Steve Allen of Allenton Custom Homes has won the COHBA’s Caliber Award!
What is the Caliber Award?
Builders and Associates working together – that is the “caliber” or heart and soul that make his Association strong. This strength and the importance of this relationship deserve the special recognition. This award recognizes and provides a symbol of respect to the one Builder who best exemplifies the “Heart of doing business with Associate Members.” It also commends the Builder who utilizes Associate members in the bidding and building process as well as recognizes the importance of his or her business relationship not only with Associates, but the community as well.
Nominations are made by Associate members data is compiled, and then presented to a judging panel.
All Builder and supplier information is removed from the data to keep this as anonymous as possible.
The judges make their decision based on the following criteria:
• Percentage of members vs. non-members that were used on projects submitted.
• Answers to Application Questions that cover how they demonstrate their commitment to COHBA, give back to their community and why doing business with members within
COHBA is important.
• Feedback from the ballot of questions given to supplier/vendors they do business with.
• Participation in Associate Council Events
Steve Allen, owner and Chief Executive Officer of Allenton Custom Homes, has been involved in the building, remodeling and restoration industry for over 20 years. Every year since 2005, his model homes have been recognized with top awards during the Central Oklahoma Parade of Homes. He has also served as Past Chair for the Parade of Homes Committee.
Steve is a former Bethany councilman and is a graduate of Leadership Oklahoma. For several years, Steve has served on the Board of Directors of the Central Oklahoma Homebuilders Association and currently serves as an Executive Officer in the position of Treasurer for the Board of Directors. Steve is on the ladder to become President for the Association in 2014. Besides serving on the Board and Parade committee, Steve has also volunteered time to design, and build our new entry sign for our office and
Event Center, donated generously to the Homebuilders Care Foundation by building one of our Houses of Hope and helps as a big recruiter for our membership drives each year. On the State level, Steve serves on the legislative committee of the Oklahoma State Homebuilders Association and is a BuildPac Gold Key member.
Steve is married and lives in the Oklahoma City area with his wife Megan and four children: Madison, Jacob, Andrew and Sydnee.