Dave founded a roofing company at age 28, which eventually operated with 22 branches in 13 states and in the early 1970’s had a volume of $60 million. His ideas and counseling have brought success to thousands. Dave’s experience representing Fortune 500 companies as well as entrepreneurs gives him a rich history of profit improvements, turnarounds, and in-depth problem-solving.
He is the President of the oldest, largest, and most successful consulting company representing industry businesses. He has appeared in over 150 training videos. He is the author of the best-selling book: Have a Great Year Every Year. His company developed the sales methods which are used by the most successful people in the industry.
In 2009, Brian Gottlieb founded Tundraland Home Improvements on a plastic folding table with just $3000. Since that time, he’s founded Jacuzzi Bath Remodel of Arizona and Renewal by Andersen of Greater Wisconsin. In 2021, Jacuzzi Corporation acquired his Arizona business and in 2022, Leaf Home Enhancements acquired Tundraland. He still owns and operates his Renewal business in Wisconsin, where he employs more than 300 people.
Brian is widely recognized for his inspirational leadership style which systematically unleashes the full potential in others, and through that process, creates an environment where both business and people become limitless. By obsessing on people development, his businesses have rightfully earned the reputation of being amongst the best-run home improvement companies
Chris is currently the Chief Sales Officer of Leaf Home and President of Leaffilter, managing a team of 190 Operations/Sales Managers, 20 Regional Sales Managers, and over 2,300 “direct-to-consumer” sales representatives across North America.
He has an extensive 25-year background in the construction and remodeling industries, including 11 years as Vice President of Sales at Owens Corning Basements. Chris currently serves as a board member for Erie Construction and on Gridiron Capital’s Board of Business Executives.
Paul is a respected industry in-home sales expert worked in the industry since he was 12 years old. His development continued for industry stalwarts such as Pacesetter and Statewide Home Improvement. He eventually became the National Trainer and Specialist in developing in-home selling programs for Alcoa, Ply Gem, and Westlake Royal Building Products.
Over the course of his career, Paul has created sales training programs for many of the leading home improvement retailers and manufacturers across North America and is known for his motivational approach that inspires in-home salespeople to perfect their skills. He currently works as a Consultant for Westlake Royal Building Products and specializes in developing sales systems for insulated siding.
Abby launched her company in 2010 – – on the premise of a “dare” – – and Abby Windows, which serves the Milwaukee area is now one of the most recognized businesses in the home improvement industry. She is one of a handful of woman owners in the industry and focuses on a culture of efficiency while embracing technology.
Abby also runs several radio programs that share remodeling and home improvement tips. She believes that they “create trust and give homeowners an education about who Abby Windows is, and feel as if they know her on a personal level.”
John specializes in business development and maximizing probability for industry companies. He has over 30 years of successful experience in leadership and management and has trained in-home sales personnel for over two decades.
Prior to joining Dave Yoho Associates, John oversaw the operations of two separate successful home improvement companies. His passion lies in helping others achieve their personal, professional, and financial goals.
John has a bachelor’s degree in Business Management with an emphasis in Organizational Development and was a recipient of The Distinguished Achievement Award for Outstanding Leadership, Scholarship, and Service.
Stephanie joined Destination Motivation in 2018 as a Happiness Manager and has spent the past 4 years helping clients get additional leads, close more sales, and reduce cancellations. She has more than two decades of experience in the home improvement and home services marketplace working at nearly every level including, scheduling, sales and marketing, and operations.
Stephanie works closely with her clients in using Destination Motivation’s unique incentive programs to help accomplish their business goals due to her high understanding of what drives efficiency and profit in the industry.
Joe is a lifelong innovator, entrepreneur, and problem solver, and the CEO and Inventor of FlexScreen, the world’s first and only flexible window screen, which became a Shark Tank sensation.
Since its introduction into the marketplace, FlexScreen has gained international attention and earned multiple awards, drawing interest and eventual partnerships with powerhouse entities, including Global 500 company, Saint Gobain.
Since 1995, Chris has helped thousands of companies not just develop their online presence but has taught them to dominate the competition, and in 2006, he founded one of the largest digital marketing agencies in the country. His experience includes helping companies of all sizes, from smaller operations to multinational corporations like DuPont Registry, Owens Corning, Pella, Black and Decker, and even major universities like Johns Hopkins and Florida State University.
Chris’ approach of “educate above all else” has made him a popular choice in speaking circuits to educate on “best practices” and what it takes to compete in a digital world. Additionally, Chris has taught classes on entrepreneurship and digital marketing at the University of South Florida and the University of Tampa.
Nick started working at Homefix by passing out flyers when he was a sophomore in high school. He transitioned to becoming a sales rep and was the inaugural member of Homefix’s “Elite Diamond Club as the first rep to reach 5 million dollars in net sales.
Over the last 12 years, Nick has operated as the SVP of Sales for Homefix, where he oversees more than 70 reps, 3 Directors, and 3 General Managers. During his tenure, Homefix has grown by more than 300% and increased its “NSLI” by over 1,000 per lead.
