2021 Young Professionals Awards Finalists

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Contact: Topher McLarty
cmclarty@nahb.org
(202) 266-8246

Fifteen applicants are in the final running for a 2021 NAHB Young Professionals Award. These awards are designed to acknowledge young professionals’ hard work, achievements, dedication and outstanding potential as they become leaders in the home building industry.

Winners for each region will be announced during the 2022 International Builders’ Show in Orlando, Feb. 8-10. Stay tuned for details.

Region A

PJ Antonik headshot
<p>Owner and CEO<br /> Oak Development &amp; Design<br /> Hingham, Mass.</p>

PJ Antonik

PJ Antonik

Owner and CEO
Oak Development & Design
Hingham, Mass.

Andrew Comstock headshot
<p>Vice President<br /> Gilbert C. Martin Company<br /> Colonial Heights, Va.</p>

Andrew Comstock

Andrew Comstock

Vice President
Gilbert C. Martin Company
Colonial Heights, Va.

Cathy Pitts headshot
<p>Designer<br /> Classic Kitchen and Bath<br /> Broadway, Va.</p>

Cathy Pitts

Cathy Pitts

Designer
Classic Kitchen and Bath
Broadway, Va.

Region B

Alexander Akel
<p>President<br /> Akel Homes<br /> Delray Beach, Fla.</p>

Alexander Akel

Alexander Akel

President
Akel Homes
Delray Beach, Fla.

Nora El-Khouri Spencer headshot
<p>Founder &amp; CEO<br /> Hope Renovations<br /> Carrboro, N.C.</p>

Nora El-Khouri Spencer

Nora El-Khouri Spencer

Founder & CEO
Hope Renovations
Carrboro, N.C.

Blaine Flynn headshot
<p>President<br /> Flynn Built, Inc.<br /> Pensacola, Fla.</p>

Blaine Flynn

Blaine Flynn

President
Flynn Built, Inc.
Pensacola, Fla.

Region C

Ryan Krueger
<p>Owner<br /> L.H. Kruger and Son<br /> Waukesha, Wisc.</p>

Ryan Krueger

Ryan Krueger

Owner
L.H. Kruger and Son
Waukesha, Wisc.

Lou Salge headshot
<p>Vice President<br /> Four Seasons Design &amp; Remodeling<br /> Angola, Ind.</p>

Lou Salge

Lou Salge

Vice President
Four Seasons Design & Remodeling
Angola, Ind.

Brent Vorst headshot
<p>Land Acquisition<br /> Jagoe Homes<br /> Louisville, Ken.</p>

Brent Vorst

Brent Vorst

Land Acquisition
Jagoe Homes
Louisville, Ken.

Region D

Tag Gilkeson headshot
<p>Principal Owner<br /> Tag &amp; Associates, LLC<br /> Carrollton,Texas</p>

Tag Gilkeson

Tag Gilkeson

Principal Owner
Tag & Associates, LLC
Carrollton,Texas

Jon Loudermilk headshot
<p>Owner/President<br /> Homes By Design<br /> Abilene, Texas</p>

Jon Loudermilk

Jon Loudermilk

Owner/President
Homes By Design
Abilene, Texas

Brian Tebbenkamp headshot
<p>President<br /> Patriot Homes, Inc.<br /> Liberty, Mo.</p>

Brian Tebbenkamp

Brian Tebbenkamp

President
Patriot Homes, Inc.
Liberty, Mo.

Region E

Kristi Allen headshot
<p>Owner<br /> WoodCastle Homes<br /> Alpine, Utah</p>

Kristi Allen

Kristi Allen

Owner
WoodCastle Homes
Alpine, Utah

Jessica Fritz headshot
<p>Owner/Architect<br /> J.Cor Architecture<br /> Scottsdale, Ariz.</p>

Jessica Fritz

Jessica Fritz

Owner/Architect
J.Cor Architecture
Scottsdale, Ariz.

Mark Sherlock headshot
<p>Development Manager<br /> Thomas James Homes<br /> Redwood City, Calif.</p>

Mark Sherlock

Mark Sherlock

Development Manager
Thomas James Homes
Redwood City, Calif.

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