Who We Are

Mission Statement

To build and contribute to projects that facilitate charitable outreach on behalf of San Diego’s building industry.

What We Do

The Building Industry of San Diego believes in giving back to the community it serves. In 1990, BIA established this 501(c)3, charitable organization to help build a better future for those in need. BIA Cares has donated more than $2.3 million to charitable projects and programs in San Diego County.

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2021 Board of Directors

Jessica Nishiura (President)Hunsaker & Associates
Veronica Martinez (Vice President)HG Fenton
Ryan Swenson (Secretary/Treasurer)Simpson Strong-Tie
Kellie Coon (Assistant Treasurer)BIA
Liz Belloso Lennar
Trish Edmondson (Past President)Cornerstone Communities
Mark EllisPetra Geosciences, Inc.
Mark HartleyShea Homes
John HowardHoward Associates
Ryan MartinHunsaker & Associates
Aaron ParkerSB&O, Inc.
Philip SzymanskiArchitects Orange

Life Directors

Karen AmelioWhirlpool Corp.
Lora Heramb
Eric JonesUrban Real Estate Services
Pete ReebClarity Real Estate
Laura WilsonWilson Consulting

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