Home Builders Association Elects 2013 Leaders
Feb 4, 2013
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Members of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) elected four senior officers to top leadership positions during the association's International Builders' Show in Las Vegas.

NAHB's Chairman of the Board in 2013 will be Rick Judson, a Charlotte, NC-based homebuilder with 35 years in the building industry. Judson owns Evergreen Development Group in Charlotte.

"To keep the fledgling housing and economic recovery moving forward, NAHB this year will work with the Obama Administration and congressional lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle to promote policies that encourage homeownership, rental housing opportunities and job growth," said Judson.

Kevin Kelly, a Delaware builder and developer with 30 years of experience in the building industry, was elected First Vice Chairman of the Board.

Tom Woods, a Blue Springs, MO-based homebuilder with 40 years experience, was elected Second Vice Chairman of the Board. Woods is president of Woods Custom Homes.

Ed Brady, a Bloomington, IL-based home builder, joined NAHB leadership with his election to the post of Third Vice Chairman of the Board. Brady is president of Brady Homes, a company founded in 1964 by his father, William Brady Sr.

2012 NAHB Chairman Barry Rutenberg, from Gainesville, FL, remains as Immediate Past Chairman. Rutenberg is president of Barry Rutenberg and Associates, Inc.

Association leadership also includes is NAHB CEO Jerry Howard. Howard has served as the association's CEO/EVP since February of 2001.

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