IBA member Andy Place, Sr. appointed to IHCDA Board of Directors

IBA member Andy Place, Sr. appointed to IHCDA Board of Directors

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Andy Place, Sr. (St. Joseph County), Indiana Builders Association (IBA) member and past president, has been appointed by Governor Mike Pence to serve a four year term on the Indiana Housing and Community Development (IHCDA) Board of Directors. Scenario Adebesin (Hamilton County) was also appointed by Governor Pence.

“We couldn’t be more pleased to have Andy and Scenario join the Board of Directors at IHCDA,” said Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann, who serves as the IHCDA Board Chair. “Their proven leadership and professional backgrounds will be an excellent addition to the board as we continue our mission of providing housing opportunities, promoting self-sufficiency and strengthening communities throughout Indiana.”

IHCDAAndy Place, Sr. is a third generation home builder who was born and raised in South Bend. Place served as IBA president in 2010 and currently serves as a National Association of Home Builder State Representative and is a Certified Green Professional and Certified Graduate Builder. As a residential and commercial builder/remodeler with Place Builders, Inc. he has built over 1,500 homes. His father, Andrew S. Place, started the Indiana Builders Association in 1952 and is in the National Association of Home Builders Hall of Fame.

“It is an honor and a privilege to be asked by the Governor to serve on this very prestigious board,” said Place, Sr. “I plan on taking the time to contribute as much as I can for the citizens of Indiana to make the state a better place for all Hoosiers.”

IHCDA was created in 1978 due to a need which exists to provide safe and sanitary residential housing within the financial means of low and moderate income persons and families.

About the Indiana Builders Association

The Indiana Builders Association (IBA) is a statewide trade organization representing Indiana’s home building, remodeling and light commercial construction industry. Established in 1952, IBA has 27 local affiliates organized into nine geographic areas across Indiana. IBA, along with its affiliates, are associated with the National Association of Home Builders in Washington, D.C. The organization works to educate its members, the general public, elected officials and regulatory bodies to maintain and develop workable and affordable regulations and laws that enable the citizens of Indiana to own a home. More information can be found at www.buildindiana.org.

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