Why Choose Us?

Contractor in Charge was founded to help business owners minimize their most common concerns—not enough cash flow, not enough customers, not enough qualified employees, and not enough hours in the day. We extend your office capabilities, assisting you behind the scenes through such services as accounting, bookkeeping, Profit by Design cash flow management, payroll, dispatch, customer service, and more.

Our Mission

Contractor in Charge extends our client’s capabilities to offer them a competitive advantage in their market by providing ready trained resources and technologies that are ready to be implemented in their businesses.

Our Vision

At Contractor in Charge, our vision is to empower plumbing, HVAC, electrical, and service trade business owners with skilled and trained resources to execute customer care, office administrative duties, bookkeeping and cash flow management tasks. Our processes and technologies allow the business owner the time to focus on serving their customers and growing their business.

Lynn Wise is the Founder and CEO of Contractor in Charge. She is the author of Build It, Grow It, Sell It! Nine Steps to a Thriving Contracting Business.  Over the last 35 years, Lynn has owned five successful small businesses including a plumbing, heating repair and remodeling company. She has 20 years of corporate sales and management experience with Ameritech and IBM. Lynn holds a BBA in Finance and a Masters of Business Administration. 

Lynn’s business accomplishments include building businesses from the ground floor to profitable and successful enterprises. Her management and leadership grew her plumbing and heating business by three hundred percent. She was featured in Hardware Age for her accomplishments.

Lynn has received certification as a Value Builder Advisor from the Sellability Score, is an Intuit QuickBooks® ProAdvisor, and has mastered a 40-week program with Key Person of Influence-USA. She has achieved top sales and management awards with Ameritech and IBM, earning her both the Prestigious President’s Club and Golden Circle honors.

Lynn and her husband, Norm, currently enjoy homes in Florida and Michigan.  She follows her own vision of being able to live where she wants but serve clients in many locations.