Our Utah Home Building Team

Utah's Custom Home Building Experts

Our team is committed to making your home building experience exciting and rewarding, which is why Hibbs Homes is considered among the best home builders in Northern Utah. Over the last decade, we have built an experienced, dedicated team with some of the most well-respected design-build professionals in the Salt Lake Valley and beyond. In addition to being some of the highest educated and most talented in their field, their dedication to staying ahead of building science and trends is evident in each home we build. Our clients tell us that the level of professionalism and dedication they experience when working with our team is unbeatable, and we have to agree.

Our Core Values

Kim & Jan Hibbs, Founders St Louis Award-Winning Home Builders
Kim Hibbs of Hibbs Homes

Kim Hibbs


Kim Hibbs oversees the design, development, and construction of each new home and project we build. He is actively involved in the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), serving as a National Director and is a member of the NAHB’s Custom Home Builders Committee and The Systems Builders Council. Kim is also an active member of the Home Builders Association of Greater St. Louis where he served as President in 2016. Kim is a Master Certified Green Professional (MCGP) through the NAHB. He is a RESNET and Energy Star-recognized home builder and has nearly a decade of experience and leadership building energy-efficient, high-performance luxury homes, having built one of the first gold level-verified green homes in the St. Louis area and the first Active House in the USA.

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Jan Hibbs

Vice President

Jan is a licensed real estate agent for Coldwell Banker Gundaker, helping manage new home sales and marketing for Hibbs Homes throughout the St. Louis area. Jan works closely with our clients to help them find land to build their homes. She also manages the business and financial operations for Hibbs Homes.

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Jan Hibbs, Vice President Hibbs Homes Custom Homes St Louis & Utah
Drew Padgett Salt Lake City Custom Home Builders

Drew Padgett

Director of Operations

Drew has 15 years of experience in the homebuilding industry, spanning many roles including estimating, operations, and sales. Drew has also served clients in the luxury segment as an Owner's Representative, which gives her unique insight into the builder process from a client’s perspective. Drew has worked in Operations at a design/build company based in Chicago's North Shore. Using CoConstruct as her primary platform, Drew developed and managed the bidding, estimating, and purchasing process across multiple regions. Drew has also worked as an Interior Finish Project Manager and Selections Coordinator for a custom builder in Maryland. She began her homebuilding career as a sales rep for two national homebuilders.

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Amy Herold

General Manager

Amy is the General Manager for our Utah market and an active member of the Junior League and the Home Builders Association of Salt Lake City. Amy’s specialty is project management and artistic design. Her attention to detail, organization, and management are vital to each new home we build. Amy prides herself on putting together teams for success and building relationships with those who are experts in their field. A Utah native, Amy completed her Bachelor of Science at the University of Utah with an emphasis on statistical analysis and demographic modeling. She also holds a Masters Degree of Fine Art and owned her own production company for over 15 years. In her spare time, you can find her somewhere along the Wasatch Range fly fishing, hiking, boating or playing tennis.

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Amy Herold of Hibbs Homes
Director of Construction Chris Pedigo

Chris Pedigo

Director of Construction & Sales

Chris is a fourth-generation carpenter who grew up in the construction business, and he brings more than 25 years of new home building and light commerical building experience to the Hibbs Homes custom building team. He spent 23 years as a building contractor in the St Louis area, and, before joining the Hibbs Homes team, he served as the construction manager for Habitat for Humanity of St Charles County. He has worked with our custom home building clients and our home renovations team, overseeing a variety of projects. He has a strong commitment to detail and an eye for quality building practices.

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Zack Hoerstkamp

Estimator & Project Manager

Zack joins the Hibbs Homes team with 15 years of experience as a carpenter in the St. Louis construction industry. His education is in construction management, and he grew up in the home building industry with his father who was a carpenter and contractor. In his free time, he is an avid golfer, and you can find him on the course when he isn't spending time with his wife and three children.

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Zack Hoerstkamp New Home Construction Estimator
Garrett Rawson, New Home Construction Superintendent

Garrett Rawson


Garrett is a graduate of Utah Valley University with a Bachelors in Construction Management. He has several years’ experience running job site operations in Salt Lake City and surrounding areas. Garrett takes pride in his abilities and experience in scheduling, quality control, attention to detail, and forming good relationships with both subcontractors and homeowners. In Garrett’s free time he can be found enjoying the outdoors along the Wasatch Front along with Utah’s many state and national parks.

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Melody Meiners

Director of Marketing

Melody develops and implements the communications strategy across all of our channels to support the Hibbs Homes sales and design/build team in both markets. She owned her own marketing & communications consultancy, of which Hibbs Homes was one of her first clients. She works with our team and clients to share stories about our company, clients, and the homes we build.

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Lydia Huffman, Design Consultant Hibbs Homes

Lydia Huffman

Design Consultant

Lydia Huffman grew up in a family of craftsmen, and is the mother of four kids - so she understands the need for organization, budgets, and follow through. As a District Manager in retail for 17 years, Lydia refined her planning skills, attention to detail, and managing a wide variety of people. Lydia turned her attention to interior & exterior design in 2000, starting with friends who asked for informal color consultations, which quickly expanded into a thriving design business. Lydia and her team at LH Design work closely with our team on each project, helping to realize our clients’ design visions within their budgets.

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