April 18, 2024

[Global Speakers Academy Series] – Overcoming Fear-Based Decisions in Business

In this episode of Get the Intel, Chad Gill hosts Eduard Brink, the Founder and CEO of Brink Licht, to discuss the value of love-based decision-making. Eduard shares his inspiration for transitioning to sustainability, embracing fearlessness in critical situations, his journey to self-discovery, and the value of networking with industry peers.
April 11, 2024

Navigating Entrepreneurship Through Value-Based Leadership

In this episode of Get the Intel, Chad Gill chats with Chelsea Ellis-Hogan, the CEO, President, and Owner of Jim Reynolds Asphalt Contractor, Inc., about value-based leadership and growth in business. Chelsea discusses her journey into entrepreneurship and how she navigated business growth. Her valuable insights challenge conventional leadership norms by advocating for a shift in mindset towards embracing impactful leadership, mentorship, and innovation in the construction industry.
April 4, 2024

[Global Speakers Academy Series] – Impactful Leadership Through Vulnerability and Connection

In this episode of Get the Intel, Chad Gill welcomes Michael “Mike” Schoenberger, the CEO of Sunco Communication and Installation Ltd., to discuss real human connection in entrepreneurship. Mike shares his story of loss and growth and how he overcame emotional challenges by connecting with others through art and meditation. He also delves into the intersection of vulnerability and impactful leadership.
March 28, 2024

Niche Marketing as a Growth Strategy in Construction Business

In this episode of Get the Intel, Chad Gill interviews Dario Baldoni, the Vice President of Marketing and Technology at Concrete Countertop Solutions, to discuss niche marketing in construction. They discuss the inspiration behind CCS and the company’s growth, CCS’s marketing strategies for DIY and contractor markets, and the importance of social marketing and web optimization for contractors. 
March 21, 2024

The Art of Controlled Chaos for Triumph in Demolition

In this episode of Get the Intel, Chad Gill hosts Colton Thurgood, the Operations Manager and Estimator at Sage Demolition, about the challenges and opportunities in the demolition industry. Colton shares insights on optimizing construction operations, the challenges Sage Demolition encounters in ensuring high-quality service, and the benefits of recycling in demolition and ground-clearing projects.
March 14, 2024

Building a Thriving Construction Business Through Resilience and Purpose

Tune in to this latest installment of Get the Intel as Chad Gill chats with Bruno Freitas, the CEO of Empire Pavers, about finding success in the construction industry through resilience and purpose. Bruno shares his inspiring immigration story, his entrepreneurship journey, the motivations behind his accomplishments, and the strategies he’s leveraged to scale his construction company to eight figures.
March 7, 2024

Scaling a Construction Company While Prioritizing Company Culture

Tune in to the latest installment of Get the Intel as Chad Gill hosts Izabela Pal, the Founder and CEO of AIG Construction, to discuss strategies for scaling a construction company. Izabela shares the story behind her journey into entrepreneurship as an immigrant, the challenges she faced growing her company, and how to build a strong workplace culture while prioritizing staff training and standards to ensure consistency in service delivery.
February 15, 2024

Crafting Legacies With Grit and Mortar

Tune in to this latest episode of Get the Intel as Chad Gill chats with Christopher "Chris" de Pierne, the owner of TITAN Systems, LLC, about his journey in the concrete repair industry. Chris reflects on his career trajectory from laborer to senior estimator, shares insights on career satisfaction strategies, discusses practical estimation in the construction industry, and highlights the importance of encouraging the younger generation to pursue a trades career.
February 1, 2024

Business Growth and Retention Strategies in the Roofing Industry

In this installment of Get the Intel, Chad Gill welcomes Freddy Deen, the President of Wild Construction. They discuss business growth and retention strategies for contractors and the importance of project management software for contractors. Freddy shares his entrepreneurial journey, his biggest challenges in the industry, and tips to ensure quality roofing.