Meet the Finalists for the 2019 Young Professionals Awards

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Fifteen applicants are now in the running for the NAHB Young Professionals Award, designed to acknowledge young home building professionals’ hard work, success, performance, dedication and outstanding potential as they serve as leaders in the home building industry.

The five regional winners will be revealed Jan. 22 at the 2020 International Builders’ Show (IBS) during the Young Professionals Awards Reception, being held from 6-7 p.m. in Conference Room 7 at the Westgate Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

Join us in celebrating our talented Young Professionals from across the country. Here are the finalists:

Region A

Chelsey Keenan
Social Media Director
Group Two
Philadelphia, Pa.



Kristin Marzarella
Human Resources/Company Operations Manager
All County Exteriors
Lakewood, N.J.



Justin Olear
Vice President
Regal Builders
Dover, Del.



Region B

Joe Ernst
Insurance Agent
Lori Swindell Insurance Agency, Inc.
Sarasota, Fla.



Kelly Godwin
Vice President
Ray Kennamer Construction, Inc.
Albertville, Ala.



Jessica Percel
Construction Coordinator
Taylor Morrison
Sarasota, Fla.



Region C

Adam Grubb
President, Visionary & Integrator
Jerry’s Homes
West Des Moines, Iowa



Tony Kneeland
Kneeland Construction
Watertown, S.D.




Jason Paliatka
American Colony Homes
Willowbrook, Ill.




Region D

Tag Gilkeson
Tag & Associates, LLC
Carrolton, Texas



John Madden
J Madden Homes
Tulsa, Okla.



Erin Wright
Wright-Built, LLC
Hawkins, Texas



Region E

RJ Hernandez
Project Manager
Richmond American Homes
Corona, Calif.



Chris Olsen
CF Olsen Homes
Ogden, Utah



Nick Scheel
Untamed Construction
Spokane, Wash.


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