Charlie captivates his audiences and teaches them how to master the right mindset, missions, and moves to reach their personal potential to drive massive revenue. He has leveraged his expertise in sales and marketing to work with and collaborate with billion-dollar brands and collaborates with the top motivational speakers and trainers in the world such as Tony Robbins, Les Brown, and Eric Thomas.
Charlie’s 30 years of “boots on the ground” and under-fire sales experience have led him to create proven techniques and strategies to activate, acquire, and achieve massive success.
Brad is the Vice President of Dave Yoho Associates and is known for being one of the most creative marketing professionals in the industry and develops powerful inside sales, follow-up, nurture, and referral scripts for the leading companies in the industry.
He executed a corporate strategy redesign, which led Dave Yoho Associates from generating under 2% of business online to 50% in less than 3 years, and the introduction of a new platform to use the DISC Analysis Profile and other hiring assessments to reduce turnover and improve efficiency.
Frank is the founder and President of American Metal Roofs and Metal Roofing Consultants. Trained as a physician, Frank has used his medical knowledge to develop methods of analyzing and staging a home’s health. In doing so, he facilitates emotion which is crucial for an impactful and profitable sales presentation.
Frank sits on the Board of the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA), which provides guidance to North American metal roofing manufacturers and contractors. In 2018, Frank received the “Legends of the Home Improvement” award for his leadership and development of the residential metal roofing industry.
Scott is the President of Florida Window and Door which ranked #23 on Qualified Remodeler’s Top 500 List for 2021. He also owns two separate industry companies, Central Window, and Indian River Glass which focus primarily on hurricane protection products.
Scott believes that in order to thrive in the industry, you must have a strict process for recruiting and hiring, which includes the use of a DISC Analysis Profile. He also invests heavily in onboarding, training, and re-training, due to his belief that most new hires either know how to install a product or sell it – – but do not have a concrete understanding of how to do both.
Joe has been in the home improvement industry since the mid-seventies. He started with a regional manufacturer of replacement windows, then rapidly progressed to a company that manufactured doors, sunrooms, and patio rooms. In that role, his executive-level responsibilities included: overseeing purchasing, installation, and customer service, as well as, developing and managing the systems in place for hiring and training sales and marketing personnel. Subsequently, he worked with a major manufacturer in creating and maintaining a successful retail operation in the greater NY Metropolitan area.
He currently works as a Senior Consultant for Dave Yoho Associates, providing retailers and manufacturers with full-scale training, both in-person and virtually.
Tim has spent the last 30 years developing and refining technology solutions for contractors in the industry. Prior to that, he spent 15 years gaining experience in a family-owned remodeling company in Central Wisconsin. Tim regularly speaks with industry groups to build the case for the benefits of systemizing local, independent businesses.
Currently, Tim is a Business Development Specialist for Paradigm, LLC, which is transforming the way that residential construction business is done across the globe with solutions such as their digital selling tool, Paradigm Vendo™.
Richard brings a unique perspective as the Executive Vice President of Window Depot’s national operations which ranked #17 on Qualified Remodeler’s Top 500 List for 2021, but also as the owner of a Window Depot location in Youngstown, Ohio.
He has built a remarkable company in a short period of time in a market that most wouldn’t dare consider, and at the Summit, he will share a unique marketing strategy that has helped him build one of the most powerful brands in the Midwest.
Mark is the Founder and CEO of Your Remodeling Guys LLC, a company that specializes in the remodeling of kitchens, baths, windows, and insulation services. They have been recognized as a finalist for the Business of the Year award by Central Pennsylvania Business Journal.
In running his company and working with other businesses, Mark is widely known for his strategic approach that maximizes efficiency and net profit.
Tony helps companies turn prospects into promoters. He has a street-wise, college-smart perspective on business, having been raised in the housing projects of NYC to eventually realizing success as a graduate professor of marketing, Internet entrepreneur, business author, and hall-of-fame keynote speaker.
Tony is CEO of Assessments 24×7 LLC, a company that offers a variety of online assessments, including the widely used DISC profile. He is also a prolific author with 30 books translated into over 50 foreign language editions. Dr. Alessandra was inducted into the NSA Speakers Hall of Fame in 1985.
Brian is an entrepreneur and marketing strategist specializing in the home improvement industry. He has worked with companies ranging from start-ups to 50-million dollar enterprises, and previously owned five separate home improvement companies, one of which he developed into a multi-million dollar national franchise.
Brian is the founder and lead marketing strategist of gFour Marketing Group and The Wealthy Contractor which provide home improvement companies with “done for you” sales and marketing programs. He is also the author of “How to Double Your Profits in Six Months or Less” which is available on Amazon.
Tim is the CEO of Bull Run Financial Group and a Managing Partner of Bull Run Investment Management (RIA), and as a licensed advisor, he oversees all divisions focusing on the business’s
long-term growth. His accolades include Mass Mutual’s Million Dollar Round Table Leader/Producer, Top 10 New Client Acquisitions at Capitol Financial, Rillhurst Capital Agent of the Year, and a speaker for The College Funding Coach for two years.
Tim believes that many advisors do their job for misguided reasons, so he has dedicated his career and the company’s focus to changing how people view the financial services industry, by constantly using a “client-first” mentality.