Home Builders Association ushers in new leadership – Wesley Wigginton, Foursquare Builders to lead the pack

December 16, 2015

Wes Wigginton, 2016 President Home Builders AssociationWe’re very proud that Wes Wigginton has been named as the 2016 President for the Home Builders Association of Greater Austin.

Austin Business Journal covers the story here.

Austin, Texas (December 16, 2015) – Tuesday, December 8th marked the day the Home Builders Association (HBA) of Greater Austin celebrated its own “changing of the guard.” Wesley (Wes) Wigginton of Foursquare Builders was sworn in as the HBA’s 2016 President with Steve Krasoff of Scott Felder Homes as President-Elect. Wigginton succeeded Walter Elias of Brookfield Residential who will now serve as the Association’s Immediate Past-President on the 2016 Board of Directors.

Wigginton’s steadfast effort, skill, and attention to detail have made his 30 years in construction highly successful and decorated. For the last 15 years, he has brought his expansive knowledge in custom homes, finely tuned management skills, and accurate construction administration techniques to private estate construction. Wigginton is a Graduate Master Builder certified by the National Association of Home Builders, as well as a LEED Accredited Professional with the United States Green Building Council.

“It is an honor to lead the HBA and the local home building industry at large in 2016,” says Wigginton. “Building homes, builds bridges—which builds community. This will be my top priority over the next year. All the members of the HBA of Greater Austin are vital members and participants within our collective community. As with many other community minded organizations and associations, we are all advocates for better lifestyles—which is inclusive of better housing. Over the next year, I will focus our attention to building bridges with everyone within our community, such that we are all able to align our interests and advocacy for housing within the greater Austin area.”

Supporting Wigginton on the 2016 Board of Directors are:
Executive Committee Leadership
Walter Elias, Immediate Past President, Brookfield Residential
Steve Krasoff, President-Elect, Scott Felder Homes
Lee Whitaker, First Vice President, Pacesetter Homes
Tyson Neal, VP of Membership, Legend Lighting
Darren Webber, VP of Govt. Relations, LandDev Consulting, LLC
Julie Hatfield, VP of Education, Texas Gas Service
Chris Peterson, VP of Operations, Rivendale Homes, Inc.
Drew Rice, VP of Special Projects, Red Pants Studio
Kandis Rushing, VP of Communications, Crescent Communities

HBA Board Members (at large)
Ron Van Winkle, McCoy’s Building Supply
Ross Britton, Member, U.S. Ecologic
Mark Graham, Member, Stock Building Supply
Karen Matuszewski, Member, By Design Custom Home Consulting
Eldon Rude, Member, 360º Real Estate Analytics
John Bohnen, Member, CalAtlantic Homes
Becky Collins, Walton Development
Keith Gold, Lennar Homes
Jody Jones, Eppright Homes
Rob McDonald, Westin Homes
Eric Olson, Olson Defendorf Custom Homes
Sue Ann Pinger, Pinger & Co, LLC
Mitch Schwartz, Schwartz Custom Homes
Shawn Stolle, DR Horton

The HBA of Greater Austin is poised for yet another busy year, including its 2016 Parade of Homes. Builders have already broken ground in Caliterra in Dripping Springs, the site of the 2016 event—the premier luxury home tour presented by the HBA, featuring multi-million dollar homes in one of the Hill Country’s most desired areas. The 2016 Parade of Homes is set to take place October 28 – November 13, 2016.

For more information, visit www.hbaaustin.com.

About the HBA
Since 1953, the Home Builders Association (HBA) of Greater Austin has served as the leading not-for-profit trade organization dedicated to residential construction and remodeling in Central Texas. The HBA works with government, public, business and community organizations in six counties – Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Travis and Williamson – to protect every family’s right to home ownership. For more information, visit www.hbaaustin.com.

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