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    NEWS RELEASE

    JULY 6, 2020

    WVHI ANNOUNCES EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR RETIREMENT

         The co-presidents of the association that represents factory-built housing in West Virginia today announced the retirement of executive director Andrew Gallagher.

         Gallagher, who turned 70 on July 2, told Co-Presidents George Gunnell of Winfield and Kris Hershberger of Fairmont of his decision upon reaching retirement age. Gallagher has been the executive director and lobbyist since he joined the association in January 2005.

         “It has been an honor to serve such an outstanding group of people in such a very important industry for our nation” Gallagher said.

         WVHI represents all phases of manufactured and modular housing in the state of West Virginia. Gallagher has won numerous awards for his service, including communicator of the year and outstanding executive secretary in the nation.

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