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Todd Robertson

Principal

In 2011, Todd and his wife Dana decided to move their family back to the New River Valley and start Stateson Homes. The area’s superior quality of life, cultural diversity, and economic opportunities made this move very easy. They are thrilled to be back in the area where their family roots run several generations.

As the Principal of Stateson Homes, Todd brings over 22 years of leadership experience in the real estate industry. Prior to launching Stateson Homes, Todd spent nineteen years with a large national homebuilder where he started his career in 1992 as an assistant project manager. During the first five years of his career, Todd spent time in construction management, sales and marketing, and cost estimating. He was promoted to various management roles and was promoted to Division President in 2004 where Todd’s divison grew from two counties and 100 sales per year in 2005 to seven counties in Northern Virginia and over 300 sales per year in 2010. Todd’s focus on customer service allowed his division to consistently rank in the top 10% of the company in customer survey scores. In 2010 his division was awarded The President’s Award for Customer Service for having the best customer ratings for a division in a territory that spanned from Florida to Maryland.

Todd brings a wide array of skills and experience to Stateson’s clients seeking real estate expertise and a lasting value in a new home. Todd is a results-oriented business leader who understands the importance of the customer as well as the many other stakeholders who play a role in the homebuilding process. Todd has a proven track record of successfully starting and growing organizations. Todd earned a Finance Degree from Virginia Tech and an MBA from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia.

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Travis Folden

Director of Construction

Customer service is a big part of Travis Folden’s job as Director of Construction. And since Stateson Homes’ customers come from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and occupations, he is very adept at tailoring his approach to best fit their needs. “Our customers come into the process with various degrees of experience, from first-time buyers to empty-nesters looking to ‘downsize’,” says Travis. “In each case, they look to us for guidance, comfort, and attention to detail. In many cases, you get the opportunity to explain the homebuilding process, but also to learn something unique from them in return.”

Travis loves to see a home take shape from the ground up, and to know that it will be a place in which his customers will develop relationships and families. He believes that great customer service comes from a genuine interest in others and an ability to empathize with their situations.

Originally from Charleston, West Virginia, Travis previously owned his own construction company. He also managed a heavy equipment dealership at Carter Machinery. He has a B.S. in Accounting with Information Systems Option, with a Minor in Construction Management from Virginia Tech.

Travis is married with two children. He enjoys the outdoors, whether camping, hiking, biking or barbequing. And he’s a firm believer that EVERYTHING tastes better after being smoked!

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Joshua Boothe

Project Manager

As a Project Manager, Joshua Boothe gets to enjoy both the construction and customer sides of our company. While he loves the fast-paced, ever changing nature of the construction site, he also enjoys interacting with the customers. Notes Joshua, “At the end of the day, I want our clients to not only have a quality built home, but to fully enjoy the experience of building it. When we are able to exceed their expectations, I feel that I have done my job well.”

Originally from Floyd, Virginia, Joshua has a B.S. Degree in Animal and Poultry Sciences from Virginia Tech, and has worked for Perdue Farms in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina in multiple positions. Before moving to Blacksburg, he worked as a Senior Farm Manager.

In his spare time, Joshua enjoys fishing, hunting, and working on his family’s beef cattle farm in Floyd. And, of course, spending time with his wife, Siobhan.

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Matt Justis

Project Manager

Fredericksburg native Matt Justis handles permitting, scheduling, quality control, and customer hand-off here at Stateson Homes. He loves handling new challenges each and every day. As Matt notes, “Our customers come from such diverse backgrounds. I enjoy bringing their backgrounds out and learning about the many ways people will be living in the homes we put so much time into.”

After graduating magna cum laude with a degree in Sociology from Virginia Tech and prior to coming to Stateson, Matt worked as a data reductionist and database management specialist at HP Environmental in Reston, Virginia.

Matt has many interests outside of work, including martial arts, guitar, archery and gaming. And he can maintain a gymnast’s handstand for 5 minutes!

Matt’s philosophy for providing great service is that “there is no sense in leaving for tomorrow that which can be done today.”

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Scott Larrowe

Project Manager

As a Project Manager, Scott’s job involves delivering a quality home, customer interaction, setting (and hopefully exceeding) expectations, scheduling, budgeting, quality inspections, and problem solving. He loves getting to know the homeowners during the building process, but also coming back after they move in to see how they have transformed the house into a home for their family. “This job provides an ever changing environment,” Scott says. “And I enjoy the excitement of the process!”

A Hillsville, Virginia native, Scott has a BS from Virginia Tech and has worked for a variety of building and construction firms, including as a project engineer for John S. Clark Company and as a project manager for Ryan Homes in the Richmond area.

In his free time, he enjoys hanging out with his family and taking trips. He led two mission trips to Costa Rica to build a home for men facing the challenges of recovery from addiction. He also once drove from Blacksburg to Chicago to NYC and back (1,947 miles) in one weekend to answer the age-old question “Which pizza is better - Chicago or NY style?”

Scott’s goal is “to build each home as if it were for my own family. I rest well at night knowing that I have given it my all each day – honesty, transparency, a caring attitude, and the desire to please my customers.”

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John Shelor

Assistant Project Manager

Originally from Pembroke, Virginia, John graduated from Emory & Henry College in 2018 with a BS in Business Management. Prior to coming to Stateson, John interned with Giles County and managed the ACCE (Access to Community College Education) Program, which allows graduating high school students from Giles to go to New River Community College tuition free for two years.

