President and Founder
Mr. Fetzer is still the visionary force behind the company he founded in 1975. Dedicated to keeping Building Specialists competitive, he is responsible for business development, personnel, and financial matters. More importantly, Bob takes a very active role in quality assurance, making sure that every project lives up to the company motto: It’s not what we build, it’s how.
Well-known in both the industry and the community, Mr. Fetzer is the Chairman of the Executive Board of Downtown Roanoke, Inc., sits on the board of Total Action Against Poverty, is a member of both Remodelor’s Council and Commercial Builders Council, and is a founding member of Artspace, Roanoke Valley Greenways, and Pathfinders for Greenways. In addition, Mr. Fetzer has served on the boards of the Council of Community Services, the Better Business Bureau of Western Virginia, and Valley Beautiful. He has also been a member of the Roanoke City Manager’s Housing Task Force, president of the Roanoke Regional Housing Network, and president of the Roanoke Regional Home Builders Association, which represents over 430 firms. Mr. Fetzer graduated from East Tennessee State University in 1972.
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