Paul Cardis founded Avid Ratings in 1992 and Avid Ratings Canada in 2003. Since its inception, Avid Ratings has helped thousands of home building companies’ measure, understand, and change their organizations to improve customer loyalty and increase company profitability.
The Avid Team provides North America’s leading homebuyer survey and customer engagement programs focused on the residential construction industry. Working with over 2000 leading homebuilders, Avid’s clients dominate the ratings and awards given in customer satisfaction on a local and national level. Avid was named one of the Top 50 Most Influential Construction Technology Firms in 2015 and was named Best Product in Residential Construction by Constructech Magazine in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.
Paul’s contributions to the industry are highly regarded by his peers. Paul is a frequent contributor to leading print magazines. Paul’s work has also been highlighted in TIME Magazine, Market Watch, MSN, Yahoo, Washington Post, AZ Central, Nation’s Building News, and more.
Paul is regular speaker at major residential construction industry events, including the NAHB International Builders' Show, BILD Toronto, Pacific Coast Builders Conference (PCBC), South East Building Conference (SEBC), Professional Builder Benchmark Conference, Builder 100 Conference, Big Builder and the Avid Conference®. He also conducts regular educational sessions for his clients, NAHB Builder 20 Clubs, and for private groups throughout North America.
Paul holds a Master’s Degree from the University of Wisconsin – Madison in Psychology-Human Development and a second Master’s Degree from the University of Northern Iowa in Educational Evaluation.