HBAV Staff

Craig Toalson

Craig Toalson

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. Contact Craig at 804-643-2797 x4

Andrew Clark

Andrew Clark

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 ensure housing affordability is taken into consideration when policymakers 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. Contact Andrew at 804-643-2797 x3

 

Evan Branosky

Evan Branosky

Associate Vice President of Government Affairs - Environmental

Evan Branosky serves as the Associate Vice President of Government Affairs – Environmental at the Home Builders Association of Virginia (HBAV). In this capacity, he develops and implements HBAV’s state regulatory and legislative advocacy program on environmental issues. Previously, Evan served as Environmental Program Manager at the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), where he implemented NAHB’s regulatory program for Clean Water Act Section 404 (wetlands) and Waters of the United States. Evan has also managed the District of Columbia’s offsite stormwater compliance program; led the EPA Chesapeake Bay Program’s Trading and Offsets Workgroup while at the World Resources Institute; and, as a consultant, advised NPDES program managers in California, Delaware, Nevada, and Pennsylvania and developed the compliance strategy for a federal bureau’s nationwide real property portfolio. He holds a B.S. from Rutgers University and an M.P.P from the University of Maryland. Contact Evan at 804-643-2797 x6

 

Emily Lucas

Emily Lucas

Director of Membership Engagement

Emily serves as the HBAV Director of Member Engagement.  Emily’s area of responsibility includes communicating the membership benefits, services, and value to HBAV members and local associations.  Emily oversees the HBAV membership and retention programs as well as the HBAV Annual Report, HBAV communications platforms, the HBAV Keystone Club, as well as HBAV membership events.  Emily is a graduate of Longwood University.  Prior to joining HBAV, Emily worked at the VCU School of Business and George Mason University. Contact Emily at 804-643-2797 x1

Rhonda Tucker

Rhonda Tucker

Operations Coordinator

Rhonda serves as HBAV’s Operations Coordinator assisting the Executive Officer and the Vice President of Government Affairs in the day-to-day coordination and management of business operational activities. Rhonda is the staff liaison for our members to the HBAV government affairs team and members of the general assembly.  She assists in meeting and event preparations as well as other association responsibilities.  Rhonda works hard to ensure HBAV member’s needs are met through the many programs offered by HBAV.  Rhonda has worked for HBAV since January 2008. Contact Rhonda at 804-643-2797 x2