Nick Thompson has been with Thompson Homes since 2007. He first served as the Vice President of Operations until being named President in 2012. Home building is in Nick’s blood, as he is now the third generation- following in his grandfather and father’s footsteps. As a child, he spent many Sundays at the office with his dad, and high school summer days working with the framing and concrete crews. Born and raised in Owensboro, KY, Nick attended Daviess County High School and graduated in 1997. He then went on to earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Business Management at the University of Kentucky where he met his wife, Jenifer. After graduating he moved out west to Denver, CO to pursue a career with Centex Homes, a national publicly-held homebuilding company. Nick spent the next 4 years with Centex working in their Land Development and Construction departments before moving home with his wife to join the family business.
At the forefront of the company, Nick is passionate about the fundamentals of homebuilding and oversees strategic initiatives, which include designing new products, defining the corporate brand, exploring new markets and creating a strong and meaningful company culture. With an emphasis on agile decision making, Nick is continuing to strengthen the talented team designed to deliver unparalleled quality and a memorable customer experience.
Currently, Nick remains very active in the local community. He served as President of the Owensboro Homebuilders Association in 2012 and is currently a Board Member. He also serves as an Area Vice President for the Home Builders Association of Kentucky and is an active Board Member of Junior Achievement of Western Kentucky. He enjoys volunteering in many of the local school classrooms, teaching young kids about work readiness and financial literacy. In 2011 Nick was recognized as one of the top “40 Under 40” homebuilding professionals in the country by Professional Builder magazine and represented the industry’s next generation of leadership.
Nick and Jenifer have a daughter, Kennedy Marie. In 2013 they proudly served as the local ambassador family for the March of Dimes. As a family they love to travel, lead a healthy, active lifestyle, and cheer on their beloved Kentucky Wildcats!
Along with experience owning and managing over 10 rentals in Pittsburgh, PA and Charlotte, NC, Bridgett Larsen has worked in new home sales for 8 years. She joins Thompson Homes as an Online Sales Consultant.
A native of Owensboro, Bridgett is thrilled to have returned home after 22 years. She enjoys completing projects with her husband and 3 children, from home remodeling to decorating and design. “We enjoy working hard as a family and the satisfaction of ‘we did it ourselves.’ I have a Facebook page dedicated to my projects: https://www.facebook.com/SHABBY2CHICNC.”
Bridgett says that her greatest achievement is her family and her faith.
Before coming to work for Thompson Homes, Hunter worked for CH Heating and Air in Mayfield, KY, as an installer and technician. Currently, he is responsible for scheduling subcontractors, consultants, and vendors to ensure timely completion of work. He also handles inspections, quality control, and job site safety.
In his his free time, Hunter likes to play sports, fish with his son, and play with his daughter. He has checked skydiving off his bucket list, and looks forward to traveling to Europe with his wife someday.
“My greatest achievement is the first time I completed a house for a past customer, and the look of excitement on their faces when I turned their house over to them. It makes you feel good when you create memories for someone else.”
Jared Dunn has dynamic work experience, having worked as both a high school chemistry teacher and the store manager of Shelby’s Wheel and Tire. At Thompson Homes, he schedules and supervises the subcontractors at each worksite, ensuring that the installed products match what the customer selected, and that the quality of all work performed meets Thompson Homes standards. He also takes homeowners on the orientation of their new homes, and keeps each jobsite clean and presentable.
Jared’s hobbies include Tennessee Titans football, golfing, and going to concerts and movies. “My greatest accomplishment would have to be remaining happily married for 14 years and counting.”
Darrell has over 20 years of experience in the building industry, having worked as a subcontractor and building contractor. He has built commercial and industrial buildings, as well as residential projects. Trustworthy and meticulous, Darrell is currently the senior construction superintendent here at Thompson Homes, overseeing jobs, managing subcontractors, and making sure everything goes according to plan.
Darrell loves to spend time with his family. (He has two beautiful daughters.) He also loves to travel, and says he would love to tour Europe and see the Grand Canyon.
For 24 years, Pamela Douglas has been a valued member of our Thompson Homes team. As Controller, Secretary-Treasurer, Pamela oversees the office, manages the accounting staff, and is responsible for financials, tax returns, payroll, banking, and insurance. Pamela also manages warranty, which she says is one of her favorite jobs because of how much she enjoys working with and helping customers.
When she’s not in the office or spending time with her beautiful kids and grandkids, Pamela enjoys antique shopping, traveling, and watching UK basketball with her best friend and husband, Glen. Pamela also has three puppies, Max, Lexi, and Jaxx.
As the New Home Consultant at Thompson Homes, Andy is a homebuyer’s point of contact, acting to make the home buying/building experience a seamless process that is enjoyable. He is responsible for catering to our buyers’ wants and needs, taking the plans, houses and options, and making them a HOME for our buyers.
“This sounds cliché but I do enjoy assisting people build their new home,” says Andy. “It is awesome to drive past communities and know that I helped both find families a home and expand and grow a city!”
He loves being able to show potential buyers that owning a brand new Thompson Home is a true reality. And as the face of Thompson Homes in the Indiana market, Andy establishes relationships not only with the Realtors, but with the communities in which Thompson Homes build and serve.
