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NAIL The official magazine of Home Builders Association of Middle Tennessee President John Zelenak Vice President Keith Porterfield Secretary/Treasurer Justin Hicks Executive Vice President John Sheley Editor and Designer Jim Argo Staff Connie Nicley Pat Newsome Charlotte Fischer
THE NAIL is published monthly by the Home Builders Association of Middle Tennessee, a non-profit trade association dedicated to promoting the American dream of homeownership to all residents of Middle Tennessee. SUBMISSIONS: THE NAIL welcomes manuscripts and photos related to the Middle Tennessee housing industry for publication. Editor reserves the right to edit due to content and space limitations. POSTMASTER: Please send address changes to: HBAMT, 9007 Overlook Boulevard, Brentwood, TN 37027. Phone: (615) 377-1055.
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FEATURES 9 Home Show opens this month at Fairgrounds Nashville
The 2017 Home Show opens for its annual three-day weekend at the Fairgrounds Nashville Friday, January 13th.
10 2017 leadership installed at annual banquet
The James Hardie Installation & Awards Banquet was held last month at the The Omni in Nashville, Tenn.
14 Circle of Excellence Award winners recognized
The 2016 Circle of Excellence Awards were presented during the Installation & Awards Banquet last month.
DEPARTMENTS 6 News & Information 13 SPIKE Club Report 17 January Calendar 18 Chapters and Councils
ON THE COVER: HBAMTâ€™s 2017 leaders were installed at the James Hardie Building Products Installation and Awards Banquet last month. More details on page ten. January, 2017
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New home sales up 5.2 percent in November
ales of newly built, single-family homes rose 5.2 percent in November to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 592,000 units, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. “New home sales showed growing strength in 2016 and builders expect more of the same next year,” said Ed Brady, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a home builder and developer from Bloomington, Ill. “A key to continued growth in 2017 will be to ensure that prospec-
A key to continued growth in 2017 will be to ensure that prospective buyers have access to affordable home loans. 6 The NAIL
tive, qualified first-time home buyers have access to affordable home loans.” “NAHB expects an increase in single-family home construction next year, fueled by a growing economy and solid job growth,” said NAHB Chief Economist Robert Dietz. “Moreover, builder confidence has risen on anticipation of reductions in regulatory costs, which is good news for home buyers and renters. However, the pace of construction will continue to be restricted by shortages of lots and labor in some markets.” The inventory of new home sales for sale was 250,000 in November, which is a 5.1-month supply at the current sales pace. The median sales price of new houses sold was $305,400. Regionally, new home sales increased 43.8 percent in the Midwest and 7.7 percent in the West. Sales were unchanged in the Northeast and fell 3.1 percent in the South. n
Overall starts down in October, single family starts still solid
sharp decline in multifamily starts pushed overall housing production down 18.7 percent in November to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.09 million units, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Commerce Department. Overall permit issuance was also down 4.7 percent. “Year-to-date, single-family starts are up 9.6 percent and the overall trend in this sector remains positive,” said NAHB Chairman Ed Brady. “Builder sentiment is strong and we can look forward to growth in the single-family market in the year ahead as the industry adds workers and lots and Washington policymakers provide regulatory relief for small businesses.” “Single-family starts declined from a robust level in October but still remain very solid,” said NAHB Chief Economist Robert Dietz. “Though rising mortgage rates could be a headwind for housing, we expect single-family production to continue on a long-run, gradual growth trend. Meanwhile, the multifamily sector, which has been volatile in recent months, is expected to level off at a solid rate as that market finds balance between supply and demand.” Single-family starts fell 4.1 percent in November to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 828,000 units while multifamily production dropped 45.1 percent to 262,000 units. Combined single- and multifamily starts fell in all four regions. The Northeast, Midwest, South and West posted respective losses of 52.1 percent, 14.2 percent, 9.3 percent and 22.1 percent.
