The Team

This is the team that builds your houses and solves your renovation problems. Together we have over 130 years of construction, planning, excavation, and fine carpentry experience. In short, everything you need to get your job done with unparalleled peace of mind. Plus we are lots of fun to work with because we love what we do. 

Charles E. Goodman III

Charlie has been living and breathing construction for over 45 years. From site work to construction, his work has touched every aspect of homebuilding in the Mad River Valley. He has also served on the local select board and is currently the Waitsfield road commissioner. He and his wife Liz moved to the valley from Pennsylvania when they were in their 20s, and raised three boys while building up Goodman Construction.

Charles E. Goodman IV

The oldest of the three Goodman brothers, Charlie built his first house when he was just 15. After graduating with distinction from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (with a degree in Civil Engineering), he went to work full time, while pulling down an MBA from Northeastern, and was among the top students in his class. After college, he worked for some large general contractors, building residential, commercial and educational buildings in Massachusetts, Florida and Virginia. But the mountains of Vermont were calling, and in 2012 he moved back to the Mad River Valley to take over the family business. He and his wife Susie (a nurse) live in Waitsfield with their twins, Charlie and Isla.

Becky Greene
Becky Greene
Project Manager

Born and raised in Queensbury, NY, Becky graduated with an associate degree from CCV, then spent over a decade working in hospitality in VT and DC, and then in the highly demanding realm of wedding event management, at The Round Barn. She is the hyper-organized, detail-oriented hub of all that Goodman does, and loves softball (2nd base, in case you're asking), skiing, and craft beer. She and her husband live in Warren and have 12-year-old daughter.

Nate Goodman
Project Supervisor

Nate joined the team in 2014. He has spent most of his life in Mad River Valley, graduating from Harwood Union High School and receiving an Associate’s Degree from Hesser College. He has held a variety of jobs in the construction industry, from labor foreman and assistant superintendent to carpenter and telephone lineman. Nate lives with his wife, Krystle, and their daughters Kinley and Nora, in Waitsfield.

Jake Ryley
Project Supervisor

Jake has been with Goodman Construction since 2015, and brings years of construction experience to the team, the result of years learning from some of the best craftsman in Colorado, Montana, and Vermont. He is experienced in all aspects of construction, from framing to roofing to complicated interior trim packages. He has 3 beautiful young girls – Emma, Maddie and Carley.

Wilson Pierce
Project Supervisor

Wilson joined Goodman in 2016. Born and raised in Warren, he has spent most of his life in the Mad River Valley, graduating from Harwood Union High School. He brings several years of construction experience to the team and is also deeply involved in our community. An avid soccer and basketball player, in winter he can be found shredding the rare powder day at Sugarbush. He lives with his girlfriend, Eliza, in Waitsfield. 

Jake Ritchie

Just like the rest of the crew, Jacob has been entrenched in the Mad River Valley most of his life.  He loves being outdoors, working with his hands, working hard and having a good time.  Jacob will always be the guy at the peak of the roof and at the top of the ladder.  He lives in Waitsfield with his girlfriend Alexa.

Adam Hart

Adam was born in Central Vermont and raised in Moretown. He attended Harwood and GMVS and then went on to get a degree in forestry from UVM. He’s been working in carpentry for about eight years. When he’s not on the job he loves doing anything that involves being in the back country, whether it’s remote camping, fishing, skiing, and especially hunting. He lives in North Duxbury with his girlfriend and their puppy.

Jay Touchette
Jay Touchette

Jay was born and raised in Waterbury Center and graduated from Harwood Union High School. He has great depth in both his carpentry and masonry skills, thanks to having worked in construction since he was 12, initially in his father’s construction business. He joined Goodman in 2021, and when he’s not swinging a hammer he loves spending time in the outdoors – camping, hunting, fishing – with his young daughter and wife, Jennifer.

Avery Gaudette

Avery grew up in Waterbury and attended Harwood High School, then studied at Norwich University for a year before transferring to VTC, in order to pursue a degree in electrical engineering. He worked for six years as an apprentice while pursuing his Electrician’s License (which requires four years of on-the-job training and four years of schooling). He’s been working with the Goodman crew since 2013. When he’s not wiring outlets and lights, you’ll find him mountain biking or snowboarding, or, if it’s deer hunting season (all three of them), working to keep the state’s white tail deer population in check. He and his wife live in Moretown.