2018 Associate 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 2018 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).

2018 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.

Mike Farr

Mike Farr  **WINNER**
Cascade Manufacturing Co.
Cedar Rapids HBA

Edward Byrd 
Southeastern Insurance Consultants, LLC
BIA of Central South Carolina

Ken Callahan

Ken Callahan
MDU
Williston Area Builders Association, North Dakota

Aaron Crowe

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

Welford Haines

Welford Haines
Ferguson Enterprises
HBA of Greater Charleston, West Virginia

Nikki Howard

Nikki Howard
1st Mobile Insurance
HBA of Howard County, Indiana

John Koerselman

John Koerselman
Red River Drywall
HBRA of Fargo-Moorhead, North Dakota

Helmut Mundt

Helmut Mundt
Hartwig Moss Insurance Agency
Greater New Orleans HBA

Bobby Parks

Bobby Parks
Healthy Homes of Louisiana
HBA of Northeast Louisiana

Jim Pigott

Jim Pigott, Jr.
The Pigott Agency
HBA of Metro Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Rich Robinson

Rich Robinson
Member Rebate Program
Shore Builders Association of Central NJ
2017 One to Watch

Michael Tribble

Michael Tribble
Yeo & Yeo CPA's
HBA of Saginaw

Linda Mosier Vaudt

Linda Mosier-Vaudt
Mosier-Vaudt Consulting
Olympia Master Builders


2018 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).

Mike Fournier

Mike Fournier  **WINNER**
Sonrise Construction
HBA of Greater Tulsa

Christopher Amato

Christopher Amato
CMM Custom Homes
Shore Builders Association of Central NJ

Mike Dolbec

Mike Dolbec
Windsong Custom Homes
Western Area BA, North Dakota

Cory Sillars

Cory Sillars
Daniel Sillars General Contractor Inc.
Wausau Area BA, Wisconsin


2018 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.

Mike Farr

Mike Farr  **WINNER**
Cascade Manufacturing Co.
Cedar Rapids HBA

Jim Pigott

Jim Pigott, Jr.
The Pigott Agency
HBA of Metro Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Billy Ray

Billy Ray
American Concrete Products
HBA of Jackson


2018 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.

Christoper Cowan

Christopher Cowan  **WINNER**
CohnReznick, LLP
Shore Builders Association of Central NJ

Kyle Ennis

Kyle Ennis
Community First Bank of Indiana
HBA of Howard County, Indiana