Central Washington Home Builders Association

Appoints M. Lindsay Brown as New Executive Officer


Yakima, WA – May 16, 2022 – Central Washington Home Builders Association (CWHBA) officially announced today that M. Lindsay Brown was appointed the new Executive Officer. An experienced business professional serving as acting director in the interim, Brown’s responsibilities will begin immediately.


Brown’s 14 years of career experience in various non-profit organizations gives her a perspective and knowledge to make her well-poised for leading the Association. Since March 2020, Brown’s commitment to the home building industry throughout Central Washington has been noteworthy. Her contributions to the organization have helped develop consistent and robust communication, new and meaningful program offerings, and a positive membership culture. 


“It was immediately clear that Lindsay was the right fit,” said Tim Lovelass, president of CWHBA. “We’ve seen her commendable contributions to the association thus far, and we know she will lead us into a new era.”


While at CWHBA, Brown created and facilitated a brand-new industry sponsorship program, hosted innovative events throughout the pandemic, and enhanced brand awareness and recognition throughout the association service regions. Recently, the Association received awards from the National Association of Home Builders’ Association of Excellence Awards, including the 2021 Tour of Homes (Best Parade or Tour of Homes) and the Fall Edition of HOME Resources Buyers Guide magazine (Best Publication), both projects led by Brown. 


“We believe she will continue influencing and growing the association’s momentum,” said Lovelass. “Her ambition, professionalism, and commitment to excellence will translate across service pillars of CWHBA, and we are excited to have her leading these efforts.”


Brown earned a Master of Arts in Organizational Management in 2011 and a second Master of Arts degree in Communication, finishing in 2018. Her professional experience and proven success have given her strategies and framework to increase efficiency and effectiveness. She will be a great asset to the CWHBA membership, and we welcome her warmly.  


CONTACT: M. Lindsay Brown 

           Executive Officer 

           Central Washington Home Builders Association



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