Gabbing in two separate interviews with Celeste Rueter, Executive Vice President, and Diana Forbes, Director of Membership and Business Development of the Home Builders Association (HBA) of St. Louis.
Celeste directs the HBA in working with its members and the HBA staff to help HBA member businesses succeed in their business. Diana focuses on growing membership and sharing the benefits of membership such as industry news, advocacy, education and networking.
In St. Louis, there are around 610 companies in the St. Louis HBA, employing 43,000 people. There are many types of businesses in the home building industry, from builders and remodelers to financial services, insurance, real estate and more. The HBA can also help home owners find builders, remodelers, and more – just visit the HBA web site. The HBA is “the place to be in the home building industry.”
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About the Hosts of The Green Gab Podcast:
Green Gab Podcast Host Marla Esser Cloos is the Founder of The Green Home Coach – a company leading the way to inspire you to learn about, focus on and put into place Green Solutions when it comes to your life, home building and more.
Marla is an NAHB Master Certified Green Professional, LEED AP and Missouri Woman Business Enterprise. She Earned her B.S. in Engineering and Public Policy and a Certificate in Energy from Washington University.
Click here to learn more about Marla at her website online via TheGreenHomeCoach.Com
Green Gab Podcast Host Tony Pratte is the Director of Builder/Contractor Relations at The Sound Room in St. Louis, Missouri.
Tony is a graduate of St. Louis University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and has earned a Masters in Environmental Management & Sustainability at Harvard University
Tony’s 20+ year career has allowed to him to collect a number of experiences, connections and perspectives that offer an incredibly unique point of view that adds incredible value to each episode.