Northern Virginia Building Industry Association 2021 Industry Impact Report

NVBIA INTRODUCES A CHILI COOK-OFF! ON SEPTEMBER 14, NVBIA kicked off our first Chili CookOff, held at Hidden Creek Golf Club in Reston, where the Little Bamboo Food Truck also offered up taco specials. In a beautiful setting with an early touch of crisp fall weather, our attendees tasted and judged a tough field of eight celebrity competitors, with Craig Havenner,The Christopher Companies, walking away with first place! Close behind was Jason Crismon,Toll Brothers, in second place, Eric Bogumil, christopher consultants, in third place, and Jessica Francis, Drees Homes, snagging four th place. OYSTER ROAST ATTRACTS ELECTED OFFICIALS, LOCAL GOVERNMENT STAFF, AND NVBIA MEMBERS NVBIA WAS BACK at Belmont Bay Harbor on September 23, with beautiful views of the water and marina for our Annual Oyster Roast.The afternoon could not have been lovelier, and our official oyster shucker was busily shucking for the large crowd that included a large contingent of elected officials, including PrinceWilliam County Board of Supervisors Chair AnnWheeler and Supervisors Victor Angry, Andrea Bailey, Kenny Boddye, and Margaret Franklin. Silver Spoon Catering furnished a large array of delectable goodies for non-oyster lovers. Craig Havenner, The Christopher Companies, chili cook-off winner! Joanna Kirby, Universal Engineering Sciences and a member of NVBIA’s Future Leaders, chats with Chef Mark Trostle of Willowsford. Belmont Bay once again proved an idyllic spot for NVBIA’s annual oyster roast, where networking with both colleagues and elected officials, as well as Prince William staff, continued until early evening. Prince William County Supervisor Victor Angry (left) chats with members. Silver Spoon Catering provides delicious non-oyster food items for ‘turf ’ loving members. Brian Davidson Van Metre Homes Craig Havenner The Christopher Companies Skip Groupe and Jana Gilbert The Engineering Group Charlie Schultz Wells Fargo Mark Trostle Willowsford Jason Crismon Toll Brothers Eric Bogumil christopher consultants Jessica Francis Drees Homes MANY THANKS TO OUR CHILI COOK-OFF CHEFS! Advocacy. Networking. Education. Philanthropy. | 13