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Expert Water Removal is a leading property damage restoration company in West Florida, with headquarters in Bradenton, FL. The company provides emergency property damage restoration for property management, home builders, insurance carriers, HVAC companies, plumbers, and residential and commercial property owners throughout the Tampa Bay area, Sarasota, and Ft. Meyers. Expert Water Removal specializes in water damage restoration, mold remediation, and fire damage restoration, with a dedicated team that is available 24/7.
Rocky Mountain Restoration is a leading property damage restoration company that has serviced the Phoenix metro area for over 12 years. Services include 24/7 emergency water damage restoration, mold remediation, fire and smoke damage restoration, and trauma and biohazard cleanup for homeowners and businesses alike. With a commitment to great communication and doing what’s right, Rocky Mountain Restoration’s mission is to prove that when it comes to restoring homes and businesses, no one in Phoenix, Mesa, Gilbert, or the surrounding area cares more than they do.
As Chief Growth Officer at HighGround, Patrick Kinsella leads all aspects of the company’s growth. He is responsible for partnering with the HighGround family of brands in all areas of marketing, business development, sales, and strategic planning to drive targeted revenue growth and customer delight.
Patrick has 20+ years of experience leading high-performing teams in publicly traded and privately held firms and brings his proven expertise in creating value through launching new service offerings, driving commercial excellence, and developing leaders to the HighGround family of brands.
Patrick graduated from Cornell University and holds an MBA from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School. He resides in Atlanta, GA with his wife and daughter, with whom he enjoys spending time outdoors. He also enjoys his time given to the Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra, an organization that serves the youth music community of Greater Atlanta.
PureDry Restoration, headquartered in Snohomish, Washington, is a full-service restoration company that has serviced the Greater Seattle area since 2016. PureDry provides 24/7 emergency restoration services include water damage restoration, mold remediation, fire damage restoration and dry out reconstruction services.
As the Vice President of Digital Marketing at HighGround, Brian develops and oversees the execution of the lead generation and customer acquisition strategies for our family of brands, in addition to supervising all website management components.
With 10 years of experience spanning eCommerce, Hospitality, Retail, and Payment Solution industries, Brian brings a successful track record of driving customer and revenue growth across various marketing channels, while increasing online visibility.
Brian graduated from the University of Texas at Dallas with a MBA and a Masters of Science in Marketing Analytics. He received his B.B.A in Marketing from the University of North Texas. In his free time, Brian enjoys spending time with his family and his two young sons. He also enjoys traveling, remaining active through fitness, fishing and watching the Philadelphia Eagles.
Monika Jensen is the Recruiting Manager at HighGround. Monika oversees all recruitment for the brands and works with each brand to implement best practices to efficiently grow the business.
Monika went to a local community college for Business Administration and started off in Human Resources. In her 12 years of experience, she has shifted her focus to Recruitment with proven success. She has worked with several start-up companies helping them create recruitment processes, manage the hiring and onboarding procedures, and review the analytics to achieve growth and expansion in each business across multiple industries.
When Monika’s not working, she has an active 11 year old son that keeps her busy. Monika is bilingual with fluency in American Sign Language and is an active part of the Deaf community. In her free time she likes to spend time with family, explore the outdoors, painting, and doing crafts or home projects.
Same Day Restoration has been a leader within the restoration industry for 15 years. With locations in San Diego and Orange County, Same Day Restoration provides 24/7 emergency water damage restoration, mold remediation, fire damage restoration, and reconstruction services for Homeowners, HOA managers, Commercial and Residential Property Managers, Insurance agents and adjusters throughout Southern California.
Wendell is the Controller at Highground providing support to all portfolio companies with day-to-day accounting issues, Treasury, month-end close and system implementation.
Wendell is an experienced Finance & Accounting professional with a demonstrated history of working with entrepreneurial led companies in the financial services, building materials and healthcare industry. He has strong business experience skilled in helping drive strategy, Month-End Close, Budgeting, Reporting and Operations as well as experience with sell/buy side due diligence, CIM development and operating under private equity ownership.
Wendell graduated from Midwestern State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance. Wendell and his wife live in Northlake, Texas where they enjoy spending time with their three children. In his free time, he enjoys being outdoors as well as watching Manchester United and the Dallas Cowboys.
Ben Balsley is the Chief Executive Officer of HighGround Restoration Group. He oversees all of the company’s business activities while focusing on strategy, M&A, and overall growth and serves on its Board of Directors.
Ben has a 25-year track record of building and leading teams and creating value in both private and publicly-traded organizations. Over the past ten years, he has been focused on growing multiple private-equity owned companies as a CEO, board member, and advisor.
As Chief Technology Office, Paul Craft leads the overall IT infrastructure and strategy at HighGround. He is responsible for evaluating, integrating, and supporting new and existing systems across the portfolio of businesses.
Paul has over 20 years of experience in IT, most of that time as one of the founders of HighGround’s platform company. As a previous founder, Paul oversaw staying at the forefront of technology in the restoration space. As a result, a significant focus has always been on developing and improving process efficiency through technology.
