About Us

Arcadia is nationally recognized as the premier builder of high end, custom homes, and remodels in the Charlotte area. We build the finest homes using only the highest-quality materials, the most efficient techniques and the most talented craftsmen available.
At Arcadia Homes we know that a custom home shouldn’t be built without also building a lasting relationship with the customer. The foundation of that relationship is our commitment to providing a positive building experience to you.
Since 1994 Arcadia has been building homes and relationships in the Charlotte area. We are proud of the fact that so many of our customers build with us again and refer us to their friends. We would love the opportunity to meet with you and show you why Arcadia Homes is the builder for your next custom home.

Jeremy Schumacher, President and Managing Partner Graduated from East Carolina University in 2000 where he studied Business as well as Architectural and Building Technology. Jeremy was also a 4 year letter-winner and captain of the ECU baseball team. He spent the first part of his career in the architecture and design field before broadening his experience in the development and construction industry. He has spent well over a decade gaining valuable experience in land acquisition, entitlement and development along with sales, marketing and operations management in the residential industry. Jeremy oversees the company’s finances, sales, business development, land acquisition, administration, and strategic planning.

AJ Foard, Vice President and Managing Partner After graduating from Clemson University in 1998, AJ began his career in residential construction. Over nearly two decades, he has worked his way up through the construction industry and earned the reputation as one the very finest builders in the Charlotte region while becoming an Accredited Master Builder by the North Carolina Home Builders Association. He is known for his impeccable attention to detail and a relentless pursuit of a better way. AJ oversees all construction operations for the company and collaborates on long term strategic planning.

Michael Salamone, Co-founder and Managing Partner Holds a BS in Business Management and Finance from the University of South Carolina and a MBA in Finance from Seton Hall University. A Wall Street trader before coming to North Carolina, Michael co-founded Arcadia Homes with Robby Bowers in 1994. Michael provides decades of invaluable expertise and wisdom in the areas of finance, land acquisition, long-range planning and is continually involved in business development and strategy.

Robert Bowers, Co-founder and Managing Partner After graduating from the University of South Carolina in 1985, Robby began his career in the residential construction industry. In 1994, he co-founded Arcadia Homes with Michael Salamone and for over two decades he established himself and Arcadia as one of the most respected builders in the Charlotte region. Robby is known for his construction expertise but also his seemingly easy way of developing relationships. Beyond construction, his community service and charitable efforts highlight his career. Robby provides decades of invaluable experience and wisdom to the company’s construction operations and is heavily involved in project management.

Jeff Ecleberry, Managing Partner Jeff studied architecture at Ohio State University and then went to work in other fields to broaden his skills in engineering, estimating and project management. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience after spending over three decades perfecting his craft in the high end custom homebuilding industry. His rigorous attention to detail and unparalleled level of care make him an invaluable member of the team. Jeff works with clients, designers, engineers and trades to develop the plans, specifications and budgets that ultimately turn our clients’ visions into their perfect home.

Core Values

Our Purpose To provide the best custom homebuilding experience possible, while honoring God in all that we do.

Our Mission To glorify God in everything we say and think and do while providing our clients with exactly the home they want, and to build it using the most efficient technology, the highest quality materials, and the most talented craftsmen available.

Our Reputation By our dedication to unparalleled design, craftsmanship and customer satisfaction, Arcadia Homes has achieved a leadership position in luxury home building. We are committed to building both high quality homes and long lasting relationships.

Our Standards With years of luxury homebuilding experience, Arcadia’s managing partners agree that nothing less than building a home that meets the highest of standards, and providing complete customer satisfaction will ever be acceptable. Arcadia’s character, strength and endurance are testaments to our commitment to that standard.

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