Craig A. Shutt, Senior Contributing Editor |August 31, 1999
Location: San Diego
Type of company: Design/build remodeler
Staff model: Four office, two field
Annual jobs: 40
Workweek: 55 hours
Years in business: Nine
Education/skills: B.S. in industrial management; experience in industrial engineering, floor covering business for production-housing market, real estate development and real estate brokerage.
Key to success: "Serve clients, employees, subcontractors, suppliers and then yourself -- in that order. Always say what you do and do what you say. Finally, grow your remodeling knowledge with industry periodicals, seminars, trade shows and conventions."