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Posted: January 2016

New Year, New Leadership for Local Home Builders Association

January 16, 2016

The Charleston Home Builders Association (CHBA) welcomes new leadership and several new members to its board of directors in 2016.

Richard Jackson, owner and president of JacksonBuilt Custom Homes on Daniel Island, is the organization’s new board president. He was first elected to the board in 2012. Jackson’s focus during his term is growing the association’s membership base while ensuring members are benefiting from their involvement.

“It’s truly an exciting time to be president of the Charleston Home Builders Association. The homebuilding industry is really booming right now in the Charleston market, so it’s the perfect opportunity for homebuilders to get involved with this organization, connect with their colleagues and help us in our mission of promoting homeownership in the Lowcountry,” Jackson said.

Jackson and the entire 2016 board of directors was installed on Jan. 14 by Tommy Bulwinkle, a past president of the CHBA.

Also on the CHBA executive board are Vice President Tori Stein, Stein Renovation & Design Group; Treasurer Bryan Booth, David Weekley Homes; Secretary Ben Copenhaver, J&J Custom Homes; and Associate Vice President Jan Clouse, Carolina Lanterns. At-large members are Matt Timmons, Charleston Shelving and Mirror, and Rob Crawford, Renaissance South Construction. Immediate Past President is Doug James, Osprey Construction.

New to the CHBA board of directors is Matt Bell, The Post and Courier; Will Herring, Hunter Quinn Homes; and Grant Zikon, New Leaf Builders.

Returning board members include Jamie Nelson, Palmetto Surfacing; Albert van Overeem, BrockBuilt Homes; Lefty Gregorie, South State Bank; Mike Futeral, WCBD Channel 2; Jeff Meyer, J. Meyer Homes; Chris Klick, CK Contracting; and Luke Demory, Sherwin-Williams Company.

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New 2016 CHBA Board of Directors

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Richard Jackson sworn in as the 2016 President of the Charleston Home Builders Association



The Charleston Home Builders Association (CHBA) is a 501c-6 non-profit organization working to promote homeownership in the greater Charleston, SC area through networking, education, advocacy and community outreach. The association provides our local communities with safe, quality and affordable housing and a resource for homeowners to access local industry experts.


January 15, 2016

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DANIEL ISLAND, S.C. – JACKSONBUILT CUSTOM HOMES is thrilled to announce two “Best of Houzz 2016” awards for Design and Customer Service by Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. JacksonBuilt was chosen by the more than 35 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than one million active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals.

The Best Of Houzz is awarded annually in three categories: Design, Customer Service and Photography. Design award winners’ work was the most popular among the more than 35 million monthly users on Houzz. Customer Service honors are based on several factors, including the number and quality of client reviews a professional received in 2015.

“What an honor to receive these designations amongst the thousands of homebuilders on Houzz!” says Richard Jackson, President/CEO of JacksonBuilt Custom Homes. “We are proud to see our hard work recognized once again in the design category, but especially grateful to our amazing clients for their outstanding reviews. To receive the award for Customer Service means the world to us.”

“Anyone building, remodeling or decorating looks to Houzz for the most talented and service-oriented professionals” said Liza Hausman, vice president of Industry Marketing for Houzz. “We’re so pleased to recognize JacksonBuilt, voted one of our “Best Of Houzz” professionals by our enormous community of homeowners and design enthusiasts actively remodeling and decorating their homes.”

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