Best of Success Conference

Jim ZiminskiJim Ziminski
Crane Renovation Group

Jim has spent his entire career in the building products and service industries, both in manufacturing and service/retail. He is a growth minded visionary leader with a track record of success. He successfully rebranded a vinyl siding company called VIPCO into Crane Performance Siding and ultimately Exterior Portfolio by Crane. They were seen as the innovators of the vinyl siding industry with products such as CraneBoard and Architectural Essentials. Jim led the successful sale of that company and later ran the entire sales and marketing groups for Royal Building Products to whom the company was sold. Jim then rejoined Crane Group as the President of AMC (Able, Mr. Roof and Contractors Inc). He rebranded this company as well this time to Crane Renovation Group and set upon an aggressive growth plan, doubling the company in his 7 years of leadership. He reorganized the business into two distinct groups, a residential group (Able/Mr. Roof) and a commercial group (Ci). He hired and promoted a President of each group and also a CFO with experience in acquisitions. Jim then transitioned to Crane Group to help with their aggressive growth acquisition plans in the home services industry where he resides today. Jim has served on a number of Boards including Directions for Youth, Crittenton Community School as Vice Chair and Treasurer, Chair of VSI and has been a member of Big Brothers Big Sisters since 2008. In his free time Jim is an avid outdoorsman enjoying skiing, mountain biking, mountain adventures as well as coaching and mentoring his twin daughters. He is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Marketing /p>