AAS Restoration

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Our Staff


Jeff Storts

CEO, Director of Roofing Operations & Managing Member

Jeff Storts, CEO, Director of Roofing Operations and Managing Member, has worked in the roofing business since 1992 in sales, as an owner/operator, and most recently as the general manager, commercial division, of a prominent KC roofing company. He is experienced in both residential and commercial projects. Jeff is excited about adding his roofing expertise to the restoration world and guiding the company through the challenges both areas offer. Jeff graduated from Central Missouri State (now University of Central Missouri).

Jeff Turano

COO and Member

Jeff Turano, COO and Member, has spent more than 25 years in the roofing industry.  Having been in all facets of the roofing industry he brings skills in operations, project management, and product development.  He is looking forward to building upon the solid foundation that has been in place for years and is thankful for all the support received from family, friends, and business partners within the industry.

Stephen Storts

President, Director of Restoration Operations & Member

Stephen Storts, President, Director of Restoration Operations and Member, has served as Director of Operations since 2007 and as President since 2010. He joined his parents in 1993, learning the many facets of the restoration business from laborer to estimator to director before taking over as President after Bruce retired. He completed a four-year tour in the Navy, serving in the first Gulf War aboard the USS Worden as an Operations Specialist. He is currently in the Air Force Reserves assigned to Whiteman Air Force Base as a Controller in the Command Post.

Former Owners

Bruce and Amy Storts

Bruce and Amy Storts, Former Owners

AAS Restoration former owners, Bruce and Amy Storts, grew up in a small, rural town in eastern Missouri, but they have called Blue Springs, Missouri home since 1973.  In establishing AAS Restoration, they used their background of small town sensibility and strong work ethic to set unmatched quality and customer service standards. Those standards are still the hallmark of AAS Restoration today as every employee is expected to use those same standards as their personal benchmark. Bruce retired in 2010; Amy continued operating the business until the fall of 2015 when she sold the company’s assets to her son Jeffrey and his business partner Jeff Turano. She joined her husband in retirement November, 2016.


Jerry Keep

Vice-President of Sales and Resolutions Manager of the Roofing Division

Jerry Keep, Vice-President of Sales and Resolution Manager of Roofing Division, brought 17 years of insurance claims experience and 13 years of insurance program management to his position with AAS in 2016. Jerry is a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa.

Joe Bullard

Operations Manager of Restoration Division

Joe Bullard, Operations Manager of Restoration Division, already had more than 25 years in the restoration field when he joined the AAS Team in 2016. That experience included working as a commercial project manager and field superintendent as well as a residential project manager and estimator. Joe has the following certifications: National Class A General Contractor; Haag Certified Inspector – Commercial and Residential; NARI-Certified Remodeling Project Manager; and IICRC-certified in  Water Damage Restoration and in Applied Microbial Remediation. Joe also serves as a First Responder.


Bruce Cave

Operations Manager of Contents/Mitigation Division

Bruce Cave, Vice-President of Operations and Contents/Mitigation Production Manager, has been in the restoration business since 1990, and with AAS since 2002.  His numerous IICRC certifications include Journeyman Textile Cleaner, Journeyman Water Restorer, and Journeyman Fire and Smoke Restorer.  He is a Vortex Drying Specialist, a Certified Green Risk Professional, and is certified in Biohazard Cleanup. Bruce also serves as a First Responder.

Lori Dannhauser

Project Manager of Roofing Division

Lori Dannhauser, Production Manager of Roofing Division, brought her expertise in sales, insurance, and repair program management when she joined the AAS team in 2016. Lori graduated from UMKC and worked in marketing before becoming a property/casualty agent for one of the largest homeowner insurers in America for nine years.

Philip Rinehart

Senior Restoration Estimator/Project Manager

Philip Rinehart, Senior Restoration Estimator/Project Manager, brought 23 years of experience with him when he joined the AAS Team in 2018. Philip is IICRC-certified in Smoke, Fire, Water, Textiles, Leather and Mold. He is using his expertise to write estimates and to work with adjusters and clients ensuring a smooth claim process. He will oversee the subcontractors and employees on his projects and address homeowner concerns as the restoration progresses. Phillip also serves as a First Responder

Brad Noll

Restoration Estimator/Project Manager

Brad Noll, Restoration Estimator/ Project Manager, brought five years of experience in the metal fabrication field with him when he joined the AAS staff in 2015. Brad has a broad background in the restoration field, writing estimates, and working with both adjusters and clients to insure a smooth claim process. He will oversee the subcontractors and employees on his projects and address homeowner concerns as the restoration progresses. Brad also serves as a First Responder

Jay Fahnestock

Restoration Estimator/Project Manager

Jay Fahnestock, Restoration Estimator/Project Manager, brought 20 years of experience to the AAS Team when he came in 2018.  He has worked in the general construction field, as well as fire restoration. He has been an insurance adjuster so he is knowledgeable of the claims process from both sides of the “fence”.  Jay has degrees in Building Material Management and in Network Engineering. Jay also serves as a First Responder

Tom Koehler

Field Supervisor

Tom Koehler, Field Supervisor, became a team member in 2016 sharing with AAS his 20 years as a home builder and project manager. He is on the job site as often as needed to insure the job runs smoothly.  Tom has a Contractor’s License as a Residential Building Contractor. Tom also serves as a First Responder

Chad Zard

Roofing Inspector and Field Supervisor

Chad Zard, Roofing Inspector and Field Supervisor, joined the AAS Team in 2017 with 30 years’ experience in the roofing field. He owned his own roofing business for 10 years and served as a roofing inspector for another 10 years.


