The Virtue Homes Team
We have the skills, experience and vision to create every aspect of your dream home, from the big picture to the small details.
Mick Nicola | Owner/Managing Director
Mick established Virtue Homes in 2003 and continues to be heavily involved in operating the business. He keeps a close watch on every job to make sure they are all running smoothly and on time. He may have traded in the tools for a computer, but he is still working harder than ever to build your dream home.
Nerida Hamilton | Sales & Administration Manager
Nerida has years of experience in the building industry, and is always in the office assisting and guiding clients with anything they need. With her exceptional management skills she keeps Virtue Homes running smoothly. Nerida is well known and highly respected throughout the industry.
Ryan Cawcutt | Sales Executive & Apprentice
Ryan has been a part of the Virtue team since 2014 starting as one of our in-house draftsperson. Now, co-ordinating all our apprentices and in sales working with clients to help create their dream homes. Ryan’s knowledge of the building industry with his outgoing and friendly nature is why he does what he does best.
Jordan Tripodi | Assistant Project Manager
Jordan has a Bachelor of Commerce from Deakin University majoring in both Marketing and Management. He assists Mick with all the scheduling and ordering for all Virtue Homes’ projects. Jordan also has his Certificate IV in NatHERS Assessment which allows him to conduct energy ratings on all our homes. With his organisation skills and easy-going friendly personality, Jordan is a vital part of the Virtue team to keep jobs on track when communicating with clients and trades.
Travis Palmer | Estimator
Travis is our new and very valued estimator at Virtue Homes. With 27 years as a production manager and construction under his belt, his knowledge is invaluable and we are happy to have him as part of our Virtue team. Travis is a family man, and loves to go camping.
Racquel Dickson | New Homes Consultant
Racquel is one of our first point-of-contact people here at Virtue homes. Everyone who meets Racquel is instantly greeted by her infectious personality and big heart. Racquel is defiantly a people person, and her goal is to ensure you have a fun experience while ensuring you get all of the features and desires you want in your new build. With a passion for her job you will be guided throughout the process with enthusiasm and integrity.
Luke Carubia | Senior Draftsperson
Luke has many years experience in the building/construction industry. A qualified Building Designer, Luke brings years of drafting and design experience to the Virtue team along with a vast knowledge of the rules and regulations of the construction industry. Luke works behind the scenes to turn your dream home into a reality.
Madison Mckay | Senior Draftsperson
Madison has a unique background. She has spent time in numerous cultures around the world, learning and working in all facets of Architectural and Interior Design. Bringing with her knowledge of commercial and residential work from her industry start in Queensland, and Scandinavian and Italian Design from time in Europe. Madison’s drive is Passive, Green Homes bringing a fresh approach to the Virtue Office as a qualified Building Designer.
Riley Henke | Drafting team
As a young member of the team, Riley has exceeded all expectations in the drafting office – with a fresh approach to design and life. Aside from being a great member of the team, Riley’s future is bright the building industry.
Haydn Birkett | Drafting team
Haydn is our newest member of our talented and creative drafting team here at Virtue Homes. With over 2 of years of drafting experience and knowledge, he is a very valued member of our busy drafting team.
Allison Farley | Senior Administrator
Allison has a number of years behind her in the building industry and is highly experienced in the administration of building your home. Allison is a great asset to the Virtue Homes team and assists our clients from contracts through to handover.
Tania Cooper | Colours & Admin Support
Tania specialises in colour consultancy and works closely with our clients to ensure they get the exact look that they’re after for their home. She is the mastermind behind the interior and exterior design of our display homes that opened this year in 2018. Her bubbly and kind personality makes her extremely comforting for clients when selecting their colours.
Tayla Mannuzza | Administration Support
With over 3 years of administration experience in the building industry, Tayla has a real passion for new homes and seeing clients create and receive their dream homes. Building her own home, she knows what our clients go through in the process of the build and can easily relate to all clients.
Tahlia Howard | Administration Assistant/Maintenance Co-ordinator
Tahlia joined the Virtue team in 2017 and has continued to grow within the business. She works in the administration area, working alongside Allison & Nerida, assisting with the scheduling and ordering of our new homes.
Maddi McConnell | Administration Assistant
Recently joining the Virtue Homes team, Maddi is a valuable member of our Administration Support team. With her bubbly personality and completing a Diploma in Interior Design, she is passionate about making a memorable experience for all our clients building their new dream home.
Eden Smart | Scheduling assistant/IT Support
Fresh out of school, Eden has a can do attitude and is eager to learn the ways of the building industry. Working alongside Jordan as his scheduling assistant, he will learn every aspect of scheduling and ordering for all Virtue Homes projects.
Jason Walker | Supervisor
Jason has been with Virtue since 2014 and has over 20 year’s experience in residential building. He is passionate about building homes to the highest quality and is well known throughout the industry for his meticulous attention to detail and quality of workmanship.
Dean Graham | Supervisor
Dean is an experienced carpenter and one of Virtue’s highly regarded supervisors. He has a vast amount of knowledge regarding the construction of houses. Willing to take on any job and always a forward thinker.
Ben Edebohls | Supervisor
Ben is one of the most senior carpenters and supervisors at Virtue Homes and has extensive experience in the construction of many different style homes, from complicated timber loft style constructions to prestige high-end residential homes. As a long term Gippsland local, you can see Ben out on the football field on a Saturday playing for his beloved Cowwarr Saints Football Club.
Justin Wallace | Supervisor
Justin has been building for nearly 14 years. Everything from small renovations to custom built homes. He has achieved the qualification Certificate IV in Building and Construction Management. With his super friendly attitude and positive outlook on life, we are excited to have Justin on the Virtue team as one of our newest Supervisor.
Mark Pavich | Maintenance Manager/Supervisor assistant
Mark specialises in floor laying. His carpentry background and his multiple skills make him an asset to the Virtue team. Mark is heavily relied on by our supervisors, often putting the finishing touches on our homes to give them the highest quality finishes possible. He is Virtue’s highly regarded, go-to maintenance man. His attention to detail is what is greatly appreciated by all clients.
Call today on 03 5176 5997 to find out more about working with the Virtue Homes team to build your new home.