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Jackson Design & Remodeling President Todd Jackson Honored as Finalist for National Fred Case Entrepreneur of the Year Award

(SAN DIEGO – May 20, 2009) Jackson Design & Remodeling, San Diego (JDR) today announced that Todd Jackson has been honored as one of four finalists for the national 2009 Fred Case Remodeling Entrepreneur of the Year Award, considered by many to be the most prestigious award in the remodeling industry.

The winners were chosen by a panel of judges representing Case Design/Remodeling, Inc., Hanley-Wood and Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies. The Fred Case Remodeling Entrepreneur of the Year Award was created to honor and recognize the entrepreneurial spirit of remodelers and the importance of creativity and innovation to the industry.

All four finalists were acknowledged at a celebratory awards dinner in Washington D.C. at the Big50 gala dinner at the Remodeling Leadership Conference. The award winner will be announced at the 2009 Remodeling Show in Las Vegas this fall.

Case Design/Remodeling, Inc. Co-Chairman Mark G. Richardson, CR, remarked that the finalists of this year’s Fred Case Remodeling Entrepreneur of the Year Award embrace the entrepreneurial spirit and determination necessary to achieve success in the remodeling arena. “Our finalists have blazed a trail of leadership and innovation throughout their careers, setting the benchmark for other remodeling professionals to follow.”

“This is an amazing honor for all of us at Jackson,” said Todd R. Jackson, honoree and president of San Diego-based Jackson Design and Remodeling. ”Fred Case is a model and pioneer in the industry and to be recognized by Mr. Case with a Jackson Design and Remodeling award nomination is an overwhelming honor.”

About Fred Case & the Remodeling Entrepreneur Of the Year Award
The Fred Case Remodeling Entrepreneur of the Year Award is modeled after the professional achievements of Fred Case, founder and CEO of Case Design/Remodeling, Inc. Fred is credited as the industry pioneer of the design/build concept in the 1970’s and was also instrumental in developing the first certification system for remodelers while chairing the National Education Committee of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI). Among many other honors, Fred won the first NARI “Contractor of the Year Award” in 1976, and was recognized in 1984 with NARI’s Harold Hammerman “Spirit of Education” Award for excellence in education and training. In 1999, he became the first-ever recipient of Remodeling magazine’s Foundation Award for Lifetime Achievement, and was inducted into NAHB’s Remodeler’s National Hall of Fame in 2002. Today, Fred Case continues to serve as CEO and Co-Chairman for Case Design/Remodeling, Inc and Case Handyman and Remodeling Services.

About Jackson Design and Remodeling
Jackson Design and Remodeling has been serving the San Diego community for 20 years. Todd Jackson, President and CEO, has established an enduring tradition of quality and service in the remodeling industry. JDR offers design-build services giving clients peace of mind that the entire process, from start to finish, will be seamless. This approach allows for creative thinking, detailed planning and exceptional project management, and is the reason why JDR has built a trusted reputation in the industry for its quality work and commitment to client service.For more information, visit or call (858) 292-2357.