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, Virtue Homes

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, Virtue HomesNerida Hamilton   |  General 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, Virtue Homes

Ryan Cawcutt  |  Senior Sales Consultant / Management Team

Ryan has been a part of the Virtue team since 2014 starting as one of our in-house draftsperson. Now apart of our sales team 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.

Hordan Tripodi, Virtue Homes

Jordan Tripodi |  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.

Racquel Dickon, Virtue Homes

Racquel Dickson  |  New Homes Sales 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 definitely 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.

Madison Mckay, Virtue Homes

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, Virtue Homes

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.

Tania Cooper, Virtue Homes

Tania Cooper  |  Colour Consultant / Interior Design

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, Virtue Homes

Tayla Mannuzza |  P.A to Management Team

With 4 years of administration experience in the building industry, Tayla has an eye for detail & a real passion for new homes & construction. With her attentive attitude in the business, there is no stone left unturned and she prides herself in her efficiency. Building a home herself, she knows what our clients go through in the process of the build and is extremely relatable to all our clients.

Tahlia Howard, Virtue HomesTahlia Howard |  Administration Team / Maintenance Co-ordinator

Tahlia joined the Virtue team in 2017 and has continued to grow within the business. She works in the administration area, assisting with the scheduling and ordering of our new homes.

Eden Smart  |  Scheduling assistant / I.T Support

Eden is our Scheduling Assistant and I.T specialist. Got a tech issue? He's your man. With a Certificate III in Information, Digital Media & Technology & Certificate III in Screen & Media, Eden is a valuable asset to the Virtue Family. Eden's pastime includes making music, skating and graphics design.

Tony Brand  |  Estimator

Tony is one of our newest employees for Virtue Homes. He has a vast background in the building industry and is a familiar face around Traralgon area having been involved in many local sporting communities. With over 20 years in the building & construction industry, he is an asset to have on board the team.

Jason Walker, Virtue Homes

Jason Walker  |  Senior 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, Virtue Homes

Dean Graham  |  Construction Manager

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, Virtue Homes

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.

Lee Groen  |  Supervisor



Ben Webster  |  Supervisor



Andrew Hobson |  Supervisor



Call today on 03 5176 5997 to find out more about working with the Virtue Homes team to build your new home.