Here’s What Our Program Attendees Have To Say

 

Business Planning Retreat

You need to come to believe the help you can get and the productivity.
– J.D. Wentz, Regional Property Group

Developing the fundamental pillars of my organization is my sole priority. Guidance and direction are two of those pillars. I received that here.
– Chris Peterson, C.P.R.

Having the Violand Advisors available to discuss the different elements of our business was really helpful.
– Kathy Broullette, Rainbow Int. of Denver

Violand’s Business Planning Retreat is the best thing we could possibly do for the profitable growth of our company!
– Dave Grove, Regional Property Group

The people at Violand are extremely knowledgeable and happy to help. I highly, highly recommend this program.
– Ryan DiGregorio, Alpine Cleaners

This made us pay attention to our business and write things down!
– Brett Broullette, Rainbow Int. of Denver

I appreciated not only the help from Violand but also being with different companies in helping to put a great plan together!
– Mike Nagy, All Clean Restoration

If you didn’t go you missed the best use of your time this year!
– John Murphy, Certified Clean Care

Go! It’s clear and focused and you will leave ready to go and get back to work!
– Keith DiGregorio, Alpine Cleaners

Come meet high level people in the industry and spend 3 days in personalized company growth. If you want to grow, you have to go!
– Debra Watkins, Alert Disaster Restoration, DKI

Learning, growing, and team work all happens when you get away from the office. Great relaxing area.
– Bill Jarvis, Jarvis Property Restoration

We really enjoyed the one-on-one conversations with Violand consultants giving us a new perspective and watching our original ideas become more realistic.
– Salvador Lara, Pioneer Restoration

You need to take the time away from the office to work on the company.
– Sean Gavin, North Idaho Flood & Fire

Violand’s Business Planning Retreats help clarify your long term goals while also learning sound business practices to help you develop strategies to accomplish your vision. It’s a must attend event in the industry!
– Joshua Miller, CR, Jarvis Property Restoration

Gotta Go! They are thorough and the thought process allows you to complete a detailed plan.
– Edgar Alvarez, Preferred Carpet Care

It was great to connect with other companies that are on the same level to hear about what was working and not working for them.
– Shawn Folks, Guarantee Restoration Services, LLC

Dont worry about cost or time away. It’s well worth it to learn and network with some of the top peers and experts in the industry.
– Joel Matthews, Christian Brothers Cleaning and Restoration

Violand’s Business Planning Retreats forces me to do critical planning and become more focus. The location is great and the networking with industry peers is invaluable.
– Donna Brewster, RestorX MD

Violand’s Business Planning Retreats give you a break, without distraction, to work on your business instead of in it. It builds better relationships with your team!
– Jim Woodhouse, First Response Restoration

Loved the whole experience, impressed with the wealth of knowledge gathered here.
– Rita Marin, ProJan Professional Cleaning and Restoration, Inc.

We have attended the last four years. I believe it helped us grow together as a family / team. We were able to hash out ideas all while in a relaxing atmosphere.
– Whitney Dixon, Master Restoration

Great opportunity to be with good people in a great place to help the company’s mission succeed.
– Sharrin Rios, Ideal Restoration

Loved talking to others that are larger than us and getting relationships started. It’s a very good place to think about everything.
– Gabe Matthews, Christian Brothers Cleaning and Restoration

To belong to a team or company you really need to understand the triangle and what’s all involved in setting and obtaining company goals and 5 year plans.
– Shaun Breth, First Response Restoration

Go and learn all the things you thought you knew!
– Gerry Rogers, Unlimited Restoration, Inc (URI)

If you need to get a better direction for your company, it is a must attend.
– Mike Adams, Amerestore

Coming to the retreat forces you to address all aspects of your business and take the time to consider the necessary elements. Doing a business plan on your own, at least in the way it should be done, won’t happen.
– Jenn Donley, Claria Clean

It was very well done. Great material.
– Ben L. Looper, Southeast Restoration Group

Violand’s Business Planning Retreats more than pay for themselves over and over!
– Mike Nagy, All Clean Restoration

If you don’t attend you’re missing out on an important aspect of creating a solid growth pattern for your business.
– Amy Johnson, M.A. Restoration

Owning a business for 23 years, I felt I was just spinning my wheels in a mud hole and not going forward. By attending this retreat it has given us a lot more details on how a company should be run. Thank you!
– Scott Mitseff, MasterSteam

If you don’t plan you are going to have a difficult time succeeding.
– Phillip Currier, Chenal Restoration DKI

It’s a no-brainer, attend! We have benefited so much from attending the retreats, growing as a company and making us better leaders.
– Whitney Dixon, Master Restoration

If you are serious, really serious, you must have a plan. Violand’s Business Planning Retreats give a simple approach to developing a comprehensive business plan.
– Jake Tesch, Guardian Restoration and Cleaning 

Invest in the retreat and take time from your schedule and attend. It really is excellent.
– Waylon Smith, Southeast Restoration Group

What I found to be most beneficial is their brutal honesty! It is helpful to have someone confirm what I think are big problems in our company that I am too afraid to admit or too scared to correct.
– Katie Smith, CR, PHC Restoration

Business Owners must build a business plan and then execute. Aim at nothing and you will hit it every time.
– Robert Young, Bartwood Construction and Restoration

Each year I attend I find better ways to develop my company.
– Pedro Perez, PRC Restoration & Construction

If you want to run your business the right way, then go!
– Shane Karren, ZEROREZ of Denver

Strenghten your business by getting invaluable input from industry pros and peers.
– Josh Smith, PHC Restoration

If you don’t go, you miss a great opportunity to get a very insightful and powerful perspective on your business!
– Ethan Harrell, Team Terra DKI

Ask yourself if you are really where you want to be in your business. You will love having experts in our industry to help guide you to prosperity and freedom.
– Norma McCormick, Clean ‘N Fresh Cleaning Service

Violand’s Business Planning Retreats enabled us to focus on specific areas of the business we would like to improve on in the upcoming year and form effective strategies.
– Brandon Hayes, Valor Janitorial

You have to know where you are to be able to grow. You need to set goals, review your goals, and make sure everyone involved is accountable and VMA does that!
– Krysten Adel, All Brite Cleaning & Restoration, Inc.

