2019 Young Professionals Awards Winners and Finalists

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Contact: Topher McLarty
(202) 266-8246
cmclarty@nahb.org

Fifteen applicants were in the final running for a 2019 NAHB Young Professionals Award, designed to acknowledge an individual’s hard work, successes, performance, dedication and outstanding potential as they serve as leaders in the home building industry.

The five regional winners were honored January 22 at the 2020 International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Las Vegas.

Join us in celebrating our talented Young Professionals from across the country. Here are the winners and finalists from each region:

Region A

Headshot of Kristin MarzarellaKristin Marzarella **WINNER**
Human Resources/Company Operations Manager
All County Exteriors
Lakewood, N.J.

Headshot of Chelsey KeenanChelsey Keenan
Social Media Director
Group Two
Philadelphia, Pa.

Headshot of Justin OlearJustin Olear
Vice President
Regal Builders
Dover, Del.

Region B

Headshot of Jessica PercelJessica Percel **WINNER**
Construction Coordinator
Taylor Morrison
Sarasota, Fla.

Headshot of Joe ErnstJoe Ernst
Insurance Agent
Lori Swindell Insurance Agency, Inc.
Sarasota, Fla.

Headshot of Kelly GodwinKelly Godwin
Vice President
Ray Kennamer Construction, Inc.
Albertville, Ala.

Region C

Headshot of Adam GrubbAdam Grubb **WINNER**
President, Visionary & Integrator
Jerry’s Homes
West Des Moines, Iowa

Headshot of Tony KneelandTony Kneeland
Kneeland Construction
Watertown, S.D.

Headshot of Jason PaliatkaJason Paliatka
Vice President
American Colony Homes
Willowbrook, Ill.

Region D

Headshot of Erin WrightErin Wright **WINNER**
Builder
Wright-Built, LLC
Hawkins, Texas

Tag Gilkeson Tag Gilkeson
Owner
Tag & Associates, LLC
Carrolton, Texas

Headshot of John MaddenJohn Madden
Builder/Owner
J Madden Homes
Tulsa, Okla.

Region E

Headshot of Nick ScheelNick Scheel **WINNER**
Owner/Principal/Partner
Untamed Construction
Spokane, Wash.

Headshot of RJ HernandezRJ Hernandez
Project Manager
Richmond American Homes
Corona, Calif.

Headshot of Chris OlsenChris Olsen
Owner
CF Olsen Homes
Ogden, Utah

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