Forty Under 40

pro remodeler's forty under 40 recognizes young remodelers and exterior replacement professionals

This year’s under-40 class truly embodies the hard work and ingenuity seen throughout this industry. Warmest congratulations to our winners, and thanks to everyone who entered.

chris gayler is the general manager of gayler design build

Explaining the remodeling process in steps helps ease client's minds

kylie brewer is the vice president of scovell remodeling

"We’ve found that you can train skills, but it’s nearly impossible to train a good work ethic and attitude."

"The aging-in-place market is growing exponentially."

"We’re doing background checks checks going back 15-20 years."

The work is there, but the manpower is it. That means taking matters into your own hands. 


"We have a company breakfast every month to go over procedures and upcoming projects."

andrew lethin is the co-owner of C&R Remodeling

"We’re seeing a change in the demographics of wealth."

"I’m going to jobsites and working alongside them, trying to make their lives a little easier."

"We highly encourage two-way communication, and look for ways we can all improve."

"In the last six months, I’ve noticed that more and more people are moving away from vinyl windows..." 

Social media has a lot of uses—some you expect, like marketing, and some not so much, like hiring

"This year, we’re dialing in our design process to keep the pipeline filled."

Using tech to streamline systems and processes

Succeeding in a new city

Introducing the creator of Block and Caulk

"People don’t want to work 9-to-5 jobs in an office anymore." 

Working to uphold the sanctity and necessity of education in design

"While compensation is important, it is not the only form of payment..." 

"Not making a decision is worse than making the wrong decision..." 

"Our biggest challenge is controllable growth..."

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