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Joe Gillette WLS, CR

Regional Consultant

Contact Info

Department

Consultants

Phone

(413) 297-0822

Email

joe.gillette@youngonline.com

Locations

Springfield, MA
Hartford, CT

Biography

JOSEPH GILLETTE, CR/WLS joined YOUNG & Associates in 2019 as a Regional Consultant. In the construction industry since 1981, Joe has held the positions of Project Manager, COO, SVP, President, and Owner. Since 1995 he has specialized in the restoration industry and earned the advanced designations of Certified Restorer (CR) and Water Loss Specialist (WLS) with the Restoration Industry Association, RIA. Joe has had involvement in all facets of construction including estimating, budgeting, project management, forecasting, and employee development. He has been asked to speak on a variety of industry topics and continues to be solicited by industry and insurance professionals for opinions and council. Joe currently serves on the Restoration Industry Association Board of Directors; he also serves as Chairperson of the RIA Membership committee and is on the C&R Magazine committee. Joe holds construction supervisor licenses in both Massachusetts and Connecticut.

Credentials

  • WLS  |  Certified Water Loss Specialist
  • CR  |  Certified Restorer
  • Massachusetts Construction Supervisor License
  • Connecticut Licensed Contractor

Representative Consulting Assignments

  • Apartments  |  Hurricane  |  $475K
  • Residence  |  Fire/Smoke  |  $700K
  • Commercial Warehouse  |  Hurricane  |  $475K
  • Residence  |  Hurricane  |  $350K
  • Apartments  |  Wind  |  $1.2M
  • Apartments  |  Fire/Smoke  |  $1.1M
  • Country Club  |  Hurricane  |  $450K
  • Apartments  |  Hurricane  |  $375K
  • Residence  |  Fire/Smoke  |  $410K
  • Church  |  Hurricane  |  $550K
  • Hospice Facility  |  Fire/Smoke  |  $375K

Professional Experience

  • 2019 - Current  |  Regional Consultant  |  YOUNG & Associates
  • 2009 - 2019  |  President/Partner  |  Complete Restoration Solutions Inc.
  • 2002 - 2009  |  Senior Vice President  |  Instar Services Group
  • 1997 - 2002  |  Chief Operating Officer  |  Action Fire Restoration
  • 1995 - 1997  |  Project Manager/Estimator  |  Thibodeau General Contractors
  • 1985 - 1995  |  Vice President/Partner  |  J. Michael Construction Company

Education

  • Central Connecticut State University
    - Marketing