Single-family permits rose 0.5 percent to a rate of 778,000 units in November while multifamily permits dropped 13 percent to 423,000. Permit issuance fell 8.3 percent in the Midwest, 4 percent in the South and 6.1 percent in the West. The Northeast posted a gain of 2.8 percent. Builder confidence ends year strong Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes jumped seven points to a level of 70 on the National Association of Home Builders/ Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). This is the highest reading since July 2005. “This notable rise in builder sentiment is largely attributable to a post-election bounce, as builders are hopeful that President-elect Trump will follow through on his pledge to cut burdensome regulations that are harming small businesses and housing affordability,” said Brady. “This is particularly important, given that a recent NAHB study shows that regulatory costs for home building have increased 29 percent in the past five years.”
“Though this significant increase in builder confidence could be considered an outlier, the fact remains that the economic fundamentals continue to look good for housing,” said Dietz. “The rise in the HMI is consistent with recent gains for the stock market and consumer confidence. At the same time, builders remain sensitive to rising mortgage rates and continue to deal with shortages of lots and labor.” Derived from a monthly survey that NAHB has been conducting for 30 years, the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index gauges builder perceptions of current single-family home sales and sales expectations for the next six months as “good,” “fair” or “poor.” The survey also asks builders to rate traffic of prospective buyers as “high to very high,” “average” or “low to very low.” Scores for each component are then used to calculate a seasonally adjusted index where any number over 50 indicates that more builders view conditions as good than poor. All three HMI components posted healthy gains in December. The component gauging current sales conditions increased seven points to 76 while the index charting sales expectations in the next six months jumped nine points to 78. Meanwhile, the component measuring buyer traffic rose six points to 53, marking the first time this gauge has topped 50 since October 2005. Looking at the three-month moving averages for regional HMI scores, the Northeast rose six points to 51, the Midwest posted a three-point gain to 61, the South rose one point to 67 and the West registered a two-point gain to 79. n Editor’s Note: The NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index is strictly the product of NAHB Economics, and is not seen or influenced by any outside party prior to being released to the public. HMI tables can be found at nahb.org/hmi. More information on housing statistics is also available at housingeconomics.com.
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2017 Home Show this month! One stop shopping for all your home improvement products and services.
The 2017 Home Show at the Fairgrounds Nashville! If you are in the market for home improvement products or services you don’t want to miss the 2017 Home Show! The annual event will open for
a busy three-day weekend Friday, January 13 at the Fairgrounds Nashville in Nashville, Tennessee.
ABOUT THE SHOW
The Home Show is an annual event and has been a middle Tennessee tradition for over sixty years. Everyone enjoys attending the show and taking part in the wide variety of activities that are available each day. In addition to all the vendor exhibit booths, attendees will find informative product demonstrations and daily educational seminars covering a variety of home care and home décor topics.
BEER GARDEN RETURNS!
After a terrific debut at the 2016 event, the “Builders & Brewers Beer Garden” is back this year! The Beer Garden will be open on day two of the show, Saturday, January 14, from 2-6 p.m. “Thanks to sponsorships provided by builder members of the Home Builders Association of Middle Tennessee (HBAMT), home show visitors will have the chance to taste a variety of different craft beers from local breweries,” says Maitland. “With one ‘Beer Garden Pass’ you can try them all!” Brewers & Builders Beer Garden passes will be available at the Home Show for $20.00 per person Sat, Jan. 14 from 2-6 p.m. The price of one $10.00 general admission ticket to the Home Show is included with each Beer Garden pass. You must purchase the full price $20.00 pass to attend the Beer Garden. The 2017 Home Show will be open January 13-15 at the Fairgrounds Nashville during the following hours: Friday and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.; Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. General admission tickets are available at the gate for $10.00 per person. Children 12 and under are free. Seniors, $2.00 off each ticket on FRIDAY (1/13). More information? Visit www.thehomeshow.org. n
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“The Home Show is designed to offer consumers all sorts of product information,” says Marty Maitland, Home Show Chairman. “That means you don’t have to own a home to benefit. Those living in houses, apartments, condominiums, or any type of home, will get some good ideas at the Show. And we’ve got a terrific lineup of exhibitors that our loyal patrons aren’t going to want to miss . . . we’re filling the show with new and exciting products and services for homes of every size and style.”
