Wade Bushman WRT, FSRT

Chief Executive Officer

Contact Info




(615) 785-2884




Nashville, TN


WADE BUSHMAN joined YOUNG & Associates in 2010 as a Building Consultant and quickly worked his way to Partner, then Executive Partner, overseeing our Southeast region and now Chief Executive Officer. Throughout his 28 year career, Wade has been responsible for procuring and managing complex design-build projects and insurance property losses including residential, commercial, industrial, and governmental structures and facilities. He is well versed in cost estimating, loss documentation, environmental loss management, restoration and mitigation oversight, new construction and repair bid package management, dispute resolution as umpire and referee assignments, and catastrophe assignment management and estimating. He is experienced in professional consulting services including repair and replacement estimating, negotiation of mitigation, restoration and re-construction needs, conflict settlement services, and scope of work control and scheduling management. Wade has introduced a streamlined construction management approach to the insurance industry to ensure prompt reporting and cost estimating while maintaining accuracy. His experience on multi-million dollar industrial projects, along with his dynamic leadership skills, complements the Executive Team at YA.


  • WRT  |  IICRC - WRT (Water Damage Restoration Tech)
  • FSRT  |  IICRC - FSRT (Fire Smoke RT)
  • Additional Environmental Training in Mold Asbestos Fire and Soot and Hazardous Materials and Contaminates
  • Training - Construction Project Scheduling Budgeting & Estimating Xactimate Timberline Marshall Swift & RS Means

Representative Consulting Assignments

  • Hotel/Hospitality/Golf Course  |  Hurricane  |  $76M
  • County Elementary School  |  Fire/Smoke  |  $13.5M
  • Military Bases  |  Hurricane  |  $600M
  • State Community College  |  Tornado  |  $75M
  • Military Base Housing  |  Hurricane  |  $85M
  • Grain Mills  |  Enviro - Water/Flood  |  $22M
  • State Municipal Building  |  Wind  |  $15M
  • County Medical Center  |  Tornado  |  $22M
  • County Municipal Building  |  Enviro - Water/Flood  |  $15.5M
  • Housing Council Facility  |  Wind  |  $2.3M

Professional Experience

  • 2011 - Current  |  Chief Executive Officer  |  YOUNG & Associates
  • 2006 - 2011  |  Project Manager  |  Denham-Blythe Company LLC
  • 2004 - 2006  |  Project Manager  |  Rose Integrated Services
  • 1994 - 2004  |  General Contractor  |  Bushman Construction


  • Rutherford County
    - Leadership