- IICRC® FSRT Vice Chair of Technical Advisory Committee
- IICRC® Certified Master Textile Cleaner
- IICRC® Certified Master Water Restorer
- IICRC® Certified Master Fire & Smoke Restorer
- IICRC® Certified Mold Removal Specialist
- State of Tennessee Fire Fighter Instructor I
- Tennessee Emergency Medical Technician Advanced
- TEMA Hazardous Materials Technician
- Restoration 101- Crew Chief
- IICRC® Fire & Smoke Restoration Technician (FSRT)
- IICRC® Water Damage Restoration Technician (WRT)
- IICRC® Applied Structural Drying (ASD)
- IICRC® WRT/ASD Combo (WRT/ASD)
- IICRC® Odor Control Technician (OCT)
David began his career in 1997 as a carpet and upholstery cleaner for a small business in Tennessee and from that point on he dedicated himself to learning and practicing in most every part of the cleaning and restoration industry. In 1999, he moved into the restoration division of the company, working in the field processing water, fire, smoke, storm, and other claim types. Over the next 15 years, David grew in the company and industry, earning Triple Master status with the IICRC, as well as, the Mold Removal Specialist designation.
From 2007 until his departure from this company, David gained status as Operations Officer and Lead Estimator overseeing the daily operations, personnel, and processing claims. His work ethic and personality helped him to create a good name among not only the insurance industry in east Tennessee but also with competitors. David fielded many calls from adjusters, agents, and even competing companies seeking advice or help with projects or estimating on difficult or never before seen situations. To date, David has processed or consulted on close to 3,000 property damage claims. He firmly believes in the good that this industry can do for people and has always been willing to lend a hand when needed.
David currently serves as Vice-Chair of the Technical Advisory Committee at the IICRC for the Fire and Smoke Restoration Technician course and is currently working on task forces for the development of 2 new courses.
Outside of the cleaning and restoration industry, David was also a Fire Fighter / EMT-Advanced for 8 years. He is currently working on attaining his Bachelor Degree in Fire Science from Grand Canyon University. Among his certifications received in the restoration industry, he also received certification and/or licensing as:
- State of Tennessee Fire Fighter Instructor Level 1
- State of Tennessee Advanced EMT
- Tennessee Emergency Management Agency Hazardous Materials Technician
- Many other state and first responder certifications