Andy grew up in the Midwest, graduating with a business degree from Indiana University. He earned his CPA license and started his career in the Chicago banking industry. After several years in financial leadership roles for both the manufacturing and service industries, his work led him to Colorado where he eventually launched his own financial consulting business. To our very good fortune, Andy joined the First General Services team in 2020 and is our Chief Operating Officer for all divisions at all front range locations. Andy enjoys golf and skiing in his free time.
Before joining our First General Services of Colorado Springs team, Amanda worked for more than 10 years as a property claims adjuster. In addition, she oversaw 800+ residential properties for a large insurance carrier in Colorado. In 2020, Amanda led a Catastrophic Storm Recovery Team after Hurricane Laura destroyed parts of Louisiana. Her understanding of the complex aspects of insurance restoration and her sensible stewardship are invaluable to her role as our Director of Internal Operations. In her spare time, Amanda enjoys hiking, golfing, and skiing.
Darick MaesDirector of Construction – Denver Metro/Fort Collins
Darick is a Colorado native with nearly 25 years in the building and restoration industry. Darick’s depth of knowledge and natural inclination to lead has been of great value to our First General Services and CleanMaster Services teams in Denver/Fort Collins. Prior to his role as Director of Construction, Darick has nearly 14 years of experience as a GC/Project Manager, 8 years as a restoration Estimator and received his BA in Economics from University of Northern Colorado. In his free time, Darick enjoys fishing, movies, and travel.
Chad DrummondDirector of Construction -Colorado Springs
Chad is a Colorado native with nearly 30 years of experience in the construction/restoration industry, primarily in the areas of mitigation, large loss and commercial project management. As a Master Carpenter, Chad brings a great deal of expertise, passion, and dedication for quality results. He is a valued leader and resource for our First General Services of Colorado Springs team. In his free time, Chad enjoys building & carpentry, coaching sports, playing the guitar, and spending time with his children.
Brian EpsteinDirector of Property Management Operations – Denver Metro / Fort Collins
Brian began his career in the field of facilities management approximately 20 years ago. His focus for the past 9 years has been in that of multi-family residential management and restoration. His specialized experience and knowledge in this important subfield of the restoration industry makes him an outstanding leader for our Property Management Operations team. In Brian’s free time, he enjoys golf, time in the gym and family activities with his kids.
Paul has spent more than 30 years certified, in the fields of damage mitigation, remediation and abatement. His extensive training and certifications include numerous IICRC disciplines, AHERA, HAZWOPER, with additional state certifications for Methamphetamine Decontamination and Asbestos Abatement. Because certain work we perform is governmentally regulated and can be hazardous, Paul’s diligent oversight and leadership for our mitigation and remediation teams is compulsory. In his spare time, Paul spends time with his wife and family enjoying the outdoors.