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CVBIA installs 2021 officers, directors

CVBIA installs 2021 officers, directors

Jeff Bruzzesi
was installed Tuesday, Dec. 8, as 2021 president of Coastal Virginia Building Industry Association. Formerly two separate home builders associations, the Tidewater Builders Association and Peninsula Housing & Builders Association joined forces in early 2020 as one regional organization. 

A Virginia Beach resident, Bruzzesi is owner of Closet Factory, a closet design and home organizational company he acquired in 2004.  Bruzzesi, who has a degree in business administration from Old Dominion University, operated a small construction business for a number of years, as well as worked as operations manager for Adams Outdoor Advertising.
    
Joining Bruzzesi as 2021 association officers are:
Jenny Edgerton of Edgerton Contracting, vice president;
Paul Wallace of Wallace Brothers Homes, treasurer; and
Brian McLellon of Marquee Homes, secretary
 
These officers make up the CVBIA Executive Committee, along with Ryan Rose of Christopher Kait Construction, immediate past president, and four appointees: Sam Cohen, Joey Corp.; Barbara Ewell, Retriever Merchant Solutions; Scott Gandy, Kempsville Building Materials; and Cody Hastings, Hasting Homes.
 
CVBIA’s elected directors serve two-year terms. Newly installed builder directors are: John Barnes, Chesapeake Homes (filling the second year of an unexpired term); Steve Cunningham, Cunningham Contracting;  Andrea Kilmer, The ESG Companies; Luke Kinser, Virginia Builders; and Stephen Quick IV, Stephen Alexander Homes.
 
Newly installed elected associate directors include: Laurie Arcand, TowneBank;  Sandy Canada, Sandra Canada (filling the second year of an unexpired term); Jeff George, Ferguson Enterprises; Dianne Gordonn, Rose & Womble Realty;  Pat Norton, Kempsville Building Materials; Lisa Parker, Tidewater Home Funding; Brenda Reid, Howard Hanna William E. Wood; and Steve Tinkham, Cox Communications (filling the second year of an unexpired term).
 
Appointed to the 2021 Board of Directors for one-year terms are: David Blalock, The Abbitt Group; Kim Curtis, Tidewater Home Funding;  Tammy Davis, Kotarides Property Management; state Sen. Bill DeSteph Jr., Oceanside Building; Charlie Gunter, Virginia Natural Gas; Steve Lawson, The Lawson Cos; Ross Morgan, TowneBank; John Olivieri, Associated Development Management Corp.; Colby Raymond, Tidewater Home Funding; Grig Scifres, Williams Mullen; Jamie Spence, Eagle Construction of VA; and Tim Trant, Kaufman & Canoles.
 
For a full list of CVBIA board members, visit www.cvbia.com/officers-board/