STEVE ROBL, Chairman

Steve established Robl Construction, a residential and light commercial construction company, in 1978 and currently serves as CEO.  Mr. Robl is active in the Wichita Area Builders Association and served as its President in 2000. He has also served on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Home Builders continuously since 1994.

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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 Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Education from Fort 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.

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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 Builders 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 43 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.  Throughout the past 29 years as Human Resource Administrator, she has contributed to the family business by working with multiple locations in Junction City, Denver and Des Moines.

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In addition to her dedication to the family business, she’s an active board member of the Sunflower Pilot Club and volunteers at the District and International level of Pilot International. She is also a member of the Flint Hills Area Builders Association.  Debbie has been married to her husband Dave for 37 years.  They have two daughters, Mindy & Staci, and one granddaughter Amora who live in Kansas City.

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. Since joining McElroy’s in 1991, he has held various management positions and has been President since 2005.

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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: CoreFirst Bank and Trust, 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 25 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.

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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 35 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.

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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.  In 2016, Matt purchased Kansas Doors which installs and services commercial overhead doors throughout central and western Kansas.  Currently, Matt and his wife, Mary, reside in Great Bend with their two children, Marissa and Josh.

LEE LARSON

Lee has been the owner of Coronado Construction in Lindsborg, Kansas for 41 years. Lee has been an active member of the Home Builders Association of Salina since 1990 and a 5-time Past President of the Association. He has also been active in the National Association of Home Builders and KBIA for many years.

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After serving in the United States Navy for 4 years during the Viet Nam War, Lee attended Salina Tech on the GI bill and has since returned to teach courses there at both the high school and post high 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 has spent time in Haiti building Medical clinics, and in Mexico building homes.

WILLIAM R. MILLER

William is a managing member of Midwest Crane and Rigging, LLC.  He is currently a member of the Associated General Contractors Association and the American Sub-Contractors Association. He has served on the Board of various construction related businesses and organizations and enjoys splitting his time between Kansas and Arizona.

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 since 1992. For the past 13 years, Kevin has been President of Action Plumbing.

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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 25 years, and has 2 daughters, Kayla and Lauren.