The Fairgrounds Nashville
Fri-Sun, January 13-15
Fri & Sat - 10am to 8pm Sun - 10am to 5pm
Admission: $10 per person; children 12 and under free; SENIORS, $2 off each ticket Fri, Jan. 13 BEER GARDEN:
Sat, January 14 - 2-6pm $20 per person (includes price
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2017 HBAMT leadership installed
James Hardie Building Products Installation & Awards Banquet held last month.
he HBAMT’s 73rd Annual James Hardie Building Products Installation Banquet and Awards Ceremony was held December 8 at The Omni in Nashville, Tennessee. Association members celebrated the outstanding accomplishments of the past year and welcomed the officers and directors who will be leading the HBAMT for the next twelve months and beyond. Past President and Jim Fischer Wall of Fame member Bill Kottas hosted the event and helped acknowledge and award the members for their exceptional service and dedication in 2016. Recipients included the year’s top sales and marketing performers who were recognized with the presentation of the Middle Tennessee Sales and Marketing Council’s Circle of Excellence Awards (more on page 14 and fifteen). One of many highlights of the evening was the inaugural induction of the inductees into
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the recently created HBAMT Hall of Fame. Five prestigious local builders and association members were recognized for their many contributions and accomplishments during the ceremony. The impressive 2016 Hall of Fame Class included John Eddie Cain, III, Jim Fischer, Jim Ford, Randall Phillips, Sr., and Reese Smith, Jr. More on the Hall of Fame induction and the inductees can be found on page twleve. John Zelenak was installed as the association’s 2017 president by outgoing President Randall Smith. Prior to Zelenak’s installation, Smith gave his closing remarks, addressing the achievements and accomplishments made during the past year. The 2017 president then installed the officers, directors, and chapter and council presidents who will serve with him during the upcoming year.
Senior Officers for the upcoming year are Vice President Keith Porterfield and Secretary/ Treasurer Justin Hicks. Local Directors in 2017 will be Randy Arnold, Jason Broderick, John Burns, Jay Elisar, Scott Ghertner, Clint Mitchell, Rick Olszewski, Rob Pease, Perry Pratt, Ted Pratt, Ron Schroeder, Ricky Scott, Steve Shalibo, Wiggs Thompson, Duane Vanhook and Nick Wisniewski. State Directors will include Carmen Butner, Jimmy Franks, Trey Lewis, Randall Smith and Duane Vanhook. National Directors will include Jordan Clark, Davis Lamb, Trey Lewis, Randall Smith and Duane Vanhook Associates Council officers installed for 2017 include President Gina Hewlett, Senior Vice-President Phil Smith and Vice-President Chris Richey.
Right: John Zelenak (left) and Randall Smith at the podium for the 2017 president’s installation. Below left: John Zelenak makes his opening remarks as president. Below right: Zelenak and Smith, 2017 and 2016 HBAMT presidents.
Sales and Marketing Council officers include President Ashley Crews and Vice President Tonya Esquibel. Ricky Scott will serve the HBAMT Remodelers Council as its 2017 president. Chapter Presidents installed included: Roy Miles, Cheatham County; Mark Denney, Dickson County; John Whitaker; Metro/Nashville, Joe Dalton, Sumner County; and B.J. Hanson, Williamson County. Volunteer chairs, who donate countless hours of their time to the association, were awarded for their continuing service during the banquet. Among those recognized were Keith Porterfield, Membership Chairman; Jimmy Franks, Legislative Chairman; Marty Maitland,
Home Show Chairman; David Crane, Parade of Homes Chairman; Randall Smith, FHA Chairman; Tom White, PAC Chairman; and Mike Dillon, By-Laws Chairman. There were many outstanding achievements and performances in 2016 and the best of the best were recognized during the awards ceremony. Trey Lewis won the Reese Smith Builder of the Year Award. Ricky Scott was presented the Remodeler of the Year. Tonya Esquibel was the recipient the 2016 Associate of the Year. Randall Smith presented the 2016 President’s Award to Trey Lewis. John Zelenak was presented the Member to Member Builder Award. The award is presented to the builder member who does the most business
with fellow HBAMT members during the year. The Spike of the Year Award also went to Zelenak. See page thirteen for more on the “Best of the Year” award winners. The Nashville String Kings, led by HBAMT friend Andy Wyatt, provided terrific music during the evening which was much appreciated. A big thanks to James Hardie Building Products for stepping up as the title sponsor of this year’s banquet. Thanks also to our platinum level sponsors: American City Bank, Builders First Source, D.R. Horton, Franklin American Mortgage, LP SmartSide, Metro Carpets and Regent Homes and Communities. And thanks to all the sponsors for your continued support (full list on page sixteen). n January, 2017
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HBAMT Hall of Fame - Class of 2016
A presitigous group of builders were inducted into the HBAMT Hall of Fame during its inaugural ceremony at the Installation & Awards Banquet. The five inductees are recognized below with just a few of their many contributions and accomplishments.
