Professional Builder / Under 40 Executive Summit / PCBC 2017

Keynote Speaker

Ronda Conger
Vice President
CBH Homes

Some say she was raised by wolves, others claim truckers. No matter what her upbringing, this superwoman has flourished in a male dominated industry for 25 years. Beginning in the wild, wild West of Las Vegas in 1993 with KB Home, Ronda Conger has staked her claim as the Vice President of Idaho's largest homebuilder, CBH Homes, voted one of the Best Places to Work in Idaho for the past eight years. She leads the CBH troops daily, overseeing all areas of the company for the past 15 years. Recently, the Idaho Business Review named Ronda 2018 Woman of the Year. On top of that, she received the 2018 Luke Award from St. Luke's Children's Hospital, the 2017 Constructech Women in Construction award, and the 2017 Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Light the Night Community Impact Award. She's a board member of the St. Luke's Children's Hospital, Board of Directors member for the Treasure Valley YMCA, Library Leader for the Boise Public Library, and Together Treasure Valley partner.

 Conference Speakers

Stephen Adams
Founder & CEO
Adams Craig

As Co-Founder, CFO and Designated Broker of regional start-up builder Joseph Carl Homes, Stephen Adams promoted home building and the dream of homeownership in Arizona and Nevada during the Great Recession, going from 2 to 26 employees and from $0 to $70 million. In a short period of time, he raised capital, added value, and sold his interest to a public home builder. Stephen then formed Adams Craig, an Eco-Luxury home builder, a company that continues to push the integration limits between technology and home building.  Stephen received his Bachelor of Science from Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Vaughan Buckley
Vaughan Buckley Construction

Vaughan Buckley is a serial entrepreneur and a Professional Builder 40 Under 40 award recipient from the class of 2017. Vaughan started his construction company at the age of 20 and has expanded it with triple digit percentages each year. He now operates more than 10 different construction-related companies and divisions centered around the modular construction industry, including manufacturing, specialty trades and general construction. Vaughan's company portfolio has grown from a few hundred thousand in revenue in his first year of business to several million dollars a month in 2018.

Will Duderstadt
Marketing and Development Manager of Web Platforms
M/I Homes

Will Duderstadt is currently the Marketing and Development Manager of Web Platforms at M/I Homes, one of the nation's leading builders of single-family homes, having delivered nearly 100,000 homes. He oversees online marketing campaigns, lead generation, SEO, PPC, Social Media and content strategy for 15 divisions in 11 states. Will provides insight and leadership for M/I Homes' Internet Sales Associate program and trains the team in best practices for lead creation and management. Will was in the 40 Under 40 class of 2017 and is a four-time speaker at NAHB's International Builders' Show.

Seth Hart
Associate | Senior Designer
DTJ Design

Seth has more than 15 years of experience in a wide variety of architecture and planning projects, with a background from California's high-end production housing and resort-living industry. His work offers a fresh perspective on lifestyle living and modern design. With a focus on integrated design, he has led teams from project visioning through construction. Seth's main areas of focus are in community amenity buildings, multifamily residential, resort housing and single-family detached housing, with experience in senior living communities, corporate campuses, retail, and urban infill, as well.

Michael Marini
Planet Home Living

Michael has over 25 years of experience in the real estate development industry, with a primary focus on attached /detached residential and mixed-use, urban infill projects. Michael earned his Bachelors of Science degree from the University of California, Irvine, where he majored in Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering and Construction Management. Michael has been a California State licensed Civil Engineer since 1992.

Alaina Money
Co-Owner and Partner
Best Work

Alaina Money is a homebuilder, writer, mom to three rowdy feminists in progress and 1 tiny misbehaving dog. Together with her partner, Jim Garman, Alaina owns Garman Homes, Fresh Paint by Garman Homes, Durham Building Company, Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate Go Realty, and the Go School of Real Estate. Prior to her current role, Alaina was employee #3 at Garman Homes and managed both the sales and construction teams before serving as Division President. She documents every success and failure of her career in her award-winning blog, Build Like a Girl. Alaina is currently focusing all of her professional energy on connecting and collaborating with the best developers across the nation to fulfill her mission to bring Fresh Paint by Garman Homes to a city near you.

Scott Sedam
TrueNorth Development

Scott Sedam is President of TrueNorth Development, an internationally-known consulting and training firm focused exclusively on the building industry. Now in its 23rd year, TrueNorth has conducted consulting projects and training workshops with more than 250 builder, supplier and trade clients in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Mexico. During the recent industry downturn, TrueNorth's LeanBuildingTM processes saved clients more than $250 million, demonstrating clearly how to improve product and process while improving builder, supplier and trade relationships. Scott's presentations are a popular feature at industry conferences, and he also serves as contributing editor for Professional Builder magazine where his monthly column has received multiple editorial awards.