The NAHB Nominations Committee has certified one candidate for 2024 Third Vice Chairman: Bob Peterson, from Fort Collins, Colo., who is a member of the HBA of Northern Colorado. He will address the NAHB Leadership Council in June at the Spring Leadership Meetings in Washington, D.C. Here is his statement.
Bob Peterson is the founder of Associates in Building + Design, Ltd. (ABD), located in Fort Collins, Colo., a company he started in May 1990. With more than 40 years of experience in the construction field, Bob maintains contractor licenses for residential and light commercial work in multiple jurisdictions. His company, ABD, specializes in custom homes and high-end remodeling. Believing in DEI and a strong succession plan, Bob is pleased to share that today, his daughters Heather Schreiner and Alison Johnson own and manage ABD, and he serves as a consultant.
Dedicated to the industry, Bob has been actively involved in local, state and national association activities. His passion is evident as he has served in almost every position possible on the local (HBA of Northern Colorado), state (Colorado Association of Home Builders), and national (National Association of Home Builders) levels. In 2011, Bob served as the chairman of the NAHB Remodelers, and he continues to serve on several committees on local, state and national levels. Presently, he serves on NAHB’s State and Local Government Affairs Committee, the NAHB Budget & Finance Committee and as Area 13 National Area Chair.
Bob is committed to continuing education and teaches several education classes through NAHB to his peers. He firmly believes that a person who is not learning is not growing and is passionate about helping others better themselves. In recognition of outstanding contributions to the industry, ABD was named National Remodeler of the Year in 2007 and Colorado Builder of the Year in 2008, and was inducted into the NAHB Remodelers Hall of Fame in 2021.
Bob resides in Windsor, Colo., and holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Northern Colorado.