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Meet the Team

About Us – At Lamunyon Restoration, 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 Restoration!

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 started Lamunyon Restoration in 1973. He and Arlene enjoy their 2 children, a son-in-law and their 2 dogs. One of his favorite movies is The Fugitive, but then enjoys the calming influence of gardening! He says what he enjoys most about his profession is the opportunity to help people out of some of their worst experiences and bring their lives back to normal.

A special note to our clients: “We’re here to serve your needs and make life better through times of disaster.”


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 Comfort Division Manager

About: Cody is our Home Comfort Division 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. A Clay Center local, having been born in town but 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 Comfort Division Manager


David Balfour

David Balfour, Office Administration

About: David recently 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.

Division: Office Administration


David Hoes

David Hoes, Production Foreman

About: David our Home Comfort 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 Comfort Production Foreman


Doug Simpson

Doug Simpson, Restoration Technician

About: Doug joined our restoration division in 2017 and takes great care learning each and every industry standard carefully. At 6'6 Doug towers over most of us and it comes in handy some days! We're proud of his quest for continuing education in the restoration industry. Doug is also our amateur zoologist, having been raised with lion cubs to spiders, he's no stranger to critters big and small. Doug is talented and spends his free time on many hobbies, including playing music.

Division: Water/Sewage/Mold Restoration


Ed Forton

Ed Forton, Home Comfort Specialist

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 Comfort Services Specialist


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


John Schulze

John Schulze, Home Comfort Production

About: John has recently joined our Home Comfort Services production crew. He is eager to learn more about home retrofitting and is doing a fantastic job! He often has our office laughing with his antics too. In his spare time, you'll find John tending his quarter horses, out shooting, fishing and generally being an avid outdoors men.

Division: Home Comfort Services Production


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 gold of two. Lance and his fiancee are parents to a angelic curly haired girl, to be joined by a brother or sister in 2018.

Division: Water/Sewage/Mold Restoration


Matt Stakley

Matt Stakley, Home Comfort Production

About: Matt has been with us for some time now and we cannot say enough about his work ethic. He takes care to repair your home as if it were his own and we are excited to have him on the home comfort team. His kind nature and superior work ethic create an exceptional customer experience. When not hard at work, Matt enjoys spending time with his wife and two girls here in Clay Center.

Division: Home Comfort Services Production


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Michael Houchin, Restoration Technician

About: Michael loves everything Kansas City Royals and Kansas City Chiefs! We are excited to have him on the restoration team. His kind nature and can-do attitude create an exceptional customer experience. We're proud of his quest for continuing education in the restoration industry. And while his singing skills remain unknown, his resemblance to Elvis Presley hasn't gone unnoticed!

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

Division: Water/Sewage/Mold Restoration


Michael Robinson

Mike Robinson, Mitigation Manager

About: Mike was born in Kansas City, Missouri and comes to us with experience in plumbing and general home repair work. He and his wife enjoy their three children, three beautiful grandchildren and two dogs. His hobbies include cooking, woodwork and camping. After being in the food service industry for over 20 years, you can be sure we LOVE his cooking skills when we have company functions!

Specializations: Applied Microbial Remediation Technician, Carpet Cleaning Technician, Fire/Smoke Remediation, Lead Safe Certified, NADCA Air Cleaning Specialist, Odor Control Specialist, Water Restoration Technician

Division: Mitigation Manager and Fire/Smoke Restoration Technician


Ryan Leonard

Ryan Leonard, Sales & Marketing

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: Sales & Marketing


Trey Laffrey

Trey Laffery, Restoration Technician

About: Trey recently joined Lamunyon and we are grateful to have his help! He is such a diligent, respectful member of the team. While not working water losses, Trey can be found out deer hunting with his bow. With family members in the surrounding area, he's often visiting them as well.

Division: Water/Sewage/Mold Restoration


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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 Restoration is 4.95 stars of 5 stars - based on 20 reviews
Basement Waterproofing in McPherson, KS
Unfortunately, we have had a water leak in our basement twice in the past 6 months. Both times Lamunyon has helped us with the water removal and restoration and they were wonderful to work with! We had a different crew come out than the first time but both were professional, helpful, went out of ...
Kayle C - McPherson, KS 67460
Foundation Repair in Topeka, KS
Professional, kind, courteous presented information that was very helpful in making decisions that suited my present needs!
James M - Topeka, KS 66610
Water Damage Restoration in Clay Center, KS
Lamunyon Restoration is an excellent provider of cleaning and restoration. When a pipe broke and flooded our basement, I phoned them and a tech came over in minutes to assess our damage and began the clean up of water. The next day, two techs came early morning and assessed what still needed to be ...
Jill N - Clay Center, KS 67432

What Our Customer Say

Average rating for Lamunyon Restoration is 4.95 stars of 5 stars - based on 20 reviews
Insulation in Topeka, KS
The company did a very good job in installing their product. Very professional in all aspects of the project from estimating to final delivery. Would highly recommend them.
Richard B - Topeka, KS 66610
Mold Services in McPherson, KS
These guys were great. They did a great job and are very kind and respectful. The mold is gone and my basement is dry and usable now. God bless those guys, that mold was really making me I'll and I can breathe easy in my house again. I would use them again and recommend them to everyone!
Kathy J - McPherson, KS 67460

What Our Customer Say

Average rating for Lamunyon Restoration is 4.95 stars of 5 stars - based on 20 reviews
Insulation in Topeka, KS
The company did a very good job in installing their product. Very professional in all aspects of the project from estimating to final delivery. Would highly recommend them.
Richard B - Topeka, KS 66610