Paul enjoys spending time with his wife and three teenagers. When he’s not working, he can usually research new software and how best to implement them into our operations.
As the Director of Human Resources, Sandi oversees all Human Resource needs for all of our brands. She provides support, continuity and efficiencies that create best practices, retention and provide an exceptional employee experience.
Sandi brings over 20 years of human resource experience and has worked for several corporate, manufacturing and start-up companies. Creating a Human Resource Department from the ground up is her specialty. A graduate of Robert Morris University, Sandi started her career in Hospitality Management. Sandi’s love for service and people landed her a role in Human Resources and she has never looked back.
Sandi enjoys spending time with her husband, two girls and a handful of life long friends. She is passionate about cooking and entertaining along with traveling, taking long walks and biking.
Ryan is the Vice President of Corporate Development at HighGround and focuses on sourcing, diligence, and execution of acquisitions to help grow the HighGround family of brands. He has significant experience working with founders and entrepreneurs during the sale process and appreciates the opportunity to help continue the founders’ legacy and work together to make their strategic visions a reality as part of a platform.
Prior to joining HighGround, Ryan worked in Private Equity as a Senior Associate with Princeton Equity Group and as an Associate with American Infrastructure Funds. Ryan began his career as an Investment Banking Analyst with Morgan Stanley’s Natural Resource Group and holds a B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin.
Ryan enjoys spending time with his fiancé (who will be his wife as of November 2022!) and his golden retriever, Buddy. Ryan is from Colorado originally, and as such enjoys watching the Denver Broncos; although, after living in Austin, Houston, and now Dallas, he has become a fan of Texas sports and spends time watching the Longhorns and Cowboys as well.
Peter Delich is the Chief Financial Officer at HighGround. Peter is responsible for overseeing all financial aspects of the company, which include oversight of accounting, tax, risk management, credit, and human resources.
With 20 years of experience in private, public, and private equity companies, Peter brings a track record of building high-performing teams that create value through continuous process improvement and collaboration. Peter graduated from Southern Methodist University with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology.
Peter enjoys family activities with his wife and two children, often chasing after their four dogs. A lifelong musician, he enjoys attending live performances with his family as often as possible. He also enjoys hiking, fishing, and spending time in the beauty of the mountains.
As Chief Information and Integration Officer, Prasun Chakraborty leads HighGround’s acquisition integration and data analytics strategy. He is responsible for integrating the company’s existing and acquired businesses across processes and technology. Prasun’s focus areas include profitability improvement strategies that are centric on continuous process improvement, systems integration, and actionable business analytics.
He has over 20 years of experience in multi-national corporations across mortgages, retail banking, technology products, and financial services operations, and brings in proven expertise to build, scale, optimize, and transform businesses.
Prasun graduated from National Institute of Technology, Warangal (India), and earned his B. Tech degree in Mechanical Engineering with Distinction. He received his MBA from NMIMS University, Mumbai (India). Prasun resides in Atlanta, GA, with his wife and their teenage boy. In his free time, he enjoys solving puzzles with his son and traveling with his family.
Serving the Central New Jersey area, Northeast Power Dry’s expert team provides water damage restoration services for homeowners and commercial property owners. With a highly-trained team of experts, Northeast Power Dry has been committed to providing high-quality water remediation through cutting-edge equipment.
For over 40 years, DriRite has served as the premier one-stop property restoration company for the greater Tampa area. With services spanning water damage restoration, mold remediation, and property restoration, DriRite’s dedicated team provides quick and efficient solutions that help consumers get their property back to its pre-loss condition.
Serving as the first company in Kansas City to specialize in water removal and drying services, Power Dry has been a pillar in the sewage and water removal industry of Missouri and Kansas for over 30 years. With promises to serve customers in their time of need, implement industry-standard pricing, enforce health and safety protocols, and perform jobs accurately and efficiently, Power Dry’s team is backed by a 100% customer satisfaction guarantee.
Dry Force is one of the largest and most trusted water damage restoration brands throughout the state of Texas. For nearly 20 years, Dry Force has provided water damage restoration, reconstruction, and mold remediation services across Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, Austin, San Antonio, and beyond. With IICRC-certified water removal experts and the industry’s most advanced technology, Dry Force remains dedicated to going above and beyond for each customer and their respective restoration project.
More Floods is a member-based organization for independent restorers aimed to help water damage businesses grow and succeed. They do this through unlimited support, training, and marketing and operations systems.
With locations throughout Idaho, Cleanup & Total Restoration is a dedicated provider of mitigation, construction, and personal property restoration services. With core values that focus on serving people, communication, quality service, integrity, and corporate stewardship, CTR stands as the standard-bearer of the restoration industry within the communities of Idaho and Eastern Oregon.
As HighGround’s Chief Operating Officer, Matt Sands supports growth and operational execution across the entire portfolio of HighGround brands. He partners with brand leadership to develop and execute opportunities for sharing best practices and expertise across the HighGround family.
Matt brings over 20 years of restoration experience to the company, having started his career as a water technician and advancing to Chief Operating Officer of Dry Force, LLC prior to joining HighGround.