Meet our team

John Zeller

VP of Sales & Marketing
John joined the Hearthside Homes team in March of 2011. He loves working at Hearthside because of his fellow co-workers and the tight-knit group of experienced individuals. He also enjoys interacting with the customers and watching something starting out on paper turn into a brand new home!

With two active teenage boys, it’s safe to say John doesn’t have a whole lot of extra time! However, when there is free time, he enjoys traveling and going to the lake with family and friends!





Jerry Copeland

VP of Construction
Jerry has been with Hearthside Homes since 2014. He now serves as the Vice President of Construction. He loves being a part of this team because everyone always works towards the exact same goal: a positive customer experience and a quality product that the entire team can be proud of!

When not at work, Jerry is probably going to be spending quality time outside with all of his family and friends!




Brett Smith

VP of Operations
Brett has been at Hearthside Homes since 2015. His favorite part of working at Hearthside is the people, both employees and our trade partners. With such a great group of professionals, it’s awesome to see everyone working together with the same mutual goal!

When not at work, Brett enjoys spending time with his wife and their two daughters, cooking up some BBQ, working out and watching Nebraska football. As always, Go Big Red!

Vicki Robertson

 Office/Accounting Manager
Vicki has been at Hearthside since 2002! She loves life at Hearthside because no two days are the same! With this, she’s able to be around great co-workers each and every day who truly care about the product they build! “I can go home each day and be proud of the quality homes that we build!”

When not at work, Vicki loves being on the go! Whether that be traveling or hiking, she simply enjoys the outdoors! That’s not to say she doesn’t enjoy reading a good book though!




Carrie Smith

Title-Contract Administrator
Carrie joined the Hearthside Homes team in 2019, serving as the Title-Contract Administrator. During her time here, she has loved how everyone is always willing to help each other out, no matter what the situation may be! Everyone here has the same end goal in mind which translates to happy homeowners!

In her free time, Carrie enjoys spending time with friends and family, traveling and supporting all of the local sports teams!




Dennis Shriver

Dennis started at Hearthside Homes in 2009. His favorite part of working at Hearthside is being able to see the physical fruits of our labor. It takes a lot of planning, people and effort to build a house where there was once just empty land. Not to mention the fact that it’s fun to see the final outcome and somebody calling it their “home.”

Away from work, Dennis enjoys spending time at the lake with family or managing the deer habitat at the farm.





Marcus Crouch

Construction Manager
Marcus joined the Hearthside Homes team in 2019. He brings more than a few years of experience to the table, as he has been involved in many different aspects of the home building industry since the mid-70’s. One of his favorite parts of working at Hearthside is having co-workers and subcontractors who take pride in building a quality product!

During his off-hours, Marcus enjoys spending time with his family, woodworking, hunting and church.





Luke Farris

Construction Manager
Luke has been on the Hearthside Homes team since 2019! He currently serves as the “Construction Manager” making sure the homes are spotless when it comes time for the move-in date! During his time here, he’s quickly realized that it’s great to come to work with such an awesome team each day!

When not on jobsites, Luke still loves spending time outside. Whether that be just enjoying the weather or spending time with his two boys, that’s where you’ll probably find him!




Carrie Babbitt

Builder Liaison
Carrie joined the Hearthside team in 2020 as the Builder Liaison. She enjoys working with homeowners as they begin the process of building their new homes. She really enjoys the people she works with who work so hard to make building a great experience! When she’s not at work, Carrie is usually driving her kids places or watching their sports. She loves spending time with her family and friends, going to Jazzercise, and living life to its fullest!




Jackie Chastain

Warranty Admin
Jackie has been working at Hearthside since May of 2021. She loves the amazingly positive attitude of all her colleagues and the beautiful homes, of course!

When not at work, Jackie enjoys playing outdoors with her three children and dogs. Jackie loves to spend time with her husband. shopping, fishing, and attending events at church. 

Jaimie Macoubrie & Liz Zimmerman

Hearthside Agents

Jaimie Macoubrie & Liz Zimmerman are the preferred real estate agents at Hearthside Homes. This dynamic duo keeps our sales process run smoothly!

Away from work, Jaimie & Liz enjoy traveling and spending time with their families.





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