HBA - Annual 2019

Solutions for Stormwater

No stranger to strong storms and tropical occurrences in the Gulf of Mexico, local builders in the New Orleans area continue to find creative ways to handle precipitation runoff.

Affordable Housing

A note from Evan Loukadakis, government relations manager for the HBAGNO, on the high cost of housing in the United States.

WOMEN IN BUILDING

What comes to mind when you think of a builder? The answer might have once been the traditional stereotype: a male construction worker wearing a hard hat, a bright vest and a toolbelt filled with supplies. But long gone are…

Welcome from the President

For decades, the Home Builders Association of Greater New Orleans (HBAGNO) has been a pillar of the local residential construction and remodeling industry.  With nearly 1,000 member firms, HBAGNO’s reach extends throughout Southeast Louisiana and the Gulf South.  Our members…

Leadership

Senior Officers of the Board 2019   (Pictured Above) President Michael Kraft Kraft & Company   Vice President Dorothy Stanich Magnetite Window Panels, LLC   Treasurer John Heald One Man and a Toolbox, LLC   Secretary Kevin Katner Katner Law…

HBA Staff

Chief Executive Officer Jon Luther   Director of Membership & Industry Relations Terri Thompson   Accountant & Office Manager Shane Gray   Director of HBA Education & Director of New Orleans Education League (NOEL) Philip Thomas   Government Relations Representative…

Mission Statement

Our Mission HBAGNO is a diverse and professional organization of community leaders that supports our members and community through education and mentoring, business development, resources and advocacy.   Our Vision To be Greater New Orleans’ leading authority for building.  …

MEMBER TESTIMONIALS

"I love being a member of the Home Builders Association of   Greater New Orleans! I’ve met great people and it has helped build up our business on the South Shore." – Dave Anderson, Rader’s Insulation     "Si te mudaste…

Councils

Councils within the HBA of Greater New Orleans provide a unique opportunity to network with like-minded professionals in the various niches of the construction industry. Each group has its own personality, and hold regular meetings, education seminars, roundtables, and networking…

Membership Benefits

Our members don’t just build homes, they build relationships.   3 Memberships in 1 When you become a member of the Home Builders Association of Greater New Orleans (HBAGNO,) you automatically become a member of the Louisiana Home Builders Association…