SERVPRO of Charlottesville Employee Photos

Earl & Edith Clarke - Owners of SERVPRO of Charlottesville

Earl & Edith Clarke - Owners of SERVPRO of Charlottesville

Earl & Edith Clarke are the owners of both SERVPRO of Charlottesville and SERVPRO of Lynchburg/ Bedford & Campbell Counties.  In addition to owning and managing 2 franchises, Earl and Edith have their hands full with 5 daughters and 3 grandchildren.   

Special Award for Earl Clarke - Owner of SERVPRO of Charlottesville

Special Award for Earl Clarke - Owner of SERVPRO of Charlottesville

Earl Clarke - Owner of SERVPRO of Charlottesville as well as SERVPRO of Lynchburg/ Bedford & Campbell Counties has received a Special Award from IICRC Board of Directors for being recognized as a Master Textile Cleaner.  This award is given for having completed the highest level of Certification through Continuing Education and meeting the requirements of IICRC.  

Earl Clarke - Master Textile Cleaner

Earl Clarke - Master Textile Cleaner

Earl Clarke - Owner of both SERVPRO of Charlottesville and SERVPRO of Lynchburg/ Bedford & Campbell Counties is recognized as a Master Textile Cleaner for all of his certifications listed below:

    • Color Repair
    • Odor Control
    • Journeyman Fire & Smoke Restorer
    • Fire & Smoke Restoration
    • Journeyman Textile Cleaner
    • Carpet Repair & Reinstallation
    • Carpet Cleaning
    • Applied Structural Drying
    • Journeyman Water Restorer
    • Upholstery & Fabric Cleaning
    • Master Textile cleaner
    • Water Damage Restoration

Ryan Mitchell - Production Manager

Ryan Mitchell - Production Manager

Ryan Mitchell is a Production Manager here at SERVPRO of Charlottesville.  He joined our Charlottesville crew on October 24th of 2016 having no experience in our industry.  Since then Ryan has quickly grasped the knowledge of the industry through hands on training as well as outsourced training (corporate and IICRC).  Ryan enjoys being able to provide comfort for customers who have been affected by a loss and we always receive compliments from our customers about how great of a communicator Ryan is throughout the entire process.

Ryan Mitchell - IICRC Certified

Ryan Mitchell - IICRC Certified

Ryan Mitchell has successfully completed training according to the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) standards and is certified in the following:

    • Water Damage Restoration
    • Applied Structural Drying
    • Fire & Smoke Restoration.

Ryan Mitchell - ECTP

Ryan Mitchell - ECTP

In Ryan's first year of working for SERVPRO of Charlottesville, he had undergone quite a bit of training.  Our SERVPRO Employee Certification Training Program (ECTP) being part of that.

Ryan Mitchell - EPA Certified Renovator

Ryan Mitchell - EPA Certified Renovator

On the 5th of October 2017, Ryan Mitchell attended a Lead Renovation class here in Charlottesville.  The class was followed by an exam of which he scored 100% and is now an EPA Certified Renovator!

Larry Burton - Crew Chief

Larry Burton - Crew Chief

Larry Burton is a Crew Chief here at SERVPRO of Charlottesville. He has been in the Fire & Water Restoration Industry for 15 years and has been a great resource for newbies. During his 15 years, Larry, has aided in the restoring/repairing of homes and businesses after major catastrophes such as Hurricane Katrina, Hurricane Sandy, flooding in Wisconsin, and even a wide spread fire in California.

Larry Burton - IICRC Certified

Larry Burton - IICRC Certified

Larry Burton has received certifications according to IICRC standards of training in the following:

Water Damage Restoration

Fire & Smoke Restoration

and he will soon be on his way to our corporate office to receive additional training to be certified for IICRC ASD (Applied Structure Drying)



Larry has also completed all four of our Employee Certification Training Program (ECTP), Crew Training, Water Restoration, Fire Damage Restoration, and Carpet Cleaning.

Larry Burton - ECTP

Larry Burton - ECTP

Have we mentioned that Larry is a wealth of knowledge for our restoration services?  In correlation with his many years of hands on experience, Larry also has the certifications to back it up.  This certification is given by our corporate office after undergoing 4 test.  Each of these test have a different focus.  The 1st being Crew Training, the 2nd Fire Cleanup, the 3rd Water Restoration, and the 4th Carpet Cleaning.    

Larry Burton - EPA Certified Renovator

Larry Burton - EPA Certified Renovator

As of the 21st of November 2017, Larry Burton, in addition to all of his other certifications, is now EPA Certified!  Great job Larry!  Keep up the good work continuing your wealth of knowledge in our industry!

Mike Fincannon - Crew Chief

Mike Fincannon - Crew Chief

Mike Fincannon is a Crew Chief her at SERVPRO of Charlottesville.  He joined our team in September of 2017.  Though Mike is new to our franchise, he brings a wealth of Fire & Water Restoration knowledge as he previously worked at another SERVPRO franchise for 5 years and transferred to our franchise upon moving to Charlottesville.  Mike takes pride in his work and we are excited to have Mike on our team!

