Gabe Thomas, President
Gabe's experience with building started at a young age. He grew up on construction sites with his father's company, Thomas Builders. These early years created a foundation for his passion: enhancing people’s lives through their home and community.
As President of Rock Point Homes, Gabe applies his ideas of intentional development to all that he does. His approach to building is something that his clients put great confidence in.
Prior to starting Rock Point Homes, Gabe was Co-owner of Collier Construction. During his time there he was able to drive the business to create innovative and intentional developments throughout the Chattanooga area.
Gabe earned a B.S. in Business from UTC and an M.B.A. from Tennessee Tech University. He is the current VP of the Chattanooga Area Home Builders Association. He lives in Chattanooga with his wife and two daughters.
Dustin Douglass, VP of COnstruction
Dustin Douglass has spent decades of experience in the building industry and formerly was a Co-Owner of of Collier Construction.
At Rock Point Homes Dustin oversees the daily operations of home construction.
Dustin came to Chattanooga from Lakeland, Fla. to attend Covenant College. Here he met his wife and eventually made Chattanooga home with his wife and four children.
Dustin earned a B.A. in Business Management from the University of South Florida.
Bryan King, Controller
Bryan has well over a decade of experience in the construction industry and management.
As Controller for Rock Point Homes Bryan is in charge of budgeting, forecasting, and financial reporting for individual and corporate projects. While Bryan spends most of his time behind the scenes, he’s an integral part to our home building process. He’s the guy that generates material takeoffs for houses, provides the construction team trade contractors and vendors with the selections and quantities needed to complete the job, and communicates with trade contractors and vendors to ensure pricing consistency and accuracy.
Bryan is a lifelong resident of Chattanooga and resides here with his family. He’s a big fan of the area’s outdoor amenities and enjoys biking, hiking and fishing.
Cole Murphy, operations manager
Cole Murphy has experience in the construction world working for real estate and building companies early in his career.
At Rock Point Homes, Cole manages the permitting and accounting side of home construction serving as the point person between banks for financing. Cole is a native Chattanoogan and attended Chattanooga Christian School for middle and high school. He earned a B.A. in Finance with a concentration in Investment Management from the University of Alabama. His experience includes three years as a broker compensation representative and five in underwriting at Unum.
Cole remains true to his Chattanooga roots and enjoys traveling, time outdoors, hunting, watching and playing sports, and loving life with his wife and newborn baby boy.
Russell Hobby, Superintendent
Russell Hobby has over half a decade of experience in the building industry and is well acquainted with the intricacies of new home construction.
At Rock Point Homes, Russell is in charge of the final phases of work once all design and structural plans are finished, delivering a home as a completed product for families to move toward closing and occupying their new home.
Prior to Rock Point Homes, Russell's experience includes 4 years of construction and completion of nearly 80 newly built homes. In addition, his background includes remodeling and property maintenance, making new homes easily and properly maintained for the coming years.
Russell graduated from Columbia International University with a B.S. in world religions as well as a B.S. in general education with a minor in outdoor leadership. He currently resides in Chattanooga and enjoys hiking, whitewater kayaking and spending time outdoors with his wife and two daughters.