Congratulations to Chris Brock and James Cope, Who Recently Received NCBI Designations

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Welcome to the Newest AHBA Members! 


Matt Pocta, 84 Lumber Affiliate Member (recruited by Judy Dinelle of 84 Lumber)

Craig Peters, ALFIEAffiliate Member (recruited by Jon Sarver of ALFIE)

Tracy Best, Best Builders of WNC, LLC – Builder Member (recruited by Judy Dinelle of 84 Lumber)

Matt Keene, Buchanan Construction, LLCAffiliate Member (recruited by Rick Buchanan of Buchanan Construction)

Steve Graham, Builders FirstSourceAffiliate Member (recruited by John Cummings of Builders FirstSource)

Angela Marino, Chad David Pedler – Builder Member (recruited by Chad Pedler of Pedler Built Construction)

Terri King, Coldwell Banker KingAssociate Member (recruited by Donna King of Union Home Mortgage)

Jesse Rehmeier, Elite Metalworks, Inc.Associate Member (recruited by Thomas McClain of Home Sweet Home Land Management)

Dennis Rhodes, Floor Coverings International of WNCAffiliate Member (recruited by Erin McEntire of Floor Coverings International of WNC)

Bill Balmer, Liberty Wood ProductsAssociate Member (recruited by Judy Dinelle of 84 Lumber)

Scott Holden, Liberty Wood ProductsAffiliate Member (recruited by Judy Dinelle of 84 Lumber)

Meghann Pegram, Pegram Builders, LLC – Builder Member (recruited by Rob Fisher of White Insurance Agency)

Anna Davis, Platt Management Group, Inc.Builder Member

Keith Dubose, Remarkable Renovations – Builder Member (recruited by Rob Fisher of White Insurance Agency)

Ruben Murillo, Stone Gallery Granite & MarbleAssociate Member (recruited by Lashawn Correa of Asheville Floors & Design Gallery)

Jessica McDaniel, Tar Heel Basement SystemsAssociate Member


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Membership Highlight – Congratulations to the Members Who Recently Received NCBI Designations
Chris Brock, AMB of Brock Builders, Inc. has recently earned his Accredited Master Builder designation through the North Carolina Builder Institute (NCBI). James Cope, AB of Semper Fi Custom Homes has earned his Accredited Builder designation. The NCBI serves as the educational arm of NCHBA and oversees all of its educational programs.  The Institute brings together the industry’s leading experts to create a dynamic and exciting learning environment.The one constant in the home building industry is change.  New products, changing technology, and evolving legal and building code laws are just a few of the industry’s elements that require constant vigilance and training. In order to receive an NCBI accreditation, members must complete so many hours of coursework. Opportunities to gain these hours are available every year at the NCHBA 21st Century Building Expo and Conference. This year’s Expo will take place on September 11-13 at the Charlotte Convention Center. You can view the full education schedule here.

NAHB Education offers a wide-range of learning options as they are committed to providing the best residential home building knowledge to foster success in our industry and helping members continue to grow in their professional endeavors. Registration for next year’s International Builders Show (IBS) will open on September 4. IBS will be in Las Vegas, NV February 19-21. IBS will be offering 100 education sessions – from novice to advanced – covering a wide array of topics and in eight different education tracks: 55+ Housing; Business Management & Operations; Custom Building & Remodeling, Design; Land Development & Community Planning; Financial Strategies; and more!

Can’t make it to Charlotte in September or Las Vegas next February? No worries! We have you covered with the AHBA A.C.E (Advanced Contractor Education) Series. ACE Classes occur 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. Our next class will be Wednesday, August 22 on 2018 Building Code Changes. Coffee, donuts and free education are provided. You can register for the AHBA ACE Classes here

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