National Association of Home Builders Elects 2016 Leadership
During the International Builder’s Show (IBS) in Las Vegas, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) held a board meeting and elected senior officers for 2016. NAHB’s Chairman of the Board this year is Ed Brady. Brady has more than 25 years of experience in the home building industry and is president of Brady Homes, based in Bloomington, Ill. Granger MacDonald, a Texas-based builder and developer with 40 years of experience in the home building industry was elected as the 2016 First Vice Chairman of the Board. MacDonald is chairman and CEO of the MacDonald Companies. Louisiana-based custom home builder, Randy Noel, was elected as Second Vice Chairman of the Board. Noel has more than 30 years of experience in the home building industry and is president of Reve Inc., a custom home building firm that has developed more than 1,000 custom homes in the greater New Orleans area. Greg Ugalde was elected as Third Vice Chairman of the Board. A Connecticut builder and developer with more than 20 years of experience in the home building industry, Ugalde is president and chief legal officer of Torrington-based T&M Building Co.,Inc. NAHB Chairman for 2015, Tom Woods remains as Immediate Past Chairman. Woods is president of Woods Custom Homes in Blue Springs, Mo., and has more than 40 years of experience in the housing Industry. The NAHB’s Chief Executive Officer is Jerry Howard, from Washington, D.C. Howard heads up a staff of more than 240 working out of the National Housing Center in Washington. He has served as the association’s CEO/EVP since February of 2001. Previously, Howard was NAHB’s chief tax counsel. NAHB represents the interests of the nation’s housing professionals through advocacy, education and research with more than 800 affiliated state and local home builders associations that include more than 140,000 members across the country.