O F F I C I A L M AGA Z I N E O F T H E B U I L D I N G I N D US T R Y AS SO C I AT I O N O F C E N T R A L SO U T H C A RO L I N A January/February 2020
The exclusive magazine of the Building Industry Association of Central South Carolina
Thom Chumney Elected 2020 BIA President page 7
2019 BIA Members of the Year page 7
BIG THURSDAY Rivalry Party page 10
The exclusive magazine of the Building Industry Association of Central South Carolina
CONTENTS: 4 CHUMNEY ELECTED 2020 BIA PRESIDENT 7 BIA HOLIDAY BALL & 2019 MEMBERS OF THE YEAR 10 BIG THURSDAY RIVALRY PARTY 11 BIA CORN HOLE TOURNAMENT WINNERS 12 CAMP COLE DONATION 12 2019 SPIKE OF THE YEAR 13 REMODELERS COUNCIL 14 SALES & MARKETING COUNCIL 17 HIGH PERFORMANCE BUILDING COUNCIL 18 WELCOME NEW MEMBERS 19 2020 BIA MEETINGS & EVENTS
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CHUMNEY ELECTED PRESIDENT OF BUILDING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION OF CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA
Thom Chumney was elected as 2020 President of the Building Industry Association of Central South Carolina (BIA), at the Annual Meeting of the Membership held October 1, 2019. He assumed the duties of President in January 2020. Mr. Chumney and his family relocated to Irmo, SC in 1975 from Troy, Ohio. He would attend Irmo High School and then earn a BS in Business Administration from the University of South Carolina. Mr. Chumney then worked for Mungo Homes for 20 years and in April of 2018 he co-founded Southern Traditional Homes. Mr. Chumney is a board member of the Columbia Music Festival Association and attends East Lake Community Church. He is married to Jamie Chumney and they have two children, Bailey and Ally. In his free time, he enjoys playing golf and enjoying the arts. Serving as officers of the BIA are Stan Oâ€™Brien, Paradime Construction, Inc. as Vice President; Jennifer Cannon of Gateway Supply Company, Inc., Associates Vice President; Mike Cancilla of Essex Homes as Secretary/Treasurer. Jennifer Harding of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World will serve as Immediate Past President. In addition, the Board of Directors is
comprised of Builder and Associate Directors. Builder Directors are Patrick Bukszar of Essex Homes; Greg Howell of Hurricane Builders; Tammy Jur of Vesta Builders, Inc.; Scott Morrison of Great Southern Homes, Inc.; Matt Mungo of Mungo Homes; and, Shelton Twine of Great Southern Homes. Associate Directors are Andrew Cole of Collins & Lacy, PC; William Flowers of Civil Engineering of Columbia; Richard Hitchler of 84 Lumber; Kenny Wagster of Builders Wholesale Flooring, LLC; and, Charley Weir of The Building Center Inc. Chairpersons of BIA councils and chapters also have a seat on the Board of Directors. Included are Trevor Michael of Piedmont Home Energy serving as Chairman of the High Performance Building Council; Kristen Meetze of Capital Kitchen & Bath serving as Chairman of the BIA Remodelers Council; Jeremy Gould of Hurricane Builders serving as Chairman of the Sales and Marketing Council; Kimberly Branham of Synovus Mortgage Corp. serving as Chairwoman of the Kershaw County Chapter; Kevin Steelman of LandTech Inc. of SC serving as Chairman of the Land Development Council; and, Kevin Connelly, Connelly Builders serving as Chair of the Commercial Council
Thank you Jennifer for leading us this year and the board for your persistent work and passion. Thank you to the amazing staff at the BIA. Thank you for the opportunity to serve with you in this great organization. It is refreshing to be part of something bigger. As was mentioned in a Board meeting recently, we compete with each other but we come together to better our industry, ourselves and our community. And when we do come together, WOW! What an impact we make as an organization. Scholarships for students, books for students, pavilions for our service people and camps for people in need to name a few. We work diligently to educate our members, support our members through advocating attainable homes and regulating useless government impacts. We have people of impact all around us. I remember being invited to this event over the last 25 years and to walk into a room like this and talk with Dottie (LaFitte), rub elbows with the Bagnals or Shumakers. Having a laugh with Karl (Haslinger), Stan (Beckley), and William (Godshall). As the years progressed interacting with different colleagues like Jennifer, Stan O’Brien, Mike Cancilla, Patrick Bukszar, Stan Sparling, Frank Clark, David Clark, Charlie (Weir) and now my partners Tammy and Joe Jur, was impactful. What a great time is had at events like this. Take the time to meet someone and start a conversation. As we move forward into 2020 and the
