Wausau Area Builders

About the Wausau Area Builders Association

Professionals Supporting the Building Industry

Our members include anyone in the building industry or wanting to do business with these companies including: Builders, Developers, Suppliers, Utilities, Architects, Lenders, Electricians, Insurance Agencies, Landscapers, Kitchen Cabinets...

The Wausau Area Builders Association chartered in 1967 and affiliated with the Wisconsin Builders Association and National Association of Home Builders, is a professional non-profit trade association. Serving the community, we represent the interests and concerns of the customer, building trades, industry suppliers, and all facets of the building industry.

The primary goal of our association is to provide quality, affordable housing through community and government involvement, while promoting high standards of professionalism.

Your membership payment includes dues paid to the Wisconsin Builders Association (WBA) and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). Together we represent and provide benefits to your business interests at local, state and national levels.

Industry Information

Access local, state and national issues, statistics and trends not readily available to non-members:

  • Rules & Regulations
  • Environment
  • Lobbying
  • Statistics
  • Industry Trends
  • Consumer Trends
  • National Information
  • Sample contracts
  • Spec sheets
  • Change orders, etc.

Information is available through our monthly meeting speakers, local, state, and national publications and through the member-discounted www.builderbooks.com

Expanding Your Business

WABA has resources to develop and promote activities that affect your bottom line.

Exposure to the public:

  • Parade of Homes
  • Home Show
  • Event Sponsorship
  • Advertising in publications associated with our events
  • Special publications

Exposure to the Other Members

  • Newsletter Advertising
  • Volunteering for special projects
  • Listing in our membership directory
  • Volunteering for a committee
  • Meeting & special event sponsorships

Networking

Meet and learn from others in the industry through:

  • Membership meetings
  • WABA special events
  • Annual golf outing
  • Volunteering for special events and committees
  • Convention and trade shows

Credibility

Consumers call the Builders Association looking for reputable contractors. Our motto is, "Do business with a member." We give thousands of our membership directories to the public every year.

We strive to promote a positive image of the building industry through community service projects and scholarships to area students studying in building-related programs.

Much More

Health Insurance: Wisconsin Builders Association worked with The Insurance Center to be able to offer group health insurance plans to its membership. Contact WBA or WABA for more information.

A Powerful Voice: Our large membership numbers give us strong voice in local, state and national legislation that affect the cost of housing and your balance sheet.

Want to Try Before You Buy? No Problem!

Join is at our next Membership Meeting for free! We are sure you will like who you meet and what you see. The meetings are the third Thursday of every month (except July and August). Just contact WABA and let us know you are coming. 715-842-9510

  • Annual Parade of Homes
  • Annual Home Show
  • Scholarships to Northcentral Technical College Students
  • Involvement in Habitat for Humanity
  • Local High School Support
  • And many other projects completed

Community Commitment

2017 Associate Of The Year Award Winner

Associate Of The Year

Shelly Talley-Nelsen

Associated Bank

2017 Builder Of The Year Award Winner

Builder Of The Year

Cory Sillars

Dan Sillars General Contractor Inc.
  • Bob Borneman
  • Jerry Jarosz
  • Richard Jensen
  • Erv Kruesel
  • Dan Sillars
  • Frank Walters
  • Jim Woller
  • John Bauer
  • Ken Bauer
  • Marge Bohlman
  • Andy Clark
  • Jerry Draxler
  • Gary Fenhaus
  • Robert Haas
  • Marten Henning
  • Ervin Huckbody
  • Dave Kautza
  • Jay Kleiber
  • Al Klos
  • Rimmer Koerten
  • Doug Knight
  • Jim Kraimer
  • Shirley Kruesel
  • Roger Lutzschaeger
  • Bob Marcell
  • Gary Porath
  • Gary Rusch
  • Gerry Schepp
  • Bob Sundell
  • Arnold Taschler
  • Larry Voigt
  • Daryll Wagner
  • Dean Wagner
  • Richard Wanta
  • Keith Wellner
  • Rod Werner
  • Darwin Zuelsdorff