Who We Are
Meet the Team
The collective depth, breadth and experience of our team sets us apart in the marketplace. After all, we’ve been building homes for area families for 57 years! Designing and constructing a custom home or large renovation project is a complex undertaking. Our experience and dedication allows us to simplify the process. To know that you have entrusted a firm like Timberlake Design/Build – and its capable and enthusiastic team – with the task of building your dream home will provide you with peace-of-mind throughout the entire process.
Our reputation for building quality comes from the hands-on attention to detail we bring to the job every day. Every member of our team is committed to open communication to ensure that your needs are met. It’s this passion for doing our best that has enabled us to build long lasting relationships with clients and earn numerous referrals from our happy homeowners.
Like you, we have exceptionally high standards and expectations. The end result? Whether you are interacting with someone in sales, construction, management or administration, you can count on the highest level of proficiency and outstanding customer service.
Meet some of the members of our team below and learn a little about each – professionally and personally.
Dave Lunden – President
As President, Dave oversees and directs the overall operations of Timberlake’s Renovations division. He joined the Timberlake team in 2003 after a successful, 15-year legal career. Dave, his wife and his three children (two girls and a boy) currently live in a Timberlake House they constructed in Ashton, Maryland. Dave is very active in the building industry having served on the Board of Directors of the Maryland Building industry Association (MBIA) as well as on many of its committees. He was the 2016 President of the MBIA, and is currently a Life Director. In addition to those duties, he serves on the Board of Directors of the Home Builders Care Foundation, the charitable arm of the MBIA and is also a member of the Board of Directors of Christmas in April, Prince George’s County. Dave is also a member of the Annapolis Rotary Club. When Dave has free time, he enjoys spending it with his family and running, skiing, woodworking, and watching Boston Red Sox and Maryland football games.
Greg McAninch – Chief Operating Officer
Greg joined Timberlake Homes in 2001 as Director of Land Development ultimately becoming Chief Operating Officer. Greg oversees and is responsible for community development and construction from purchase to the exit of the community and includes all aspects of house construction. Prior to joining Timberlake Homes, Greg spent 18 years in the land development planning and engineering community at various engineering companies working in various jurisdictions. With a strong foundation in planning, engineering, and project management, this has allowed Greg to successfully transition into the development and building operations of Timberlake Homes.
Jonathan Tepper – Vice President of Sales
Jonathan joins the Timberlake team full-time in 2020, after serving as a consultant since 2015. He is responsible for the overall sales and marketing efforts of both Timberlake Production and Timberlake Design Build operations.
Prior to Timberlake, Jonathan has 30+ years of experience with national homebuilders, leading their efforts in land development, sales, and marketing strategies for the mid-Atlantic region. Jonathan has been active in the building industry, serving for many years on the Sales & Marketing Judging Committee of the Northern Virginia Building Industry Association (NVBIA) GALA Awards. He is currently a member of the Sales & Marketing committee of the Maryland Building Industry Association (MBIA).
In addition to those duties, he serves on the Board of Directors of ArtStream, which provides artistic classes, workshops, and performing opportunities to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDDs). He is also a Special Olympics Basketball coach. In his free time, Jonathan enjoys all sports activities and is a long time Washington Caps 365 fan.
Scott Smith – Director
Scott serves as Director of Design/Build operations. Over the course of his varied career, Scott has been involved in product design, sales, strategic planning, and operational support for a variety of firms and is excited to use his general contracting knowledge and experience to provide clients with an exceptional level of service. Scott is passionate about understanding the customer’s wants and needs to find the best solution Timberlake Design/Build can offer in constructing their new home or renovation project.
Outside of the office he’s very active in the community having run for the U.S. House of Representatives Congressional seat in 2006, as an active leader in the Boy Scouts of America, as a mentor/coach for the FIRST LEGO League Robotics, as a STEM mentor and sailing coach. He lives in Annapolis, MD with his wife and son. He is also an avid adventurer and sailor.
Ed Howard – Sales Manager
Ed began his new home career in the 1990s and has gleaned an expertise in the building industry that only comes from first-hand experience. “It’s a special moment when you blend the perfect homesite with the perfect house that will become the perfect home for your client.” Ed’s passion is seeking a big smile when he hands over the keys to someone’s dream home. “It all begins by listening to someone’s needs, wants, and desires…then you get a chance to fulfill that dream for them.” The new home industry has taken him around the country lending his expertise in new homes and financing to new home builders and developers. This is more than just a career for Ed…it’s his passion.
Tameiko Prentice – Sales Manager
Tameiko Prentice is an accomplished real estate professional in the areas of new home sales, general brokerage, and renovations. Tameiko values the relationships she builds with each and every client through the home design and purchase process and brings a wealth of knowledge and a fresh perspective to the Timberlake Design/Build team. Throughout her career in the real estate industry, Tameiko has received numerous accolades from national builders such as Richmond American Homes and Lennar Homes which have developed her keen eye for design and home construction knowledge. Tameiko takes the time to learn and understand her client’s wants and needs to help them find and design their forever home. Tameiko not only has the knowledge to guide clients through the home buying process but she has experience with home renovations as well. Tameiko has completed a number of renovations incorporating the latest trends and features most desirable to today’s buyers and homeowners.