Violand’s Business Planning Retreat is a must do program if you plan on growing your business. The tools, the guidance, and the consultants all combine to make this do-not-miss event for us each year.
– Len Hume – PCS Niagara

An awesome retreat for owners who need to take a look at their operations from a thirty thousand foot perspective.
– Scott Jones, G.S. Jones Restoration

Violand Management provides an excellent opportunity to give you and your company a clear, concise plan to succeed in the coming years.
– Rob Stewart, All Brite Cleaning and Restoration

You really should consider coming! Not only to you get away from your business so you can focus on the planning, but there is a wealth of knowledge with the Violand team.
– Jay Stokes, Oklahoma Disaster Restoration

It’s nice to have designated time away to get down to business with our business! And then to have 6 very knowledgeable and talented people in the Violand staff to advise and direct us is a great combo for success.
– Debbie Glasnow, CBC Cleaning and Restoration

This program gets you to look at your company from a different angle and allows you to create a plan to support and obtain your financial goals. The input from the industry experienced VMA staff is invaluable in ensuring that you remain objective in the creation of your plan.
– Amy Prihoda, PCS-Southern Connecticut

You can’t possibly know where your business is going without a clear map and plan. Three days here and you will have it!
– Meg Burdick, Burdick’s Carpet Cleaning

Violand’s Business Planning Retreats help you to see the guys of your business and realize what areas must be improved to be/stay successful.
– Jacqueline Whitehead, Cape Fear Flooring & Restoration

This retreat will change the future of your company for the better. If you want to grow your company, you need to go!
– Joe Donley, Claria Clean

I would recommend the Violand Business Planning Retreat to anyone struggling with making positive changes in their company. This event organized my thoughts better than I ever could have. I never knew how much it helped to simply write it down.
– Katie Smith, CR, PHC Restoration

Take this course. It is a must attend for every owner and a necessary element for any business. You will learn not only about your business, but yourself.
– Cynthia Hereth, Director of Training and Certification, Restoration Industry Association

The retreat was very productive and it also allowed for time to enjoy yourself or bring your wife and family.
– Jason Karren, ZEROREZ Denver

To get to a desired end point you have to have a specific starting point. Violand’s Business Planning Retreat gave me that starting point.
– Jake Tesch, Guardian Restoration and Cleaning

If you are looking to grow your business, this retreat is imperative. It forces us to focus and plan, which would not happen otherwise.
– Amy Johnson, M.A. Restoration, Inc.

The environment that is created with other business owners here gets you to think about other perspectives.
– Scott Arkon, ZEROREZ Salt Lake

It is one of the most valuable things you can do to grow your business. It is very rewarding to see the major business objectives planned over the years completed and the direction the company has gone.
– Heather Hongslo, TCM Restoration & Cleaning

Violand’s Business Planning Retreat is absolutely necessary to be successful in business. Every company needs to take the time to plan appropriately.
– Jennifer Carnaghi, Chet’s Cleaning

If you don’t write down your business goals, they’re just wishes. This is the best way to measure your business success!
– Krysten Adel, All Brite Cleaning & Restoration, Inc.

Violand’s Business Planning Retreats always pay for themselves because of the accountability of writing down your goals and strategies.
– Debbie Glasnow, CBC Cleaning and Restoration

It’s a great opportunity to focus on planning with experts and learn from peers who have knowledge of the same industry.
– Bill Adams, CLEAN-TEC Restoration

It’s extremely valuable as a business owner to work on your business, not just for your business. This retreat allows that opportunity.
– Craig Kersemeier, K-Tech Kleening Systems, Inc.

This is a great opportunity to look at your business without interruption.
– Wes Williams, CJB Restoration Services, Ltd.

Attend. Take the time to stop and write your growth plan.
– Barb Jackson, CR, Total Contentz

If you are serious about knowing your numbers, growing your business, and planning your future then you need to attend Violand’s Business Planning Retreat.
– Joshua Klopfenstein, Spot Out Restorative Cleaning

You owe it to your organization to do this for effective leadership.
– Justin Larsen, Valley Maintenance & Restoration

This retreat recharged our batteries. It made us remember why we do what we do.
– TJ Bolduc, Advance 1 Cleaning Solutions

You don’t know what you’re missing until you go through the program.
– Jaclyn Carpenter, Ideal Restoration, Inc

Violand’s Business Planning Retreat keeps our feet to the fire and improves us!
– Ryan Falls, Referral Cleaning & Restoration

Coming from a position of not knowing much at all of how our numbers work, we’ve come away feeling we have been handed the tools we need.
– Rick Raskob, High Tech Professional Cleaning & Restoration Services

You cannot afford to miss this seminar. It is just too difficult to carve out this concentrated, uninterrupted time to focus on the necessary goals, direction, and changes that are needed to grow your company. This retreat forces you to take control over the direction of your company.
– Debbie Glasnow, CBC Cleaning and Restoration

This experience helps to teach you how to develop your business plan, and without a plan, how can you expect to grow?
– Kelcey Steinmetz, Rocky Mountain Restoration

Coming to the retreat forces you to address all aspects of your business and take the time to consider the necessary elements. Doing a business plan on your own, at least in the way it should be done, won’t happen.
– Jennifer Donley, Claria Clean

You need to be there for the best interest of your company. We left with the feeling of accomplishment in identifying our issues.
– Rob and Jodie Ronnenberg, Northern Clean Energy

