Shinn Group Recognizes Home Builder Excellence 

Announcing Winners of This Year’s Achievement Awards

Cape Coral, Florida: On April 23, during the 2024 Executive Summit, Shinn Group recognized the following home builders for their commitment to excellence, discipline, and continuous improvement.

Lee Evans Award for Management Excellence

Castle Homes, Brentwood, Tennessee

The Lee Evans Award for Management Excellence was created to honor Lee S. Evans, recognizing home building companies that have made significant progress in improving their management processes to streamline their organization and enhance customer satisfaction and trade contractor relations while achieving superior profits and delivering a high-quality product to the customer.

“Castle Homes is an extremely well-organized and disciplined custom home builder in Nashville with customer service as the core driving force for the company’s success,” said Chuck Shinn, founder of Shinn Group. “It gives me great pleasure to recognize the team at Castle Homes for their commitment to excellence and Alan Looney for his leadership and dedication to rigorously systematizing his home building organization.”

Builder of Choice Award

Beechen and Dill Homes, Burr Ridge, Illinois

A Builder of Choice creates and maintains an environment which allows trade contractors and suppliers to accomplish their work efficiently and effectively. A Builder of Choice is consistent and reliable and instills discipline in the building process.

We congratulate Beechen and Dill Homes for their commitment to excellence in their management of relationships with trade contractors and suppliers.

Employer of Choice Award

GreenTech Homes, Chattanooga, Tennessee

Isenhour Homes, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

The Employer of Choice Award showcases home builders that have established the processes and company culture that attract the best and brightest talent.

We congratulate GreenTech Homes and Isenhour Homes for their commitment to excellence in establishing a positive working environment for their employees.

Customer Satisfaction Award

Beechen and Dill Homes, Burr Ridge, Illinois

The Customer Satisfaction Award recognizes home building companies that have high standards, company culture, and processes in place to deliver what is most important to homebuyers: quality construction and a great buying experience.

We congratulate Beechen and Dill Homes for their commitment to excellence in building a sustainable culture of customer service within their organization.

Pinnacle of Management Excellence Award 

Robert (Bob) Snyder, Snyder Homes, Shelburne, Vermont

The Pinnacle of Management Excellence Award celebrates a lifetime’s achievement in superior management practices and visionary leadership in the home building industry. It is not an annual award.  Winners are selected by a board of consultants of Shinn Group and include builders who have been retired from day-to-day operations for approximately five years.

“This year, we honor Bob Snyder of Snyder Homes with the Pinnacle of Management Excellence Award,” said Chuck Shinn. “Bob was an early adopter and participant of Lee Evans seminars. He developed and implemented strong management systems and processes which guided the company’s success and profitability.  Bob was a strong, process-oriented leader, developing standardized systems and procedures. It gives me great pleasure to present this award to his wife Pat and his son Chris.”  

About Shinn Group: Shinn Group is dedicated to improving the professionalism of the home building industry. We help builders transform their organizations by addressing problem areas and building systems to deliver results that will endure. By applying proven management techniques to get results where it counts, we help builders realize greater profits while improving quality and customer satisfaction. Many of our clients are repeat award winners and leaders in their communities.