Habitat for Humanity of Broward Appoints New Board Member

FORT LAUDERDALE (August 17, 2023) – Habitat for Humanity of Broward has appointed John Scherer to its Board of Directors.

“John’s track record of success in scaling Gulf Building and his extensive background in the construction industry make him a perfect fit to help lead Habitat Broward’s board,” said Nancy Robin, Habitat Broward CEO & Executive Director. “John’s comprehensive understanding of construction will help us to find new ways to deliver affordable homeownership in Broward County”.

Scherer is the President & CEO of Gulf Building and brings to the Board nearly 25 years of experience building throughout South Florida. His responsibilities include complete oversight of all operations including pre-construction and construction phase activities, marketing, and maintaining owner/client relationships. John attributes his success and longevity in the industry to listening to clients, delivering on promises, developing long-standing relationships, and giving back to the community.
Gulf Building is consistently recognized by The South Florida Business Journal as one of the 50 fastest-growing companies with revenues over $25 million, one of the region’s 25 largest general contractors, and one of the 100 largest private companies.
Scherer is a member of numerous community and professional organizations and is a Board Member of the YMCA of South Florida. He previously served on the Associated Builders and Contractors board and was a Florida Board of Construction Commissioner from 2009 to 2012. He earned a bachelor’s degree of science in building construction from the University of Florida and a law degree from Nova Southeastern University.

About Habitat for Humanity of Broward

Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity of Broward brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. Habitat Broward offers a “hand up” not a “hand out” to families who are unable to qualify for conventional home financing but are willing to work hard to improve their family’s lives and achieve the economic empowerment of homeownership. For more information about Habitat for Humanity of Broward please call (954) 396-3030 or visit habitatbroward.org or check us out on Facebook at www.facebook.com/HabitatBroward.

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