About Us

The MCBIA is a trade association chartered through its membership with the Florida Home Builders Association (FHBA); and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). We serve a broad range of construction industry professionals in Marion County, Florida.


The founding principle of the MCBIA and of its membership is that American home ownership can and should be within reach of every American; that American homes should be well designed, well constructed, and well located in attractive communities with educational, recreational, religious, and shopping facilities accessible to all; and that American homes should be built under the American free enterprise system. The MCBIA also advocates and supports public and private initiatives that assures for a strengthening the economic prosperity for our community, our state, and our nation. Our goals are to:

  • Monitor and take a proactive role in governmental and regulatory activities to allow for sustainable and affordable growth
  • Provide continuing education that enhances our members ability to successfully conduct business
  • Create opportunities to exchange ideas
  • Support initiatives that benefit our community

Our Association consists of a diverse membership. From residential to commercial builders, developers, and re-modelers, to subcontractors who provide a construction service or product, to service the construction industry. Our associate members are broad based companies that specialize in wide range of services including remodeling of kitchens and baths, financial (home financing) institutions, accounting and real estate law practices, real estate companies, land surveyors, and title companies, and the list goes on. Our leadership team is elected by the membership and work together to carry out the mission and goals of the MCBIA. The Executive Committee provides daily support in the overall management of association business. The Board of Directors directs and guides policy and provides financial and overall strategic planning of the MCBIA.


PresidentBill Slavich
Builder V.P.Jeremiah Bennett
Associate V.P.Jackie Suarez
SecretaryScott Zellak
TreasurerJayme Zublick
DirectorJohn Thorman
DirectorJerry Guerra
DirectorDavid Tillman
DirectorRon Gaylord
DirectorKeith Poole
DirectorScott McQueen
DirectorKeith Fritch
DirectorRon Lieberman
DirectorMike Monroe
Past PresidentDeb Klugger
DirectorRissette Looney
DirectorScott Olschewske
DirectorRayna Spellman

For further information contact Sue Slavich, Executive Officer or call the MCBIA offices at (352) 694-4133

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