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CEO Build 2023

At a time when a home has never been more critical, Habitat Charlotte Region's annual CEO Build continues to champion affordable workforce housing and improve the health of our businesses and our community. Join us to create opportunities for economic mobility and generational wealth creation right here at home.

Habitat Charlotte Region’s CEO Build is an occasion for C-level executives to get their hands dirty and serve the needs of our community. In addition to providing a unique networking opportunity, the CEO Build provides high corporate visibility, media recognition, and concrete opportunities to engage employees in building stronger families.


  • Spring exclusive CEO build day (April 20, 2023): half work day, ending with a lunch celebration
  • Spring/Summer volunteer opportunities for each participating CEO’s company on a Habitat Charlotte Region project

A Unique Opportunity

  • Receive media recognition for your leadership and investment in the community
  • Access exclusive cross-industry networking opportunities
  • Strengthen corporate relationships outside of the workplace
  • Encourage a corporate environment of giving
  • Impact the growing CEO Build, a program with a statewide and national vision of expansion
  • Offer a hand up to hardworking local families

Our CEO Build Co-Chairs

Laura Belcher CEO Habitat Charlotte Region

Brian Natwick Chairman & CEO Crescent Communities

CEO Build Participants

Kandi Deitemeyer – Central Piedmont Community College
Mark Duncan – Duncan Parnell
Ben Goebel – Gresham Smith
Clay Grubb – Grubb
Marcus Rabun – Myers & Chapman
Peter Pappas – Pappas Properties
Sharon Sullivan – Renewal by Andersen
Yolanda Johnson – SBJ Enterprises
Jennifer Appleby – Wray Ward

ceo build interest form

Your Name(Required)
Preferred Email(Required)
Preferred Mailing Address(Required)

Habitat for Humanity of the Charlotte Region service area

House Size Policy

Household SizeBedrooms
Single adult or couple with no children2
Single adult or couple with 1 child3
Single adult or couple with 2 children3
Single adult or couple with 3 children 4
Single adult or couple with 4 children*4
Single adult or couple with 5 or more children5
Single adult or couple with 4 children where age (13 or over), age difference (4 yrs or more apart), or gender doesn't allow sharing5

House sizes for households with multiple adults or adults who are not married will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

* Children of the same gender who are under 13-years-old and fewer than 4 years apart in age could be required to share a room.