About Us

Meet Your Dedicated Richmond Team

By choosing Ellington Custom Homes, LLC, an independently owned and operated franchise of AR Homes®, you can create your custom luxury home with complete confidence in the quality of work and integrity of the team involved in building your new custom home.

Matt Ellington

Building Company President

Matt began his career in residential home building in 2002 with a nationally recognized firm in Virginia. In 2003, after successfully completing 130 homes in three years, he was honored with the prestigious PROS Award for the top project manager in the DC Metro area in the 75–100 home category. He went on to be named the firm’s Project Manager of the Year. Later, Matt was named Director of Construction for a high-end custom home builder. During his five-year tenure, he completed more than 20 luxury homes in Arlington, Virginia.


Matt is a Richmond native and an alumnus of Benedictine High School. He graduated from Virginia Tech with a Bachelor of Science degree in Building Construction. Eager to bring his industry experience and talent for delivering high quality, custom homes to the city he loves, Matt returned to Richmond in 2010 and founded Ellington Custom Homes, LLC.

Josh Milby

Purchasing Manager

Josh has been building homes in the Richmond area since 2014. He works closely with our vendor partners and contractors to ensure we deliver the highest quality product at a reasonable cost. Josh enjoys spending time with his wife and two boys, and pulling for his alma mater, The University of South Carolina Gamecocks.

John Fleming

Sales Consultant

With his extensive knowledge from 25 years of working in the homebuilding industry, John has been helping our customers realize their AR Homes® dreams since April 2019. When not helping our clients, John enjoys running, hiking, and spending time with his family.

Ashley Yavorsky

Customer Concierge

Ashley joined AR Homes® in October 2019. Her previous experience in purchasing and luxury home furnishings prove beneficial in her role as Customer Concierge. Ashley enjoys guiding our home buyers through all aspects of their build. In her free time, she enjoys practicing yoga and spending time outdoors with her husband and two children.

Matthew Conrad

Construction Manager

After ten years in commercial construction, Matthew joined AR Homes® in September 2019. He loves seeing our projects through from clearing of the home site to delivering a client’s dream home. When not on the job site, Matthew enjoys spending time with his wife, twin boys, and two labs.