SERVPRO of Eaton County Employee Photos

Jodi Huizenga

Jodi is the General Manager of SERVPRO of Eaton County. She has 15 years of experience in the restoration industry and has the following certifications from the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC): Water Removal Technician, Fire and Smoke Restoration Technician. She is also EPA Lead Safe Certified for Renovation, Repair, and Paint, Xactimate trained, Subrogation trained, and Quickbooks trained.

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Michael O'Connor

Michael has been with SERVPRO of Eaton  County, SERVPRO of Clinton and Gratiot Counties, Lansing & Holt since September 2013. He enjoys the fact that every job is different, and that he's always getting to learn and do something different.
 In that time he has earned the following certifications from the Intitute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC):
Water Removal Technician, Fire and Smoke Restoration
He has also Completed the followoing courses for SERVPRO's HeroReady Training Program:
Production Foundations 101 & 201, Water Restoration 101 & 201, Fire Restoration 101 & 201, Textile Cleaning 201, Contents Management 201
In his spare time Michael enjoys all the wonderful things the state of Michigan has to offer. From the scenic family trips to the U.P., to the Red Wings game on TV.
Michael is a crucial piece of our SERVPRO Family, and we feel very lucky to have him on board.

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Katie O'Connor

Katie is our Office Assistant, and has been a part of the SERVPRO of Eaton County, Clinton and Gratiot Counties, Lansing & Holt since September of 2013. In that time she has held more than one title, which makes her an asset to our restoration family. She started as a crew member, and began with earning her IICRC Water Damage Restoration Certification. After working in the field for a couple years, she transitioned to Office Assistant.

Since her transition to Office Assistant, she has completed the following SERVPRO HeroReady Training Courses:
Production Foundations 101, Water Restoration 101, Fire Restoration 101, and Time & Material Training

In her free time, Katie enjoys spending time with her family in the Upper Peninsula, and especially loves visiting Crisp Point.
We are thrilled to have such a knowledgeable and hard working teammate in the office.

Roger Rennells

Roger is our Repair Technician with years in the construction industry, With 3 year in the restoration industry. Roger is certified by the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration in Water Removal Technician.

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Joshua McKee

Joshua is our Sales Marketing Representative, also Our Contractor. Josh has been with SERVPRO of Eaton County for 5 years and has 20 years of experience in carpentry. He has completed courses for Water Damage Restoration (IICRC) and Lead Abatement.
Josh is very knowledgeable in his field and we are to grateful to have him as a teammate. His favorite part about working for SERVPRO of Eaton County is the ongoing list of customers who he gets to help. Josh has a very important job. Not only does he rebuild damaged walls, he also helps our customers to physically see that their lives are falling back together after falling apart following a loss.
When he's not building up our team or a customer's home, he enjoys building a fire and camping with his family. 

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Derek Lawrence

Derek is our Production Manager and has been part of our SERVPRO of Eaton County, Clinton and Gratiot Counties, Lansing & Holt family since August of 2013. Since then he has acquired the following Certification (IICRC): Water Damage Restoration, Applied Structural Drying & Applied Microbial Remediation.
Derek loves a challenge. Whether that be tackling a difficult job, or flipping the mindset of a distraught customer and helping them to make light out of a dark situation (water/fire/mold loss). The sense of accomplishment and joy it brings him to help others is his favorite part of his job.
Derek doesn't just love helping the communities we service on a regular basis, he was one of the SERVPRO of Eaton County, Clinton and Gratiot Counties, Lansing & Holt crew members to volunteer to go on location and cleanup after the devastating Hurricane Harvey hit.
In his spare time, Derek enjoys woodworking and building miscellaneous items for around the house, and he's no stranger to a good campfire.
We are very thankful for Derek and all the ways he has contributed to our SERVPRO of Eaton County, Clinton and Gratiot County, Lansing & Holt team and family.

Stephanie Kelly

Stephanie is the Office Assistant. She has 3 years experience with the certification from the (IICRC) Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification: Water Damage Restoration & Fire and Smoke Restoration. 

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Jim Bertrau

Jim Bertrau is our Commercial Salesman with 2 years experience. Since starting with us he has earned the following certifications from the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC):  Water Damage Restoration

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Heather Dickerson

Heather is a Technician at SERVPRO with 2 years of experience Since she started with us, she has earned the following certification from the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC): Water Damage Restoration. 

John Howell

John Howell is a Technician at SERVPRO of Eaton County, Clinton & Gratiot Counties and Lansing & Holt. John proudly joined SERVPRO in July 2018. He will start training through the (IICRC) Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification for Water Damage Restoration. We are proud to have John join our team.

Blake Darling

Blake is a Technician with SERVPRO of Eaton County.  He has several years of experience in the construction field and has been in restoration since 2008.  Blake is also a Builder in the United States Navy Construction Battalion (SEABEES)and has been since 2006. Blake has an Associates Degree in Residential Building and has also completed training in OSHA Construction Industry Outreach and General Industry Outreach.  Blake will receive his certification with (IICRC) Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification:  Water Removal Technician, Applied Structural Drying Technician and Carpet Cleaning Technician. 

Calvin Bird

Calvin joined our team in December 2018 as a Technician at SERVPRO of Eaton County, Clinton & Gratiot County & Lansing & Holt.  Calvin has 10 years experience in construction and will start his certificate in (IIRCR) Institute of Inspection Cleaning & Restoration of Water Damage.

John Carlson

John joined our team in February 2019 as a Technician at SERVPRO of Eaton County, Clinton & Gratiot County & Lansing & Holt. He has 20 years experience in construction.  John will start his certificate in (IIRCR) Institute of Inspection Cleaning & Restoration of Water Damage.

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Bailey Silvas

Bailey Silvas has been part of our SERVPRO family since November 2019 and has been working for us as an estimator. He has completed the following HeroReady Training classes:
Production Foundations 101, Water Restoration 101, and Fire Restoration 101. He will be IICRC Water Certified by the end of  2020.
His favorite part of working for SERVPRO is our community involvement. Whether a Holiday Parade through town or a fund raising event, he is always available to help an event within the communities we service.
Bailey coaches Olivet High School Boys Baseball and enjoys spending any extra free time in the woods or on the water. 

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Jeni Peters

Jenni started working with us as an Office Assistant in October 2019. In only 4 months time, she has become IICRC Water Certified, completed Time and Material training as well as the following HeroReady training programs:
Production Foundations 101, Water Restoration 101, and Fire Restoration 101
When Jenni isn't in the office or at class furthering her restoration education, she enjoys riding her road bike, and spending time with her daughters at cheer events.
What Jenni loves most about working at SERVPRO of Eaton County is the level of community involvement across all our service areas, and the family work environment.
Jenni has proven to be an awesome addition to our SERVPRO family.

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Robert Taggert

Robert has been with SERVPRO of Eaton County since September 2019. He came to us with years of experience in tear-out and rebuild, so he was already a valuable team member. He has since completed the following training and acquired these certifications:
IICRC Water Certified, HeroReady training Production Foundations 101, Water Restoration 101, Fire Restoration 101
What Robert loves most about being part of the SERVPRO Eaton County team is going somewhere different every day, and that no 2 customer's losses are the same.
In his spare time he likes to enjoy Michigan's nature with his wife and kids whether that be camping, boating, or fishing. He's also no stranger to the golf course.
Thank you for joining our team, Robert!