Builder Partnerships and Shinn Consulting founder Charles C. (Chuck) Shinn Jr. has been focused on improving management standards and profitability within the home building industry for 50 years. He has led management training programs across North America, helping home builders cut costs, improve operations, and increase profits. Chuck also has worked with manufacturers as cochair of NAHB's Leading Suppliers Council. He holds a BA in economics and an MBA and PhD in business administration.
Emma is a CPA with an MBA in accounting from the College of Business Administration at American University in Washington, DC. She is the author of Accounting and Financial Management for Residential Construction. Emma has the unique ability to explain accounting and financial principles to non-accountants to allow them to utilize these concepts in the management process. She is a regular speaker at management seminars and national and regional conferences. Since 1993, Emma has conducted an annual financial and operational survey and analysis of more than 100 home builders.
Marla inputs and oversees all builder rebate submissions, along with outreach to our builder members to maintain our excellent relationships. She also pulls together the manufacturer reconciliations and accounting reports monthly. Marla is our main contact to set up our new manufacturer programs.
Zac works to connect and support our manufacturer members with our builder members, to gain personal relationships between the two. He also works with our manufacturer members to provide them with our up-to-date information and reports.
Chris is our main contact for information technology systems design and support. Chris also assists with help desk and server support, cyber security, email support and hardware purchasing and upgrades.
Ed spent 22 years with Rouse Chamberlin Homes in the Philadelphia area. Thanks' to Ed's leadership, Rouse enjoyed industry-leading, low direct construction costs. As senior consultant with Shinn Consulting, Ed is a regular speaker at management seminars and provides training, coaching and consulting to help builders around the country reduce direct construction cost, streamline operations, and guide the new product design towards efficiency and cost control.
Sevaughn maintains the Builder Partnerships database tasks, in-house help desk support, ad-hoc query requests for upper management. She also offers an IT perspective on solutions for new business ideas.
Breanne handles all of our social media platforms, along with outreach to our manufacturer and service providers for marketing needs and sponsorship opportunities. She also maintains and oversees all changes of the Builder Partnerships website.
Greg manages builder payments for submissions and manufacturer invoicing. He has over 25 years of accounting and purchasing experience in multiple industries. Greg has a B.S. in Accounting. His strengths include GAAP and FAR accounting principles, P&L reporting, budget management, client/vendor relations and manufacturing distribution.
Rick is recruiting building material manufacturers, negotiating membership agreements, rebates, and marketing programs.
Also, as a consultant with Shinn Consulting, Rick is working with builders across the country to streamline their purchasing processes and procedures, as well as presenting at educational seminars. Rick has more than 20 years of experience in the home building industry, with more than 10 years as director of purchasing. He has expertise in product design, costing, and construction management of sales offices, design centers, and community amenities. He is also a speaker at purchasing and estimating seminars.
Terry administers all day-to-day operations and administrative activities of Builder Partnerships. He works on project implementations, manages relationships with our manufacturers, builders, and vendors. Terry has a B.A. in Business Administration and has been with Builder Partnerships since 2015. Prior to his coming to Builder Partnerships, Terry had 15+ years of experience in the financial services industry. His roles have varied from CFO, VP of Finance, Financial and Operations Principal, Controller, and others in firms with revenue streams up to and exceeding $500 million.
Lisa coordinates our educational events and manages our award program. She is involved in the administration and tracking of Shinn Consulting initiatives. Lisa is the editor of our Monthly Briefing newsletter and develops many of our marketing campaigns and materials.
Todd has over 25 years of experience as a home building software executive, homebuilder, and market strategist, holding senior executive positions with both private and public companies within the housing industry. He has worked with over 200 builders of all sizes on software selection, business process re-engineering and business strategy development for executive, field, and back offices. As a senior consultant with Shinn Consulting, Todd helps home builders establish effective construction and operational controls and enhance management techniques to increase profitability. He has been on both sides of the software sales process and is very pragmatic in his approach to evaluating software to ensure it truly meets the business objectives for each builder.
Jim has a BA in economics from the University of Colorado; and an MBA in finance from the University of Denver. As a partner of a Denver-based home builder, Jim was CFO and COO, responsible for land acquisition and development, finance, and other operations and departments including warranty and sales, and marketing. During this time, revenues increased from under $5M to over $80M annually. As a senior consultant with Shinn Consulting, Jim consults on management, marketing, operations, finance, quality and valuation issues for small and large organizations, specializing in effective ownership, owner transition, and results-management systems.
Emma Jane coordinates the logistics for our seminars, trade shows, builder group meetings and virtual events. She manages Home Builder University (HBU) and Webinar Wednesday. Emma Jane also provides support for our consultants and assists with meeting facilitation.
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7345 S Pierce Street, Suite 100
Littleton, CO 80128