coming years I would like to reflect on some people of impact that helped mold, develop and train me over the last 30 years. To start, I remember early in my career I visited a jobsite and there was this guy sitting in a folding lounge chair with no shoes or shirt. He had a book in his hand and he was seated near a temporary electric pole to which he had a home phone plugged in. This was long before cell phones. I watched him make calls and return to reading his book. I believe it was a romance novel but was not quite sure. Later that day I saw my dad and told him this story. He asked me “did you get his name?” I said no but I thought someone called him “Buggy.” Dad laughed and said, “No not buggy, but Bugsy. He owns that company.” I knew then if a guy can sit in a chair, read and get a sun tan, then that’s the job for me. Bugsy, thanks for the talks over the years and the guidance. You see, we all need to surround ourselves with people and organizations that make us better. People that challenge us, speak truth into us and walk beside us. People of different professions, cultures and age. Likewise, being a member of an organization that helps further your career provides opportunities for growth and dealership is paramount. I have been truly blessed to work with people like that. Almost 30 years ago upon graduating from college I had the honor of working with Ernie Magaro. Believe me he would speak into you and wanted you to be the best. Not long after that I had the privilege of working with a man that is still impacting our industry and lives of many people. I’m not sure he has changed much but what an impact Mike Satterfield made on me early in my career. The team at Great Southern Homes is truly blessed to have Mike as a team member. Another person of impact was Mr. Frank Clark. I remember one conversation vividly. Mr. Clark asked me how my dad was doing, and I shared with him that we were not on good terms at that point. His response was short and to the point. He said this, “I think the world of you and enjoy our
AssociationNews conversations, but until you make right with your dad then our conversations will have to stop. Nothing is bigger than you and your dad. Do it this week and let me know when you have done it.” I called my dad the next day. I was able to spend the last 20 years working for Steven and Stewart. I was afforded opportunities to grow and lead. What an impact they had on my life. Thank you to the Mungo family There have been many people who have guided and sometimes thumped me over the head. So here is my question and challenge to you. Who are your people of influence? Who are you seeking out to learn more about yourself, your company, or our industry? Are you learning from our associates to understand what they do? Are you learning from our trade partners to understand their challenges? Are you reading books to better understand leadership, management or self-improvement? You see, I was afforded many opportunities over the years because I sought out opportunities and asked for them. As I look around the room tonight and see the next generation of leadership, I ask ... Adam, Erich, Josh, Pate, RB, Mike, Patrick, Jeremy, Scott, Bailey, Andrew, Allison… who are your people of influence? As the BIA moves into 2020 we want to
serve you! Our Builders and Associates. To assist you in personal and industry growth we will be offering workshops numerous times this year. We will provide opportunities for involvement in community projects, industry projects and government affairs. Take time to examine and see what opportunities are there for you and/or your organization. To offer services like these, you our members, are of utmost importance. Our membership is strong, but we can be stronger. To our associates, thank you for your loyalty. We appreciate all that you give personally and corporately. To our builders, thanks for making Columbia great. Thanks for the competition and for leading in being great corporate citizens. My last challenge for you. Commit to get a new member this year. By making this commitment, the BIA can gain strength in numbers and grow financially, both of which are important to our overall strength. Please look for ways to “Do Business with Members” and if they are not members, ask them to join our organization. In closing, thank you for this opportunity. A special thanks to my wife, Jamie. Thanks for being by my side and being the most important person of influence in my life. Thank you again BIA. Happy Holiday. Hope you have a great evening.
