2023 MHInsider Advocacy Award Winner Byron Stroud

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    Byron Stroud of Skyline Champion is the winner of MHInsider's Advocacy Award for 2023.

    In Recognition of the Highest Achievements in Manufactured Housing

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    Each of the 2023 MHInsider Industry Award winners will receive our “Crystal Home” award.

    Byron Stroud has a long track record of success in marketing and sales dating back to his time with Whirlpool. Based in Michigan, Stroud has worked with Champion Homes, and what became Skyline Champion Corporation, for decades, creating and building relationships with manufactured home buyers within community operations and development. His relentless work with the Midwest Manufactured Housing Federation to coordinate the annual Louisville Manufactured Housing Show has been a prime reason for the event’s success. He also advocates for the industry on the national level, working closely with the Manufactured Housing Institute in Washington, D.C., and in efforts to support local markets.

    What do you view as the biggest accomplishment of your career?

    My greatest achievement concerns the thousands of people I have met and worked with over 50 years of developing business relations with company associates, customers, prospects, and industry partners made possible by the few great companies I’ve been honored to represent. Most fortunately, for almost 30 years, it has been Champion, a company with leadership that is committed to the sales and marketing operating principles of “Building Strong Relationships” while we act with integrity and respect. I also appreciate the work with and the support of industry organizations, including MHI at the national level and the many state associations, each led by directors and staff who work so diligently every day to help make our industry companies more successful in providing affordable housing to happy homeowners across North America.

    What work or life skill do you give the most credit for your achievements?

    The life skill that I most credit for taking advantage of these opportunities granted is attitude, waking up every day positively motivated to support our products, processes, and people to perform in a way that ensures our factories have the volume of orders needed to keep thousands of employees with families that rely on their steady incomes building homes every workday.

    MHInsider is a publication of MHVillage and is the premier source of manufactured housing news with a national audience of manufactured housing professionals dedicated to producing and delivering high-quality, affordable, off-site built housing.