Elevate The Industry Podcast

Interview With Jesse Weissburg (Season 2 | Ep. 6)

Interview With Jesse Weissburg (Season 2 | Ep. 6)

Billd provides access to affordable financing for materials on a per project basis to help offset cash flow issues while boosting growth and meeting the needs of the contractor, suppliers and the client. In this episode, Jesse discusses “financing 101” in commercial...

Interview With Larry Regan (Season 2 | Ep. 5)

Interview With Larry Regan (Season 2 | Ep. 5)

This interview is a fascinating look at the commercial construction industry through the eyes of Larry Regan, co-founder and principal of Source 1 Business Services. Larry has worked extensively with organizations to help them navigate the challenges and complexities...

Interview With Brett Rugo (Season 2 | Ep. 4)

Interview With Brett Rugo (Season 2 | Ep. 4)

From owner to intern is the phrase that describes those who will benefit from the podcast and Brett Rugo has demonstrated that the path works! Brett, who is one of the most successful stone contractors in the mid-Atlantic region, starter as a laborer for a stone...

Building Relationships to Improve Sales (Season 2 | Ep. 3)

Building Relationships to Improve Sales (Season 2 | Ep. 3)

There is no stronger differentiator in sales than having strong relationships. Dave firmly believes that a strong relationship, if all else is equal, will put you in the best position for the award. Since most work is negotiated, customers have choices. “Why will they...

Interview with Vic Verma (Season 2 | Ep. 2)

Interview with Vic Verma (Season 2 | Ep. 2)

Vic Verma is a true example of how one can achieve the “American Dream”. Born in India, Vic came to the US at the age of 25. He talks about how he went from a self-described “Grunt” to becoming what I describe as the  most successful owner of a commercial insulation...

Interview with Brian Turmail (Season 2 | Ep. 1)

Interview with Brian Turmail (Season 2 | Ep. 1)

Brian is the Vice President of Public Affairs and Strategic Initiatives at Associated General Contractors of America. The “AGC” is over 100 years old, has 27,000+ members and is the largest trade organization for subcontractors as well! In the interview, Brian...

Elevate the Industry- Business Development (Episode 12)

Elevate the Industry- Business Development (Episode 12)

In this episode, Dave discusses the key components that make up effective Business Development. “It includes sales but is much more. Business development is preparing your business, both inside and out, to meet the needs of an evolving industry.” Dave speaks from...

Elevate the Industry- Interview with Dominick Baruffi (Episode 9)

Elevate the Industry- Interview with Dominick Baruffi (Episode 9)

Dave interviews long-time friend and business associate Dominick Baruffi, Co-Founder and  President of Jersey Panel Corp., a prefabricated exterior wall manufacturer. For over 30 years, JPC has provided prefab exterior walls to owners and contractors in the...