American Eagle Builders

Meet Your Home Building Team

By choosing American Eagle Builders, Inc., an independently owned and operated franchise of AR Homes®, you’re choosing to enjoy the building of your new home almost as much as you enjoy living in it. Bruce and his team are professional, meticulous, and dedicated to building the amazing home you envision.

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Bruce Pasquarella

Franchise Owner & Building Company President

Ask Bruce what distinguishes his company from other custom luxury home builders, and he doesn’t hesitate. “I’m a hands-on builder with attention to detail. Our project management team is at the job site every day. We work hard at building good, lasting relationships with clients by delivering a quality project and providing prompt, courteous service from the design stage through post-occupancy services.”

He has been in the construction industry for over 37 years as a tradesman as well as a project manager for multimillion dollar commercial and residential construction projects. A Certified Green Building Professional, he has served on the board of directors for the Greenville Homebuilders Association.

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Alexis Pasquarella

Broker In Charge, American Eagle Realty

Alexis has been involved in the real estate industry since 2003, truly perfecting her craft and growing her market knowledge exponentially when working for the Home Builders Association of Greenville. In 2016, Alexis launched her own real estate brokerage with a goal to work hard for her clients. Helping her clients achieve their new home dreams is the most rewarding aspect of her career.

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Sara Andersen

Sales Consultant

Originally from Michigan, Sara spent seven years of her childhood in Tokyo, Japan. She now resides outside of Downtown Greenville after graduating from Clemson University with a degree in Management, BS. Sara worked for several locations at The Cliffs before starting her career at AR Homes and loves the lake region. In her free time, Sara enjoys spending time with her husband, Austin, and their two dogs, River and Sushi.

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Holly Staab

Sales Associate

Holly graduated from the College of Charleston with a dual B.S. in Business, and Hospitality and Tourism Management. She now lives in the Clemson area and is pursuing her real estate license. Holly loves being hands on in the design process and watching clients’ dreams come to life. When she’s not in the office, Holly enjoys exploring the great outdoors with her boyfriend, Charlie, and their chocolate lab, Hobbes.

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Melissa Knight

Sales Associate

Melissa, a native of North Carolina, has lived in the Asheville area for 26 years. In addition to her real estate license, Melissa has a background in design consulting for new homes. Melissa loves working with clients to help them design the home of their dreams. Melissa most enjoys spending time with family, and hiking and biking in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina.

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Kirsten Gilliam

Interior Designer

Kirsten has over 15 years of experience in the design industry. Since starting with AR Homes®, she’s designed over 150 homes. While she is a true planner by nature, her favorite part of the design process is the final installation day. It is often the longest and most chaotic day, but there is nothing more rewarding than seeing a perfect plan come together and a happy client. Kirsten enjoys playing outside with her twin children, traveling and exploring Greenville.

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Shauna Conley

Design Assistant

Originally from Upstate New York, Shauna now resides outside of Greenville with her husband. Shauna graduated from Cazenovia College with a B.F.A in Interior Design. During her time in college, she fell in love with all things 3D rendering. After design school, Shauna put her passion of rendering to use while teaching courses at Cazenovia College. Shauna believes the details are the most important part of any design and seeing things in 3D brings the details to life. In her free time, you can usually find Shauna spending time with her husband and family.

Rachel McKinnon

Senior Project Coordinator

Born and raised in Massachusetts, Rachel made her way to the south in 2014. She has almost ten years of experience in the home building industry. With a passion for detail and creativity, she enjoys writing up a contract as much as she does the design process. From a young age, Rachel worked hand-in-hand with her father on many home renovation projects. In her free time, you can find Rachel and her husband Brandon exploring the Upstate with their two dogs, Floyd and Clyde.


Ron Griffith

Senior Construction Manager

Ron brings over 25 years of Project and Program Management in Construction and Defense Contract work. He brings a broad range of management and situational experiences which make him a valued member of the American Eagle team. Ron is also a Proud Veteran of the United States Air Force and excels in Customer Service, Communication, Integrity and bringing our Clients a Valued experience with our company. When Ron is not working, he likes to be outdoors and does volunteer work for Veterans.

Jason Breland

Senior Construction Manager

Jason recently relocated, he and his family, to South Carolina, where he continues to grow his love for building. Jason has a passion for residential building and working with his clients to create their dream home. He truly enjoys managing the build from start to finish. Jason has many years of management and leadership experience along with an eye for detail which helps make the building process enjoyable and stress-free for his clients and contractors alike. Jason has an exceptional work ethic and strives to complete every job with honesty and integrity while being highly organized, detailed, proactive, and knowledgeable. Jason is a true family man, you will always find him spending time with his wife and five kids doing anything that keeps them active like hiking, camping, spending time on the lake, or at one of their sports activities when he is not working.

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JD Smith

Construction Manager

JD has over 30 years of Custom Home building experience. His background in trim carpentry and cabinetry helped develop the high level of quality standards that he delivers in every home. Honesty, reliability, and experience have been the keys to his success. JD likes to spend his off time with family and friends.

Mission Statement and Core Values of American Eagle Builders, Inc.

“We bring our clients home through an exceptional experience built upon integrity, craftsmanship and partnership.”


We serve our customers, our teammates and our communities by living out our values.

Customer Experience

Our Customer Experience is at the heart of our mission through honesty, superior communication and effective solutions.


We conduct ourselves with honesty, fairness and trustworthiness to do the right thing whether it is easy or difficult.


We deliver on our promises through honesty and loyalty, taking ownership of our responsibilities to our clients and our team.

Constant Improvement

We strive to be open minded in areas of improvement and by evaluating ourselves and our processes for continuous growth.


Our passion is to consistently provide clear communication, timely action and a caring manner.
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Custom Home Builder Testimonial

We value every client and trade partner relationship we have established over the years. Below is just a sample of what people have to say about building with American Eagle Builders.

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“We are building in the Cliffs at Mountain Park. When we were in the process of selecting a lot (prior to selecting a builder), Bruce took his time to visit several lots with me to give me his input as to grading and foundation costs for each lot. This was very helpful in making a decision regarding the lot. Once we selected American Eagle to build for us the experience has been great. We currently live in Raleigh so having trust and confidence in the builder and the on-site people is critical since we can’t be involved on a day to day basis. I have been able to visit the site every few weeks and have been pleased with the quality of work and attention to detail. Again, trust is important when you can’t see what goes on one a day-to-day basis, and I have complete trust in Dean Sibley who has been on site from the beginning.

The materials selection process has also been a good experience. Roxanne has been excellent in tracking selections and change orders.

We are about 4 weeks from completion and I have nothing but good things to say about our experience.”

- Mike Hinton