Statement of NAHB 2025 Third Vice Chairman Candidate Gary Campbell


The NAHB Nominations Committee has certified one candidate for 2025 Third Vice Chairman: Gary Campbell, from Lowell, Mass., who is a member of the Northeast Builders & Remodelers Association of Massachusetts. He will address the NAHB Leadership Council in June at the Spring Leadership Meetings in Washington, D.C. Here is his statement.

Gary Campbell

Gary Campbell
CEO, Campbell Communities

Gary Campbell is CEO of Campbell Communities, a company that owns and manages 2,000 units of rental housing in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. He is responsible for management operations, as well as developing and acquiring new rental communities, including market-rate and Chapter 40B projects. He is past Area 1 National Area Chairman (NAC), past chair of the Housing Finance Committee, past chair of the NAHB Multifamily Council Board of Trustees, and past president of the Home Builders and Remodelers Association of Massachusetts. He also served on the Federal Government Affairs Committee, the 55+ Housing Industry Council, the Climate Risk and Sustainability Committee, and the Electrification Task Force.

He previously spent 16 years working in television news, with NBC News in New York and London, and as chief of CNN’s Paris Bureau. 

He currently serves as chair of the board of a Massachusetts regional health system and as co-chair of the Lowell Plan, a non-profit economic development organization. He is the former chair of the board of Circle Health and Lowell General Hospital, and past chair of the board of Pike School in Andover. Gary currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Pioneer Institute, a public policy research organization as well as the Mass Development Finance Agency Board.

He holds a bachelor’s degree from Brown University and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Harvard Business School. 

Gary and his wife, Emma, live in Lowell, Mass., where his company’s headquarters are located, and have three grown children.

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