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Meet the Team

About Us – At Lamunyon Dry Out & Foundation Repair, we realize that our services are only as good as the people that perform them and have assembled an amazing team of professionals. All of our technicians are dedicated, hardworking, thoroughly background checked, with a good driving record and enjoy a drug-free workplace. Every employee at Lamunyon receives industry-specific training both in-house and nationwide. We are the very best in the restoration industry, providing our neighbors with exceptional service no matter where they are located in Northern Central Kansas. We truly want every one of our customers to be a cheerleader for Lamunyon Dry Out & Foundation Repair!

You are welcome to learn more about our our memberships and certifications within the industry by visiting our Partnerships page. If you are interested in becoming a member of the Lamunyon Team, visit our employment page today!


Mike Lamunyon

Mike Lamunyon, CEO

About: Mike and his wife Arlene started Lamunyon Dry Out & Foundation Repair back in 1973 and now have been in business for some 45 years. What started as a window cleaning/janitorial business is now an emergency water damage/foundation repair business. They have two adult children and still enjoy spending time together as a family.

Mike enjoys helping people recover from disasters and consulting with them regarding their foundation issues. In fact the tagline on company trucks and business cards say “When Big Surprises Strike Your Home.”

Mike particularly enjoys volunteer work, and served in the prison ministry for 33 years while living in Hutchinson. He also volunteers to help individuals with their marital and family issues. He finds joy and happiness in helping others get through their difficulties in life.

In business Mike obsesses about making cheerleaders out of his clients, going the extra mile, putting on our ‘customer’s eye glasses’ and delivering ‘Positive Moments of Truth’.

A special note to our customers: “We are here to serve the needs of others and to make life better when big surprises strike your home”.


Alex Schnell

Alex Schnell, General Manager

About: Alex is our General Manager and certified in all areas of our industry. He has an extensive background in construction too. His upbringing covers Nebraska, Utah, Idaho and Oregon so his hobbies include the outdoors, naturally! Like several of our guys he enjoys hunting, fishing and riding motorcycles. He and his wife are kept busy with their three daughters. He enjoys the different challenges the job brings and wants our customers to know, ‘you can’t do this yourself. We can handle it!’

Specializations: Applied Microbial Remediation Technician, Class-2 Asbestos Operations, Commercial Drying Specialist, Fire/Smoke Remediation, HAAG Residential Roof Inspector, Hazwoper Satfety 40-Hour, Kent State Restoration Project Management, Lead Safe Certified, NADCA Ventilation & Air Cleaning Specialist, OSHA Safe Certified, Reet's World's Fastest Drying System, Violand Technician Supervisory Trained, Water Restoration Technician


Cody Beaver

Cody Beaver, Home Services Sales Manager

About: Cody is our Home Services Sales Manager, focused on helping locals with comfort upgrades and foundation repair. He is also our Commercial Duct Specialist. Cody enjoys helping people most and is proudly certified in all areas of our industry. Cody was born in Clay Center, and was raised on a farm nearby. His background is in construction and drywall – both of which come in handy here! Cody, his wife and two children often enjoy hunting and fishing year-round.

Specializations: Applied Structural Drying, Applied Microbial Remediation Technician, Class-2 Asbestos Operations, Lead Safe Certified, NADCA Ventilation & Air Cleaning Specialist, OSHA Safe Certified, Reet's World's Fastest Drying System, Water Restoration Technician

Division: Home Services


Ed Forton

Ed Forton, Home Services Consultant

About: Ed was born and raised in Michigan and now lives with his wife of 30+ years in Hutchinson. Working closely with our office in Clay Center, Ed enjoys helping our customers to upgrade their home with energy saving changes. As a Home Comfort Specialist he is proud to assist with crawlspace encapsulation, attic insulation additions, mold testing and remediation among many other services. He’d like to thank our clients for their friendship and trust in the company.

