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Groundworks Grows Sales Training Roster with Addition of Tim Tracy

February 28, 2020

Experienced Sales Professional Joins Corporate Training Team at Groundworks University

Tim Tracy Sales Trainer

Virginia Beach, VA (February 28, 2020) – Groundworks®, the nation’s largest foundation services company, welcomes Tim Tracy to his new role as Sales Trainer with Groundworks University. In this role, Tracy will have the critical task of helping lead the company’s sales professionals in their initial training. This foundational training is vital to the success of the growing Groundworks sales force, allowing its current and future branches to quickly and effectively meet customer needs while providing the excellent service Groundworks brands are known for.

“In the past year Groundworks has seen record-setting growth and this was just the beginning. We are committed to providing the best training programs for each member of our sales force. We ensure our inspectors are armed with the deepest industry know-how, the most complete product knowledge, and the latest state-of-the-art technology that support them as they assist homeowners protect, repair, and improve their most valuable asset: their home,” said Kim McDonald, President of Groundworks University. “The Groundworks University team will continue to source and add top-notch resources to meet our business needs. And we are privileged to have someone of Tim’s caliber join our team.”

Prior to joining Groundworks University, Tracy was a Certified Field Inspector (CFI) at the Manassas branch of JES Foundation Repair™ (JES), one of the 11 brands of foundation repair and basement waterproofing companies in the Groundworks family of brands. Tracy quickly proved himself and soon became one of the top sales performers in his branch. His achievements were not only measured by his sales performance, but also his ability to help others excel and his leadership among his peers, embracing and implementing the philosophy of “Freedom to Grow.”

“I am looking forward to sharing my training experience with the men and women of the many Groundworks brands. Having spent time as a CFI myself, I understand the questions they may have and their mindset as they enter this rewarding field and our industry,” stated Tracy. “I stand here today as a testament to the opportunities available with Groundworks and our culture that celebrates and rewards achievement. Through hard work, I am encouraged to pursue my desired career path within the company that I love working for.”

Tracy attended the University of Kansas where he received a bachelor’s degree in Organizational Communication. He also attended Boise State University to pursue graduate studies in Philosophy of Communications Studies. When he’s not honing his training skills, Tracy exercises his passion for fitness and nutrition which had led him to coaching and participation in multiple sports. Tracy will be based at Groundworks headquarters in Virginia Beach and is excited to move to the area with his wife and two children. Outside of engaging with the teams and training in sales, Tracy is excited to utilize his nutrition and fitness knowledge to challenge and inspire the entire Groundworks Tribe.


About Groundworks

Groundworks® is the nation’s largest privately-held foundation services company. Headquartered in Virginia Beach, VA, the company provides foundation repair, basement waterproofing, crawl space repair and encapsulation, and concrete lifting. Groundworks is comprised of Complete Basement Systems®, Florida Foundation Authority™, Foundation Recovery Systems™, Foundation Repair of Western Colorado™, Indiana Foundation Service™, Innovative Basement Authority™, JES Foundation Repair™, Mount Valley Foundation Services®, Ohio Basement Authority™, Ohio Basement Systems™, Tar Heel Basement Systems®, A-1 Sewer & Drain™, Independence Materials Group™, and Bizwiz Software™. Since 1986, the combined companies have helped over 250,000 homeowners protect and repair their most valuable asset, their home. Groundworks operates over twenty offices that serve Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Minneapolis, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. The company has been named numerous times to the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies and Best Places to Work. For more information about Groundworks, please visit

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