ELEVATE A Thought Leadership Series

In this episode, CORE Group CEO Dan Cassara is joined by Mark Springer, the CEO of Montana’s Dayspring Restoration and President of the Restoration Industry Association. Sharing a 20-year relationship, Dan and Mark discuss how Mark has not only built a successful business that dominates the markets he operates in, but has become an industry leader that many restorers respect and follow.
EPISODE ONE: MARK SPRINGER

In this episode, CORE Group CEO Dan Cassara is joined by Mark Springer, the CEO of Montana’s Dayspring Restoration and President of the Restoration Industry Association. Sharing a 20-year relationship, Dan and Mark discuss how Mark has not only built a successful business that dominates the markets he operates in, but has become an industry leader that many restorers respect and follow.

EPISODE TWO: JAMES SWAYZE

Today, CORE Group CEO Dan Cassara engages in conversation with James Swayze, of leading property data company CORE Logic. An industry veteran, James speaks with Dan about his path to leadership, and what he does to create positive work-life balance.

EPISODE THREE: LAURIE CONNER

This episode features Laurie Connor, CEO of The Detection Group, a leading water monitoring technology firm. Join CORE Group CEO Dan Cassara as they discuss Laurie’s 30 year career in business development and marketing for a number of high technology companies, and how her leadership is taking The Detection Group to new heights!

EPISODE FOUR: KEVIN FRAWLEY

This episode features CORE Group CEO Dan Cassara in conversation with Kevin Frawley. Kevin is a property insurance industry veteran, holding significant leadership roles at some of the industry’s largest players including Crawford and Company and Prudential. This episode Dan speaks to Kevin about his views on what makes a great leader, and how up-and-coming leaders can prepare themselves for these important roles.

EPISODE FIVE: HOLLY MURRAY

Today, CORE Group CEO Dan Cassara is joined by Holly Murray, the President of FRSTeam, the leading fabric and restoration dry cleaning brand in the property restoration industry. Holly shares her stories on leading through example, building a great caring culture, and giving back to those in need.

EPISODE SIX: TONY TRIOLA

Tony Triola is the former Director of Claims Strategic Solutions for Liberty Mutual and an industry leader you need to know. A friend and ally of “always doing the right thing”, CORE CEO Dan Cassara sat down to chat about what makes him tick. It was a great interview with a great human and we look forward to having him on again!

EPISODE SEVEN: CRAIG KERSEMEIER

Craig Kersemeier is the President of K-tech Kleening & Restoration, and has been an industry leader for over a decade. He serves on the Board of Directors for several major associations including IICRC & RIA, and is also the President of the SCRT. CORE CEO Dan Cassara sat down with him to chat about the challenges of being a leader and attracting talent in the restoration industry. They also took some time to reflect on all the amazing charity work K-tech does in their local community. Listen in and learn why Dan refers to Craig as 'a global rolodex’.

EPISODE EIGHT: JACLYN CARPENTER

Jaclyn Carpenter is the CEO of Ideal Restoration. Dan Cassara, CEO of CORE Group interviewed Jaclyn to gain insight on her journey to becoming CEO, and a trailblazer in the restoration industry. Listen to this wonderfully refreshing conversation, as Jaclyn is vulnerable about her story, and how Ideal got to where they are today as a thriving restoration firm in the San Francisco Bay Area.

EPISODE SIX: TONY TRIOLA

Tony Triola is the former Director of Claims Strategic Solutions for Liberty Mutual and an industry leader you need to know. A friend and ally of “always doing the right thing”, CORE CEO Dan Cassara sat down to chat about what makes him tick. It was a great interview with a great human and we look forward to having him on again!