After attending Western Kentucky University, where he studied Graphic Design, Andy moved to Evansville and met his wife, Jenni. They’ve been married for seven years and have two children.
He is also a HUGE Red Sox fan. “I have been to Fenway multiple times – including the opening series ring ceremony for the 2007 Championship thanks to an amazing surprise from my wife!”
As the Design Coordinator at Thompson Homes, Jenifer assists new customers with their interior and exterior selections once their house plans have been finalized. She also works closely with the estimator to account for all selections and any special requests the customer may have. “I love meeting our customers and watching their home come to life!”
A graduate of the University of Kentucky (where she met her husband, Nick, the president of Thompson Homes), Jenifer is a passionate fitness guru, and has been an instructor and certified personal trainer for almost 15 years.
In addition to being a wife and mother, Jenifer enjoys spending time with extended family and close friends. “As a family we love to travel and explore the outdoors,” she says. “And cheer on our Kentucky Wildcats!”
As the Design Center Coordinator for Thompson Homes’ Indiana division, Jenna works in our Selections Department and assists customers in the design process. She really enjoys helping our customers’ visions come to life. In addition to her work here at Thompson Homes, Jenna has been a teacher for 14 years, and currently teaches middle school language arts.
Jenna’s interests are varied and many! “I have always enjoyed interior design, painting, cooking, and reading. I am an avid music lover, and cheer for the Hoosiers. And I spend as much of my time with my husband, Nick, and our three kids as our schedules allow!”
Dan Harrison has been a superintendent for over 25 years, working for four different companies handling residential, commercial and industrial construction. Here at Thompson Homes, he oversees all jobs, managing the subcontractors, and making sure homes are built in a timely and quality manner.
Dan’s hobbies include boating, swimming, and just enjoying life with friends and family.
As he says, “I have pretty much already done anything that I’ve ever had on a bucket list. As far as my greatest accomplishment, well, I would guess I would have to say just living as long as I have in good health and spirits.”
A family man and UK basketball fan, Eric joined our team with over 10 years of retail management experience and several years as a Florida Residential Appraiser. When he’s not working on creative projects around the house, he prefers to spend his free-time relaxing on the beach with his wife and son. Eric is a true creative, always thinking outside of the box and wanting to looking for ways to improve things. His greatest accomplishment, being a father to his son Sebastian, “it’s incredible how I can teach him about life and at the the same time he helps me remember what I’ve forgotten about life.” In addition to riding in a NASCAR, his bucket list includes conquering his fear of roller coasters and having lunch with a self-made billionaire.
Prior coming to work for Thompson Homes, Owensboro native Sherri worked for Fortune 100 member Sysco Corporation for 22 years as an award-winning Account Executive and a Food Service Broker. “I have plenty of experience taking care of and meeting customer’s needs. I enjoy helping others and meeting their needs.” A graduate of Western Kentucky University, Sherri has lived all over the South, and has maintained her Southern values. “I’m big on kindness and respect for everyone. I believe in keeping your word.”
In her free time, Sherri loves to travel. “Charleston, SC, is my favorite place in the world, and I love to go there quite often. I love weekend trips, day trips & festivals, too!” And as a Kentuckian, she’s obviously a UK basketball fan. “You can’t be raised in Kentucky and not root for the Cats!” Befitting her love of travel, Sherri’s bucket list includes a variety of trips not yet taken: Ireland to trace her family history; a cross-country RV trip to go camping at Yosemite; Napa during harvest season.
One of her greatest achievements was also a travel adventure. “I am so glad that I had the opportunity to take my mother on a trip through Europe before she passed. It was the best gift I ever gave, and I am still thankful for the memories.”
Another great achievement? “Learning that life is about the little things… special moments to be cherished. Life is to be lived in the moment, tomorrow is not promised. I am blessed with the love of extended family and many life-long friendships.”
• Tell us about your past work experience.
Following college, I was offered a position as a Healthcare Recruiter for Maxim, where I have been employed the past year and a half. On a daily basis I maintain strong client relationships through effective communication and organizational skills, while consistently meeting/exceeding monthly goals. I am a driven team player in commitment in achieving bottom line results.
• What is your role, or what do you do at Thompson Homes?
I am the Online Sales Consultant and my main duties include, following up on internet leads in a timely manner, setting appointments and communicating closely with other departments. I perform online sales activities to achieve company sales objectives while maintaining records of sales data.
• What are some of your interests or hobbies? All my life my greatest hobby has been basketball or anything associated with sports. I also enjoy traveling and spending time with my family and fur babies.
• Is there anything else we should know about you? My husband Cole and I just got married in September of this year and we reside in Chrisney, IN. We are looking forward to making a lot of great memories together.
• Do you have a Bucket List? I take life each day at a time and try to enjoy the little things. One thing I have always wanted to do is visit New York City in the Fall or Winter to see central park and the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree.
• Greatest Achievement? My greatest achievement has been working for Maxim over a year in a job I lacked former training and experience in. I have been self-taught, self-motivated, exceeded the requirements consistently while being recognized in the top 50 home care recruiters in the region.