Based on his experience, Ken Semler is able to deliver unique insights, information and motivation to groups such as builders, real estate agents, designers, architects, and caregivers.

He is a licensed and registered home builder in almost every state in the country. He launched ExpressModular.com to become the industry's first internet based nationwide custom home builder. His efforts culminated in a nationwide network of 20+ factories that reach every state and are supported by a sales consulting team in each territory.

In 2019, Ken created Express Modular Franchising, LLC to allow existing contractors, architects, entrepreneurs, or practically anyone to adopt off-site modular construction. Ken's efforts to create the first custom modular home franchise means there is now a method for those adopting modular construction to leverage the #1 modular builder website presence, the sales leads, and the lead processing systems and get needed training, mentoring/coaching, and field support. This means that just about anyone with the entrepreneurial drive can successfully adopt and succeed with off-site modular construction.

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KEN'S SPECIALTIES

Presenting, Coaching & Consulting

Ken is passionate about the modular construction industry and is available to share his experiences through:

Leadership Positions

In the Construction Industry

2019 – Chair, NAHB – Building Systems Councils

2018 – 1st Vice Chair, Building Systems Councils

2017 – 2nd Vice-Chair, Building Systems Council

2017 to Present – Maryland Building Performance Association, Board of Directors

2016 to Present – NAHB, National Director – Representing Eastern Panhandle HBA

2016/2017 – Treasurer, Modular Home Builders Association

2016 – Chair – Modular Council, Building Systems Council

2014 to Present – Board of Trustees, NAHB Building Systems Councils

2013 to Present – Board of Directors, Modular Home Builders Association

Speaking and Presentations

NAHB – International Builder Show Presentations

2016 Presentations

  • 55+ Central
  • Remodelers Central

2017 Presentations

  • Building Systems Lounge
  • 55+ Central
  • Custom Home Builders Central

2018 Presentations

  • General Education Session
  • Building Systems Lounge  
  • 55+ Central
  • Custom Home Builders Central
  • Remodelers Central

Modular Home Builders Association – 2016 Annual Meeting
Consumer Awareness Program – Modular Industry Presentation

Art of Construction Podcast –  January 2018
Systems Build Lifestyle Show 2 – Modular Builds – How Does it Work?
https://www.theartofconstruction.net/single-post/SBL-show-2-Ken-Semler-with-ExpressModular

Mod Coach New England Modular Boot Camp2016
MHBA Industry Presentation – Milford, MA

Mod Coach Midwest Modular Boot Camp2016
What are Search Analytics and Why Should a Builder Care? – Indianapolis, IN

Simplex Homes – Monthly Sales Meeting2017
Modular Construction from a Builders Perspective

Leadership Positions

In the Construction Industry

Recognitions & Mentions

Express Modular is selected for the Inc 500 list in 2015

Ken leads Express Modular as a company to appear at No. 378 on the Inc 500 List in 2015.

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4 Genius Ways to Grow Fast When the Economy Is Slow Inc Magazine Article

Ken is one of four Inc 500 entrepreneurs to be selected to present ways to grow your company in a difficult economy.

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Why a $12 Billion Tax Break for Small Businesses Is So Controversial

Ken discusses how tax benefits help the growth of small businesses.

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Modular Building Practices Are Changing the Construction Industry

In this article, Ken is quoted about misconceptions of the "M" word and also modular's impact on the building industry.

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Building Systems Housing Summit Breaks New Ground

Ken comments on the labor shortage in this article from the NAHB.

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Is This Modular's Moment?

Ken discusses construction’s labor shortage and why it may finally be time for home builders to embrace offsite fabrication.

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Using Modular in More Ways Than One

Ken offered a Retrofitting with Modular webinar to help remodelers incorporate modular construction into their renovations.

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Using Modular to Help Rebuild After a Disaster

In this article from the NAHB, Ken contributes reasons for building modular after a natural disaster.

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New BSC Chair Sees Systems-Built Housing as One Solution to Labor Challenges

This NAHB article highlights Ken's new position as the NAHB Chair of the Building Systems Council.

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Ken Speaks

Ken participates in speaking engagements on industry podcasts where he covers modular construction topics.