A Veridian New Home Specialist will look out for your best interests, 24/7. They’ll walk you through every step of the home-building process, including things like financing, home plans, site selection, choosing features, and design changes, right through to new home orientation and periodic check-ins.
Our New Home Specialists are available seven days a week to answer all of your questions. Give us a call today at 800.726.7397.
After purchasing a Veridian home in 2013, Josh Besch enjoyed the process so much that he set out to make it his career. He came to Veridian Homes with over 13 years of technology sales experience at TDS and CenturyLink, receiving countless awards for his performance. Josh has always had an interest in real estate and is pleased to have found a way to combine his skills with this passion. As part of the Veridian sales team, he focuses on creating meaningful connections with homebuyers. Josh brings enthusiasm to the home-buying process, and he is passionate about helping you fulfill the dream of homeownership. He believes that whether this is your first home, or your last, getting the details just right is essential. Outside of work, Josh is an avid outdoorsman and Ironman Wisconsin Finisher. He enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids, volunteering at the Middleton Fire Department, and participating in CrossFit.
Norman Bondoc has spent the past 17 years in the bustling restaurant industry, managing his staff and delighting his customers’ appetites. Intrigued by construction and home design, he knew that he needed to expand his palate and delve into home building. Knowing that buying a home is likely the largest purchase that most people will make in their lifetime, Norman is elated that he can help fulfill that dream and hand over the keys. When he’s not out helping his customers attain their goals, he can be found helping his children make them. As a father of four, Norman can be most often found coaching on the field or cooking in the kitchen.
Ashley Carmichael began her career with Veridian Homes in our Design Studio, helping homeowners with their interior design decisions. She quickly realized her desire to work with customers from the start of the process as a New Home Specialist. Ashley brings her experience building her own Veridian home, and a background in interior design from UW-Madison to every new home consultation. Having grown up with four brothers, she knows how to tackle just about any issue and do so with a smile on her face. Ashley was born in South Carolina, but has called Madison home since she was six years old. When she’s not busy helping families find their dream homes, she likes to spend time in the kitchen, hang out with her nieces and nephew, and stay active.
Before joining Veridian Homes, Adam Crook spent 10 years traveling the globe recruiting top talent for two of the most prestigious Junior Golf Programs in the world. A true coach on and off the field, Adam has always been passionate about helping others envision and achieve their dreams. With his knowledge in new home construction and his ability to listen and truly understand what his customers are hoping to accomplish, Adam will help you plan and perfect every detail of your brand new home. When he’s not in the office, Adam can be found golfing, coaching youth sports, enjoying time on the water and spending quality time with his wife and son.
Prior to joining Veridian Homes, Nick DeMaria spent the past 10 years in sales ranging from wine, Google Apps for Businesses, digital marketing products and most recently, floor covering. A true jack of all trades, his real passion lies in new home construction, real estate, architecture, interior and exterior design. Nick grew up on a horse farm in Minnesota, where his family trained thoroughbred horses so it’s no surprise that hard work, discipline and guidance are just a few of his strong suits. When he’s not helping his customers envision and build their dream home, he can be found spending time with his wife, two dogs, family and friends. Though an avid outdoorsman, he isn’t one to turn down an invitation to try a new restaurant, watch a horror movie or tackle his never-ending search to find the perfect IPA.
Chad Elert can offer his customers years of experience in new home construction in the Dane County market. Chad truly loves to work with you to find the perfect neighborhood and ideal Veridian home for your lifestyle. His goal is to find the right match, and to make building or buying your new Veridian home enjoyable. Part of Chad’s motto is to always be learning – whether it’s engaging with a best-selling book or finding out more information on the newest environmentally friendly product for someone’s dream home. It’s no wonder that Chad can bounce many balls at the same time. Chad took a brief hiatus from the Madison area to work as the Team Manager for a Major League Soccer team on the west coast. But his love of the Midwest and desire to start a family brought him back to his roots, where he enjoys actively participating in countless area sporting events and taking advantage of the many outdoor activities.
