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Mike Cowin HCI-R, CFGA, WRT

Regional Consultant

Contact Info

Department

Consultants

Phone

(316) 461-9305

Email

mike.cowin@youngonline.com

Locations

Wichita, KS

Biography

MIKE COWIN has been involved in the insurance industry since 2005, working with multiple major insurance carriers and independent adjusting firms. He has handled thousands of residential and commercial property claims, from minor losses to high exposure complex large losses. Mike also participated in supervision, training, and re-inspection/audit roles. He operated his own consulting business, where he worked as an independent consultant, estimator, and appraiser for multiple carriers and clients. Mike has extensive experience in building construction, renovation, damage recognition and analysis, scope and cost analysis, water mitigation and restoration, appraisals, scope and cost negotiation, and project management. He specializes in commercial property losses, multi-family complexes, hospitality properties, warehouses, retail malls, restaurants, schools, churches, automotive trades properties, educational institutions, medical facilities, and agricultural operations.

Credentials

  • HCI-R  |  HAAG Certified Inspector - Residential
  • CFGA  |  Certified Flood General Adjuster
  • WRT  |  IICRC - WRT (Water Damage Restoration Tech)
  • FSRT  |  IICRC - FSRT (Fire Smoke RT)
  • HCI-C  |  HAAG Certified Inspector - Commercial
  • CGA  |  Certified General Adjuster
  • ASD  |  IICRC - ASD (Applied Structural Drying)
  • IAUA Certified Property Appraiser & Umpire (CPAU)
  • IICRC Water Restoration Technician (WRT)

Representative Consulting Assignments

  • Condo  |  Construction Defect  |  $602K
  • Storage Units  |  Wind  |  $834K
  • Commercial Growing Facility  |  Hurricane  |  $1.4M
  • Medical Facility  |  Enviro - Water/Flood  |  $398K
  • Swimming Pool  |  Builder's Risk  |  $198K
  • Restaurant  |  Wind  |  $478K
  • Hotel  |  Wind  |  $226K
  • Restaurant Chain (5 Locations)  |  Wind  |  $1.6M
  • Hotel  |  Wind  |  $332K
  • Residential  |  Builder's Risk  |  $352K
  • Auto Dealership  |  Wind  |  $481K
  • Assisted Living Facilities (5 Locations)  |  Wind  |  $1.2M
  • Medical Facilities (4 Locations)  |  Hurricane  |  $4.8M
  • School District  |  Wind  |  $11.2M

Professional Experience

  • 2019 - Current  |  Regional Consultant  |  YOUNG & Associates
  • 2018 - 2019  |  Senior Consultant  |  YOUNG & Associates
  • 2017 - 2018  |  Independent Appraiser/Consultant  |  Wildcat Consulting Group Inc.
  • 2011 - 2017  |  Commercial Property General Adjuster  |  Farmers Insurance Group
  • 2005 - 2011  |  Residential Property Claims Adjuster  |  Farmers Insurance Group

Education

  • Kansas State University
    Bachelor of Science - Physical Science