Keith Groninger - MBC, CBC, CGP, LEED-GA
A dynamic, goal-oriented professional with extensive skills and experience in the residential construction industry. Highly proficient in the development of systems and procedures used in the management of high-end custom home construction. Expert-level abilities at project management, scheduling, estimating, cost accounting and use of internet communications tools.

Masters Degree in Construction Management - University of Florida
Bachelors Degree in Construction Management - University of Florida
LEED Green Associate - US Green Building Council
NAHB Certified Green Professional
Professor of Construction Management and Building Science - Everglades University
Florida State Certified Building Contractor
29+ years experience - Custom Home Builder
NAHB Certified Trainer
HBA of Metro-Orlando Board of Directors
HBA Chairman Green Advisory Board
HBA Chairman of Education Committee

Education

Masters Degree in Building Construction – University of Florida, 1989 (high honors).
Bachelors Degree in Building Construction – University of Florida, 1982 (honors).
Graduate Assistant – University of Florida, 1983:
Taught construction scheduling under the direction of Dr. Rodney Cox.
Winter Park High School Graduate, 1977.

Technical Skills

Construction Scheduling with Microsoft Project,Natura Project@Hand and SmartSheet software.
Accounting and Job Cost Control with QuickBooks Pro software.
Spreadsheet-based Estimating and Historical Cost Analysis.
Website Development and Management using various software and online resources.
Managing and Administration of all aspects of a custom home construction project.
Supervising Construction of High-End Custom Homes.
Systems and Procedures development for managing a Custom Home Building Company.
3D CAD Design and Drawing using Trimble Sketchup Pro software.

Industry Accomplishments

HBA of Metro-Orlando Board of Directors
Member National Association of Home Builders
NAHB Certified Trainer and Green Professional
Member NAHB Builder 20 Club since 1997
Member Homebuilders Association of Metro-Orlando since 1988
Chairman HBA Green Building Advisory Board
Chairman HBA Education Committee
Member Master Custom Builders Council
Member MCBC Legal Documents and Continuing Education Committees
Member Winter Park Chamber of Commerce
Member Winter Park Toastmasters
2009 Business Excellence Award – Residential Design & Build Magazine
10-time Parade of Homes Winner
6-time NAHB National Convention Attendee
5-time Custom Builder Symposium Attendee
1994 National Custom Builder Convention Show Home Builder and Speaker
Florida State Licensed Building Contractor since 1984 (scored 97%)
Featured in numerous local and national trade publications (list or copies available)

Personal

Winter Park, Florida Resident since 1973.
Married 31 years: Camie Carson – Nurse-Practitioner; Masters Degree – University of Florida.
2 children: 25-year old daughter, Kate; 23-year old son, Erik.
Personal profile can be found on FaceBook, LinkedIn and Google+.

Volunteer Activities

2-time Habitat for Humanity Home Builder.
Winter Park Day Care remodel project Lead Builder
Winter Park High School Lacrosse Game Announcer
Orange County Youth Lacrosse Boys’ Coach
Certified by US Lacrosse and Positive Coaching Alliance
Cub Scout Den Leader and Cub Master

Interests

Florida Gator Football Booster since 1990
Technical Reading and Computers
Fitness and Nutrition (2008 & 2009 Natural Mr. Florida runner-up)
Surfing and Travel
Automotive Restoration and Customization