Metropolitan Builders Association
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President of Aspen Homes Named WBA Builder of the Year


By - Jul 15th, 2021 11:18 am
Shelly Basso. Photo courtesy of the Metropolitan Builders Association.

Shelly Basso. Photo courtesy of the Metropolitan Builders Association.

WAUKESHA, Wis. (July 15, 2021) – Shelly Basso, President of Aspen Homes, Inc., was selected as the 2020 Builder of the Year by the Wisconsin Builders Association (WBA). The award was presented to Basso at the WBA’s Celebration of Housing event on July 14.

Since 1995, Aspen Homes has been an active member of the Metropolitan Builders Association (MBA), the trade association for companies involved in residential construction across Southeast Wisconsin. Basso served on the MBA’s executive board for four years and is the immediate past president for the organization.

“I am honored to be recognized by fellow builders and associates for my dedication to service to the building industry,” said Shelly Basso, President of Aspen Homes, Inc. “I am humbled to be the recipient of the 2020 Builder of the Year Award from the WBA.”

“Shelly is well-respected and highly involved in the home construction industry,” said MBA Executive Director Kathy Raab. “The MBA is proud to see her recognized for her hard work, talent and leadership capacity.”

The Builder of the Year Award is the highest honor a WBA builder member can attain. Only one award is given each year. Nominees are judged by their peers on professionalism as well as level of activity within the WBA, National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), the local builders association and their community.


Aspen Homes, Inc., is a Wisconsin home builder. Whether you are a young family looking to build your first home, empty-nesters looking for an open concept ranch, or you are building your dream home with a specific style in mind, Aspen Homes, Inc. can create a plan that is customized to fit the vision of your new home. We are not afraid of a challenge, every home should be designed around your personality and your lifestyle. Whether that is selecting the perfect countertop or finding a special lighting fixture, our team is dedicated to building you a unique and customizable new home that you can be proud of for years to come.


The Metropolitan Builders Association, located in Waukesha, Wis., is a not-for-profit trade association that represents nearly 1,000 companies involved in the construction, development, and remodeling of single and multifamily housing and light commercial property in Waukesha, Washington, Ozaukee, Jefferson, and Milwaukee counties. Collectively, its members employ tens of thousands of workers in the Milwaukee area and conduct millions of dollars of business each year. For more information, visit or the Metropolitan Builders Association’s Facebook page.

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