It’s a good idea to come and will help you with planning, execution, and managing and motivating personnel in your company.
– Paul D. Cyr, Mighty Clean

If you don’t attend, you’re missing out on an important aspect of creating a solid growth pattern for your business.
– Amy Johnson, M.A. Restoration

Owning a business for 23 years, I felt I was just spinning my wheels in a mud hole and not going forward. By attending this retreat, it has given us a lot more details on how a company should be run. Thank you!
– Scott Mitseff, MASTER STEAM

If you don’t plan, you are going to have a difficult time succeeding.
– Phillip Currier, Chenal Restoration DKI

The opportunity to work on your business versus in your business is refreshing and motivating. We did more structured business planning in the last 3 days than we have in the previous 3 years!
– Niclas Willems, Team Terra DKI

If you are serious, really serious, you must have a plan. Violand’s Business Planning Retreats give a simple approach to developing a comprehensive business plan.
– Jake Tesch, Guardian Restoration and Cleaning

What I found to be most beneficial is their brutal honesty! It is helpful to have someone confirm what I think are big problems in our company that I am too afraid to admit or too scared to correct.
– Katie Smith, CR, PHC Restoration

Business owners must build a business plan and then execute. Aim at nothing, and you will hit it every time.
– Robert Young, Bartwood Construction and Restoration

Each year I attend, I find better ways to develop my company.
– Pedro Perez, PRC Restoration & Construction

If you want to run your business the right way, then go!
– Shane Karren, ZEROREZ of Denver

Strengthen your business by getting invaluable input from industry pros and peers.
– Josh Smith, PHC Restoration

If you don’t go, you miss a great opportunity to get a very insightful and powerful perspective on your business!
– Ethan Harrell, Team Terra DKI

Ask yourself if you are really where you want to be in your business. You will love having experts in our industry to help guide you to prosperity and freedom.
– Norma McCormick, Clean ‘N Fresh Cleaning Service

Violand’s Business Planning Retreats enabled us to focus on specific areas of the business we would like to improve on in the upcoming year and form effective strategies.
– Brandon Hayes, Valor Janitorial

You have to know where you are to be able to grow. You need to set goals, review your goals, and make sure everyone involved is accountable, and VMA does that!
– Krysten Adel, All Brite Cleaning & Restoration, Inc.

Violand’s Business Planning Retreat is a must do program if you plan on growing your business. The tools, the guidance, and the consultants all combine to make this a do-not-miss event for us each year.
– Len Hume – PCS Niagara

An awesome retreat for owners who need to take a look at their operations from a thirty thousand foot perspective.
– Scott Jones, G.S. Jones Restoration

Violand Management provides an excellent opportunity to give you and your company a clear, concise plan to succeed in the coming years.
– Rob Stewart, All Brite Cleaning and Restoration

You really should consider coming! Not only to get away from your business so you can focus on the planning, but there is a wealth of knowledge with the Violand team.
– Jay Stokes, Oklahoma Disaster Restoration

It’s nice to have designated time away to get down to business with our business! And then to have 6 very knowledgeable and talented people in the Violand staff to advise and direct us is a great combo for success.
– Debbie Glasnow, CBC Cleaning and Restoration

This program gets you to look at your company from a different angle and allows you to create a plan to support and obtain your financial goals. The input from the industry experienced VMA staff is invaluable in ensuring that you remain objective in the creation of your plan.
– Amy Prihoda, PCS Southern Connecticut

You can’t possibly know where your business is going without a clear map and plan. Three days here and you will have it!
– Meg Burdick, Burdick’s Carpet Cleaning

Violand’s Business Planning Retreats help you to see the guys of your business and realize what areas must be improved to be/stay successful.
– Jacqueline Whitehead, Cape Fear Flooring & Restoration

This retreat will change the future of your company for the better. If you want to grow your company, you need to go!
– Joe Donley, Claria Clean

I would recommend the Violand Business Planning Retreat to anyone struggling with making positive changes in their company. This event organized my thoughts better than I ever could have. I never knew how much it helped to simply write it down.
– Katie Smith, CR, PHC Restoration

Take this course. It is a must attend for every owner and a necessary element for any business. You will learn not only about your business but yourself.
– Cynthia Hereth, Director of Training and Certification, Restoration Industry Association

The retreat was very productive, and it also allowed for time to enjoy yourself or to bring your wife and family.
– Jason Karren, ZEROREZ Denver

To get to a desired end point, you have to have a specific starting point. Violand’s Business Planning Retreat gave me that starting point.
– Jake Tesch, Guardian Restoration and Cleaning

If you are looking to grow your business, this retreat is imperative. It forces us to focus and plan, which would not happen otherwise.
– Amy Johnson, M.A. Restoration, Inc.

The environment that is created with other business owners here gets you to think about other perspectives.
– Scott Arkon, ZEROREZ Salt Lake

It is one of the most valuable things you can do to grow your business. It is very rewarding to see the major business objectives planned over the years completed and the direction the company has gone.
– Heather Hongslo, TCM Restoration & Cleaning

Violand’s Business Planning Retreat is absolutely necessary to be successful in business. Every company needs to take the time to plan appropriately.
– Jennifer Carnaghi, Chet’s Cleaning

If you don’t write down your business goals, they’re just wishes. This is the best way to measure your business success!
– Krysten Adel, All Brite Cleaning & Restoration, Inc.

Violand’s Business Planning Retreats always pay for themselves because of the accountability of writing down your goals and strategies.
– Debbie Glasnow, CBC Cleaning and Restoration

It’s a great opportunity to focus on planning with experts and learn from peers who have knowledge of the same industry.
– Bill Adams, CLEAN-TEC Restoration

It’s extremely valuable as a business owner to work on your business, not just for your business. This retreat allows that opportunity.
– Craig Kersemeier, K-Tech Kleening Systems, Inc.

