SERVPRO of Lafayette Employee Photos

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Lisa Thomas - Owner / Office Manager

Lisa Thomas is the heart of SERVPRO of Lafayette. Lisa brings 20+ years of customer service and a 30 year lineage of SERVPRO experience to the table.

Lisa's first SERVPRO experience came at the age of 12 when her sister became a franchise owner and taught her the processes for fire restoration on clothing. Lisa has 2 siblings in Illinois that are both tenured SERVPRO owners. Her expereice with SERVPRO ranges from Marketing to Production to the Office.

Lisa has the following IICRC certifications. Water restoration technician, Applied Structural Drying, Fire Smoke  Restoration technician. Adding to her extensive training Lisa is also a certified Lead renovator and possesses an ICRA Accreditation for Infectious Disease Control. 

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Greg Thomas - Owner/Operations Manager

Greg, a native of SE Florida joined the SERVPRO family in 2009. He spent years working in the marketing and production departments for a SERVPRO franchise in Champaign, Illinois.  Greg and his wife Lisa opened SERVPRO of Lafayette in 2014.

Greg has customer service and leadership management experience that extends back to 2003. Greg is our General Manager and oversees day-to-day operations for all departments at SERVPRO of Lafayette. Greg holds many certifications including water damage restoration, mold remediation and trauma scene cleanup.

Outside of work you can find Greg enjoying movie time with his wife, raising 3 incredible girls,  working on home projects, traveling to visit family or seeking out oceans, lakes, rivers and creeks to fish for anything that swims.

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Anthony Sanchez - Restoration Manager

Anthony Sanchez joined our SERVPRO family in August of 2017. "Tony" a Chesterton Native, has climbed the Field Operations ladder from level 1 tech to restorations supervisor and now resides as a field operations manager. Tony is responsible for managing residential and commercial projects from mitigation through reconstruction.  

Currently Tony has 3 IICRC certifications including Water restoration technician, Applied Structural Drying, & Hazardous Material Restoration. Tony will be adding Certified Lead Renovator to that in 2024. 

Tony has plenty of experience with residential and commercial settings. Prior to working at SERVPRO he gathered experience building trades such as carpentry, roofing and siding.

In his off time you can find Tony at the gym, going to rock concerts, chilling at home with his dog, Grimm, dreaming of traveling back to Australia or enjoying a good cheeseburger. Just don't put any mayonnaise or vegetables on that burger. 

If you meet Tony please ask him about the painting shirt certificate of achievement he earned from us for a quick chuckle. In all seriousness, Tony is a pivotal part of our SERVPRO organization and family. He holds a special place in our heart. 

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Julie Osbon - Dispatch / Receptionist / Accounting / HR

Julie has worn many hats in our SERPVRO of Lafayette office since 2021. From receptionist to dispatcher and accounting to HR human resources, she is the go-to person. Julie loves the family atmosphere and helping people during stressful times. She plans to become more supportive and helpful during the next ten years at SERVPRO. She enjoys relaxing and watching TV and also riding her motorcycle. Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, and Chris Stapleton rate highly as musical performers. Her last meal--Prime Rib, baked potato, and a Pepsi. Julie, having superpowers, would heal the world of hate while offering respect, compassion, understanding, and love to others. Her best advice--Never go to bed angry!

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George Brinson - Restoration Supervisor - 2

George is a Navy veteran and joined our SERVPRO family in January of 2022. In the Navy George was responsible for diagnosing and troubleshooting Aviation electronics.

In his first year here, George climbed the ranks from Tech 1 to tech 4. George is now a Level 2 Crew Chief and helps us manage residential and commercial water damage projects. George has received 2 certifications from the IICRC including Water restoration technician and applied structural drying. 

George enjoys serving people in their time of need and has an empathetic mindset when it comes to his customers. George is very organized and has a great attention for detail.

George lives in Lafayette and desires to obtain a college degree in Emergency Management or Forensic Science. He likes to unwind away from work with his dog and enjoys playing video games, working out, cooking, and hiking. If possible, his chosen superpower, would teleport him to his vacation destination--Greece. Where he would enjoy a tasty cigar with his feet in the sand. We are proud to have George as part of our family. 

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Hailey Gardner Restoration Tech - 4

Hailey G has been part of our SERVPRO family since 2019. Hailey has been a part of every Fire a & major cleaning project that we have had for the past few years. Hailey has climbed from Level 1 tech to her current role of Level 4 technician. This is no easy feat as Fire & cleaning projects are extremely diverse and require attention to detail. She has high standards and cares very much to ensure that her customers are satisfied with her team’s services.

Hailey has earned her IICRC certification as a Fire Restoration & Smoke Technician with SERVPRO in 2020. Hailey is currently training to earn her WTR & ASD certifications from the IICRC. Hailey is a vital part of our SERVPRO family and one of the most knowledgeable technicians we have. We are excited to continue to watch her expand on her knowledge and lead her teams.  

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Abraham Yacabalquiej - Restoration technician - 3

"Abe" is a joined our SERVPRO ranks in 2018 through a temporary work agency. Abe was hired on full time as a restoration technician in July of 2020. Abe is a very hard worker with a great work ethic. He has helped us with every type of project that we do here at SERVPRO. Everyone wants Abe on their jobs because they he knows our processes and takes pride in doing great work every day. Abraham is currently studying in water and fire in hopes of being able to apply for his IICRC certifications soon. 

In his off time away from work Abe enjoys getting dressed up and spending quality time with his wife. Off the clock I enjoy sipping cold drinks on hot days with him and listening to stories he tells of his time in Guatemala. Abe is a wonderful addition to our SERVPRO family and we hope to have him for many years to come. 

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Edward Parker Restoration Tech - 2

"Eddie", a Lafayette native joined our Restoration division in November of 2023. Eddie brings 3 solid years of restoration industry experience to the table as well as a 2 IICRC certifications including, Water Restoration Technician and Applied Structural Drying.  Eddie is a very motivated individual who takes pride in what he does and has a thirst to continue to sharpen his industry  knowledge. Eddie has displayed an excellent work ethic and brings smiles and laughs to the crew every day. 

Outside of work Eddie enjoys spending time with his family and putting miles on his motorcycle. We are pumped to have you on the team Eddie!

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Joseph Fuentes - Restoration Technician - 2

Joseph is our newest addition to our SERVPRO family as of January 2024. Joseph is originally from Miami Florida. Joseph brings some industry experience to the table including drywall, carpentry and painting. He is a hard worker and believes in quality over quantity. A Value that we share here at SERVPRO. Outside of work Joseph spends all his free time playing bass guitar with a band performing in local establishments. We are excited to have Josph as part of our family and we look forward to watching him rise.

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