NAHB names James W. Tobin as its new president and CEO

The Nationwide Affiliation of House Builders (NAHB) introduced on Thursday that it has appointed James W. Tobin III as its new president and CEO.

Following an intensive search, the NAHB Board of Administrators ratified the collection of the CEO Government Search Committee on Might 3, appointing Tobin to guide the 140,000-member affiliation. 

Tobin will assume the function of president and CEO on June 1, based on a press launch concerning the appointment.

“The work that our members do is extremely essential and has a huge effect in each group throughout this nation. I sit up for representing our workers and members in advocating for the way forward for the housing business,” Tobin mentioned in an announcement.

James W. Tobin III

Tobin, who beforehand served as government vp and chief lobbyist at NAHB, will succeed present CEO Jerry Howard, who’s retiring from the group after greater than 30 years.

Tobin brings over twenty years of expertise within the housing business to his new function.

“Jim brings greater than 20 years of expertise within the housing business to the put up. His confirmed monitor file of success in main NAHB’s federal legislative advocacy makes him uniquely certified to guide our affiliation within the years forward,” NAHB Chairman Alicia Huey mentioned.

Tobin joined NAHB in 1998 and served as NAHB’s vp for federal relations earlier than changing into the group’s chief lobbyist. He directed federal, state and native lobbying, in addition to political actions for NAHB, and guided the actions of the affiliation’s political motion committee, BUILD-PAC, and grassroots community.

Tobin will lead NAHB’s workers of 200-plus on the affiliation’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. He can even be a part of NAHB’s nationwide management group, which incorporates the senior officers of the board, who’re elected yearly by the Management Council.

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