This is a great opportunity to look at your business without interruption.
– Wes Williams, CJB Restoration Services, Ltd.

Attend. Take the time to stop and write your growth plan.
– Barb Jackson, CR, Total Contentz

If you are serious about knowing your numbers, growing your business, and planning your future, then you need to attend Violand’s Business Planning Retreat.
– Joshua Klopfenstein, Spot Out Restorative Cleaning

You owe it to your organization to do this for effective leadership.
– Justin Larsen, Valley Maintenance & Restoration

This retreat recharged our batteries. It made us remember why we do what we do.
– TJ Bolduc, Advance 1 Cleaning Services

You don’t know what you’re missing until you go through the program.
– Jaclyn Carpenter, Ideal Restoration, Inc.

Violand’s Business Planning Retreat keeps our feet to the fire and improves us!
– Ryan Falls, Referral Cleaning & Restoration

Coming from a position of not knowing much at all of how our numbers work, we’ve come away feeling we have been handed the tools we need.
– Rick Raskob, High Tech Professional Cleaning & Restoration Services

You cannot afford to miss this seminar. It is just too difficult to carve out this concentrated, uninterrupted time to focus on the necessary goals, direction, and changes that are needed to grow your company. This retreat forces you to take control over the direction of your company.
– Debbie Glasnow, CBC Cleaning and Restoration

Executive Summit

I loved the format, schedule, location, content taught, and even the food!
– Rebecca Werner, Werner Restoration Services, Inc. DKI

The Violand Executive Summit is the best business and leadership training in the industry!
– Kent Rawhouser, A & J Specialty Services

Continuing education is so important. Mingling and networking with others in the industry in this setting is great!
– Evan Labrum, Henderson Restoration

The networking was incredible. The course content can be applied to what I am doing right now. We will attend again.
– Michael Young, Century Construction

The atmosphere that is generated, the quality of attendees that you meet, the caring and enthusiastic instructors all make it a worthwhile experience.
– Rusty Zeller, Restorepro, Inc.

The classes are great! Talking to other people in your industry and being able to hear what works and what hasn’t is invaluable.
– Krysten Adel, All Brite Cleaning and Restoration, Inc.

The Violand Executive Summit is a great way to increase your business insight and productivity.
– Christopher Reets, Champion Cleaning Systems

The programs I took this year exceeded my expectations. The information I gained is going to help me make the changes needed in my company.
– Julia Caron, WINMAR Durham

Implementing what we learned last year at The Summit took our business to the next level. I am looking forward to doing the same thing this year!
– Daniel Miljenovic, Clean-Rite

I truly enjoyed The Violand Executive Summit and feel I have been equipped with knowledge and goals that will benefit our team and create a positive culture that will bring our team together.
– Marie Roth, Premier Restoration Services

Not only are the classes useful but being in an atmosphere with like-minded people is a huge value. The brainstorming, discussions, and advice from other cleaners and restorers is invaluable.
– Krsyten Adel, All Brite Cleaning and Restoration

I leave with a desire to take our company to the next level with “A” employees and to reach peak performance and growth.
– Hilda Ivey, Team Terra DKI

The courses presented would be valuable for anyone in the restoration industry.
– Brian O’Haleck, President IICRCA

More rowdy group than I am used too! Very good! I enjoyed and value the variety of courses offered.
– Lu Ann Seyler, The Hitchcock Group

Good classes, excellent organization. So prepared and informed!
– Amiee Morton, Total Restoration General Contractors

This is a great event! The location is superb. The speakers I experienced were excellent. The topics were relevant and current.
– Scott Arkon, ZEROREZ Franchising Systems

The caliber of the attendees far surpasses what is typical in most training events.
– Amy Prihoda, Professional Carpet Systems

Great opportunity to meet peers who have many great ideas.
– Scott Waite, ServiceMaster by Corbett

The quality of presentation, presenters, and the content is better than I’ve seen in any other training program I have attended.
– Jaclyn Carpenter, Ideal Restoration

One of the best seminars I have ever attended. Great instructors, great schedule, great hospitality.
– Matt Jarvis, Jarvis Property Restoration

I highly recommend The Violand Executive Summit as a unique opportunity to focus on personal development and business management skills. These are commonly overlooked keys to success in business, and the Violand group has it down to a science. The instructors are top notch, and the facility and staff are as impressive as you will find anywhere.
– “Radio Joe” Hughes – IAQ Radio Host

A tremendous environment for learning and networking. The instructors truly have a passion for their topics.
– Tim Jackson, President, Total Contentz

The Violand Executive Summit is awesome! I recommend it to anyone who wants to be energized to really make changes.
– Ryan Miller, Sales, Advanced Restoration Services

I enjoy continuing education. I encourage my staff to attend to help them grow, and I look forward to meeting others in the restoration industry.
– Wes Williams, Owner, CJB Restoration Services, Ltd.

I highly recommend The Executive Summit to all professional cleaners. The seminars and topics offered are relevant, impactful, and very helpful to my business.
– Doug Trumbull, Owner, Doug’s Mighty Clean

Great classes, very timely for challenges in my business right now.
– Jeremy Hongslo, Owner, TCM Restoration and Cleaning

Thank goodness for programs like these. Finally the information I have been searching for.
– Dorrie Corriveau, Bookkeeper, Corriveau Contracting and Restoration, Inc.

The classes are always informational and I take so much back with me. I go back motivated and reinvigorated for my job!
– Diane Krueger, Marketing and Sales, Carl Krueger Construction

I look forward to the information and ideas. The Summit helps me develop myself and grow.
– Evan Labrum, Owner, Henderson Restoration and Cleaning

The Violand Executive Summit is full of stimulating learning and great conversations with leaders in the industry year in and year out.
– Kent Rawhouser, President, A&J Specialty Services, Inc.

