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Best Practice Call Schedule 2023

Quarter 1 BPC – 28 March, 2023 at 1pm EST (Hosted by Rifka Malik, CPESC, CPE)
Quarter 2 BPC – 28 June 1pm EST (Hosted by Dan Frondorf, CPE, CDT)
Quarter 3 BPC – 21 September at Annual Conference (Hosted by CERT Board)
Quarter 4 BPC – 20 December 1pm EST (Hosted by Josh Huck)

Contact Josh Huck for Zoom Meeting ID and password.

Register- Southeast Conference




October 22-23, 2018, Hyatt Regency DFW International Airport, DFW Airport, Texas



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You’re invited to the
Attend CERT’s fall meeting, Nov. 10-11, 2016, in Atlanta, Georgia!
Gather and network with your consulting estimator industry peers and colleagues from throughout the country.
Conference participants can qualify for continuing professional development credit!
Join us at the conveniently located

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The New Estimator

Level the Playing Field

For many in my profession, traditional roles and duties have developed into something that “old school” estimators wouldn’t necessarily recognize. Maybe a better verb for the previous sentence would be “transformed”, or perhaps more appropriately, “evolved”. It isn’t uncommon for the modern day estimator to wear even more hats than they always have. We’ve always had to have some of the same skills that other professionals have, even those outside of the construction industry. Sharing skills with architects, engineers, lawyers, and accountants has always been critical to the success of the estimator, but what we do with those skills is what has changed, particularly in the past 10 years.


My Journey into unCERTainty

My Journey

A little over two years ago I started thinking about starting an estimating and consulting business. After about nine months of thinking, planning, and weighing the options, I decided to go for it and started all the paperwork to establish an LLC with the State of Ohio.