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Climb the Next Mountain

Our advisory services and industry-leading professional training programs offer a wide range of opportunities for restoration and cleaning business owners to develop their people and to maximize their profits.

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Founded in 1987, Violand Management Associates (VMA) is a leader in executive development, management training, and business performance maximization for entrepreneurial restoration and cleaning companies.

What's important is

our mission

Violand Management Associates enriches the lives of business owners and their teams by helping them achieve their goals and aspirations.

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Our Values

  • Unquestioned ethics
  • Always working to better ourselves
  • Giving everything we have all the time
  • Honesty, integrity, collaboration
  • Loyalty to the present and the absent
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Our Vision

Continually bettering ourselves through research, discovery, and real-world experiences while remaining dedicated and giving everything we have at all times to our clients, stakeholders, and each other.

Our Focus Is

Our Clients

Recognized in the industry as the leader in providing advanced, customized solutions while working with our clients to identify, execute, and track the results.

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Management Team

Candid Headshot of Chuck Violand Principal and Founder of Violand Management Associates
Chuck founded Violand Management Associates in 1987 with the objective of helping owners of restoration and cleaning companies build profitable businesses for their long-term professional and personal success. As an author and popular keynote speaker, Chuck is a respected authority on entrepreneurial small businesses, having spent over thirty years as both a business consultant and an executive coach.

Chuck Violand

Founder

Candid Headshot of Karen Tuersley Director of Administration
Karen’s expertise is in administration, project management, and copy editing. She has worked for small entrepreneurial companies as well as large corporations, interacting with those at all levels of business. Before joining VMA, Karen was the administration/operations manager for a fast-growing Inc. 500 company.

Karen Tuersley

Administration

Candid Headshot of Tim Hull, CR Director of Operations and Business Development Advisor - Consultant
Tim has a vast knowledge of all facets of business, enhanced by strong analytical and negotiating abilities. His experience in the world of disaster restoration is also extensive, having worked in top positions for two well-respected, high-performing restoration companies before joining VMA.

Tim Hull, CR

Operations

Candid Headshot of Jeff Jones Director of Sales and Marketing
Jeff has a broad range of experience in sales and marketing having held the titles of territory manager and VP. He also knows family-owned small businesses, having been a managing partner for a franchise in the hardware industry where he specialized in catastrophic restoration cost estimation.

Jeff Jones

Sales

Candid Headshot of Liz Kulick Director of Finance
Liz’s entire career has been in the accounting world. She started at a public accounting firm, working with clients in the construction industry before gaining experience as an accounting and property manager overseeing residential and commercial construction offices and performing tasks for all phases of construction.

Liz Kulick

Finance

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Organizational Support

Candid Headshot of Bre Schmitten Administrative Assistance
Much of Bre’s knowledge comes from time spent as an administrative tech for a large financial services company where she also gained experience in managing continuous improvement projects, manufacturing strategies, customer service, and organizational skills.

Bre Schmitten

Administrative Assistant

Candid Headshot of Zak Martin Marketing Lead
Zak joined Violand Management with a background of well-rounded experience in digital marketing, business development, and sales. He has worked in professional services and manufacturing industries, successfully implementing customized growth strategies with each organization.

Zak Martin

Marketing Lead

Allison-Bancroft-Headhsot-Circle
For most of her career, Allison worked as a retail operations manager where she oversaw the operations of a local chain of nationally recognized stores. While there, she gained a wealth of experience in customer service, new employee training, and organization.

Allison Bancroft

Programs Administrator

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Business Development Advisors

Professional Headshot of Scott Tackett Business Development Advisor and Consultant
Scott is recognized as a leading authority in human resources, organizational development, and organizational leadership, having spent most of his career in the human resources arena. He consults with numerous companies and professionals on all facets of business to help them achieve maximum growth.

Scott Tackett

Business Development Advisor

Professional Headshot of Tim Hull Business Development Advisor and Consultant
Tim is a leading expert on operations, organizational development, and project management. With experience in the building trades before moving to restoration as a general manager and a national disaster-response manager, he offers clients hard-hitting, practical advice to help them through even the most difficult situations.

Tim Hull, CR

Business Development Advisor

Professional Headshot of Bill Prosch Business Development Advisor and Consultant
Bill is a highly respected coach, mentor, and entrepreneur, having spent most of his career in the restoration industry. After owning and running successful restoration companies for over thirty years, he now uses his unique insights to help businesses overcome difficult challenges and achieve their professional goals.

Bill Prosch, CR

Business Development Advisor

Professional Headshot of John Monroe Business Development Advisor and Consultant
John is an authority in sales, sales management, and entrepreneurship, having worked for a Fortune 500 manufacturer and owned a franchise business. His experience and coaching style help clients exceed their goals in sales, cost control, and producing high-performing teams in any competitive environment.

John Monroe

Business Development Advisor

Professional Headshot of Chris McQueen Business Development Advisor and Consultant
Chris is a veteran of the restoration industry, having experience as an independent claims adjuster before becoming an estimate reviewer and a district manager for the world’s largest independent claims management company. He targets sustained growth for clients through team building, conflict resolution, and data analysis.

Chris McQueen

Business Development Advisor

Professional Headshot of Christie Collins Martin Business Development Advisor and Consultant
Christie is an accomplished executive with a background in business development, sales and marketing, and sales management with much of her experience coming from a well-respected restoration company in the Carolinas. Additionally, she has experience in real estate, banking, and small business ownership.

Christie Martin

Christie is an accomplished executive with a background in business development, sales and marketing, and sales management with much of her experience coming from a well-respected restoration company in the Carolinas. Additionally, she has experience in real estate, banking, and small business ownership.

Business Development Advisor

Professional Headshot of Josh Bachman Business Development Advisor and Consultant
Josh is a seasoned veteran of the restoration industry with a background in operations, estimating, and project management for two highly respected restoration companies. His analytical approach and "meet you where you are" coaching style help clients create highly functioning teams to achieve sustained growth on their terms.

Josh Bachman

Business Development Advisor

Josh is a seasoned veteran of the restoration industry with a background in operations, estimating, and project management for two highly respected restoration companies. His analytical approach and “meet you where you are” coaching style help clients create highly functioning teams to achieve sustained growth on their terms.