SERVPRO of Downtown Charleston Employee Photos

Bruce Bowen (Co - Owner) - President SERVPRO of Downtown Charleston

Bruce took over the family business in 2004 in the role of President. Since 1977, the Bowens have been expanding their franchise number along with the capabilities to service many local municipalities. One of 13 National Disaster Recovery Teams is centered here where Bruce sits in the key role of oversight and management. This Extreme Team is outfitted to cover any natural disaster or single event in the U.S. at a moment's notice. These large commercial restorations have resulted in the franchises reaching top volume production year after year. Bruce has worked his way up and has attained IICRC Certifications along the way. Some are WRT (Water Remediation Technician), FSRT (Fire & Smoke Remediation Technician), ASD (Applied Structural Drying), CDS (Commercial Drying Specialist), and AMRT (Applied Microbial Remediation Technician.)

Brian Bowen (Co-Owner), Vice-President SERVPRO of Downtown Charleston

Brian is the operation force that drives the service end of the SERVPRO franchises. He has been an integral part of the family business for quite a few years. He runs the day-to-day operations of five SERVPRO franchises. He is deeply committed to providing the best and fastest service possible to a local community fire damaged home or a large commercial Extreme Team response on the other side of the country. His job knowledge is extensive as demonstrated by his many qualifications. He is IICRC Certified in JFSRT (Journeyman Fire & Smoke Remediation Technician), JTC (Journeyman Textile Cleaner), CCT (Carpet Cleaning Technician), and Health & Safety. He also has IICRC Certificates for ASD (Applied Structural Drying), AMRT (Applied Microbial Remediation Technician), WRT (Journeyman Water Remediation Technician), NADCA and Lead Renovator Certified.

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Scott Hughes General Manager SERVPRO of Downtown Charleston

Scott Hughes is the General Manager for SERVPRO of Downtown Charleston. He has extensive knowledge and experience in residential loss, commercial loss, catastrophic and storm loss, and large loss restoration. IICRC certifications include WRT (Water Restoration Technician), ASD (Applied Structure Drying), CPT (Carpet Cleaning Technician), HS (Health & Safety), FSRT (Fire & Smoke Restoration Technician), AMRT ( Applied Microbial Restoration Technician), CDR (Commercial Drying Specialist), JWR (Journeyman Water Restorer), CRR (Carpet Repair & Reinstallation), OCT (Odor Control Technician), UFT (Upholstery & Fabric Cleaning, MWR (Master Water Restorer), MFST (Master Fire & Smoke Restorer), and Master Textile Cleaner. This means that Scott is considered a Triple Master through the IICRC. Scott manages all aspects of franchise production, training, accounting, and reporting. He also develops and implements weekly and annual office and production trainings to make sure our team continues to provide the best service possible while focusing on customer satisfaction. If you experience water, fire, smoke or mold damage in the Downtown Charleston area, feel free to contact Scott at 843-577-2470 for a fast response.

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Kristie OConnor, Sales and Marketing

Kristie OConnor works in Sales and Marketing at SERVPRO of Downtown Charleston. She has been in the restoration business since April of 2020. Kristie is WRT (IICRC) certified. She enjoys gardening and stand up paddle boarding in her free time. 

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Stephanie Farmer, Office Manager

Stephanie Farmer is the Office Manager for SERVPRO of Downtown Charleston. Stephanie has over 15 years in the insurance industry. She has the following certifications from the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC): WRT, ASD, and FSRT. Stephanie is also a licensed insurance adjuster. 

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AJ Makowski

AJ Makowski is the Production Manager with SERVPRO of Downtown Charleston. He has been with SERVPRO since 2019. AJ is IICRC certified in WRT (Water Remediation Technician) and has an Associates's degree in Digital Media Production. AJ has years of experience with general contraction and government contracting. He is involved with the American SIDS Foundation and enjoys photography in his free time.

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Jimmy Cordle, Production Crew Leader

Jimmy Cordle is a Production Crew Leader at SERVPRO of Downtown Charleston. Jimmy is WRT (IICRC) Certified. Jimmy has over 5 years of production experience in the restoration industry and is always ready to help with your emergency services 24/7. 

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Jace Farmer, Production Technician

Jace Farmer is a Production Technician at SERVPRO of Downtown Charleston. He has been in the restoration business since 2021 and always prepared to help! Jace enjoys hobbies involving skating, music, and cars in his free time.

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Braden Rogers

Braden Rogers is the Construction Operations Manager at SERVPRO of Downtown Charleston. He has over 10 years over experience in the restoration industry and even owned his own restoration company at one time. He is (IICRC) WRT, AMRT certified. Braden enjoys spending time with his wife and dog when he isn't helping us make it "Like it never even happened."

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Chris Hall, Construction Project Manager

Chris Hall is a Construction Project Manager at SERVPRO of Downtown Charleston. He has several years of construction experience including trim carpentry. Chris enjoys spending quality time with his family when he isn't working to get your homes and businesses put back together. 

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Gary West, Construction Job File Coordinator

Gary West is the Construction Services Job File Coordinator at SERVPRO of Downtown Charleston. He has extensive experience in management and has a bachelors degree in Business Administration. When Gary isn't working he enjoys golf and spending quality time with his wife and three sons.