Ed spent 22 years with Rouse Chamberlin Homes in the Philadelphia area. He started out as the head of purchasing and estimating before becoming a partner. His responsibilities included purchasing, estimating, new product design and marketing, with a focus on direct construction cost control and the streamlining of processes and procedures. Ed designed and built two award-winning design centers. Under his leadership, Rouse Chamberlin Homes enjoyed industry-leading, low direct construction costs. He was active in the local HBA and president of the HBA of Bucks and Montgomery County. In 2011, Ed was voted “Builder of the Year” by his peers. Prior to Rouse Chamberlin Homes, he worked for a custom builder and Toll Brothers as a superintendent and project manager. As a senior consultant with Shinn Consulting, Ed is a regular speaker at management seminars and provides training, coaching and consulting to help builders around the country reduce direct construction cost, streamline operations, and guide the new product design towards efficiency and cost control.