(TAMPA, Florida) – Tampa Bay Builders Association (TBBA, this region’s voice for the home building industry, recently held its annual organizational meeting formally installing Lauren Morgan as its Executive Vice President. Morgan, who has been with the trade organization since 2012, previously served as Membership Director, and was serving as its interim EVP since August 2022.
As Executive Vice President, Morgan leads the 1,000+ member organization focused on enhancing the industry’s contributions and reputation throughout Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco counties. Morgan’s key strategies are membership development, business and trade group outreach, and community education about the importance of the home building industry to the region.
“I’m thrilled to continue my long association with TBBA as its new executive vice president,” said Morgan. “It’s an honor to work with this group of dedicated professionals at a time when creating affordable and attainable housing has never been more important.”
TBBA also elected its 2022-2023 Board Officers and Directors which represent both builder and associate members. Members of the Board of Directors are elected by the general membership, serve two-year terms, and create policy ensuring that TBBA’s mission and objectives are followed.
“Lauren is experienced, insightful and knows this region and organization well,” commented newly-elected Board President, Brian Bullock, SVP of Sales and Marketing, Homes by West Bay. “With Lauren at the helm of our organization, I expect that our Board will be able to find reasonable solutions on industry issues as well as genuine consensus around the best interests of our communities.”
TBBA recently installed its new Board of Directors and roles for 2023:
Brian Bullock (Homes by WestBay) as President,
Martin Frame (David Weekley Homes), as President-Elect,
Todd Amaden (Landmark Engineering & Surveying) as First Vice President,
Jeff Deason (PulteGroup), as Vice President/Treasurer,
David Sieg (Bio-Tech Consulting Inc.) as Vice President/Secretary,
Matthew Longenecker (Homes by Artisan) as Immediate Past President, and
Bill Short (RedElk Land Co.) as Immediate Past Vice President.
Scott Himelhoch (PulteGroup),
Jeff Oligschlaeger (AMH Development, LLC),
Matt O’Brien (Banyan Land and Capital),
Kurt Wala (M/I Homes),
Chris Smith (Lennar), Becky Jenkins (Mobley Homes),
David Wilson (Taylor Morrison), Bob Meyn (Mattamy Homes),
Beth Bradburn (Homes by WestBay), and
Matt Suggs (Homes by WestBay).
Paige Simpson (Simpson Air),
Chris Griesenbeck (Sunrise Landscape),
Trent Stephenson (Level Up Consulting),
David Sieg (Bio-Tech Consulting),
Terry Zelen (Zelen Communications), and
Jake Cremer (Stearns Weaver).
Ex-Officio Presidents and Past Vice Presidents include Len Jaffe, John Lum, Scott Campbell, Kami Corbett, and David Scott.
About Tampa Bay Builders Association (TBBA)
The Tampa Bay Builders Association (TBBA) is a volunteer organization that serves as the unified voice of the Tampa Bay area building industry. It is comprised of builders, developers, trade contractors, suppliers, lending institutions, title companies, engineers, attorneys and other types of businesses that have a relationship to the building industry. It’s mission is to help build a better community by fulfilling America’s dream of homeownership. Founded in 1946, TBBA is affiliated with the Florida Home Builders Association and the National Association of Home Builders.