SERVPRO of Marshalltown Employee Photos

Male employee Jeff Short in front of SERVPRO truck in background

Jeff Short

Jeff Short is the owner of SERVPRO of Marshalltown. He has certifications from the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Certification  (IICRC) in water, mold and fire. He believes in honesty and hard work. His community involvements include the Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus and Mentor Iowa. He likes to spend time with his family, and enjoys youth sports coaching in baseball and football, loves fishing, and the outdoors. 

Male employee Don Stokesbarry in front of SERVPRO truck in background

Don Stokesbarry

Don Stokesbarry is our Operations Manager at SERVPRO. He has almost twenty years of experience in restoration and over 25 years experience in cleaning. Don is certified with a journeymen status by the IICRC and working towards master status in applied structural drying, carpet and upholstery cleaning, carpet repair and reinstallation, water damage restoration, fire damage restoration, odor restoration, and mold remediation. In his past he was a certified EMT and firefighter. Don believes in hard work and being on time. Don is the father of 10 children and in his free time he enjoys attending school events, golfing, football and volunteer work. 

Male employee John Alessio in front of SERVPRO car

John Alessio

John Alessio is the General Manager at SERVPRO of Marshalltown. He is certified in carpet cleaning and water damage restoration. His more than 20 years of experience in the cleaning and restoration industry include ownership of a carpet cleaning company and a janitorial business. In his free time he likes to golf, coach youth club softball and volleyball, and spend time with his wife and four daughters. He enjoys working at SERVPRO of Ames because of the people and the unexpected work each day brings. His role includes running the workflow and keeping things organized.

Female employee Lori Newhouse in front of SERVPRO truck in background

Lori Newhouse

Lori Newhouse is our Office Manager at SERVPRO of Marshalltown. She has over ten years experience in office operations and customer service. She has spent time in the field as a SERVPRO Tech, which gives her experience in water and fire restoration as well as demolition and reconstruction work. Lori believes in always staying positive and loves to cheer on the team at SERVPRO. In her free time she loves hanging out with her family, spending time playing with her dog, and doing DIY projects around the house. She is involved in youth sports and supports animal rehabilitation and rescue.

Female employee Carrie Bartmess in front of SERVPRO truck in background

Carrie Bartmess

Carrie Bartmess is our Project Manager and is certified in water damage restoration and fire and smoke restoration. She grew up in Iowa and has experience with roofing and remodeling. She enjoys swimming and hiking with her husband and kids at area parks. Her favorite aspect of working at SERVPRO of Marshalltown is the constant problem-solving and different variables that each situation presents. She likes the continual learning that comes from the stimulating and challenging work.

Male employee Jaxson Williams in front of SERVPRO truck in background

Jaxson Williams

Jaxson Williams is a Crew Chief, certified in water damage restoration. He is an Army veteran who knows how to work calmly under pressure and likes helping customers who are in stressful situations. In his free time he enjoys tae kwon do and loves animals, especially his two dogs and one cat. His favorite aspect of working at SERVPRO of Marshalltown is never knowing what the day will bring - whether it's confronting a raccoon in an attic or some other interesting surprise. 

Male employee Nathan Murray in front of SERVPRO truck in background

Nathan Murray

Nathan Murray is a Crew Chief and is certified in water damage restoration and applied structural drying. He's gained a well-rounded skill set from a wide variety of past work experience, including managing a herd of 90 horses for an equine biologics company and driving combines for a seed research company. He enjoys camping, biking, running and tinkering with motorcycles. What he likes most about working at SERVPRO of Marshalltown is that every job is a new puzzle to figure out. He believes in understanding where customers are coming from and doing his best to be as accommodating as possible. 

Male employee Dan Burke in front of a SERVPRO truck in the background

Dan Burke

Dan Burke is a Crew Chief for SERVPRO of Marshalltown. He enjoys artistic woodworking and gardening. Dan believes in good communication and honest work. His favorite aspect of working for SERVPRO is how the changing situations always keep him on his toes. He likes how the work keeps him engaged and looking forward to the next opportunity.