John Redd

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John B. Redd has over 32 years of combined experience in the fields of construction, restoration/mitigation, construction defect repair, and building consulting.

During his career, John has worked on hundreds of single family, multi-family, and commercial buildings involving ground up construction, construction defect repair, and restoration of fire and water damage. These have included the investigation of damage due to natural events (e.g., wind, hail), construction defects, water intrusion, and manufacturing or installation deficiencies.

John’s construction background includes 13 years in the window and door industry where he became well versed in service, sales, installation, and management. John also spent numerous years working for two homebuilders where he built ground up, semi-custom homes. He has been a self-employed licensed contractor in El Paso County, CO as well.

John has also worked in the restoration industry as a project manager where he specialized in fire and water damage restoration. His duties included working closely with engineers, insurance carriers, estimating repairs, coordinating, managing and oversight for the repair process. During his time in the restoration field, John held numerous certifications with IICRC to include WRT and FSRT.

In the construction defect field, John worked as a senior project manager where he managed the production staff, assisted in sales presentations, and estimated repairs for both defect work and insurance claims for HOA’s and community managers. The defect work consisted of structural repairs, building envelope repairs, and civil repairs specifically related to drainage. The insurance claims consisted of hail and wind damage to roofs and exteriors.

John has been involved in property damage claim consulting since July of 2020. He has consulted on numerous complex insurance losses, including shopping malls, churches, condominiums, and residences. John has worked on many of the natural disasters (hurricanes, tornados, floods) that have affected the South and Southeast U.S. to include Hurricanes Michael, Laura, Sally, Zeta, and Uri.