NAHB Creates Press Release on GMR Award


WASHINGTON, Jan. 28- The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) conferred Scott Sevon, CAPS, CGP, CGR, GMB, GMR,, with the first Graduate Master Remodeler of the Year award in 2010. The award was presented during the International Builders’ Show in Orlando.

Graduate Master Remodeler (GMR) is an exclusive professional designation created to grant Certified Graduate Remodelers (CGR) further recognition for educational excellence and longevity in the remodeling market. The GMR requires that graduates meet prescribed standard of business practice, have a proven track record of successful project management, possess at least 15 years of remodeling experience, complete a comprehensive education curriculum, hold the CGR designation for nine years, and pledge to uphold the program’s code of ethics. Each year, NAHB recognizes a top performer in this area.

Scott Sevon, with MAW Chicago in Palatine, Ill., promotes the GMR designation to consumers in his marketing materials, website, and social media outlets. He shares his passion for education with other remodelers and believes that possessing advanced designations can make the difference in earning a remodeling job, especially in a competitive market. Sevon says that earning a GMR demonstrates to customers that a remodeler cares about continuing education and providing excellent remodeling service.

“Scott Sevon is an accomplished professional remodeler with an appreciation for advanced education,” said NAHB Remodelers Chairman Bob Peterson, CGR, CAPS, CGP, a remodeler from Ft. Collins, Colo. “Remodeling customers benefit from his credentials and passion for excellence.”

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