HARRISBURG, Pa. – Brian A. Hudson, Sr. of the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency was awarded the Pennsylvania Builders Association’s (PBA) 2015 Distinguished Achievement Award at the Summer Board of Directors meeting over the weekend. This is the association’s highest honor, having been presented to only a handful of members since 1998.
"I am truly humbled and honored to receive the Distinguished Achievement Award," says Hudson. "The home builders have been long term partners with PHFA in providing housing throughout the Commonwealth, and I am looking forward to continuing our partnership to address the needs of our residents."
Hudson was selected for the statewide award based on his lifetime of achievement to both the housing industry and his surrounding community. Hudson has been a member of PBA for over 25 years and the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer for the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency since 2003. He has served on many organization boards and committees, as well as in various leadership positions. In 2007, he received recognition as PBA’s State Government Official of the Year. Some of Brian’s other prominent positions include: President of the National Council of State Housing Agencies, a Board member for the Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh, and Board member for the National Housing Trust.
“I have personally known Brian for over 20 years and had the unique opportunity to witness firsthand his numerous accomplishments on behalf of the housing industry,” says nominator Gary Lenker, Vice President/Director of Operations of Donco Construction, Inc. and President of the Home Builders Association of Metro Harrisburg. “Brian has certainly made a significant and long term contribution to Pennsylvania’s housing industry and I enthusiastically support him for his award.”
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Chartered in 1952, the Pennsylvania Builders Association (PBA) is a nonprofit professional trade organization representing nearly 5,000 member companies from across the Commonwealth. PBA members and their employees include builders, remodelers, material suppliers, subcontractors, consultants, lending institutions, utilities and others involved in the housing industry.
PBA serves its membership by providing proactive leadership on state regulatory and legislative issues and by offering products and services to its 36 local associations and chapters that enhance the effectiveness and professionalism of its members. PBA serves Pennsylvania communities and consumers through its steadfast efforts to protect homeownership rights and advocate for affordable housing options. PBA is affiliated with the National Association of Home Builders. www.pabuilders.org
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