JOHN COVERT NAMED BIA BUILDER MEMBER OF THE YEAR, OTHER MEMBERS RECOGNIZED DURING ANNUAL HOLIDAY BALL
Members of the Building Industry Association of Central South Carolina (BIA) voted for their choice of nominees for the Byron Crosthwaite Builder Member of the Year Award and the Associate Member of the Year Award. Sponsored by Movement Mortgage, The Builder Member of the Year is John Covert of Covert Homes, LLC. Covert is a Columbia native who graduated from Spring Valley High School in 1990. He then graduated from Piedmont Technical College in 1993 with a degree in Criminal Justice, and served as a South Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper from 1994 to 2001. In 2001 he made the move from police work to homebuilding when he founded Covert Homes. He and his family are members of Shandon Baptist Church. John and his wife, Tami, have three children, Bailey, Bryson, and Meredith. John joined the BIA in 2005 and rose to BIA President in 2014 and currently serves on the Building Industry Charitable Foundation Board of Trustees. He received the Richard N. Sendwww.BIAofCentralSC.com 7
ler Award from the association in 2016. This year, he led the associationâ€™s efforts to build six pavilions at Centennial Park at Ft. Jackson. The 2019 BIA Associate Member of the Year is Sally Rymer-Hoard of Essex Homes,
SE.Â Rymer-Hoard joined the BIA and Sales and Marketing Council (SMC) in 2004 and currently serves on the BIA Board of Directors as Chairwoman of the SMC. She embodies the spirit of the Association as a mentor for others in our industry even those she
may compete against in business. She is a true professional in every way in a business that can be rough and tumble at times, never wavering in doing the right thing even though it may not be the easy way. The Associate Member of the Year Award is sponsored by Essex Homes. Stan Beckley of BMC was named the Richard N. Sendler award winner. Beckley has been a member of the BIA since 1995
and rose to the highest office an Associate member could hold, Associates Vice President. He was named Associate Member of the Year in 2002 and 2014, and became an Honorary Member in March 2019 after his retirement from BMC. One of his most lasting contributions to the association has been his service as chairman of the Construction Workforce Training Task Force which works to bring new talent into the building indus-
AssociationNews try and help alleviate the problem of skilled labor shortages. He represents the association in an outstanding manner in the business community and devotes tireless service to the improvement of the association. Great Southern Homes, Inc. has been named 2019 Corporate Member of the Year. Great Southern Homes, Inc. coordinated the renovation of the BIA office in downtown Columbia. The Company is a Platinum Level Elite Partner and participates in many community service projects including, Centennial Park at Fort Jackson, Camp Cole, Christian Assistance Bridge; the Scholarship Program of the Building Industry Charitable Foundation as well as financial support of Clemson University’s Construction Science and Management Department. Hood Construction has been chosen as the 2019 Commercial Contractor of the Year. The company’s support of the Building
Industry Association includes support of the Construction Workforce Training Coalition by providing Job Shadowing opportunities for high school students and providing personnel to serve on educational panels and task forces in support of good government throughout the Midlands. The company was also very supportive of BIA projects at Fort Jackson’s Centennial Park and Camp Cole. G-T-G Insulation was named Trade Contractor of the Year by vote of the Builder Members of the association. The Building Industry Association of Central South Carolina would like to commend the award winners on their hard work and dedication throughout the year. They have not only served the building industry well, but the Columbia community and the entire state have benefited from their dedication and work.
BIG THURSDAY RIVALRY PARTY
On Thursday, November 21 over 300 members and guests attended the annual BIA BIG THURSDAY Rivalry Party at Carolina Haven in Columbia. The event featured steamed oysters, chicken bog, open bars and live entertainment by Prettier than Matt.
The event is a great networking opportunity for members and is a party celebrating one of the longest running football rivalries in America â€“ Clemson vs. Univ. of S. Carolina. The oyster cooking team from Clarkâ€™s Pest Control turned out nearly 30 bushels of steamed-to-perfection oysters, the chicken bog was delicious and the VIP area was out of control with great food, champagne, and craft beer selections. 10 www.BIAofCentralSC.com
AssociationNews For the third time BIG THURSDAY was host to the finals of the BIA Corn Hole Tournament. Sixteen teams of two started play in October and the final four teams met at BIG THURSDAY and played for all the glory. Congratulations to Charlie Barber of Essex Homes and his wife, Lani, who came out victorious in the competition. Weâ€™ll be looking for 16 more teams to compete next year. See if you have what it takes to defeat Charlie and Lani and take home the trophies.
