The CEO of One Week Bath, Matt Plaskoff Named Winner of Fred Case “Remodeling Entrepreneur of the Year” Award

Remodeling Entrepreneur of the Year

Gardena, CA, 9.17.10: One Week Bath CEO and Founder Matt Plaskoff was recently named this year’s winner in the coveted Fred Case “Remodeling Entrepreneur of the Year” award, otherwise known as the “Academy Awards” of the Remodeling Industry. One Week Bath was also recently named in Entrepreneur Magazine’s “Top 100 Brilliant Ideas” issue. These double accolades give Plaskoff and his work national recognition both inside and outside of his industry.

Plaskoff was chosen by a panel of judges from Case Design/Remodeling, Inc., Hanley-Wood and Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies. The judging was based on four principal criteria: business acumen; financial strength, community and industry involvement and entrepreneurial spirit.

Case Co-Chairman and Fred Case Award judge, Mark G. Richardson, CR, remarked that Plaskoff “represents not only entrepreneurial thinking but entrepreneurial action and in times like we’re in, an entrepreneurial spirit is more important than ever.” Adds Richardson, “Plaskoff’s entrepreneurial spirit raises the level of professionalism not only in his business but across the remodeling industry.”

Fred Case, Co-Chairman, CEO and Founder of Case is also very impressed with Plaskoff’s professionalism, drive and passion. “He runs a strong operation in a very competitive market and looks at running a business as much more than the bottom line.”

Plaskoff was the original lead consultant on the ABC hit series “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” and is well respected as an industry expert. He founded “One Week Bath” as an innovative solution to the nightmares associated with remodeling by providing an all-in-one, custom remodeling service that consistently finishes on time and on budget. One Week Bath’s success is based on intensive training, which includes “One Week Bath University,” the company’s free, unrivaled educational program where students from all walks of life are given the opportunity to learn key, lifetime contracting skills that elevate them way above their industry peers. To date, One Week Bath has built over 1200 custom bathrooms so far, and recently successfully launched another unit in Kansas City, Missouri.

Plaskoff is also CEO and Founder of Plaskoff Construction in Woodland Hills, CA, an award-winning, licensed general contractor that has been building and remodeling luxury homes and estates in greater Los Angeles for more than twenty-two years. Plaskoff’s projects have been featured in the Los Angeles Times, Qualified Remodeler Magazine, Remodeling Magazine, Professional Remodeler Magazine, Architectural Digest, In Style and W magazines, among many others.

About the Fred Case 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 with pioneering the design/build concept in remodeling 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). The Fred Case Award is in its fourth year. For more information about the Fred Case Award, please call 800-513-2250.

For Plaskoff, being honored by both industry peers and Entrepreneur Magazine (the worldwide recognized authority on small businesses) in this short a time is truly something any remodeler can “build” on.

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