Joe Stoddard More about Joe Stoddard Joe Stoddard, a former homebuilder and general contractor, founded Mountain Consulting Group, LLC in 1995. MCG is an operations consultancy dedicated to assisting our industry become more efficient and profitable through strategic planning, lean operations, and the smart application of technology. MCG's clients include top-400 builders, management consultancies, and technology providers developing products for the building industry. MCG developed the BuildScore balanced scorecard system for evaluating builder performance. Since 2004, Mr. Stoddard has been associated with SMA Consulting as both an Instructor and SMA Certified Systems Implementer. Based in Orlando, FL, SMA ( promotes a best-practices platform spanning all functional areas of the homebuilding business. SMA Clients routinely perform in the top 5% of homebuilders nationally in overall construction quality, customer satisfaction, on-time completion, and profitability. As a 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 or by voice/text at 607-738-0077