Advance Catastrophe Technologies (ACT), Inc. recently hired Christian A. Wiley to serve as the company’s president.  Wiley has more than a decade of experience in the disaster restoration industry, and an extensive background in team leadership, business planning, operations, finance, and business development. He has assumed responsibility for ACT’s company-wide operations nationwide.

“ACT is reaping the benefits of Christian’s vast experience in the restoration industry and the outstanding leadership skills he acquired while serving with the Marine Corps in Iraq,” said ACT CEO Joe Rothwell. “We are proud to have him on our team.”

Prior to joining ACT, Wiley owned and operated his own disaster restoration company and spent the past two years providing hurricane recovery services across the U.S. Virgin Islands, Texas and Florida. He’s also consulted for multiple large, independent restoration companies across the country, focusing on company operations, marketing and administration.

During the past decade, Wiley was executive director for PuroClean Corporate Headquarters where he implemented PuroClean’s first Large Loss & Storm Division. From there he went on to be the executive vice president for The Crane Renovation Group (CRG) where he started, built and managed CRG’s fifth company, Responsive Disaster Recovery, with six locations across the U.S.

He has earned a multitude of industry certifications, and has completed a long list of business trainings with Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. He is also a United States Marine Corps veteran who served two tours in Iraq.

ACT’s mission is to provide disaster planning, response and recovery. They are dedicated to serving their clients with a proactive approach to being ready for any and all disasters. They utilize state-of-the-art technologies along with a heartfelt compassion for those affected by disaster.

Founded in 2001, ACT’s growth strategy has been to earn the trust of customers’ one job at a time. The company currently has a client base of more than 4,000 properties and a network of more than 350 certified first responders, along with one of the largest inventories of drying equipment in the nation.