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JBG Design & Development Team

Shane Goodman

President of JBG Design & Development

Shane Goodman has been involved in The Goodman Group’s business initiatives since an early age. He was instrumental in past businesses such as Sidney’s Pizza Café in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Able Care Connect Home Health in Largo, Florida. He is now actively involved in new developments and acquisitions, renovation and sustainability projects as well as asset positioning. Goodman holds a bachelor of science in environmental sciences, policy and management from the University of Minnesota, and he has a Minnesota Real Estate License.

Arthur Shelley

Project Manager

Arthur Shelley has been with JBG Design & Development since 2020 as a project manager. Shelley has more than 20 years of commercial and residential experience and over 11 years of commercial and residential project management experience. He is a certified associate in project management (CAPM), a member of the Project Management Institute and a certified home inspector with the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors. Shelley also has an associate degree of applied sciences.

Bill Howell

Director of Development

Bill Howell started with The Goodman Group (TGG) in 2008 as a consultant as the company explored development and operations in the United Kingdom (UK). In 2014, Howell worked full time for TGG as the director of operations for UK efforts. In 2017, he moved to the United States as the director of development. Howell comes to JBG Design & Development with more than 30 years of experience in healthcare leadership, operations and development. Over this period, he worked for Simpson Senior Services, Albright Care Service and Sunrise Senior Living. Howell has a bachelor of science in health policy and administration from Pennsylvania State University. Some of Howell’s recent accomplishments include leading the development of The Lakes at Stillwater campus in Stillwater, MN, and the creation, management and growth of Innovative Staffing in Montana and Oregon. He’s also a licensed assisted living director in the state of Minnesota.

Gaby Huepenbecker

Project Coordinator

Gaby Huepenbecker joined JBG Design & Development in the summer of 2021. Before joining the team, she completed a handful of internships in high school for McGough Construction, MN Department of Natural Resources and Xcel Energy. These experiences allowed her to explore her interests in architecture and construction management. Having an early start in this professional career allowed Huepenbecker to discover her passion for design while also understanding the importance of building materials and the impact construction has on the environment. Huepenbecker has a bachelor’s degree in construction management from St. Cloud State University. During her studies, Huepenbecker was exposed to construction processes from an owner’s, contractor’s and design perspective along with a variety of environmental studies concepts.

Jeff Drews, IFMA

Director of Asset Management

Jeff Drews joined JBG Design & Development 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 JBG Design & Development, he worked for Edwards Life Sciences as their senior maintenance engineering manager. He has also held facilities and operation positions with St. Jude Medical and Wolfram Research. 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.

Jennifer French

Senior Interior Designer

Jennifer French worked with JBG Design & Development from 2013–2015 and 2016–2021. She recently returned in 2023. She is a licensed and published interior designer, providing a full range of professional skills to JBG Design & Development and its communities. Her prior experience includes over 20 years in resort, hospitality, commercial and residential interiors for top design firms throughout the country and overseas. French is responsible for the interior design process from initial conceptualization through completion as well as furniture selection and installation.

Jill Johnson

Design Services Assistant

Jill Johnson came to The Goodman Group in 2014 as a receptionist/front office administrator and has 25 years of experience in sales and customer service. Transitioning into JBG Design & Development as the design services assistant, her strength in customer service continues to contribute to building strong relationships with our vendors and associates.