Our mission is to provide the highest quality and value in construction services available. We strive to be a model organization for our customers, our trade partners and others in our industry, in all that we do.
John Atchison started Atchison Construction in 1978, building custom homes and serving the Lexington community. John has had a lifelong passion for home building and construction ever since.
Steve Heller joined longtime friend John Atchison in 2000 to form Atchison Heller Construction Company. Together they expanded their custom home construction business to include two attached home communities in Lexington; The Village at Rabbit Run and The Tradition at Parks Edge. In addition, they have built projects for The Hope Center of Lexington plus a Memory Care Center for Wesley Village in Wilmore, Kentucky. As well, they continue with their thriving custom home building and remodeling division of Atchison-Heller Construction Company.
John and Steve are involved with many community activities. Atchison-Heller supports Young Life, Rescue Mission, Kentucky Educational Television, The Red Cross, The Salvation Army, The March of Dimes, and the United Way among others.
MEET YOUR BUILDERS
John Atchison, Owner
John has made many friends working for families, designing and building custom homes throughout central Kentucky. He also has many lifelong friendships he has built in the construction industry working on many projects and serving in industry organizations like The Home Builders Association of Lexington and The Lexington Board of Realtors.
John loves to ski in Utah whenever he gets a chance and is always ready for a game of golf. He is married to Diane and has 3 children Laura, Ann Hart, and David. He loves to travel and whenever the opportunity arises you can find him attending a UK football or basketball game.
John has always had an interest in helping those in need. He has established a consistent record of helping in his community through his church and through the many charitable organizations he has volunteered service in.
Steve Heller, Owner
Steve had a 20 year career in the floor covering and interiors business starting as a salesman and rising through the ranks to become president of the company before taking his first retirement in 1997. He joined John in his custom home business, assuming the role of inside operations to allow John to build wonderful homes. Steve became John’s partner in 2000. Steve & John have a great working relationship and a close personal friendship as well. Steve and his wife, Jennifer, who is also involved in the business, have three children; Hollis, Austin, and Max, who are all part of Atchison Heller.
Hollis Heller Rigdon
David Atchison grew up around construction sites and Atchison Heller. As a toddler, David accompanied his father to job sites and began working part time at Atchison Heller at 15 years old. During college at the University of Kentucky, David worked flipping and remodeling houses. He came to Atchison Heller full time in 2015 and currently serves as a supervisor for custom homes and remodels. Though David’s goal has always been to follow in his father’s footsteps, David now has developed his own unique passion for the construction process and the quality Atchison Heller produces. He has become the voice behind the Atchison Heller Instagram page where he shares behind the scenes and a look into the every day of the company.
Recently married to her husband Courtland this past summer, Leslie enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, hiking and walking her dog, Toby.