Abe J. Degnan of Degnan Design Builders Inc. in DeForest, Wisconsin recently earned the Certified Graduate Builder (CGB) designation, identifying him as one of the top 2000 professional builders nationwide.
Administered by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) University of Housing, the CGB program is sponsored locally by the Madison Area Builders Association (MABA) through the Wisconsin Builders Assocation (WBA) CGBs earn the building industry’s premier professional designation by successfully completing an intensive series of testing and six-hour courses. The CGB curriculum incorporates training by leading building industry practitioners and academics on a range of topics, including business management, emerging technologies and market trends. After earning CGB credentials, program graduates are required to maintain their designation through completion of additional coursework annually.Degnan notes, “As a professional builder and Remodelor, knowledge and training is what separates me from others in the industry. In fact, the training that I receive through the Builder’s Association is one of the greatest benefits of membership. There are many builders to choose from, but only a select few who are committed to serving their clients through professional education. I am proud to provide that level of service and commitment to my clients.”Degnan Design Builders Inc., based in DeForest for over 20 years, is owned by the father and son team of Robert A. Degnan and Abe J. Degnan. They focus on efficiency and quality as well as craftsmanship and professional customer service in remodeling and new homes. Degnan Design Builders Inc. is an Energy Star builder delivering durable homes with excellent indoor air quality. Abe J. Degnan is a graduate of Waunakee High School and the School of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Abe J. Degnan has also earned his Certified Graduate Remodelor™ (CGR) and Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) designation through the NAHB. Abe J. Degnan currently serves as the Education Chair of the Wisconsin Builders Association (WBA) Remodelors ™ Council (RC).