Don Wilford | Board Member
Builders Care - Don Wilford
ICI Homes Division President: Don Wilford
, is a third generation builder in the family business.
was greatly influenced and trained by his
father to learn this noble trade.
started as a young teen, sweeping out houses and digging ditches and through the years has excelled in multi-family, commercial and residential construction.
Today, Don serves as Division President of ICI Homes, a top 100 homebuilder based out of Florida.
Under Don's leadership at ICI
along with the best employees in the business, ICI Homes
has built over 4,000 high end quality homes in the greater Jacksonville area, and an additional 11,000 homes state wide over the last 32 years.
company became involved with Builders
Care when the non-profit arm of the Northeast Florida Builders Association
high school sweetheart, Lou Ann, at age 19.
Together they have raised 3 sons also involved with Builders
Care and are the proud grandparents of six grandchildren.
He is currently a board member of Builders Care and was appointed by Governor Bush to serve as Vice Chairman of the Construction Industry Licensing board in 2005 where he served until 2010.
was the recipient of the "Mentor of the Year" in 2005 for his
work through the State Attorneys' office mentoring jailed juveniles, as well as, the recipient of the "Dick Baker" award from The Northeast Florida Builders
Association that same year for humanitarian and community service.
received the 2006 "National Mentor of the Year Award" in Washington DC by the National Mentor partnership organization for his
efforts to help a jailed juvenile enter society through his
mentorship and was awarded the Northeast Florida's Builders
Association's "Member of the Year" in 2006.
In 2008 Don
received a request from a family friend, Deb Mondia, asking if he
could do anything to help the Goodall family.
and Chris Simon went to the Goodall home, they knew they could make a difference in this family's life.
"It still amazes me that when I ask co-workers and sub-contractors to come to the rescue on special projects," says Don