Hot Topics: The Housing Crisis from the Homebuilders’ Perspective, November 9

Date: November 09, 2018

Time: 11:30 am

Join the Petoskey Chamber at their next Hot Topics for a deeper look into the housing crisis facing northern Michigan with special speaker, Bob Filka, CEO of the Homebuilders Association of Michigan.

Bob is a  Muskegon native and Hope College graduate, Bob has served as CEO of the Home Builders Association of Michigan since 2006.  Filka has more than 30 years of government and policy experience in both Washington, D.C. and Lansing.  Early in his career, he was a legislative aide to the late Grand Rapids-area Congressman Paul Henry.  Upon returning to Michigan, he served as a policy advisor to Governor John Engler.  He was appointed by Engler as President of the Michigan Strategic Fund and became part of the original executive leadership group that created the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC).  Prior to joining HBA Michigan, he served as Chief Operating Officer of the Michigan Broadband Development Authority.  Bob is active in numerous organizations and has served stints as Chair of the Habitat for Humanity of Michigan Board of Directors and the Michigan Virtual University among others.

The cost to attend is $20 per person and includes lunch.


Stafford’s Perry Hotel – Reycraft Room
100 Lewis St.
Petoskey, MI 49770




Social media & sharing icons powered by UltimatelySocial