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Jim Smith

Jim Smith- Owner/General Contractor

VIP-Home Solutions owner, Jim Smith, started in the home improvement industry in 1987, selling windows and doors. Almost immediately, Jim realized he had a true passion for the industry and, within the first six months, was promoted to management. Over the years, Jim has attended many seminars, trade shows and educational opportunities to further advance his knowledge and pass it along to employees and clients. Jim has a vast amount of experience in the insurance restoration and complete remodel industries.

Ready to take a leap of faith in his career, Jim, along with his wife Danielle, formed VIP-Home Solutions in the winter of 2008, as a family owned and operated business.

Jim is a 1983 Center Grove High School graduated and current resident of the area. Jim has four children, Shelby, Loryn, Megan and Eric (Anna), and one grandson, James.

VIP-Home Solutions is a family-owned, local general contractor that services the entire Metro area. Our mission is simple: always do the right thing! We welcome each client into our VIP family and provide the best experience at the fairest price using the highest standard of products and installation technique. Our goal each and every day is for our clients to be so pleased with our work that they never hesitate to refer VIP-Home Solutions to their family and friends. That is our mission and goal each and every day.

Danielle Smith

Danielle Smith- Owner

Danielle is the co-owner of VIP Home Solutions, alongside her husband Jim. Her experience in the industry began in 1994, when she worked at a home improvement company, and continued throughout her career as a leasing agent from 1999-2006 and mortgage loan originator from 2006-2010. She joined the VIP team in 2010 and handles all of the bookkeeping, accounts receivables and payables, and daily business operations.

Danielle graduated from Greenwood High School and resides in the Center Grove area, along with her and Jim’s two daughters, Shelby and Loryn. Danielle also has two stepchildren, Eric (Anna) and Megan, and one very adorable grandson, James.

Eric Smith

Eric Smith- General Manager

Eric is following in the footsteps of his father with joining VIP in May of 2013 to become the companies General Manager. Eric brings 5+ years of experience in the corporate world as he worked in Finish Line’s corporate office from 2008-2013. Prior to that, he worked in the Finish Line Greenwood location where Eric set many sales records during his four years in the store. That led to a promotion to the corporate office.

Now, he comes to VIP to help build the business and learn as much as possible before one day taking over the reigns. His duties of a GM include leading an over million-dollar a year sales team, running company reports, staying on receivables, ordering materials for job sites, coordinating crews, coordinating jobs to get started, following up to make sure every customer gets the VIP treatment, approving payroll, the companies social media pages, managing the website, the marketing side and all other things to help VIP grow to a juggernaut in the home improvement industry.

Eric is a fellow southsider as he is a graduate of Perry Meridian High School. He currently lives in Greenwood with his wife Anna and their son James.

Steve Smith

Steve Smith – Marketing / Sales Development

Steve joined VIP-Home Solutions in January of 2015. He’s the younger brother of owner Jim Smith. Steve brings over 29 years experience in project management, marketing, retail and direct business to business sales.

At the age of 15, Steve started in the stock room of a retail store and was shortly promoted to a sales associate. He worked in retail for several years including over 18 years for a family owned company with
Multiple businesses.  Steve held several positions during his tenure including retail sales manager, accounts receivables, office manager, project manager, marketing and business development. In 2010 the family closed the business and Steve started with Ecolab as a Sales Route Manager. After 4 years
with Ecolab, Steve realized the corporate world was not for him and joined VIP to be part of the family
business.

Steve Graduated from Center Grove High School in 1988 and lives in Franklin with his wife Alicia and
Three children, Casey, Dylan and Autumn.

Joe Zeigler

Joe Zeigler- Sales/Marketing Representative

Joe Zeigler started with VIP Home Solutions in April of 2013 and has been a vital part of the company’s growing sales team. Joe started his career as a Sales Supervisor at OfficeMax, where he led a group of associates to become the number one ranked sales team in the company. He then took on the role of General Manager at Cash America, where he worked for over five years.

