The Hillsborough/Orange County Chamber of Commerce announces its slate of Executive Officers and Board Members, including Board Member Chad Collins, President of Collins Design-Build, Inc.
Chad brings over 10 years of Board leadership experience. Recently serving as President to the Home Builders Association of Durham, Orange and Chatham Counties, where he lead the HBADOC Board of Directors through a strategic plan, increased membership, improved retention rate and increased the balance sheet.
Chad has been a member of the Chamber for over 15 years and has served as Chair to the Ambassador Committee as a volunteer. Ambassadors serve and play a supportive role in strategic direction of the Chamber’s membership services. Ambassadors serve as representatives of the Chamber both in the community as well as directly with member businesses.
The Hillsborough Chamber of Commerce is the primary voice for member-business development and economic growth through innovative community collaboration and exists to serve as the voice of the business community in Hillsborough and Orange County. Membership in the Chamber of Commerce lends extra credibility to your concerns about government and issues surrounding the community.
The Hillsborough County Chamber of Commerce is a private, non-profit organization, funded largely through membership fees and profits from special events, receiving no funds from any governmental entity and are not affiliated with the state or federal Department of Commerce.
In addition, the Hillsborough/ Orange County Chamber of Commerce is usually the first source of information for people relocating to this area. The Chamber provides local access to information about members, businesses, and government agencies. In a way, it functions as a marketing agency for its members and for the area, promoting special events and day-to-day activities that attract visitors and business considering relocation. But, as with any membership organization, we encourage members to actively participate in order to derive the most benefit from your investment, as well as to strengthen our efforts in serving this community
If you would like to join the Hillsborough/ Orange County Chamber of Commerce or seek more information about the Chamber please visit http://www.hillsboroughchamber.com/ or learn more about the available resources please contact Chamber CEO, Kim Tesoro at firstname.lastname@example.org
Chad D. Collins, Accredited Master Builder
An area native, NC Licensed General Contractor, National Association of Home Builders Master Certified Green ProfessionalTM, and Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist, Chad is one of less than 50 Accredited Master Builders in the state of North Carolina. He achieved this professional designations after years of experience and numerous hours of coursework via the NC Builder Institute. Chad has been an active member of the building industry since the early 1990’s. He joined the Home Builders Association (HBA) of Durham, Orange, and Chatham Counties in 2005. Chad was soon named HBA Recruiter of the Year and he subsequently chaired various HBA committees. Chad is a Licensed Home Inspector, as well as, a Licensed Lead Abatement professional.
In addition to industry awards in recognition of excellence in home building and remodeling, Collins Design-Build has twice been named Building Company of the Year via the HBA’s Triangle Sales and Marketing Council MAME (Major Achievements in Marketing Excellence) Awards. The company has also received a Best Green Built Home STARS Award from the NCHBA. Currently, Chad serves as a Past President to the HBADOC, and recently completed one of Durham’s first LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) residential projects. LEED is a green building certification program that recognizes best-in-class building strategies and practices. To receive LEED certification, projects must satisfy per-requisites and earn points to achieve various levels of achievement.
In 2014 Chad was selected as the HBADOC 2014 Builder of the Year and recently honored at The International Builders Show in Las Vegas as the NAHB’s Certified Green Home Professional of the Year.
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