SALT LAKE CITY – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) –EnerBank United States Dave King, Vice President, Research and Analytics, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Home Improvement Research Institute (HIRI), the only non-profit organization dedicated to home improvement research. Mr. King will serve his first two-year term to help the HIRI Board of Directors lead the strategic direction of the organization while directly influencing the type of research carried out as co-chair of the research committee.
“HIRI arguably offers more value than any other research organization given the low cost of membership and the high quantity and quality of their research,” said Charlie Knadler, President and CEO of EnerBank. “Having Dave sit on the HIRI Board of Directors and research the research that is most useful to the home improvement industry is beneficial to our industry as a whole. ”
Mr. King is the only member of the board of directors of a home improvement lender. The other board members are represented by Lowe’s, The Home Depot, Houzz, HomeAdvisor and others.
At EnerBank, Mr. King uses his experience in market research, advanced analytics and strategic consulting to help the bank meet the specific needs of home improvement contractors and homeowners who take out the bank’s specialty loans. By establishing a deep understanding of the complex home improvement market, EnerBank is able to truly partner with industry professionals to develop innovative loan products and services. Mr. King is an integral part of this effort.
“We congratulate Dave on being appointed to the HIRI Board of Directors,” said Mr. Knadler. “His expertise in research, theoretical statistics, applied econometrics and consumer decision-making theory will enhance the overall research efforts of HIRI, one of the country’s leading research organizations.
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The only non-profit organization dedicated to home improvement research, HIRI offers its members proprietary and ongoing home improvement data and information to make better business decisions. Members are the leading manufacturers, retailers and allied organizations in the home improvement industry. Visit www.hiri.org for more information.