About Rick Hayes

Rick Hayes, founder and president of Visionary Homes Inc., specializes in the development of exceptional quality custom homes. From the earliest ideas through site selection and construction, Rick works hand-in-hand with clients to ensure that every structural and design detail receives the attention and care it deserves. Personal and professional service is a fundamental value for Rick and his skilled network of designers, architects, subcontractors and trade allies. For clients who have their own design professional, Rick will partner in the vision and creation of the perfect custom home for each individual client.

What makes Rick unique in the residential building community is his experience as both a registered civil engineer and certified project manager. This combination of expertise ensures exceptional quality as well as attention to detail and design that results in a home that is on schedule and within budget. 

Rick is knowledgeable and experienced in the design review process as both a member of the Cascade Highlands Design Review Committee and as a builder in Tetherow, The Tree Farm, Awbrey Butte, Three Pines and Caldera Springs.

Rick holds a Masters of Business Administration from Washington State University and a Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering Management from Oregon State University. He was a registered civil engineer (Oregon Number 18526PE) and is a Project Management Institute certified Project Management Professional (PMP). He is also a Certified Sustainable Building Advisor (NSBA) with extensive knowledge of green building field standards and practices. In addition to custom residential building, Rick has provided construction project management for Central Oregon Community College and Bend La Pine Schools, helping to build a legacy in the community.

Rick believes that community involvement is an important part of living and working in Bend and is President of  Kor Community Land Trust  and  was a member of the OSU-Cascades Sustainability Advisory Group.

He currently resides in Central Oregon with his wife and business partner Lynnanne, who is a member of the Hayes Construction Company team. Their personal custom home, located in Bend’s Three Pines development is Earth Advantage Platinum Certified. His daughters, Emily and Laney, were raised in Central Oregon.