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SAVE THE DATE - David Weekley: Ben Williams Distinguished Speakers Series

Nov. 7, 2003

Mark your calendar. David Weekley, founder of David Weekley Homes, will speak January 27, 2004 as part of the Ben Williams Distinguished Speakers Series. It will be a luncheon event on the 5th floor of the Cashion Academic Center.

David Weekley founded David Weekley Homes in 1976 at the age of 23, and now serves as the chairman of the second-largest, privately owned homebuilder in America.

David Weekley Homes was the first homebuilder in history to win the "Triple Crown of American Homebuilding," which incorporates the following three awards:

  • Professional Builder "National Builder of the Year"

  • Professional Builder "The National Housing Quality Award"

  • Builder "America's Best Builder"

In 1999, Builder awarded Weekley the "Hearthstone Builder Lifetime Public Service Award." In 1998 and 1986 he was named "Builder of the Year" by the Greater Houston Builders Association (GHBA).

Currently, Weekley serves on the board of directors for St. Luke's Episcopal Health Charities. Additionally, he serves on the board of trustees of The Kinkaid School, as well as the executive committee of the Sam Houston Area Council of Boy Scouts of America. He has served as chairman of the Steering Committee of the Metro Houston Young Life and chairman of the Sam Houston Area Council of Boy Scouts of America, president of the GHBA and the Young Presidents Organization and executive board member of Houston's Star of Hope.

He has recently authored a book on home buying , How to Buy a Home Without Getting Hammered. Weekley holds degrees in economics and geology from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas.

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