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Chicago Remodeler and Architect Michael Menn Named 2016 NAHB Remodeler of the Year

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (RealEstateRama) — The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Remodelers honored Michael Menn, CAPS, CGP, CGR, a remodeler and architect from Northbrook, Ill., with its highest annual remodeling achievement award, the 2016 NAHB Remodeler of the Year. The award, which recognizes superior business management, exemplary NAHB involvement at all levels and outstanding contributions to the remodeling industry, was presented on Oct. 6 during the NAHB Remodelers All Stars Party in conjunction with the Remodeling Show | DeckExpo | JLC LIVE in Baltimore.


“Michael Menn’s ongoing commitment to superior quality workmanship, outstanding customer service and dedication to his community made him the obvious choice for this prestigious award,” said NAHB Remodelers Chairman Tim Shigley, CAPS, CGP, CGR, GMB, GMR, of Wichita, Kan. “He is a respected and accomplished professional remodeler who has been an active industry leader for over 25 years while at the same time building a successful remodeling firm and serving as a local leader.”

Menn’s company, Michael Menn Ltd., has been providing residential and commercial remodeling, architectural and construction services in Chicagoland since 1987. A member of the Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago and NAHB Remodelers since 1991, Menn has served in many local and national leadership roles for both organizations, including chair of the HBAGC’s remodelers council in 2008. Menn has also has been an active member of the American Institute of Architects since 1980 and the National Kitchen and Bath Association since 2010.

His other awards include Illinois State Remodeler of the Year (twice) and the Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics from the Illinois Better Business Bureau. Dedicated to improving his community, Menn also sat on the Northbrook Senior Housing Commission from 1994-2010, the Northbrook zoning board of appeals from 1998-2012 and the Northbrook Chamber of Commerce from 1991-2005.

Kristin LeMunyon
klemunyon (at) nahb (dot) org


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