Mr. Konzelman has 39 years of executive level experience in construction, insurance, and investment banking. From 1981 he founded ProTech Construction and later KR Services Inc.. insurance reconstruction specialists and custom homebuilders. Pro Tech Construction continues to be a major player in the insurance repair marketplace in Southern California.
Since 1997, Mr. Konzelman turned his attention to finance, focusing his business efforts on assisting start-up companies, providing venture capital, investment banking and public company management services. He formed Investment Advisory Group, Inc. in 1999, and has served as investment banking consultant for many development stage and growth companies. In addition to raising funds, Mr. Konzelman has authored many of his client’s business plans, including their underlying financial forecasts, profitability, sales and revenue models.
From 2002 to 2007, Mr. Konzelman served as Executive Vice President for iMedia International, Inc., a publicly-traded company (IMNL). At iMedia, he was responsible for all investment banking and corporate finance activities. During his four-year term, he raised over $21 million in combined debt and equity capital from institutional investors, private equity groups and hedge funds. He was responsible for drafting all SEC and public filings, and served as liaison between company auditors, SEC and legal counsel.
2009, Mr. Konzelman founded Renewable Builders Inc., a general contractor focused primarily on large fire restoration claims, custom home remodeling and reconstruction. A large loss specialist, during his career he has successfully repaired, restored or rebuilt hundreds of fire damaged residential and commercial properties.
In 2018, Mr. Konzelman formed Reconstruction and Recovery Advisors Inc. with Hector Vizcarra to assist victims of California wildfires to properly evaluate their insurance claims. As advisors and construction consultants, he has assisted over 160 families through the insurance claim process, helping them to recover and rebuild their lives. In 2019, the Company launched a new division, RRA Builders, looking to capitalize on development opportunities in these same communities.
Mr. Konzelman is IICRC certified, and has core competencies in construction, contract law, real estate development, design and finance. Kelly brings a high level of diligence and professionalism into a construction industry with a history of inept and/or unprofessional management and performance. His 39 years of real world experience in home building, fire and water restoration, insurance reconstruction, contract administration and finance make him uniquely qualified to serve as CEO and Managing Director.
Hector has over 35 years of experience in the building and real estate industry. He started his career in the construction industry in the 1970s as an apprentice building new custom homes. In 1992 Hector founded VCD CORP a general contracting and home building company. In 1998 he formed Southern California Homes Inc. a full-service real estate brokerage company.
In 1997 and later in 2009 Hector partnered with several southern California municipalities and non-profit housing organizations to implement their Neighborhood Stabilization (NSP) and affordable home programs. This included making homes more energy-efficient as well as combining government real estate acquisition financing with private building rehabilitation and reconstruction financing. These funds were used to acquire vacant and damaged homes to rehabilitate and offer to qualified owner-occupants.
Hector takes pride in helping build strong, sustainable communities. He possesses decades of experience related to real estate development, new construction, and building restoration. Including land entitlement and permitting, real estate acquisition, and take-out financing.