2022   Speakers

Scott Sedam Preview Scott Sedam
President of TrueNorth Development

Scott Sedam is president of TrueNorth Development, a consulting and training firm that works with builders to improve products, process, and profits. A senior contributing editor to Pro Builder, Scott writes about all aspects of the home building business and won the 2015 Jesse H. Neal Award, business journalism's most prestigious prize, for his commentary in Pro Builder.

 
Ted C. Jones Ph.D. Preview Ted C. Jones Ph.D.
Chief Economist with Stewart Title Guaranty

Ted C. Jones, Chief Economist with Stewart Title Guaranty, brings his years of expertise in applied real estate research to the Building Summit & Expo.

Jones will close it out by providing his unique and humorous look into the future. He annually gives more than 150 presentations on real estate and the economic outlook each year, sprinkling his own brand of humor in to the mix of numbers and economic forecasts.

Before assuming his role as Chief Economist – Senior Vice President for Stewart Title Guaranty, Jones serve as the first director of publicly traded Stewart Information Services Corp. (NYSE-STC) for 17 years. He earned a Ph.D. in finance with a minor in statistics and a master’s degree in land economics and real estate from Texas A&M University.

Prior to joining Stewart he served as chief economist at Texas A&M University’s Real Estate Center, the nation’s largest publicly funded real estate research group.

 
Kelsey McGregor Preview Kelsey McGregor
INTERIOR DESIGNER

Kelsey McGregor has over 10 years of experience designing and furnishing homes, office spaces, and select rooms for business professionals and established families in and around the Oklahoma Metro area. Full involvement in each aspect of her company’s project is crucial – Kelsey will be present for initial client meetings, project management, design appointments, and the execution and installation of furnishings.

‍In addition to having a design background and eye for bespoke elements that transform a space, Kelsey is recognized for her fresh styles that exude warmth and are subtly layered with texture and details. She believes that designing a home “is so much more than furnishings and paint colors; it’s about sharing the history and values of a family and leaving the book open for more to be written.

 
Sean Rieger Preview Sean Rieger
Lead attorney at Rieger Law Group

Sean Paul Rieger is a licensed attorney, architect, and real estate broker and serves as lead attorney at Rieger Law Group, PLLC. Rieger graduated from Oklahoma State University with a degree in architecture and then went on to pursue a law degree after five years of practicing architecture. Rieger began his practice as a sole practitioner for several years before expanding his law firm and hiring on other attorneys. He has been representing Oklahoma market since 200. Rieger’s main areas of practice are related to real estate, zoning, land use, development, construction, business, property, landlord-tenant, business entities, contracts, wills, trusts, and related litigation.

 
Jason Fisher Preview Jason Fisher
BPI Analyst, HERS at ICF

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Curtis McCarty Preview Curtis McCarty
CA McCarty Construction

Curtis is an Oklahoma Certified Professional Builder, a designation few Oklahoma builders hold. Curtis is active in the Norman community as well as the state. In 2009, Curtis was appointed to the Governor’s Uniform State Building Code Commission by Governor Brad Henry and was re-appointed from 2015-2019 by Governor Mary Fallin. Curtis was voted Oklahoma State Home Builder of the Year by his peers in 2010. He served as the chair for the Oklahoma State Home Builders Association Code Committee. Curtis is also a Nationally Certified GREEN Professional Builder.

 
Todd Booze Preview Todd Booze

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Alex Fernandez Preview Alex Fernandez
Director of Advocacy at Vinyl Siding Institute

The Vinyl Siding Institute, Inc. (VSI) is the trade association for manufacturers of vinyl and other polymeric siding and suppliers to the industry. The purpose of VSI is to further the development and growth of the vinyl siding industry

 
Chris Ramseyer Preview Chris Ramseyer
Director, Fears Structural Engineering Laboratory Expansion Adjunct Instructor in Civil Engineering & Environmental Science

Chris is an expert in structural design and teaches steel at the graduate level.  His teaching skills are exemplary, and while working as a graduate student, he won the prestigious George Tauxe faculty teaching award for 2004.  Since joining the faculty he has also won the College of Engineering, Alumni Teaching award in 2007 and the George Tauxe faculty teaching award for a second time in 2011. 

 
Justin DiLauro Preview Justin DiLauro
BRAYN Consulting

Justin is an avid advocate of client-value focused consulting, and using his background as an engineer, attorney, and Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE), he is always seeking to understand the specific needs of CPA Firms and their business clients, so as to tailor more effective service offerings to them.

Based in Houston, Texas, Justin has supported hundreds of CPA Firms and their business clients in capturing specialty tax credits and incentives. An avid advocate of client-value focused consulting, his expertise lies in R&D Tax Credits, Domestic Production Activities Deductions (199), Construction/Energy Incentives (179D &45L), Lean and Six Sigma, and quality management.