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Mike Kalby WRT, ASD

Regional Consultant

Contact Info

Department

Consultants

Phone

(503) 702-2817

Email

mike.kalby@youngonline.com

Locations

Portland, OR

Biography

MIKE KALBY joined YOUNG and Associates as a Regional Consultant in 2019. Mike has a varied background including construction project management and large loss property-casualty claims adjusting. Mike graduated from Boise State University with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration while he worked for a regional phone company. After graduation, he went to work for Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance in Idaho as an Adjuster. His next position was developing and managing the custom home installation department for a local audio equipment retailer, designing and installing communication integration, built-in home theater, and other low voltage systems. Mike returned to insurance claims work to manage a branch office for a Pacific NW independent claims adjusting firm in Eastern Washington. Next, he moved to Portland, Oregon to work for another independent adjusting company. An insurance carrier client hired Mike to work as a technical specialist, after which he moved to Utah and started working as a Tenant Coordinator and Project Manager for a commercial real estate investment trust that built, owned, and operated outdoor lifestyle centers and shopping malls. His duties included project management for tenant improvement projects in existing shopping centers and ground-up construction of anchor tenant buildings for national chain retailers. Mike moved back to Portland, Oregon to work for a national independent adjusting firm, rising to National General Adjuster and handling large property and casualty losses for a varied clientele. Mike worked for this and another company for about 9 years of varied large loss insurance claims before joining YOUNG & Associates.

Credentials

  • WRT  |  IICRC - WRT (Water Damage Restoration Tech)
  • ASD  |  IICRC - ASD (Applied Structural Drying)

Representative Consulting Assignments

  • Wood Pellet Mill  |  Fire/Smoke  |  $1.8M
  • Convalescent Home  |  Enviro - Water/Flood  |  $1.4M
  • Shopping Center  |  Structural/Collapse  |  $2.8M
  • Condominium Complex  |  Hurricane  |  $4M
  • Bulk Material Loader (at a large ship port)  |  Electrical/MEP/Equipment  |  $2M
  • College Dormitory  |  Enviro - Water/Flood  |  $900K
  • 200 Military Housing Buildings at a Joint Reserve Base  |  Hurricane  |  $2M
  • Municipal Sewage Treatment Facility  |  Hurricane  |  $3M
  • Post Office Facility  |  Enviro - Water/Flood  |  $850K
  • Hotel/Resort  |  Enviro - Water/Flood  |  $750K
  • Nightclub  |  Fire/Smoke  |  $800K

Professional Experience

  • 2019 - Current  |  Regional Consultant  |  YOUNG & Associates
  • 2016 - 2019  |  National General Adjuster  |  Vericlaim/Sedgwick
  • 2009 - 2016  |  National General Adjuster  |  Engle Martin & Associates
  • 2007 - 2009  |  Tenant Coordinator/Project Manager  |  Developers Diversified Realty
  • 2005 - 2007  |  Technical Specialist  |  Travelers Insurance
  • 2002 - 2005  |  Senior Claims Adjuster  |  Plover & Associates
  • 1999 - 2002  |  Branch Manager/Adjuster  |  J. Walling & Associates
  • 1996 - 1999  |  Project Manager/Consultant  |  The Stereo Shoppe

Education

  • Boise State University
    Bachelor of Science - Business Administration