SERVPRO of South and Northwest Grand Rapids Employee Photos

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Ted Brummel

Ted Brummel is one of our Co-Owners at SERVPRO of South and Northwest Grand Rapids. He joined the franchise in 2014 as a Production Technician and was quickly promoted to his position as a Project Manager due to his prior experience in restoration.  After managing crews and projects for some time Ted partnered with Randy to purchase the business and provide the best service in the industry. SERVPRO's extensive training programs combined with his 25 years of experience in restoration make Ted a Subject matter expert that you can trust. 

Ted has successfully competed the following certification from the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC): Water Damage Restoration Technician (WRT), Fire and Smoke Damage Restoration (SRT), Odor Control, Commercial Carpet care, Journeyman Textile Cleaner, Bio-Hazard Clean Up, Severe Safety Training, and Applied Structural Drying (ASD).

On a daily basis, Ted communicates with insurance adjusters, insurance agents, and home/business owners to be sure that the the entire process moves forward smoothly and efficiently. As one of our owners, he personally monitors the progress of active jobs.  Our clients can have confidence that they are in the best and most capable hands. 

Ted and his wife are involved in their local Christian Schools with their 4 children.  He enjoys, fishing and grilling. 

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Randy Oosterheert

Randy Oosterheert is one of our Co-Owners at SERVPRO of South and Northwest Grand Rapids. He joined the franchise in 2009 as a Production Technician and took on additional responsibilities as he gained experience which lead to his position as a Project Manager.  After managing crews and projects for some time Randy partnered with Ted to purchase the business and provide the best service in the industry.

Randy has the following certifications from the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC): Water Damage Restoration Technician (WRT), Fire and Smoke Damage Restoration, Bio-Hazard Clean Up, Severe Safety Training, and also Applied Structural Drying Certification (ASD). Randy is also certified by the EPA for Lead Safety. Lastly, he has maintained his Residential Builders license since 2002.

On a daily basis, Randy communicates with insurance adjusters, insurance agents, and home/business owners to be sure that the the entire process moves forward smoothly and efficiently. As one of our owners, he personally monitors the progress of active jobs.  Our clients can have confidence that they are in the best and most capable hands. 

Randy is married with 3 kids.  He has spent 20 years in the Calvinist Cadet Corps, and enjoys hunting, fishing, and a variety of sports.

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Joyce Emelander

Joyce Emelander is a Crew Chief/Textiles Expert at SERVPRO of South and Northwest Grand Rapids.  Upon joining our Team in 2007 she completed our rigorous SERVPRO Employee Certification Training Program. This program teaches advanced cleaning and restoration techniques and how to properly use our state-of-the-art equipment. This training program also focuses on listening skills and customer service. 

 Joyce has extensive experience in the restoration industry and is certified under Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) in the following areas: Water Damage Restoration Technician (WRT), Fire and Smoke Damage Restoration (SRT), Odor Control, Commercial Carpet care, Bio Hazard Clean up, and Severe Safety Training.  Additionally, Joyce is certified by the EPA for Lead Safety.  She is our safety guru, attending SERVPRO’s yearly safety training course and examination.

Joyce is typically either in the field, restoring homes and businesses back to normal, or at the shop putting her textiles expertise to work.  As our textiles expert, Joyce is a certified Esporta wash system operator specializing in restoration of smoke and water damage textiles.

Joyce is married with 4 children, a proud Army mom veteran, and 8 grandchildren.  She is very active in her local church and enjoys quilting, camping and quality time with family and friends.

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Nate Sinke

Nate Sinke is a Crew Chief at SERVPRO of South and Northwest Grand Rapids. Upon joining our Team in 2016 he completed our rigorous SERVPRO Employee Certification Training Program (ECTP). This program teaches advanced cleaning and restoration techniques and how to properly use our state-of-the-art equipment. This training program also focuses on listening skills and customer service.  In addition to ETCP training, Nate also holds the following certifications from the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC): Water Removal Technician, Bio-Hazard Clean Up, Severe Safety Training, and Applied Structural Drying (ASD).

You will find Nate making whatever setting he finds himself in better on a daily basis; whether that means taking care of an emergency situation, or monitoring the progress and positioning of our machines for maximum efficiency.  Nate brings a great attitude and extensive knowledge to each job.

Nate recently celebrated his 10th anniversary with his wife and has 2 kids.  He is an active bicyclist and enjoys family quality time sitting by camp fires.

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Donald Everett

Donald Everett is a Production Technician at SERVPRO of South and Northwest Grand Rapids. Upon joining our Team in 2018 he completed our rigorous SERVPRO Employee Certification Training Program. This program teaches advanced cleaning and restoration techniques and how to properly use our state-of-the-art equipment. This training program also focuses on listening skills and customer service.

In addition to ETCP training, Don also holds the following certifications from the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC):  Water Removal Technician, Bio-Hazard Clean Up, Fire and Smoke Damage Restoration, Severe Safety Training and Applied Structural Drying (ASD).

Don knows more about water than most.  Not only has he had training and experience with SERVPRO, he spent 5 years in water filtration before he joined the team. Don also dedicated 4 years of service to the US Marines.   His daily responsibilities include emergency water remediation and fire restoration.  

