Tom Peter

Insurance Restoration Specialists, Inc. Names Thomas Peter CEO

February 07, 2020

Insurance Restoration Specialists, Inc. (IRS) is pleased to announce that Tom Peter has been named CEO of the Company.

IRS is a leading provider of commercial, industrial, and residential remediation and restoration services throughout New Jersey and the Philadelphia and New York Metro areas. The Company provides water, fire and storm damage restoration services and is also qualified to provide biohazard cleanup and decontamination, infection control services, environmental HAZMAT remediation, and HVAC cleaning and reconstruction services.

Tom Peter
Tom Peter

Peter, who marks his twentieth year with IRS in 2020, earned degrees in Chemical Technology, Environmental Sciences, and Occupational Health Science and is a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH). He holds certifications and has undergone specialized training in many areas, including Water Damage Restoration, Mold Remediation, Indoor Air Quality, and Building Science.

“Much of IRS’ growth is due to Tom’s contributions over the past twenty years,” says Tim Jarema, President. “He’s been an innovative leader and exceptionally dedicated.”

Peter was instrumental in developing the Company’s Environmental Services and HVAC Duct Cleaning divisions, establishing IRS as a leading provider of mold remediation services. He also contributed to the creation of the Infection Control Technologies division which offers facility hygiene, biological decontamination, and crime scene cleanup services.

A well-known and active contributor to the restoration industry, Peter has published many articles and presented to industry groups and contributes his expertise to Restoration Industry Association’s (RIA) Environmental and Government Affairs committees.

As CEO, Peter will oversee the operations of all four divisions, including IRS Restoration, which provides commercial, industrial, and residential property damage remediation and reconstruction services.

“I’m very confident that Tom will steer IRS to continued success,” says Jarema. “He’s an outstanding manager and highly respected by our team, our clients, and our industry partners.”

About Insurance Restoration Specialists, Inc.

Insurance Restoration Specialists, Inc. (IRS), based in Monroe Township, N.J., is a premier provider of disaster recovery remediation, environmental remediation, biohazard emergency response, and HVAC inspection and cleaning in the New Jersey-Philadelphia-New York City area. IRS is certified by NADCA and has Certified Air Systems Cleaning Technicians and a Certified Ventilation System Inspector on staff. Services include mold removal, water damage restoration, fire damage restoration, flood damage cleanup, smoke damage remediation, and biohazard remediation.