JACKSONVILLE – The Northeast Florida Builders Association installed their 2024 Executive Officers and Board Members on Thursday, Jan. 25. Meagan Perkins of Hart Resources will serve as the 80th …
JACKSONVILLE – The Northeast Florida Builders Association installed their 2024 Executive Officers and Board Members on Thursday, Jan. 25. Meagan Perkins of Hart Resources will serve as the 80th president of the association for the coming year. Perkins was presented with the gavel, representing NEFBA’s highest leadership office, by her father and 1996 NEFBA Past President Curtis Hart.
“The legacy of NEFBA is built on 80 years of industry leadership. This association has provided support and a collective voice for the home building industry in Northeast Florida,” Perkins said. “I am humbly honored to serve as President for the coming year and look forward to working with our Board and members to extend NEFBA’s contribution to the community.”
During the evening, officers and boards of directors were sworn in for the Custom Builders & Remodelers Council, Professional Women in Building, Sales and Marketing Council and Young Professional Group. NEFBA’s regional councils – Clay, Nassau and St. Johns Builders councils – held separate installations during the holiday season.
“Every president must devote a tremendous amount of time and energy to the duties of the position, and it seems that with every passing year, these responsibilities grow,” said NEFBA Executive Officer Jessie Spradley. “Our outgoing president, Chris Wood, had an amazing year, growing our association’s membership to fourth in the Nation. I am confident that Meagan will continue forward with great leadership, and I am excited to work together to ensure the housing needs of Northeast Florida are met.”
The following members were honored with awards during the evening: Builder of the Year Award, Scott Brannock, Tidewater Homes; Fred King Associate Member of the Year Award, Jackie Rowland, Russell Rowland; Leadership Award, Cathy Whaley, Installed Building Products; Bill Soforenko Affordable Housing Award, Ability Housing; Ken Keuster and Bill Wilson Foundation Award, Greg Matovina, Matovina and Co.; Good Government Award, Ramon Day, Ramon Day Real Estate Company; Apprenticeship Employer of the Year Award, Matt Carlton, Carlton Construction; and Lifetime Board Membership was awarded to Doug Wenzel with Maverick Home Warranties and Insurance.