SUHBA Members Installed at State HBA

At the recent State HBA Installation Banquet, Murray Gubler received the Associate Member of the Year Award. Congratulations, Murray!

Murray Gubler and his wife

Seth Foster of American Heritage Homes and Chris Parker of Zions Bank were installed as State Directors, and Greg Sant of Perry Homes Southern Utah was installed as the State Board Liaison.

Left to right: Seth Foster, Greg Sant, Chris Parker, Murray Gubler
Left to right: Seth Foster; Tamara Foster; Greg Sant; Chris Parker; Murray Gubler and his wife; Mari Krashowetz

Not pictured:

Brett Brown of Dominion Energy , Secretary/Treasurer

Jair Almaraz of Ivory Homes, Second VP

Ron Jensen of Jensen + Sons Construction, State Director

Congratulations to all!

First Luncheon of 2022 Gives Economic Outlook for the Year

Tuesday, January 4 was the date of our first Member Luncheon in the New Year. We had a good turnout as members enjoyed a delicious lunch and networking.

SUHBA’s Government Affairs consultant, Stacy Young, provided an update on government affairs.

Mark Knold, Chief Economist for the Department of Workforce Services spoke on the Economic Outlook for 2022 along with sharing a PowerPoint.

Thank You to our January Luncheon Sponsor, Altabank

THANK YOU, SUHBA January Luncheon Sponsor, Altabank!

Altabank is the largest community bank in the State of Utah with 25 offices across the state as well as one office in southern Idaho. They recently merged with Glacier Bancorp headquartered in Kalispell, Montana; however, they will continue to operate under the name of Altabank, Division of Glacier Bank.

Glacier Bancorp, Inc. is a regional bank holding company providing commercial banking services in 124 communities through 194 banking offices in Montana, Idaho, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, Colorado, Arizona, and Nevada. They offer a wide range of banking products and services, including transaction and savings deposits, commercial, consumer, and real estate loans, and mortgage origination services. They have total assets of $21.3 billion and shareholder equity of $2.4 billion.

At Altabank, they strive to be the best bank for your business.

In St. George, they are currently located on the Boulevard and will be breaking ground in the very near future for their long-anticipated River Road location

Christmas Installation Banquet

Our 2021 Christmas Installation Banquet was a great time for everyone!

We enjoyed holiday music, fantastic food, terrific company, and a happy, holiday atmosphere!

The 2022 SUHBA Board was installed along with our new President, Wayne Anderson of Anderson Custom Homes!

Members also donated $1138 and food items for the Utah Food Bank. Thank you all for your generosity!

We are looking forward to an awesome year in 2022!

SUHBA members enjoyed a festive atmosphere filled with great friends and food!
Installation of 2022 SUHBA Board of Directors
Kason Traveller, 2021 SUHBA President, receives an award of appreciation for all of his service and hard work. Left to right: Wayne Anderson; Kason and his wife, Brittnie; Mari Krashowetz
Kason Traveller and Mari Krashowetz presented Vardell Curtis, CEO for the Washington County Board of Realtors, with a congratulatory award on his retirement.
Outgoing Board members received awards of appreciation for their service. Left to right: Kason Traveller, past President; Jon Ence, outgoing Builder Director; Kaleb DeMille, outgoing Assoc. Vice President; Brett Burgess, outgoing Past President; and Mari Krashowetz, Executive Officer.
Kimberly Anderson pins the President’s pin on her husband, Wayne Anderson, 2022 SUHBA President.

2021 Members of the Year

Builder: Kason Traveller, K.H. Traveller Custom Homes

Supplier: Jones Paint & Glass

Service: Nan Glauser, Sun American Mortgage

Trade: Eric Sweeney, Sweeney Professional Painting

Outstanding Community Partner: Dave Gardner & Justin Wanlass, Washington County School District – Construction Program

Above & Beyond: TDS Telecom