Championship Level Sponsors:
Heisman Level Sponsors:
Corn Hole Tournament Sponsors:
MVP Level Sponsors: Meridian Brick & Masonry Supply Synovus Mortgage Corp.
Donation to Camp Cole
The BIA Charitable Foundation on November 21 during the BIG THURSDAY Rivalry Party, made a donation of $34,000 to the Camp Cole Foundation. This donation was made possible by a contribution to the BIA Charitable Foundation from the family of Michael Nieri.
2019 SPIKE of the Year
The BIA Annual Meeting of the Membership was held in October 2019 at Seawell’s. During that meeting we recognized our SPIKE Club Members – those members who have helped grow the association by bringing in new members. Each year, we also recognize the member who has sponsored the most new members in a calendar year as the SPIKE of the Year. In 2019, that member was Kim O’Quinn of Mungo Homes. Thank you to Kim and all of the SPIKEs for their dedication to keeping the BIA of Central SC strong and growing!
2020 Remodelers Member Mixer
The Remodelers Council started off 2020 at Seawell’s with a Member Mixer. We wanted to start off the new year by having everyone introduce themselves to the rest of the group and get to know each other better. Doing so will help with personal networking and help members refer business to others if asked by a client. It’s good business to do business with a member! We plan to have another Member Mixer later this year. As this was the first meeting of the year, we installed the new leadership group for the Council. Chairman Kristen Meetze performed the installation of officers.
2020 Remodelers Council Executive Committee:
Chair: Kristen Meetze, Capital Kitchen & Bath Vice Chair: Ed Byrd, Southeastern Insurance Consultants Secretary/Treasurer: Jeremy “Shreck” Sheckell, Capital Kitchen & Bath Members-at-Large: Sharon Cross, Gateway Supply Company Rob Lindsey, Wise Guys Home Improvement Joshua Love, 323 Construction Ryan Parsons, Practically Perfect Jim Tener, Stier Supply Co. Immediate Past Chairman: Tim Kehoe, Kehoe Constructors, LLC
2020 Remodelers Council Meetings and Events: March 24 April 28 May 4 May 26 June 2 July 28 August 25 September 29 October 8 October 27 November 10 November 19
Remodelers After Hours, 5:30 p.m., Phase One Consulting Remodelers Council Meeting, 5:30 p.m., Seawell’s Custom Building & Remodeling Award Entry Deadline Remodelers After Hours, 5:30 p.m., Available Remodelers After Hours, 5:30 p.m., Century Glass Remodelers Council Meeting, 5:30 p.m., Seawell’s Remodelers Member Mixer, 5:30 p.m. Remodelers Council Meeting, 5:30 p.m., Seawell’s BIA Annual Meeting, 5:30 p.m. Remodelers After Hours, 5:30 p.m., Capital Kitchen & Bath Remodelers Council Year-end Drop-in, 5:30 p.m. BIG THURSDAY Rivalry Party, 6:00 p.m., Carolina Haven
*All dates, times and locations are subject to change. See the calendar at BIAofCentralSC.com closer to each date for updates.
SALES AND MARKETING COUNCIL SMC Know & Grow
SMC Members met for a Know & Grow education session at Riverbanks Zoo & Botanical Gardens on the morning of Tuesday, January 7. Local community leaders from West Columbia and Cayce were invited to educate our membership on the latest changes and planned growth in the area. Thanks to all of our speakers and to our Breakfast Sponsor: Mungo Homes
New Home Bus Tour
SMC Members and other real estate agents embarked on the first New Home Bus Tour of the year on Thursday, January 30. They visited five new home properties in Lexington County including Barr Lake, Brookstone, Shoals Landing, Kingsley Downes, and Bluefield. The 2020 New Home Bus Tours are sponsored by Dominion Energy and the January Bus Sponsor was Bell Carrington Price & Gregg. REALTORSÂŽ and real estate agents are invited to join us on April 29 for another New Home Bus Tour!
