EntreLeadership 1-Day Event at Kinzler

EntreLeadership 1-Day Live Stream is a one-day event for leaders and their teams. During the day, you’ll get equipped to master the art of influence, delegation, conflict resolution, team unification and other common issues all leaders face.

Join Us and You’ll Learn:

  • Discover the 10 most common leadership pitfalls and how to avoid them.
  • Learn how to use conflict as a tool—not a weapon.
  • Get actionable advice for setting goals that inspire and create team buy-in.]
  • Learn to delegate effectively so you can focus on what matters most.

Join us April 27 at Kinzler Construction Services!

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The Speakers

Dave Ramsey – Best-Selling Author and CEO of Ramsey Solutions

Chris Hogan – Leadership and Financial Expert and Best-Selling Author

Christy Wright – Certified Business Coach and Best-Selling Author

Stephen Mansfield – NY Times Best-Selling Author and Speaker

In addition to this great lineup, the event will also feature local speakers tackling entrepreneurship and leadership issues facing the construction industry:

Kevin Kinzler, Executive Chairman/Founder

Kevin and his wife Yvonne founded Kinzler Construction Services in 1984 operating out of their garage. He will speak on the thrills and challenges of growing from an in-home business to a multi-state operation with hundreds of employees.

Brian Schwartze, VP Sales & Marketing

With a background in coaching football and experience leading teams to success, Brian has a passion for leadership, teaching and helping others grow their skills. You will walk away from his presentation with tips on having crucial conversations and tools for talking when stakes are high.

Here’s What to Expect

Kinzler Construction Services is hosting this free event because we practice a “Team Member-Focused Approach” with our employees. That means we’re a workplace where all people, programs, processes and systems are focused on helping employees grow and advance their careers. In turn, our team members provide industry-leading service to our customers. We’re extending this invitation to our friends and customers as well because we also wish for you to grow, advance and be successful too!

The event runs from 8 am – 4 pm, however if you can’t commit to the entire day – we get it! Just drop in whenever you are available to take in this incredible learning opportunity with others in the construction industry!

Kinzler Construction Services will provide free lunch – so we do need to know if you plan to join us. Please RSVP to help us plan!


Kinzler Construction Services
700 SE Oralabor Rd.
Ankeny, IA 50021

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Kinzler Construction Services Expands in Eastern Iowa, Opens New Cedar Rapids Location

Kinzler Construction Services is already operating crews out of their new Cedar Rapids location. Pictured at a local jobsite is General Manager Craig Coder (left) and Sales Representative Nick Hlas (right).
Kinzler Construction Services is already operating crews out of their new Cedar Rapids location. Pictured at a local jobsite is General Manager Craig Coder (left) and Sales Representative Nick Hlas (right).

Kinzler Construction Services, an industry-leading insulation installer and construction supply distributor, is expanding in eastern Iowa with a new location at 6415 6th St SW in Cedar Rapids to better serve our customers. With the new branch location, Kinzler intends to add 50 or more new jobs to the Corridor in coming years. Learn more about open positions and apply.

Kinzler will host a public grand opening ribbon cutting at 11:00 am Friday, September 16. A free BBQ luncheon will follow until 2:00 pm, catered by Nelson’s Meat Market. Raffle prizes will be given out throughout the event, including a YETI cooler (100% leakproof, portable and so well insulated, it can keep ice for days.)

Recognized as an industry expert with a reputation for superior service and innovation, Kinzler Construction Services installs insulation, fireproofing and gypsum concrete underlayment for commercial, residential and agricultural builders and homeowners. In addition, Kinzler distributes a full line of B2B construction products for contractors, including drywall, steel, acoustical ceiling tile, EIFS and more.

“Our growth in the last 30 years has been a result of listening to our customers. Our customers have asked us to provide our full portfolio in eastern Iowa and we are excited to serve their needs,” said Tanner Kinzler, president and CEO.  “Our new Cedar Rapids location, teamed with our Waterloo branch location, make us eastern Iowa’s best choice because of the outstanding capability, capacity and customer service experience we offer.”

For a complete list of Kinzler Construction Service’s products and services, please visit www.insulation.net/products.

Cocoon Home Performance Solutions now part of Kinzler Construction Services

In August 2014, Kinzler Construction Services acquired Cocoon to bring Kinzler’s resources to the Minneapolis/St. Paul market, while simultaneously supporting the mission of expanding the Cocoon high-performance philosophy to other markets around the country. Kinzler Construction Services will be holding an open house event for the launch of our new Minneapolis location, home of Cocoon Home Performance Solutions. The event will kick off October 8, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. and will continue until 6:00 p.m. It will be an opportunity to learn about our company and products, as well as meet some of our vendors. We will also be giving away gift bags and door prizes, including a GoPro Camera! Dinner will be provided by Fork In The Road Catering and will feature: pulled pork tacos, Italian frechetta sandwiches, buffalo chicken sandwiches and bacon and blue cheese stuffed sliders. We will also be offering beer, wine and desserts!

There are two builder credit classes and an AIA credit class that will be offered by members of the Cocoon Home Performance team. At 2:00 p.m. Peter Burns, Sales Manager, will be teaching an hour long class discussing requirements for building and duct air leakage testing in the 2015 Minnesota Energy Code and explore testing procedures and strategies.

Also at 2:00 Chris Anderson, CSI, CCPR, IIDA, USGBC, Associate AIA will be hosting a class discussing the physics and nature of sound – this course will use details and examples to cover design criteria such as STC, CAC, NRC, factors of sound control such as use of building materials, flanking paths, and ASTM testing methods related to interior partitions in the architectural environment.

At 3:00 p.m. Rick Cobbs, General Manager, will teach an hour long class discussing solving and anticipating typical energy problems that builders and remodelers encounter in new and existing homes.

To save a spot at one of our trainings, RSVP to carmen.cook@insulation.net.



Thank You!!

We would like to thank all of the attendees that came to our Open House Event on June 19th launching our full line of products and services at our Waterloo, IA location. We are very excited about the expansion to better serve our customers in the Cedar Valley and surrounding areas.


Annual Product Fair and Steak Fry

We want to thank everyone who was able to attend are annual steak fry and product fair this year.   It is great to be able to get many of our customers and vendors under one roof once a year!

Giving Back With Brisket

First Annual Smoke Off…

Congratulations to Mae Saunders and Brian Schwartze for winning our brisket competition.  This competition was born as a way for employees to give back to the United Way organization.  A special thanks to the judges for participating in this event and taking your job so seriously!


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