John “Chuck” Fowke, second vice chairman of this National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a Tampa, Fla. -established custom home builder, has been inducted today to the Florida Housing Hall of Fame from the Florida Home Builders Association (FHBA). Founder and President of John C. Fowke, Inc. , Fowke was busy in all 3 degrees of the NAHB federation during his 40-year career.
Inductees are chosen by the FHBA Housing Hall of Fame Board of Governors. This honour is given to people who have made lasting and significant contributions to home Florida, the construction business and also the FHBA. The recognition was introduced now to Fowke and also two other contractors throughout the FHBA Fall Leadership Conference in St. Augustine, Fla.
“Chuck has been a true champion of the housing industry and has advocated on behalf of not only our members and association, but the industry as a whole,” stated FHBA CEO/Chief Lobbyist Rusty Payton. “We are proud to welcome him into our Hall of Fame and recognize his exceptional career accomplishments.”
Fowke served as president of the Tampa Bay Builders Association along with also the Florida Home Builders Association prior to becoming elected to NAHB’s leadership ladder, where he’ll serve as chairman of the Board of Directors at 2021. He is the recipient of several prestigious industry awards, including twice being named Tampa Bay Home Builder of those Year.
Throughout his livelihood, Fowke continues to be an advocate for its business, knowingly engaging in issues which affect his fellow members, such as combating overregulation and handling the dilemma of skilled labour shortages.