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
Apr 2008 - Jul 2010

Regional Manager

WRS Company. LLC

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/ Professional Service Assoc
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) Advanced Restoration & Design
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

Site Supervisor

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) Disaster Response
Jun 1994 - Aug 1998

Technician/ Supervisor

Disaster Response
Performed variety of services to include being on call for emergency services, water extraction, drying, board up, content cleaning and deodorization. Managed and trained new hires in proper restoration procedures.
Jan 1990 - Jan 1992


Received a Honorable Medical Discharge with a 10% Service Connected Rating.


2009 - 2012

Construction Management

ITT Tech
1976 - 1988

General Education

Alliance Academy



Proficient with Xactimate

Very proficient with the use of Xactimate. Familiar with different carriers profiles and how to estimate using each carriers preferred methods. Able to use different reports within Xactimate to accomplish different tasks or create budgets. Importing and exporting esx files.

Bilingual fluent English and Spanish.

My parents were missionaries with the Cristian and Missionary Alliance. I grew up living in Quito Ecuador from 1972 to 1988. I am very fluent read, write and speak Spanish.










Sep 2010 - Aug 2015

Certified Renovator