2017 Award Nominees

The following individuals have been nominated by their peers for contributing to the strength of NAHB and the housing industry through leadership and professional excellence as part of the 2017 NAHB Associate Member Awards program.

The winners from among these nominees will be announced and honored during the Associates of Excellence Awards program at the NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS).

2017 Associate of the Year Nominees


The NAHB Associate of the Year and Society of Honored Associates Awards recognizes associate members who have distinguished themselves by their outstanding contributions to the home building industry on the local, state and national levels.

April Aldridge

April Aldridge
Band of Gold Weddings
HBA of Greater Charleston, West Virginia

Ken Callahan

Ken Callahan
MDU
Williston Area Builders Association, North Dakota

Jim Carr

Jim Carr
University of Arkansas Little Rock
HBA of Greater Little Rock, Arkansas

Aaron Crowe

Aaron Crowe
Simpson Strong-Tie
HBA of Greater Little Rock, Hot Springs HBA, Arkansas

Dawn Cruff

Dawn Cruff
Green Team Realty
HBA of Fargo-Moorhead 3545

Kim DiMatteo

Kim DiMatteo
DiMatteo Group
HBRA of Fairfield County

Joe Ernst

Joe Ernst
D&D Garage Doors
Manatee-Sarasota BIA

Randy Fannin

Randy Fannin
Clark LP Gas Co.
Shoals HBA

Mike Farr

Mike Farr
Cascade Manufacturing Co.
Cedar Rapids HBA

Dave Fleming

David Fleming
Greenleaf Landscapes, Inc.
HBA of Mid Ohio Valley

Kim Hefner Hines

Kim Hefner-Hines
H&H Design Consultants
HBA of Sioux Empire

Steve Monroe

Steve Monroe
Steve Monroe Enterprises
Greensboro Builders Association

Geri Nelson

Geri Nelson
DTE Energy
HBA of the Upper Peninsula

Billy Ray

Billy Ray
American Concrete Products
HBA of Jackson

Michael Tribble

Michael Tribble
Yeo & Yeo CPA's
HBA of Saginaw

Peggy Turner

Peggy Turner
Graphic Designs & Promotions, Inc.
Greater Birmingham HBA

Linda Mosier Vaudt

Linda Mosier-Vaudt
Mosier-Vaudt Consulting
Olympia Master Builders


2017 BEAM Award Nominees


The NAHB BEAM (Builders Engaging Associate Members) Award is bestowed on one builder (or one local entity) who best exemplifies the motto “It’s good business to do business with a member.”

This award encourages builders to use the goods and services offered by associates. It also recognizes the one builder who exemplifies this vitally important teamwork. The winner of the award will be announced at the Associates of Excellence Awards Program during the International Builders’ Show (IBS).

Brandon Bryant

Brandon Bryant
Red Tree Builders
Asheville HBA

Jim Chapman

Jim Chapman
Jim Chapman Communities
Greater Atlanta HBA

Paul Deller

Paul Deller
Red Oak Remodeling
York Builders Association

Billy Doelker

William “Billy” Doelker
Key Homes LLC
BIA of Greater Louisville

Richard Harp

Richard Harp
Richard Harp Homes
HBA of Greater Little Rock

Frank Morse

Frank Morse
Morse Homes, Inc.
HBA of Greater New Orleans


2017 Bill Polley Advocate of BUILD-PAC Award Nominees


Named in honor of the late Bill Polley, this award was established to recognize the most outstanding Associate member who best epitomizes Polley’s ardent loyalty, support and dedication to Build PAC. The ideal candidate is someone who works to raise BUILD PAC dollars through peer-to-peer methods and also goes above and beyond to help out on fundraising and educational events.

Kim Hefner Hines

Kim Hefner-Hines
H&H Design Consultants
HBA of Sioux Empire

Linda Mosier Vaudt

Linda Mosier-Vaudt
Mosier-Vaudt Consulting
Olympia Master Builders


2017 Associates One to Watch Award Nominees


The NAHB Associates One to Watch Award recognizes young associate members that propel their careers forward; advance in local, state and national NAHB associations; advocate for the home building industry, engage with peers; and embed themselves as exceptional members of their communities.

Deanne Bridenstine

Deanne Bridenstine
Pure Design Interiors
Akron HBA

Nikki Howard

Nikki Howard
1st Mobile Insurance
HBA of Howard County

Kyle Johnston

Kyle Johnston
KJ Creative
Denver HBA

Melissa Langdale

Melissa Langdale
On Q Financial
HBA of Raleigh-Wake County

Rich Robinson

Rich Robinson
Member Rebate Program
Shore Builders Association of Central NJ

Adam Van Bavel

Adam Van Bavel
O’Neil Interactive, Inc.
Maryland BIA