2016 Remodelers Advantage Impact Award Finalist

Jef Forward Named Finalist for the 2016 Remodelers Advantage Impact Award

Jef Forward, president and creative director of Forward Design Build, has been named a semi-finalist for the prestigious 2016 Remodelers Advantage Impact Award.

The Impact Award honors one of the members of Remodelers Advantage Roundtables, a peer group for owners of large volume remodeling companies.

Jef was chosen from among a strong list of Roundtables members by a highly esteemed panel of judges from Remodelers Advantage Inc.

The judging was based on four main criteria: business performance, continual improvement, savvy advice to fellow members, and generosity in helping fellow members succeed.

Remodelers Advantage President, Victoria Downing, remarked, “Jef represents the motivated, performance oriented business owner who thrives in our exacting peer group environment. In addition to striving to be at the top of the industry, Jef also shares knowledge, expertise and experiences with peers across the United States and Canada, with the goal of helping all reach their personal and professional goals.”

“It’s an honor to be recognized by this industry powerhouse organization,” says Jef. “We’ve worked hard to build a company that delivers a fantastic building experience for our clients. We know that our efforts are appreciated because it is ultimately their referrals that are so important to our business. Our membership in Roundtables is one way we immerse ourselves in the knowledge that makes our company stand out.”

About the Remodelers Advantage Impact Award

The Remodelers Advantage Impact Award is presented annually to one member of the Roundtables Peer Groups, an organization created to help remodeling company owners create strong, consistently profitable businesses.

Remodelers Advantage Inc. is solely dedicated to helping professional remodeling contractors grow ever-more successful while creating a working environment that also allows them to lead more balanced and satisfying lives.

As the remodeling industry’s most comprehensive support organization for remodeling business owners since 1987, Remodelers Advantage has helped thousands of remodelers, from start-ups to $30 million firms, improve company performance and quality of life.

About Jef Forward and Forward Design Build

Jef Forward is the president and creative director of Forward Design Build, a small design/build firm located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, focused on custom home building and remodeling projects.

Jef worked his way through college and ultimately earned his Master’s Degree in Architecture from the University of Michigan by building decks and being a carpenter for a local remodeler. After graduation, he spent four years working in local architectural offices, and while that was a great experience, he missed building. And because he loves to design and build, in 1997 he started his company, which focuses on a design/build method to ensure successful projects. Visit PlanForward.net for more details.