Business Breakout: Five Key Steps for Contractors who want to remain Profitable and Relevant in a Recessionary Economy

Contractors are facing enormous challenges today. A shrinking supply of talent, high demand from the industry, increasing inflationary pressures, and an uncertain economy are just some of the issues facing the contractor market. Time is money has never been more relevant than in todays market. If there is a recession demand will shrink, quality of work and efficiency will be more important than ever and revenues will be scarce. This session will highlight key economic, business and sales indicators that can help you manage your business in turbulent times. The session will show you how to be proactive with your employees, key suppliers and customers to remain profitable and relevant. We will present insights on how you can streamline your processes to turn your company into a streamlined, functional, and profitable machine. Companies that embrace the five key steps presented will dramatically improve their odds to survive and thrive in a recessionary economy and beyond.


Matthew Saltzman

Matthew is CEO of Louisville Tile Distributors. LTD is a multi-state distribution company of flooring solutions based in Louisville, Kentucky. With over 30 years of experience working in the capital markets with major Wall Street firms, Matthew has been involved in many economic sectors in multiple aspects including finance, operational turnaround, and strategic planning. During his career, Matthew has served as the strategic advisor to corporations, government entities and non-porofits and has also owned, operated and successfully exited multiple businesses for his own portfolio. Prior to becoming CEO of Louisville Tile, Matthew was the Managing Director of Strategic Advisory Services for Strothman and Company, Managing Director for JP Morgan and began his career with Drexel Burnham Lambert. Matthew holds a BA from Hobart College and an MBA from the University of Connecticut. Click here to learn more.