Our mission is to complete every job on time, on budget and to exceed our client’s expectations. We believe that the process of the construction of a new custom home should be a pleasurable experience for our clients; from the first phone call to the finished product we are committed to excellence.
Bruce Pasquarella – Founder & President – American Eagle Builders
Founder & President Bruce Pasquarella is a Clemson graduate with over 32 years experience in construction both as a tradesman and as a project manager for multimillion dollar commercial & residential projects. After many years of serving in various roles on the Board of Directors for the Home Builders Association of Greenville, SC, Bruce was named President for the 2009 term.
Ask Bruce Pasquarella what distinguishes American Eagle Builders from other high-end custom home builders across Upstate SC, and he doesn’t hesitate – “I’m a hands-on builder,” the Pennsylvania native says. “Our project management team is at the job site each and every day. We work hard at building good, lasting relationships with clients by delivering a quality project and providing prompt, courteous service, from the design stage through post-occupancy services.”
Contact Bruce PasquarellaEmail: BPasquarella@arhomes.com
Office: 864-879-8081 ext.112
Brandon Eich – Building Company Vice President
Brandon Eich is a 4th generation contractor with 25 years professional experience in the building industry. The early years of his professional career involved managing and self performing construction projects ; growing to become the 3rd largest Custom Builder in the Upstate of South Carolina, based on gross sales, in the mid-2000’s.
Today Brandon is a Project Manager with Arthur Rutenberg Homes—where his experience running a large custom home building company and his understanding of the high end custom home market in South Carolina fulfill his passion for high quality construction and his commitment to exceeding client expectations.
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Office: 864-879-8081, ext. 123
Matthew Bostick – Purchasing Manager
Matthew Bostick is a 1998 Construction Science graduate of Clemson University with 12+ years of experience in commercial and residential construction. At Arthur Rutenburg, Matthew will serve in the role of Purchasing Manager and is responsible for purchasing and estimating. Prior to working with Arthur Rutenburg Homes, Matthew served as the Estimator for Sulaskui & Tinsley in Asheville, NC. He is also a BPI certified Building Analyst, having worked to help clients improve their home’s energy efficiency, comfort, and safety.
Matthew is married to the former Angela Clark and they have a 5 year old daughter, Maddie. He is a member of St. Michael Lutheran Church and enjoys spending time with his family and going to Clemson football games in the fall.
Contact Matthew BostickEmail: MBostick@arhomes.com Phone: 864-879-8081 ext.110
Calum MacKenzie – Sales Consultant
Calum uses his more than 20 years of real estate, sales, and customer service experience to assist clients in building their custom home. He is committed to providing clients with the information they need when selecting a custom home builder and making the process easy to understand. Calum holds a Masters degree in Economics, as well as his Masters in Business Administration.
Calum and his wife, Kathleen, have three children, two grandchildren, and when they’re not spending time with their family, you’ll find them out hiking in the foothills of the Upstate.
Contact Calum MacKenzieEmail: CMackenzie@arhomes.com Office: 864-655-7702 Cell: 813-541-4645
Melissa Roth – Sales Associate
Melissa has 11 years experience implementing, managing and supporting thousands of management companies across the country in the multi-family industry. She is pleasant to be around and brings lots of positive energy and fun to our group! Melissa was has a degree in Web Design.
In her spare time she loves hiking, fishing and bicycling with her family. She loves to be outdoors with her husband and kids whenever possible.
Melissa’s goal is to make the home building process as simple as possible and enjoyable for each family. She understands every client is unique and has different needs that must be met. She will make the plan for your dream home a reality, walking you step by step through every process.
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Bettie Presley – Accounting Manager
No stranger to construction Bettie has been working with contractors for most of her working career. In addition she has hands on experience remodeling and designing her own homes. Including moving a home from an adjoining lot and attaching to their existing house. A challenge for sure but great memories says Bettie. Both Bettie and her husband are natives of Asheville and were high school sweethearts. They have 2 sons. At the birth of their triplet grandsons, they doubled the size of their number of grands to six!
Contact Bettie PresleyEmail: BPresley@arhomes.com Office: 864-879-8081
Lisa Pace – Administrative Assistant
As an Upstate SC native, Lisa is certainly a fan of the area. She enjoys the beautiful lakes and gorgeous mountains, and Greenville’s amazing downtown scene with everything from art, to shopping, and don’t forget the can’t be beat restaurants! Before joining the Arthur Rutenberg team, Lisa spent the last 12 years in a leadership role with a construction business that focused on airfield maintenance at airports on the East Coast.
In addition to her work, Lisa is mom to six kids, three boys and three girls, and has two grandchildren. Time spent with family and friends is her favorite activity!
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Roxanne Kowalski – Assistant Project Manager
Roxanne has over 20 years experience in the residential real estate industry specializing in residential development and new construction. After relocating to Greenville in 1999 from central New York, Roxanne worked for The Cliffs Communities as a Closing Coordinator and watched it grow from three communities to the existing seven. Recently, Roxanne worked for two local builders, Virani Custom Homes and Fairview Builders as Office Manager and Project Controller.
Roxanne has two sons with her husband, Steve, and loves to spend time with her family. She loves to travel, be outdoors and enjoys a good glass of red wine.
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Office: 864-879-8081, ext. 113
Dean Sibley – Construction Manager
Dean has over 38 years in Residential Construction building high end custom homes ranging between 500K-3.5M. In 2016, Dean and his family moved from Raleigh, NC to Greenville, SC to become a part of a growing company and build custom homes in the Greenville area.
Dean and his family are owners at New Spring Church Greenvil;e, where he serves as room leader in the 4/5 year old class and serves on the Leadership Team. Dean enjoys playing volleyball, hiking, and spending time with his family.
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Brad Wolthius – Construction Manager
Brad was raised in Michigan but fell in love with the Upstate while attending Clemson University earning a Construction Science and Management degree. Brad was self-employed for over 20 years building houses in Lexington and then remodeling homes in Clemson.
Brad attends Clemson Presbyterian Church with his wife, Cindy, and his three children. When he is not cheering on his Clemson Tigers, he can be found enjoying skiing, hiking and camping in the mountains of North Carolina and Georgia.
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