– Laurie Lourie, Chief Executive Officer of the Wayne County Builders Association,recently received the Small Office Honor Award from the Executive Officers Council (EOC) of the National Association of Home Builders.
The award was presented during the annual National Association of Home Builders' 2013 Association Leadership Institute held in Portland, Ore.
The council's membership consists of the staff executives who manage the more than 750 state and local home builders associations that comprise the National Association of Home Builders.
"Winning the Small Office Honor Award is truly a great honor," said Tim Minton, president of the Executive Officers Council and executive officer of the Home Builders Association of Raleigh and Wake Counties.
This award is in honor of the late executive officer of the Arrowhead Builders Association in Minnesota, this award represents the memory of a truly inspirational woman whose impact on NAHB and her profession was just as extraordinary as her personal contributions to society.
Rachel Manley touched the lives of many people and her vibrant personality lives within the hearts of those who knew her. This award is traditionally presented to an executive officer from a small association who is judged to have made exceptional accomplishments in spite of limited resources.
This year's Small Office Honor Award honoree was Lourie of the Wayne County Builders Association.
The Wayne County Builders Association represents home builders and associates in the housing industry throughout the area.