Specializations: Applied Structural Drying, Certified Mold Remediation Supervisor, Class-2 Asbestos Operations, Fire/Smoke Remediation, Lead Safe Certified, Notary Public Kansas, Odor Control Technician, Reet's World's Fastest Drying System, Strategies for Success, Water Restoration Technician

Division: Home Services


David Hoes

David Hoes, Home Services Production Foreman

About: David our Home Services Production Foreman. Having been with us since 2012, he's certified in all areas of our industry. He was born in Galveston, Texas and has been involved in a variety of construction fields. He and his wife enjoy staying busy with their three children and 3 dogs, Bud, Jersey and Honey. His hobbies include fishing and playing the drums. What he likes best about the profession is “the people I work with.”

Specializations: Applied Structural Drying, Applied Microbial Remediation Technician, Carpet Cleaning Technician, Class-2 Asbestos Operations, Lead Safe Certified, Reet's World's Fastest Drying System, Trauma Scene Cleanup, Water Restoration Technician

Division: Home Services


Ryan Leonard

Ryan Leonard, Marketing Representative

About: Ryan was born and raised in Clay Center, so he's the perfect fit heading-up new business and development throughout the state of Kansas. Keep an eye out, because you'll likely see Ryan in your town soon. He is often visiting Kansas locals we are so very proud to work with. Oh, and don't be shy, say 'Hi' when you see him! In his free time, Ryan enjoys going to amusement parks or embarking on a thrill-seeking adventure with family and friends; though a good NFL game doesn't hurt now and then too.

Specializations: Applied Microbial Remediation Technician, Water Restoration Technician, Lead Safe Certified

Division: Business and Development


Caleb Jewell

Caleb Jewell, Home Services Production Foreman

About: Caleb lives in the Wichita area with a wonderful wife and two great kids. He grew up in a large family. He enjoys hunting, fishing, and boating. He likes to learn about such crafts as blacksmith work and wood structure building. He enjoys raising small farm animals. The goats eat the grass and provide the milk and his chickens provide the eggs for his family and neighbors. He has "proudly served in the United States Air Force". With his extensive experience in the construction field and customer service, you too will benefit when it comes to your improvements for your home.

Division: Home Services


Jamie Hoehn

Jamie Hoehn, Restoration Technician

About: One of Jamie's favorite quotes is from Steve Jobs: "The only way to do great work is to love what you do." We're glad to have him with us full-time now as he had been an on-call tech for many years. He's a very hard worker and always eager to help. Expect to see his smiling face on your water loss - he'll be working to bring calm back to your life and home!

Specializations: Water Restoration Technician, Lead Safe Certified

Division: Water/Sewage/Mold Restoration


Lance Chapman

Lance Chapman, Restoration Technician

About: Formerly working in construction out of Kansas City, Lance continues to hone his restoration skills here and is a much-appreciated member of the crew! His dedication shines in the details of his work. In his free time, you'll find Lance restoring old cars, playing volleyball and when the weather is nice, a round of golf of two. Lance and his fiancee are parents to two beautiful little girls.

Division: Water/Sewage/Mold Restoration


Jed Coleman

Jed Coleman, Restoration Tecnhician

About: Jed is proud to be the biggest Star Wars fan out of all Lamunyon’s employees. Born and raised in Kansas, he supports Kansas State Football and watches a game as often as he can. He thoroughly enjoys making model planes, tanks, ect and uses that attention to detail in his work as well.

Division: Water Restoration


Gustav Von Eckardstein

Gustav Von Eckardstein, Restoration Technician

About: Gustav is not only new to our team, he’s also new to America! Originally from South Africa, he naturally loves the outdoors, and often spends time camping with his family. He’s also an accomplished guitar player, so feel free to make a request! He wants our customers to know that they made the right choice by calling Lamunyon!

Division: Water / Sewage / Mold Restoration


Jamie Matheney

Jamie Matheney, Restoration Tecnhician

About: Jamie is a busy, yet fun mom of 3 girls. As often as she can, she enjoys being outdoors, reading, and photography. Aside from being a great member of our team, she’s also proud to serve as a Structural Engineering Journeyman with the Kansas Air Force National Guard.

