Our Staff



Gordon Kidd

President | 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


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

Housing Specialist | NMLS#1713992

First as a homeowner building a new home through the Highlands Housing homeownership program,  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.


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


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

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