Wednesday / Jan 10, 2018


  • Nigel Maynard

    Editor in Chief

    Nigel F. Maynard is an award-winning editor, writer and blogger who has covered the building products, construction, and luxury design market for 18 years. A well-known face in the construction industry, he is the former editor of Residential Building Products & Technology, and senior editor for Builder and Residential Architect magazines. Nigel has been featured on HGTV and profiled in The Washington Post.

  • Mark Schroeder

    VP of Marketing / Franklin International

    Every day, thousands of woodworkers and construction professionals reach with confidence for a Titebond adhesive or sealant. They trust that in Titebond they have a superior product that will make it easier for them to do their jobs better. These craftsmen are going for more than a particular Titebond product. They are reaching for everything that stands behind the Titebond name – making it one of the most trusted brands in the adhesives industry.

  • Reggie Thomas

    Director of Marketing / Kohler/Sterling

    Reggie Thomas serves as Director – Marketing, Sterling Brand, for Kohler Co. In this role, Reggie has a dedicated focus on the growth and management of the Sterling brand and business. Reggie is well versed in the home building industry, having previously served on Kohler and Sterling product and channel teams as well as brand and product design & development leadership roles with one of the largest home centers.

  • Devon Tilly

    Informational Entrepreneur / Mountain View Window & Door and The Art of Construction

    Growing up in the industry, I am honored to be the president/owner of Mountain View Window & Door and Informational Entrepreneur of The Art of Construction. As the leader, my passion is working on the business, while the best team members work in the business. MVWD is a family! I love learning and sharing what our amazing industry has to offer. I look forward to meeting you and showing you why Mountain View is the best supplier of windows, doors, & hardware to contractors, architects, & designers in Colorado! I am an active committee member in many groups such as Ducks Unlimited.

  • Brandon Franks

    Director National Accounts / Goodman Manufacturing Company

    Brandon oversees all single family and multifamily new construction efforts for Goodman and has over 17 years of HVAC experience.

  • John Burns

    CEO / John Burns Real Estate Consulting

    John founded the company to help business executives make informed housing industry investment decisions. The company's research subscribers receive the most accurate analysis possible to inform their macro investment decisions, and the company's consulting clients receive specific property and portfolio investment advice designed to maximize profits. John co-authored Big Shifts Ahead: Demographic Clarity for Businesses, a #1 best seller in several categories on Amazon. He has a Bachelors from Stanford University and an MBA from UCLA, and works in Irvine, California office.

  • Karl Champley

    President / KDLA, INC.

    Champley is also a restoration expert, home inspector, speaker, and environmental building consultant in the both United States and Australia. He has won seven Telly and Aurora Awards, along with Ellen DeGeneres' Design Challenge, for his home improvement shows Wasted Spaces and Home & Family on HGTV, DIY and Hallmark Networks. The homes he has designed and built have been featured in publications around the world and he received the Australian Achiever Award for his design and construction company in 2001. Champley genuinely loves to teach homeowners new do-it yourself skills and how to use tools correctly.

  • Alaina Money

    Owner / Garman Homes

    Alaina Money began her career in home building working on-site sales for national builders before landing at Garman Homes, in Cary, N.National Expansion of Fresh Paint - looking to partner with developers of large Master Planned Communities and serve affordable segments with a design driven product.

    Allison King

    Division President / Garman Homes

    Allison King serves as the Division President of Garman Homes, Curator for Fresh Paint by Garman Homes and design visionary behind Black & White by Garman Homes. Each position allows her to envision the look and feel of every home and the merchandising in the model homes of all three brands. While the daily operations for the three companies take up the majority of her time, design is a passion that will always fit into her world.


  • Goodman Manufacturing

    Goodman Manufacturing, a member of Daikin Group, is the largest domestic manufacturer of HVAC products and is proud to be the only manufacturer who builds 100% in the U.S.


    The Sterling Faucet Co. was founded in 1907. The company built a name for itself manufacturing quality faucets and brassware. Sterling came into the Kohler fold in 1984, providing a mid-priced, full-line plumbing brand that was tough as it was beautiful. Since then, Sterling has been a brand of Kohler, a company with a world-class reputation of its own as the recognized leader in kitchen and bath design. Kohler's diversity of products and powerful portfolio of businesses offer industry-leading design, craftsmanship and innovation all knit together by a single level of quality over a broad range of price points.