John Eddie Cain, III Founded C&S Builders,later renamed “Fox Ridge“Homes” Led the investing group that started Turnberry Homes and CPS Land l THDA Chairman,1988-1994 l Turned Belinda City intoProvidence (3,400 homes) l l
“I know no one in our industry that has devoted more energy and talent to the advancementof home building and community.” -- Dan Hanley
John Eddie Cain, III accepts his induction.
Jim Fischer Only member to serveTHREE presidential terms Only HBAMT member to serve as National President (NAHB) l Three-time Hall of Famer l Contributions so great Jim Fischer Wall of Fame was created l l
“He was a trailblazer in understanding early on the need to diversify and was always energetic to solve Industry problems.” -- Jim McLean
Ashley Fischer and Whitney Fischer accept; their father could not attend. With Randall Smith.
Jim Ford Sixty years in the building industry Top SPIKE Recruiter in HBAMT history, 912 l “World’s Fastest House” record, 1990 l Building Industry (Tennessee) Hall of Fame inductee, 2000 l l
“Jim Ford was always the heart of the Home Builders Association. His commitment to membership was unsurpassed. We’ll neverforget his sponsoring the Spanish Fiesta for many years with his greatest asset, his wife Zoraida.” -- Tom White
Jim Ford accepts with sons Tom and Jim, Jr.
Randall Phillips, Sr. Founded Randall Phillips Builders, 1951 Top Builder in Nashville, from 1970-2004 l Legacy: five generations of building, 20,000 homes l Innovator of component building l l
“Randall was an innovator in our Industry. He was the first builder to use components in residential construction. He was an iconic inspiration to me.” -- David Hughes
Eddie Phillips accepts for Randall Phillips, Sr.
Reese Smith, Jr. Founded Haury-Smith in 1954 Major projects: River Planatation, Brentwood Pointe and Morningside l Three ballparks named in his honor l l
“Reese’s hard work, integrity and generosity set a powerful example in our community. From humble beginnings, he built a great company and a better reputation. I’m honored to have called him a friend.” -- Lamar Alexander 12 The NAIL
Reese Smith, III accepts for Reese Smith, Jr. With Randall Smith.
Best of the Year award winners
Tonya Esquibel Associate of the Year
JOHN ZELENAK (l) SPIKE of the Year - Member-to-Member Award
TREY LEWIS (r) Associate of the Year
RICKY SCOTT (not pictured) Associate of the Year
Presented by David Crane
Presented by Randy Arnold
Presented by Keaith Porterfield
Jordan Clark accepting (r), presented by David Crane (l)
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Highest Dollar Volume winner McClain Franks.
Jessica Neal is presented the 2016 Sales Person of the Year Award by Jody Derrick and Trey Lewis.
Highest Units Closed winner Lynn Harrison.
2016 Circle of Excellence Circle of Excellence Awards recognize top sales and marketing professionals.
he top new home sales professionals of 2016 were recognized at the Installation and Awards Banquet as the Middle Tennessee Sales and Marketing Council (MTSMC) presented their annual Circle of Excellence Awards. Bill Kottas announced winning sales agents in the Bronze, Silver and Gold categories, while Trey Lewis took the stage to present the Platinum and newly created Diamond Awards ($20 million and up). Jody Derrick and Randall Smith joined to Lewis to present the individual award winners. Award recipients, including the awards for the “highest dollar volume sold” and the “most units sold” awards, are listed below.
