About Us

The McNair Builders Team

The entire team at McNair has been together for more than a decade, enabling us to focus upon your new home or renovation needs. Our collective home building and renovation skills are a reason why McNair custom homes become the standard.

David McNair

David McNair


David McNair has been in the construction industry since 1974 and is the president of McNair Building Construction, Inc. David is the only engineer who owns and operates a residential construction company in the Hilton Head Island area. David is passionate about evaluating and selecting the right building methods and technology to create efficient, beautiful, comfortable, and sustainable custom homes for the firm's customers. David is actively involved in the 3D design of new homes and renovations, and he oversees the daily operation of the company. David has a deep commitment to Hilton Head, actively leading professional, educational, social, and spiritual organizations in the area for more than three decades.

David has an engineering degree from Georgia Institute of Technology and furthered his business acumen at the Georgia State University School of Business Administration.


Pepi McNair

Pepi McNair

Executive & Design Assistant

Pepi assists clients through the material selection and interior design process.  As a founding member of McNair Building Construction and independent business owner during the 1980's, she oversees office management and bookkeeping including accounts payable and receivables.

Pepi attended NC Sate University and Ringling College of Art and Design and has a background in graphic design.  She is an accomplished artist and shows her work regularly at local galleries in the Hilton head and Bluffton area.


Reg Johnston

Reg Johnston

Business Development

Reg joined McNair in 1993 from Naples, Florida after a 24 year career in the home furnishing industry. Reg holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Western Ontario and completed post-graduate studies at the University of Florida School of Business.

Reg coordinates with architects, mortgage and insurance providers, review boards, project managers and suppliers to assist our clients on an as needed basis.  He has recently retired from his full time job of 20 years at McNair, and now serves on a part-time basis. 


Leon Rivchun

Leon Rivchun

Project Manager

Leon is a highly qualified builder and project manager. Leon has worked with McNair for nearly three decades and has been a member of the McNair family for over 15 years. Leon was the owner of House-Tech, a local residential design/builder and interior finish carpentry company. Leon is a licensed home builder, possesses 15 years of finish carpentry experience, is a well-seasoned estimator and project manager, and provides extensive 3D full home design and detailed Value Engineering during the plan development process.

Leon graduated from M.I.T. in 1974 with an undergraduate degree in Architecture. He is an accomplished professional musician since 1963, and has published original music and compact discs.


Rod Kimball

Rod Kimball,

Assistant Superintendent and Quality Control

Rod is an ex-marine who kept jet planes safe and flying for the military and has been around construction with his father since a youngster. Rod has been a member of the McNair family since 1993. Rod is a special part of the McNair team providing the one-on-one customer service. Quality and Customer Satisfaction is #1 with Rod. He also:

National Association of Home Builders   Hilton Head Area Home Builders Association   Hilton Head Chamber of Commerce   Project Management Institute   International Code Council   Dun & Bradstreet  

843-681-9543 • Moss Creek Village, Suite 300, 1533 Fording Island Road Hilton Head, SC 29926 • david@mcnairbuilders.com