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A Peer Network for Business Owners with a Diversity of Members

From professional and service firms to manufacturing and distribution companies, contractors and construction companies, TAB’s peer network for business owners represents the perspective, insights and ideas of 3,000 business owners to drive your business to the next level. TAB members in Birmingham, Mountain Brook, Homewood, Vestavia Hills, Cahaba Heights, and Hoover improve business results by sharing business ideas, strategies, tactics and business experiences in unique business groups – all to achieve greater success.

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Rob Walker Architects

Rob Walker is the founder/owner of an architectural firm that specializes in creating unique restaurant spaces in addition to may other retail spaces.

At Rob Walker Architects, we believe the architect’s role extends beyond the traditional services. We serve as a close advisor and partner to the clients for the entire process. Our knowledge and experience helping to sift through the labyrinth of regulatory, financial and management issues that every development project entails has yielded successful projects for our clients.

Rob Walker Architects, LLC is a design firm with a wide array of expertise in the building industry. Rob Walker Architects’ experience with mixed-use developments, office buildings, multi-family residential, single-family residential, educational, and restaurant facilities provide the broad spectrum of knowledge to each project.


Rob Walker

(205) 542-0342

[email protected]


Adam Bidner is the President of Andy-On-Call in Birmingham. Andy-On-Call specializes in repair, renovation, for homeowners.

Drake Homes

Andrew Lange is the founder and president of a “Design-Build” residential construction and renovation company.

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Drake Homes is a diverse group of mature home building professionals with a rich history in home design and construction. We believe that taking a personal approach to the Design/Build process delivers a positive and fulfilling experience.

We partner with our clients and serve them with integrity and respect to develop the custom home they’ve always dreamed of building. With a passion for creating truly extraordinary dwellings, we will bring your unique vision to life.

At Drake Homes, we understand that your home is deeply personal. As such, we consider home construction to be a craft. Your home matters to you and you deserve the opportunity to live well and enjoy your space.  Our team’s main goal is working together to provide an outstanding customer experience every step of the way.


We take great pride at Drake Homes in the relationships we build with each and every client who has entrusted us in the designing and building of their dream home.

No matter how big or small the project, we never lose sight of the fact that this is a very personal journey and the process from start to finish should be exciting and enjoyable.

The keys to our success as an Alabama custom home building company is a direct result of meeting and exceeding the expectations of everyone we build for.  With that, we are honored to call our clients friends and are pleased to share some of the comments that we have received through our survey process.


Andy Lange

(205) 337-0036

[email protected]


Advantage Resources Inc.

Mike Kozlik is President of Advantage Resources Inc. a business services firm based in Birmingham, Alabama providing specialized Business Development and Consulting services to small businesses.

Covenant Group

Paul Berry is Founder and Owner of a financial planning and services firm specializing in financial planning, estate planning and various other financial services.

Sunbelt Glass LLC

Chris Holcomb is the owner of Sunbelt Glass a commercial glass window fabricator and installer.



Chris Holcomb

(205) 908-0462

[email protected]

Zippy Shell

Jarrod Hart is the owner of Zippy Shell in Birmingham, AL

Zippy Shell Incorporated is a portable storage and moving company, based out of Georgetown, Washington, D.C., the Birmingham operation is a Franchise owned by Jarrod Hart. It is the fastest growing franchise business in both the storage and moving industries. Zippy Shell was recognized for its innovative franchise business model in June 2015.

We like to keep things simple. We deliver a storage container to you and your stuff gets loaded. All you’ll need is 2-3 days and then  we’ll pick up your shell and store it safely. Need something from your shell or to have it delivered to your new place? Give us a call and we will deliver your stuff back to you. It’s as easy as that.


Jarrod Hart

(205) 542-5950

[email protected]


Mo Canady is the Executive Director, for the Non-Profit Organization, National Association of School Resource Officers.

Residential Waste Services

Pat Cook is the founder and owner of Residential Waste Services specializing in waste pick-up and management of multi-family residential dwellings.

Residential Waste Service has many years experience in the Multifamily Industry and the Concierge Trash Collection business.  This combined experience gives Residential Waste Service the unique ability to tailor its services to fit your community.

The Concierge Trash Collection Service consists of a 5 night per week collection.  Each service night, residents place their waste container provided by Residential Waste Service outside their front door.  The staff of Residential Waste Service then retrieves their trash.

Service Benefits:

  • Increases the value and class of your community
  • Increases efficiency of maintenance staff
  • Potential payroll savings
  • Helps your community stand out amongst competition
  • Simplifies residents’ life with “Five Night Per Week” pick up
  • Prevents resident’s from having to place trash bags
    on or in their car
  • Keeps the dumpster area clean
  • Provides a Presence at the Community after hours

Pat Cook

205 223-1834

[email protected]


Medical Business Management

Joe Gribbin is the Owner of Medical Business Management.

MBM Specializes in medical billing processing and receivables.

Medical Business Management (MBM) is a full service claims, billing, and medical practice management company.  We generate cash flow for our clients, by implementing the medical billing/collections revenue cycle. Our specialty is anesthesia medical billing.

Established in 1990, our locally owned company serves over 500 healthcare providers including, physicians and nurse anesthetists (CRNAs). Provider specialties include: anesthesiology, pain management, physical medicine, internal medicine, hospitalist, ophthalmology, psychiatry, physical therapy and nurse practitioners

Located in Vestavia Hills, Alabama (Birmingham metro area), we employ a well-trained staff, who complete the billing and collections functions that include: physician credentialing, medical coding, data input, filing claims, payment posting, follow-up and bill collections.

