NAHB PWB Award Nominees

2021

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Contact: Claudia Richards
crichards@nahb.org
(202) 266-8211

The following individuals have been nominated by their peers for contributing to the strength of women within the industry through leadership and professional excellence as part of the 2021 NAHB Professional Women in Building Award program.

The PWB Councils of the Year winners, sponsored by Lowe’s Pro and the PWB Member of the year winner, sponsored by Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, from among these standout nominees were announced and honored during the NAHB PWB Winter Leadership Meeting and the NAHB Woman of the Year, sponsored by 84 Lumber was announced and honored the NAHB Honors section during The Nationals program.

The NAHB Woman of the Year Award is the residential construction industry’s premier award recognizing a woman for her exceptional achievement(s) in the building industry and/or for her extraordinary contributions advocating for the advancement of women in the profession. This respected Individual demonstrates good business acumen, serves as a role model for excellence in leadership and embodies purpose and vision.

The NAHB Woman of the Year award is presented in collaboration with the NAHB Professional Women in Building Council and the National Sales and Marketing Council and the winner will be announced at The Nationals SM Gala held during the International Builders’ Show. It is the highest level of recognition presented by NAHB that recognizes a woman for accomplishments in the building industry and/or throughout the NAHB Federation.

Woman of the Year Nominees Recognizes a council member who demonstrates excellence and commitment to the local, state, and national councils. This award represents the highest level of recognition presented by the NAHB Professional Women in Building Council.

Ronda Conger

Ronda Conger

CBH Homes
San Ramon
Meridian, Idaho
WINNER
Marnie Oursler

Marnie Oursler

Marnie Custom Homes
Bethany Beach, Del.
(National PWB Member)
Barb Anderson

Barbara Anderson

President
Anderson Marketing Solutions
Centennial, Colo.
(HBA of Metro Denver)
Cindy Cepko

Cindy Cepko

President
Granite Homes, Inc.
Paupack, Pa.
(National PWB Member)
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Angela Harris

Principal and CEO
TRIO
Denver, Colo.
(HBA of Metro Denver)
Christine Madrid

Christine Madrid

Director, Caliber Home Loans Condo Division and Sales Manager; Founding Partner of Azure NW Homes
Sammamish, Wash.
Karly Mixon

Karly Mixon

Project Manager
Richard and Rice Construction
Deerfield Beach, Fla.
Angela Poirrier

Angela Poirrier

Designer/Owner
Acadian House Design
Baton Rouge, La.
Sofia Rashid

Sofia Rashid

President
CZAM Design & Build
Austin, Texas
(HBA of Greater Austin)
Sherry Schwab

Sherry Schwab

Past President
HCS Construction Services Co.
Bellevue, Wash.
(MBA of King & Snohomish Counties)
Deb Smith

Debbie Smith

CEO
Two Trails
Parrish, Fla.
(Charlotte-De Soto BIA)
Sky Stephens

Sky Stephens

Co-Founder of the Association of Professional Builders
Paula Wallace

Paula Wallace

Founder and President
Savannah College of Art and Design
Savannah, Ga.

PWB Member of the Year Nominees Recognizes an individual member of NAHB’s Professional Women in Building Council. These individuals’ accomplishments benefit the home building industry and their community. The award focuses on recent work, customer service, community involvement and dedication to improving the industry.

Emily Boyd

Emily Boyd

Brookfield Properties
San Ramon, Calif.
(BIA of the Bay Area)
WINNER
Mollie Elkman

Mollie Elkman

Group Two
Philadelphia, Pa.
(HBA of Bucks & Montgomery Counties)
Mindy Lepp

Mindy Lepp

Lepp Designs
St. Augustine, Fla.
(Northeast Florida Builders Association PWB)
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