In order to provide you with the highest quality service, the staff at Hammer Restoration receives ongoing training in the latest disaster restoration technologies and other industry innovations. Our team of experts includes IICRC-certified smoke damage cleaning and electronics cleaning professionals, IICRC-certified water damage restoration leads, licensed builders, and project managers with extensive experience in both residential and commercial construction and restoration. As the Hammer Restoration team grows, we carefully select new personnel using strict hiring guidelines.
Steve has worked in Restoration since 1987. In addition to his residential builders license, he holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Michigan State University in Building Construction Management. Steve has taken advanced courses in fire restoration, cleaning and water remediation. He has also served as a volunteer firefighter in Saginaw Township from 1993-2003.
As the president of Hammer Restoration Inc., Steve is committed to providing his workforce with the latest technology available and ongoing training to ensure that Hammer customers receive the best service possible.
“Being around restoration work my whole life, I’ve learned this business from the ground up. We are committed to taking care of our customers and conducting our business with integrity. The quality and training of our people is one of our greatest strengths and has played a critical role in building our reputation for excellence over the past 45 years.”
Amy has worked in restoration since 1986. Amy has her residential builders license and she has taken advanced courses in specialty drying, cleaning and mold remediation. Amy is a strong advocate of continuing education for all Hammer department managers and technicians.
“Our family launched Hammer Restoration over 40 years ago. I am very proud of how we have worked in our community helping families and businesses recover quickly from a time of crisis. And I am proud to continue the tradition with an outstanding team of professionals who bring so much skill and care to their work.”
Branch Manager - Saginaw
Paije has worked in the restoration industry since 1999. She has worked in the office, also as a Project Manager, later moving into the Hiring Manager position. Paije was promoted in 2009 to Branch Manager for the Saginaw location. She holds several certifications through IICRC, including the Master Fire & Smoke Restorer designation, as well as her residential builder’s license.
“At Hammer we have the people and the technology to deal with jobs both big and small. We are a hard working team that all have the same goal – to get people’s homes and businesses back to normal as quickly, accurately and efficiently as possible.”
Roger has worked in the restoration industry since 2001. He works with agency partners and the community to ensure we are meeting clients’ needs and to support Hammer’s continued growth.
“It is truly a pleasure to be part of the Hammer team. It’s been over 50 years in the making, but our company statement, ‘Rely on the people, the technology, the experience – the strength of Hammer’ truly represents the essence of the company and the heart of the company’s owner. It is great to work with a team that fully understands the value of professionalism, quality work and true integrity.”
It is with the support and skills of the entire Hammer Restoration Team that makes Hammer Restoration the Regions Emergency Response Leader.
Branch Manager - Mount Pleasant
Joe joined Hammer Restoration in 2008 as Branch Manager for the Mt Pleasant location. He moved to the area in the mid-1980’s and has been a resident of the area since. He has been in the construction and lumber industry since the early 1990’s. Joe holds a residential builders license from the state of Michigan and IICRC certifications in Fire and Smoke Restoration, Odor Control, Water Damage Restoration, Applied Structural Drying and Applied Microbial Remediation. Most recently Joe has also become a Certified Restorer (CR) and Water Loss Specialist (WLS) and Certified Healthcare Technician and Certified Healthcare Supervisor through the Construction Infection Control Training Institute.
“I am honored and privileged to work for Hammer Restoration. The strong ethics and values that every employee possesses, along with the commitment to helping those in a time of need, make for a very rewarding career.”
Project Manager - Mount Pleasant
Ross has worked in the construction industry for over 16 years and has been working for Hammer Restoration in our Mt. Pleasant office as a Project Manager since 2010. He holds several certifications including IICRC WRT, CCT and Lead safety for renovation, repair, and painting.
Project Manager - Saginaw
Sean joined the Hammer Restoration Project Manager Team in 2014. Sean has over 20 years of experience in the construction industry.
Sean is a Licensed Real Estate Appraiser, and also has a Bachelor of Science degree from Central Michigan University in Biology and Environmental Science.
Before joining Hammer Restoration he served and protected our communities as a Police Officer for more than 10 years.
Sean manages all types of building and restoration projects for Hammer Restoration. Sean is the Manager of our Crime & Trauma Scene Clean Up department. Sean conducts ongoing training for his team and provides on site leadership & supervision.
Office Manager - Mt. Pleasant
Heather has been with Hammer Restoration since 2008, she is currently the Office Manager of the Mt. Pleasant branch. Her exceptional customer service and communication skills make her a valued asset to the Hammer Restoration Team.
Project Manager - Mount Pleasant
Matt Bartell brought over 20 years of experience in construction and project management to Hammer Restoration. Matt has been a Project Manager at our Mt. Pleasant Michigan location since March 2014.
Matt’s extensive experience in residential construction and remolding makes him a great asset to the Hammer Restoration Team.
Project Manager - Saginaw
Tom Placher comes to Hammer Restoration with 20 plus years in construction. His Construction back ground is both in the field as a carpenter and as a Commercial construction Estimator/Project manager.
GM Saginaw Metal Casting Operations
Water cooling towers, Appleton Wisconsin
Jo-Ann Fabrics, Butte Montana
FedEx distribution center.
Tom is currently serving our Country as a member of the National Guard. He has received numerous awards over my 18 years in the military and 4 combat tours.
Tom is a Graduated in 1997 from the UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA with a Bachelors of Business Administration Degree. In 2016 Tom also completed an extensive course “Executive Certified Home Modification Provider Program” from the University of Southern California.
Matt has a business degree from The University of Michigan and brings over 30 years of sales and marketing experience to the Hammer Restoration team. He has a diverse background dealing with industrial and automotive accounts to schools and healthcare clients. Matt recently earned two new certifications: Certified Healthcare Technician and Certified Healthcare Supervisor through the Construction Infection Control Training Institute. Matt covers the entire lower peninsula of Michigan and takes care of Hammer Restoration’s commercial customers which includes hospitals, schools, universities, multi-family housing, office buildings, and more. “We have over 50 years of experience taking care of our customers and can handle any size commercial loss in Michigan, but what truly sets us apart at Hammer is our people. From our President to our Project Managers to our Technicians we all strive for one goal, to get the job done professionally, ethically, and make sure the customer is satisfied.”