IRVINE, CA, Dec. 05, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Building Industry Association of Southern California (BIASC) has announced the nomination of industry trailblazers Michael Battaglia and Leonard Miller to the prestigious California Homebuilding Foundation Hall of Fame. The annual Hall of Fame distinction honors outstanding leaders in the homebuilding industry while supporting the Foundation's investment in scholarships, research, and education.
A fourth-generation homebuilder, Battaglia is currently Southern California Division President for The New Home Company. Throughout his longstanding career, Battaglia has developed more than 1,500 homes throughout Southern California, and is continually revered for his exemplary, team-focused approach to homebuilding. Battaglia has held several significant industry leadership positions, including Chair of the California Building Industry Association and its Government Affairs Committee, Chair of BIASC, Vice-Chair of its Government Affairs Committee and Chair of its PAC.
As CEO of BrightSky Residential, a Build-to-Rent homebuilder, Miller is an innovative leader in enhancing customers' 360-degree experiences – from forging the most forward-thinking new home designs for today's discerning buyers to developing systems that continually elevate customer service and satisfaction. In his former positions at Richmond American Homes and The New Home Company, Miller led his teams to become #1 in the nation for positive buyer experiences, a testament to his skill and dedication. Miller has also held several industry leadership positions, including BIASC Chair, Board President of BIA's Riverside County Chapter, and Board Member of its Orange County Chapter.