Don enjoys spending time with his wife of 8 years.  He likes to tap into his creative side by home brewing some incredible beers and wines.

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Rick Prentice III

Rick Prentice is a Production Technician at SERVPRO of South and Northwest Grand Rapids. Upon joining our Team in 2018 he completed our rigorous SERVPRO Employee Certification Training Program. This program teaches advanced cleaning and restoration techniques and how to properly use our state-of-the-art equipment. This training program also focuses on listening skills and customer service.

With his background in facilities maintenance, Rick brings a history of experience to the table.  His daily responsibilities include emergency water remediation and fire restoration. 

Rick has been married for 7 years and has two children. In addition to spending time with his family, he enjoys fishing and playing most sports.

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John Docter

John Docter is a Sales and Marketing Representatives at SERVPRO of South and Northwest Grand Rapids.  Upon joining our Team in 2013 he completed our rigorous SERVPRO Employee Certification Training Program. This program teaches advanced cleaning and restoration techniques and how to properly use our state-of-the-art equipment. This training program also focuses on listening skills and customer service.  John has a strong worth ethic and is known around our office for his/her attention to detail. He is a licensed builder with 20+ years in building trades and is ready to work with commercial accounts to protect your investment.

His daily tasks consist of building and maintaining relationships with insurance and facilities professionals throughout our service area.  You will find John involved in events and seminars all over the greater Grand Rapids area, educating the community on the importance of disaster prevention.

John brings great family values to the team as he lives for his wife of 45 years, 4 children, 11 grandchildren and his hobbies of camping, fishing and hunting.  You will likely bump into John at a local high school sporting event as he supports his grand children in their endeavors.

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Mike Nitz

Mike Nitz is a Sales and Marketing Representative at SERVPRO of South and Northwest Grand Rapids.  Mike joined the SERVPRO Team in 2020.  Mike was been a licensed insurance agent for 13 years, and has 8 1/2 years of experience in the fire and water industry prior to coming on board at SERVPRO. Mike also has been in the Senior Care industry, and understands the importance of keeping the senior community safe. 

His daily tasks consist of building and maintaining relationships with insurance and facilities professionals throughout our service area.  You will find Mike involved in events and seminars all over the greater Grand Rapids area, educating the community on the importance of disaster prevention.

Mike is married to his wife Kristen of almost 28 years, and has 4 kids and two dogs. Mike enjoys kayaking, fat tire mountain biking, good music, traveling and visiting some of Michigan's best breweries and distilleries.  Mike also enjoys networking and the art of connection, by understanding people's passions and connecting them with those with common vision. 

If you see Mike out in the community, stop and say hello, and get connected! 

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Michelle Cooper

Michelle Cooper is a Sales and Marketing Representative at SERVPRO of South and Northwest Grand Rapids.  Michelle joined the SERVPRO Team in 2021.  Michelle has 25 years experience in home design and improvements in the West Michigan area. She was worked with several insurance companies in making sure her clients are taken good care of after the unexpected has occurred.

Her daily tasks consist of building and maintaining relationships with insurance and facilities professionals throughout our service area.  You will find Michelle involved in events and seminars all over the greater Grand Rapids area, educating the community on the importance of disaster prevention.

Michelle enjoys spending time with family, traveling and volunteering at different events and organizations.

If you see Michell out in the community, stop and say hello, and get connected! 

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Cathie Mulder

Cathie Mulder is the Administration Assistant at SERVPRO of South and North West Grand Rapids.  Upon joining our Team in 2008 she completed our rigorous SERVPRO Employee Certification Training Program (ECTP). In addition to the ECTP Cathie is also certified as a Water Damage Restoration Technician (WRT) by the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification.

Cathy is a key player in our franchise's daily operations.  She initiates all work orders/estimates, finalizes job completions, and manages payroll.

Cathy is married with 2 kids and 4 grandchildren.  She enjoys her family quality time and playing cards.

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Raelin Kuipers

Raelin Kuipers is the Administration Assistant at SERVPRO of South and Northwest Grand Rapids.  She has been an incredible asset to the office since joining our Team in 2019. Raelin is also studying to become certified as a Water Damage Restoration Technician (WRT) by the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification.

When you call our office for help, a quote, or just to say hi you will likely have a chance to say ho to Raelin.

Raelin enjoys quality time in the outdoors, playing with her dog, and wine tasting. 

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Brian Hurner

Brian Hurner is a Production Technician at SERVPRO of South and Northwest Grand Rapids. Brian joined our Team in 2020. Brian brings several years of customer service in the restaurant management industry, and has been a great addition to our production team. 

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Joe Haines

Joe Haines is a Production Technician at SERVPRO of South and Northwest Grand Rapids. JOe joined our Team in 2020. 

Joe has been a great addition to our SERVPRO of South and Northwest Grand Rapids team, where his focus is on customer service and attention to details with every client we service.

Joe is married and has a 4 year old daughter.

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Adriannah Letts

Adriannah is a Production Technician at SERVPRO of South and Northwest Grand Rapids. Adriannah joined our Team in spring of 2020. 

Adriannah enjoys working at SERVPRO of South and NW Grand Rapids, and has been a great team member. Her focus is on customer service and attention to details with every client we service. 

Adriannah is also a student at Davenport University, and is a member of the woman's hockey team. Go Panthers!