STEVE ROBL, Chairman

Steve established Robl Construction, a residential and light commercial construction company,  in 1978 and serves as President.  Mr. Robl is active in the Wichita Area Builders Association, serving on the Board of Directors continuously since 1994 and was its President in 2000. In addition, he is active in the Catholic Church and their various charities as well as the Maize Schools, Security National Bank Advisory Board, Wichita Technical School Board and New England Financial Board. Mr. Robl obtained a Bachelors Degree in Secondary Education from Ft. Hays State University.


JIM GRUVER, Vice-Chairman

Jim has owned and operated James Gruver Construction, Inc., Hutchinson, Kansas, since 1990.  Jim is a graduate of Buhler High School, Hutchinson Community College and Kansas State University.  During these education years he worked at miscellaneous construction jobs.  After graduation, he was a job foreman and supervisor for a custom builder from 1975 to 1989.  In 1998, Jim added Cabinet Connections to his operations and developed his first subdivision in 1999. In addition to the operation of his two companies, Jim has served as President of the Hutchinson Building Association, served on the Hutchinson Housing Commission, Building Trades Advisory Council for Hutchinson Community College and the City of Hutchinson Board of Appeals. Jim and his wife, Debby, of 31 years have two adult children and numerous hobbies.


DEBBIE ROWE, Trust Secretary

Debbie attended Kansas State University majoring in Business before entering the family business, Manko Window Systems in Manhattan, Kansas.  During the past 20 years, she has held the positions of Office Manager, Credit Manager and is currently Human Resource Administrator.  In addition to her dedication to the family business, she’s an active board member of the Sunflower Pilot Club, Manhattan Workforce Advisory Board and a member of the Flint Hills Home Builders Association.  Debbie has been married to her husband Dave for 29 years; they have two daughters and one granddaughter.


DAN BEAL

Dan attended The University of Kansas majoring in Mechanical Engineering and earned a  Master’s in Business Administration before entering the family business, McElroy’s Mechanical Contractor in Topeka, Kansas. He has worked there for 24 years in management positions and has been President for the past 10 years. He is a licensed professional engineer and holds the designation of LEED Accredited Professional from the U.S. Green Building Council. He is a Past President of the Topeka Active 20-30 Club and has served on the following boards: GO Topeka, Mechanical Contractors Association of Kansas, Topeka Independent Business Association, Plumbers and Pipefitters Joint Apprenticeship Board, and St. Francis Health Center Foundation. He was born, raised and resides in Topeka with his wife, Paula, and two sons, Braden and Parker.


MARK EATON

Founder of Eaton Roofing & Exteriors, Inc. of Wichita. Mark has been the President of the family owned business for more than 20 years. Mark currently serves as the Chairman of the Wichita Area Builders Association Home Show and has previously served as a board member for the Wichita Area Builders Association. Mark also currently serves as a board member for the Kansas Roofing Association. Mark is active in various charitable organizations, donating time and materials for Habitat for Humanity, Homebuilders Care Foundation Homes for Veterans, as well as Catholic Charities. Mark was also selected as the lead general contractor for the 2005 ABC Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. Mark and his wife, Susan, of 32 years have two adult daughters that work alongside him in the family business.


MATT HOISINGTON

Matt Hoisington was raised in Paradise, Kansas and graduated from Fort Hays State University with a degree in Sociology.  After working several years in education (Barton Community College and Georgia Southern University) and public administration (Kansas Department of Commerce), Matt bought C&V Home Improvement in Great Bend.  C&V specializes in siding, window and door replacement, residential and commercial overhead doors, steel guttering and weatherization services.  C&V has provided professional products and services to Central Kansas since 1976.  Currently, Matt and his wife, Mary, reside in Great Bend with their two children, Marissa and Josh.


LEE LARSON

Lee is the owner of Coronado Construction in Lindsborg, Kansas. Lee has been an active member of the Salina Home Builders Association and is immediate past president of that Local Association. His wife, Kim is designer/draftsman for the 22 year old business. After serving in the Navy for 4 years during the Viet Nam conflict, Lee attended Salina Area Vo Tech School on the GI bill and has since returned to teach courses there at both the high school and post high school level. Mr. Larson is active in numerous organizations: Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Habitat for Humanity Steering Committee, Walk to Emmaus Board of Directors, as well as serving his church. Lee and Kim spent last spring as part of a team that traveled to Haiti to build a medical clinic.


WILLIAM R. MILLER

William is the owner and President of Building Erection Services Co. and Midwest Crane and Rigging.  He is currently a member of the Associated Genera Contractors Association, American Sub-Contractors Association, Pre-stressed Concrete Institute, Kansas Pre-Cast Concrete Institute, Olathe and Kansas City, Kansas Chambers, Rural Water District No. 5, and Ironworkers Local No. 10.  He has served on the Board of many of these organizations.


KEVIN HOPPE

Kevin was born and raised in Wichita. He graduated from the University of Kansas with a degree in Accounting and Business Administration. Kevin began working for Action Plumbing in Lawrence, Kansas during college and has been with the company for 23 years. For the past 10 years, Kevin has been President of Action Plumbing. He is on the board of Directors for the Lawrence Home Builders Association and is active in his church. Kevin has been married to his wife Lisa for 22 years, and has 2 daughters, Kayla and Lauren.