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Building Industry Association names new board member, Alexa Lee of GRO
Building Industry Association of Clark County (BIA) is pleased to welcome Alexa Lee of GRO to its roster of 2023 board members. BIA’s board of directors is responsible for setting the agenda and priorities for the association’s 750 member businesses which aligns with Lee’s trajectory as a business leader.
Lee brings seven years of construction industry expertise to her board role as well as an exhaustive slate of philanthropic and community service contributions. She has supported and partnered with Home with Hero’s, R.I.S.E, Gary Sinise Foundation, Clark County Food Bank, and other organizations that prioritize unity within the community. In addition to her appointment to BIA’s board of directors, Lee was recently promoted to Sales Manager at GRO.
“I have worked alongside BIA board members and staff on various projects over the past several years and I consider it a great honor to serve on BIA’s board,” stated Lee, Sales Manager at GRO. “The priorities we address on the board not only focus on the intricacies of our industry, but also the challenges we face in our community, especially housing affordability.”
GRO, the Vancouver based landscape company is considered among the Pacific Northwest’s top outdoor renovation companies. GRO’s awards and accolades include the eight-time winner of the People’s Choice Award for Landscaping and the seven-time recipient of Vancouver Business Journal Best in Business award. In 2021, BIA recognized the company and awarded it as BIA Subcontractor of the Year.
“We are thrilled to have Alexa Lee join our board. Her leadership and energy have positively impacted GRO and will now inspire our board,” said Caleb Blanton, BIA President and Construction Manager at New Tradition Homes.
BIA’s board has identified housing affordability and workforce development as top priorities in 2023. BIA members and leadership are addressing these priorities throughout Southwest Washington by refining development processes, collaborating to shorten permitting timelines, and lobby for a more effective regulatory environment.
“I look at all the BIA has achieved over the years, and it inspires me,” said Blanton. “We are enthusiastic about taking on the challenges we anticipate in 2023. I invite anyone interested in our industry or the communities we serve to come join us.”