Steve Ritchie and Betsy Adams Spencer bring more than 60 years of combined experience in residential and commercial construction to the company they founded in 2017.
From custom homes and whole home remodeling to commercial construction and project management consulting, you can count on Steve and Betsy and the entire team of trusted Holtz Adams partners to treat you like family and exceed your expectations.
Certified Housing Counselors
US Department of Housing & Urban Development
Dispute Resolution Center
“In addition to our working relationship…I have personally known Steve Ritchie for more than 15 years. He has always demonstrated great integrity, high ethics, and outstanding character.” - Tony Bonaparte, Opendoor San Antonio
Growing up in Sterlington, Louisiana, Steve learned at a young age how to build “…from the ground up…” by working in his family’s business. Steve’s passion for quality residential and commercial construction combined with a keen eye for architecture led him to running his own construction companies for a variety of residential, commercial, and government clients for the past 30+ years. With a dedication to quality construction, he delivers projects on time and within budget with the highest level of professionalism and integrity. For Steve, every project is personal, and every client is treated like family.
Steve’s expertise in building custom homes, single-family home developments, multifamily housing, and commercial construction is also supported by his strong attention to detail. His commitment to solving challenges that get in the way of his clients’ goals. He has a well-earned reputation as a trusted partner who works hard to solve any challenge that stand in the way of his clients’ goals. Steve’s work isn’t done until his clients are completely satisfied.
“I have known Betsy for over 16 years. She is reliable, and simply put, she doesn’t rest until the job is done right.” - Aidé B. House, Certified Public Accountant
With more than 30 years of experience in community development and a deep focus in the housing and construction industry, Betsy Adams Spencer’s expertise in finance, management, contracting, purchasing, and logistics brings a high level of administrative and fiscal responsibility to Holtz Adams. Betsy is responsible for the bidding process, contract preparation, permitting process, monitoring costs, and managing schedules to ensure all projects are completed on time and within budget.
Prior to partnering with Steve at Holtz Adams, Betsy enjoyed a rewarding career in municipal government and non-profit housing development, where she was responsible for numerous affordable housing and home repair projects, neighborhood revitalization, and community development.