2020 TOP 500 LIVE logo

NOVEMBER 1-3, 2021

New Orleans

THE LINEUP

KEYNOTE SPEAKER JOCKO WILLINK is a retired U.S. Navy SEAL officer, co-author of the No. 1 New York Times bestseller Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win, Dichotomy of Leadership, host of the top-rated Jocko Podcast, and co-founder of Echelon Front, where he serves as CEO, leadership instructor, speaker and strategic advisor. Willink spent 20 years in the SEAL Teams, starting as an enlisted SEAL and rising through the ranks to become a SEAL officer. As commander of SEAL Team Three’s Task Unit Bruiser during the battle of Ramadi, he orchestrated SEAL operations that helped the Ready-First Brigade of the U.S. Army’s First Armored Division bring stability to the violent, war-torn city. Task Unit Bruiser became the most highly decorated Special Operations Unit of the Iraq War.

Owner and CEO Speakers

Abby Binder

Abby Binder
President and CEO, Abby Windows and Exteriors
Brookfield, Wisc.
No. 326 on the 2021 Top 500

Abby is a second generation home improvement contractor and has received a number of awards and recognitions for business excellence. She is a GAF Certified Contractor and is licensed in the state of Wisconsin and Massachusetts. Abby also hosts a monthly radio show where she talks about windows, siding, roofing and doors. In 2020, the company billed $4.7 million on 439 jobs. 

Patrick Fingles

Patrick Fingles
CEO, Nu Look Home Design
Columbia, Md.
No. 62 on the 2021 Top 500

Patrick Fingles is Co-owner and CEO of Nu Look Home Design, an award-winning, roofing company headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, with locations in Virginia and New Jersey. In 2020, the company billed $28.6 million on 2,189 jobs.

Brad Hillier

Brad Hillier
CEO, Re-Bath, LLC
Phoenix, Ariz.
No. 10 (#2 National) on the 2021 Top 500

Brad Hillier is CEO of Re-Bath, LLC, which offers complete bathroom remodels and tub and shower updates, plus aging and accessibility solutions. He joined Re-Bath as the CFO in 2010. Re-Bath, LLC billed $244.8 million on 20,567 jobs in 2020.

Ken Kelly

Ken Kelly
President, Kelly Roofing
Naples, Fla.
No. 41 on the 2021 Top 500

As an industry leader, Ken Kelly is CEO of Kelly Roofing and an industry spokesman, contributing author and circuit speaker, Ken enjoys sharing and helping other business professionals in all sectors. In 2020, the company billed $43.5 million on 3,621 jobs.

John Martindale

John Martindale
Brothers Services
Hampstead, Md.
No. 69 on the 2021 Top 500

John Martindale is CEO of Brothers Services a full-service remodeling and home improvement firm. His firm billed $36.6 million in revenue on 2,499 jobs in 2020.

Donnie Mcmillan Jr.

Donnie McMillan Jr.
CEO of DaBella
Hillsboro, Ore.
No. 15 on the 2021 Top 500

Donnie McMillan Jr. is CEO of DaBella based in a suburb of Portland, Ore. In 2020, the company billed $132.7 million on 20,542 jobs. Previously McMillan Jr. served as CEO of Penguin Windows.

Nardo

Vince Nardo
CEO, Reborn Cabinets
Anaheim, Calif.
No. 35 on the 2021 Top 500

Vince Nardo is the CEO of Reborn Cabinets. Founded in 1983 by his father, Reborn has grown, under Vince’s leadership, to be one of the largest kitchen and bath remodeling companies in the country with over 600 employees and more than 75,000 customer projects completed. The company nearly doubled sales in 2020 and struck a national partnership with Costco as its exclusive provider of cabinet refacing.

Amy Rahn

Amy Rahn
Co-President and Co-Founder,
NewSouth Windows, Tampa, Fla.
No. 16 on the 2021 Top 500

Ms. Rahn is a former consumer products goods marketer who launched the NewSouth brand and today manages the lead-generation efforts of this fast-growing firm. NewSouth billed $122.4 million on 7,134 jobs in 2020.