The Violand Executive Summit is a must attend event for any company in restoration and cleaning who is serious about improving their company.
– Robert Stewart, Owner, All Brite Cleaning & Restoration, Inc.

The course exceeded my expectations regarding tips and actual practices I can take back with me and apply to our business growth and development.
– Doris Lindly, Office Manager, Marling’s, Inc.

Great, refreshing info. As an experienced HR Manager, I look forward to getting Scott’s advice on the hard questions.
– Amanda Lay, HR Manager, ZEROREZ Atlanta

I feel reenergized and refocused after attending The Violand Executive Summit. I am empowered and will work to use these “tools” I learned.
– Jon Fields, President, RestorePro, Inc.

Out of all the different industry conferences, this was by far the best!
– Chad Gohm, GM/VP, Gohm Insurance Restoration

This program provides you and your staff with professional development that gives you the skills to knock out the competition.
– Amy Prihoda, Co-Owner, Professional Carpet Systems

It is inspiring to be involved with people who are genuinely passionate about our industry.
– Sam Andrews, Operations Manager, ZEROREZ Raleigh

This is one of the best events for management/executive training. VMA is awesome!
– Alicia Stiving, Business Manager, Ideal Restoration, Inc.

VMA has a very knowledgeable and passionate staff. Classes were full and the students were very engaged.
– Frankie Walker, General Manager, J. Brian Day

Management Development Program

One of the wisest decisions I have made since starting my business was enrolling in MDP.
– Kent Pollard, Owner, First Choice Cleaning and Restoration

Scott, I wanted to thank you for leading the class. I was hesitant to do it at first, but when I found out that most people felt like they really got their monies worth, I took the dive and took the class. The books, extra discussion, and your leadership were fantastic. It was very beneficial, and I would recommend it to anybody.
– Paul Swartz, President, Swartz Contracting and Restoration

Restoration Estimating

The information was key and will enhance my business and my jobs. I am looking forward to starting new jobs.
– Cole Borgeson, Rockefellers Restoration

It hit on most everything I deal with on a daily basis.
– David Chaloupka, Five Star Restoration & Construction

The negotiation instruction was very helpful to me and i plan to use those techniques moving forward.
– Brian Schraidt, Ideal Restoration

Informative and motivating. The tools given in negotiation are very useful.
– Dennis Kollas, Superior Restoration

I will be sending all office staff & estimators to this class; it is a must!
– Jessica Rinfret, All Pro Restoration

I learned multiple tips/tricks and other valuable information that will help me improve as an estimator/manager.
– Dallas McQuillan, AAA Restoration

I have become a more well-rounded professional through this class as well as learned a few tricks and secrets to having a competitive edge over my competitors.
– Michael Keiter, Yellow Van Cleaning and Restoration

I learned that adjusters are just trying to do their job and if they argue about one piece, hit them with another.
– Jonathan Roberts, Disaster Restoration Experts

I am new to the game. I gained more useful info in two days than I could have learned on my own in a year!
– Dan Rosencians, Simple Solutions

Tim is very energetic. He did an amazing job.
– Cody Howard, The Waterworks

I think everyone in the industry would benefit from this training so they can reimagine how we relate to adjusters. Changing the perception that they’re the enemy benefits everyone.
– Jamie Alderman, Fischer Restoration DKI

Violand’s Restoration Estimating is a valuable program that stretched me to look at scopes and estimates in new ways though great scenarios, good role playing, thought-provoking questions, and awesome class participation.
– Mark Moesta, Project Manager/Estimator, Oklahoma Disaster Restoration

Tim is very energetic. He did an amazing job.
– Cody Howard, The Waterworks

I learned many new things to help me be more productive and more profitable.
– Scott Powers, McCardel Restoration

Violand’s Restoration Estimating presented a different way of justifying our estimates and scopes with a need to being more profitable.
– Mike Nagy, All Clean Restoration

I found the part on keeping a professional relationship with the insurance adjuster without having to get into arguments particularly useful.
– Brandon Perez, Clean Joe

This program helps keep estimators on a level playing field with adjusters.
– Charles “Skip” Sparks, Emergency Response & Renewal

Violand’s Restoration Estimating can provide a foundation and processes to all skill levels.
– Brian Brandenburg, ACR, Inc.

There is tremendous value in understanding what adjusters are looking for.
– Ralph French, Skillful Improvements and Restoration DKI

This is a valuable program that stretched me to look at scopes and estimates in new ways.
-–Mark Moesta, Project Manager/Estimator, Oklahoma Disaster Restoration

Violand’s Restoration Estimating class helped with all aspects of the estimator’s job from initial call to the completion of the project.
– Patrick Simon, Project Manager, First General Services of NEPA

Violand’s estimating class helped gave me ways to increase my ability to close more jobs and the potential to raise profits.
– Mike Williams, Sales Estimator, Swartz Contracting

The information presented is very powerful and can be used daily.
– David Ludwig, Design Restoration

It is the next level to writing and selling your scopes and estimates to increase sales and profit margins.
– Scott Versyp, Monroe Restoration

Violand’s Restoration Estimating explained a better approach to presenting our company and a different way to write estimates. It taught us to think differently.
– Tim Goodwin, Lead Estimator/Construction Manager, PHC Restoration

Anyone in the industry that does estimating would benefit from each aspect of the program.
– John Palmer, Rocky Mountain Restoration

Violand’s Restoration Estimating program provides a very stream-lined structure for doing estimates the same way – every time!
– Kevin Selden, Billing Specialist/Estimator, Fischer Restoration DKI

Violand’s Restoration Estimating class gave me the ability to use industry standard nomenclature and vocabulary to be more confident speaking with adjustors.
– Ed Dawson, Estimator & Account Relations, KleenRite

I learned valuable information that will improve my bottom line.
– Ron Osborne, Owner, Osborne’s Cleaning and Restoration

Anyone creating estimates in our industry should go through a class like this.
– Dan Thrush, Franchise Field Support Specialist, STEAMATIC, Inc.

