Industry Award Winners Announced During the Florida Home Builders Association Summer Conference

The Florida Home Builders Association (FHBA) announced high honors given to members of the building industry; a recognition awarded by over 8,000 FHBA members across the state.

In addition to these outstanding achievements, the FHBA announced three into the Florida Housing Hall of Fame and recognized its 2019 Builder of the Year and Associate of the Year.

  • Three Inducted Into Florida Housing Hall of Fame, Florida Home Builders Association: Chuck Fowke, of Tampa Bay Builders Association; Suzanne Graham of Charlotte-DeSoto Building Industry Association; and Bill Smock, of Manatee-Sarasota Building Industry Association.
  • Recipient of the Robert and Amy Harper Future Builders of America Award: Rick Hervey, Deland High School
  • Recipient of the FHBA Woman of Distinction Award: Michelle Masline, Home Builders and Contractors Association of Brevard
  • Recipient of the FHBA Young Building Professional Award: Joe Ernst, Manatee-Sarasota Building Industry Association
  • Recipient of the FHBA Paul Joyal Pinnacle Builder Award: Jeff Schnellmann, Greater Orlando Builders Association
  • Recipient of the FHBA Remodeler of the Year Award: Greg Hardwick, Greater Orlando Builders Association
  • Recipient of the FHBA Associate of the Year Award: Joe Ernst, Manatee-Sarasota Building Industry Association
  • Recipient of the FHBA Builder of the Year Award: T.J. Thornberry, Charlotte-DeSoto Building Industry Association

More information on the qualifications for each award can be found at FHBA.com.

Honors and awards will be presented during the FHBA Fall Leadership Conference on October 4, 2019 at the Casa Monica Resort and Spa in St. Augustine, Florida.

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Established in 1947, the Florida Home Builders Association is affiliated with the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and Florida’s local/regional homebuilder associations. FHBA, along with its affiliates, work to create the best possible economic and regulatory environment for members to succeed.

For further information, please contact:
Allison Finley, Director of Marketing and Communications
Florida Home Builders Association
800.261.9447  |  850.766.1679
afinley@fhba.com