Chief Executive Officer
Craig serves as Chief Executive Officer of the Home Builders Association of Virginia, a trade association representing over 3,000 member firms across the commonwealth of Virginia. Craig oversees all HBAV operations and board directed strategic initiatives, including government affairs, communications, membership, workforce development, HBAV strategic alliances and the HBAV Insurance Agency. Craig regularly communicates with HBAV leaders and members to understand the needs of the industry and to provide members with the valuable tools and opportunities created by HBAV’s initiatives. Craig is a graduate of James Madison University and has achieved the Certified Association Executive (C.A.E.) from the National Society of Association Executives. Craig has worked in the association business since 2006 and has served as HBAV Chief Executive Officer since July of 2017.
Director of Administration and Finance
Kathy serves as the HBAV Directory of Administration and Finance. Kathy’s areas of responsibly include membership, associates committee, office administration, financials, as well as HBAV event and meeting coordination. Kathy is the primary staff support for the HBAV membership committee, associates committee and the HBAV Keystone Club. Kathy has worked for HBAV since 1993.
Vice President of Government Relations
Andrew serves as HBAV Vice President of Government Relations. Andrew manages the HBAV government affairs and regulatory programs as well as the HBAV Build-PAC. As HBAV Chief Lobbyist, Andrew works with members of the Virginia General Assembly and Virginia’s regulatory agencies to insure housing affordability is taken into consideration when policy makers craft laws and regulations for Virginia’s citizens. Andrew is a graduate of Gettysburg College. Prior to joining HBAV in July of 2017, Andrew served as the Director of Government Affairs for the Home Builders Association of Richmond and at the Virginia General Assembly as a legislative aid to a Virginia delegate.
Legislative & Build-PAC Coordinator
Rhonda serves as HBAV’s Legislative & Build-PAC Coordinator assisting the Vice President of Government Affairs. Rhonda is the staff liaison for our members to the HBAV government affairs team and members of the general assembly. Rhonda works to communicate legislative initiatives affecting the housing industry to the HBAV membership. While these are her primary responsibilities, she also assists when and wherever needed to ensure HBAV member’s needs are met through the many programs offered by HBAV. Rhonda has worked for HBAV since January 2008.
Without HBAV Government Affairs program, builders and developers would have no protection from overburdensome legislation and regulation. HBAV allows me the opportunity to operate a successful business in Virginia.Vince Napolitano
I get the most out of the HBAV networking and leadership opportunities. Whether it's networking events at my local association, attending the HBAV Annual Conference, or NAHB International Builders Show.Rob Frogale