About the company:
Interstate is one of the largest emergency restoration and reconstruction service providers for commercial enterprises in the U.S. and North America. Interstate specializes in assisting property owners and businesses in recovering from fire, flood, natural and human-caused disasters. With more than 20 regional offices in the U.S., Interstate has the scalability to respond to any-sized catastrophe and help people get back to business and back to life quickly and safely.
Date of Establishment in the Toledo Region:
Interstate Restoration acquired American Builders Restoration, headquartered in Toledo, in February 2017. The combination of the companies' resources has provided customers with the most effective relief from disasters such as tornadoes and flooding in the Toledo area and across Ohio.
Approximately 500 employees in the U.S. and 800 employees in Canada
Interstate Restoration is a privately-owned Texas-based emergency response and general restoration contractor, which was founded in 1998. With more than 50 locations spread across the U.S. and Canada, we have a proven record of providing rapid disaster response in every corner of North America. Throughout our more than 20-year history we have constantly focused on delivering outstanding customer experiences and building our reputation on industry-leading safety programs and job quality.
The thing I like about the Interstate culture is that we are empowered to do the right thing for our customers. I enjoy working at a place where I know integrity means something and is not just a word that you use to make your company sound good. At Interstate, I feel that when we make the necessary decisions in the field, we are fully supported by the rest of the team.
What’s an interesting fact about your business most people don’t know?
Interstate offers property damage consulting. We provide a complete spectrum of pre- and post-loss restoration and construction consulting services. Our team offers an independent and systematic approach to help you streamline insurance claims and return to business quickly.
What motivates you to jump out of bed in the morning?
I love working with people and helping others to solve problems! I welcome new challenges every day and get great satisfaction when helping others.
What trends/insights are you finding in your field/market?
It’s critical to have a partner when it comes to property restoration and emergency recovery services. Losses occur quite often and typically when it’s unexpected. Having a partner to call quickly, reduces business downtime and the stress that goes along with it.
What advice do you have to give to emerging talent in your field?
Network, network, network. Be patient and keep networking!