2017 HBA Executive Committee for the Board of Directors
2017 President, Vanessa Jenkins, Preston Development and Realty
Vanessa Jenkins, Executive VP for Preston Development Company. Preston’s primary focus is residential development in Wake County and a major project in Chatham County. Vanessa joined Preston Development Company in 1991. A licensed North Carolina Real Estate Broker and MIRM, Vanessa is engaged in property acquisition, development and serves as the liaison between builders, neighborhoods, sales teams, and marketing implementation for Preston Development Company. Prior to joining Preston Development Company, Vanessa was involved in commercial leasing and commercial property management. Vanessa has been an active member of the Home Builders Association of Raleigh – Wake County and has served on its Board of Directors for the past six years. While a board member she has served as Build-PAC Chair, Parade of Homes Executive Committee, Parade Committee, MAME Committee and received a 2013 Presidential Award.
In additional to her involvement with the HBA, Vanessa is current past Chairman for the Morrisville Chamber of Commerce.
Past President, Douglas Ball, DEB Development Services, Inc.
Douglas Ball is a residential and commercial real estate developer in Southern Wake County. His company is involved in building homes, developing land, managing residential and commercial properties, and third party project management services.
Douglas earned his Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering in 1993 from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He also is a licensed Broker-in-Charge with the NC Real Estate Commission.
In addition to the duties of the Wake HBA, Douglas serves on the Board of Directors for the Wake County Planning Board, Garner Chamber of Commerce, Four Oaks Bank and is a current member of the NC Self storage Association.
Douglas is also actively engaged in his community and is a member of Garner Mid-Day Rotary Club, Advisory Board Member with the Poole Family YMCA, as well as an active volunteer in the Garner Civitan Club, Triangle Down Syndrome Network, and lifelong member of Plymouth Church. Douglas is married to Jane Ball and is the proud father to four children.
Vice President Associates, Allen Oliver
First Vice President, Blake Massengill, Massengill Design Build
Second Vice President, Jeff Logsdon
Treasurer, Randy Walker
Secretary, Melissa Langdale, OnQ Financial
Melissa Langdale fell in love with the mortgage business in 2002! Her passion for helping the community and knack for numbers made this a perfect industry for her. Throughout her years in the mortgage industry, she has been a Processor, Originator, Branch Manager, and Sales Manager. Currently she is the Area Manager for OnQ Financial.
Because she has consistently provided excellent customer service and value to the building industry, she was named “Mortgage Professional of the Year” for the Triangle Sales and Marketing Council's MAME awards in 2012 and 2014.
Melissa currently serves on the Executive Committee for the Board of Directors of the Wake County HBA, on the Executive committee for the Triangle Sales and Marketing council and the Board of Directors for the Raleigh Mortgage Bankers Association. All of these associations allow her to give back to the building and mortgage business and make further contributions that can help to grow our industry.
Appointee to Executive Committee, Cindy Sheldon
5580 Centerview Drive, Suite 115