Jeff Edwards: CEO of the Year 2019 finalist

Laura Newpoff
Jeff Edwards was voted by peer CEOs as a CEO of the Year 2019 finalist in the large business category.

Large business finalist: Jeff Edwards, chairman, president and CEO, Installed Building Products

Jeff Edwards is the top executive of one of the nation’s largest residential insulation installers and diversified installer of complementary building products. He also serves as president of Edwards Cos., a private real estate development and construction company. Publicly held Installed Building Products manages all aspects of the installation process for its customers, including direct purchases of materials from national manufacturers, supply of materials to job sites and the installation itself. Its portfolio of services is offered to new and existing single-family and multifamily residential as well as commercial building projects from its national network of branch locations. Earlier this year, Installed Building Products created a foundation administered by the Columbus Foundation that will offer scholarship opportunities to employees and their families, financial assistance for employees dealing with tough times and a time and money matching employee donation program for qualifying nonprofits. Edwards is active with several community organizations including the Columbus Museum of Art, Salvation Army and Columbus Landmarks Foundation.

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