The program showed me how to be more detailed on estimates, how to improve estimates due to the situation, and the negotiation training was the best! I feel like this can help with every job, adjuster, or agent.
– Chris Sninsky, Project Manager, First General Services of N.E.P.A

I think everyone in the industry would benefit from this training, so they can reimagine how we relate to adjusters. Changing the perception that they’re the enemy benefits everyone.
– Jamie Alderman, Fischer Restoration DKI

Violand’s Restoration Estimating is a valuable program that stretched me to look at scopes and estimates in new ways though great scenarios, good roleplaying, thought provoking questions, and awesome class participation.
– Mark Moesta, Project Manager/Estimator, Oklahoma Disaster Restoration

Restoration Project Management

The discussion of legal issues scared me into liking paperwork and documentation. The course felt like learning, not school!
– Matt Greenfield, ServPro of Wheaton / Glen Ellyn

The class was action packed. I gained vast amounts of knowledge. Violand gives you great training along with a great experience.
– Dean Stamper, Regency DKI

All areas of this program were good. Just seeing things I’m missing opened my eyes!
– Arnold Marand, Roth Construction

Violand put together a great training program that will give me the tools to be successful not only in my business life but my personal life as well.
– Kevin Nelson, Charter Construction

This program is desperately needed in the industry. Carpenters and technicians are being asked to be CEO’s without all the necessary skills needed to be successful.
– Larry Nettles, Contractor Connections

The time spent on Quality Control was very useful because now I understand the value in a project and also how to use K.P.I.’s.
– Jon Hanewinckel, Sunshine Cleaning & Restoration

I enjoyed learning about Project Lifecycles. We need structure. This will help with initiation through closing and defining our responsibilities.
– Mike Daniel, ASR Construction, DKI

I wasn’t sure what to expect. I came with an open mind and got blown away.
– Jeremy St. John, Guarantee Restoration Services

I really enjoyed the time spent on Customer Service. Work finds work. If you make cheerleaders by doing a great job, word will travel.
– Mark Gjolaj, Jarvis Property Restoration

It was a very intense course with a ton of information provided that will be highly useful when I return to work.
– Steve Davis, Reynolds Restoration

It was more informative than I could have imagined. The material and interaction was great?
– Robert Jarvis III, Jarvis Property Restoration

I did not know what to expect. It was a real eye opener. Now I know what it takes to manage projects and people.
– Rhett Starr, Water Extraction Team

This program is worth it! You will improve your value to yourself, family, co-workers, and the community around you.
– Shawn Kirkwood, Total Restoration G.C.

The project management portion will help us start to implement consistent process and documentation across all member companies.
– Brad Edgar, Promus Inc.

Violand’s Restoration Project Management is very intense. The whole program is well documented and prepared. The instructors are highly respected and knowledgeable in the industry.
– Joshua W. Smith, CR, WLS, CMP, PHC Restoration, Inc.

I learned how to ask the right questions and how to plan the job better before starting. This class was awesome!
– Russell Milligan, Guarantee Restoration

This has been the most informative experience I have been a part of since I began my career in this field.
– Jason Sadler, ServPro of Eatontown

The discussions on running projects was very intense and helpful but the customer service and legal aspects are equally important. Likewise, for negotiation.
– John Hofbauer, PHC Restoration

In Project Management I learned C.Y.A. In Quality Control I learned value is in the eye of the beholder. In Customer Service I learned the emotional dynamic.
– Floyd Ebanks, Guarantee Restoration

I will be able to use the WBS and Cross Functional Flow Charts to help relay our processes in a simple way.
– Jason Zachariason, ICC Restoration & Cleaning Services

The time spent on legal issues reinforced the importance of paperwork. The time spent on risk analysis was very beneficial.
– Evan Baty, Charter Construction

It’s hard to grow in the heat of the battle. Taking the time to get away from distractions & learn could easily pay 10 times the cost of the class.
– Jesse Clark, Sunshine Cleaning & Restoration

Honestly, this was the best course I have ever attended. It was well planned and executed even better. The instructors were masters on their subjects. It was worth every dollar.
– Cole Pustina, A&J Specialty Services, Inc. DKI

I am grateful to my company for sending me. I really enjoyed the discussion on subcontractors and how to handle them more professionally.
– Russell A. Wheeler, Roth Construction

The program doesn’t come without cost, but I believe it will benefit in the long run. It gave us the tools to handle jobs 10 times larger than we ever ran.
– Joshua Parks, Sunshine Cleaning & Restoration

Tim and VMA put together an excellent program. I will be sending more project managers next year!
– Johnny Wilson, Guarantee Restoration

The Restoration Project Management program gave me the tools I never had, a structure to get control.
– Jeff Graves, Charter Construction DKI

Great content, strategies, and tools! The time lost during the class will improve a lot more time in the future and our profits.
– Paul Plubell, G.S. Jones

To advance in our industry you need to be educated. This class opens your eyes to the actual guts of project management, breaks it down, and helps you understand where you need to improve.
– Arron Williams, Winmar of Durham

From what I learned I feel I will “save” myself several weeks per year and last a lifetime. All of the instructors did a great job.
– Brian Lawson, Total Restoration

The tools taught will pay off with every project I do in the future!
– Richard Bunler, Jarvis Property Restoration

The return on the program is well worth it both financially and for sanity!
– Christian Lake, Tidy Clean

