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2021 Virtual Cutting Edge

2021 Virtual Cutting Edge


Wednesday, March 10, 2021
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EST)


* Registration open until 3/9/21 at 5:00 PM (EST)

Event Details


NARI Atlanta created the Cutting Edge: Remodeling Education Expo in 2011 to provide licensed contractors and certified professionals an opportunity to earn up to 6 CEUs in one day. 

This year we're doing things a little differently, using the Zoom Webinar platform. But we are offering the same high-quality educational sessions you're used to from years past.

Session 1

"Moving Beyond Communication and Understanding Connection is Key" - Kevin M. Coleman | KMC Empowerment LLC

"Subcontractor Shortfalls: Legal Solutions to Working with Subcontractors" - Sam Mullman | Wellborn & Wallace, LLC

Session 2

"Sales Lessons From the Woodshop" - Jeff Hanlon | Against The Grain

"Hiring and Firing - What employers need to know" - John Jakovenko | Sparks Law LLC

Session 3

"Employment Issues for the Growing Business: From Human Resources to COVID Regulatory Guidance" - Jeffrey A. Daxe | Moore Ingram Johnson & Steele, LLP

"Annual OSHA Update" - Mitchell Smith | Pike Consulting Group, LLC

Session 4

"Modernizing Your Estimating and Scheduling Processes" - Marge Haley and Zach Wojtowicz | Buildertrend

"The Key Ingredients for Scaling Your Business- both up and down" - Peter Michelson | Alair Homes

Session 5

"Georgia Residential Mechanical Code Updates" - Ron Anderson | Georgia Plumbers Trade Association (GPTA)

"7 Types of Video Content: What they are and how to use them to attract your ideal clients" - Ann Gusiff, MBA | Gusiff Marketing Group

"3 Keys to Leverage Your Time to Maximize Profits" - Jeff Lovejoy, MBA | ActionCOACH

Session 6

"How to Use Instagram and Facebook Groups to Engage Your Ideal Clients" - Mike Claudio | WinRate Consulting

"Resolving Disputes: Best Practices to Avoid Worst-Case Scenarios" - Will Downs | Downs Law

"Practically Optimistic: Channeling Optimism as a Guiding Design Principle" - Jennifer Prins | Cambria

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Meet The Speakers

Austin Foster
Austin Foster Pres. & Owner Construction Ahead, Inc.
Benjamin Kitchen
Benjamin Kitchen Owner Benjamin Andrew Construction
Bernard Normandin
Betsy Berman
Betsy Berman Sunrise Environments, Inc.
Betsy Braddock
Betsy Braddock Owner, President Braddock Built Renovations
Bob Swisher, CR
Bob Swisher, CR President Northside Construction Services, Inc.
Brad Cruickshank, CR
Brad Cruickshank, CR Cruickshank Remodeling
Cayenne Barnes, CAPS
Cayenne Barnes, CAPS Owner Professional Interiors, Inc.
Chris Lalomia
Chris Lalomia Owner The Trusted Toolbox
David Kicklighter
David Kicklighter Outside Sales Representative Benjamin Andrew Construction
David Moore, CKBR, UDCP
David Moore, CKBR, UDCP Structures Inc.
Dean Bires, CR
Dean Bires, CR Bires Remodeling, Inc.
Dennis Delashmit, CKBR, UDCP
Dennis Delashmit, CKBR, UDCP Owner Professional Home Improvement
Donald Hagemeister
Donald Hagemeister President Totally Dependable Contracting Services, LLC
Fred W. Summers, CR
Fred W. Summers, CR President/Owner Summers & Sons Development Co
Gordon Bill
Gordon Bill President Integrity Home Improvements (Bill and Sons, Inc)
Hannah Howland
Hannah Howland Project Manager Benjamin Andrew Construction
Jack Mattern
Jack Mattern President Modify Atlanta
Jake  Covington
Jake Covington Professional Interiors, Inc.
JD Crill, CR
JD Crill, CR Owner Crill Construction + Contracting, LLC
Jeff Werho, MCR, CLC, CAPS
Jeff Werho, MCR, CLC, CAPS President J. Werho Construction Company
Jennifer Peaslee
Jennifer Peaslee Administrative Assistant Handcrafted Homes, Inc.
Jessica Flores
Jessica Flores Creative Living, LLC
John R. Rick
Judy Mozen, MCR, GCP
Judy Mozen, MCR, GCP President Handcrafted Homes, Inc.
Keiffer Phillips
Keiffer Phillips CFO Phillips | Collins Construction Group, Inc.
Kris Griffin
Kris Griffin Owner, Senior Project Manager Prestige Construction & Remodeling, LLC
Kristy Andrew
Kristy Andrew Design Coordinator Ranney Blair Home Renovations
Mark D. Buelow, CGR, CR
Mark D. Buelow, CGR, CR President Distinctive Remodeling Solutions, Inc.
Mark Galey, MCR, UDCP, CRPM
Mark Galey, MCR, UDCP, CRPM President/Founder Master Home Remodelers, Inc.
Matthew Johnson
Matthew Johnson President Artisans of Atlanta, Inc.
Michael Jordan
Michael Jordan Contractor, President Michael Jordan Homes, LLC
Michael Rothman, MCR, UDCP
Michael Rothman, MCR, UDCP Owner Rexi Contracting, LLC
Patricia Higuita, CKBR
Patricia Higuita, CKBR Operations Manager Artech Roofing and Construction LLC
Patricia L. Brown
Patricia L. Brown CEO Phillips | Collins Construction Group, Inc.
Peter Michelson
Peter Michelson Partner Alair Homes Decatur
Peter Ranney, CR
Peter Ranney, CR Owner Ranney Blair Home Renovations
R. Jeff Summers
R. Jeff Summers Vice President/Owner Summers & Sons Development Co
Randy Urquhart, UDCP
Randy Urquhart, UDCP Vice President Handcrafted Homes, Inc.
Rick Goldstein
Rick Goldstein Owner Mosaic Design + Build
Scott Blair
Scott Blair Owner / Production Manager Ranney Blair Home Renovations
Shack McMillan
Shack McMillan Project Manager Ranney Blair Home Renovations
Tim Pratt, CR
Tim Pratt, CR President Sims Remodeling Co.
Timothy Joyce
Timothy Joyce Production Manager Cruickshank Remodeling
Tom Dwyer, MCR, UDCP
Tom Dwyer, MCR, UDCP President Harbour Towne Construction, Inc.
Wallace Clark, CR, GCP
Wallace Clark, CR, GCP Wallace H. Clark, Inc.
Whitney Collins
Whitney Collins Project Manager Phillips | Collins Construction Group, Inc.
8 Other Registered Attendees


March 10
8:00 AM - 9:05 AM Session 1
9:10 AM - 10:15 AM Session 2
10:20 AM - 11:25 AM Session 3
11:30 AM - 12:45 PM "Blitzr" Expo Hall Join our Exhibitors in the virtual expo hall for 1-on-1 meetings with reps from the top vendors in the industry! (Blitzr is a "speed-networking" platform. We will provide login instructions beforehand.)
12:45 PM - 1:35 PM Lunch Break
1:35 PM - 2:40 PM Session 4
2:45 PM - 3:50 PM Session 5
3:55 PM - 5:00 PM Session 6

For More Information:

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Duluth, Georgia 30096
United States