WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) announced today that Eileen O’Grady Ramage has been named as its new chief financial officer. A certified public accountant, Ramage has 10 years of experience serving as a CFO of a national trade association. Previously, she served in senior management positions in the private sector and as partner at a public accounting firm. She is also a certified association executive.
“I am delighted to welcome Eileen Ramage as CFO and a member of our senior leadership team,” said Jerry Howard, chief executive officer of NAHB. “In this uncertain economic climate, I am confident that her background, experience and management skills will help keep our association on a sound financial footing and ensure that NAHB has the resources to meet the challenges facing our industry and deliver first-rate services to our members,” he said.
“I look forward to joining one of the largest and most influential housing trade associations in Washington and helping NAHB to strengthen its fiscal foundation so that all its members can thrive,” said Ramage.
In her capacity as chief financial officer of NAHB, Ramage will manage a budget in excess of $65 million. She succeeds Joe Barney, who is retiring after serving 15 years as the association’s top financial officer.
Ramage holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.
ABOUT NAHB: The National Association of Home Builders is a Washington-based trade association representing more than 140,000 members involved in remodeling, home building, multifamily construction, property management, subcontracting, design, housing finance, building product manufacturing and other aspects of residential and light commercial construction. NAHB is affiliated with 800 state and local home builders associations around the country. NAHB's builder members will construct about 80 percent of the new housing units projected for this year.
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