The Business Podcast for Home Improvement Pros
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The Business Podcast for Home Improvement Professionals is the go to podcast for owners and business managers in the home improvement trades. We'll talk about getting started, growing your business, sales, marketing, leadership, exit strategies, long term planning and so much more. With over 15 years as a builder, remodeler and home services pro PLUS 25 years of business experience that includes sales, marketing, operations, start-up and business turn-around, Jon will steer you in the right direction. In addition, Jon interviews many experts in and around the industry; remodelers, kitchen & bath specialists, handymen, business coaches and much more. Subscribe and together we will move your business to the next level.
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35: A Conversation with John Petrie
Feb 9 15
Today I have a conversation with John Petrie, John is a business owner and the past President of the National Kitchen and Bath Association. In today's conversation, he shares with us some insights on how his business has weathered the economic ups and downs over the past three decades. John also shares some marketing tips that you might find useful for your business.
Hello and welcome to episode 35 of the Business Podcast for Home Improvement Professionals. I am your host Jon Cadieux and this podcast is sponsored by, and produced by KBinsider.com. KBinsider.com’s mission is To provide our clients and the home improvement community with the highest quality business support services and industry specific information that will help you increase revenue, maximize profits and make your life a little easier.
As I mentioned in the intro, todays guest is John Petrie. John is the owner of Mother Hubbards Custom Cabinetry located in Mechanicsburg, PA. John is very active and respected throughout the kitchen and bath industry. Having earned his CKD, CBD and CMKBD credentials, John has over 20 years experience in designing custom kitchens, bathrooms, home offices, wine cellars and home theaters. His early education was in architectural design, but his defining specialty and advanced training has been in kitchens and baths. John has been recognized by the NKBA, The Society of Certified Kitchen Designers and the Society of Certified Bath Designers for his exceptional service to the industry as well as his local community. John’s experience so impressed his peers that he was recently elected to the Executive Committee of the NKBA, serving as the 2011 national Treasurer, in 2012 as national Vice President, and this year, 2014, as national President. In the past, John served as both the local NKBA Treasurer from 1993-98, as well as its president from 1999-2000. From 2002 through 2008, he served as liaison between his local chapter and the NKBA, as the Chapter Representative. As testament to his considerable talent, John has won numerous design awards from the NKBA for residential kitchen design. His work has also been featured nationally in several newspapers and magazines including USA Today, The Los Angeles Times, Consumer Reports, Forbes, and others.
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