A McDowell High School graduate has been named among Pro Builder’s 2021 Forty Under 40.
Topher McLarty, 38, earned the accolade. He is director of the Young Professionals Program, National Association of Home Builder in Washington, D.C.
BA, Business Administration, University of North Carolina Wilmington
Increased NAHB’s Young Professionals (YP) Program’s social media footprint by 35% in its first year and implemented strategic plan to grow outreach nationwide
Enhanced value of YP membership with directory and mentorship program for more than 600 chapters and launched YP-focused week during NAHB’s Careers in Construction month
Grew social media membership and content engagement 105% since start (online presence)
Created and implemented the Leading Suppliers Council Spark Award to recognize suppliers and manufacturers
Potomac Appalachian Trail Club
Off the Clock
Reading bios of musicians
The Washington Nationals
100-mile Bike to the Beach fundraising for autism awareness
Has hiked the 220-mile John Muir Trail
Christopher (Topher) McLarty is the son of Cliff and Sharon McLarty, local real estate and business investors. He is a 2001 graduate of McDowell High School.