Unmatched Value, Architectural Distinction, Honesty & Integrity, Passion for Quality, Proven Customer Service: these are the foundations upon which Ford Classic Homes has established itself as the leader in luxury homebuilding in Williamson and Davidson counties.

Over the past 25 years, Ford Classic Homes has built premier homes in only the finest communities in Williamson and Davidson counties; like Westhaven, Witherspoon, Splendor Ridge, Berry Farms, The Grove, Richland Hall, Annandale, LaurelBrooke, Windstone, Highlands at Ladd Park, Myles Manor, The Brownstones in Downtown Franklin, and now Rosebrooke and SouthBrooke. Ford Classic Homes has now expanded into Alabama and joined the Village of Providence in Huntsville, Alabama and Village at Oakland Springs in Madison, Alabama.

Renowned for providing superior quality and value to every homebuyer, the company is committed to excellence in every detail of the homebuilding experience, from conception through completion. An in-house architectural and interior design team help Ford to maintain exception standards or architectural distinction.

Teamwork and communication is paramount within the company’s customer service philosophy. At Ford Classic Homes, a network of seasoned professionals actively assists the homeowner through each stage of the building process. Each team member is devoted to customer satisfaction and pursues a cooperative approach to business that is quintessential to ensuring a positive home building experience.

From grand southern-style homes to Italian-inspired villas to European flair, Mike Ford and the professionals of Ford Classic Homes tailor their home design to provide functionality and high design aesthetic. With a passion for exemplary quality that is evident in both award-winning interior design and architectural distinction, each home reflects the company’s commitment to excellence.


Mike Ford

Chief Executive Officer
Mike Ford CEO Ford Classic Homes Franklin TN

A native of Middle Tennessee, Mike Ford has been building homes in Williamson County since 1995, and is personally involved in the architectural design and construction of each home. His expertise and knowledge has been integral to achieving the highest standards of the home building industry. “I am passionate about quality,” says Ford. “Quality not only in respect to the finest luxury homes built today, but also in the quality of the homeowner’s building experience.”

Richard Arrendale

Senior Vice President
Richard Arrendale Vice President Ford Classic Homes Franklin TN

Richard first gained his interest in construction by spending his college summers working in Virginia and Kentucky for a non-profit housing organization. After graduating from the University of Tennessee he continued working in Central Appalachia full time with both private and state funded non-profit housing groups. Richard returned home to middle Tennessee in 1999 and worked with a national homebuilder as a superintendent and Purchasing Manager until August of 2006 when he left to begin his career with Ford Classic Homes. Richard drew on his past experiences to help build a robust purchasing department that provides high volume pricing but also flexible enough to function for a custom builder.

Thomas Edmondson

Vice President, Custom Homes Divisions
Thomas Edmondson Vice President Custom Homes Ford Classic Homes Franklin TN

Thomas’ primary focus is managing the day-to-day operations of each custom project and maintaining a positive buyer-relationship. He serves as a liaison and guide to the homeowner throughout the entire building process. A graduate of Auburn University and a Williamson County native, he has been building fine custom homes for over twenty years. Thomas’ attention to detail and quality-comes-first attitude sets him apart from other custom home builders.

Andrew Ford

Vice President, Development
Andrew Ford, Vice President Development Ford Classic Homes Franklin TN

A native of middle Tennessee, Andrew holds his contractor’s license in residential and commercial building in both Tennessee and Alabama. After earning his bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Middle Tennessee State University, Andrew spent over a decade working as a project manager across Williamson and Davidson counties. In 2022, he began working to expand Ford’s development opportunities. Today, Andrew helps lead the team managing acquisition and planning of new communities. Coordinating the day-to-day operations of Ford developments, Andrew plays an integral role in organizing current and future Ford Classic Homes’ development opportunities.

Keli Jackson Ford

Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Principal Broker
Keli Jackson Ford, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Principal Broker

Keli is a member of the Tennessee Association of Realtors, the National Association of Realtors, and the Williamson County Association of Realtors, has received both her GRI and ABR designations, and received her Broker’s license in 2001. Originally from Destin, Florida, Keli has lived in Middle Tennessee for over twenty-five years, and during her tenure as a real estate agent, has assisted hundreds of Middle Tennessee homebuyers in locating their ideal home within Middle Tennessee’s finest communities. Keli presides over the sales and marketing functions of the company, and assists in product planning for each community.

Chad Gore

Vice President, Architecture and Land Management

Chad is a lifelong Franklin resident and a state-registered Architect who earned his bachelor’s degree in architecture at the University of Tennessee. He began his career with 6 years at a local architecture firm, gaining experience with various types of architectural design and construction administration. In 2006, Chad helped Ford Classic Homes create an in-house Architecture department to enhance the company’s ability to provide outstanding design services to its clients and deliver homes of unrivaled quality to the market. Since then, Chad has led the Ford team in designing and documenting hundreds of homes in middle Tennessee. In 2022, as Ford’s opportunities for neighborhood development began to grow, Chad’s years of experience working alongside excellent developers earned him leadership of a team managing acquisition, planning, and construction of communities that will allow Ford to keep delivering high-quality homes for years to come.

Eric Jones

Vice President, Construction
Eric Jones, Vice President, Construction at Ford Classic Homes Franklin, TN

Eric has been part of the Ford Classic Homes team for 15 years and has been building residential homes in Williamson County since 1995. A graduate of Middle Tennessee State University, Eric is a native of the city of Franklin. Managing day-to-day operations across multiple communities, Eric’s breadth of construction knowledge and willingness to go the extra mile for a home buyer are integral in supporting the construction team.

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