Frank became involved with Habitat for Humanity of South Hampton roads in 2013. He started as a volunteer and later became a full-time volunteer for nine months and during that time he assisted in building eight new homes and renovating four other homes.
In 2014, he was offered a position as a Senior Consultant for a small defense contractor where he specialized in logistics management and process improvement. Since he could no longer volunteer full-time on the Habitat job sites, he became a Board Member and was elected President of the Board in 2017.
In December 2017, Hruska retired for a second time and returned full time to his passion of volunteering at Habitat to help build affordable homes for low-income families. In March 2018, he resigned from the Board to become the Executive Director where he continues in that position today.
Director of Development & Communications
After serving for six years on the Habitat SHR Board of Directors (two as Board President), Dan joined the staff in November 2016 as the Director of Development and Communications.
Dan manages all corporate & individual donations, event sponsorships, and non-government grants. Prior to joining the staff at Habitat, Dan was President of Omega Systems, a personnel recruiting and consultation company.
He has a BS Engineering degree from the US Naval Academy and a Masters Communication Management degree from the US Naval Post Graduate School.
Mike oversees the Construction Department for HFHSHR from; Design of rehabs, cost estimates, permitting and scheduling through final completion and walk-thru with homeowners. “I really enjoy working 2-3 days a week with the Volunteer groups in the field. The Red Hat crew is awesome!”
Mike received his Journeyman’s license in 1988 and passed the Virginia Contractor’s board exams in 1995 while studying accounting and business at TCC.
Mike holds a class “A” license with CBC, RBC, HHY designations along with numerous trade certifications.
Construction Superintendent & Volunteer Management
The job description for Construction Superintendent
was written just for Rainham’s experience in the home renovation and property management business.
With more than 7 years of experience “flipping houses” for a local company, Rainham has done it all from assisting with the full rewire of a house, framing, and plumbing to trim work, painting, laying tile, shopping for materials and even book keeping.
Rainham has a BA in Art History from Old Dominion University and studied Architectural CAD/Drafting at TCC.
Denise is a familiar face at Habitat SHR! She joined the affiliate in 2007 as a ReStore Key Holder and later worked as an Assistant Manager.
Denise currently supports the Norfolk ReStore – assisting customers and collecting donations to fund our building program.