The outstanding accomplishments of four members of the residential construction industry were recognized by the Builders Association of Minnesota (BAM) Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 at the annual BAM Awards ceremony in Minneapolis, MN.
Congratulations to the 2012 Award Winners!
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KC Chermak, Pillar Homes
Builder of the Year Award
Chermak has been a member of the builders association for over 15 years and a very active leader. He currently serves as a member of BAM’s Executive Committee, and has served as president of his local association, the Builders Association of the Twin Cities. Chermak has created an award winning and successful company known for quality.
Todd Bjerstedt, McDonald Remodeling
Remodeler of the Year Award
Bjerstedt has been a member for over 25 years and very active in the association. He has served on the BAM Board of Directors, on countless committees and councils, and as president of both BAM and his local association, the Builders Association of the Twin Cities. McDonald Remodeling has a well-deserved reputation for outstanding quality and customer service.
Gerry Traut, Xcel Energy
Associate of the Year Award
Traut was presented with the prestigious Associate of the Year Award given to an associate member based on their service to the local, state and national associations and the community. Traut has been a member of the association for over 15 years and is very involved in the association. “He is an excellent leader and we are fortunate to have him as an active member,” said Colleen Faacks, Executive Officer of the Mid-Minnesota Builders Association.
Sam Horn, Brainerd Savings & Loan
Rising Star Award
Horn was presented with the Rising Star Award given to a member who has committed themselves to the service of BAM or their local association at an accelerated level in the past year. Horn has participated in multiple committees at her local association, the Mid-Minnesota Builders Association (MMBA). “She is the first person to volunteer and she believes in the association,” said Colleen Faacks, Executive Officer, MMBA.