Leadership Team

Tom Trinko CLP, MBA

President and CEO
Tom TrinkoTom Trinko is the President and CEO of BRS Franchising LLC, the licensor of Basement Repair Specialists franchises.  An active real estate investor, he created Basement Repair Specialists after receiving several costly estimates from local companies for a basic repair to a property and the rest is history.  Since 2010, Basement Repair Specialists has grown into one of the largest foundation repair contractors in Wisconsin by offering its signature “A Great Job at a Great PriceTM”.

Tom is a successful entrepreneur in a variety of industries and has an undergraduate degree in Philosophy from UW-Eau Claire and an International Executive MBA from IE Business School in Madrid, Spain. He has also obtained his Certified Licensing Professional designation from the CLP Board of Governors.

Kevin Davidson, JD

Executive Vice President and General Counsel

kevindavidsonKevin Davidson is founder and senior partner of Davidson Law Office, LLP, a civil law practice focusing on business consulting and asset protection.  Kevin is also founding member and chief legal counsel for The Estate Planning Group, LLC, he serves as legal counsel for the City of Kaukauna, and as President of the Calumet County Bar Association.  Kevin has served as general counsel for Basement Repair Specialists since its inception, from assisting with the original BRS entity and acquisition of the first BRS location in Appleton, Wisconsin, to helping to guide Tom and the BRS leadership team through phenomenal growth and expansion to cover the extended markets BRS serves today.

Kevin graduated from Marquette University and earned his Juris Doctorate degree from Marquette University Law School.  Prior to a career in law, attorney Davidson owned a custom carpentry business serving the high-end residential construction and renovation markets throughout the greater Milwaukee and Chicago areas.  While attending law-school nights, Kevin worked days as a large-loss and catastrophic loss claims analyst with one of nation’s largest property and casualty underwriters.  The divergent backgrounds Kevin brings together provide for a unique and practical approach to legal issues confronting contracting and service industry businesses.

David Hull JD, MBA

Strategic Advisor


David Hull is a long-time and current entrepreneur within online learning for business education. His career experience includes corporate finance (Managing Director); online learning (three-time founder and CEO); and private manufacturing (CFO). He teaches MBA students in Beijing (The University of International Business and Economics) and Madrid (Instituto de Empresa), and is a forthcoming Ph.D. student (Information Systems / Online Learning) at the City University of Hong Kong.

David is a graduate of Washburn University of Topeka (BBS 1978) and The University of Kansas (MBA / JD 1981).