BJ Werzyn

B.J. Werzyn
CEO, West Shore Home, Inc.
Mechanicsburg, Pa.
No. 6 on the 2021 Top 500

B.J. Werzyn is the founder and CEO of West Shore Home. He started the company in Central Pennsylvania in 2006 with one goal—becoming the Most Admired Home Improvement Brand in the country. That vision led B.J. to grow West Shore Home into one of the largest direct to consumer home remodelers in the nation in just 15 years. West Shore Home has over 20 locations in 12 states, with plans for continued national expansion. In 2020, the company billed $456.7 million on 43,970 jobs.

TOP 500 LIVE Faculty and Experts

John Anglis
CareFree Home Pros, Avon, Conn.
No. 310 on the 2021 Top 500

In addition to helping salespeople all over the country, Anglis owns and operates a growing home improvement firm. His unique sales methods are proven to increase closing ratios while elevating customer satisfaction.

Chris Behan
Tampa, Fla.

Behan is an internet marketing pioneer with 23 years of experience. He understands the key components of successful online marketing strategies that yield long-lasting results for companies of all sizes by developing online identities to tap new markets.

Brown Jr.

Tim Brown, Jr.
President, RGS Exteriors
Salt Lake City, Utah
No. 224 on the 2021 Top 500

Tim Brown, Jr. is President of RGS Exteriors in Salt Lake City, Utah. Brown is a second generation owner of a family business. RGS specializes in gutters, siding, windows, chimney hoods and other services from three locations around Utah. Brown is a longtime member of Certified Contractors Network.

Dominic Caminata

Dominic Caminata
Grosso University

Mr. Caminata is the owner of Grosso University and author of Grosso Bible of In-Home Selling.

Robert Ehmer
Certified Contractors Network

Mr. Ehmer has 36 years of home improvement sales, sales management, and marketing experience. He is national sales manager for Certified Contractors Network and also serves as the corporate trainer for Schuco Homecraft Windows. He recently helped a company launch a new division that has gone from zero to $5 million in revenue in 18 months.

Hann

Randy Hann
Contract Exteriors
Myrtle Beach, S.C.
No. 298 on the 2021 Top 500

After spending a career in residential construction, Hann founded Contract Exteriors in 2009. Contract Exteriors now has five offices throughout North and South Carolina. Recently, the company was named to the Inc. 5000 list of the 25 fastest-growing companies in South Carolina.

Rich Harshaw

Rich Harshaw
CEO, Level 10 Contractor
Southlake, Texas

Rich Harshaw is CEO of Level 10 Contractor and author of Unlocking Unlimited Lead Flow, specializes in contractor marketing and helps companies develop the mindset and generate the increased lead flow they need to make the jump to $10MM- plus.

Brian Kaskavalciyan
gFour Marketing Group, Miami

Kaskavalciyan is co-founder and lead marketing strategist for gFour Marketing Group Inc., a company that works behind the scenes with hundreds of successful home improvement companies to develop “Customers for Life.”

Craig Leary
Owner
Home Pros of Central PA

Mr. Leary has 33 years of home improvement sales, sales management, and marketing experience. He is owner of Home Pros of Central PA and is a consultant to the home improvement and renewable energy industries. He also served as a director of sales for a company recognized three straight years in INC Magazine’s 5000 fastest-growing companies.

Rick McIntire

Rick McIntire
Senior Account Executive
Dave Yoho Associates

Rick McIntire has more than 40 years of successful experience in direct selling environments, more than 30 years in sales and general management, and served for 15 years on the executive management team of Champion Window Company.

Nick Richmond

Nick Richmond
Grosso University
CEO, Matrix Basement & Bathroom
Arlington Heights, Ill.
No. 44 on the 2021 Top 500

Nick is the president and founder of Matrix Basement and Bathroom Systems, 44th on Top 500 list with $39.3 million in revenue. Nick currently has three reps on his sales force producing over $3 million per year and five producing over $2 million per year.

Scott Siegal
Maggio Roofing, Washington, D.C.

Scott is owner of Maggio Roofing in Washington, D.C., and also owns the Certified Contractors Network. You can learn more about CCN by going to the website, contractors.net.

Chuck Thokey

Chuck Thokey
BulletROOF
Buford, Ga.
Sales Coach & Speaker

No. 92 on the 2021 Top 500

Chuck Thokey is a sales and marketing coach, author, mentor, and speaker. He helps small to large home improvement organizations grow sales. Many of his clients are on the QR Top 500 list.