Our Story

Founded in 2021, Trunk Tools is a team of experienced innovators, industry professionals, and change makers. We work tirelessly to develop solutions that align incentives from the most junior employees to the most senior executives across the skilled labor landscape.

Our History

Who We Are

Trunk Tools is enabling the next generation of management-employee collaboration and progress. With over 20 solutions customizable to your industry and problem set, Trunk Tools is your trusted labor management software provider.

Increasing Production, Safety, & Quality

89% of construction companies highlighted labor as their largest constraint on projects and more than 90% of projects finish over-budget. Manufacturing and services industries face similar challenges.

Addressing the US Labor Shortage

To attract, retain, and get the most out of their talent, employers need to implement innovative solutions to remain profitable. Technology, process improvements, and organizational psychology are modern tools to gain an edge. 

The Team

With a combined construction tech experience of more than 50 years, our leadership team is tenacious about solving problems for the benefit of the hard-working Americans that build the world around us.

Sarah Buchner
Sarah Buchner CEO
Sarah brings 20 years of construction experience and founded 4 live construction tech apps. She has a PhD in Construction Tech, an MBA from Stanford, and was recently listed on the Forbes 30 under 30 list
Rob Balousek
Rob Balousek VP of Engineering
Rob spent 5 years as Director of Engineering at Carta (high growth B2B SaaS) having scaled Engineering from 200 – 2000 people, and a two-time founder with a total of 25+ years of engineering experience
Chris Boyd
Chris Boyd Head of Product
Chris has led Product at 3 different companies, most recently Built Technologies, a Construction FinTech, achieving product market fit across multiple product lines and growing the business to a $1.5 billion valuation

Interested in joining us?

Trunk Tools empowers workers to make a difference in their jobs, and it’s no different for us. We are passionate about making a difference, and we’re just getting started. We invite you to join us as we change industries one job site at a time. 



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