2016 Sales Manager of the Year Award recipient Marla Telfair.
Winners included: Salesperson of the Year: Jessica Neal, Goodall Homes Sales Manager of the Year: Marla Telfair, Beazer Homes Rookie of the Year Barbara Ann Jeter, David Weekley Homes Highest Dollar Volume Sold Award: McClain Franks, Tennessee Valley Homes Most Units Sold Award: Lynn Harrison, Ole South Properties Congratulations to all of the 2016 Circle of Excellence Award winners (please see page 15 for a complete listing). n 14 The NAIL
2016 Rookie of the Year Award recipient Barbara Ann Jeter.
2016 Circle of Excellence Award winners Diamond Awards - $20 million & Up Drees Homes Brett Tesnow Kings Chapel Realty Katrina Roberts
Ole South Properties Glenn Street, Lynn Harrison Tennessee Valley Homes McClain Franks
Turnberry Homes Joni Wilson
Platinum Awards - $10 Million to $19,999,999 Barlow Builders Beth Lewis, Lorraine Mineo Beazer Homes Matt Cantrell, April Dorris, Will Smith D.R. Horton Dana Reynolds, Jessica Simpson Drees Homes Julie Adams, Renee Beausoleil, Lynn Bradford, Kelly Rowland Goodall Homes Conley Black, Zach Custer, Chad Dickinson, Carmela Lawler, Jessica Neal
Landmark Homes of TN David Huffaker Lennar Janelle Connolly, Ashley Harris, Casey Zink Ole South Properties J J Brazelton, John Donlon, Chuck Payne, Susan Wathen, Brandon Wise Regent Homes Coby Comer, John Giovannetti, Katt Hughes, Joey Parkhurst Ryan Homes Sandra Prince, Ashley Seaman
Signature Homes Julie Boyd, Danny B Wood The Jones Company of TN Nikki Abercrombie, Donna Baumgartner, Brett Jacobson, Jessica Martin, Anthony Neal, Robyn Payne, Katie Terwilliger Turnberry Homes Brad Pennington, Keith Sefton Willow Branch Partners Pam Beverly
Goodall Homes Carey Buckley, Tammy Chambers, Angela Dover, Shannon England, Mary Kelsey-Jeppesen, Brook Jennings, Amanda Hardin, Megan McCann Lennar Beth Tippitt Mallard Homes Tony James Ole South Properties Brian Freudenberger, Adam Hall, Todd Ryan RE/MAX Elite, the Cunningham Team - Christina Cunningham, Darin Cunningham
RE/MAX Fine Homes Jordan Vaughn RE/MAX Masters Marlena Merritt Regent Homes Jeffrey Caruth, Karen Furbee, Jennifer McVey-Roney, Linda Yocca Ryan Homes Shelby Benedict, Ryan Deleon, Pierre Hambrick, Jessica McCarty, Nicole Siana, Allison Wildman The Jones Company Jeremy Malone, Patti Poole Willow Branch Partners Nicole Scott
Celebration Homes Stephanie Salazar Gressmire Drees Homes Carrie Smith Goodall Homes Bailee Duplechain
RE/MAX Masters Jesse Hubling, Michelle Stine Jacobs, Deniece Marchiori Ryan Homes Bill Berry, Shari Urekew, Mike Williams
Gold Awards - $5 Million to $9,999,999 Beazer Homes Adam Morris, Jennifer McClarney, Ashley Wallace Benchmark Communities Gary Bourque Celebration Homes Kim Barrett, Jeff Hopper, Anne Rainey, Ed Rainey, Jeffrey Terrell, Patrick Thornton, Greg Welton D.R. Horton Tara Chipman David Weekley Homes Barbara Ann Jeter Drees Homes Travis Chapman, Nathan Ledbetter, Allison Lowry, Carol Stallings
Silver Awards - $3 Million to $4,999,999 Beazer Homes Bryce Bell, Miranda Rosenbaum, Jeremy Kammerer Benchmark Communities Caprice Warner, Michele Sliwa
Bronze Awards - $1 million to $2,999,999 Goodall Homes Leah Rhodes Ole South Properties Mark Perry
Reliant Realty Stacy DeSoto RE/MAX Elite, the Cunningham Team Amanda Morgan
RE/MAX/Masters Shantelle Hernandez Ryan Homes Stephanie Sexton, Lara Lambrecht, Brittany Walker, Tom Ray, Roger Sweeney January, 2017
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From the banquet...
