Every creation of JBG Design & Development is unique. We specialize in creating exclusive developments that are innovative in every aspect. With an unparalleled commitment to upholding the finest design standards, we stand apart in our meticulous attention to detail in creating communities that optimize the quality of life to ideally fit the locale.
Our professionals have more than 200 years of combined experience in design and development, including identifying potential sites, managing the land use entitlement process, construction management, and interior and architectural design. Intensive research and feasibility studies initiate every development to ensure that it will fully exceed expectations. Staff architects, interior design and construction management personnel and an inexhaustible support group provide top-of-the-line design and development services.
JBG Design & Development creates dreams. We have over 40 years of experience in developing premier senior living and health care communities and residential, commercial and retail properties. With partners as diverse as hospitals, private organizations and the not-forprofit sector, we provide design and development services and ownership opportunities.
Shane GoodmanPresident of JBG Design & Development
Mr. Goodman has been involved in The Goodman Group’s business initiatives since an early age. He was instrumental in developing The Goodman Group’s Medicare-certified home health agency in Florida and has actively been involved in new developments, including marketing and life enrichment initiatives. Most recently, he was the owner / CEO of a longstanding flatbed trucking company. Mr. Goodman holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management from the University of Minnesota, in Minneapolis, Minnesota and has a Minnesota Real Estate License.
Burt Elmer, AIADirector of Architecture
Mr. Elmer joined The Goodman Group in 1992. He has extensive experience in senior living and health care architecture and interior design, operations programming and master planning, land use planning, conceptual and design development, and project administration. Mr. Elmer has a Bachelor of Architectural Technology from Andrews University in Michigan, and a post baccalaureate Professional Bachelor of Architecture from Washington State University. Mr. Elmer is a licensed architect in Florida, Minnesota, South Dakota, and Washington, and is a member of the American Institute of Architects. Prior to The Goodman Group, he worked for nine years as a consultant to Sidney and John Goodman to refine and enhance product excellence.
Jeff Drews, IFMADirector of Asset Management
Mr. Drews joined The Goodman Group in 2013. He has more than 18 years of facility management and operation experience and brings a wealth of knowledge in the Medical Device and Health Care industry. Prior to The Goodman Group, he worked for Edwards Life Sciences as Senior Maintenance Engineering Manager. He has also held facilities and operation positions with St. Jude Medical and Wolfram Research. Mr. Drews is responsible for physical plant management and ongoing preventative maintenance for all communities under management. He has a Bachelor in Business Administration from the University of Minnesota.
Brian O’DonnellCMMS & Facilities Manager
Mr. O’Donnell Joined the Goodman Group in 2015. He has more than 30 years of experience in the commercial HVAC industries. He worked for many years at Mammoth Industries in Chaska where he held the position of Senior Research & Development Engineer as well as General Manager of the Clean Room facility. Brian has an Associate degree in Drafting from Hennepin Vo-Tech and is a long time ASRAE member. Brian’s recent accomplishments include recommissioning of all of the Eden Prairie School’s Air Cooled Condensers as well as the design and installation of a new Generator Station at North Dakota State University.
Jennifer FrenchSenior Interior Designer
Mrs. French joined JBG Design & Development in 2013. She is a licensed and published interior designer, providing a full range of professional skills to the Goodman Group and its facilities. Her prior experience includes over 20 years in Resort, Hospitality, Commercial and Residential Interiors for top design firms throughout the country and overseas. She is responsible for the interior design process from initial conceptualization through completion as well as furniture selection and installation.
Jill JohnsonDesign Services Assistant
Jill Johnson came to The Goodman Group in 2014 as our Receptionist/Front Office Administrator; and has 25 years of experience in sales and customer service. Transitioning into JBG Design & Development as our Design Services Assistant; we know that her strength in customer service will contribute to building strong relationships with our vendors and associates.
Taylor JacobsInterior Design Assistant
Taylor Jacobs come to the Goodman group after graduating from UW-Stout this past December, with a BFA in Interior Design. Before, she interned at Forefront Dermatology in their Business Development office. She worked with Bamco Architecture as a drafter, and also worked with Harwood engineering as a lighting designer.
David MoirProject Manager
Mr. Moir joined the Goodman Group in 2018. He has more than 10+ years experience as a Project Manager of the design, development, construction, and maintenance of residential, commercial, and health care and senior living communities. Mr. Moir has a Bachelors of Science Degree from Minnesota State University, Mankato in Construction Management. Prior to the Goodman Group, he has worked for Allina Healthcare as an Owner’s Representative and Ryan Companies as a Construction Project Manager within the Healthcare Division.