As Assistant Project Manager, John says, “I enjoy being able to meet so many unique people and seeing the level of excitement grow as we proceed throughout the process.” John’s current responsibilities include providing customer services, job site management, inspections, and learning everything he can. “I love taking on new challenges, and each day has its new challenges.”

In addition to his work here at Stateson, John says, “I really enjoy activities that involve being outdoors with friends and family.” His list includes golf, hiking, and kayaking. He enjoys working with kids in the community by training and teaching them the game of basketball as well. (He really loves basketball. In fact, he says, “one accomplishment I am most proud of is winning the Men’s Basketball ODAC Championship my senior year of college.”)

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Sandra Chafin

Sales Manager

In her role as a Sales Manager, Sandra is thrilled to use her 26 years of experience as a mortgage professional to help home buyers fulfill their dreams of owning a home. “I try to combine my professional experience with a compassionate approach that focuses on educating consumers on the home buyer process.”

Originally from Pearisburg, Virginia, Sandra loves the real estate and finance industry. As a former Mortgage Loan Officer and Manager, she has had the opportunity to help many families, and has built long lasting relationships with her clients.

In her free time, Sandra enjoys going to the gym, hiking, taking in live local music, and spending time with family and friends. Her proudest accomplishment is her two grown children, Kyle and Elise. Sandra is a huge 80’s music fan, and got to go onstage at a Michael Jackson concert when she was in high school!

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Reid Nicholson

Sales Manager

As Sales Manager, Reid’s favorite part of working with our customers is having the privilege to be involved in such a monumental aspect of their lives. “The houses we build become so much more than four-walled structures, and it’s an honor to play a role in creating a space with that kind of potential.”

A native of Giles County, Reid earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania, graduating summa cum laude. He came to Stateson Homes with over a decade of experience in designing and implementing HR strategies for large companies. Most recently, he spent seven years managing the employee compensation and benefits programs at a Fortune 500 company. “One of the best things I ever did – both for my professional and my personal life – was deciding to return to the New River Valley in 2007. It took some courage to leave the career that I’d spent so much of my life building, but the payoff has been tremendous. There is no better place to live, work, and raise a family than in the beautiful mountains that we now call home.”

Reid is married to his high school sweetheart, April, and they have three energetic children. He is an avid runner, which helps him stay in good enough shape to chase after his kids. Reid is active in an after-school tutoring ministry sponsored by his church.

His philosophy is that “home is the place where we find rest, where we get inspired to pursue our passions in life, and where we build our relationships with family and friends. At Stateson, we’re not just building houses, we’re building dreams.”

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Nick Campagnoli

Sales Manager

Having spent many years helping people evaluate the purchase of a new home from a mostly financial perspective, Sales Manager Nick Campagnoli finds it extremely rewarding to be more involved with the emotional and practical aspects of picking a home. “Every person or family I encounter has unique desires and concerns. Listening to them helps me to understand and provide them with the most relevant and accurate information to make an educated decision.”

As Sales Manager, Nick enjoys being able to help people with one of the most significant decisions they will make in their life. He evaluates not only the financial considerations but also the lifestyle considerations that drive a customer’s decision. “An important part of my job is helping customers with the questions they did not think to ask.”

Born and raised in Olney, Maryland, Nick has a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from UMBC Honors College. He has 18 years’ experience in the mortgage banking and brokering industry, and was previously the Managing Partner of Established Mortgage Professionals, a Florida licensed correspondent lender. Throughout his many years in the finance industry, he is proud to have been a reliable source of information and guidance for people as they make prudent and sustainable decisions during uncertain financial circumstances.

His dedication is also evident in his love of animals. Nick has fostered over 100 homeless animals. He is married to a wonderfully talented and tolerant wife, and has 9 (!) four-legged children. He also makes his own wine, and enjoys exploring VA wineries, hiking and camping.

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Alex DiGenova

Sales Manager

Alex loves being a part of the “American Dream”. As a Sales Manager, he helps match quality Stateson homes to each client’s goals with an informative, efficient, and exciting process. Notes Alex, “Every home is different, but each homeowner is excited. I like that no future homeowner is the same. There are always different details that they choose for their new home that makes it theirs. I like that I get to hear about those details, and then work with the team to make them happen.”

A native of Roanoke, VA, Alex has a Bachelors in Business Administration from Roanoke College. A huge automotive enthusiast, Alex previously worked in the automotive industry for the Berglund Automotive Group, dealing with an array of customers in a fast-paced team environment, while managing and leading a sales department.

In his free time, Alex enjoys “pretty much any fun-in-the-sun activity”, including hiking, boating and water skiing around Smith Mountain Lake, and four-wheeling in the Franklin County area. He loves traveling to favorite spots including Memphis, Manhattan, and Clearwater Beach, FL. One of his proudest accomplishments is “purchasing and remodeling my own home… which is an extremely rewarding feeling each day.”

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Lauran Gray

Sales and Design Center Coordinator

Lauran loves meeting new people, and as Sales and Design Center Coordinator, she gets to know many of our homebuyers here at Stateson Homes. “I love having the opportunity to help them build their perfect home. Every homebuyer is different, and I enjoy getting to know them all individually,” says Lauran.

A native of Riner, VA, Lauran studied leadership and management at Liberty University in Lynchburg. She spent 10 years in banking working as a mortgage loan officer, loan processor, and closer before she joined our Stateson Homes team.

In her free time, Lauran enjoys hiking and spending time at the beach. Her hobbies include anything domestic, like cooking, cleaning, and organizing. Lauran can also speak basic Arabic.