Mitch Pennington, Operations Manager
Mitch ably fills the role of Operations Manager. Mitch ran his own residential contracting firm on Martha’s Vineyard before coming to HHB. He has guided the HHB office through almost a decade with calm, unruffled expertise. He brings impressive managerial skills as well as considerable small business experience to the table. Mitch and his wife have successfully launched two children and have two kiddos at home. He also somehow finds time to train for the HHB Triathlon Team.
Ross Seavey, Project Coordinator
Ross grew up around construction, managed his father’s building company, put himself through law school, then worked in public sector facilities management as a Capital Improvements Coordinator before coming to HHB. He is kept busy managing purchasing, estimating, scheduling, and providing overall support for all projects. He is a certified HERS rater, an active volunteer for the Martha’s Vineyard Builders Association and the island’s winter homeless shelter, and trains for the HHB Triathlon team.
Zach Clark, Site Supervisor and Construction Manager
Zach came to us as a young but experienced carpenter and rapidly moved up through the ranks at HHB over the last 15 years. He has overseen the construction of numerous extraordinary homes. Zach has lived and breathed construction from an early age and has an uncanny ability to communicate complex three-dimensional structural challenges to our carpenters and many subcontractors and even the architects we work with . Zach is a single father, an avid fisherman and an accomplished cook in his off-time.
Aaron Boyd, Site Supervisor
Aaron is an impressive individual who manages complex and challenging projects across wide variety of architectural styles with a cool hand, a discerning eye and exacting expectations. His low-key personality belies a true passion for his craft which makes him a favorite with clients and architects. He is a lifelong islander and a graduate of the Building Trades Program at the Martha’s Vineyard High School. Aaron is a family man too, and enjoys weight-lifting with his daughter and going for long bike rides with his wife.
Greg Leland, Site Supervisor
Another lifelong islander, Greg is a recent addition to the staff at HHB and we are grateful to have him onboard. Calm, highly organized and eager to please both client and architect, Greg is a real find for us and brings deep construction experience to bear on his work. He is raising small children on the Vineyard and manages to handle the job of Assistant Fire Chief in Tisbury as well.
Hans Adcock, Master Carpenter
Hans has been with the company for over a decade. He brought years of experience as a finish carpenter and a cabinetry installer when he came to us and is our favorite go-to guy for the punchlist for our more demanding clients. His soft-spoken ways and thoughtful approach is appreciated by all who work with him. Hans has adopted the island as his home and is building his own house not far from the HHB shop.
George Moseman, Master Carpenter
George is simply one of the best carpenters we have ever had on the crew. He’s a quiet, modest man, but gets a lot of intricate work done with very little fuss. The rest of the crew look to him for guidance and they appreciate his calm, humble nature. George enjoys an annual trip to Europe, but knows that the Vineyard is his home.
Mark Turner, Master Carpenter
Mark brings impressive carpentry skills and high energy to whatever job he’s on. He loves his work and it shows in his natural smile and enthusiasm when he has his tool belt on. He gets genuine pleasure from doing a job well and efficiently, and is a great example for the younger members of the crew.
JR Thomas, Journeyman Carpenter
JR worked for several other prominent builders on the island before settling with HHB a few years ago. He jumped at the chance to bring his talents and work ethic to a company where he can learn and grow as a craftsman. We appreciate his enthusiasm and outgoing personality and he is welcome team player on any of our crews. JR is a proud father of two and enjoys running for our HHB Triathlon Team.
Alex Barbosa, Journeyman Carpenter
Alex worked for one of our long-time carpentry subcontractors before officially joining HHB in recent years. His talent and can-do attitude is invaluable and appreciated by all who work with him. Alex raises a large family in Edgartown and is one of the Vineyard’s dominant road cyclists and a welcome addition to one of our Triathlon relay teams.
Tully McDonough, Carpenter
Tully came to us nearly fresh out of high school, the only young islander to do so in 20 years. He is rapidly learning the trade and is loved for his willingness to do anything he is asked and to learn any new task assigned. He is investing in his future and we have high hopes for his longevity at HHB. Tully’s also most likely the only one of us who’s young enough to actually save enough for retirement. He is a very responsible young man.
Paul Farrington, Master Jointer and Shop Foreman
Paul serves as the head of our cabinet Shop and has a hand in all of our fine casework, including all of our kitchens, built-ins. The shop also builds a wide variety of specialty items like custom doors, windows, ship’s ladders, bunk-beds and furniture. Paul worked with Gary at Five Corners Shipyard on several well-regarded historic vessel restorations, including the schooner Alabama, where he was a key shipwright. Paul is the island’s only neuro-feedback practitioner, makes creative found-wood sculptural furniture, sails and trains for our Triathlon Team.
Petr Valach, Draftsman and Jointer
Petr completed extensive training in woodworking in his native Czech, and has worked as part of our cabinetry shop team for a decade now. He does all our CAD shop drawings for casework and built-ins, integrating the woodwork with the architects’ visions for tile, stone, appliances and fixtures. Petr is an avid amateur automobile mechanic and builds his own off-road Jeeps in his spare time. He is recently married and has settled into his new home in West Tisbury.
Josh Campbell, Cabinetmaker
Josh has worked around the island construction scene for many years, including on the crew that did much of our roofing and siding in the early days. He has adapted well to our shop worker the past couple years and is well-liked by all who know him. Josh is also a fine art painter and sculptor, but is best known as one of the island’s few talented bass layers. He can be seen and heard at the Ritz Cafe’ every Saturday Night.
Dave Bernstein, Cabinetmaker
Dave came to HHB after having worked in production cabinetmaking and has adapted well to the meticulous culture of our custom shop. He is an enthusiastic craftsman and all-around friendly guy that has been a great new addition to our crew. He is a recent convert to our company Triathlon Team.