john williams young professional of the year

John Williams is NAHB’s 2016 Young Professional of the Year

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john williams young professional of the year

(L to R) Rich Robinson, Trent Cragun, John Williams and Adam Aschmann

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has honored John Williams as 2016 Young Professionals of the Year for Region D (which includes TX, OK, LA, KS, NE, MO, AZ, MS). The awards were given on January 9, 2017, in Orlando, Florida, during the NAHB International Builders’ Show.

John Williams is vice president of construction services for K. Hovnanian Homes’ Houston, Texas division and will lead the Greater Houston Builders Association (GHBA) as board president in 2018. At K. Hovnanian, Williams created an innovative training program for new construction managers that enabled the company to quickly bring new hires up to speed. He is also active in building codes advocacy work to keep homes safe and affordable.


“Leaders like John Williams are the future of our great industry,” said NAHB Chairman Ed Brady. “I’m honored to recognize his significant achievements and know he has many years ahead in which he will continue to shine.”

The NAHB Young Professionals Award is designed to acknowledge each of five regional winners’ hard work and successes, performance and dedication, and outstanding potential as they begin to serve as leaders in the home building industry. It is awarded to industry professionals under the age of 45.