Patrick Kackert

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Patrick Kackert is an Assistant Vice President of Building Consulting for the J.S. Held, North Central Region team located in Downers Grove, IL. Patrick joined J.S. Held in February 2023 and has over 27 years of professional experience in restoration and reconstruction.

Prior to joining J.S. Held, Patrick was in the restoration/construction industry as the sole owner of a full-service restoration, reconstruction, and roofing firm. Patrick brings a vast range of experience, professional knowledge, and a profound understanding of residential, commercial, industrial, and healthcare projects to J.S. Held to solve complex issues and conflicts. His varied experiences have provided him with a balanced perspective and in-depth knowledge of the loss process.

Patrick has been involved in all phases of catastrophic loss, disaster restoration, loss damage assessment, building valuation, and reconstruction. He has consulted on large complex insurance losses throughout the United States, including high-value/high-net-worth residential homes, educational institutions, medical facilities, and commercial and industrial buildings. His hands-on experience and prior management skills in the restoration industry have given Patrick the keen ability to quickly and accurately assess any condition to solve problems.

Patrick has a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and has also earned a Master of Business Administration.

Patrick is also a United States Marine Corps Veteran, having served during Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm and Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF). Patrick continues to serve faithfully in the United States Marine Corps Reserve as a Chief Warrant Officer 5, Logistics/Mobility Officer, just recently surpassing 33 years of military service.

Key Expertise:

  • Emergency Mitigation Services
  • Residential Property Loss
  • Commercial Property Loss
  • Industrial Property Loss
  • Large Loss Consultation

Professional Registrations:

  • Certified Restorer (CR 603), Restoration Industry Association
  • Roofing License – Unlimited (105007833), State of Illinois
  • Fire & Smoke Restoration Technician (FRST 138524), IICRC
  • Water Restoration Technician (WRT 138524), IICRC
  • Applied Structural Drying (ASD 138524), IICRC
  • Applied Microbial Remediation Technician (AMRT 138524), IICRC
  • Odor Control Technician (OCT 138524), IICRC
  • OSHA 10 (21-006123303), Occupational Safety and Health Administration