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ABOUT MBS

We Build For
A Better Tomorrow.

Module Building Systems (MBS) is a leading innovator in the construction industry, specializing in developing and implementing cutting-edge panelized building solutions. Our post-tension connection system and state-of-the-art manufacturing process allow us to manufacture sustainable and cost-effective buildings that address the critical need for affordable housing and disaster relief structures.

OUR WHY

MBS directly supports marginalized communities by manufacturing and assembling sustainable buildings using innovative modular technology.

Our technology- and manufacturing-based building process is the precursor to revolutionizing North America's affordable housing crisis, homelessness, and disaster relief housing.

 

By reducing the cost to produce and with the transportability of ready-to-assemble buildings, we bring the ability to quickly and efficiently develop affordable and sustainable communities.

OUR MISSION

Revolutionizing construction for a sustainable and affordable future.

Our mission is to revolutionize building construction, focusing on reducing waste, lowering costs, and accelerating construction timelines. We believe that by harnessing the power of technology and sustainable materials, we can transform the industry and positively impact communities across North America.

OUR STRATEGY

Transforming the built environment with innovation and partnerships.

At MBS, we collaborate with industry leaders, educational organizations, non-profits, and governments to comprehensively solve the housing crisis and other pressing socioeconomic problems. Our team of dedicated professionals is passionate about delivering exceptional quality and service, ensuring that every project we undertake meets the highest standards of efficiency, durability, and environmental responsibility.

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TESTIMONIALS

Client Success Stories: Hear What Our Clients Say

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CHRISTOPHER RAMIREZ
Arlington, Virginia

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MARCUS THOMPSON
Naperville, Illinois

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AISHA PATEL
Plano, Texas

OUR COMMITMENT

Building Sustainable Futures

MBS is deeply committed to Environmental and Social principles, shaping our business approach and strategies to positively impact the world.

SOCIAL

MBS is dedicated to addressing social challenges, such as the need for affordable housing, disaster relief, and temporary structures, as well as fostering diversity and inclusiveness within our workforce. We work closely with our partners to create better, more sustainable living spaces that improve the lives of individuals and communities. In collaboration with educational organizations, we provide experiential learning opportunities to equip future generations with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in the construction industry.

ENVIRONMENTAL

We prioritize environmental sustainability by minimizing material waste, reducing carbon emissions, and employing eco-friendly construction practices. Our innovative building solutions not only improve the construction process but also significantly lessen the environmental footprint of the projects we undertake.

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Meet The Module Building Systems Team

Meet The Board of Advisors

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Mark Turnbull

Mark is the Founder and driving force behind MBS and has expertly assembled a dynamic executive team, board of advisors, and industry partners. With 20 years of entrepreneurial experience under his belt, Mark's diverse background spans real estate investment, construction, land development, property management, business development, and leadership roles as a marketing and creative director.

A dedicated humanitarian, Mark's compassionate nature is at the heart of MBS's mission. He has devoted time to volunteering at local homeless shelters and making multiple trips to Haiti to help build schools, homes, and orphanages. His unwavering commitment to making a positive impact shapes how MBS operates and grows.

Chief Technology Officer

Lorne Henderson

The design engineer behind our groundbreaking preparatory connection technology spearheads our engineering and design team with his vast expertise.

With a rich background spanning over two decades, Lorne has worked for numerous companies and as an independent contractor. His experience encompasses designing lumber manufacturing facilities, fluid power systems, sawmill equipment, highway tanker trucks, drill rigs, and various manufacturing innovation designs.

Chief Operations Officer

Nicole Wales

Nicole brings a solid track record in operational management and supply chain logistics. Her notable achievement includes leading a Canadian offsite construction company from near insolvency to profitability within two years. Her expertise in supply chain and manufacturing logistics has been crucial to her professional career.

Holding a Doctor of Law degree from the University of Windsor, Nicole combines her legal education with extensive operational experience, making her a valuable asset to MBS. Her role at MBS involves strategizing and implementing efficient operational processes to drive the company's growth and success in the offsite construction industry.

Chief Construction Officer

Bryan Lynch

With more than 30 years of experience in modular manufacturing and offsite construction, Bryan possesses a wealth of knowledge and expertise. He has successfully initiated numerous operations from scratch, taking on roles in Modular Design and Engineering, Production Management, Quality Assurance, General Management, and Operations Management.
 

Holding over 57 building and general contracting licenses, Brian brings decades of experience in team-building and collaborating with start-ups, ensuring a strong foundation for any project he undertakes.

Founder Build-A-Bear Workshop
CEO Clark Fox Foundation

Maxine Clark

Maxine Clark is one of the true innovators in the retail industry. In 1997, she founded Build-A-Bear Workshop®, a teddy-bear-themed retail-entertainment experience. There are over 400 stores worldwide, and over 200 million stuffed animals have been sold. In June 2013, Maxine stepped down from her executive role to apply her entrepreneurial skills to her passion for improving K-12 public education and investing in and mentoring women and minority entrepreneurs.  

President

Ranken Technical College

Don Pohl

President of Ranken Technical College, he has been with the institution for over 20 years, having served as Executive Vice-President, Vice-President for Education, Dean of Academic Affairs, Information Technology Division Chair, and a computer networking technology instructor. Mr. Pohl holds an MBA and BA in Computer Science from Webster University and an Associate of Technology  from Ranken.

Managing Partner

Capitol Hill Partners

Lee Foley

For more than 30 years, Lee Foley has worked as one of Washington's foremost counselors on policy and legislative advocacy. Lee advises clients and represents various interests before the U.S. Congress and the Executive Branch on issues involving: elementary, secondary and post-secondary education, housing, community and economic development, and asset building, financial services, small business development, disability and civil rights policy and  technology.

Chair Civil Engineering 

St. Louis University

Chris Carrol

Carroll’s research interests involve both experimental and educational topics. His experimental research interests include reinforced and prestressed concrete structures, while his educational research interests include the use of problem and project-based learning in the classroom at both the university and secondary school levels.
B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in Civil & Environmental Engineering

Principal Emerald Capital

VP Development Green Street

Matt Drinen

Matt Drinen serves as a Principal of Emerald Capital Strategic Advisors and Vice President of Development for Green Street Real Estate Ventures.  Matt has over 11 years of experience in Finance and Banking with respect to New Markets & Historic Tax Credits, and Opportunity Zone Investments. His experience spans the structuring, closing, and managing of developments for those tax credits and investments.

Founder & Principal

Gladiator Consulting

Rachel D’Souza

Rachel founded Gladiator Consulting, a boutique consultancy with a holistic approach to non-profit organizational development. Through Gladiator, Rachel has combined her knowledge of Organizational Culture & Fund Development with her deep personal commitment to centering community, seeking justice, and creating belonging for those who have been disenfranchised or targeted by institutions, systems, and policy.

Lawyer & Business Advisor

Reese Street Advisors

David Lensing

David has decades of experience raising capital for large-scale companies and real estate projects throughout the United States. He brings years of experience in business to help companies realize their goals. His network includes high-net-worth individuals, lobbyists, and countless real estate development industry connections.

Chief Technology Officer

NEP Group

Gary Smith

Gary is a seasoned engineering graduate with expertise spanning four industries—telecommunications, utilities, information technology, and construction—across North America, Europe, and Asia. His experience has been cultivated in diverse business environments, including both corporate and private equity ownership.

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