The Greater Iowa City Area HBA took home multiple awards at the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) International Builders Show (IBS) Jan. 21-23 in Las Vegas. The accolades are:
“The judges were astounded by the team collaboration and their dedication to the project. Countless hours were spent on making the proposal the best it could,” said Kirkwood Construction Management Professor Joe Greathouse. “These students are going to be outstanding professionals in our industry.”
Iowa City Area HBA President Glenn Siders, Siders Development, noted that Iowa City is getting noticed. “We are extremely proud that all the hard work The Greater Iowa City Area HBA puts in is being recognized nationally,” he said. “Karyl’s award is especially terrific because she spearheads so much of what our organization accomplishes.”
IBS is the largest annual light construction show in the world and is accompanied by member meetings, awards ceremonies and more.
Iowa City Area HBA Remodelers Council Vice Chair Kevin McCreedy, McCreedy-Ruth Construction (left); council Past Chair GT Karr, Sueppel’s Siding & Remodeling; and Iowa City Area HBA Executive Officer Karyl Bohnsack celebrate the council’s CADRE Award for Membership Recruitment and Retention Project: Council Development.
Iowa City Area HBA Executive Officer Karyl Bohnsack poses with her Local Executive Officer of the Year Award alongside National Association of Home Builders CEO Jerry Howard.
A contest judge (left) presents the Kirkwood Community College Student Chapter team with the traveling trophy for winning the Associate Program Student Competition. Pictured from Kirkwood are (second from left to right) Chase Bennett, Cambridge Hathaway, Marshal Teets, Eric Lamp, Erika Schroeder and Diana Wubbena and Construction Management Professor Joe Greathouse. Wubbena was also named an Outstanding Student.
Eastern Iowa ACE Sector Board member Tim Ruth (left), McCreedy-Ruth Construction (an Iowa City Area HBA Board of Directors member); and Kirkwood Community College Construction Management Professor Joe Greathouse (center and an Iowa City Area HBA member); accept the National Housing Endowment (NHE) Homebuilding Education Leadership Program $100,000 grant from NHE Chair Ted Mahoney.