Join your peers as they demonstrate how they implement the top software for our industry. Two peers will each tackle a specific software to show you, in 30-minute sessions, what modules are essential, how they’ve customized their processes, and more. They’ll be ready to answer your questions too.
Principal, Production Manager
A longtime resident of Charlottesville Virginia and reluctant small business owner, manager, and leader. Zach came to carpentry after an education and early career in forestry and outdoor recreation management. The tangible feedback, physicality, and especially the jobsite camaraderie of working in residential construction was highly appealing. Zach’s interest in building something more than residential construction projects led him down the path to co-founding Alloy Workshop in 2007.
Principal & Co-Founder
David Pollard is an architect, builder, and co-founder of Liv Companies; a full-service residential design-build company in the Chicago suburbs. Dave has worked for several high-profile Chicago firms such as Goettsch Partners, and David Hovey’s Architect-led development company, Optima Inc, honing his skills to better understand how to make the process of design more efficient, and therefore more accessible.
Tom has been in the remodeling business for more than 30 years. He started his career as a draftsman, moved to a project manager, into sales and design, and continued working his way up to become a General Manager. As owner and Partner of Renovation by Design, Tom manages the company’s day to day operations, as well as the sales and design process of each project.
President and Creative Director
Jef brings a passion for the design and construction industry, and above all, helping our clients love their homes in the process!
In his spare, time, Jef enjoys spending time with the family, reading and tinkering with objects and technology.
I love problem solving, knowing the why behind what we do and how we do it, and seeing progress.
I am always looking to see what will give myself and my business an edge while trying to stay grounded by some fundamental principles.
Technology progresses at such a fast rate that I think it is so important to try your best to keep up, what do you think your competition is doing to win?
We use a number of tech that helps us be more efficient with our time and helps keep track of our KPIs that enables us to measure and improve through coaching by the numbers and raises the bar for accountability.
President & Chief Designer
Gary Doski has more than 50 years of experience in residential and commercial design and construction, having personally built or remodeled hundreds of homes across Fairfield County.
Gary also has 25 years of experience developing projects in Chief Architect, a sophisticated 3D construction design software, which he uses to bring projects to life for his customers.
In addition, Gary has taught thousands on the most effective ways to teach designers and remodelers