2020 SMC Annual Meeting and Election of Officers
The membership of the Sales & Marketing Council met for their annual meeting in December 2019 and was sponsored by Essex Homes, Ameris Bank, and Harvey & Vallini, LLC. They held elections for the new officers, installed them and announced the new 2020 SMC Board of Directors. Teri Buonasera and Zach Cox were the guest speaker and they gave great insight on Media Changes and upcoming Consumer Trends. The Happy Dollar Time raised over $600 and benefited Homeless No More.
2020 SMC Board of Directors:
Chairman: Jeremy Gould, Hurricane Builders Vice Chair: Kimberly Branham, Synovus Treasurer: Amy Caskey, Irmo Lock Company Secretary: Heather McDonald, LawyerLisa, LLC Immediate Past Chair: Sally Rymer-Hoard, Stanley Martin Homes Past Chair: Kim O’Quinn, Mungo Homes
2020 Committee Chairs:
Past Chairman’s Committee: Sally Rymer-Hoard, Stanley Martin Homes Publicity/Marketing Chair: Kirk Litton, Midlands Media Group Vice-Chairman: Ray Brown, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Social Media Ambassadors: Brandon Jeffcoat, Clark’s Termite & Pest Control and Parris Claytor Balazs, McDonnell & Associates, PA Membership Co-Chairs: Glenn Matthews, Modern Exterminating and Maigan Lincks, Great Southern Homes Program Co-Chairs: Susan Brownlee, Mungo Homes and Claudia Satterfield, Clark’s Termite & Pest Control Education Co-Chairs: Owen Edwards, Guild Mortgage Company and Morgan Whalen, Loan Depot REGAL Chairman: Beth Walker, Guild Mortgage Vice-Chair: Calli Snyder, Stanley Martin Homes Ambassador Chairman: Renee Richardson, Geiger Vice-Chair: Keiya Oliver, Stanley Martin Homes Community Service Chairman: Susan Longshore, Stanley Martin Homes Vice-Chair: Michelle Coppock, Dominion Energy www.BIAofCentralSC.com 15
SALES AND MARKETING COUNCIL 2020 SMC Meetings and Events
MARCH 18 26
SMC Cocktails & Connections, 4:30 p.m., Craft & Draft – Irmo SMC Quarterly Meeting, 8:30 a.m., Seawell’s
APRIL 1 15 22 29
SMC Pour Wars, 5:30 p.m., Tin Roof Columbia SMC Cocktails & Connections, 4:30 p.m. Builder/REALTOR Fish Fry, 6:00 p.m., Pine Island New Home Bus Tour
MAY 20 21
SMC Cocktails & Connections, 4:30 p.m. BIA Golf Classic, Ft. Jackson Golf Club
JUNE 5 6, 7, 13, 14, 20 & 21 17 25
TOUR OF HOMES Sneak Peek TOUR OF HOMES SMC Cocktails & Connections, 4:30 p.m. SMC Quarterly Meeting, 8:30 a.m., Seawell’s
SMC Cocktails & Connections, 4:30 p.m.
AUGUST 19 26
SMC Cocktails & Connections, 4:30 p.m. SMC New Home Bus Tour
SEPTEMBER 10 16
Midlands Real Estate Conference, 2:00 p.m. Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center SMC Cocktails & Connections, 4:30 p.m.
HIGH PERFORMANCE BUILDING COUNCIL January Power Lunch
Members of the High Performance Building Council met in January for a Power Lunch sponsored by The Building Center. Members enjoyed lunch at Bricks & Stones Pizza Company in West Columbia and the company of fellow members. Chairman Trevor Michael welcomed everyone and gave an overview of what the council is planning for 2020. Charley Weir of The Building Center also gave a report on the world of building supplies and what to expect as far as pricing and availability of materials in the New Year. Sponsored by:
2020 HPBC Executive Committee: Chairman: Trevor Michael, Piedmont Home Energy Vice Chair: James Smith, Great Southern Homes Secretary/Treasurer: Charley Weir, The Building Center Advisors: Mark Bostic, Square One Design Service Jesse Burke, Burke Engineering, LLC Bailey Chumney, Southern Traditional Homes, Inc. Immediate Past Chairman: Charlie Barber, Stanley Martin Homes
2020 HPBC Meetings & Events: March 26
High Performance Building Council Meeting, 5:30 p.m., Seawell’s
High Performance Building Council meeting, 5:30 p.m., Seawell’s
HPBC Power Lunch, 11:30 a.m., AVAILABLE
High Performance Building Council Meeting, 5:30 p.m., Seawell’s
High Performance Building Council On-site Experience
BIA Annual Meeting, 5:30 p.m.