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SPIKE REPORT Life Spikes Al Davis 47 John Ganschow 47 Marty Maitland 46 Ron Schroeder 45 Kay Russell 44 Derenda Sircy 40 Peggy Krebs 40 David Lippe 38 Andy Wyatt 37 Chuck Clarkson 36 Frank Miller 36 Brad Butler 35 Al Hacker 34 Keith Porterfield 33 Ray Edwards 32 Ricky Scott 29 Don Mahone 25
Jim McLean 164 Louise Stark 163 Harry Johnson 146 Steve Cates 141 C.W. Bartlett 138 Sam Carbine 131 Tonya Alexander 128 Tonya Esquibel 125 Steve Hewlett 119 B.J. Hanson 114 Carmen Ryan 113 Jordan Clark 109 Dave McGowan 105 Johnny Watson 101 Julie DuPree 97 Duane Vanhook 93 Wiggs Thompson 92 Jeff Zeitlin 87 John Zelenak 83 Helmut Mundt 80 Michael Dillon 76 Erin Richardson 76 Randall Smith 71 Christina Cunningham 70 Jeff Slusher 70 John Baugh 68 Lori Fisk-Conners 64 Don Bruce 62 Jim Ford, Jr. 62 Beth Sturm 60 Justin Hicks 57 Hill McAlister 57 David Hughes 56 Joe Morgan 54 John Broderick 54 Gerald Bucy 53 Andrew Neuman 50
Frank Tyree 23 Ashley Crews 19 Rick Olszewski 19 Jay Elisar 18 Phillip Smith 17 John Burns 15 Frank Jones 15 Gina Hewlett 10 Pam Smith 10 Don Alexander 9 Kenny Burd 9 Will Montgomery 9 Perry Pratt 8 Bob Bellenfant 7 McClain Franks 6 Rob Pease 6
Building Solutions by Spann
Mid Tenn Erosion
Carbine & Associates, LLC
James Hardie Building Products
City Tile & Floor Covering
Ole South Properties
Piedmont Natural Gas
Reliance Heating & A/C
Franklin American Mortgage
Rogers Group Inc.
LP Building Products
First Citizens National Bank
Roofing Supply Inc of Nashville
American City Bank
Franklin Synergy Bank
Southland Title & Escrow
Ghertner & Company
Stewart Builder Supply
Tennessee Valley Homes
The Metropolitan Bank
American Heating & Cooling
Harrah & Associates
American Roofing & Metal Co.
Hermitage Lighting Gallery
Highlands Residential Mortgage - Julie
The Jones Company of TN
Aspen Construction, Inc.
Tune, Enterkin & White, P.C.
Valley Interior Products
Bell Law Settlement Services
WH Miles & Associates, PLLC
Seventeen SPIKES (in bold) increased their recruitment numbers last month. What is a SPIKE? SPIKES recruit new members and help the association retain members. Here is the latest SPIKE report as of November 30, 2016. Top 20 Big Spikes Jim Ford 912 Virgil Ray 821 Bill King 776 Mitzi Spann 741 Terry Cobb 568 Jim Fischer 566 John Whitaker 499 James Carbine 371 Jennifer Earnest 351 Trey Lewis 327 Kevin Hale 294 David Crane 287 Tonya Jones 271 Reese Smith III 261 Steve Moody 219 Sonny Shackelford 219 James Franks 210 Davis Lamb 199 Jackson Downey 182 Tim Ferguson 177
Thank you 2016 Installation &
Award Banquet sponsors!