Joe’s strong background in sales and management has allowed him to become a leader at VIP Home Solutions. His responsibilities include assisting clients with insurance claims, pursuing viable leads, building lasting relationships and making sure all clients and/or prospects receive the VIP treatment.  

As a graduate of Perry Meridian High School and current resident of the south side of Indianapolis, Joe knows and understands the landscape of the area and its needs.

Chris Shelton

Chris Shelton- Sales/Marketing Representative

Chris Shelton joined the VIP-Home Solutions team in January of 2015. As a lifelong friend of owner Jim Smith, Chris has done service work for VIP since the start of the business. Prior to joining the VIP marketing and sales team, Chris spent many years in the material handling industry and as an independent sales representative. It was his passion for the construction industry that brought him in the doors of VIP.

Chris graduated from Center Grove High School and currently resides in Bargersville, IN.

Mike Gehlert

Mike Gehlert - Sales/ Marketing Representative

Mike has started with VIP Home Solutions this year bringing with him over 30 years of sales and management experience in all different fields. Mike moved his young family from Cincinnati 28 years ago to open a new division for Printers Supply of Indiana and has resided on the south side of Indianapolis in the Perry Township District.

Since moving to the south side, he has been involved with coaching his sons teams as well as Middle School and High School teams in football, basketball, and baseball and still remains active in volunteer coaching at the high school level after his 2 sons went on to successful college careers with one son playing professional football in Europe at the present time. He has also been a licensed official for all 3 sports and is still active playing today.

He spent 18 years on the board of directors at Southport Little League ranging from Vice President to umpire in chief to equipment manager. He also spent time on the board of directors for his church, where his wife Sally spent 15 years as their Pre-School Director. All of contacts and relations with the public and business for all that time prompted one of his co-workers to nickname him as "South Side Mike"

Mike is looking forward to lending his past working experiences to help VIP Home Solutions grow and hopes to make contributions and help in any area that he can to make this possible.

 

Why VIP? | The VIP Difference

At VIP, we understand that your home is one of your biggest investments. For that reason, you want the work done to maintain your house to be of the highest quality. But you also want that personal connection with the people you hire to do the work. Below are just some of the reasons to choose VIP Home Solutions:

Customer Service and Communication – When it comes to home repair and remodel, nothing is more frustrating than having to make multiple calls to schedule an appointment and get the work completed. With VIP, you always know the status of your project. Your time is valuable, which is why we focus on providing you with the best customer service in the industry. We know that exceptional communication leads to long-term relationships – we want your home repair or remodeling experience to be unmatched.

Contractor Reliability
Guaranteed reliability and quality.

Reliability – VIP works with only the best contractors and suppliers. When we tell you the timeline of a project, we do everything in our power to maintain that schedule – sometimes at our expense! Our reliability provides you with peace of mind.

Quality – Every project completed by VIP is guaranteed to meet the highest quality standards.  Our philosophy: Cutting corners is unacceptable. With VIP, you get the best materials for your budget, and the highest quality product and result.

Efficiency – VIP Home Solutions is a lean organization. We’re not bogged down with departmental layers and bloated timelines. From start to completion, you receive prompt, courteous communication and frequent updates on the status of your project.

Personal Touch – We believe that by hiring VIP, you’re not just paying for a job, you’re beginning a relationship. Our goal is to collaborate with you through the life of your home. For any home improvement need, we want to be the company you call first.

 

 

Testimonials

"It has been a pleasure doing business with Jim and VIP! He is kind, personable, understanding, caring, conscientious, honest, hard-working, and the work is excellent. I recommend VIP to everyone!"

~ Claudia S.

"We've been completely thrilled with the work, the crew(s) and, of course, the cost. Having had many contractor experiences over the years, we've really come to appreciate timeliness, courtesy, consideration, and workmanship. VIP was superb and we thank you for that. We'll always call on you in the future."

~ Sandy G.

 

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