Eric Howard

Summary

Eric Howard has worked in the insurance restoration industry for over 17 years, handling losses on both a regional and national level. He brings expertise in Estimating large commercial losses, Structural Drying, Emergency Services, Contents, Electronics Cleaning, Remediation, Fire and Smoke Restoration and Rebuild projects. Eric has done numerous consulting jobs throughout the southeast. He currently holds certifications for CMR, WRT, ASD and FSRT and is currently pursuing a degree in construction management at ITT Tech.

Work History

Work History
Dec 2010 - Present

Business Development/Assistant Regional Manager

Royal Plus/DKI
Responsible for sales, marketing, vendor management and client retention. Maintain all customer relations to include insurance companies, insurance agents, brokers, loss adjusters, claims consultants, etc. with the primary emphasis in the Florida market and large losses in and out of the state of Florida.Estimating, project management, budgets, schedules, invoicing, collections, training and staff evaluation.
Apr 2008 - Jul 2010

Regional Manager

WRS Company
Traveled extensively throughout the southeast working on a variety of (projects ranging from $100K to $2.7 million) Responsible for sales, estimating, and collections. Xactimate training coach. Responsibilities included training estimators to be more proficient in the use of Xactimate and Microsoft Project. Consulted on numerous large losses for different insurance companies in the Carolinas, Louisiana and Texas.
Mar 2004 - Nov 2007

Estimator/Project Manager

Servpro/PSA

Managed all phases of emergency services work for 3 Servpro franchises. Estimated and managed rebuild projects for Professional Services Associates. Traveled throughout Florida working on commercial losses. (Projects ranging from $10K to $600K)

Feb 2002 - Jan 2004

Estimator/Project Manager

Advanced Restoration and Design

Responsible for estimating losses, overseeing emergency services and supervising rebuild projects. (Projects ranging from $10K to $200K.)

Mar 1999 - Nov 2001

Job Site Supervisor

Belfor/Inrecon

Provided site supervision for projects ranging from emergency services, pack outs, pack ins, cleaning of electronics, contents and rebuilds. Traveled throughout Florida working on commercial losses.(Projects ranging from $50K to $16M)

Education

Education
Mar 2009 - Present

Construction Management

ITT Tech

Certifications

Certifications

Fire and Smoke Restoration Technician

FSRT

Applied Structural Drying

IICRC

Water Restoration Technician

IICRC

Certified Mold Remediation

IAQA