Billy Ward started his career back in the early 1980's learning the carpentry trade. He became a first class carpenter and started building his own homes by the mid 1980's. He built his business from the ground up and is now serving at the highest levels of the Residential Building Industry.
He has served as an expert witness on Residential Construction issues.
Accreditations and Affiliations:
Served on FEMA's re-write of their Coastal Construction Manual.
NAHBCertified Graduate Builder (CGB)
NAHBCertified Green Professional (CGP)
Served as Vice Chair on NAHB's Construction Codes and Standards, Research and Technology Committee
Currently serving on ICC'sInternational Residential Code Committee (building committee) for the 2018 code cycle.
Local Homebuilder Association - Past President
Local Homebuilder Association - Hall of Fame recipient
State Homebuilders Association - Past President
State Homebuilders Association - Builder of the Year recipient
His broad background includes everything from all facets of carpentry to an extensive knowledge of building codes. Billy has developed residential subdivisions and is currently developing agated community on the only inhabited island on Louisiana's coast in the Gulf of Mexico. His firm is also involved in industrial construction.
Served as vice chair to the West Baton Rouge Parish Land Plan 2020 Committee
Currently serving as the Chair of the Parish Building Code Board o
Member of St. John The Baptist Catholic Church
Member of LHBA: Non-profit Board of Director La. Disaster Relief Foundation
Served as a Board Member for non-profit group New Beginnings.