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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 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 and CEO of a longstanding flatbed trucking company. Goodman holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management from the University of Minnesota and has a Minnesota Real Estate License.

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 the 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.

Brian O'Donnell

CMMS & Facilities Manager

Brian O’Donnell joined JBG Design & Development 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, Minn. where he held the position of Senior Research & Development Engineer as well as General Manager of the Clean Room facility. O’Donnell has an Associate degree in Drafting from Hennepin Vo-Tech and is a long time ASRAE member. O'Donnell’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.

Kate Coolong

Senior Interior Designer

Kate Coolong joined JBG Design & Development in 2021 with over 15 years of experience in design within the senior housing industry. She is responsible for the interior design process from initial conceptualization through completion as well as furniture selection and installation. In her previous experience, Coolong has managed and mentored junior team members and developed a strong ability to create connections with vendors. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art from Gustavus Adolphus College and an Associate of Applied Sciences in Interior Design from The Art Institutes Minnesota.

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.

Gaby Huepenbecker

Project Coordinator

Gaby Huepenbecker joined JBG Design & Development in 2021 and provides asset management support to our managed communities and to the JBG Design & Development team. She has a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from St. Cloud State University. Prior to JBG Design & Development, Huepenbecker gained construction management experience from McGough Construction Co., Inc., Xcel Energy Natural Gas Plant and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.