HBASE Designation Directory


NAHB Professional Designations

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) offers its members professional designations. The numerous designations are emblems that signify that the member has completed an element of study and puts them a cut above — not just because of what they have learned, but because they have taken the initiative to improve themselves.

Certified Graduate Remodeler (CGR) is an exclusive professional designation designed to emphasize business management skills as the key to a professional remodeling operation.

Graduate Master Remodeler (GMR) is an exclusive professional designation designed to emphasize business management skills as the key to a professional remodeling operation.

Certified Graduate Builder (CGB) offers an overview of key areas in today's home building industry: business management, financial strategies, marketing techniques, construction technologies, and more.

Certified Graduate Associate (CGA) certificate program offers associate members an opportunity to enhance their knowledge of the fundamentals of the home building industry.

Graduate Master Builder (GMB) courses are more advanced, including in-depth instruction geared for experienced building professionals.

Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) emphasizes the technical, business management and customer skills essential to competing in the fastest growing segment of the residential remodeling industry – home modification for the aging-in-place market.

Certified Green Professional (CGP) recognizes builders, remodelers and other industry professionals who incorporate green building principles into homes— without driving up the cost of construction.

NAHB Designation Directory for HBASE Members

  • Jarrod Smart, CGB, CGR, CGP, CAPS, Jarrod Smart Construction

  • Sue Yeigh, CAPS, Showplace Kitchens

  • Craig Houg, CGP, Houg Construction

  • Mark Munsen, CGP, Mitchell Tech

  • Greg Neppl, CGP, Dakota Custom Builders

  • Jennie Patrick, CGP, Sioux Valley Energy

  • Russ Pies, CGP, Builders FirstSource

  • Chad Van Buskirk, CGP, Van Buskirk Companies