Quality, craftsmanship, work ethic — three things that truly set Mid-Atlantic Timberframes apart. Over half of our employees are Amish, or have an Amish background, and grew up with these qualities as part of their heritage. We constantly hone our skills, always strive to build bigger and better, and eagerly look forward to the next project we have the privilege to work on.
Sam EbersolGeneral Manager
Sam has more than 25 years’ experience working in the timber frame industry. After getting his start erecting timber frames, he graduated to layout and cutting, then eventually learned the design and estimating side of the business. As general manager since the company’s inception, Sam built the team Mid-Atlantic Timberframes is made of today. He is responsible for overseeing all of the company’s departments, as well as the sales, estimating, design, fabrication, and erection of our timber frames.
Jedd MillerAccount Executive
Jedd has a background in construction and as a service advisor in the automotive industry. Throughout his career, he has been constantly tested to solve tough problems and build good relationships with clients — both of which he enjoys immensely. He has always been interested in a higher-level product and appreciates the craftsmanship and time that goes into timber framing.
Ethan BeilerAccount Executive
While studying engineering and business in college, Ethan interned at MATF in 2020. He later joined the team full-time as a structural design engineer and gradually took on further roles, including estimating, inventory management, pricing, and purchasing. Today, he’s our first account executive for Mid-Atlantic Timberframes Mountain States. Ethan thrives on digging into new projects and working closely with customers to make their ideas a reality.
Mike StonerIndependent Sales / Account Executive
Mike’s had a lifelong admiration of large timbers with wooden pegs and the detailed craftsmanship involved in timber framing. He has more than 30 years of experience in general contracting and sales of custom log and timber frame homes and enjoys helping people with their dream home or commercial project.
Bill RecardeIndependent Sales / Account Executive
Bill has spent most of his life in the timber frame industry and is well versed in all types of custom millwork and construction.
Ben StoltzfusProject Manager
Ben is involved in most projects from the start of the design until the last peg is driven. He spends much of his day making site visits and coordinating each of his projects to ensure a quality final product. He is also an experienced CNC operator.
Elam GlickProject Manager
Elam is involved from start to finish on every project that leaves the shop. He has been with Mid-Atlantic Timberframes since the company started and spends a lot of time visiting new job sites and communicating with contractors in the field, coordinating timber frame erections and installations. An integral part of the team, Elam is also an experienced CNC operator.
Sam BeilerShop Manager
You will find Sam on the shop floor or in the floor office coordinating the shop workflow. He is also a skilled mechanic and CNC operator.
Mike BantaOperations Manager
From a young age, Mike was fascinated by the exposed structural elements of timber framing and admired the longevity and character of the timbers. For nearly 20 years, he has been designing timber frame structures and enjoys sharing his expertise in structural steel and other architectural materials, including cross-laminated timber, glue-laminated timber, and reclaimed and recycled timber. He also has experience in mechanical, restorative, and sustainable design, as well as technical drafting and detailing, CNC programming, prototyping, and quality control.
With 28 years of wide-ranging experience in conventional and log design, Barry can assist both contractors and architects with many levels of support to meet client needs, whether the project is a single-family residence or a commercial project.
Jacob’s passion for modern design processes coupled with the beauty of traditional architecture drives him every day. He started at Mid-Atlantic Timberframes in 2018, joining the shop and learning the ropes of the industry from start to finish. He now spends much of his time developing the visual concepts needed to bring customers’ dreams to fruition — and enjoys making site visits to see those concepts become a reality.
CJ RecardeDesign Manager
CJ grew up in his family-owned timber framing and custom millwork business, where he started out sweeping floors and finishing timbers, then kept on learning from there. He has more than 25 years of timber frame experience, with 11 years of design and estimating expertise.
Ron began his career working for his father, a home builder, and has been familiar with timber frame structures for most of his life (he once lived in a 1700s stone farmhouse with a timber frame roof constructed of 12′ x12′ timber ceiling joists). A certified professional estimator through the American Society of Professional Estimators since 2000, he has 32 years of construction estimating experience, including three years of timber frame estimating.
Our four-man installation team is experienced in projects of all types after growing up working in the construction industry. They are dedicated to getting the job done right both efficiently and safely.
Our 10-man production team grew up in Lancaster County and is primarily Amish. They have spent most of their lives working in timber frame barns, a fixture of the Lancaster County landscape for centuries. The Amish we employ have years of experience in building these barns, as well as using hand tools to cut the timbers used in the frames.