Whirlpool Director Named NCHI Member of Distinction
In recognition of his continuing service and outstanding contributions to the National Council of the Housing Industry — the Supplier 100 of NAHB, Omer “Butch” Gaudette, director of trade relations for the Whirlpool Corporation, has been named a Member of Distinction of NCHI.
The award, which is made during the International Builders’ Show at the discretion of the vice chairs and staff vice president of NCHI and the award’s previous winners, has only been presented four times during the council’s 40-year history.
The award noted that Gaudette’s work has been “a unique illustration of the NCHI philosophy of working with the NAHB community to fulfill the American Dream of safe and affordable housing for all the nation’s citizens.”
Over the past 18 years, Gaudette has held various positions in Whirlpool’s Contract Sales and Marketing Department.