Tom Ashley Jr. (middle) receives the Remodeler of the Year award from Dan Bawden and Joanne Theunissen, immediate past and present chairs of NAHB Remodelers.
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Remodelers honored Tom Ashley Jr. with its highest award: the 2017 NAHB Remodeler of the Year. Ashley is owner of Expand, in Denham Springs, La.
The Remodeler of the Year award recognizes superior business management and customer service, exemplary association and community involvement, and outstanding contributions to the industry. Ashley was honored Jan. 10 at the NAHB Remodelers All-Stars Celebration during the International Builders’ Show in Orlando, Fla.
Ashley founded Expand in 1999 and joined his local builders association and NAHB Remodelers in 2000. He has served in leadership roles for both organizations, and is an NAHB Lifetime Director.
Ashley also has been involved with many community service projects, including raising money and supplies for other home builders associations that have faced natural disasters.