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 56 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. He was the 2016 President of the Maryland Building Industry Association. In addition to those duties, he serves on the Board of Directors of the Maryland State Building Association and was the 2013 President of the Association. Dave is also a member of the Annapolis Rotary Club. When Dave has free time, he enjoys spending it with his family and running, golfing, and watching Boston Red Sox and Maryland football games.
Jason Minzer – Vice President of Construction
Jason is a Graduate of the Perdue School of Business and began his career as an Assistant Site Manager in 2007 while still in College. In 2009, Jason joined Timberlake Homes full time as the Site Manager for all of the Prince George’s County jobsites. After 6 years of being in the field managing the day to day construction of homes, Jason became the Vice President of Construction. His responsibilities include overseeing all phases of construction for the production department in both Maryland and Delaware as well as the Design Build team. Jason is involved in monitoring construction budgets, ensuring all houses are built with in our 14 week build schedule, and delivered for settlement on time.
Greg McAninch – Vice President of Operations
Greg joined Timberlake Homes in 2001 as Director of Land Development and then became Vice President of Operations. Greg is responsible for community development and construction from purchase to exit of the community and includes all aspects of house construction. Prior to joining Timberlake Homes, Greg spent 16 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.
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.
Cindy McAuliffe – Sales Manager
Cindy oversees sales management for the Design/Build, Build On Your Lot Program for Timberlake Homes in Delaware. Cindy’s experience is extensive, spanning over 39 years in the homebuilding industry with hands-on experience in sales and marketing, construction and land development, having held both field positions and management positions in these disciplines with several national builders. Cindy served as Division President with several national homebuilders and a regional builder. While with the regional builder, Cindy and her team earned the distinguished National Housing Quality Award as a result of years of continuous improvement.
Cindy has won numerous awards throughout her career, including the Homebuilders Association (HBA) of Maryland Builder of the Year, and the Marketing Manager of the Year Awards. She also served on numerous HBA Committees and the Executive Board for years, and as a result has a broad network of business associates.
Cindy is a graduate of Brandeis University with a BA in Economics, and Northeastern University with an MBA in General Management with a concentration in Finance and Marketing.
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.