I feel after this program I am more informed and better at my job now which adds value to all stakeholders involved!
– Steven Siwicki, Jarvis Property Restoration

It was great to talk to so many other people in the same industry who have similar experiences and some solutions they have found. The course really understand the restoration business and its unique challenges.
– Kim Thorpe, New Life Services DKI

The benefits extend beyond the classroom and will provide ongoing returns.
– Rick Ortman, ProJan Restoration

Luck is no longer an acceptable business plan. Attending this class has opened my eyes to that!
– Lou Savoni, Alpine Construction

Well designed and thought out! Excellent selection and mix of speakers. I have been to 1/2 day seminars I could not wait to end and I wish this was a week longer!
– Jeff Bence, United Services DKI

Great insight on customer service and quality control with standardized processes. A very pleasant learning experience.
– Mark Gjolaj, Jarvis Property Restoration

If you apply this material, you will be the best in the industry.
– Jody Cisewski, Superior Flood Restoration DKI

The time management and planning discussion was crucial for me. That was the weakest part of my work and now I can say it will be a very strong part!
– Garrett Bowers, Shambaugh’s Cleaning and Restoration

I enjoyed the communication section. It taught me a great deal of knowledge about how to control a conversation.
– Brian Dennis, Charter Construction DKI

I gained powerful strategies from spending the week at Violand’s Restoration Project Management.
– Chris Savoni, Alpine Construction

I loved the negotiation seminar. It taught me how to deal with adjusters and their “unreasonable” requests!
– Alex Schnell, Lamunayon Cleaning and Restoration

I recommend multiple employees from the same company attending. It helps to increase the chances of implementation.
– Reece Howell, Lamunyon Cleaning and Restoration

There are no other programs out there that have this much to offer!
– Mitch Caron, Winmar Restoration of Durham

I gained a lot of confidence from some damn good instructors.
– Jason McCarley, Flood Co. LLC

This program is worth the investment of time. It’s worth learning here to be able to implement everything. I would like all of my team to attend this.
– Adam Webster, Owner, Rocky Mountain Restoration

This program is worth the investment of time. It’s worth learning here to be able to implement everything. I would like all of my team to attend this.
– Adam Webster, Owner, Rocky Mountain Restoration

Valuable training on project management organization, time management, and risk analysis that will pay off in increased efficiency and fewer costly mistakes.
– Brad Knauer, Owner, CleanWorks Restoration

All the instructors are amazingly inspiring and empowering. Each represents a specialty, but there’s repetition of the same message, which is to project manage following a good process will result in success.
– Jeannette Trujillo, Owner, FloodMaster, Inc.

There are many more areas of project management than it appears and people only focus on the easy ones. This course will remind and teach you how to execute in the whole project.
– Jeremy Chappell, Charter Construction

The whole program was truly well thought out and planned. The faculty was amazing and well rounded. This was truly the best (and hardest) class I have done in the restoration industry. This is college level.
– Jesse Clark, Owner, Sunshine Cleaning and Restoration

One of the best programs I have ever attended.
– Steve Kambourian, Owner, Mohave Cleaning and Restoration, LLC.

After completing Violand’s Restoration Project Management program, I feel I am prepared to better train and manage my team. As an Operations Manager I better understand my responsibilities as well as what I need from my team.
– Ethan Harrell, Owner and Operations Manager, Team Terra DKI

This program will help create goal-focused restoration project managers to maintain direction and creativity for successful projects.
– Newlee Hester, Carpet Tech

I have been a project manager for 14 years. After going through Violand’s Restoration Project Management program, it really helped me reorganize my strengths and weaknesses as a project manager and understand how to better myself and my company.
– Justin Turner, Shambaugh’s Cleaning and Restoration

The work breakdown structure information will be a huge benefit in scheduling and following work until completion.
– John Mayor, Paul Davis Systems

With this class comes the opportunity to excel and bring a lot to our customers and owners. The group exercises made for great team building and everyday application practice.
– Vavi Brinkley, Charter Construction

This class has given me the tools that I will be able to use on any job, large or small, and will definitely make my projects more profitable.
– Jason Wilkinson, Project Manager, On The Spot Cleaning & Restoration

This is a valuable program for our growing industry and well worth my time.
– Heath Bigelow, TCM Restoration and Cleaning

Violand’s Restoration Project Management Program will help me plan my jobs and keep them on schedule. Extremely beneficial!
– Adam Simone, General Manager, RestoreCore, Inc.

All of the instructors were knowledgeable and the interaction with the class was great. Thank you!
– Brandon Pollock, Estimator, Advanced Restoration, LLC

The information given during Violand’s Restoration Project Management Program will change companies.
– Randy Green, Operations Manager, Swartz Contracting

You guys nailed it!
– Cannon Peterson, General Manager, NorthStar Cleaning & Restoration

If you apply yourself and want to improve, this class is a great tool to do so.
– Reece Howell, Branch Manager, Lamonyon Cleaning and Restoration

The instructors pump you full of so much information, there is no way you can leave and not have gained knowledge.
– Joe Clavette, Accent DKI

Holy info! The program breaks down restoration project management to degrees I never imagined. Great instructors and great attendees.
– Eric Doleman, Project Manager, Certi-Dry

I was very impressed with the level of knowledge each instructor brought to the class. They were able to answer all my questions related to their area of expertise, often even before I knew I had a question!
– Steve Meell, Production Manager, SERVPRO of Wheaton/Glen Ellyn

I learned a lot of ways to help myself become a better project manager.
– Mitch Heitman, Mitigation Manager, Perfection Cleaning and Restoration

The program was great! It will really make a huge difference to companies who implement the systems.
– Darrin Preece, President, On The Spot Cleaning & Restoration

I learned a tremendous amount of application towards my business and how to implement it.
– Tammy Stokes, General Manager, Oklahoma Disaster Restoration

I can’t help but think of all the lost money and headaches not knowing this information has cost me!!
– Jeremy Hongslo, Owner, TCM Restoration and Cleaning

It was truly refreshing to be in an environment where every presenter showed true passion about their subject and to be able to share their knowledge with us.
– Rodney Harris, Director of Operations, Rainbow International

I highly recommend Violand Management’s RPM program to all levels of project managers. The program offers a detailed road map to assist a new PM through any size project and focuses in on all phases of a project, making it an invaluable reference to a seasoned veteran. Perhaps the most influential portion of the program is the instructors. They are energized and care about your success. Congrats Violand, you have created a monster.
– Rick Gerst, General Manager, RestoreCore, Inc.

