Christopherson to speak to industry leaders about rebuilding after disasters
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Santa Rosa, CA, June 20, 2018 – Brenda Christopherson, Managing Partner of Christopherson Builders, will be part of a prestigious panel at the 59th annual Pacific Coast Builders Conference (PCBC) at the Sheraton Palace Hotel in San Francisco, Calif. on June 27 & 28, 2018.
Christopherson’s topic, “Dealing with Disaster: Rebuilding after the North Bay Wildfires” will be presented on June 28 from 10 am – 11 am during PCBC’s “The Re-Think” conference. Christopherson will be joined by other industry experts for the discussion including David Guhin, Director of Planning and Economic Development, City of Santa Rosa, Lance Williams, President & CEO, Williams Homes, Inc., Ron Nestor, Senior Principal, WHA, Inc., and Tyson Cline, AIA, Principal, RNT Architects.
Dedicated to advancing the art, science and business of housing, PCBC is the largest homebuilding and design trade show on the west coast and is an annual business exchange gathering of industry professionals with industry-leading education, products, and networking.
“I am honored to be asked to represent the Sonoma County building community and return to speak once again at PCBC,” said Brenda Christopherson, Managing Partner of Christopherson Builders. “What we are doing is unprecedented in scale and so important. It’s critical we share what we are learning with others in our industry.”
Christopherson’s panel will discuss and share learnings with peers at the conference about the fire, which in the middle of the night, without warning took 5% of the homes in Sonoma County, and efforts to rebuild in an area with nearly zero vacancies and extremely high land and development costs.
About Christopherson Builders
Keith and Brenda Christopherson, co-owners of Christopherson Builders, have been building successful communities in Northern California for more than 35 years. With more than 6,500 new homes and 63 communities to date, they have a proven track record of award-winning development and residential building. Their rebuilding team including architects, engineers, lenders and the building trades, are ready to assist with rebuilding, selling and purchasing homes and lots. They are located in Santa Rosa, CA. www.ChristophersonBuilders.com
About Brenda Christopherson
Brenda started in the real estate/construction/home building Industry in the early 1980s and is currently the co-founder and managing partner of the newly formed Christopherson Builders as well as president of Christopherson Properties, both located in Santa Rosa, CA.
Currently, the main focus of these companies is assisting the survivors of the October 2017 wildfires. Christopherson Homes had built many of the homes which were lost and those homeowners sought out Brenda and husband Keith to assist them with their rebuild efforts. Once the Christopherson name was associated with these efforts, homeowners from many of the affected communities have reached out for assistance. Many of the award winning Christopherson Homes team also reached out to help recreate the Christopherson Brand and to assist Brenda and Keith with their efforts in rebuilding of the community.
Previously, Brenda was of co-founder of Christopherson Homes, Christopherson Realty and Artisan Signature Properties. All of her companies have been industry leaders in purchasing raw land, developing, designing, marketing and selling residential real estate for more than 35 years in eight counties in Northern California amounting to more than 60 communities.
Recognized as a highly respected private builder, leader, innovator and visionary, Brenda was the recipient of the first Lifetime Achievement for Marketing Excellence for Northern California Home Builders Association. Brenda and the entire Christopherson team have been the recipient of hundreds of awards including Communities of the Year, Marketing Team of the Year, Gold Nugget and JD Powers for Customer Satisfaction to name a few. She has always been an approachable mentor to women in the industry and received the inaugural North Bay Women in Business award. Brenda and her husband Keith were honored in 2006 with induction into the California Homebuilders Hall of Fame. They were the first husband and wife team to be so honored with this award, and Brenda was only the second female builder to receive this honor in more than 26 years.