Originally from Madison, WI, Jeff Edmunds currently resides in Oshkosh, WI. He is the President of Aquire Restoration, Inc. and has locations in Oshkosh, Madison, Kaukauna along with an office in Cedar Falls, Iowa. He earned an associate’s degree in business management and has been in the insurance property restoration industry for over 12 years. Prior to joining the insurance restoration industry he built custom, new construction homes for three years. There are not too many projects or damages he hasn’t seen with over 15 years of building and restoration experience. He currently holds nine (9) certifications with the IICRC : AMRT, ASD, CCT, FSRT, HST, OCT, UFT, RRT & WRT which earned him to be an IICRC Master Water Restorer and IICRC Master Fire/Smoke Restorer. He holds a Lead Safe Renovator License by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and has an OSHA safety certification to provide a safe work environment for his employees and clients. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his girlfriend, two children, friends, family and enjoys any outdoor activity…his favorites are golfing, snowmobiling, boating, hiking, biking and snowboarding.
Meet Our Team!
IICRC Certified: AMRT, FSRT, OCT & WRT
Sean Duggan has been a contractor for over 20 years, working closely with home owners to meet their specific needs. He is an Army veteran that served proudly for over six years. He currently holds certifications with the IICRC: AMRT,WRT, and works closely with the Wisconsin team. He is co-owner of the Iowa location, and is well equipped to handle any of your home or business restoration needs. His goal is to provide the best quality work to all of his customers' projects, big or small. Sean’s family includes his wife, Kristen, and 8 children. Sean enjoys spending as much time as possible with his family. He also enjoys hunting, fishing, and anything that has to do with the outdoors.
Matt joined Aquire Restoration Inc. in Dec 2012. Matt has 10 years of insurance property restoration along with 12 years of residential and commercial construction experience. Matt lives in Oshkosh, WI with his wife, two boys and two Labs. Matt spends a majority of his free time coaching baseball at all levels and serves on the Oshkosh North Youth Baseball Board. Any time left over is spent with his family, golfing or on a bocce court. Matt currently holds two certifications with the IICRC: AMRT, FSRT and WRT, Matt also holds a Lead Abatement Supervisor License and Asbestos Supervisor License with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. Matt is dedicated to producing high quality work and complete customers satisfaction
Jason Schmitt joined Aquire Restoration, Inc. in May 2011. He has over 12 years of insurance property restoration along with 17 years of construction experience. Jason lives in Monona, WI with his fiancé & children. He cherishes family time & enjoys spending time in the gym, in the woods or on the water. Jason currently holds four certifications with the IICRC: AMRT, FSRT, OCT & WRT. With his many years in construction & restoration there is nothing that he has not seen or cannot complete in order to get the project completed on time. Jason has many contacts within the insurance and building industries.
Heather Joined Aquire Restoration in July 2015 and she brings many years of providing excellent customer service to Aquire Restoration, Inc.. Her goal is to establish a personal connection with our end customers and clients to help make their experience with Aquire Restoration, Inc. be as pleasant as possible. In her spare time, she enjoys spending as much time as possible being outside, whether it be playing with my hound dog Earl, or out racing my sizzling 4 race car at Wisconsin International Raceway.
Sabrina Busch comes to Aquire Restoration with years of managing experience and a passion for helping others. Sabrina received her Bachelor's degree in Marketing and Business management from Kaplan University and is currently pursuing her MBA. Her past managing experience includes health equipment, IT and at coffee shops she owned. Even though the restoration industry is new to her, she is excited to be the first point of contact for Aquire Restoration clients and to help them through what is typically an unfortunate situation. She understands that our jobs are extremely time sensitive and does her best to ensure a smooth process, beginning with the initial phone call and ending with a follow up after the job has been completed. She uses the follow ups as a way to gather feedback for the company to improve for future clients. In her free time, Sabrina enjoys spending time with her boyfriend and their 5 kids, being outdoors, completing DIY projects, baking and reading.
Melissa (Misi) Watters joined the Aquire Restoration of Madison team in September 2013. She has 13 years of Customer Service experience as well as 5 years Management experience in an office setting. She is dedicated to providing the absolute best customer service in the industry. She welcomes and encourages feedback from our customers to assure we continue to provide the highest level of satisfaction and earn ourselves a great recommendation to your family and friends.
Misi resides in Sun Prairie with her husband and 4 children. She spends her free time watching her 3 sons play hockey, baseball, and football and her daughter's dance. She also enjoys yard sales, traveling and days at the beach.
Stephanie joined the Aquire team with 12 years customer service experience, and is excited for her role with the company. She was born and raised in Oshkosh, though spent about two years in the Madison area. She came back to Oshkosh to get her degree there for Accounting. In her spare time she likes to do anything outdoors, whether four-wheeling, taking her dog for a walk, or canoeing.
