Service is Our Priority

Associated Builders has proudly earned a reputation for building the highest quality custom homes with unsurpassed customer service. Our availability to our clients does not simply end once the home is completed, as our clients remain our priority even after they have moved into their new home. We pride ourselves in providing a well-rounded, organized, smooth, and enjoyable home building experience for our clients.

About Cameron

Born and raised in Hendersonville, Cameron Kilpatrick knew early on he had a passion for building and he wanted to impact his community through construction. He developed his craftsmanship starting from a young age with the guidance and mentorship from his Father and Grandfather.

With over 20 years of experience, Cameron values quality work and never cuts corners.

He ensures every aspect of a project from concept to completion, incorporating his expertise and skill with the client’s vision. He takes pride in maintaining a positive relationship with every client he works with.

Outside of his dedication to his growing company, Cameron enjoys spending time with his family in the beautiful outdoors of WNC. You can frequently find his family fishing, boating, hunting or enjoying local spots like Dupont State Forest.

The Kilpatrick family. A man, woman and a younger female and male.
Kina, the wife of the founder of Associated Builders

About Kina

Kina Kilpatrick was born and raised in Knoxville, TN and made Hendersonville her home when she married Cameron in 2004.

She has been an integral part of the growth of Associated Builders through the years. Kina is a licensed REALTOR with Allen Tate/Beverly Hanks and is a member of the Hendersonville Board of Realtors. Kina’s knowledge of the current market combined with being well educated on the design build process makes her an asset to clients. She is available to assist with land selection for new construction and all real estate needs.

About Heather

Heather Tracy joined the Associated Builders team as Office Manager in 2021.

She feels delivering outstanding customer service has always been an essential part of a day’s work. Heather regularly finds herself drawing on her entrepreneurial skills and her education in business, accounting and social media. Prior to joining the Associated Builders team, she managed her own marketing consulting firm. Heather says she enjoys working with Associated Builders because the team has worked together for a long time, shares a common vision of excellence, and has never grown too big to stay personally connected to the clients.

Heather Tracy, a female worker at Associated Builders

About Foster

Foster Griffith joined Associated Builders as Project Manager in 2023. With over 15 years of experience in the construction industry, Foster brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to our team. He holds a dual degree from AB Tech in Construction Management and Sustainability/Building Science.

Foster’s educational background and hands-on experience enable him to deliver exceptional service to our clients, ensuring that every project meets the highest standards of quality and sustainability. As a native of Hendersonville and a proud 3rd generation Bearcat, Foster is deeply rooted in our community.

Beyond his professional pursuits, Foster enjoys spending his free time immersed in the great outdoors. Whether he’s hiking, camping, or mountain biking, he embraces the natural beauty of the mountains with enthusiasm and passion.

With his blend of expertise, dedication, and love for his hometown, Foster Griffith is an invaluable member of the Associated Builders team, dedicated to creating lasting success for our clients and our community.

About Tristin

Tristin Clifford brings a decade of construction expertise to his role as lead carpenter at Associated Builders, having joined the team in 2023. Known for his meticulous attention to detail and genuine passion for construction, Tristin consistently delivers exceptional results in every project he undertakes.

Originally from Texas, Tristin, alongside his wife Bailey and their dog Max, made the decision to relocate to Western North Carolina, driven by their shared love for the mountains and the great outdoors. Outside of his professional pursuits, Tristin is an outdoorsman at heart. He spends his free time practicing jiu-jitsu, hunting, fishing, and soaking up the serenity of nature.

With a steadfast commitment to excellence, a deep-rooted love for nature, and an unwavering dedication to his craft, Tristin Clifford has been a great addition to our team!

Serving Western North Carolina for over 20 years

Our team has completed projects in the area ranging from a simple spec home to full commercial build outs. Whatever your building needs Associated Builders has the knowledge to help you complete your project on time and on budget.