First & Last Name Jan D. Badura
Company Spelts Schultz Components
Title/Occupation Eastern NE Engineered Wall Panel & Truss Sales Multi Family\Commercial
Phone 402.631.3125
Tell us about your family. I have two daughters, both in the medical field. A twin brother and a sister both living in the Grand Island area.
What would be the theme song of your life right now? Crazy Train by Ozzy Osbourne, LOL
What are you currently reading or listening to? I listen to a lot of music. Depends what kind of mood I’m in when it comes to the type of genre.
What are you currently binge watching? Of course, Yellowstone.
Best restaurant you’ve ever been to? Can’t say that I have a favorite restaurant. I like to try small town eateries. Food always seems to taste better.
If you had to eat one meal every day for the rest of your life, what would it be? Pizza from the Isles Pub & Pizza
Favorite place you’ve traveled? Germany, I was stationed there for awhile when I was in the Army. The building architecture there is amazing.
What did you want to be when you grew up? Helicopter Pilot.
Where are you from? Where did you go to school? Loup City, NE / Loup City High
What is the most unique or interesting thing about you that most people probably don’t know? That I spent 25 years in the Army\Army Reserves. A couple of deployments as well.
What is your greatest talent that you don’t utilize in your daily work life? I feel that I am really good at leading and empowering people.
If you could have a super power, what would it be? To be invisible.
When you’re not working, how do you enjoy spending your time Hanging out with friends and helping them out with their construction projects.
Who is someone who’s made a big impact on your life? Why? My dad. We grew up on a farm and were taught how to be responsible as to what we do and how we do it at a very young age.
If you could have dinner with one famous person from the past or present, who would it be? General Patton. He was a amazing leader and knew how to get things done.
What do you/did you love the most about your job? Knowing that I was a part of a building project when I drive by it. Meeting people as well.
What experiences and past roles have led you to where you are today? I think growing up on a farm and being a First Sergeant in the Army Reserves taught me how to be accountable and responsible for other people and the things I do.
What career advice do you live by? Who gave it to you? Do what you say you are going to do.
What are your future goals and aspirations for your career? To grow the Eastern NE market and be the top sales person\account manager for my company.
How long have you been a member of HBAL? A little over a year. I was also a past President and on the Board of Directors with the Central NE Home Builders Association in Grand Island for 10 years before I moved to Lincoln.
How has your career benefited from being a member of HBAL? Networking has to be the biggest asset. Also keeping up with building trends and codes.
What is your favorite HBAL event and why? Car show. It’s just neat to see all the old muscle cars of the past.
Any tips or advice for new HBAL members? Get involved. Things are changing in our industry daily.

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