To Jerry Goeden nothing is more rewarding than helping to make your dreams tangible. He prides himself on actively listening to customers to make the process of purchasing or building a home personal, simple and fun. Jerry has spent years in Marketing and Sales and was repeatedly awarded “Salesperson of The Year” by both Clear Channel and Entercom Radio. You’d be surprised to learn that he didn’t always see himself in this career path, he once set out to be a disc jockey only to be disappointed that the job paid in t-shirts and record albums. Fast forward to today, and you will likely find Jerry cheering on Wisconsin sports or out enjoying live music.
While Jeff Greenlee considers Wisconsin to be his home state, he also grew up in Ohio, Tennessee and Rhode Island. All those moves gave him an appreciation for homes and their quirky old layouts. This is why Jeff likes the open floor plans and modern technology found in new Veridian homes. Jeff’s ability to help his owners find the home to fit their every need is his specialty. He takes pride in listening to his homeowners’ needs and helping them find their dream Veridian home – whether it’s a mud room with a tub for their dog Parker, or the perfect Prairie-Style home within walking distance of an elementary school. While Jeff is an avid reader, it’s no wonder that one of his favorite authors is the famous thriller writer, John Grisham. Like a main character out of a good Grisham novel, Jeff enjoys being resourceful and is fast paced. And he’ll help you with every detail of the home building and buying process – while making it a terrific experience.
After building her first home with Veridian in 2016, Veronica Isham fell in love with the home building process and knew she wanted to be part of helping people realize their dreams. As a New Home Specialist Veronica gets to bring the same sense of joy and pride that she felt in building her dream home to others. She knows the right questions to ask and will listen to your needs to ensure you find your perfect home while making the process enjoyable and seamless.
Veronica came to Veridian Homes after spending several years as a sports anchor for WKOW-TV, and then as a project manager at Epic Systems. She graduated from the University of Georgia with three bachelor’s degrees, as well as a certificate from the school of business. She received her master’s degree from Syracuse University and was also an ambassador for United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS). When she is not helping others build their dreams, you can find Veronica in the stands at sporting events, traveling, or on the golf course with her husband; however, nothing compares to spending quality time with her greatest joy, her son.
A native to the Madison area, Amy Kirner can help you build or buy a new Veridian home. She specializes in listening to her homebuyer’s needs, and finding the home that helps them to achieve their goals and dreams. Amy’s love for new homes began early on, being raised by a father who was a builder. She appreciates that new homes can be customized to match exactly what the buyer is looking for, resulting in a home like no other. She also enjoys the variety of floor plans offered by Veridian Homes. And just as each home is unique, so is each customer – and Amy strives to help them make the perfect fit while providing outstanding customer service. In fact, Amy has been recognized by Veridian for her commitment to customer satisfaction. When she’s not helping clients on their home, you’ll probably find Amy golfing, traveling, or grilling out with friends and family.
When you meet Scott Kramer, you know why he’s been the top salesperson at Veridian Homes year after year. Scott has a knack for getting to know his homebuyers and finding the perfect home and neighborhood for their lifestyle. Whether it’s a custom kitchen island, extra storage space in the garage, or a home close to a preferred elementary school, Scott listens to your needs and provides the highest level of customer service. His passion for helping create your dream home is evident in the number of people who work with Scott to build their first, second and third Veridian homes and in the referrals he receives. Scott knows all the ins-and-outs of building and buying a new home and is well versed on the numerous options available in each Veridian home – as he is a Veridian homeowner too.
Jonathon Maasch came to Veridian Homes after having spent several years in the restaurant world. Becoming a New Home Specialist was a huge draw to Jonathon as he is passionate about helping others and building relationships. As he has grown into his role, he has been able to learn the ins and outs of the company and its processes. The more he learned, the more he loved it. Jonathon has recently completed the Stark Realtors Mastery Academy Training Program, allowing him to push his skills even further. During his spare time, you may find him out volunteering at the Middleton Fire Department or performing his own songs live at a local establishment. Ask Jonathon what his biggest accomplishment is, and he’ll tell you that would be his beautiful little girl.
