On Friday, October 12th at the annual Celebration of Excellence the HBASC awarded Lawrence Langdale, Vice President of Chicora Development and General Manager of Brook Construction and Kim O’Quinn, V.P. of Marketing, Mungo Homes, with the Thomas N. Bagnal Builder member of the Year and Frank Clark Associate of the Year awards, two of the most prestigious HBASC awards. Both awards are given to individuals who demonstrate the same qualities as the awards namesakes, Thomas N. Bagnal and Frank Clark. These qualities include: tireless service to their community, Home Builders Association (HBA) and to the home building industry.
Lawrence Langdale was honored for his tireless dedication to the home building industry and the HBA. Mr. Langdale has been a member of the Horry Georgetown HBA for more than 20 years and is recognized as one of its most active members. Lawrence has been building homes since 1981 and has continued to successfully apply his trade since. Mr. Langdale has served on the Boards of both the Horry Georgetown HBA and the HBASC.
According to many of his peers, Lawrence Langdale is a highly regarded home builder and member of his community. Rose Anne O’Reilly, Executive Director of the Horry Georgetown HBA calls him, “an asset to the entire industry and his community. Lawrence exemplifies the title “Thomas N. Bagnal Builder Member of the Year” for his efforts as a builder, member of our association, community volunteer and friend.”
Kim O’Quinn has been an ardent supporter and defender of the home building industry and a member of the BIA of Central S.C. for almost 15 years. She serves on multiple committees and on her local Board. Kim has also been an active leader in her community and established the “Live Big” group to raise funds to establish the Jon Ryall Scholarship. Kim’s fervent support of the home building industry and the HBA is evident in her actions and support.
According to Earl McLeod, Executive Director of the Building Industry Association of Central S.C., “I believe that Kim begins each day with the goal to work toward the benefit of our community, industry and association and she purposely strives toward that goal every day.” Kim has consistently served our association, and has become a valuable member of our association’s leadership team.”
The HBASC commends both members on their commitment to the home building industry and to their community.