He was a co-founder of Destiny Industries, Inc. (1978-1995) and Vice President of Sales and Marketing during that time. After Destiny was purchased in 1995, Donnie stayed on as the Regional Vice President of Manufacturing for five years. In 2001, Mr. Edwards became President of BIC Insurance and Investments, and a partner in Good Sense Homes which purchased, refurbished, and resold repossessed manufactured housing. Since mid-2003 he has devoted his full energy as President and Chief Operating Officer of Destiny Industries, LLC.
He has 30 years of experience in the Manufactured Housing Industry. For many years he was a valued member of the Destiny Industries, Inc. team as Sales Manager. After the company was sold in 1995 he continued on and rose to the rank of Vice President of Distribution with operational oversight of the Eastern United States. In this role his responsibility included Product Design, Marketing, and Sales of a division with annual sales of $175,000,000.
He has 37 years of experience building top quality homes in a manufacturing environment. He served for 24 years as the General Manager over a substantial manufacturing operation, including management of an organization with nearly 1200 employees and one million square feet of manufacturing space. Mr. Brooks served as the project coordinator to complete the most modern, high tech, innovative and futuristic facility in the industry, which is now the headquarters and centerpiece of the new Destiny Industries, LLC.
She has 31 years of experience in the housing industry, primarily as an Accounting Manager, but also in administration of human resource functions, and managing general ledger accounts for audit and payroll. Prior to entering the housing industry, Mrs. Weeks worked in a public accounting firm for five years, where her primary responsibility was with a tobacco warehouse account performing audits of checking accounts, payables, payroll and tax returns.
In 1978 he helped start Destiny Industries, Inc. as a manufacturer of HUD-code housing. Destiny became a widely successful regional manufacturer with a distribution network of independently owned dealers across the southeastern United States and annual sales of approximately a quarter billion dollars. In 1995 Destiny was sold to a publicly-traded National Housing Company. In addition to his present role with Destiny Industries, LLC Mr. Edwards owns and operates two General Motors Automotive dealerships.