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JANUARY Calendar Sunday
Sales and Marketing Council meeting
HOME SHOW Fairgrounds Nashville
HOME SHOW Fairgrounds Nashville
HOME SHOW Fairgrounds Nashville
Chapters & Councils CHAPTERS
Robertson County RSVP line: 615-377-9651, ext. 313.
Council RSVP Line: 615/377-9651, ext. 308
CHEATHAM COUNTY CHAPTER Chapter President - Roy Miles: 615/646-3303 Cheatham County Chapter details are being planned. Next meeting: to be announced. Chapter RSVP Line: 615/377-9651, ext. 310
SUMNER COUNTY CHAPTER The Sumner County Chapter meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month, 11:30 a.m. at the new Hendersonville Library. Next meeting: to be announced. Chapter RSVP Line: 615/377-9651, ext. 306
DICKSON COUNTY CHAPTER Chapter President - Mark Denney: 615/446-2873. The Dickson County Chapter meets on the third Monday of the month, 12:00 p.m. at the Ponderosa Restaurant in Dickson. Next meeting: Monday, January 16. Price: FREE, lunch dutch treat. Chapter RSVP Line: 615/377-9651, ext. 307
WILLIAMSON COUNTY CHAPTER Chapter President - BJ Hanson: 615/884-4935. The Williamson County Chapter meets on the third Tuesday of the month, 11:30 a.m. at the HBAMT offices. Next meeting: to be announced. Builders Free pending sponsorship. Price: $10 per person with RSVP ($20 w/o RSVP). Chapter RSVP Line: 615/377-9651, ext. 305
HBAMT REMODELERS COUNCIL Council President - Ricky Scott. The HBAMT Remodelers Council meets on the third Wednesday of the month at varying locations. Next meeting: Wednesday, January 18. Location: to be announced. Topic: to be announced. Price: free for RMC members with RSVP; $15 for non-members with RSVP ($20 w/o). Council RSVP Line: 615/377-9651, ext. 301
MAURY COUNTY CHAPTER Maury County Chapter details are currently being planned. Next meeting: to be announced. Chapter RSVP line: 615-377-9651, ext. 312; for callers outside the 615 area code, 1-800-571-9995, ext. 312 METRO/NASHVILLE CHAPTER Chapter President - John Whitaker: 615/843-3300. The Metro/Nashville Chapter meets on the fourth Monday of the month, 11:30 a.m. at the HBAMT offices. Next meeting: Monday, January 23. Topic: to be announced. Builders Free pending sponsorship. Price: $10 per person with RSVP ($20 w/o RSVP). Chapter RSVP Line: 615/377-9651, ext. 304 ROBERTSON COUNTY CHAPTER Next meeting: to be announced.
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WILSON COUNTY CHAPTER The Wilson County Chapter meets on the second Thursday of the month, 11:30 a.m. at the Five Oaks Golf & Country Club in Lebanon. Next meeting: to be announced. Chapter RSVP Line: 615/377-9651, ext. 309 COUNCILS GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL Council President - Erin Richardson: 615/883-8526. The Green Building Council meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month, 11:00 a.m. Next meeting: to be announced. Topic: to be announced. Price: free for Green Building Council members pending sponsorship; $20 for non-members with RSVP ($25 w/o).
INFILL BUILDERS COUNCIL The Infill Builders meets on the third Thursday of the month, 11:30 a.m. at the HBAMT offices until further notice. Next meeting: to be announced. Council RSVP Line: 615/377-9651, ext. 311 MIDDLE TENN SALES & MARKETING COUNCIL Council President - Ashley Crews. The SMC meets on the first Thursday of the month, 9:00 a.m. at the HBAMT offices. Next meeting: Thursday, January 5, 9:00 a.m. at the HBAMT. Topic: to be announced. SMC members free pending sponsorship; non-SMC members $25 w/RSVP, $35 w/o RSVP Council RSVP Line: 615/377-9651, ext. 302.
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The January, 2017 issue of The Nail, the official monthly publication of the Home Builders Association of Middle Tennessee (HBAMT).