November 17, 2010

Dave Bellis named Board Member of the Year

We are pleased to announced that David Bellis, Immediate Past President and Board Member of RTA, is Rebuilding Together’s Board Member of the Year! This award, presented to David on November 13th at Rebuilding Together’s National Conference held in Las Vegas, Nevada, recognized the hard work and tireless dedication David has provided Rebuilding Together for the past 8 years.

Rebuilding Together is the nation’s leading non-profit working to preserve affordable homeownership for low-income homeowners. There are 206 Rebuilding Together affiliates serving throughout the nation. David was selected as the 2010 Board Member of the Year by his peers throughout the nationwide affiliate network.

David joined Rebuilding Together Aurora as a board member in 2003. He quickly was elected President and served as the President of the organization until May of 2010. Under his leadership, Rebuilding Together Aurora was able to greatly increase their efforts and help countless families through important home repair assistance. David remains on the Rebuilding Together Aurora Board of Directors.

“I couldn’t think of a more deserving person than Dave Bellis to receive this award. There are few people in our organization’s network that weren’t recruited by Dave. There are even fewer that weren’t inspired by his passion and dedication to serve low-income homeowners in need of important home repair assistance. He has a huge heart, a humble desire to serve, and a dedicated commitment to helping those in need. He is an inspiration to many,” stated Rebuilding Together Aurora’s Executive Director, Emily Stern.

David is a Partner and Financial Adviser at Bellis & Associates Financial Services in Warrenville. He resides in Naperville with his wife of 41 years. He is the proud father of three and grandfather of three.  He is actively involved in his church, Good Shepherd Lutheran of Naperville.


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