Chris S. Stinebert

CHRIS S. STINEBERT is the President and CEO of the Manufactured Housing
Institute (MHI) located in Arlington, Virginia. The Manufactured
Housing Institute, formed in 1936, is the national trade association
that represents all sectors of the factory-built housing industry
including manufactured and modular housing. MHI provides an aggressive
advocacy program in Washington, DC, serving the membership by improving
the image of factory-built housing and representing the industry’s
interests on Capitol Hill. MHI also maintains active educational,
technical and research programs. In 2003, one-fourth of the homes sold
in America were manufactured and modular homes and it is estimated that
over 20 million Americans live in a factory built home. MHI’s current
members build 80% of the annual production of manufactured homes.
Factory-built housing represents more than 50% of the affordable housing
sold in the United States. In addition to representing the interests of
the producers, MHI membership includes the national network of
retailers, public and private community owners, financial institutions,
suppliers, and state manufactured housing associations. As President,
Mr. Stinebert serves as the association’s chief executive officer. His
primary responsibilities include serving as the industry’s national
spokesman to Congress and the general public; expanding factory-built
housing’s market share; promoting the industry’s image, and maintaining
a highly respected and effective government affairs program in
Washington. Prior to coming to MHI, Mr. Stinebert was the President of
the National Concrete Masonry Association in Herndon, Virginia. His
previous positions included serving as the Executive Vice President and
CEO of the American Subcontractors Association and Executive Director of
the Wall and Ceiling Industry – International.