MEET THE 2022 LEGENDS INDUCTEES
On Wednesday, February 2nd from 5:00 – 7:30 PM, Dave Yoho Associates, in conjunction with The 2022 Home Improvement Profitability Summit, will honor six new recipients of the prestigious “Legends of the Home Improvement Industry” Award.
Learn more about the winners below and if you would like tickets for the ceremony, click the below button.
Scott Berman, Founder/CEO, Florida Window & Door
Scott has provided safety and security for thousands of families from devastating weather events since founding the company in 2009. Fast forward 12 years to 2021 – – Florida Window and Door is the 23rd largest remodeling and home improvement company in the nation (over $100 million in annual revenue).
By developing talent internally, and focusing on technology and efficiency, Scott has his sights set on growing the footprint of the company beyond the state of Florida in the near future.
Paul Birner, Owner/President, RbA of St. Louis
Since acquiring the St. Louis affiliate of Renewal by Andersen in 2013, Paul has grown the replacement window business from seven employees to more than 150 and from $7 million to $32 million in annual sales.
The St. Louis affiliate is among the highest-ranked businesses in a nationwide network of more than 100 for customer satisfaction. In fact, it won the top corporate honor, the Green Diamond Award, five years in a row.
Larry Closs, President, MaxHome
In 2004, Larry launched NewBath which later became MaxHome® and has the reputation as one the top remodeling companies in the south. In 2019 he launched Love your Bath in Florida. Together the companies employ over 225 people.
Larry feels strongly that companies should focus on their employees. The mission statement of MaxHome® is “Everybody Happy”. With this focus, they have won workplace awards year after year.
Mickey Madden, COO, Woodbridge Home Solutions
Mickey has spent the last 4 decades holding various executive positions with many of the largest companies in the home improvement industry including: Koolvent, American Home Pro, Pacesetter, US Home Systems, Home Depot, and RbA of Atlanta.
Under his leadership the sales, marketing and installation teams he managed have created enough appointments and sold enough business to install several billion dollars’ worth of window, siding, cabinet refacing, and bath additions.
Tim Musch, Director of Business Development, Marketsharp
Tim has spent the last 25 years developing and refining CRM systems for contractors in the industry. Prior to that, he spent 15 years gaining experience in a family-owned remodeling company in Central Wisconsin.
Currently, Tim is the Director of Business Development for MarketSharp, improveit 360 and RoofSnap. His efforts have led to the development and utilization of computerized marketing solutions to over 4000 of the industry’s most successful home companies.
Amy Zimmerman, CMO, Tundraland
Amy is Chief Marketing Officer for the WE ARE Group that includes Tundraland and two Renewal by Andersen locations in Wisconsin and oversees the marketing for their $100 million bath, window, deck, and kitchen products.
In addition to driving cost-effective and creative lead generation, Amy’s recent focus has been centered on cultivating and mentoring female leaders inside of the home improvement industry.
PAST LEGENDS WINNERS
Adam Kaliner, Founding Partner, Power Home Remodeling (Chester, PA)
Alvin Levine, Co-Founder, Champion Window Manufacturing Co. (Cincinnati, OH)
Anthony & Vince Nardo, President/Vice President, Reborn Cabinets (Anaheim, CA)
Bill McGraw, Founder & CEO, Quality Home Products (Conroe, TX)
Bob & Ivan Kaplan, Former Co-Chairmen, Koolvent Aluminum Products (Pittsburgh, PA)
Brian Elias, Former President, 1-800-HANSONS (Troy, MI)
Brian Gottlieb, Founder & CEO, Tundraland Home Improvements (Kaukauna, WI)
Carl Hyman, Former CEO, Alure Home Improvements (Hicksville, NY)
Dan Betts, Former President, Deck America (Woodbridge, VA)
David Moore, Chairman & CEO, Garden State Brickface Inc. (Roselle, NJ)
Don Bruce, CEO, American Home Design (Goodlettsville, TN)
Ed Augustine, Owner, Paramount Builders (Virginia Beach, VA)
Frank Farmer, Founder/President, American Metal Roofs (Flint, MI)
Gary Iskra, Former CEO, Pacesetter Corporation (Omaha, NE)
George & Pam Faerber, Co-Owners, Bee Window, Inc. (Indianapolis, IN)
George Lewis, Former President, Taylor Construction Company Inc. (Atlanta, GA)
Gerald Beyers, Former President & CEO, ABC Seamless Siding (Fargo, ND)
Gordon Fairbanks, Former President, Fairbanks Construction Company (Ocala, FL)
Harley Schrager, Former Chairman, Pacesetter Corporation (Omaha, NE)
James Felton, President, Southern Industries (Augusta, GA)
Jerome Kaufman, Founder, Alside, Inc. (Akron, OH)
Jim Hall, Former President, TEMO Sunrooms, Inc. (Clinton Township, MI)
Joe Zisman, President, Renewal by Andersen of Central Pennsylvania (Mechanicsburg, PA)
Kenneth Greene, Former President, St. Clair Corporation (St. Louis, MO)
Larry Judson, CEO, K-Designers (Rancho Cordova, CA)
Larry Landes, President, Renewal by Andersen of Central NJ (Cranford, NJ)
Larry J. Stone, CEO, L.J. Stone Company (Muncie, IN)
Lee Wegner, Former Vice President, ABC Seamless, Inc. (Fargo, ND)
Mark Curry, Founder & CEO, Your Remodeling Guys, LLC (York, PA)
Martin Chaikin, Former Chairman & CEO, The Window Place (Fairfax, VA)
Marvin Zisman, Founder, Ambassador Home Improvements (Harrisburg, PA)
Melvin H. Rosenblatt, Former Chairman, Mid South Building Supply (Springfield, VA)
Michael Beldon, Chairman, Beldon Enterprises (San Antonio, TX)
Mitchell Spector, President, Woodbridge Home Exteriors (Dallas, TX)
Murray Gross, Former President & CEO, U.S. Remodelers, Inc. (Dallas, TX)
Nicholas A. Cogliani, President, NEWPRO (Woburn, MA)
Nino Vitale, President & CEO, Temo Sunrooms Inc. (Detroit, MI)
Norman Kailian, Former President, Appleby Window Systems (York, PA)
Norman Rales, Former President, Kenwood Financial (Potomac, MD)
Patrick Trompeter, President, Erie Construction Inc. (Toledo, OH)
Peter Bulger, Former President, U.S. Home Systems, Inc. (Dallas, TX)
Philip Schrager, Founder & Former Chairman, Pacesetter Corporation (Omaha, NE)
Ray & Ron Melani, Former CEO’s, Melani Brothers, Inc (Yorktown, VA)
Renee DeLorenzo, Vice President of Sales, Renewal by Andersen of Central NJ (Cranford, NJ)
Richard Kaller, Founder & Former CEO, Certified Contractors Network (Ardmore, PA)
Rick Duggan, Former President & Owner, America’s Best Home Remodelers, Inc. (Wheatridge, CO)
Rick Wuest, President & CEO, Thompson Creek Window Company (Lanham, MD)
Rob Levin, Former President, Statewide Remodeling, Inc. (Grapevine, TX)
Rodney Thomas, Former President & CEO, Thomas Construction Co. (St. Louis, MO)
Ron Wagner, Former CEO & Chairman, AMRE, Inc. (Dallas, TX)
Salvatore Ferro, President, Alure Home Improvements (East Meadow, NY)