The Bone & Associates Team
Hal completed his undergraduate studies at Cumberland University in 1998 before obtaining his Master's Degree in Business Administration from Middle Tennessee State University in 2001. Starting in residential construction and expanding into real estate sales, commercial construction and land development, Hal has always been focused on building an affordable, quality product and providing excellent customer service. His construction expertise can be seen in The Arcade which, along with a partner, is being developed into an anchor business on the Lebanon Square. Seeing a niche in the market in 2004, Hal expanded into self-storage and mobile storage. He continues today to expand this business along with his property management business. To support the aging population in Wilson County, Hal joined with his father and sister to build The Pavilion, one of the top long-term care facilities in this part of Middle Tennessee. They recently opened The Carthage Pavilion Assisted Living in Smith County and will soon be opening an assisted living facility in Wilson County. Hal is an Elder of First Presbyterian Church of Lebanon, a devoted husband and father of five children. Hal served on the Board of Directors of the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America 2013 Tennessee Chapter and is a member of the Lebanon Breakfast Rotary Club.
A native of Lebanon, Tennessee, Gordon Bone is a graduate of Cumberland University and the University of Tennessee. He also graduated from the University of Virginia's Consumer Banking School. Mr. Bone served as a vice president of a large Tennessee bank for a number of years and also served as a director of First Bank & Trust in Mt. Juliet until its merger with a large regional bank in 1999. He joined Pinnacle Bank's board after serving on the board of Mid-America Bancshares since September 2006, and the subsidiary board at Bank of the South since 2001. Since 1984, Mr. Bone has served on the board of Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation, where he served as chairman until 2015. He is also a vice-president of Community Progress Committee, Inc., a not-for-profit entity focusing on healthcare and education issues. Mr. Bone served on the board of the Lebanon Breakfast Rotary Club, and as a director of the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America 2013 Tennessee Chapter. He is a member of First Presbyterian Church in Lebanon, Tennessee.
Jennifer Lupa Project Manager
Over 10 years professional Project Management experience in the construction industry. Hands-on liaison and direct administrative involvement in all phases of construction from land development through Certificate of Occupancy. Specific projects include, commercial to residential; retail, storage/warehouse, dental, medical, nursing homes, assisted living, crematory, multi and single family facilities. Attended Indiana University, Leadership Wilson Graduate, OSHA and ISO9000 Certification, Past Indiana State Licensed Realtor with Federal Fair Housing Certification, Community volunteer.
Benita came to us with over 25 years 2019 experience in both operations and finance. Beginning her career at local companies such as Performance Food Group and Cracker Barrel's home office, she eventually moved to loan operations at a finance company and then a local bank. In 2000, she accepted a position at Truckers Plus, a staffing agency specializing in driver staffing. While there, Benita was instrumental in achieving significant growth for the organization, increasing the company size from two to twenty-four branches, and over time was promoted to Vice President of Finance. After Truckers Plus sold, Benita worked as a controller for Nashville Steel and later Besway Systems handling all aspects of their banking, invoicing, accounting, payroll and credit. This background provided Benita with the skills and experience to manage the financial facets of Bone Associates 2019 multi-business operation. Benita has lived in Watertown since childhood. She graduated from Watertown High School and Volunteer State with honors. Married, with three children, she is an active member of Poplar Hill Baptist Church.
Heather majored in Communication and Public Relations at the University of Tennessee and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. She went to work in the newspaper business where she was promoted to Manager, responsible for all daily activities in the circulation, marketing, call center, customer service and mail room departments. In 2011, Heather's career took her to the senior living industry where she assumed the role of Director of Admissions and Marketing. Through building relationships with local doctors and hospitals, and by developing community outreach materials, Heather is able to ensure high facility occupancy of the senior living facilities she supports, and to provide quality marketing materials and assistance to all the Bone enterprises. Born in Jackson, Tennessee, Heather grew up working in her family owned Dairy Queen. There, she learned the basic business functions required to run a company, small or large. In her spare time, Heather volunteers for Alpha Gamma Delta as a Chapter Advisor, CASA of Wilson County (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Adolescents), and Senior Service Network East. Among many other professional activities, she has been a member of the Post-Acute Transition roundtable at Vanderbilt Medical Center and Advisor for Lebanon Youth Council. Heather makes her home in Lebanon, TN with her husband and daughter.