Montelongo steps in early as TAB president

Rick Montelongo

Rick Montelongo of the San Antonio-based Montelongo Homes and Remodeling, has been asked to begin his term early as president of the Texas Association of Builders. Currently TAB’s vice president, Montelongo was already slated to be president for 2009, but will step into the role early due to the June 6 resignation of current TAB President Andy Hutchison.
 
“I am more than glad to step up to serve during a very critical time in the housing market. Housing for Texans is a key issue when it comes to the Texas economy,” says Montelongo.
 
Montelongo began his service to the Texas Association of Builders in 2003, serving on the Board of Directors until 2006. He was a member of the Executive Committee from 2005 to 2006, elected vice president/secretary in 2007 and vice president in 2008. In addition, Montelongo served on several councils and committees for the Texas Association.
 
Montelongo has also had an active career on the local level where he served the Greater San Antonio Builders Association as president in 2006, vice president in 2005 and secretary/treasurer in 2004. Montelongo continues to serve the building industry with his involvement in the National Association of Home Builders, where he has served as a member of the Board of Directors since 2004 and is on the International Affairs Committee. Montelongo has also served on the Board of Directors of the Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, North San Antonio Chamber of Commerce and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
 
Rick Montelongo began his career in the construction industry in 1975 with Montelongo Lumber Company and in 1993 he formed Montelongo Homes and Remodeling, where he has served as president and CEO for the past 15 years. The Texas Association of Builders also appointed area builder Granger Mac Donald of G.G Mac Donald, Inc. to serve as vice president/secretary for the remainder of the 2008 term. Mac Donald is a member of the Greater San Antonio Builders Association and The Hill Country Builders Association.

Granger Mac Donald