Restoration 1 today announced Tom Gissler as president. Bringing over 13 years of industry experience to the position, Gissler will be responsible for the overall leadership of the award-winning property restoration company at a time when essential businesses continue to grow.

"Tom brings broad industry and franchise experience to the table that will benefit our franchisees and ensure the future growth of Restoration 1,” said Sherry Rose, COO of Restoration 1.

Prior to joining Restoration 1, Gissler worked in various leadership and support roles for several disaster restoration brands including Rytech Inc., Grayson Recovery & Vigilant Restoration, PuroSystems, BELFOR and SERVPRO.

“This is an exciting time to join Restoration 1 and build on its incredible foundation,” said Gissler. “Between a global pandemic and a record storm and wildfire season in 2020, the restoration industry proved essential to communities nationwide. I look forward to achieving new growth milestones every year to service more customers.”

Based in Waco, Texas, Restoration 1 has rapidly expanded to nearly 350 locations sold across 43 states and become one of the fastest-growing brands in the $210 billion property restoration industry.