Christi Stokes Named New Executive Officer

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Welcome to the Newest Members of the AHBA!

3 Elements Landscaping, Brandon Olson – Affiliate Member
3 Elements Landscaping, French Sconyers-Snow, Affiliate Member
AGS Construction Services, Inc., George Shuford – Builder Member
Alejandro’s Latinos Painting, Alejandro Cordova Lopez – Associate Member
Appalachian Well Drilling, Larry Wells – Associate Member
Carolina Heritage Builders, LLC, Bill Miller – Builder Member
French Broad Crossing, Christen Miller – Associate Member
JM Tile Installation, Jaime Martinez – Associate Member
Superior Roofing, Matt Winebarger – Associate Member

Please join us at our next New Member Welcome Reception on Tuesday, August 9 at the AHBA Office from 3:30 – 4:30pm. Take this opportunity to receive your Member Benefits Packet and learn how to make the most of your membership investment! All new members, current members and professionals interested in membership are welcome to attend. Please RSVP to Danielle.


Membership Benefit – Education at the Local, State and National Level

Nationally Recognized Educational Programs that give you the tools to gain an edge in the industry. In our competitive marketplace, differentiation is the key to success and NAHB’s nationally recognized education programs offer cutting-edge conferences and course – both in-person and online.  NAHB has the curriculum, instructors and prestige to boost your success and increase your profit margins.
North Carolina Recognized Education Programs are available to AHBA Members as well. The NCHBA is constantly committed to increasing professionalism within the building industry and providing education opportunities to members is important to achieving that increased professionalism.
AHBA A.C.E (Advanced Contractor Education) Series occurs on the 4th Wednesday of the month and is a FREE benefit to AHBA Members. This is a one-hour long class that takes place from 8:30-9:30am at the AHBA Office. Coffee, donuts and free education are provided.The next ACE Class is on June 22 and will be presented on Codes and Licensing Board Updates. RSVP here.


Membership Highlight – Christi Stokes Named New Executive Officer

The Asheville Home Builders Association is proud to name Christi Stokes as the new Executive Officer.
Stokes joined the Asheville Home Builders Association in 2009 working primarily as Director of Membership Services and Special Events. In this role, she implemented and developed industry events that facilitated valuable connections between the building industry and the general public. Through strong membership communications and programs, she helped grow the Association to the 4th largest Home Builders Association in North Carolina. Stokes plans to use her experience to continue to elevate awareness of the Asheville HBA as a leading home building resource for our local building professionals in our thriving community.

“I am thrilled to take on this leadership role for a dynamic organization that offers a strong voice, unity for the local building industry, and valuable resources for its members,” says Stokes. “In working proactively with the Board of Directors, AHBA staff and our general membership, I strive to continue to bring value to our diverse membership programs aligning with the message of providing an educated voice and promoting excellence within the building industry.”

“Christi proved to be the best choice for the Association, after an extensive search of over 50 applicants,” said 2016 AHBA President Christopher Fox of Fox Builders. “Her foundation and in depth knowledge of the Association and ideas to continue the forward momentum of our organization will prove to be invaluable to the Asheville area and our members in the coming years.”

Congratulations, Christi!




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