Division: Water Restoration


Phillip Davis

Phillip Davis, Restoration Technician

About: Phillip came to us with a background in maintenance, so he’s quite handy! Aside from spending time with his dogs, he loves to build and fly rc planes and repair small machinery and electronics. He even grew up building race car engines with his dad.

Division: Water / Sewage / Mold Restoration


Heath Holtom

Heath Holtom, Installer

About: Heath has many hobbies, including listening to music, and almost anything involving the outdoors, especially camping and fishing. He also loves to devote his time to his two best buddies; his dog Sylis, and his sweet daughter.

Division: Home Services


Juan Valle Aguilera

Juan Valle Aguilera

About: Juan is one of our new Restoration Techs. He loves to be outdoors, especially riding on horseback. He also loves to spend as much time as possible with his beautiful wife, their 3 kids, and his pets.

Division: Water / Sewage / Mold Restoration


Mike Derousseau

Mike Derousseau, Marketing Representative

About: We are very excited to welcome Mike to our team! Mike has a background in health care administration, specializing in marketing and business development. He loves to spend time outdoors, whether it be splitting wood for a bonfire, or playing golf all over the country. Mike, his wife, their 4 children and 10 grandchildren support Kansas State University, and attend sporting events there as often as they can.

Division: Business and Development


David Balfour

David Balfour, Office Administration

About: David re-joined our team in 2017. He originally started with Lamunyon in 2011 and rejoins us knowledgeable, prepared and well versed in our industry. David, a Clay Center native, has a long history of customer service work and service industry related knowledge. He, his wife Christy and their daughter stay busy with a long-standing family tradition of playing Canasta and enjoying backyard vacations.


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Office Staff

About: A few of our office staff are a bit camera-shy, so while you won't see them here, you have probably already talked to a few. Always ready to take a call, lend a helping hand, supporting our hard-working technicians, performing day-to-day functions and more - we really couldn't do it without them! They are our magic makers behind the scenes and valued everyday. As always, their focus is our number one priority... You!


What Our Customer Say

Average rating for Lamunyon Dry Our & Foundation Repair is 4.96 stars of 5 stars - based on 38 reviews
Repairs To Settling Foundation And Bowed Wall. in Topeka, KS
Lamunyon's David Hoes and his crew were very professional about explaining the procedure in the way they were going to correct our problem.David and his crew very polite, courtesy, nice to talk to and polite. Our house had settled about 3" and the doors sticking or not closing. We also had a ...
Jim Razo - Topeka, KS 66614
Insulation Bid in Hutchinson, KS
Ed was very professional. He was prompt with his bid. He also gave us a very informative demonstration of how the two different types of insulation work. It was very impressive.
Chuck Geer - Hutchinson, KS 67502
Basement Waterproofing in Clay Center, KS
Quick and fast service. Totally reliable and I would recommend to anyone! I had water in my basement and they showed up quickly and fixed the problem. They go above and beyond!
Janet S - Clay Center, KS 67432

What Our Customer Say

Average rating for Lamunyon Dry Our & Foundation Repair is 4.96 stars of 5 stars - based on 38 reviews
Water Damage in Wakefield, KA
All of your employees kept us informed all way though the process of drying out our basement, replacing our damaged drywall to repainting new mat for the carpeting. The people that you have at Lamunyon are great.
Fredrick Siebe - Wakefield, KA 67487
Water Damage Restoration in McPherson, KS
Nate and Nico were prompt, professional, and courteous. We are grateful they were available to begin the tough process of restoring our water-logged basement!
Bree D - McPherson, KS 67460

What Our Customer Say

Average rating for Lamunyon Dry Our & Foundation Repair is 4.96 stars of 5 stars - based on 38 reviews
Basement Waterproofing in Clay Center, KS
Quick and fast service. Totally reliable and I would recommend to anyone! I had water in my basement and they showed up quickly and fixed the problem. They go above and beyond!
Janet S - Clay Center, KS 67432