Mike Benito of Build it Naturally, Inc. – Nuts & Bolts

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Learn more about fellow AHBA members in a fun Q & A section known as Nuts & Bolts. This edition features Mike Benito of Build it Naturally, Inc.

When you get away, where is away?

MB: Outside in nature, snowboarding, hiking, breathing fresh air in wide open spaces. I think it’s meditative for me to get away from civilization once a week. I’m usually refreshed for a new week Monday morning.


Being a member of the Asheville Home Builders Association provides me the opportunity to:

MB: Meet and connect with a large number of other professionals in the industry that I would not be able to do without the AHBA. The social events allow me to grow a more casual and friendly relationship with these people.I think it makes it easier to work with each other on a business level when it’s time for that.


What chore do you absolutely hate doing?

MB: Cleaning the toilet has got to be up there


Two truths and a lie – Name 3 things the AHBA group may not know about you, of which only two are true.

MB: I’m a faithful Buccaneers fan
I play guitar
I’m 50% Spanish


What is your ‘go to’ song choice for karaoke?

MB: I don’t do Karaoke but I would go with a catchy sing along song like Violent Femmes Blister in the Sun. Maybe everyone else in the room would sing along and drown me out.

What motivates you every day?

MB: The potential of this great business model and the desire to see it continue to improve and prosper. And getting “away” on the weekends.


Build it Naturally Inc. LogoBuild it Naturally was started in 2006 and is committed to helping you create healthy and harmonious spaces to live, work and 
For more information on Build it Naturally Inc. please visit their website by clicking here or visiting the downtown location at 76 Biltmore Avenue.