As we kick off our first breakfast program of the year, we welcome Andy Lofgren of the Home Builders Association (HBA). Andy is going to talk about construction trends over the last year and what is expected in 2017. He will cover everything from consumer design preferences to market statistics. We will also hear from Tom Cronkright of Sun Title who serves on the board of the HBA. This year, all of our breakfast programs will be held at Kent Country Club. We are excited about the central location and are looking forward to a great 2017.
Andy Lofgren, Executive Officer, Home Builders Association of Greater Grand Rapids
Andy has a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Michigan and a Master’s Degree in Public Policy and Management from Carnegie-Mellon University. He has 30 years of experience in economic and housing development. This includes stints with the National Association of Home Builders, the City of Kenosha, Wisconsin, the State of Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development and the Newaygo County Economic Development Office. Andy has been the Executive Officer with HBAGGR since August 2015.
Tom Cronkright, Owner & CEO, Sun Title Agency LLC
Thomas W. Cronkright II is the co-founder and CEO of Sun Title. Over the past twelve years, Sun Title has grown into one of the largest commercial and residential title agencies in Michigan and has been recognized as an Inc. 5000 company the last three consecutive years, 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For, and 50 Businesses to Watch in Michigan. Tom is a licensed attorney, popular speaker on real estate and title topics and an award winning business leader.
Tom was previously an attorney in the business and corporate practice groups of Warner Norcross & Judd LLP and Miller, Canfield, Paddock & Stone, P.L.C. Tom received his B.A. degree in finance from Western Michigan University and his law degree from Wayne State University.
Kent Country Club
1600 College Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505