Marty has been active in the construction and restoration industry for nearly 30 years. He started in small bathroom and kitchen remodeling and then progressed into larger residential and commercial remodeling. In that time Marty performed all phases of remodeling from hands on work to managing the business. In the early 1990’s Marty diversified into the restoration industry. He has operated exclusively in restoration ever since.
After running his own restoration business for nearly ten years, Marty was the general manager of a large restoration company in the Tampa Florida area. There, the company grew to become a large, successful state and regional company. The growth resulted from a comprehensive marketing program that grew daily business substantially and taking advantage of the increased work due to various hurricanes. Marty was responsible for adding water damage, cleaning and mold remediation to a company performing primarily construction services. During his tenure with this large restoration company, he was on the cutting edge of systems, procedures, technology and information management, and became one of the leading companies in the area.
Marty has an extensive educational background in the industry. He has attended dozens of national conventions in order to maintain cutting edge industry knowledge. He is also a NIDR Certified Restorer, IAQA Certified Mold Remediator and Certified Mold Remediation Technician, IICRC Certified Restoration Technician and Certified Water Damage Technician. Needless to say Marty has the training and qualifications to be considered an expert on restoration related issues.
Marty has been active in industry leadership roles. He was a former Vice President of the Midwest Chapter of Disaster Kleenup International and is a recent past President of the Southeast Chapter. He is a certified approved Continuing Education provider in the state of Florida, having presented over 50 hours of on-going CE classes. He has also presented at national industry conventions.
Marty has been working with Business Mentors since early 2005 as an entrepreneurial consultant. His vast experience in managing and growing various size restoration companies is instrumental in facilitating the change process. His experience in all phases of restoration allows him to mentor to people at all levels of a restoration company.
Marty has been happily married to his wife Janice since 1980 and is the father of two daughters Melanie and Nichole. Marty enjoys reading, time at the beach and an occasional golf game when time allows.