Allan was born and raised in Oshkosh, and couldn't be happier to be the
Key Account Specialist servicing Northeastern Wisconsin. Allan received his associates' degree
in Marketing from Fox Valley Technical College before receiving his bachelors' degree in Marketing
and Business Education from the University of Wisconsin-Stout; minor in Business Administration.
While Allan enjoyed his student teaching experience, his desire for connecting consumers with
products and/or services that meet their needs/wants along with his love for networking and
building long-term relationships with clients has led him to professional sales right out of
college and he hasn't looked back. Allan and his wife, Janessa, have owned four homes in
their first six years of marriage (two of which they design/built). They have two
children, a son (Lincoln) and daughter (Lillian) who are both in Pre-Kindergarten.
As a family, they spend most of their free time with their extended families, whether gathering
for a meal or having fun out on the water.In closing, Allan would like to share two sales philosophies
he adheres to:
1. "Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care."
2. "Nobody likes to be 'sold' something – people like to 'buy' things."
John Eastman joined Aquire Restoration, Inc. in November 2015 and has 20 plus years of construction experience in in all different fields along with 11 years of restoration experience. John was born and raised in Edgerton, Wisconsin. He is happily married with three children and he enjoys family time and, of course, hunting and fishing. John strives for complete customer satisfaction and enjoys taking an unfortunate situation and turning it into a positive outcome for his clients.
John holds IICRC certified in Applied Mircobial Remedation (AMRT), Applied Structural Drying (ASD), Fire and Smoke Damage Restoration (FSRT) and Water Damage Restoration (WRT). He also holds a Professional Infrared Institute Certification, Lead Safe Renovation Certification, Contractor Connection Roofing CE certification, Xactimate Level 1 certification and is a Lead Safe Renovator.
Greg Snitchler joined Aquire Restoration, Inc. in January 2012, was born and raised in Jefferson, WI and currently lives in Fitchburg, WI, married with two kids and one dog. Greg enjoys spending time with my family, golfing, gardening and being outdoors. Greg's construction career started in the HVAC industry for 15 years and has been in the cleaning and restoration industry for the last twelve years.
Greg holds IICRC certifications in Applied Microbial Remediation (AMRT), Applied Structural Drying (ASD), Fire and Smoke Damage Restoration (FSRT), Odor Control (OCT), Upholstery/Fabric Restoration (UFT) and Water Damage Restoration (WRT). Greg is a licensed Asbestos Supervisor with the Department of Health Services as well as a Lead Safe Renovator.
Travis Heiting joined Aquire Restoration, Inc. in December 2016 with multiple years of sales/construction experience. He earned an Associate Degree in Business Management along with an Associate Degree in Marketing. He strives to provide the best experience with every customer that he faces and isn't happy until the customer is happy. Travis lives in Kaukauna with his wife, and 2 dogs, Bow and Ellie. He enjoys hunting and going up to the family cabin in Northern Wisconsin. He also enjoys donating his time as a Volunteer Firefighter.
Travis holds IICRC certifications in Applied Microbial Remediation (AMRT), Water Damage Restoration (WRT) and Fire and Smoke Damage Restoration (FSRT) and is Lead Safe Certified Renovator.
Jess has an Associate of Arts & Science degree from UW-Baraboo/Sauk County and a Bachelor of Business Administration from UW-Whitewater. Jess' background includes: residential construction and remodeling, building construction and pre-plan commercial planning and inspections. He has extensive training in, and previously taught, Pre-Hospital Trauma, Blood Bourne Air Bourne pathogens and basic firefighting. He is a WI State Certified Firefighter I/II, Training Officer and Fire Officer. He also has previous experience as an EMT-Basic, Intermediate and Paramedic. Jess is veteran of the U.S. Navy, a member of the American Legion and a lifetime member of the VFW. He has a strong business and contracting background having been responsible for business operations of more than $100 million annually. His passion is organizational efficiency and the delivery of impeccable customer service to every Aquire Restoration, Inc. client.
Jess holds IICRC certifications in Fire and Smoke Damage Restoration (FSRT) and Water Damage Restoration (WRT). He also is a Lead Safe Renovator with the State of Wisconsin.
Tom Kelly joined Aquire Restoration, Inc. in August 2017. He was born and raised in Rockford, IL and moved to Wisconsin six years ago then returned home to Rockford to work in restoration for two years, and then came back to the Green Lake area as an Insurance Adjuster. In total, Tom has worked in the insurance claim/restoration industry for over 10 years. In his free time, Tom and his family enjoy spending time on the trails in northern Wisconsin in their Jeep, going out on the lake, and snowmobiling.
Tom holds IICRC certifications in Water Damage Restoration (WRT) and Fire and Smoke Damage Restoration (FSRT) and is Lead Safe Certified Renovator.
