And the Winner Is…

by Jun 29, 2021North Brunswick, Real Estate

WCFHBA and Cape Fear New Home Sales & Marketing Council announce the 2021 MAX! Awards winners.

The Wilmington-Cape Fear Home Builders Association (WCFHBA) hosted its 2021 MAX! Awards Gala on June 17 at Union Station in Downtown Wilmington. The MAX! Awards are presented by the Wilmington-Cape Fear Home Builders Association and the Cape Fear New Home Sales & Marketing Council. The competition honors marketing achievements and excellence in the new homes industry and recognizes the outstanding performance of WCFHBA members throughout the region for their accomplishments in new homes advertising and sales for the previous year.

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More than 150 guests watched as 80 awards were presented in 40 different categories. Radio Host Suzanne Jalot of Sunny 103.7 served as emcee for the evening. D.R. Horton was the night’s big winner with a $2,500 StarNews advertising certificate.

Alpha Mortgage Corporation was this year’s Center Stage Sponsor. Other MAX! partners were StarNews, Fonville Morissey Barefoot, Markraft Cabinets, Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage, Southeastern Insurance, Builders Mutual and BB&T now Truist.

WCFHBA is a trade association that provides services to more than 9,500 individual members to enhance their success and stability. As the largest trade association in eastern North Carolina and sixth largest HBA in the nation, the association serves as the voice of the building and development industries and strives to advance professionalism and promote community involvement.

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2021 MAX! Awards Winners

MAX! Award Advertising & Promotions Categories:
Best Print Ad, Company Alpha Mortgage Corporation
Best Print Ad, New Home Sales Trusst Marketing Group
Best Direct Marketing Piece, New Home Sales Logan Homes
Best Logo Design, New Home Sales Stevens Fine Homes
Best Ad Campaign, New Home Sales Trusst Marketing Group
Best TV Commercial, Company Alpha Mortgage Corporation
Best Radio Commercial, New Home Sales Stevens Fine Homes
Best Outdoor Advertising, New Home Sales Stevens Fine Homes
Best Website, Company Robuck Homes
Best Website, New Home Sales Bill Clark Homes & Legacy Homes by Bill Clark
Best Video Marketing, Company Alpha Mortgage Corporation
Best Video Marketing, New Home Sales Logan Homes
Best Social Media Campaign, Company Alpha Mortgage Corporation
Best Social Media Campaign, New Home Sales Stevens Fine Homes
Best Newsletter, New Home Sales Logan Homes
Best Trade Show Booth, New Home Sales Logan Homes
Best Showroom or Design Center, New Home Sales Logan Homes
Best New Homes Brochure Logan Homes
Best Marketing During a Pandemic, New Home Sales Logan Homes
Best Marketing During a Pandemic, Company Alpha Mortgage Corporation

MAX! Award Product Categories:
Best Attached Sales Model Trusst Marketing Group
Best Detached Sales Model Trusst Marketing Group
Best Clubhouse/Amenities Center Logan Homes
Best Interior Design Legacy Homes by Bill Clark

MAX! Award Individual Achievements:
Rookie Salesperson of the Year Deanna Hull, D.R. Horton
Salesperson of the Year Ahmad Noura, D.R. Horton
Sales Team of the Year Trusst Marketing Group
Sales Manager of the Year Rachael Higdon, D.R. Horton
Online Sales Specialist of the Year Karen Evans, D.R. Horton
Young Professional of the Year Carley Haberl, Destination Realty
Lender of the Year Patrick Stoy, MC Mortgage Group
Warranty Professional of the Year Wynn “Buzz” Buzzell, Stevens Fine Homes
Construction Superintendent of the Year Scott Myers, Stevens Fine Homes
Construction Manager of the Year Derek Woolard, Stevens Fine Homes
Design Center Consultant of the Year Amanda Tutino, Stevens Fine Homes
Interior Design/Staging Professional of the Year Courtney Salyer, Bill Clark Homes & Legacy Homes by Bill Clark
Marketing Professional of the Year, New Home Sales Julie Andrews, Logan Homes
Community Service Recognition D.R. Horton

Million Dollar Circle: Recognizing Sales of New Homes as set forth from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)

AWARD SALESPERSON NEW HOMES SOLD
Bronze Award McLain Stratas $1.1 Million
Silver Award Lisa Trusler $2 Million
Silver Award Pat Palumbo $2.4 Million
Silver Award Deanna Hooker $2.8 Million
Silver Award Marilyn Darrough $3.4 Million
Silver Award Debbie Williams $3.4 Million
Silver Award Joseph Maza $4.6 Million
Gold Award Sandy Masaitis $5.4 Million
Gold Award Tracy Maurer $5.5 Million
Gold Award Kelly Patella $6.2 Million
Gold Award Rob Dove $6.4 Million
Gold Award Whit Beebe $7.3 Million
Gold Award David Hartzler $7.6 Million
Gold Award Kathie Yllanes $8.4 Million
Gold Award Lauren McBride $8.4 Million
Gold Award Andrew Urban $8.8 Million
Platinum Award Leslie McCotry $10 Million
Platinum Award Aaron Dickey $10.7 Million
Platinum Award Hope Haarer $11 Million
Platinum Award Randall Pigford $11.1 Million
Platinum Award Kathy Mottolo $11.2 Million
Platinum Award Pam Poindexter $12 Million
Platinum Award Brad Norris $12.2 Million
Platinum Award Deanna Hull $13.3 Million
Platinum Award Grae Simmons $13.3 Million
Platinum Award Lori Markham $13.5 Million
Platinum Award John McNair $13.6 Million
Platinum Award Eric Lank $13.7 Million
Platinum Award Courtney Schmitter $15.7 Million
Platinum Award Kathleen Postel $16 Million
Platinum Award Amber Dunn $16.6 Million
Platinum Award Ginger Jenkins $18 Million
Platinum Award Ahmad Noura $21.9 Million
Platinum Award Kelsey Pleasant $22.2 Million
Platinum Award Debbie Dorset $27.4 Million
Platinum Award Lucas Wright $27.6 Million
Platinum Award for Sales Managers Cristina Hobbs $21.4 Million
Platinum Award for Sales Managers Jenna Parker $71.4 Million
Platinum Award for Sales Managers Trusst Marketing Group $86.1 Million
Platinum Award for Sales Managers Blake Frazier $112 Million
Platinum Award for Sales Managers Rachael Higdon $167.1 Million
Platinum Award for Sales Managers Robin Campbell $171 Million

The Red Wagon Award, sponsored by Fonville Morissey Barefoot and presented in partnership with StarNews Media, went to D.R. Horton in recognition of the company taking home the highest number of MAX!

Awards, including Advertising & Promotion, Product, Individual Achievement and Million Dollar Circle Award Categories.

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