Richard (Dick) Stier
Dick Stier, President, became interested in housing design and construction from age 12 when he began working in his father’s cabinet and lumber business. After college at Oakland University, Rochester, MI, and serving as a combat artillery Officer in the US Marine Corps, he joined his father in a home building firm near Pontiac, MI. In 1969 Dick moved his family to Clearwater, Florida, and joined the Rutenberg Homes Division of US Home Corp. Dick rose to the Top Housing Division President in US Home, then the largest home builder in the country. In 1995 Dick joined Arthur Rutenberg Homes corporate staff, and then as a Building Company Executive the Orlando area. In 1998 American Home Corp. was activated to build Custom Homes and Custom Remodeling projects. The firm has grown and now includes five family members. Dick has been married for forty eight years to Barbara, has three children, six grandchildren, and is a Florida Certified Building Contractor and Registered Real Estate Broker.
Scott Stier has been Construction Manager since the forming of American Home Corp. Scott has been building homes for 20 years. He graduated from Clemson University, SC. Scott began his career at US Home Corp as a Construction Manager in the Retirement Division. He was awarded the national title of “US Home Superintendent of the Year” for building more homes with zero defects than any other supervisor. During the following two years he was the runner-up US Home “Top Service Department Manager” while in the Retirement Division. Scott is a Florida Certified Building Contractor and a registered Real Estate Salesperson. Scott is married, has two children and participates in the United States Masters Swimming program. He specializes in the Breaststroke events.
Andrea Cochran has been the Office Manager for American Home Corp since its inception. She is very organized and has multi-tasked in all aspects of the firm’s business. Andrea has a BA from Louisiana State University and is a registered Florida Real Estate Salesperson. Prior to joining American Home Corp., Andrea worked as the Office Manager for a custom home builder and RE/MAX Real Estate Broker in Montgomery, Alabama. She is mom to a daughter, a new son-in-law and a son in college. Andrea is also a licensed skydiver, with over 650 jumps to date. She is a moderator on an internet forum for Skydivers and is known internationally within the skydiving community.
Barbara Stier, Design Manager, has been involved in designing and decorating model homes and customer homes for over forty years. She has a unique talent for coordinating colors and textures to maximum effect. She assists American Home customers with color selections that coordinate with their furnishings. Barbara was a Sales Consultant of Arthur Rutenberg Homes for ten years, and was a Top Club winner eight times. She also was a Brentwood Custom Homes Sales Consultant for four years and was named “Employee of the Year”. She is a registered Florida Real Estate Salesperson. Barbara is very involved with her grandchildren and receives text messages from them regularly. When the family lived in Sarasota, Florida, she was a tournament level doubles tennis player, achieving a “4.5” ranking.