Our Team


Hugh Nelson


Hugh started Kingdom Builders in 2008 after being in the construction business with his father. The success of Kingdom Builders has been based on the foundation of treating people fairly and honestly. Hugh feels very blessed to work with such a wonderful team and play a role in building some of Middle Tennessee’s most beautiful homes. We are grateful for the opportunities that God has placed before us and always promise to do our very best to serve our customers in the best way possible.


Autumn Carter

Office Manager

Autumn serves as our Office Manager and supervises the administrative duties of Kingdom Builders and Kitchens Nashville. In her role, she assists customers with a number of items and also supports our supervisors in the field. Autumn has been with Kingdom Builders since 2016.


Diana Shaffer


Diana is our bookkeeper for Kingdom Builders and Kitchens Nashville. Diana has been with us for 5 years and does a wonderful job of keeping all customer and company finances in order.


Ramiro Perez

Service and Warranty Coordinator

Ramiro serves as our service and warranty coordinator and assist our project supervisors in a number of roles.


Russell Allen

Project Manager

Russell Allen is a Project Manager for Kitchens Nashville. He has been in construction most of his adult life, owning a successful handyman business in Chicago. Russell moved to Nashville to be closer to his son and family. He has been a wonderful addition to our team!


Chase Gamble

Project Manager

Chase Gamble is a Project Manager with Kitchens Nashville. Raised in Humboldt, Tennessee, Chase attended UT Chattanooga pursueing a degree in business entrepreneurship. Upon graduation, Chase and his wife, Emily, moved to Nashville to begin work in the project management field. He worked in the commercial field managing interior construction of demountable walls before making the move to residential construction.

Stephen Adcock

Project Manager

Stephen began his construction career in North Carolina where he was born and raised into a family heritage of custom home builders. Stephen and his wife, Bri, moved to Nashville in 2014 where she is part of the medical aesthetics industry and he started his career in the building industry. After designing and building their own custom home south of Nashville, Stephen began his transition into the project management field. He thoroughly enjoys design and architecture and we are honored to have him as a part of the Kingdom Builders team.

Sam Simmonds

Project Manager

Sam has been in the custom home building business for over 20 years. Born in Illinois, Sam and his wife Amanda moved to Franklin 13 years ago from Bend, Oregon where they owned a log home company. Since living in Middle Tennessee, he’s worked to restore some of the historic homes in and around Nashville, as well as, being involved in many great custom home builds.

Sam loves the major growth Nashville is currently witnessing. He and his wife’s favorite thing to do is take advantage of the areas exciting new restaurant scene. Sam has a culinary degree and was once a chef. He’s a welcomed addition to the Kingdom Builder’s team!