Kevin Chaffin, President of Riverview Builders and KDC Consultants Inc., has been a member of the Southwest Suburban Home Builders Association, as well as the Home Builders Association and National Home Builders Association, for many years. He has such a strong commitment to the Associations that he is currently serving a second term as SSHBA President this year, his first being in 2010. In addition to his SSHBA commitments, he also serves on two NAHB committees and is also a past president of the Illinois Home Builders Association.
Kevin is licensed as a Professional Engineer (PE), a registered Professional Land Surveyor (PLS) and a Real Estate Broker. He is also a member of the Illinois Professional Land Surveyors Association (IPLSA), the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) and the Illinois Association of Floodplain and Stormwater Management (IAFSM), where he is a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM).
Kevin started KDC Consultants Inc., a land planning, surveying and civil engineering firm in 1996 and incorporated in 1998. The firm has been involved in numerous projects, including the subdivision, layout and design of residential, commercial and multi-family areas. His duties included performing and overseeing feasibility studies, boundary surveys, topographical surveys, concept planning, village meetings, preliminary engineering and platting, permitting, final engineering and platting, budgeting, construction layout and field observation, record drawings, lot staking, foundation staking, and final surveys. He has over 25 years experience in all aspects related to the civil engineering and land surveying services provided by his firm.
Riverview Builders is also a successful organization that Kevin runs as well. They were honored with the home of the month by the Sun Times Media Group in September of 2012 and again in July of 2013. In 2010, Kevin and Riverview were selected as the Builder of the Year for the State of Illinois. In addition, he was recognized by the National Home Builders Association as a Certified Graduate Builder (CGB), A Certified Green Professional (CGP) and a green building verifier for the NAHB Research Center.
Kevin is also a philanthropist and is a founding member of the Disabled Patriot Fund. The Disabled Patriot Fund is a group of area business people and local officials who have come together to help disabled American veterans who have fought the War on Terrorism. The mission statement for the group is to “provide financial relief for local U.S. military families who have been adversely affected by the “War on Terror”. The group has raised over two million dollars and has helped over 100 families.
Hopefully you will get a chance to meet Kevin at an event this year if you don’t know him already. Come on out and get involved in the Association. This is going to be a GREAT year!