Tammy Berry

Corporate Accountant

Tammy Berry, Corporate Accountant, joined the AAS Team in 2018. Tammy came with an Associate’s Degree in Accounting, a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, and 30 years of experience in accounting including working with H & R Block since 2008. She utilizes her skills in accounts payable, banking, payroll, and taxes.

Shay Smith

Human Resource Manager/Team Coordinator for Restoration Division

Shay Smith, Human Resource Manager, joined the AAS Team in 2018. She serves as the Team Coordinator for the Restoration Division as well. Shay brought with her many years in the business administration arena, both as a business owner and as a property manager. As Team Coordinator Shay will be working with the client, estimator, production manager and adjuster to ensure communications are maintained with all parties.

Jennifer Beitling

Team Coordinator for Contents/Mitigation Division

Jennifer Beitling, Team Coordinator for Contents/Mitigation Division, was new to the restoration business when she joined the AAS staff in 2016, but she brought 5 years of office experience to her position. She works with the client, production manager and adjuster to ensure communication is flowing smoothly. Jennifer will be striving for 100% customer satisfaction with each call she takes.

Commercial and Residential Roofing

Roofing Salesmen

Anthony Fanara

Roofing Salesman

Anthony Fanara, Roofing Saleman, joined the AAS Sales Team in 2018 with 15 years in the roofing sales field. He is also an experienced painter and has 500 hours of OSHA’s Lead Safety training.

Charles Sersch

Roofing Salesman

Charles Sersch, Roofing Salesman, brought 6 years experience in the roofing industry when he joined AAS. He added another 5 years in sales before bringing his expertise to AAS in 2016.

Sam Moore

Roofing Salesman

Sam Moore, Roofing Salesman, was a property/casualty agent for one of the largest homeowner insurers in America for 8 years. He also brought 10 years experience in the sales field with him when he joined AAS in 2016. Sam is a member of the Strategic Business Partners Group in Overland Park.

Dylan Storts

Roofing Salesman

Dylan Storts, Roofing Salesman, joined the AAS Team in 2016 after working as project manager for a commercial restoration company in Denver. He’s been in the sales field for four years and is certified in water mitigation as well.

Crew Members

Pam Cummins

Warehouse Supervisor

Pam Cummins, Warehouse Supervisor for the contents-cleaning division, had five years experience in the restoration field before joining AAS in 1999. She is certified in Odor Control Water Damage Restoration and Fire and Smoke Restoration. She is also certified in Mold Remediation.

Irene Roy

Lead Water Technician

Irene Roy, Lead Water Technician, joined AAS in 2013 with more than 20 years of prior experience. Irene has completed both the Water Class and Applied Structure Drying courses.  In addition,  Irene is the Lead Technician for the Laundry and Sportsgear Cleaning Division. She is certified through CCRN (Certified Contents Restoration Network) and is trained to operate the Esporta Wash System.

Stacey Skiles

Lead Mitigation Technician

Stacey Skiles, Lead Mitigation Technician, joined the AAS Team in 2016 with four years of prior experience. Stacey is IICRC-certified in Fire, Smoke, Odor, and Water.

Phil Nachbar

Lead Painter /Drywall Finisher

Phil Nachbar, Lead Painter and Drywall Finisher, joined the AAS Team in 2018 with more than 28 years’ experience in his field. He attended the Texas Vocational School of Painting.

Brennen Balandron


Brennen Balandron had three years’ experience in the painting field when he joined the AAS Team in 2018.

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Locally Owned Since 1982
AAS Restoration
3131 Wheeling Avenue
Kansas City, Missouri 64129

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AAS Restoration Service Area

Basehor, Belton, Blue Springs, Bonner Springs, Buckner, Claycomo, De Soto, Edgerton, Edwardsville, Excelsior Springs, Fairway, Garden City, Gardner, Gladstone, Grain Valley, Grandview, Greenwood, Harrisonville, Higginsville, Independence, Kansas City, Kearney, Lake Lotawana, Lake of the Ozarks, Lake Winnebago, Lansing, Lawrence, Lawson, Leavenworth, Leawood, Lee's Summit, Lenexa, Lexington, Liberty, Lone Jack, Louisburg, Merriam, Mission, Mission Hills, North Kansas City, Oak Grove, Odessa, Olathe, Osawatomie, Ottawa, Overland Park, Paola, Parkville, Peculiar, Platte City, Plattsburg, Pleasant Hill, Pleasant Valley, Prairie Village, Raymore, Raytown, Richmond, Riverside, Roeland Park, Saint Joseph, Shawnee, Smithville, Spring Hill, Sugar Creek, Tonganoxie, Topeka, Warrensburg, Weatherby Lake, Wellsville, Westwood, and other areas.