About Dave Helper Custom Home Contractor

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Meet the Hepler Homes Team


Our team of custom home building experts are here to help you construct the home you’ve always dreamed of. With over 20 years of experience building in Virginia’s Shenandoah valley, Helpler Homes are new custom home builders you can rely on.

Dave Hepler – Owner

Dave has lived in Frederick County all of his life. He has been building homes in the Shenandoah Valley for over 20 years. Dave has a vast knowledge of the area and how to properly build homes. Dave loves spending his free time with his beautiful wife Judi and their lovely daughter Lauren.

Dave Hepler

Kirsten Simmons – Assistant Project Manager

Kirsten Joined Hepler Homes in August of 2018 as the Administrative Assistant/Office Manager. Currently, she is the Assistant Project Manager with 15+ years of building industry knowledge in product/home selections, project management & office management. She prides herself in high focuses in plumbing, lighting, cabinetry, and appliances. Kirsten completed her dream home build with Hepler Homes in the fall of 2021. She resides in the Mountains of Berkeley County, WV with her husband and two children.

Ron Fristoe - Foreman

Ron has been in the construction industry for over 50 years. He was the president of a large construction company in Northern Virginia that built condos, office buildings, single family homes, townhouses, and strip centers. Ron then went into business for himself, where he met Dave. After Ron gave retirement a try, he decided he didn’t enjoy it. Ready to go back to his passion for construction, he joined the Hepler Homes team and has been working with Dave ever since. Ron is married with 2 beautiful daughters and 4 amazing grandchildren. Ron’s hobbies involve old cars.

Ron Fristoe

Sherri - Administrative Assistant/Office Manager

Sherri is a recent team member of Hepler Homes having just joined in December 2021 as the Administrative Assistant. She comes to us with a sales background and as a Real Estate agent licensed in VA and WVA for the last 20 years and with 10 of those years being in new construction sales. Sherri enjoys the home building process and helping people move into their dream homes.

A native New Yorker, Sherri has lived in many states across the country having been relocated with her husband’s career so she understands the emotions and work involved that comes with moving and building your home. She has made Winchester her home for the past 20 years and thinks it is the most beautiful place to live. Sherri is married to her high school sweetheart and has raised 4 children – 1 boy and 3 girls. She has a brand new granddaughter with another girl on the way.