Joe Stoddard More about Joe Stoddard Joe Stoddard, a former homebuilder and general contractor, founded Mountain Consulting Group, LLC in 1995. MCG is a consultancy dedicated to helping building industry professionals become more efficient and profitable through strategic planning, lean operations, and the smart application of technology. MCG’s clients include top-400 builders and remodelers, other management consultancies, and technology providers addressing the building industry. Mountain Consulting Group is an SMA (Steve Maltzman and Associates) affilliate and a certified SMA systems implementer ( An industry thought-leader, Joe is widely published in industry publications and is 20-yr. contributing editor and columnist for Hanley-Wood, LLC, the publisher of Builder, the Journal of Light Construction, and Remodeling magazines. A popular speaker, he is a regular presenter at major industry conferences including the International Builders' Show (IBS), The Remodeling Show, JLCLive!, and SMA’s Best Practices in Homebuilding conferences. Reach him at