“ Mr. Peterson is owner of Advise & Consult. He has consulted with attorneys, insurance companies and industry leaders all across the United States and Canada. He has consulted on hundreds of construction defect cases and insurance claims. ”
A homebuilder, remodeler and restoration contractor for over 30 years, Gene now mentors to construction industry businesses across the United States and Canada. He helps business owners create and sustain a competitive advantage. He has served as an expert witness in over 100 cases and continues to consult in areas of construction failures and contractual disputes.
Mr. Peterson is the recipient of several prestigious awards including: “Builder of the Year” from the State of Utah Home Builders Association (1998), one of the “Top 500 Remodeling Professionals” by Qualified Remodeler (1994), “Builder of the Year” from the Greater Salt Lake Home Builders Association (1992), and one of the “Big 50 Remodeling Contractors” by Remodeling Magazine (1988).
He continues to act as an advisor and certified trainer for Xactware, Inc. which markets estimating software for insurance restoration and remodeling contractors.
A peer group facilitator for Business Networks, Inc., Gene leads group meetings of non-competing manufactures, remodeling and insurance restoration contractors who learn from each other’s successes and generate solutions to business problems.
Gene is also a popular lecturer and during the past 20 years has been privileged to be speaker at Journal of Light Construction conventions, Remodelers Shows, National Association of Home Builders’ Conventions, Southern Builders’ Conference, Pacific Coast Builders Conference, Western Remodelers Conferences, Disaster Cleanup International Conferences, Disaster Restorers Canada , Disaster Restoration Contractor’s Conference & Trade Show, Remodeling Magazine’s Big 50, First General Services Annual Convention, Remodeling Leadership Conferences, Utah Builders Conferences, Gathering of Eagles (Business Network’s conference), ASCR Conference (Association of Specialists in Cleaning and Repair), and others.
He also lecturers frequently at colleges and universities such as Brigham Young University, University of Utah, Utah Valley Community College, and Salt Lake Community College where he sits on the Advisory Committee for Curriculum for the Construction Trades Department.
Gene speaks and advises on a wide variety of strategic and business planning and business fundamentals. A few of his favorite lecture topics include: “The Psychology of Persuasion”, “Motivating Employees Without Dollars”, “When a Good Job Goes Bad” and “How to Be Captain of Your Own Ship”.
Gene writes a monthly column for the California Contractor, a California trade construction trade newspaper.
1998 “Builder of the Year” State of Utah Home Builders Association
1994 “Top 500 Remodeling Professionals” Qualified Remodeler
1992 “Builder of the Year” Greater Salt Lake Home Builders Association
1988 “Big 50 Remodeling Contractors” Remodeling Magazine
Utah Home Builders Association
Greater Salt Lake Home Builders Association
Salt Lake Home Builders Association
Salt Lake Board of Realty
American Arbitration Association
State of Utah Licensing Board
Business Networks International