Our Staff

LEADERSHIP

Blake Enlow

president & CEO

Blake Enlow joined Highlands Housing Corporation in June, 2018 and served as Executive Director of COAP, Inc. in Harlan, Kentucky since 2010 and brings with him a wealth of knowledge in energy efficient housing and managing single-family and multi-family housing projects for low- to moderate-income families. Blake is a certified RESNET HERS inspector and developed two energy-efficient repair programs, Benham $aves and the Appalachian Heat Squad, which benefits homeowners in Benham, Kentucky as well as Harlan, Bell, and Leslie Counties of Kentucky. Blake is a graduate of Lincoln Memorial University and holds a Bachelor of Marketing with a Minor in Accounting.

Ken Stegman

Chief financial officer

Ken Stegman is the Technical Systems Engineer and CFO for Highlands Housing and his responsibilities include fund management, budgeting and providing technical assistance to Highlands Housing staff. Ken has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in accounting and finance and is also a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer.

ADMINISTRATION

Christie Angel

ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT

Christie Angel is the Assistant to the President and is responsible for organizing and expediting the flow of work throughout the office by supporting all staff members. Prior to joining Highlands Housing, Christie worked as a Technical Business Analyst in the financial industry for 25 years living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Charlotte, North Carolina before relocating to London, Kentucky.

Genia Hoffman

PAYABLES MANAGER

Genia Hoffman is the Payables Manager for Highlands Housing and is responsible ensuring accurate financial records for the Self-Help Program. Genia has an extensive background in office management and has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from The University of the Cumberlands.

Lending

Gordon Kidd

SENIOR LOAN OFFICER | NMLS#508095

Gordon Kidd is the Senior Loan Officer for Highlands Housing Corporation and is responsible for creating and inspiring interest in the organization’s homeownership programs within the communities Highlands Housing serves. Gordon is a McCreary County native and brings with him over 33 years of experience in the banking industry with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of the Cumberlands and a MBA from Eastern Kentucky University.

Tiffany Boston

HOUSING SPECIALIST | NMLS#1715209

Tiffany serves as our Self-Help Coordinator in Wayne County. As a Wayne County native,
Tiffany’s first experience with Highlands Housing was constructing her home with one of our first
Self-Help groups. Tiffany then served as an AmeriCorp Vista Volunteer for 2 years before
joining the staff as a permanent employee. Having gone through the building process, Tiffany
possesses the unique ability to relate to homeowners interested in the Self-Help Program.

Rebecca Taylor

Staff | NMLS#1713992

First as a homeowner building a new home through the Highlands Housing homeownership
program, Rebecca Taylor continues to serve her community as a VISTA volunteer as part of the
Highlands Housing Lending staff. Becky firmly believes that better housing builds stronger
families and enjoys helping others achieve the dream of owning a well-built, affordable, energyefficient, safe place to call home.

Construction

Darrell Kinnett

Construction Manager | Certified HERS Rater

As the Highlands Housing Construction Manager, Darrell Kinnett oversees the construction of
homes in McCreary, Pulaski, and Wayne Counties. Darrell is Wayne County native and third
generation builder, who brings nearly 40 years of construction experience to Highlands Housing.
In addition, Darrell is responsible for Energy Star certifications, keeping up to date with code
enforcement regulations, and is certified to perform HERS ratings and state required HVAC duct
testing. Darrell is driven is to provide quality-built, energy-efficient housing to underserved
homeowners.

Ray Lewis

Project manager

A Laurel County native, Ray Lewis is responsible for overseeing the construction of new homes built by Highlands Housing. Prior to joining Highlands Housing, Ray owned a construction business for 14 years where he performed new construction, remodeling, and flooring making him a perfect fit for the work he performs for Highlands Housing serving homeowners in Bell, Laurel, Rockcastle and Whitley Counties.

Board Members

Chairman

Richard Foley

  • Cumberland College, Retired
  • Williamsburg Community Development Agency, Retired

board member

Bill Singleton

  • Lumber King, Former Owner
  • Certified Public Accountant

 

board member

Tom Carew

  • Membership Director at Fahe, Retired
  • COO and Director of Communities & Design at Frontier Housing, Retired
  • Kentucky Housing Corporation, Retired
board member

Joe Summers

  • Monticello Bank
  • Clinton County Schools, Retired
board member

John Phelps

  • Cumberland County Judge Executive
  • First & Farmers Bank, Retired
board member

John Thomason

  • Lowe’s Home Improvement

board member

Patsy Perdue

  • American Woodmark, Retired

board member

Donald Proffitt

  • Executive Director of HOMES, Inc., Retired

board member

Tamara Cox

  • Daniel Boone Community Action Agency, Coordinator Rockcastle County Office

Contact Us

Lending:
(606) 729-0215
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General Inquiries:
(606) 864-5175
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President & CEO
606.729.1035
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Wayne County Residents:
(606) 278-2508
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Contractors & Subcontractors:
(606) 307-4753
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