Meet The HBA Team

Dori Grinder, Executive Officer

Dori Grinder serves as Executive Officer of the Home Builders Association of Greater Springfield. Dori holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of Missouri. Dori is a life-long southwest Missourian, growing up in Ozark, MO and currently living in Springfield, MO with her family.

Dori has more than a decade of hands-on experience in organizational leadership and managing membership development teams. She received the Greater Ozarks Leadership Development Gold Scholarship from Missouri State University in 2012 and is a Leadership Springfield graduate. Dori was recognized by the Springfield Business Journal in 2011 as one of the “40 Under 40” and in 2013 as one of the “20 Most Influential Women” in the business community.

Dori understands the value of connections and working together with community and business leaders to make the Springfield area attractive for growth. The Home Builders Association of Greater Springfield is dedicated to excellence and advancement of the residential construction industry, its members, and the communities they serve.

Office: 417.881.3711

Laurie Soulsby - Office Manager

Laurie Soulsby serves as Office Manager for the HBA of Greater Springfield. More info coming soon!

Miles Ross, Government Affairs Specialist

Miles Ross founded Veritas Public Relations in 2011 and began working with the HBA in the role of Government Affairs Specialist in 2013. Miles works closely with area municipalities and the state legislature monitoring building code changes and legislation that affects the building industry.

Office: 417.827.8256 | Cell: 417.827.8256

The staff's primary function is to execute the vision, priorities, and policies that serve HBA members, as set by the board of directors. The Home Builders Association team is led by the Executive Officer, who is hired by and reports directly to the HBA Board of Directors.