HBASC Leadership Welcomes New Faces
The Home Builders Association of South Carolina (HBASC) membership has elected its Executive Committee and Board to lead the HBASC through 2020. The Executive Committee and Board are charged with representing the HBASC at various functions and conveying the Association’s mission and views in a positive light. It is the leadership of all HBA members, who volunteer their own time, that carry the HBASC into the future with the anticipation of a positive outlook for the industry.
Wayne Moore President Wayne Moore is President of Harold Moore Builder, Inc. Established in 1971, Harold Moore Builder, Inc. is a licensed General Contractor serving residential and commercial clients in the Upstate region of South Carolina. Wayne has served as President of the Greenville HBA and has been recognized as the Greenville HBA Builder of the Year. He is a graduate of Clemson University. He and his wife Kristina have two children, Claudia and Nathan. As president, Moore is the chief elected officer of the HBASC and influences HBA goals and objectives during his term in office. He serves on all committees and works closely with the Executive Director to ensure that the Association is meeting the needs of its members.
David Tuttle Vice President David Tuttle, a graduate of the University of South Carolina, is the president of Lake Carolina Development in Columbia. He has served as president of the Building Industry Association of Central S. C. He resides in Columbia with his wife, Julie and their children. Vice President Tuttle will perform the duties and responsibilities of the President during the President’s absence.
Louie Hopkins Treasurer Louie Hopkins, owner and president of Hopkins Builders, has been involved in the building industry for over 20 years. His company has experience building all styles and designs of homes from the modest starter home to the most elite custom homes. Louie started his career working in the family business at an early age learning the essentials of the home building trade. In 2001, he took his knowledge and business expertise to a new level when he formed Hopkins Builders. Hopkins plays a key role in the HBASC as treasurer, ensuring the integrity of fiscal affairs and accurate financial records are maintained.
Rob Clemons Secretary Clemons has been working in the construction field since 2002. He is the General Manager at Monarch Solar and owner of Carolina Bays Real Estate. He is a long time member and 2015/2016 President of the Horry Georgetown Home Builders Association. Rob has been recognized by Professional Builder magazine as one of the 40 under 40 in the country. He and his wife live in Murrells Inlet, SC. As secretary for the HBASC, Clemons performs such duties as keeping records of decisions/discussions at Executive Committee and Board of Directors meetings and maintains custody of the HBASC corporate seal through his signature.
Andy Barber Immediate Past President Andy Barber is the President and founder of Generation Homes out of Charleston. He is the first recipient of the HBASC Associate Member of the Year award, and serves as chairman of the Building Codes Committee. The Immediate Past President provides advice and leadership to the Board of Directors regarding past practices and other matters to assist the Board in governing the Association.
Bennett Griffin, CIC Associates Vice President Hartsville native Bennett Griffin is a key member of the Executive Committee in that he assists in the performance of the president’s duties with emphasis on associate members’ issues. He ensures recognition of associate members and efforts are made promote doing business with other members, essentially enhancing associate members’ business. For more than10 years, Griffin has been with Frank B. Norris & Company and now Brabham Griffin Insurance. He is active in several local associations around the state. Before joining Frank B. Norris & Co., he worked in commercial construction throughout the state. Griffin and his wife, Helen, live in Columbia with their three children Charlie, Ann West and Grier.
Doug James District 1 Vice President Doug is the President and Owner of Osprey Construction Company, Inc, a custom home building firm on Kiawah, Seabrook, and Johns Island. He is an active member of the Charleston Home Builders Association, which named him Builder of the Year in 2012 and President in 2015, and has served on the Charleston County Construction Board of Adjustment & Appeals since 2001. He enjoys sharing his building and carpentry skills with Habitat for Humanity, Homeworks, and the Boy Scouts of America. James lives in Charleston with his wife Carolee and has two adult sons. He represents the Charleston HBA and the Hilton Head Area HBA.
Eddie Yandle, CMB and CGP District 2 Vice President Eddie and Shanna Yandle are the owners and founders of Executive Construction. Eddie Yandle has been in the building industry his entire life and has earned the professional designations of a Certified Master Builder (CMB) and a Certified Green Professional (CGP). Eddie is very involved with his local community events and is served as the 2016 President for the BIA of Central S. C. Yandle represents the BIA of Central S. C., HBA of Lancaster County, HBA of Orangeburg-Bamberg-Calhoun, and HBA of York County.
Johnny Uldrick, CMB District 3 Vice President Johnny Uldrick, owner and General Contractor of Uldrick Builders, LLC, learned the business by watching and helping his father and eventually taking over the family business in 1990. He is most notably known for his custom built homes, which has offered him the opportunity of being the first recipient of the HBASC Thomas N. Bagnal Builder Member of the Year Award, in addition to being installed into the S. C. Housing Hall of Fame in 2012. Today, Uldrick Builders, LLC is still building custom homes and has also gained an impressive reputation in the commercial sector. Johnny represents the HBA of Aiken County, HBA of Anderson, Lakelands HBA and the HBA of Oconee.
Mark Autorino District 4 Vice President Mark Autorino is the President and founder of Autorino Construction Inc. Mark is a second generation builder, starting building with his father in the state of Florida. Autorino has been named Builder of the Year and has earned several awards and recognitions from both the HBAs of Greenville and Spartanburg. Autorino represents the HBA of Cherokee County, HBA of Greenville and the HBA of Greater Spartanburg.
Brian Casey District 5 Vice President Brian Casey Construction, LLC has been involved in the construction industry since the early 1990’s and has built quality homes in the Pee Dee Area. Casey has served as President of the HBA of the Greater Pee Dee and serves on the HBASC Building Codes Committee. Casey resides in Effingham with his wife, Heather, and children, Cameron, Claire and Caroline. Casey represents the Horry/Georgetown HBA and the HBA of the Greater Pee Dee.
Marc Ellis, CMB State Representative to NAHB Marc Ellis, past president of the HBASC, and was inducted to the S. C. Housing Hall of Fame in 2012, is the owner of Ellis Construction in Hilton Head. Marc has served as National Area Chair to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and as S. C.’s State Representative to NAHB. He’s very active in the HBA on all levels and is known for his determination to do what’s right for builders in South Carolina. As State Representative to the National Association of Home Builders, Ellis sits on the NAHB Corporate Board of Directors and represents all HBASC members and reports to the HBASC Board of Directors.

One District Vice President is appointed from each of the five districts. These appointees act as liaisons to the HBAs within their district. They communicate with local HBA executive officers and also at general membership meetings, reporting on HBASC activities, Board decisions, and issues of concern. In turn, District Vice Presidents report back to the HBASC Board of Directors on local HBA activities and concerns when other HBA representatives are not available.