Good Day and welcome to IAQ Radio+ episode 672. This week we welcome Tom Peter and Trent Darden for a show we are calling Joining Forces. Trent and Tom are part of the management team at First Onsite. Each has unique skills and experience that our audience will benefit from hearing about.
Trent Darden is SVP of Operations, US East at First Onsite Property Restoration. He was formerly the COO and spent 20 years working at Rolyn Companies of Rockville, MD. Trent started with Rolyn in 2000 as a Project Manager, where he worked exclusively on large loss insurance claims, handling all related estimating and general project management. In 2007, he was named the Vice President of Rolyn’s Estimating and Consulting Department. As Rolyn’s Chief Operating Officer, Trent worked with all of their offices to ensure delivery of the quality service our clients know and expect. A Virginia native, Mr. Darden has lived in the Tidewater area for over forty years. He began working in construction immediately following high school, and throughout his college career at Tidewater Community College and Old Dominion University where he pursued a degree in business.
Tom Peter, MS, CIH is Senior Vice President – Regulatory Business Practice at First Onsite Property Restoration. He was formerly the CEO of Insurance Restoration Specialists of East Brunswick, NJ. Tom has supervised just about every type of hazardous waste, indoor environmental quality, mold remediation, water damage restoration project there is and all while in the shoes of a Certified Industrial Hygienist. His vast experience in the field and education make him the go-to guy in the restoration world for everyday and emerging issues in the restoration industry. Tom is also a CIH working as a contractor, something unique in the disaster restoration industry. He sees himself as someone with a scientific and technical background but with realistic and practical solutions.