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Building Resilience: Assess your COVID-19 recovery readiness

Baker Tilly’s podcast series for contractors responding to COVID-19 and preparing for a rebound

As many states begin reopening businesses after initial closes due to COVID-19, many construction contractors are beginning to shift their strategic focus to the restart and ramp up their operations. Contractors with a developed and focused construction recovery plan will emerge stronger.

In this episode, Baker Tilly specialists discuss the importance of understanding your recovery readiness, common challenges contractors are facing in six key categories and what to do to combat them, as well as an inside look at our complimentary assessment tool.


Special guests:

Roger Ledbetter, Partner at Baker Tilly

Roger Ledbetter is a tax partner and the leader of Baker Tilly’s real estate and construction industry group in Houston. Roger has extensive experience serving real estate and construction-related entities of all sizes with assurance and tax work. His years in the audit realm equipped him with a sharp eye, a process and operational mindset. Roger has a knack for streamlining financial processes for general contractors and subcontractors.

Barbara McDuffie, Managing Director of Business Development at Baker Tilly

Barbara Schaefer McDuffie has been with Baker Tilly since 2007. She began her commercial real estate career in 1982, providing commercial real estate services to corporate office users and the institutional real estate community. She provides upfront real estate consulting and advisory services analyzing real estate portfolios, relocation opportunities as related to demographics and strategic planning relevant to consolidations, acquisition and disposition.

Meet the host:

Laura Cataldo, Senior Manager at Baker Tilly

Laura Cataldo, a senior manager at Baker Tilly, works with real estate and construction firms of all sizes to evaluate business practices and assist with management challenges. She has worked in the industry for almost 25 years, helping management teams improve profitability and succeed in the changing marketplace.

Resource center

Baker Tilly specialists understand your industry and how an unplanned event such as the COVID-19 outbreak can affect your organization. Visit our Construction Coronavirus Resource Center for additional tools and advice.

For more information on this topic, or to learn how Baker Tilly specialists can help, contact our team.

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