Bob is our Business Manager for New Leaf Custom Homes and has spent the last 12 years building over 100 custom homes in Reynolds Lake Oconee and the Lake Oconee Area. He has built numerous award-winning show homes including the Southern Living Idea Home; Links Golf Magazine Home; Ideal Living Magazine Home and Travel & Leisure Magazine Show Home. During this time, Bob has had the opportunity to work directly with some of the top residential architects from around the country. Bob has professional designations through the National Association of Home Builders including CGB, GMB, CGP, MCGP, and EarthCraft Builder. He is licensed through the State of Georgia as a Light Commercial/Residential Builder. Bob has a passion for design/build and takes great pride in delivering on New Leaf Custom Homes’ core values of Integrity, Team Work, Exceptional Quality and Stewardship. Prior to joining New Leaf Custom Homes, Bob owned and operated his own construction business in Kentucky specializing in custom home building. Bob lives in Reynolds Lake Oconee with his wife Charity and their youngest daughter Lauren who is a senior at Lake Oconee Academy. Their oldest daughter Hannah lives in CA and their son Bobby is currently attending USNA in Annapolis Maryland.
Peter joined the New Leaf Custom Homes team from his position as Sales Executive for Reynolds Plantation Properties, LLC. Peter manages the selection and sale of custom and portfolio homes for new clients that choose New Leaf Custom Homes as their homebuilder. Peter brings over 27 years of experience in manufacturing and custom engineered solutions for a broad client base, as well as, more than 15 years experience in residential home and land sales. Peter has an undergraduate degree in economics and a master’s degree in business administration. Peter is a licensed real estate broker in Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, and North Carolina and also holds a private pilot license.
Tracey is our Design and Purchasing Manager. She has been in the new home construction industry for more than 20 years and has been a licensed Realtor in Georgia since 1998. She understands the entire process of home design, exterior finishes and interior finishes. “I love what I do every day and take my job very serious. Meeting with all our clients personally and helping them through this wonderful process of building their dream home is amazing. Watching a house become a home is the most rewarding feeling! Tracey is one important part of our excellent team of people that work together to assure our clients are 100% thrilled with their new home. Tracey’s construction career began overseeing builder accounts for a large electrical contractor. She was eventually pursued by home building companies and worked her way into Operation Manager positions for several regional homebuilders, overseeing the home building process for over 100+ homes per year. She has had extensive training and job experience in new home sales as well as interior design. Tracey lives in Madison, Georgia with her husband Mark and 3 of their children. Most of her time off work is spent with their children, fury family member Baylor and watching their son Brendan play baseball and football.
Roger is our Director of Architectural Design and is responsible for the management of new product development, design and customization of architectural plans along with design related market research. Roger interfaces directly with the client to create personal custom plans or personal modified portfolio plans. He is also involved with new site evaluations and interfaces with jurisdictional planning, zoning, and permitting authorities. Prior to joining New Leaf Custom Homes, Roger owned and operated Keystone Design Associates where he offered a variety of architectural design services to builders and individual clients. Roger was also Director of Architecture for Atlanta based John Wieland Homes and Director of Design Review for Peachtree City Development Corporation where he co-founded Magnus Homes. Roger has been a professional member of the American Institute of Building Design since 1996, and a Certified Professional Building Designer since 2005. Roger is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Architecture and a concentration in Spanish language. Roger lives in Newnan, GA with his wife Lynn and their youngest daughter.
David is a Custom Builder for New Leaf Custom Homes (NLCH) and has been working with Bob Hatfield in the Lake Oconee area for more than a year. Before joining NLCH, David owned and operated a successful remodeling/building business in Kentucky. In 2007, he won the People’s Choice Award for best whole house remodel in Lexington, KY. David has certifications for lead abatement in home remodeling and he has passed the Home Inspection certification course. In just over a year with the NLCH, David has quickly developed a reputation as a solid home builder who earns respect from trade contractors and vendors. He is well organized, very experienced and knows how to follow a critical path schedule. Most importantly, David realizes the importance of giving NLCH clients superior quality, customer service and attention to detail while at the same time developing lasting relationships. David lives in the Lake Oconee area with his wife Lana. They have two adult children.
Mark is our President, and Area Manager of New Leaf Homes and is a passionate leader in the home building and neighborhood development industry. With more than 30 years of experience in the residential development and home building business, he has developed a proven reputation for integrity, exceptional quality and results. Mark manages the organization’s Georgia operations and North Carolina partnership with an inspiring work ethic and a commitment to building a quality team; an effective client process and an outstanding finished product. Before joining New Leaf Homes, he served in executive management and operation roles for 3 large developer/builder companies in the Southeast. Mark graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Science in Building Construction Management. He is a current member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and the local chapter of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). Mark lives in Madison, Ga with his wife Tracey and three of their children.
Mark is our Area Business Manager for the southwest Atlanta homebuilding operation. He has 20 years of experience in residential home construction, renovations, light commercial, and land development. Prior to joining New Leaf Custom Homes in 2013, Mark was a partner and owner/operator of J&J Quality Homes, Inc., a residential homebuilding, and land development company in the south metro Atlanta area. Mark possesses a State of Georgia Residential Basic Contractors License and GSWCC Level 1A Certification. A graduate from Columbus State College in Columbus, GA with a BS in Political Science with an emphasis in Public Administration, Mark also received an Educational Teaching Certificate from West Georgia College in Carrollton, Ga. Mark currently lives in Fayetteville, GA with his wife of 25 years Natalie, and daughter Peyton.
Adam Rice, General Contractor and Partner of New Leaf Homes in North Carolina, is a second-generation builder with more than 20 years experience in commercial construction and custom home building. As both a licensed General Contractor and a skilled, hands-on craftsman, Adam’s comprehensive experience within the building industry gives him a better understanding of all aspects of his projects.
This enables him to choreograph large construction projects from start to finish. We deliver superior quality on every aspect of the project, right down to the smallest detail — whether that be our signature exterior coverings, timber works, or fine interior finishes.
Furthermore, Adam’s long-standing relationships with area suppliers and tradesmen assist him in delivering the highest quality of service, on-time and within budget.
NLHNC has the expertise to deliver superior quality and great value for money. As well as turn-key projects, the company also handles projects such as grading, infrastructure development, foundation and retaining wall construction, septic system installation, and framing — all in-house.
Adam, an Indiana native, studied Construction Technology at Purdue University and moved to North Carolina in the 1990s. He lives in Blowing Rock with his wife, Elizabeth and their two children, Isaac and Eli.