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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 and his wife Arlene started Lamunyon Restoration 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 like 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


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.


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


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


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


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 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


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: Water/Sewage/Mold Restoration


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


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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 4.96 stars of 5 stars - based on 30 reviews
Clean Up Water Damage in Smith Center, KS
These guys did great work! They were prompt & efficient, minimally invasive, and when they did interact with us they were always kind & courteous. They also cleaned up after themselves as much as is possible in water damage situation.
Jessica Schmidt - Smith Center, KS 66967
Insulation in Topeka, KS
Ed was very personable and knew the service and products. He answered all our questions, and we had a lot. Thanks.
Rhonda S - Topeka, KS 66610
Waterproofing in Topeka, KS
Quick to respond and very helpful. If your insurance company has questions let their experts talk with them as one expert to another. Very grateful for all their help and support in our families time of need.
Jennel Rowe - Topeka, KS 66610

What Our Customer Say

Average rating for Lamunyon Restoration is 4.96 stars of 5 stars - based on 30 reviews
Diagnoses Of Water Entering Basement Bedroom Around The Area Of The Main Water Line Hole. in Andover, KS
I met with Ed to diagnose the water issue in my basement. He spent roughly 2 hours diagnosing the issue and explaining solutions to permanently fix the issue. I appreciate his attention to detail and willingness to answer all of my questions.
Matt Smith - Andover, KS 67002
Water Damage Restoration in McPherson, KS
They responded quickly, explained in detail what needed to be done and how they were going to proceed. They worked well together and problem solved to complete the work at hand. Being it was 12:30 AM when arriving on site to begin the work they were very polite and energetic to get the mess cleaned ...
Roger K - McPherson, KS 67460

What Our Customer Say

Average rating for Lamunyon Restoration is 4.96 stars of 5 stars - based on 30 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