Bob Schickedanz is a home builder, industry leader and has served as the OHBA’s President since 2019. Prior to his appointment, Bob served on the OHBA Executive Committee as 2nd Vice President and 1st Vice President. In addition, Bob recently served as the 2018/2019 Simcoe County Home Builders’ Association’s (SCHBA) President and is Co-Founder of FarSight Homes. Due to the challenging and uncertain times our industry faced through COVID pandemic, Bob continued to serve a second term as President of OHBA, and graciously took on a third term as President until 2022.
Bob’s passion for the home building and renovation industry has been with him since childhood, working alongside his father and uncles at Schickedanz Bros Limited, a family business established in 1951. After working at the MMM Group as a Professional Civil Engineer, Bob rejoined the family at Schickedanz Bros Limited as the Land Development Manager, where he was responsible for land acquisition, development approvals and site servicing at various projects across Ontario. In 2001, Bob, along with his brother Rick, co-founded FarSight Homes, the next generation of the family business.