From left to right: Top Row: Todd Jackson, Doug Lueck, John Keenan, Leslie Molloy, Rick Matus, Bill Millholland (2017 winner), Beth Yuen (2017), Tanya Donahue (2017); Bottom row: Chris Lavoie (2017 winner), Vince Nardo, Melissa Kennedy, Mark Fies (2017), Mina Fies, Rich Oris, Cindy Cipriani, Joseph Robbins, Mark Richardson
Ten industry pros you should be taking notes from
Meet the generation taking on the labor shortage (for starters)
"I think that there is massive power behind influencer marketing."
"I hope we will be in a number of new markets by the time I turn 40."
"College is pushed so hard, kids don’t even realize the trades are an option."
"We’ve built a system of checks and balances so that we can deliver consistent quality..."
"Even the best people’s productivity can fall if the person standing beside them isn’t half as productive as they are."
"(My father) advised me to treat every project as if it were my own."
"I see the industry becoming more concerned with silica dust..."
"There is a great pressure on high school graduates that says the only way to be successful is to attend college..."
Explaining the remodeling process in steps helps ease client's minds
"We’ve found that you can train skills, but it’s nearly impossible to train a good work ethic and attitude."
"We’re doing background checks checks going back 15-20 years."