Business and Professional
January 2, 2019
Caleb Brunz, President & CEO of Paul Davis Restoration of the Northland office owner, has named longtime employee Nick Seefert as the company's general manager. The franchise business serves customers in Twin Ports including Superior, Wis. and Duluth, Minn. with a team of full time, highly trained restoration professionals providing advanced emergency services, restoration, repairs, reconstruction, and contents expertise.
Seefert will be responsible for leading the entire office in providing exceptional customer care with fire, water and mold damage restoration services for residential and commercial properties. He will oversee personnel, accounting, operations, marketing, and business development along with operations, mitigation, contents cleaning, reconstruction project management, plus an emergency services and estimating team, among others.
Seefert has been a member of Paul Davis Restoration of Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul since 2013 as Restoration Estimator Team Leader with more than 13 years of experience in the restoration and service industries. He has a strong focus to develop his leadership skills with professional training in sales, interviewing, and coaching staff members and is certified from the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) in Water Damage Restoration, Odor Control, Applied Structural Drying, and Fire and Smoke Restoration. Seefert is also a Level 1 Certified Infrared Thermographer, Lead-Safe Renovator Certified, and is Xactimate proficient.
Additionally, Seefert is active in leadership development and encourages his team with volunteering initiatives to help those in need including a variety of construction and related activities and church functions, among others. He led the efforts for projects with local Habitat for Humanity projects in Minneapolis and fundraising for the annual Paul Davis Restore America Project. He is a member of the Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce and Superior Douglas County area Chamber of Commerce with plans for involvement in the Northland community to help non-profit organizations.
According to Brunz, Seefert helped to build the company's success as a brand champion and the new opportunity will strengthen the collaboration between the two offices. "We are very serious about our mission to provide opportunities for great people to deliver best in class results," said Brunz, who also owns a highly-successful Paul Davis franchise in Saint Paul, Minn. with co-owner Mitch Seiffert. "I am so pleased to announce that Nick has been promoted to General Manager of the Northland office as we continue to promote key talent from within the organization," he said.
In the more than nine years since Brunz opened their Paul Davis franchise offices in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Bloomington, Maple Grove, Wayzata, Plymouth, and Woodbury, Minn., they and their staff of 70 team members have received numerous professional, sales, service, civic and business awards while working closely with non-profits that help children and adults with housing and other social service needs. The company also donates time and talent to professional, educational and civic organizations. Brunz has more than 25 years of experience in the construction trades and is a professional motivator, innovator, speaker and coach in franchising and a myriad of industries.
Paul Davis Restoration of the Northland has been serving customers since 2012 while Brunz purchased the business in 2018. The company is located at 501 Tower Ave in Superior, Wis. For more information, contact Nick Seefert at (218) 727-8588 or email Nick.Seefert@pauldavis.com. Visit the website at https://northland.pauldavis.com.
For more than 50 years, Paul Davis has restored residential and commercial properties damaged by fire, water, mold, storms and disasters. The experts at Paul Davis understand the complex process of recovering from property damage and provide complete services; there is no need for the expense and confusion of hiring multiple contractors. Paul Davis is a one-stop shop for disaster damage and restoration. Paul Davis Restoration has over 375 independently owned franchises in the USA and Canada. The professionals at Paul Davis are certified in emergency restoration, reconstruction and remodeling. Visit the website at http://pauldavis.com.