Mike Hickman - Hickman Homes


David Adams - Highland Homes


Brian Waller - Waller Construction, Inc.


Marc Boney - Resmondo Sod

Alice Hunt - Hunt Construction of Central Florida

Dennis Sparks - American Builders Supply

John Wood - John Wood Homes

Cody Bell - Florida Paints & Coatings

Stephanie Catlett - MidFlorida Credit Union

Chelli Antle - Palm Harbor Homes, Plant City

Jessica Johnson - Certisure, Inc.

Misty Varner - Adams Homes of Northwest Florida

Phillip King - Haven Building Products

The Polk County Builders Association Foundation began as a committee in 1995 giving back to the Polk County community through school partnerships and community outreach projects.  In 2004 the board of directors led by then President Brian Waller formed the not for profit Polk County Builders Association Foundation.

The Foundation supported many activities including school field trips, mentorships, classroom speakers and the Future Builders of America Clubs in the high schools.  The Future Builders of America Clubs partnered with Noah’s Ark in 2007 to build a home for handicapped adults, an entire home bottom to top.  The Foundation also has supported the Blueprint and Model Competition, now in its 22nd year, and student scholarships awarding more than $185,000.00 over the years in prizes, grants and scholarships.   You may not know this but the PCBA Foundation created the very FIRST partnership with the Polk County School Board that has since been followed by over 1,000 business including Publix, Watson Clinic, Lakeland Electric….and more during this time.

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2019 FBA Leadership Summit Photo Gallery


Thank you to the PCBA Members Who Sponsored a Student to Attend FBA Camp!

  • Adams Homes

  • American Builders Supply

  • Carter Engineering

  • Combee Insulation

  • Custom Glass and Doors

  • D & D Garage Doors

  • DC Electric of Central Florida, Inc.

  • Duane McQuillen Construction

  • Ernie White Construction

  • Florida Paints

  • Ford Heacock III

  • Glen Broom Agency

  • Haven Building Supplies

  • Hickman Homes

  • Holiday Builders

  • Homes and Land of Polk County

  • House Tile, LLC

  • Hulbert Homes

  • Hunt Construction

  • Kelly Buick GMC

  • Arthur Rutenberg/Kensington Homes

  • Lawrence Plumbing

  • Liberty Septic

  • Manning Building Supplies

  • Marc Boney

  • McDonough Construction

  • M/I Homes

  • Olivera Construction

  • Palm Harbor Homes

  • Robert and Amy Harper

  • Shelter Mortgage

  • Simply Supreme Cleaning Services, Inc.

  • Sunshine Interiors

  • Tapia Construction LLC

  • Thornburg Communications

  • Ward’s Heating & Air Conditioning Inc.

  • White Aluminum & Windows


Did you hear our PSA on the construction academies and FBA Leadership Summit? Tune in to 102.9 WBF and catch it!

Thank you to Tom Thornburg at WBF 102.9 & 1130 for partnering with the PCBA Foundation to spread the word about FBA Leadership Camp and Polk’s High School Construction Academies!

Another thank you to Foundation President, Mike Hickman of Hickman Homes, and Marc Boney for working with Tom to arrange the PSA.


On May 7, 2018, The PCBA Foundation awarded more than $5470 in cash prizes and scholarships to local students pursuing a career in construction through our Annual Blueprint & Model Competition and Scholarship Fund.