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Brian Gurry

American Builder is a reality-based home improvement and commercial construction media brand with television shows that has won five Emmy Awards. The television series airs on Tuff TV and WMCN TV to over 45 million homes and follows residential, commercial, and industrial projects from start to finish.

Master Contractor and host Brian Gurry guides viewers through the challenges on real-world construction jobs. With more than thirty years of experience Brian isn’t afraid of any challenge – solving problems with tricks of the trade, sometimes a twenty pound hammer.

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Brian grew up in the contracting business. He worked with his father’s crew on many notable Boston landmarks such as State Street Bank, One Beacon Street, and the former Eastern Air Lines Terminal at Logan Airport. Brian currently services Harvard University, Dover Downs, Ritz Carlton, and Marriot. Notably, American Builder was recently involved in a multimillion dollar project at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in DC. 

With over 30 years of contracting experience, Brian has mastered his construction skills as well as becoming a successful TV host and celebrity. Brian has hosted the American Builder for over ten years, in addition, Help Me Brian, and Bid and Destroy, which continues to air on National Geographic all over the world. Furthermore, he can be seen throughout the US in commercials for Renewal by Andersen windows.

Brian has interviewed such notables as Miss America, NASCAR’s Carl Edwards, former football pro Herschel Walker, and recently Boston’s Mayor Marty Walsh. He is a notable entrepreneur, patenting several innovative products and natural pitch man. He supports multiple charities and nonprofits throughout the country and attends many of their events.