Jon Luther is Executive Vice President of the Home Builders Association of Greater New Orleans (HBAGNO). In this podcast, Jon describes the origins of the Association, both locally and nationally. According to John, “The HBAGNO was founded in 1941." He explains how WWII played a large role in the need for home builders associations throughout the country. In this interview, Jon notes that the Association not only benefits its members, but also helps members of the community: “We have become so much more of a community oriented organization.” The HBAGNO will celebrate its 75th anniversary on November 21, 2015. To purchase tickets, visit



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