Don Esposito, Vice President of Land Acquisition and Development at Veridian Homes located in Madison, WI was sworn in as the Wisconsin Builders Association® (WBA) president for 2011-12 during the Wisconsin Builders Conference February 10-12, 2011 held at the Chula Vista Resort, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Builders Association® is an organization of more than 6,000 members committed to preserving and promoting the American dream of home ownership by working for quality, safe and affordable housing in Wisconsin. Esposito will lead the members of 25 local home builder associations representing 67 of Wisconsin’s 72 counties.
Esposito’s responsibilities at Veridian Homes include land acquisition, entitlements and development. He has filled executive positions with other single-family and multi-family builders around the country since1980. He holds an undergraduate degree in civil engineering from Brown University and a MBA from Stanford University.
Esposito has been involved in the Madison Area Builders Association (MABA), serving as President, Treasurer, Secretary, on the Board of Directors, Executive Committee and has chaired multiple committees. He was chosen as the MABA Builder of the Year in 2006. Don has been involved on the state level with the Wisconsin Builders Association as a Director, Treasurer, Secretary and has chaired committees and councils. He was awarded the WBA Rising Star Award in 2007. On the national level Don is a member of a Land Development 20 Club, is a Life-time Spike and is a National Association of Home Builders Research Center Certified Builder.
“It is truly an honor to be serving the members of WBA in the capacity of President. My goal for the next year is to focus on uniting our members and locals as one voice to move our industry forward” said Esposito. “Home building in Wisconsin is a key driver of Wisconsin’s economy, generating thousands of jobs and millions of dollars in state and local taxes. Our members will continue to fight for pro-housing legislation that benefits all of Wisconsin and its residents.”