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HBA/DE Annual Membership Meeting

The Home Builders Association Annual Membership Meeting

The Home Builders Association’s, annual membership meeting, was held yesterday afternoon at the Clubhouse at Noble’s Pond in Dover.  The purpose of the meeting is to review the activities of the Association over the past year and elect our Board of Directors for the coming year.

For the written summary of our Association activities in 2015 please click here.

Congratulations to the following members elected to our Board for 2016.  They will be inducted at our next Board meeting and introduced to all at our Leadership and Legacy Ball December 12, 2015 at World Café Live in Wilmington:


President: Kevin Whittaker, Whittaker Brothers

Senior Vice President: Scott Bradley, Bestfield Homes

Associate Vice President: Debra Young, EmpowerAbility, LLC

New Castle County Vice President: Matt Egan, Benchmark Builders

Sussex County Vice President: Mark Fitzgerald, Schell Brothers

Kent County Vice President: Mary Field, Noble’s Pond

Treasurer: Jeff Haggerty, Grubb Lumber

Secretary: Richard Forsten, Saul Ewing

Immediate Past President: Fred Fortunato, Benchmark Builders

Directors – Builders

Mick Kenney, McKee Builders

Debra Finocchiaro, Leon Weiner & Associates

James Stevenson, OneCall Services

Bob Taylor, JS Homes

Bob Thornton, Silverstock Builders

Mark Gandy, Middletown Kitchen and Bath

Directors – Associates

John Johnson, Karins and Associates Engineering

John Ford, Re/Max Associates

Scott Wilcox, Whiteford Taylor Preston

John Gormley, PRO-Build 

Mike Riemann, Becker Morgan Group, Inc.

Jim Wright, Artisans’ Bank

John Tracey, Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor

Mike Easton, Horty & Horty, P.A.




About HBA of Delaware

HBA/DE has been an integral part of the growth and economic development of the State of Delaware since 1947. HBA/DE was founded as a non-profit state affiliate of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) representing home builders and other businesses directly related to Delaware's Home Building Industry. Consisting of Builders, Remodelers and a group of diversified associate members, the Home Builders Association of Delaware strives to protect and preserve housing as a symbol of America.


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