NAHB Senior Officers

Known collectively as the Senior Officers of the Board, they are elected annually by the Board of Directors at the National Association of Home Builders meeting of the members.



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Kevin Kelly
Chairman of the Board

Kevin Kelly, a builder and developer from Wilmington, Del. is NAHB's 2014 Chairman of the Board. He is President of Leon N. Weiner & Associates, Inc. and has more than 30 years of experience in the building industry which includes land development, multifamily and single-family home building, and property management.

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Tom Woods


Tom Woods
First Vice Chairman of the Board

Tom Woods, a builder in Blue Springs, Mo., is NAHB's 2014 First Vice Chairman of the Board. He formed his first building company in 1969, and is currently president of Woods Custom Homes. His firm has developed scores of communities and more than 1,000 homes in the Greater Kansas City area. 

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Ed Brady
Second Vice Chairman of the Board

Ed Brady, NAHB’s 2014 Second Vice Chairman of the Board, is a home builder and developer from Bloomington, Ill. A second generation home builder, he is president of Brady Homes Illinois, one of the largest home building firms in central Illinois, which has developed 20 residential communities throughout the state, built more than 1,800 single-family homes and developed more than 2,000 single-family lots.

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Granger MacDonald
Third Vice Chairman of the Board

(Information to come)

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Rick Judson 


Rick Judson, CGP
Immediate past Chairman of the Board

Rick Judson, a builder and developer from Charlotte, N.C. is NAHB’s 2014 Immediate Past Chairman of the Board. He is owner of Evergreen Development. He has founded and successfully operated several businesses including entities that have developed land and built numerous single-family, multifamily, and commercial projects.

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Jerry Howard


Gerald M. Howard
Chief Executive Officer

With more than 25 years of lobbying and association experience in Washington, D.C., Jerry Howard is NAHB's Chief Executive Officer. Previously, he was the Senior Staff Vice President of NAHB's Government Affairs Division.

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