Meet the Team

Keith Caywood, Owner

Keith Caywood, the owner of Caywood Builders, is a lifelong resident of Tennessee. Shortly after graduating from Middle Tennessee State University with a degree in business administration he started his home building business and has been a licensed contractor for over 17 years. Keith is only one of a handful of builders in Middle TN area who have obtained the coveted Certified Professional Builder (CPB) designation from the Rutherford County Home Builder Association. Also, Keith has earned the designations from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) of Certified Green Builder, Certified Graduated Builder, & is a proud member if an NAHB Builder 20 Group. Continuing education is important in the building homes which most builders do not take into consideration. Keith’s 2 main focus with his clients & contractors is to have consistent communication and set good expectations – (Communication & Expectations).

Bill Dionne – Senior Project Manager

Clarksville High School Graduate
Resident of Rutherford County since 1986
Solid background in Residential Framing and Residential Project Management. Bill holds tight to the old building truth “Measure twice and cut only once.”

John Hunter – Field Superintendent

I am a lifelong resident of Rutherford county. Educated at Riverdale High School and MTSU. I started in the construction industry at an early age, working for my father’s construction business, building custom homes. Later going on to become a partner in a construction business with my parents, developing single and multi-family properties. I truly have a passion for the construction industry and I’m proud to be a part of the Caywood team-
it makes going to work a pleasure.

Lee Ann Richardson – Selection Concierge

As a member of the Caywood Builders Team, I assist the new home owners with all of their selections. Although I hold degrees in Chemistry and Biology with an emphasis in Education and have taught Advanced Honors Chemistry for thirty-three years, I enjoy the decorating component that Keith has offered me as the Selections Designer. Meeting with new clients to work through the process of building a home is a unique task, but the creative aspects far outweigh the challenges.

I am a co-owner of The Oak Shed which focuses on various items made of barn and pallet woods. I have been married to Michael Richardson for the past thirty-five years and have two adult children, Drew Richardson and Megan Richardson Bynum, married to Wesley Bynum, who all reside in the Murfreesboro area.

Lara Roden – Accounting

Lara has been a resident of Murfreesboro since 1997. She is a graduate of Oakland High School and has a degree from Middle Tennessee State University in Business Administration with a minor in Finance.

Gary Middleton – Wingman

Born in Maryland, Educated in Ohio, Missouri and Michigan, I spent 30 years with the State Farm Insurance Company —assigned to 13 different regional locations. Settled in 1984 in middle Tennessee, and wouldn’t leave here for anywhere else. Father of 3 boys, 5 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren- we know how to be family! My education includes degrees in Finance and Accounting, and a Master’s in Business Development and Marketing. Also a proud, and active member of Fellowship, United Methodist Church.

Rescued by Keith Caywood from the production – residential construction business…. I truly enjoy my “wingman” duties at Caywood Builders. The homes are fabulous, and the team is a terrific group of hard working, sincere people- I think anyone would enjoy meeting !!