Three Inducted Into Florida Housing Hall of Fame, Florida Home Builders Association
For Immediate Release:
The Florida Home Builders Association installed Gregory E. Matovina as its 66th President on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, during the FHBA Fall Leadership Conference at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf and Spa Resort in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Matovina is President of Matovina & Company of Jacksonville, Florida.
For over twenty-five years, Matovina has worked in the housing development industry as well as being a licensed real estate broker and certified public accountant. His company focuses on the greater well-being of the community, where he spends much of his time within HabiJax and Ability Housing of Northeast Florida to provide safe, affordable housing for those who might not otherwise have access to it.
“Having seen firsthand the impact Greg has had on Northeast Florida Builders Association (NEFBA) and our community,” said Chet Skinner, NEFBA’s 2016 president. “His business acumen, his insight into complex issues and his ability to arrive at reasonable and workable solutions give him the credentials to step into this leadership role with FHBA.”
Matovina’s service to NEFBA, FHBA, and the National Association of Home Builders has equipped him for the role of FHBA President. Having chaired the FHBA Governmental Affairs Committee, he effectively help navigate the political waters to achieve a successful 2015 legislative session, earning the prestigious FHBA Eagle Award; a presidential honor.
“Florida’s home building industry faces multiple policy issues each year,” said Rusty Payton, FHBA CEO/Chief Lobbyist. “Greg is committed to addressing matters such as construction workforce, notice and right to cure, collection of impact fees, statute of repose, and workers compensation reform in a manner that promotes the housing industry rebound.”
Other FHBA Officers are: First Vice President, Bill Truex; Second Vice President, Shelley Stewart; Secretary, Michael Bourre’; Third Vice President, Rick Ilmberger; Immediate Past President Jeremy Stewart; and Immediate Past Second Vice President George Cooper.
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Established in 1949, 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.
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Allison Finley, Director of Marketing and Communications
Florida Home Builders Association
800.261.9447 | 850.766.1679
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