Lancaster Connects

Lancaster Connects

Building Dreams, Sharing Hope featuring Jeff Rutt of Keystone Custom Homes: Episode 110

September 18, 2023

In this episode, Ben and Jeff speak with Jeff Rutt, the President and CEO of Keystone Custom Homes, a company that has constructed over 9,000 homes in Pennsylvania and Maryland. Keystone Custom Homes is a three-time recipient of Builder Magazine's and the National Association of Homebuilders' prestigious "America's Best Home Builder Award" and has been named "Business of the Year" by Central Penn Business Journal. Jeff's achievements as an exceptional builder are further exemplified by his receipt of the Hearthstone Award, a lifetime service recognition accompanied by a $200,000 grant to a charity of his choice.

Beyond his remarkable success in the homebuilding industry, Jeff is also the Founder and Chairman of the Board of HOPE International, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing small loans and biblically based business training to entrepreneurs in developing countries. With a focus on offering sustainable solutions to poverty and restoring dignity within families, HOPE International has impacted over 2 million clients and disbursed more than $1.5 billion in loans across 24 countries.

Tune in or watch the episode to gain valuable insights into entrepreneurship, community building, and the profound difference one person can make in the world. Jeff's dedication to enriching lives through housing and hope serves as an inspiring example for us all.