justin, President and Chief Operating Officer, is a third generation builder. He’s a NAHB director, committee chairman and state representative and has served as President of the Hill Country Builders Association twice. At the Texas Association of Builders (TAB), he has served on the Executive Committee and Finance Committees since 2009. Justin led the Government Relations Committee through one of TAB’s most successful legislative sessions in 2015. Justin has three degrees. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Visual Communications from Angelo State University (2003), followed by a MBA in Finance from the University of Texas-San Antonio (2006) and a managerial leadership certificate from UT’s Red McCombs School of Business (2015).


Justin MacDonald

Robert Wood | Vice President/Secretary

Robert Wood, Custom Homes by Robert Wood | Lubbock, Texas

In 2002, Robert began fulfilling a life-long dream of being a home builder as he opened the doors to Custom Homes by Robert Wood. Prior to starting his own business, he worked as a supplier to home builders for more than 20 years. This partnership between supplier and builder allowed him to see the importance of being engaged at the local and state levels of the home builders associations. Robert served as the 2011 President of the West Texas Home Builders Association and became active in the Texas Association of Builders. For the past six years, he has served on TAB’s Executive Committee and is a State Director. Since 2010, he’s been a member of TAB’s Government Relations Committee, HOMEPAC Trustees and chaired the Membership Committee. Robert also served as the 2016 Sunbelt Committee Co-Chair. All of Robert’s professional engagements rank second to his commitment to his community. His hands-on approach has allowed him to work directly with the Lubbock Make a Wish Foundation, March of Dimes, Highpoint Village and Lubbock Homes for Heroes. The Albuquerque, N.M., native considers Lubbock his hometown and is proud that he raised his family there and gets to watch his grandchildren grow up there as well.


Sue Ann Pinger

Sue Ann Pinger | Treasurer

Pinger and Company LLC | Austin, Texas 

From 2005-15 Sue served as CFO of Tilson Home Corporation, a Texas family-owned and run custom home builder that was founded in 1932 and specializes in building homes on the land owned by their customers, many of which are in the unincorporated areas of Texas. Sue has served on the Audit and Finance Committees for the Texas Association of Builders (TAB). She was also involved with TAB members, staff and other affected parties in the revisions of the language of the cost of goods sold section of the Texas Margins Tax for the home building industry. She has served on TAB’s Executive Committee for the past four years, as a State Director for the past two years and is a Trustee of the Texas Builders Foundation. Raised in Minnesota, Sue graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth with a Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology. After moving to Houston, she attended the University of Houston and completed her Masters of Science in Accountancy and became a CPA. Sue started her accounting career with Arthur Andersen, worked at Deloitte & Touche and with a family owned real estate business before joining Tilson Homes.


Tim Jackson

Tim Jackson | Immediate Past President

Tim Jackson Custom Homes, Inc. | Fairview, Texas

Tim was born in Amarillo and is a life-long Texan. After graduating from Texas Tech University in 1985 with a Bachelor of Business Finance degree, Tim began his career in home building. In 1996, Tim formed Tim Jackson Custom Homes. He began his involvement with the Dallas Builders Association (DBA) in 1998, served as president in 2009 and has chaired many committees and events including two Habitat for Humanity projects, and was named Custom Builder of the Year by the DBA in 2006 and 2010. He also received the prest­­­igious Hugh Prather Award from the DBA in 2014, an award given to a builder who has done the most for the betterment of his community and work to help his fellow man. Tim most recently served as President of the Texas Association of Builders (TAB) in 2016. He is also active on TAB’s Executive Committee and National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Board of Directors. Tim Jackson Custom Homes is proud to have constructed a mortgage-free home for one of our Nation's wounded veterans through Operation FINALLY HOME.



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Scott Norman

Scott Norman

Executive Director




Mary Castetter

Mary Castetter

Senior VP of Administration




Ned Muñoz

VP of Regulatory Affairs & General Counsel




Debbie Davis

Communications & Marketing Manager | Email for Media Inquires 




Sloan Landre

Administrative Assistant



Melinda Smith

Legislative Administrative Assistant


Angelica Stehling, CMP

Director of Events & Partnerships



Lorraine Urey

Director of Member Services



Canda Warner

Operations Manager



Felicia Wright

Associate Director of Legislative & Political Affairs



Tamara Zengerle

Associate Director of Information Systems & Trade Show Operations





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Fred Buchek, San Antonio *1948 Miles Strickland, Houston
*1949 E.P. Lamberth, Dallas *1950 Troy F. Jones, Amarillo
*1951 Joe Driskell, Fort Worth *1952 E.J. "Jim" Burke, Jr., San Antonio
*1953 Preston Plumb, Houston *1954 William J. Elliott, El Paso
*1955 W. Hal McGraw, Dallas *1956 J.G. "Doc" Powers, Tyler
*1957 R. O. Woodson, Corpus Christi *1958 Edgar von Scheele, San Antonio
*1959 Larry Blackmon, Fort Worth *1960 Harold Smith, Dallas
*1961 Krist Hubert, Houston *1962 E. H. "Cotton" Jaroszewski, San Antonio
*1963 C.W.L. "Dub" Dennis, Wichita Falls *1964 Jesse A. Baker, San Antonio
*1965 Leland G. Lee, Dallas *1966 Raleigh A. Smith, Jr., Houston
*1967 M.D. "Bucky" Buchanan, Arlington *1968 C.L. Reeves, Austin
*1969 Neil Whitley, Victoria *1970 John A. Worley, Dallas
1971 James H. Uptmore, San Antonio *1972 Harold P. Hill, Houston
*1973 Willis G. Schoemaker, El Paso *1974 Herman J. Smith, Fort Worth
*1975 Thurman Barrett, Jr., San Antonio *1976 James O. Abston, Dallas
*1977 J. L. Phillips, Houston 1978 Robert C. Findlay, Fort Worth
*1979 Bruce Plunkett, Tyler *1980 John R. Schatzman, El Paso
1981 Vernon Smith, Jr., Dallas *1982 Alvin Amelunke, Waco
1983 Doyle Stuckey, Houston 1984 Jimmy Rogers, Fort Worth
1985 Don Morgan, Longview *1986 Mike Mahaffey, Dallas
*1987 Trigg Forister, Austin 1988 Jeff Lewis, Houston
*1989 J. B. Sandlin, Fort Worth 1990 Steve Patrick, Waco
*1991 Arelyn Cox, Lubbock/Fort Worth 1992 Jerry Smith, Sr., San Antonio
*1993 Ron Formby, Fort Worth 1994 Charles Leyendecker, Houston
1995 Mike Karm, Houston 1996 C. Kent Conine, Dallas
1997 Randy Neugebauer, Lubbock 1998 Gary Sheffield, Fort Worth
1999 Steve Conaway, Tyler 2000 Randy Birdwell, Houston
2001 Chuck Dennis, Wichita Falls 2002 Douglas Gilliland, Ft. Worth
2003 Bob Garrett, Tyler 2004 Bobby Bowling IV, El Paso
2005 Ray Tonjes, Austin 2006 George Lewis, Dallas
2007 Jerry Carter, Dallas 2008 Andy Hutchison, Lubbock
2008 Rick Montelongo, San Antonio 2009 Ron Connally, Amarillo
2010 G. Granger MacDonald, Kerrville 2011 Randy Bayer, Houston
2012 David Miller, Lubbock 2013 Eddie Martin, Houston
2014 Joe Carlyle, Troup 2015

Steve Sorrells, Waco

2016 Tim Jackson, Fairview    

TAB Past Presidents - PDF  |  NOTE: * Denotes Deceased




























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