Mike Fincannon - IICRC Certified

Mike Fincannon - IICRC Certified

Mike Fincannon is another one of our Crew Chiefs here at SERVPRO of Charlottesville that has been recognized as a Certified Water Restoration Technician by the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) and will be heading off to our corporate office in May to become certified in Applied Structural Drying (ASD) as well.

Mike Fincannon - ECTP

Mike Fincannon - ECTP

Mike has successfully completed the following courses in our SERVPRO Employee Certification Training Program (ECTP):

Crew Training Course

Water Certification

Fire Certification

Carpet & Upholstery Certification

Evan Bakelaar - Crew Chief

Evan Bakelaar - Crew Chief

Before Evan was a Crew Chief here in Charlottesville, he was a Crew Chief at SERVPRO of Lynchburg. We appreciate having his leadership and expertise on our team. He’s using his past experience in construction to help the people of Southwestern Virginia when disaster may strike. In his free time Evan enjoys writing, cooking, and building.

Evan Bakelaar - IICRC Certified

Evan Bakelaar - IICRC Certified

Evan Bakelaar has successfully completed training according to the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) standards and is certified in the following:

  • Water Damage Restoration
  • Applied Structural Drying

Joe Mara - Technician

Joe Mara - Technician

Joe Mara is a Technician here at SERVPRO of Charlottesville. He has been in the Carpet Cleaning Industry for 35 years and joined our Charlottesville crew on July 2nd of 2015.  Along with Joe's wealth of knowledge that he enjoys sharing with his co-workers, he is also a jokester providing comedy on a regular basis.  

Joe Mara - IICRC Certified

Joe Mara - IICRC Certified

Joe is certified by IICRC for Water Damage Restoration.  By completing this course, Joe has received the necessary training to be able to properly remediate a home that has been affected by water.  When becoming certified by IICRC, you also pledge to perform those services with skill, honest, and integrity in order to provide the consumer with the highest degree of professionalism possible.  

Joe Mara - ECTP

Joe Mara - ECTP

Prior to our team members being eligible to be sent for IICRC training, they must first complete our Employee Certification Training Program (ECTP) designed by our corporate office.  This training program consists of 4 sections each followed by a test to be certified.  As you can see, Joe has successfully completed all four!

Krystina Mitchell - Office Manager

Krystina Mitchell - Office Manager

Krystina is our Office Manager here at SERVPRO of Charlottesville.  Prior to joining our team on June 1st of 2015, she worked at SERVPRO of Lynchburg as a technician for 5 years.  Having both office and production experience with SERVPRO has helped her in keeping the two running together smoothly.

Krystina Mitchell - IICRC Certified

Krystina Mitchell - IICRC Certified

During Krystina's time working as a technician for SERVPRO of Lynchburg she became IICRC Water Restoration Certified along with successfully completing all 4 ECTP's (Employee Certification Training Progam) Crew, Water, Fire, and Carpet Cleaning and Subrogation.

Krystina Mitchell - ECTP Certified

Krystina Mitchell - ECTP Certified

Krystina Mitchell has successfully completed our corporate office's Employee Certification Training Program (ECTP's) for the following:

  • Crew Training Course
  • Water Certification
  • Fire Certification
  • Carpet & Upholstery Certification

These training courses are a great way to set a good foundation of the services that we provide for our customers and they are a prerequisite for any of our team members prior to being sent for IICRC Certifications.

Amy Yates - Accounting & HR Admin

Amy Yates - Accounting & HR Admin

Amy is our Accounting & HR Administrator here at SERVPRO of Charlottesville and has been with us since June 1st of 2015.  Her willingness to do whatever is necessary, regardless of it being in her job title, along with taking ownership of what she does makes her an exceptionally valuable member of our team. 

Nan Coleman - Sales and Marketing Representative

Nan Coleman - Sales and Marketing Representative

Nan is a familiar face in the Charlottesville area as previous owner of Coleman Creasy Insurance on Pantops in Charlottesville. As a part of her role on our team here at SERVPRO of Charlottesville, Nan is focused on meeting our clients face-to-face and being present at events and locations around the city. She’ll be building relationships and will be open and available to answer questions.  On her off time, Nan enjoys ghost hunting and travels all over the world, seeking out new haunted places. Be sure to ask her about her latest venture when you see her around town.

Kerry Schnedler - Marketing Support Coordinator

Kerry Schnedler - Marketing Support Coordinator

In Kerry’s role as the Marketing Support Coordinator, she’s using her past experience in Marketing and Events to support our team here in organization and community outreach. She is looking forward to engaging with her community during events and on social media. In her free time, Kerry enjoys exploring Charlottesville and the Blue Ridge Mountains; she’s always open to new restaurant or hiking trail suggestions.

Koa - Office Puppy

Koa - Office Puppy

Meet Koa, our office puppy. 

Koa is a Bernedoodle which is a mix between a Bernese Mountain Dog and a Poodle.  He brings a lot of joy and laughter to our office and loves to greet people.  Stop by if you want to meet him in person (pictures just do not compare to how adorable he is in person).  He will also make an appearance at events!