Dustin Reilly has been in the construction industry for three years with a wide variety of experience. Dustin was raised on a dairy farm in the Fox Valley and joined the Wisconsin Army National Guard after high school. He deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2009 and continues to serve more than 10 years later. Aside from helping people in their time of need, music is his biggest passion. He is currently the lead vocalist of an original metal band but dreams of starting his own genre of "Restoration Rock" in the near future. When he isn't extracting water from your basement, serving Uncle Sam, or melting faces at his rock shows, Dustin enjoys spending time with his son and daughter and his beautiful wife of 3 years.
Dustin holds IICRC certifications in Water Damage Restoration (WRT) and Fire and Smoke Damage Restoration (FSRT) and is Lead Safe Certified Renovator.
John Haight joined the Aquire Restoration of Madison team in October of 2016. Originally from Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin; John has spent the last 13 years in Stewartville, Minnesota. John has nearly 10 years of insurance property restoration experience both on the reconstruction and mitigation sides. John now lives near Edgerton, Wisconsin with his wife Stacey and their 12 year old son. In his spare time John enjoys Wisconsin Badger Football, Green Bay Packers Football, Nascar (Kevin Harvick), and sitting on frozen lakes with his son looking for that next big fish! John currently holds 2 certifications with the IICRC ; ASD, WRT along with a Lead Safe Renovator Certificate. John enjoys being able to "Just help people out during a tough situation!"
Brent enjoys being a carpenter for a living. The greatest thrill of carpentry is not only doing what he loves, but the expression and relief in the customer's face when the job is complete.
Aside from work, Brent is a big-time outdoorsman: hunting, fishing, boating and camping, just to name a few. Over anything and everything though, the greatest thrill in his life is watching his daughter grow.
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Previous to being hired as the Asset manager for Aquire Restoration Austin spent 16 years in the skateboard industry including 5 as the owner of Freedom Skate Shop which is still open on State St in downtown Madison. Although Austin came to Aquire with no experience in the restoration field, he quickly became a strong member of the team and continues to learn and grow so that all Aquire's customer's are getting the premium services that they deserve. Austin likes to keep it pretty simple so that all areas of life can be enjoyed in the moment with balance. When he's not focused on doing the best he can for the Aquire team he's probably out musky fishing with his girlfriend, exploring Wisconsin, having a few beers, sampling ruebens and other delicious foods, musky fishing with his dad, listening to all types of musical genres from Modest Mouse to Bolt Thrower, musky fishing by himself, playing with his girlfriend's pit bull "Ripper", looking for someone else to musky fish with, maybe rolling around on the ol' stunt stick here and there, but probably just out musky fishing. Austin isIICRC certified
In the greatest month of them all, November, a legend was born. Don't be fooled by one's outward appearance, the contents is what makes all the difference and I'm full of it! Doing whatever it takes to achieve a common goal is an everyday occurrence and I couldn't be happier to be a part of this Madison team!
Jennie joined Aquire Restoration in 2015 with 16 years' experience in the flood and fire restoration business. When asked what she loves most about her job she responded with, "helping others in a time of need".
In her spare time Jennie enjoys family time, music, and the art of tattoos.
Paulino joined Aquire Restoration, Inc. in 2011. He has built a strong reputation for quality restoration work with the many years of experience he has in the field. In his free time he enjoys spending quality time with his wife and two sons as well as his 3-legged dog.
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Justin joined Aquire in July of 2017 and came with 10+ years of providing outstanding customer service. Justin is certified in IICRC water damage restoration.
In his free time, Justin coaches boys and girls High School Soccer. You can also find him cheering on the Packers and Badgers. He also loves being up North or gaming with his friends. Born in Neenah, Justin now resides in Freedom with his lovely wife, baby boy, and their 2 dogs.
Dave was born and raised in Wauwatosa, WI and moved to Oshkosh 19 years ago. He has been happily married 23 years and has three children, two granddaughters, and a grandson on the way (YES!!). He also has a beautiful German Shepard that just turned a year old, and at 80 pounds, they definitely sleep well at night!
Dave came to Aquire with two years' experience in water and fire restoration. When it comes to water or fire damage, customers are #1 to him. He has hugged, cried, and prayed with some. Dave's job is about people and helping them get through some pretty rough times.
When he is not in your basement extracting water, packing up your belongings, or ripping out your walls, Dave enjoys spending time with family and friends, swimming, going on the trails with the ATV's, and jet skiing.
Dustin, originally from Georgia, came to Aquire with 8 years of experience in the flooring industry. He enjoys skateboarding and video games in his free time along with spending time with his dog. Dustin is IICRC Certified in Water Damage Restoration.
Juan joined Aquire in summer of 2017. He comes with little experience but a great willingness to learn and provide a fantastic work product. He has a passion for culinary arts and rooting against the Packers. Watching Netflix series' and electronic pool are his favorite hobbies when he isn't helping restore your home.
Cody has 2+ years' experience in the restoration industry. He enjoys spending time with his fiancé and 2 dogs and also likes to hike. Cody is IICRC certified in Water Restoration.