SERVPRO of Gurnee Employee Photos

Brad Cowell

Brad Cowell is the Owner of SERVPRO of Gurnee. He graduated from the University of Illinois and has always loved construction. He has worked for the #1 private home builder in the country, Kimball Hill Homes, before his entrepreneurial spirit brought him to own a SERVPRO®. His credentials with the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certifications (IICRC) are in Water Restoration Technician, Applied Structural Drying, Fire and Smoke Restoration Technician, Applied Microbial Remediation Technician, and Odor Control Technician. He further holds a lead renovator certificate, trauma scene clean-up certificate, and subrogation, and all of SERVPRO® Employee Certification Training Programs in Crew, Water, Fire, and Carpet & Upholstery.

Dave Brenner

Dave Brenner is the Reconstruction Manager at SERVPRO® of Libertyville/North Chicago City/Lake Bluff and SERVPRO® of Gurnee. He has over 35 years of construction experience. He loves working in construction for a new challenge each day.

Cody Hutt

Cody Hutt is a Project Manager at SERVPRO® of Gurnee. We frequently receive kind reviews about how caring Cody is during emergency services. He has Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certifications (IICRC) in Water Restoration Technician and Fire and Smoke Restoration Technician. He also has completed SERVPRO® Employee Certification Training Programs in Crew, Water, Fire, and Carpet & Upholstery. Cody has been doing construction since he was young, and he takes great care in protecting other parts of the home from further damage.

April Koot

April is our Director of Sales and Marketing here at SERVPRO of Gurnee. In addition to leading our sales team, she can usually be found somewhere in Chicagoland promoting SERVPRO through relationship building and education. You may also catch her on a job site checking in or lending a hand. If you happen to attend a SERVPRO CE course, she will be instructing it. April’s background includes a 15yr history in the insurance industry with roles ranging from producer to agency owner to corporate sales management before moving into restoration business development in 2017. In her free time, she loves attending concerts and spending time with her daughters, Lauren and Ava. She is currently pursuing her ARM, Associate in Risk Management, designation in order to further her education and expertise in risk management.

Female employee

Amanda Pollock

Amanda is the Office Manager (aka Superhero, aka Doer of all Things) here at SERVPRO of Gurnee. Besides running the office, she also takes care of Payroll, Human Resources, training, customer service and IT. She is the company "Hub" and we are lucky to have her. Before joining us here three years ago, Amanda spent the last 15 years in Hotel Management as a GM so she knows the ins and outs of keeping a place running smoothly. When she has free time, Amanda enjoys camping and numerous Scouting activities with her son. She also enjoys the company of her two fur babies Cody and Leinie