Dri-Eaz names Hudema account manager
July 20, 2010
Darren Hudema has been named Senior
Account Manager for Dri-Eaz Products. Darren’s duties will include key account
and restoration distribution management.
“I’m glad to be
coming back to a company with such a great reputation in the industry,” said
Darren, “I look forward to helping Legend Brands implement its goals to
diversify and strengthen its position in the market.”
A native of
Vancouver, Canada, Darren has been involved in restoration and cleaning for
more than twenty years. He started as a carpet tech and quickly moved on to
establish his own cleaning and restoration company. Darren came to Dri-Eaz in
2000 in a dual role as a sales account manager and as an instructor in the
company’s busy restoration training program.
Beginning in 2007, Darren established Darren S Hudema Training &
Consulting Services, an education and consulting company specializing in
restoration claims consulting and in training programs for certifying indoor
air quality professionals through the IICRC. During this period he consulted on
numerous losses, including a number of large losses related to Hurricane Ike in
2008. He also continued to work for Dri-Eaz Education as a contract instructor.
established a strong track record both in sales and in restoration expertise,”
said Steve Fane, Sales Manager at Dri-Eaz.
Darren has a WLS
designation from the ASCR and is also a Certified IICRC Master Textile Cleaner,
Master Fire and Smoke Restorer, Master Water Restorer, and an approved IICRC
instructor. In the course of his career he has published numerous articles in
trade journals and has trained more than 4,500 water damage restoration
Darren will be based
in Tennessee at the Dri-Eaz facilities in Nashville.