Bob Schickedanz joins EnerQuality Board
EnerQuality Board of Directors welcomes Housing Industry Leader, Robert Schickedanz
|EnerQuality is pleased to announce that Bob Schickedanz, Partner at FarSight Homes and Past President of the Ontario Home Builders’ Association, has joined EnerQuality’s Board of Directors, effective November 9, 2022.|
“Bob is a true housing industry leader and we warmly and enthusiastically welcome him and the perspectives and deep sector expertise he brings to the Board, particularly at this time of significant change and opportunity”, says Connie Carras, Board Chair, EnerQuality Board of Directors. “With the depth, range, and diversity of experience on our Board, EnerQuality is well positioned to support Ontario homebuilders deliver high performance building impact today and to be a steward of the future that brings together the industry and innovative solutions that continue to drive us forward to a low carbon future.”
A civil engineer by professional background, Bob’s experience in the housing industry spans from his origins in hands-on construction with his family’s business, to working as a civil engineer, and to joining his brother Rick at FarSight Homes as partner in 2001. Bob also brings trusted industry insights and relationships to the EnerQuality Board from his service as the OHBA’s President from 2019 – 2022 and from his active engagement with local HBAs including BILD, Durham Region, and Simcoe County.
Profile: Bob Schickedanz
Bob Schickedanz is a home builder, industry leader and served as the OHBA’s President since 2019. Prior to his appointment, Bob served on the OHBA Executive Committee as 2nd Vice President and 1st Vice President. In addition, Bob recently served as the 2018/2019 Simcoe County Home Builders’ Association’s (SCHBA) President and is partner at FarSight Homes. Due to the challenging and uncertain times our industry faced through COVID pandemic, Bob continued to serve a second term as President of OHBA, and graciously took on a third term as President until 2022.
Bob’s passion for the home building and renovation industry has been with him since childhood, working alongside his father and uncles at Schickedanz Bros Limited, a family business established in 1951. After working at the MMM Group as a Professional Civil Engineer, Bob rejoined the family at Schickedanz Bros Limited as the Land Development Manager, where he was responsible for land acquisition, development approvals and site servicing at various projects across Ontario. In 2001, Bob, joined his brother Rick as partner at FarSight Homes, the next generation of the family business.