The Lightning Restoration team has over 10 years of hands on experience assisting homeowners and business owners with their water, mold and fire/smoke losses. Put our experience to work for you!
Meet Our Team
Randy was born and raised in Southwest Virginia. He graduated from Radford University with a BBA in Finance and Insurance. He began his career with Kemper Insurance as a field adjuster handling multiple lines of insurance claims including commercial and residential property. He has worked many disasters including Hurricane Hugo in Virginia, Hurricane Andrew in Louisiana, Hurricane Ike in Texas as well as ice storms in North Carolina and hail storms in Texas. He successfully completed the Associate in Claims and Associate in Risk Management programs and maintains an active property adjusting license in NC, SC, GA, FL, LA and TX.
His claims experience helped him transition into the risk management field. He worked as the Risk Manager for a Florida firm and two national staffing operations. His responsibilities included purchasing of insurance plans, implementation of safety programs, training and claims oversight.
This lead to an opportunity as the VP of the Insurance Service Group, a new division, for a Florida based engineering firm that grossed over $10 million in 4 years while also assuming full time risk management responsibilities.
In 2016 after extensive on the job and class room training he opened Lightning Restoration of the Carolinas. They service primarily the insurance industry providing water, mold, fire and smoke restoration to homeowners and businesses in Western North Carolina.
Laurin Czyzyk is a licensed general contractor with almost twenty years of experience working in the construction industry. After receiving degrees in Visual Arts/Design and Horticulture, Laurin began her career as a landscape designer, overseeing the installation of residential and commercial projects in and around Chicago. As her projects became larger in scale and scope, she became a licensed general contractor to manage all aspects. In 2011, Laurin joined a national facilities management company, working with clients and directing large scale commercial projects across the country.
A North Carolina native, Laurin returned permanently to Asheville to raise her kids in the beauty of the Appalachian mountains- because there’s no place like home. She designs and builds homes, additions, and reconstruction/renovation projects. In 2018 she joined the team at Lightning Restoration to help homeowners recover from the devastation of loss after an emergency. Quality, integrity and customer service are the hallmark of the team at Lightning, and Laurin fits right in.
Laurin continues to study current construction methods and green design methodology to improve projects and the living experience her clients have with their homes. She is passionate about the advancement of women and minorities in the construction industry, making it a better place for everyone involved.