Remodelers REBOOT: From the Couch, an interactive virtual event held on May 13, features speaker sessions on profitable estimating, markups and margins for success, hiring for key positions and more. Watch the replay and see four sessions led by professionals who share their industry expertise and discuss best practices to navigate through the current uncertain business environment. Presentations include:
Why the Perfect Remodeling Estimate Isn’t About the Numbers
Speaker: Timothy Faller, Senior Consultant with Remodelers Advantage
Description: During this presentation, Tim will walk you through a process that’ll lead to an actual effective, profitable remodeling estimate along with the adjustments you must consider as the industry reacts to COVID-19.
Well That Budget Won’t Work Now! Budgeting, Markup & Margin During & After COVID-19
Speaker: Bob D. Peterson, CAPS, CGP, CGR, GMR, President and Founder of Associates in Building & Design, Ltd
Description: In this presentation, Bob will share best practices for retooling your operating budget when the previous one becomes unrealistic, ways to manage and survive a recession and strategies for pricing your remodeling projects for success.
Critical Hires: How Successful Remodelers Fill Key Positions
Speaker: Doug Howard, Director of Consulting, Remodelers Advantage
Description: As a remodeler, winning critical hires can make or break your success. In this presentation, Doug will share strategies for determining staffing needs, setting hiring priorities and positioning your company as "employer of choice".
Remodelers’ Common Contract Pitfalls: How to Cover Your Assets
Speaker: Dan Bawden, CAPS, CGP, CGR, GMB, CEO Legal Eagle Contractors. Co.
Description: Do you have the proper contract protections to stay out of the courtroom? What might you add while bidding and building jobs during the pandemic? In this no-nonsense presentation, Dan shares best practices for protecting yourself and your business.
For more information, please contact Chantel Bartlett at email@example.com.
This virtual event is sponsored by Service Nation.
Vince Butler, GMR, GMB, CAPS
President, Butler Brothers Corporation
Vince Butler, GMR, GMB, CAPS is a second-generation builder and remodeler from Northern Virginia. He has served as President of Butler Brothers Corporation, a full-service design-build company, since 1984 and has extensive experience in the design, sales and production of residential construction and remodeling. Vince has a BS degree in Financial Management from Virginia Tech and is a Graduate Master Remodeler (GMR), Graduate Master Builder (GMB) and Certified Aging-In-Place Specialist (CAPS). He is a nationally recognized speaker on residential construction management topics and an approved NAHB Master Instructor. He has presented at many national and regional trade shows including the International Builders Show, The Remodeling Show, Sunbelt Builders Show, Southeast Builders Conference, Atlantic Builders Conference, Pacific Coast Builders Conference (PCBC) and the NAHB Remodelers Road Show. He was named NAHB CAPS Educator of the Year in 2012 and Builder Remodeler Educator of the Year in 2017. In 2017 he founded BizTrainingNow to serve the educational needs of small business owners and local associations.
Senior Consultant with Remodelers Advantage
Tim faller is Senior Consultant with Remodelers Advantage. For the past 17 years, Tim has worked shoulder-to-shoulder with hundreds of remodeling companies, large and small, to help improve profits by creating smooth, efficient production systems.
Bob D. Peterson, CAPS, CGP, CGR, GMR
President and Founder of Associates in Building & Design, Ltd
Bob Peterson is President and Founder of Associates in Building & Design, Ltd, a custom build and remodeling firm in Fort Collins, Co. Bob has over 35 years in the construction industry. He is passionate about the industry and gives back in many ways, serving in leadership roles at the local home builders association, state and national levels.
Director of Consulting, Remodelers Advantage
Doug Howard is Director of Consulting Services for Remodelers Advantage. Doug Howard is an experienced Leader, entrepreneur and business consultant with over 25 years of success in leading organizations, starting new companies and assisting client businesses as they start-up, grow or transition.
Dan Bawden, CAPS, CGP, CGR, GMB
Owner and President, Legal Eagle Contractors Company
Dan Bawden, CAPS, CGP, CGR, GMB is an NAHB member and a remodeler/builder owner of Legal Eagle Contractors, Co., in Houston, Texas. •In 2017, the same year he served as NAHB Remodelers Chair, Hurricane Harvey devastated Houston and the surrounding areas - again. This was his 5th major large-scale hurricane, tropical storm and flooding event, with 3 occurring in just the last two years. Dan has published articles for, and advised many of his fellow builders and remodelers in the Greater Houston area, about coping with the massive influx of calls that come in to small construction businesses during a natural disaster.