ATLANTA July 26, 2013 — Around the country, labor shortages have escalated with the sales of new homes up. According to Realtor Magazine, 46 percent of builders part of the National Association of Home Builders report project delays because of the shortage. In order to avoid this and keep providing quality ranch homes, the active adult builder Windsong Properties hires the best. Recently, the builder hired a new purchasing manager. With 22 years of home building experience, Jeff Shaw is a great asset to the team. After graduating from Southern Tech with a bachelor’s degree in building construction, Jeff worked as a licensed residential and light commercial contractor. He has worked for multiple home builders, including Colony Homes, Forrest Homes, Choice Homes, Sharp Residential and Parker and Son General Contracting. His positions ranged from estimator, builder, area manager and project manager to vice president of purchasing and estimating. “Jeff is responsible for making sure that the builder has the contractors, materials and equipment they need," explained Carrie Roeger, operations manager for Windsong Properties. “This will help us have the right laborers and supplies to complete projects in a timely manner in order to provide for our clients." Additionally, Jeff develops and maintains win/win relationships with the best contractors and suppliers in Atlanta to provide the best value to Windsong’s customers. In order to help the company stay up-to-date on the latest building, he also researches new technologies and products. A resident of Canton, Jeff is married with two children. His hobbies include watching his kids play sports, fishing and hunting. Windsong is delighted to welcome Jeff.