by Judie Docs, Executive Officer, North Coast BIA, CSP, MCSP, CGP, CMP, MIRM

The North Coast Building Industry Association (NCBIA) installed its newly-elected 2018 president, officers and directors at their Annual Installation Ceremony Saturday, January 27th at Tom’s Country Place in Avon.

Jeff Hensley was installed as 2018 President having served in that position before in 2007-2008.  Other 2018 officers are: Associate Vice President – Liz Schneider, Dollar Bank; Treasurer – Steve Fleming, Shamrock Development; Secretary – Jeremy Vorndran, 84 Lumber Company; and Immediate Past President – Chris Majzun Jr., Majzun Construction.

Members of the 2018 Board of Directors are: Ashley Caruso-Noe, Caruso’s Cabinets; Mark F. Craig, Mark F. Craig, Esq.; Sara Majzun-Garwood, BCT Alarm Services, Inc.; Keith Martin, MBD Homes; Timothy McLaughlin, Wells Fargo Advisors; Michelle Nowlin, First Federal Savings of Lorain; Tyler Yost, Dale Yost Construction; Jack Kousma, Kousma Insulation; Tim King, K Hovnanian Homes; Linda LaFleur, RE/MAX Crossroads; and John Toth, Floor Coverings International.

Life Directors are Tom Caruso, Caruso’s Cabinets; Mary H. Felton, Fidelity National Title; Tom Lahetta, Tom Lahetta Builders Inc.; Chris Majzun Sr., Majzun Construction Co.; Chris S. Majzun Jr., Majzun Construction Co.; Randy Strauss, Strauss Construction; Bob Yost, Dale Yost Construction; Jeff Hensley, Lake Star Building and Remodeling; and Jeremy Vorndran, 84 Lumber.

The NCBIA is very pleased to again have Jeff Hensley leading the association in 2018.  Jeff served our association well as President in 2007 & 2008 and has again stepped up to help our association move forward. This continues to be a time of growth for our industry and I’m sure that under his direction, and with the support of our Board of Directors, our Association will further its mission of serving the community and our members in Erie, Huron and Lorain Counties.


The North Coast BIA is a not-for-profit trade association representing members involved in home building, remodeling, multifamily construction, subcontracting, design, craftsmen, finance, building product manufacturing and other aspects of residential and light commercial construction . . . anything needed to build, remodel or repairing a home or business.  Together, we build communities.

For our membership directory and consumer guide visit or call 440-934-1090.  Like us or better yet share us on Facebook!


Save the Date!!!!!

Home & Remodeling Show

Saturday, February 17, 2018 – 10:00 a.m. –  6:00 p.m. 

Emerald Events Center, 33040 Just Imagine Drive, Avon

See exhibits and displays featuring new home builders, remodelers, banking, mortgage lending, windows, doors, roofing, siding, painting, flooring, landscaping, cabinets, countertops and much more!

Visit our website – for a list of our members, as well as our new For Consumer section and job posting (under the About Us tab) and be sure to visit our Virtual Parade of Homes.  Or, give us a call Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at 440-934-1090.

We are your local not-for-profit trade association representing member companies involved in all aspects of home building, remodeling, and other aspects of residential and light commercial construction.   Like us on Facebook – – or better yet share us.

Homeownership is truly a cornerstone of the American way of life.  North Coast Building Industry – Come Build with Us!