This week Chad, Dan, and Adrian sit down with Paul Hanson, President of Epcon Franchising.
In this conversation we chat about:
The power of the franchising model
Risk and confidence, what’s the relationship?
Where Paul continues to risk at his level of leadership
Evaluating if a risk is worth taking
What having confidence in your team says about you was a leader
Paul Hanson has been a leader in homebuilding for twenty years,beginning his career with a national builder and rising fromentry-level positions to leadership and management roles inConstruction, Purchasing, and Sales for markets across thecountry.In 2015 Paul began working with a regional homebuilder inFlorida as a Vice President, overseeing the 23 markets in whichthat company operated across the Sunshine State.In 2018, Paul was appointed President of Epcon Franchising, anetwork of independent builders across the United Statesbuilding homes and communities popular with the 55+demographic, and has since presided over a period ofunprecedented growth in the recruitment of franchise builders.Paul was a speaker at the 2020 International Builder Show,speaking to the benefits that franchised homebuilding can offerlocal builders. Paul has been interviewed on industry podcasts,and is published and quoted in several trade publications ongeneral construction topics. Paul was a 2020 ProBuilder Magazine Forty Under 40 award recipient,recognized for his trailblazing leadership and fresh approach to culture and service in an industry oftenstuck in old habits.