Whether you plan to build or buy a new Veridian home, Todd Pierce is here to help make it easy. Growing up in Middleton, Todd is an expert on the Madison area. He can help you determine a location that is best for you among our several stunning Veridian neighborhoods across Dane County. He understands your needs and will work with you to ensure you find a home that is perfect for them. The proof is in his achievements. Todd has been recognized by Veridian for his sales growth, as well as his outstanding customer satisfaction scores. Todd enjoys being a New Home Specialist but when he’s away from work, you’ll probably find him spending time with his family and friends, golfing, taking in a sporting event, reading a James Patterson novel, or enjoying the outdoors.
Prior to becoming a full-time real estate agent, John Ramkey worked as a manager for a Madison pharmaceutical company. Looking for a career based more on customer service and connection to people, John took his aptitude for detail and applied it to the world of real estate. This exciting career change eventually led him to Veridian and his role as a New Home Specialist. John has finally found the perfect place where he is able to use his love of building relationships and attention to detail to help others achieve the goal of building their dream home.
When he’s not out helping his customers attain their goals, you can find John pursuing his passions for fitness and learning. He has spent the last seven years participating in triathlons and racing road bikes around the country and has also completed two Madison Ironman Triathlons. He enjoys snow skiing with his wife, beekeeping and pheasant hunting with his golden retriever.
When you meet Paul Treige, you’ll know why he helps many people build their second and third Veridian homes, and why they refer their friends and family! With over 30 years of home building experience at Veridian, Paul brings expertise, knowledge of architecture, attention to detail, and thoughtful insight to each of his homes and customers. Paul focuses on learning about you and your needs to ensure you get exactly what you’re looking for, without overlooking the smallest detail – from the perfect homesite to the perfect kitchen. He can help with design, the building process, and financing options. Paul’s knowledge is first-hand as he is proud to be living in his fourth Veridian home. When not dreaming of your perfect home, Paul enjoys spending time with his son, playing golf and loves to travel. This Sun Prairie native and former basketball player loves the Badgers – so you may find him either at the Kohl Center or Camp Randall cheering on his favorite teams.
After experiencing the excitement of building her dream home from the ground up in the early 90’s, Pamela Aveni soon realized that she wanted to pursue a career in new home construction. Passionate about helping others envision their perfect home, in addition to building sustainable communities, Pamela serves her customers well with honesty, sincerity and integrity. She has earned multiple awards over the course of her career, as a licensed broker and real estate agent in Southern California, where she lived with her family for 25 years. An avid runner and traveler, Pamela enjoys participating in 5k’s to raise money for various charities, tending to her flower garden and taking her dog for long walks. When she is not being active, you can find her enjoying her husband’s BBQ cuisine, watching her daughter’s dance team, or spending time with her son on the golf course.
Having worked in customer service and sales for over 20 years, Patrick O’Connell is no stranger to delivering above and beyond customer service. As a New Home Specialist with Veridian Homes, Patrick is passionate about building relationships and delivering a high level of customer service to everyone he works with. His knowledge and experience will confidently guide each of his homebuyers through one of the most important purchases in their lifetime. When he’s not out helping his customers make their home dreams a reality, you can find Patrick pursuing some of his other interests including architecture and photography.
Sarah Rudy is certainly no stranger to sales and superb customer service, as she has spent the last 25 years as a district manager for 16 retail stores. With an ongoing interest in real estate and the building process, she has built four of her own homes, most recently completing her very own Veridian! Sarah looks forward to helping her customers find the perfect place to call their own while incorporating her familiarity with the build process and providing an exceptional experience along the way. In her free time, Sarah can be found traveling, attending charity functions to support the greater Milwaukee area, enjoying a concert, or hanging out at home with her two dogs.