2020 President Robert Flanders


Robert Flanders Installed as 63rd President of

The Home Builders Association of Greater Savannah


Robert Flanders, Co-Owner of Horizon Home Builders was recently installed as the 63rd President of the Home Builders Association of Greater Savannah (HBA). Flanders was installed by his long-time friend and fellow HBA member, Joel Gerber of Brannen, Searcy & Smith. The ceremony took place at the Savannah Marriott with over 250 members, family and friends.

Born and raised in Savannah, Flanders is a 2nd generation home builder who graduated from the University of Georgia. Flanders opened Horizon Home Builders with his brother, Richard, in 2003. He has been involved with the HBA for many years where he has served in various leadership roles.  

Flanders resides in Savannah with his wife Heidi and their son Alec.

Other Officers installed at the annual event were Matt Byrd of Matt Byrd New Homes as Vice President; Matthew Johns of Matthew Johns Construction as Treasurer; Jeff Kramer of America’s Home Place as Secretary; Carol Stone of CoastalStates Bank as Associate Vice President; and Rodney Rawls of Rawls Realty as Chairman of the Sales & Marketing Council.

Board Members for the Greater Savannah HBA and Sales & Marketing Council were also installed at the event.

The Builder Member of the Year Award was presented to Jerry Konter of Konter Quality Homes for his outstanding dedication to the HBA. Presidential Awards were presented to Priscilla Waldburg of Keller Williams, Bill Glass of Weiner, Shearouse, Weitz, Greenberg & Shawe, and Rodney Rawls of Rawls Realty by the 2019 President, Matthew Johns. Tracey Burdette of Renasant Bank was recognized as the Sales & Marketing Council Member of the Year and Mandy Grubbs of Atlanta Gas Light was awarded the Woody Woodward Memorial Award which recognizes outstanding contributions by an Associate member. The coveted Hall of Fame Award was presented to the very deserving Mr. Fred Buck.


2020 HBA Officers 

President: Robert Flanders | Vice President: Matt Byrd | Treasurer: Matthew Johns  | Secretary: Jeff Kramer  | Associate Vice President: Carol Stone | Sales and Marketing Council Chairman: Rodney Rawls | Executive Officer: Patty Rietkovich | Immediate Past President: Matthew Johns


2020 Board of Directors

President Robert Flanders
Vice-President Matt Byrd
Treasurer Matthew Johns
Secretary Jeff Kramer
Associate Vice President Carol Stone
National Director Beth Williams Holley
National Director Mark Konter
National Director Candler Wilson
National Director Lamar Smith
Life National Director Ed Feiler 
Senior Life Director Jerry Konter
State Director Matthew Johns
State Director Robert Flanders
State Director Matt Byrd
State Director Jeff Kramer
Alternate State Director Kevin Kirsch
Alternate State Director Fred Buck
Alternate State Director John Sumner
Alternate State Director Corde Wilson
Alternate State Director Beth Williams Holley
Alternate State Director Joe Marshall
Alternate State Director Mark Bouy
Alternate State Director Candler Wilson
Alternate State Director Greg Hardigree
Alternate State Director Mark Konter
Alternate State Director Walter Strong
Alternate State Director Josh Waters
Alternate State Director Mike Ryan
Alternate State Director Steven Smith
Alternate State Director John Mowry
Alternate State Director Fred Bricketto
Alternate State Director Corbin Wardlaw
Alternate State Director Bryan Wardlaw
Alternate State Director Tracy Tollison
Alternate State Director Chuck Tippins
Alternate State Director Clay Price
Alternate State Director Van Tyson
Alternate State Director Billy Norwood
Local Alternate Director Andy Davis
Local Alternate Director Jack Wardlaw
Local Alternate Director Stephen Remler
Local Alternate Director Steve Hall
Local Alternate Director Jerry Wardlaw
Associate Director Rob Brannen
Associate Director Kyle Whitty
Associate Director Terri Yanner
Associate Director Jeff Morton
Associate Director Tanya Milton
Associate Director Michael Lamb
Associate Director Rodney Rawls
Associate Director Tracey Burdette
Associate Director Shelia Doney
Associate Director Joe Inman
Associate Director Carla Estep
Associate Director Matt Toler
Associate Director Carol Stone
Associate Director Byron Loomis
Associate Director Hal Baird
Associate Director Nikki Pettit
Associate Director Jon Dasher
Associate Director Bill Shearouse
Associate Director Torrey Gray
Associate Director Lisa Shuman
Associate Director Mandy Grubbs
Local Alternate Director Josh Walker
Local Alternate Director Terry Coleman
Immediate Past President Matthew Johns
Legal Counsel Bill Glass
CPA Advisor Dan Mohawold
HBAG B-PAC Trustee Mark Konter
Insurance Representative Walter Corish
Sales & Marketing Chairman Rodney Rawls