Board of Directors

2019 Officers

DeFord Walker

DeFord Walker President

Southern Heritage Construction, LLC
(601) 941-1080
defordwalker@gmail.com

As President, DeFord works directly with Executive Officer, informs Executive Committee and Board of Directors on association matters, plans, prepares and carries out goals and policies, appoints and oversees committee and chairmen of committees, acts as public relations representative for HBAJ, serves as Chairman of the Board and Exec Committee, promotes interest and participation, seeks out new leadership to serve, prepares Vice President for their year as President, is actively involved in HBAJ, HBAM and NAHB events as much as possible.

John Michael Rainey

John Michael Rainey Vice President

Tailored South Homes, LLC
601-613-5242
jm@tailoredsouthhomes.com

As Vice President, John Michael works directly with President in bringing issues to Executive Committee and Board of Directors, works to increase membership, fulfills obligations and attendance as assigned by President, is actively involved in HBAJ and HBAM events as much as possible.

Bruce Kirkland

Bruce Kirkland Secretary/Treasurer

Kirkland Development Inc.
(601) 982-7381

As Secretary/Treasurer, Bruce works directly with President and EO relating to financial matters, reviews association finances, including budget, expenses, profit and loss and reports monthly to Exec and Board, assures attendance, votes and meetings are recorded and maintained, establishes the presence of a quorum, is actively involved in as many HBAJ events as possible.

Brent Clark

Brent Clark Builder Vice President

Clark Builders, LLC
(601) 613-7447
brent@clarkbuildersms.com

As Builder Vice President, Brent works with Executive Committee and Board of Directors to report and inform issues related to the builder membership, focuses on fostering relationships between builders and associates, prospects builder members on Board to fill next Builder Vice President position.

James Swanner

James Swanner Associate Vice President

AmFed Co.
(601) 427-3857
james.swanner@amfed.com

As Associate Vice President, James works with Executive Committee and Board of Directors to report and inform issues related to the associate membership, focuses on fostering relationships between associates and builders, prospects associate members on Board of Directors to fill next Associate Vice President position.

Shane McLendon, CPB, CAPS

Shane McLendon, CPB, CAPS Immediate Past President

Shane McLendon Builder, LLC
601-720-3785
shanethehomebuilder@gmail.com

As Immediate Past President, Shane is responsible for the Association’s Annual Awards, Installation Banquet, Nominations and Organization By-Laws.

HBAJ Board of Directors 2019

  • Steven Bailey
  • Bill Bethany
  • Chris Bond
  • Brent Clark
  • Kevin Cole
  • Christian Cowan
  • Eddie Duran
  • Marvin Freeman
  • Vernon Hearst
  • Drew Henderson
  • Andrew Johnson
  • Bruce Kirkland
  • Hunter Lee
  • Neal Mashburn
  • Scott May
  • Shane McLendon
  • Jason McNeel
  • Bruce Plunkett
  • Wade Quin
  • John Michael Rainey
  • Billy Ray
  • Cynde Ray
  • Bobby Rayburn
  • Terry Reeves
  • Steve Rimmer
  • Thomas Robb
  • Joe Robertson
  • Alex Ross
  • Jeff Salmons
  • Carl Sandberg
  • Todd Sandridge
  • Scott Shoemaker
  • Steven Smith
  • Kevin Stringer
  • Mark Stovall
  • James Swanner
  • John Travis
  • Kevin Troyer
  • DeFord Walker
  • Tim Weaver
  • James Worthy