The skills I learned from this week will continue to develop and last for my entire career. The professionals are top notch. You can’t find this type of training anywhere else.
– Jon Stapel, Operations Manager, Menold Construction and Restoration

Restoration Sales Force Development

This is great stuff! Being new to this, I was able to come away with some great ideas to grow upon and have quickly incorporated a lot of them already. I look forward to the meeting with our staff regarding how marketing is everyone’s job, just as safety is! I have already suggested your company to others in our DKI network.
– Laura Clark, Marketing Director, Bouchard Cleaning and Restoration

I would encourage newer sales people to attend. I took away strategies to tackle the market and great information. Now I will have an objective for every customer contact.
– Katie Smith, CR, PHC Restoration

Technician Supervisory Training

Supervising in the restoration and cleaning industries has never been more exciting or challenging. This program will ensure that you help prepare your future leaders with the critical skills and competencies required to lead your company both now and in the future.
– Scott Tackett, Business Development Advisor, Violand Management Associates

Advisory Services

In order to have a company that is well run and has the potential to expand, you need solid processes and procedures. We are learning that with Violand Management and our company is moving in the right direction.
– John Ingoglia, Jarvis Property Restoration

We are exposed to and learn from some very informative consultants. We are also able to network with other individuals in our industry where creative thinking leads to development of strategies to implement in our business.
– Amy Prihoda, Professional Carpet Systems

Violand Management always does an excellent job. Great information.
– Robert Stewart, All Brite Cleaning and Restoration Inc.

If you are needing to improve your organization and structure to create more profits, then you need to be consulted by Violand Management.
– Jason Karren, ZEROREZ of Denver

If you want to be successful, you need to surround yourself with other successful people. Violand is the best in the business!
– Katie Smith, CR, PHC Restoration

With the rapidly changing environment we are in, it is well worth it to have someone in your corner helping to guide our efforts and keep us focused on the goals and not on the obstacles. Violand Management keeps us focused with an independent, outside view of our course.
– Evan Labrum, President, Henderson Restoration and Cleaning

Cleanfax and Violand Management Associates have enjoyed a long partnership, and the disaster restoration industry has benefited from this immensely. Chuck Violand and his capable crew know what it takes to help restoration contractors better manage their companies and how to increase profits. If you need consulting, management tips, or some of the great advice found on the new and improved Violand website, don’t hesitate to take advantage of this industry resource.
– Jeff Cross, Senior Editor, Cleanfax Magazine

Working with VMA has been invaluable. We always feel that the partnership with VMA has been with our unique best interests in mind and we have never felt that we are getting a “cookie cutter” approach to the business. Working with VMA has helped us take our business to the next level and saved us a huge amount of time and money. Their partnership has helped us continue to grow our company.
– Jennifer Donley, President, Claria Clean

Chuck and his team have proven to be the resource I’ve leaned on when needing advice and/or insight into Admin, Operations, HR, and Sales/Marketing. They always go the extra mile and have become trusted friends.
– Rob Villars, President, Advanced Restoration Services

There are many ‘consultants’ in our industry, while there is only one ‘Violand’- Chuck is truly unique in his approach – and his success is your success when you partner with the VMA team. Thank you, Chuck, for all you do in serving us.
– Jon Fields, President, RestorePro, Inc.

Violand Management Associates

Violand’s experts bring our company a different perspective. They help us stay accountable.
Matt Jarvis, Jarvis Property Restoration

All the programs are so great! There is not one person in our organization that would not benefit from one or more of the programs Violand Management offers.
– Doris Lindly, Marlings Restoration

It’s inspiring to be involved with people who are genuinely passionate about our industry.
– Sam Andrews, Operations Manager, ZEROREZ Raleigh

Thank you for the wonderful experience. We grow in a positive way each time we attend Violand functions.
– Margret Huebner, Co-Owner, Commercial Carpet Cleaning, Inc.

I found that the information laid out for me was powerful, insightful, and simplified to where it can be used on a regular basis, not just the week after the seminar.
– Francis Balthazar, Operations Manager, A&J Specialty Services, Inc.

Working with Violand is the best thing you can do for your business.
– Ben Johnson, Owner, All-Pro Floor Care, Inc.

I have contracted the Violand Management group as a franchisor and attended different workshops and presentations. The team is skilled at understanding the needs of the clients and delivering the goods. I will continue the use the services of Violand Management to help deliver value-added benefits to our franchise network.
– Steve Boyce, VP Operations, Disaster Kleenup International

I have worked with Violand, both Chuck personally and Scott, Tim, and Tom, for many years and have always received competent, timely and useful coaching from each. In addition, I have participated in and sent employees to all of their training classes with tremendous results. I highly recommend VMA.
– Kent J. Rawhouser, President, A&J Specialty Services, Inc.

Chuck is truly focused on client success through developing people and mapping out strategic goals and plans that are customized for each business/owner. Not cookie cutter but truly a consultative, collaborative approach. Chuck takes a personal interest in his clients and brings a wealth of knowledge, tools and coaching to the process, helping foster measurable improvements.
– Jon Fields, President, RestorePro, Inc.