Dan handles land acquisition and initial meetings with new home clients. Janet is the Office Manager, overseeing daily accounting and general office management. She also assists the homeowner with exterior color selections.
Dan and Janet live in Strasburg Township and are members of New Providence Mennonite Church, where Dan serves as Trustee and Janet as Treasurer. They have three married children and four grandchildren. Dan enjoys rooting for the Phillies, hunting, fishing and outdoor activities in his free time. Janet enjoys vacationing with the family, watching sports, reading, bird-watching and outdoor activities with their grandchildren.
New Home Advisor
Dan and Janet’s son, Jordan, meets with clients interested in building a new home. Other responsibilities include estimating, drafting, and permitting. Jordan joined the family business in the summer of 2011 after six years working as a drafter in the civil engineering field. From this experience, he is able to guide our customers through the storm water management process. He enjoys backpacking, kayaking, recreational sports, fantasy football, and rooting for the Philadelphia sports teams. Jordan and his wife, Anna, live in Strasburg with their children, Jordan Jr. and Evelyn.
Addition and Renovation Advisor
Senior Designer / Estimator
Tim Zehr has been employed by Metzler Home Builders since 1988. He guides our customers through the process of determining their needs and wants for their home, then creates an addition or renovation to fulfill those desires. When not working, Tim enjoys volleyball, golf and hiking. He lives in Strasburg with his wife, Sharon, and three children, Ashley, Josiah and Nicole. Tim is a Certified Green Professional, a member of the Lancaster County Career and Technology Center’s advisory committee for the Architectural CAD Course, and is a member of the Lancaster County Code Association.
Project Manager, Safety Coordinator
Barry Yoder worked as a framer for six years before joining the Metzler Home Builders team in 1993. He can be found working in both the field and in the office as he tackles his many responsibilities as Project Manager. Barry is also the Safety Coordinator at Metzler Home Builders, ensuring that our employees and subcontractors take the proper precautions while working on the job. He resides in Narvon with his wife, Heather, and two daughters, Alyssa and Megan. Barry enjoys relaxing and hunting at his cabin in Centre County.
Project Manager, Service Coordinator
Michael Trout, in his role as Project Manager for Additions and Renovations, supervises remodeling projects from beginning through completion. In addition, Mike coordinates all service calls. He attended Lancaster County Career and Technology Center for carpentry and has been with Metzler Home Builders since 1995. Mike enjoys hunting, fishing, and rooting for the Steelers. He lives in Quarryville with his wife, Jeanie, twin daughters, Shelby and Sarah, and son, Michael.
(Harriss) Skip Butler
Skip Butler graduated from Stevens Trade School and has been with Metzler Home Builders since 1989. He enjoys creating some of the custom details in our homes such as bookshelves, cubbies, and built-in cabinetry. Skip also currently does all of our interior trim work. He lives in Lititz with his wife, Jill, and three children, Elizabeth, Julia, and Tad. Skip enjoys kayaking, hiking, and spending time outdoors.
Luke was born in Wilmington, Delaware but has lived in Lancaster since 2009. He enjoys hiking, watching movies, chess, and eating cheesesteaks. He graduated from Lancaster Mennonite School in 2015. Luke found an interest in carpentry through completion of the Disaster Management Program at Hesston College in 2015-2017.
Nancy Craul had been employed as an Administrative Assistant at Metzler Home Builders from 1999-2009. After spending a few years away, she was delighted to return in 2015. Nancy takes care of the phone and general office duties, including marketing and advertising. She lives in Lancaster with her husband, Ken, and enjoys reading, kayaking, going to the mountains, and following the Phillies. Ken and Nancy enjoy spending time with their family, which includes three grown daughters and one granddaughter.