Joe Gribbin is the founder and President.  Gribbin has a Masters of Science in Hospital and Health Administration; he had 12 years experience as a hospital administrator before organizing MBM.  Gribbin has a wealth of experience in practice management, revenue development and provider credentialing. The Alabama Association of Nurse Anesthetists recently recognized Gribbin as a “reimbursement advisor.”

Joe Gribbin, Jr. is Vice President of Operations.  Gribbin Jr. has a Bachelor of Science in Commerce and Business Administration; he comes with a background of medical sales to radiology departments.  Gribbin, Jr. brings a high interest in technology and software development helping create a proficient well-organized operation.

MBM specializes in anesthesia billing services with a focus on assisting anesthesiologist, CRNA and hospital. We take pride in the accuracy, efficiency and results of our service.



Joe Gribbin, Jr.

(205) 979-5882, Ext 103

[email protected]

Southern Directional

Tina & Matt Calma, – Tina Calma is President of Southern Directional

Southern Directional is a utilities construction company specializing in gas line, water line and other pipeline services. For more information contact Tina at: [email protected]

Southern Directional incorporated in 1999, bringing a spirit of excellence and integrity to the underground industry. Our primary scope of work is underground utilities which includes but not limited to installation of gas services and main line, water services and main line, fiber optic, cable and electrical conduit installation.  We are OQ certified with the highest industry standards.  We implement an approved DOT Safety and Drug program, as well as OSHA safety training program.

We are a Certified Woman Owned as well as a DBE Certified Business.  We graduated the SBA 8(a) program in 2012.

Our main focus is integrity, moral character and quality service.



Tina Calma

(205) 966-5209

[email protected]

Nelson Engineering

Ryan Nelson is the Owner of Nelson Engineering.

Nelson & Company, PC is a professional engineering design services and project management company providing civil and environmental consulting engineering services in the Southeast for over 15 years. Our design office is located in Birmingham, Alabama, but we also have a field offices at most job-sites.  We work primarily for municipalities, counties, municipal boards, and public utility districts.  Our specialty is design of water and wastewater facilities, but we also work on other municipal engineering and planning projects outside the water and wastewater field, such as industrial parks and road projects.



Ryan Nelson

(205) 989-5690

[email protected]

Ambit Solutions

Craig Reeves is the Owner of Ambit Solutions

Ambit Solutions, LLC provides Voice over IP telephone systems.  We serve the following markets: Education, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Churches, Non-Profits, Legal, County and Municipal government.  Our focus is providing a communications platform and support that exceeds our customer’s expectations while delivering maximum savings.  Give us a call, we look forward to connecting you to savings.


Craig Reeves

(205) 607-0499

[email protected]

L & R Wealth Management

Michael Lynam is President and Owner of L&R Wealth Management

At our core, L & R Wealth Management’s belief is that the most meaningful impact we can have is the investment in our client’s goals and the legacy they want to precede them. Since our inception, our philosophy has been unconditional; help build and preserve the wealth of individuals and their families. It’s more than our philosophy, it’s our Telos.

We align our Telos philosophy with the belief that making our communities a better place enables us all to prosper. We diligently pursue this mission with integrity, trust, discipline and a commitment to serve.

Telos – Aristotle’s philosophy (from the Greek τέλος for end, purpose, or goal.)


Michael Lynam

(205) 587-5598

[email protected]

NextHome Southern Realty

Jean Burford and Sharon McMichael are co-Owners of NextHome Southern Realty

Whether you’re a first time buyer or an experienced investor, you’ll find useful information about how to choose the “right” property, making an offer, negotiating, financing, mortgage rates, moving, and everything involved in making an informed home buying decision in today’s market. If you currently own property and are thinking about selling it, this site contains information about preparing your home for sale, selecting the right agent, pricing your home appropriately, marketing it effectively, going through the inspection process, and receiving a timely market evaluation.


Jean Burford                                                                  or                            Sharon McMichael

205.222.7716                                                                                                 205.253.3225

[email protected]                                                 [email protected]

Eagle Solar & Light

Sam Yates is founder, owner, and President of Eagle Solar & Light.

We offer solar power systems for residential, commercial, nonprofit, and government buildings. From design and installation, to ongoing system maintenance and support, we maintain the highest quality standards in performance and reliability. We are certified dealers for one of the nation’s largest solar industry suppliers and also have access to architecturally advanced solar panels to fit any aesthetic need.

LED Lighting and Automation:
We offer a complete line of LED lighting, controls, and automation for enhanced illumination with up to 85% less energy usage in residential, commercial, nonprofit, and government markets. Our products include stand-alone renewable energy fixtures for any roadway, parking lot, or specialty application.

AC/DC split Air Conditioner/Heat Pump:
We offer a new 1 ton combined air conditioner/heat pump that utilizes solar power and AC power. It runs off 3 solar panels to subsidize daylight power consumption, as well as a standard A/C connection. The control/thermostat is on a wireless handheld remote, that can be wall mounted or moved about. And, it only draws 800 watts for cooling during the day compared to the customary 3500 watts for a conventional 1 ton A/C unit! Follow this link for more information.


Sam Yates

(205) 482-4103

[email protected]