Christopher Grubb has been called a style maker and influencer by clients, editors and producers alike. Christopher is president of Beverly Hills based Arch-Interiors Design Group Inc, which is internationally recognized for its creative and unique work in residential, commercial, retail, and hospitality and high end medical design. Christopher received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree through The University of San Francisco and the Academy of Art College and spent a year abroad studying at the Universitá Cattolica in Milan, Italy. Throughout his career, Christopher has shared his design skills on multiple radio and television shows. For over twenty years, Christopher has remained passionate and excited about working with clients’ unique set of design challenges.
Stanley Genadek is founder and owner of Genadek Landscaping and Excavating Inc., and Landscape Business Pro – a popular podcast meant to educate landscaping professionals. Stanley is passionate about sharing his knowledge and expertise with others, and has sought to combine his extensive hands-on knowledge of landscape, excavation, and snow removal, with tips from pros in business leadership, positive thinking, goal setting, and more.
Brian Altmann, CAPS
Brian founded DBS Remodel in 1986. He recognized a demand in the community for a professional and reliable remodeling company. Brian has been sharing his knowledge as a remodeling consultant in the Hudson Valley for close to 30 years! He studied Architecture at Dutchess Community College for 2 years before transferring to Cortland State, where he received a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education with a minor in management. Brian is a Certified Aging-In-Place Specialist (CAPS) in our industry, and an EPA Certified Renovator. He is also co-writer and presenter of DBS’ public, educational seminars for homeowners seeking knowledge of the remodeling process.
Chelsea Welsh resides in Alexandria, Louisiana and has worked with over 400 client’s nationwide providing expertise across the full spectrum of direct response, interactive marketing and social media implementation. Chelsea has been in the direct marketing industry for over thirteen years. She is a recognized expert in internet marketing strategies for the home improvement industry and offers vast experience in conceptualizing and implementing comprehensive online marketing programs. She holds an MBA degree with a Masters Degree in Marketing.
Dennis has spoken and interacted at home improvement conferences and shows, working directly with building companies and is a licensed builder with 25 years experience. He founded Visible Builder to help contractors be more visible online without expertise and without paying large fees people that don’t know the building business.
The International Surface Event
TISE is a comprehensive event featuring industry resources, trademark events and a wealth of education. TISE offers a show floor with hundreds of thousands of net square feet of exhibit space, on floor education and demonstrations, an ‘Above the Baseboard’ Pavilion that showcases products such as countertops, wall and window coverings, sinks, cabinets and many other products, International Pavilions that showcase products from around the world, and a top-notch conference program to help broaden your industry and business knowledge.
The GreenHome Institute is a 501 c3 non profit with a mission to empower people to make healthier and more sustainable choices in the construction and renovation of the places we live. We have certified over 6,000 green homes and trained over 15, 000 professionals in residential green building.
Tony has 35 years of commercial insurance experience conducting risk assessments for contractors, four years teaching crane rigging and signal person training, and is an OSHA Construction Outreach Authorized Instructor. He completed Crane Inspection & Certification Bureau’s Mobile Crane Operations one week course. Tony formed AJZ Risk Management, LLC, a consulting firm providing risk control consulting to insurance agencies and their clients. Service to include risk assessments, safety training, PPE hazard assessment construction job site assessments, safety program development, ergonomics and industrial hygiene.
Eric Jurin is CEO and founder of Jurin Roofing Company. With over 40 years experience in the commercial roofing industry, Eric brings many skills from the construction industry including leadership. Eric is developer of the Buddy Training System, a system for training employees which implements a mentor/mentee relationship and encourages all employees to serve as trainers in some capacity.
Mike is a salesman and estimator for Jurin Roofing Services, and is responsible for training other estimators and salesman. His skills include drawing roof CADs, detailed commercial roof estimating, and team management.
Chris has 20+ years of experience in the commercial roofing industry serving in various positions including President of his company. He was awarded an MBA in Global Leadership from Delaware Valley College, and has studied Leadership Training for Executives at Bell Leadership Institute.
Daryl is President and Co-Founder of Dataforma. Before co-founding Dataforma, Daryl spent 12 years in the roofing industry. Daryl served on the Board of Directors for both the National Roofing Contractors Association and the Associated Roofing Contractors of Maryland. Daryl is a Drexel University graduate with a degree in Commerce & Engineering Sciences. Daryl works closely with Dataforma’s contractor partners developing and implementing operational plans that address major processes in order to move towards best practices and assure consistency. Additionally, Daryl works closely with Dataforma’s technology division to provide strategic leadership for the development of the system.
Scott is an experienced tax professional who is passionate about coming alongside entrepreneurs and small business owners while providing peace of mind in their accounting, tax planning and compliance matters. He helps position small business owners for saving taxes through strategic tax planning and creating wealth in their business and personal lives, and is committed to working with others who are equally committed to doing good in the arenas in which they live, work and participate. Areas of skill include: full-service accounting and tax services, business formation and choice of entity consultation – incorporation services, financial and business plan development and analysis, and Quickbooks.
Constructorator was built for construction field hands to learn, grow, collaborate and share information. Run by Dan Henrie and Dan Lebeda, both veterans in the Industry, Constructorator is passionate about education.
Jeremiah served as IT Manager of a commercial roofing company and was the main administrator of Dataforma, an extensive roofing database. He now serves as Communications Manager at Construct-Ed.
Pinnacle Development Group
Pinnacle Development Group (PDG) is a consulting firm that has built a reputation as a developer of leaders, a facilitator of strategic growth, and a tailored provider of professional resources. Based on the energy, experience, and expertise of its founder, Brad Humphrey, PDG has continued to provide the right answers for organizations committed to being leaders of industries and people! PDG has been the answer to hundreds of organizations across the United States, Canada, Europe, and now Australia and New Zealand. Powered by a team of professional consultants, PDG provides you with a host of services that strengthens and expands your HR, Business Development, Leadership, Strategic, and Operations efforts. Whether facilitating senior leaders in creating three to five year strategic plans, coaching future leaders on how to cast a clear and powerful vision, to instructing those at the front-lines on powerful team building techniques, PDG has a proven record of results.
Amped Equipment is a premier distributor of contractor tools and equipment in the Northeastern United States. We specialize in commercial roofing and fall protection equipment, including professional arborist equipment. We are one of the largest STIHL Elite Dealer locations in the Northeast and are Gold Certified in service and sales of all STIHL Outdoor Power Equipment. We work directly with manufacturers around the country and carry the leading brands of innovative and dependable tools and equipment for all the industries we serve. From OSHA compliant Fall Protection and Safety equipment to Plural Component Systems (and everything in between) Panther East provides the best in the industry.