Meet The Team

Bob Gardner

Bob Gardner

President

Bob founded Coppertree Homes in 2004 and currently serves as President. He is the father of Jake and Danielle, and resides in Dublin with his wife Diane. He enjoys time with his family, the golf course, and is a longtime Cleveland Browns fan.

Tim Shear

Tim Shear

Vice President

As a husband and father of five, Tim is very excited with his new role as a grandpa. He has been in and around the building industry for over 40 years, which pales in comparison to the amount of time he’s invested as a fan of the Cleveland Browns and The Ohio State University Buckeyes.

Justin Shear

Justin Shear

Director, Sales & Marketing

Justin Shear lives in Powell with his wife, Samantha, and their new baby boy, Maxwell. He attended Allegheny College in Meadville, PA, where he played football. Interesting fact: He created the Mac-N-Cheese Burger, but receives no royalties.

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Karl Long

Karl Long

Service & Warranty Manager

Karl Long resides in Hilliard and has been in the building industry for over 10 years, but has been building and remodeling with his father since he was old enough to carry cement blocks. He is also an alumni and fan of The Ohio State University.

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Ben Denlinger

Ben Denlinger

Production Manager

Married to his wonderful wife, Lisa, Ben enjoys spending time with her and their two year old daughter Leah. Ben has been in the residential home construction business since 1998 and enjoys outdoor activities such as riding dirt bikes and four wheelers.

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Holly Romance

Holly Romance

Selections Coordinator

Born in Cleveland, Holly was raised as and still is a Cleveland Browns fan. In Septemeber 2010, she married the love of her life at Huntington Park, the home of the Clippers baseball team in Columbus. She truly enjoys helping her homeowners design their dream homes.

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Justin Lipe

Justin Lipe

Construction Services Manager

Justin Lipe has been in the custom design/build field for over 15 years. He currently holds a degree in architectural engineering/surveying/construction management in addition to his Residential Designer license. Justin resides in the Powell area and is married to his wonderful wife, Emily and son Hudson.

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Curtis Burkemer

Curtis Burkemer

Production Manager

Curtis is an accomplished construction professional with over 25 years of building experience. He has demonstrated expertise in in the areas of project management, operations, and staff management within residential/commercial development. He lives in Canal Winchester with his wife and two children.

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Ryan Amos

Ryan Amos

Construction Manager

Mr. Amos has more than 10 years of residential construction experience with several national and small private homebuilders. He holds a BS in construction management from The Ohio State University. Ryan and his wife Shannon reside in Canal Winchester with their three young sons.

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