President

Rick Bunnell's versatility in the areas of both sales and project management is the foundation of "PartnersRecon's" projected success. Rick's attention to detail, construction knowledge and his ability to effectively communicate will all levels of property claims adjusters has resulted in a loyal and positive working relationship in the Dallas/Ft. Worth metropolitan area and throughout Texas and the Southwest.

Rick's work ethic, judgment and decision making capabilities along with his commitment to quality service and work product, are the main attributes that the property claims industry have long recognized and have consistently depended upon since 1985. He is frequently retained by various insurance companies to provide a detailed and accurate assessment of damage and a reasonable and competitive cost of repairs in situations where the claimed cost of repairs submitted to the insurance company needs to be qualified.

In addition to his assessment and estimating capabilities, Rick also managed the Production Department, overseeing all aspects of project management, inclusive of work quality, timely completion of repairs and above all, customer satisfaction. Rick's exceptional communication skills enable him to effectively coordinate and manage "PartnersRecon's" extensive sub-contractor work force while also insuring reasonable and valid restoration costs.

Experience

1995-2003 Belfor USA (fka Inrecon, LLC, fka Pro-Tech Contractors, Inc.)

As a Regional Senior Estimator/Salesman Rick was called upon to assess property damage and estimate repair costs initially for Pro-Tech Contractors Inc. which was acquired and consolidated into these two large corporations. Rick consistently was one of the leading producers of commercial and residential reconstruction projects involving all types of insurance claims and varying degrees of damage. This is inclusive of a two-year period during which he performed responsibilities as Director of Production in which he was not credited with direct sales.

As Director of Production, Rick managed a staff of 10 Project Superintendents for the regional office who were responsible for the budgeting, scheduling of repairs as well as the timely completion and quality of work. At the completion of every project, a signed "Certificate of Satisfaction" was obtained from the insured and/or property owner.

In 1999, Rick was called upon to become a full-time, on sight Project Manager on a loss involving an explosion at a frozen food manufacturing and distribution center. The property damage was in excess of $7,000,000.00. Rick effectively managed all facets of the project including fiscal control of the job costs, scheduling and coordination of the daily production by the subcontractors, and the development of new sub-contractor base for specialty processing and refrigeration equipment. The project was completed ahead of schedule and significantly under the projected reserve anticipated by the insurance company. As a result of Rick's performance, he was promoted to Director of Production for Pro-Tech Contractors, Inc. encompassing the corporate office and four satellite offices.

1988-1995 Specialty Contractors Inc.

As an estimator/salesman for this firm, Rick enhanced his damage assessment and estimating capabilities and was consistently a top producer estimating and contracting restoration projects in excess of $1,000,000.00 annually.

1985-1988 J.O. Lochridge General Contractors

Rick developed his expertise in the assessment of property damage, estimating skills and sales production with this leading restoration contracting firm. In addition, many of the relationships developed during this time period are still a contributing resource with his current sales production.

1981-1985 Texas Paving Company

As Sales Manager, Rick's responsibilities included the management of the sales staff, direct sales and estimating costs for both new construction and the reconditioning maintenance of existing concrete and asphalt roadways and parking lots.

Education

Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA.

BS Health, Physical Education, Driver Education & Safety





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