WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rebuilding Together, the nation's leading nonprofit working to preserve affordable homeownership, announced Bruce Haase as the newest member of their National Board, to serve as the Treasurer and Finance Committee Chair.
Haase is currently the executive vice president of global brands, marketing and operations for Choice Hotels International, Inc., and is responsible for developing and leading the strategies for the company's extensive brand portfolio, marketing, eCommerce, franchise operations, and central reservations worldwide.
As one of the predominant leaders of Choice Hotels, a corporate sponsor of Rebuilding Together, Haase brings extensive knowledge and understanding of the Rebuilding Together mission and vision to the National Board.
Since joining Choice Hotels in March 2000, Haase's leadership and skills have moved the company to the forefront of its industry, resulting in nearly doubling the number of Choice-branded international properties, increasing revenues from $3.5 million to $25 million and increasing profits from $0.3 million to $13 million since 2001.
"Mr. Haase has an impressive record as an operational and financial leader. He will be a valuable resource and addition to the National Board," said Gary A. Officer, president and CEO of Rebuilding Together. "We look forward to working with him to advance the mission and vision of Rebuilding Together."
Haase is a graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute with a degree in electrical engineering, and also holds a master's degree in electrical engineering from Johns Hopkins University and an MBA with a concentration in corporate finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
ABOUT REBUILDING TOGETHER
Rebuilding Together is the nation's leading nonprofit organization working to preserve affordable homeownership and revitalize neighborhoods by providing extensive rehabilitation and modification services to those in need at no cost to those served. With the help of everyday citizen volunteers, skilled trades people, the support of local business and major corporate partners, Rebuilding Together affiliates in America's largest cities and smallest towns make life considerably better for thousands of low-income homeowners and the communities in which they live by completing 10,000 projects per year. Rebuilding Together has programs dedicated to energy efficiency, veteran's housing, aging in place and gulf coast reconstruction.
SOURCE Rebuilding Together