HPBC Annual Meeting, 5:30 p.m.
WELCOME NEW BIA MEMBERS
These are the latest new members in the BIA of Central SC. All of these folks joined the association from October 2019 through February 2020.
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American Land Holdings, LLC Build On Your Land, LLC Build On Your Land, LLC Build On Your Land, LLC Build On Your Land, LLC Build On Your Land, LLC D&B Homes, LLC Epic Homes, LLC Essex Homes Essex Homes G&W Fencing Great Southern Homes Mungo Homes Mungo Homes The Munsey Group
Belfor Caresouth Carolina Carimi Law Firm CES Realty, LLC Civil Engineering of Columbia Coastal Sash and Door Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Daltile E.F. Martin Mechanical Contractors Exceed Landscape Solutions, Inc Foundation and Crawl Space Pros, LLC G&W Fencing Garden State Tile Garden State Tile Gentlemen Movers Harvey & Vallini, LLC Harvey & Vallini, LLC International Construction Services, Inc. International Construction Services, Inc. Jesse’s Well Repair Jobsite Image of Columbia Mount Valley Foundation Services, Inc. NAI Avant, LLC Samsung Home Appliance SCAV Silverton Mortgage Stier Supply Company TEC Grills (Thermal Engineering Corporation) TEC Grills (Thermal Engineering Corporation) The Building Center William M. Bird
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JUNE 6, 7, 1 25 JULY 14
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2020 BIA MEETINGS AND EVENTS
Here’s a quick look at what we have planned for 2020 for the full membership. Please note that all dates and times are subject to change. More meetings and events are listed on individual council and group calendars in this magazine. All meetings and events can be found on the calendar at BIAofCentralSC.com. Login to see member-only content and to register for events on-line. MARCH 12 13–15 24 31
Home Show Member Preview, 6:00 p.m., SC State Fairgrounds Carolina Classic Home & Garden Show, SC State Fairgrounds Builders Day at the Capitol, 11:00 a.m. HBA of SC Bird Supper, 6:00 p.m., Columbia Museum of Art
Builder/REALTOR Fish Fry, 6:00 p.m., Pine Island
MAY 1 4 14 21
M.P. Nieri Bass Classic, Lake Murray Custom Building & Remodeling Award Entry Deadline BIA General Membership Meeting BIA Golf Classic, Ft. Jackson Golf Club
JUNE 6, 7, 13, 14, 20 & 21 TOUR OF HOMES Scholarship Reception, 5:30 p.m. 25 JULY 14
Builder Speed Networking, 8:30 a.m., Seawell’s
BIA General Membership Meeting
SEPTEMBER 10 17
Midlands Real Estate Conference, 2:00 p.m., Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center BIA General Membership Meeting
OCTOBER 2 8 14 16–18
BIA Clay Shoot, 9 a.m., Palmetto Shooting Facility BIA Annual Meeting, 5:30 p.m. SMC Chili for Charity, 6:00 p.m. HBA of SC State Convention, Asheville, NC
BIG THURSDAY Rivalry Party, 6:00 p.m., Carolina Haven
BIA Holiday Ball, 6:30 p.m., DoubleTree by Hilton
Members are reminded to login at BIAofCentralSC.com to register for meetings. We recently upgraded the on-line member experience so all members will have to re-create login credentials. If you haven’t done so already, follow these steps: 1. Click “Member Login” at the top of any page at BIAofCentralSC.com 2. Click “Not yet registered? Sign up now.” 3. Enter the e-mail address we have on file for you 4. Open the e-mail the system sends and follow the instructions. If you have any problems, contact us at (803) 256-6238 or e-mail info@ columbiabuilders.com