Over 110 Years of Combined Industry Experience
Helen M. Levering - President
Helen has worked alongside Tom in the businesses for over 30 years and brings with her a wealth of knowledge and industry expertise, in both manufactured and modular homes. Helen has a sharp and creative eye for interior design and overlooks the professional display of all our model homes. She enjoys sharing her expertise with our customers as they pick and choose from hundreds of options for their dream homes.
Amanda Levering - Vice President and Sales Manager
Amanda has grown up in the family business and enjoyed tagging along with her Dad to job sites, manufacturing plants and trade shows throughout her childhood. After graduating from Lancaster Catholic High School in 2001, Amanda pursued a collegiate golf scholarship at Seton Hill University where she focused her studies on business and communications. Amanda realized that she wanted to follow in her Dad's footsteps and pursue a career at the family business where she could help people attain the homes of their dreams. After college, Amanda worked side by side with her dad for 10 years learning all of the ins and outs of the business. She has attended numerous industry-sponsored sales training and product seminars. She has experience in all phases of the home buying process. Come in today and talk to Amanda about finding your dream home.
Tom Hicks - Office Manager
Tom Hicks has been in the manufactured home industry for over 25 years. Tom manages all of the sales financing, permitting and contract documentation. In addition, Tom strives for complete customer satisfaction in all sales and service related issues. Tom brings a wealth of knowledge to our company, with his years of experience working with various manufacturers and finance companies. Tom has also worked with service personnel on deliveries, setups and service related issues.
Gary Levering - Crew Manager
Gary, brother of Tom Levering has been with Akron Homes for over 30 years and manages our own crew that handles all of the delivery, set-up and installation services for both Akron Homes and R&T Homes. Gary is a licensed and certified driver that has delivered homes to the most challenging lots and locations throughout Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey and Delaware. Gary is very experienced with all aspects of site preparations and home installations, including awnings, decks and patios. He is a PA Certified Manufactured Housing Installer.
Thomas H. Levering - Founder
Tom founded our company in 1972 with the dream of helping people realize their dreams of owning their own home. He was born and raised in Brownstown, PA and lived in a single-wide mobile home with his four brothers and sister. After his father’s death, Tom was enrolled in the Milton Hershey School, where he learned the importantance of hard work, helping others and doing things right the first time. He took great pride in the quality of homes that he provided to hundreds of customers throughout his career. We will always remember him as a fun loving, honest and loyal husband, father, brother and friend.