Our Team

metzler home builders team

Dan Metzler

Vice President

Janet Metzler

Office Manager

dan and janet metzler - president and office manager Dan remains involved with land development and land acquisition for the business. He has otherwise stepped away from his day-to-day roles in the operations of Metzler Home Builders, but he enjoys staying involved as needed. On any given day you can find Dan in the office to catch up on Philly sports talk, making a bank run, picking up permits, or mowing the grass. He is happy to assist in these ways and enjoys seeing the success of the business moving forward. 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 six 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.

Jordan Metzler


jordan metzler - president In 2017, Jordan became the fourth generation from the Metzler family to have ownership in the business after six years of working in various roles of marketing, sales, estimating and architectural design. Prior to his experience at Metzler Home Builders, he worked for a local civil engineering company for six years.
As of 2022, Jordan took over as President of the company. As he continues in many roles of the operations of the business, Jordan is passionate about growing as a leader and small business owner. His vision is to honor the legacy of his parents, as well as the long time Metzler employees who have spent their entire careers working for the company. He is focused on the continued growth of the Metzler team through adding new members and providing training and education. Also a priority for Jordan is investing in the local community through sponsorships, service projects and charitable efforts.
Jordan enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, staying active, coaching his kids’ sports team, and rooting for the Eagles, Phillies and Sixers. He and his wife, Anna, live in Strasburg with their children, Jordan, Jr., Evelyn and Hudson. They attend Calvary Church in Lancaster, and enjoy vacationing on the Gulf Coast of Florida.

Tim Zehr

Addition and Renovation Adviser
Senior Designer / Estimator

tim zehr - addition & renovation adviser, 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.

Barry Yoder

Project Manager, Safety Coordinator

barry yoder - project manager, safety coordinator
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.

Michael Trout

Project Manager, Service Coordinator

michael trout - 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. They have twin daughters, Shelby and Sarah, a son, Michael, and two grandchildren.

(Harriss) Skip Butler

Lead Carpenter

(harriss) skip butler - lead carpenter 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 has two daughters, Elizabeth and Julia, both married, a son, Tad, and two grandsons. Skip enjoys kayaking, hiking, and spending time outdoors.

Nancy Craul

Administrative Assistant

nancy craul - administrative assistant 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 married daughters and three grandchildren.

Kent Mylin

Architectural Designer

Kent Mylin - Architectural Designer Kent joined the Metzler team in 2019. He is passionate about creating spaces of connection and specializes in the design and construction of healthy, high-performance homes. He enjoys traveling and cultural experiences, sports, history, biology and nature. Kent and his family live in Strasburg.

Jeffrey Shirk

Carpenter’s Apprentice

Jeffrey Shirk - carpenter Jeffrey Shirk joined the Metzler team in 2021 after completing the Residential Carpentry program at the Lancaster County Career and Technology Center. Jeffrey is a carpenter’s apprentice and works on both new homes and additions and renovations. He lives in Lancaster and enjoys photography, hiking and playing sports in his free time.

Megan Rudy

Design and Selections Coordinator

Megan Rudy Megan came on board in 2022, and assists clients with designing their home for practicality, and walking them through the selection process. Her studies include interior design and architecture at Pennsylvania College of Art and Design, as well as multiple art classes. Previously, Megan worked at the local YMCA in many roles, and has a passion for strength and conditioning coaching, which she is also certified in. At home, Megan spends her down time creating mosaics in her garage workshop. She and Lee have a blended family with 5 children, Owen, Zach, Myah, Wyatt, and Evelyn. They enjoy challenging each other to all sorts of games, playing sports in the back yard, hiking, enjoying the outdoors, and creating artwork, but most of all coming together for good food and a fun evening at home!