CDBIA P.A.L.M. Award Recipients

P.A.L.M. Award

P.A.L.M is an acronym that stands for Professionals Actively Leading and Mentoring.

The Charlotte-Desoto Building Industry Association (CDBIA) has stepped forward to help with training the future workforce of the construction industry and Charlotte and Desoto in a cooperative effort by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), Florida Home Builders Association (FHBA), Future Builders of America (FBA) and others to raise funds to support FBA programs.

The P.A.L.M. Award recognizes a member who has stepped up to help the future of the building industry.


P.A.L.M Award Recipient

Rick Kipper

The P.A.L.M Award was presented to Rick Kipper, Chenango Building Supply. Our Gene Extejt Golf Tournament was in need of a new chair and Rick stepped up, helping raise enough money to present up to 18 Tools of thee Trade Scholarships!

Congratulations, Rick!



Past Recipients of the CDBIA P.A.L.M Award

Year         Member
2021 Debbie Smith
2020 Blair McVety
2019 Rick Ilmberger
2018 Joe Jones & Jim Brown
2017 Penny McIlwain
2016 Suzanne Graham
2015 Beth Cantin-Brown
2014 Chuck Torres
2013 Don Cantin