Don Ball, Sr.
Don Ball was born near Henderson, Kentucky in 1936. At the University of Kentucky, he met and married the former Mira Snider, with whom he co-founded the homebuilding company Ball Homes in 1959. It has grown to be Central Kentucky’s leading home builder, with a strong market presence in Louisville and Knoxville. Ball Homes has been ranked among the top 100 homebuilders in the nation annually since 1998, rising as high as #47 on the list. The company, which continues to be a family-led operation, also now encompasses a development branch, property management, and real estate and mortgage companies.