AAS Restoration

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Our Staff


Stephen Storts

Officer, Director of Restoration Operations & Board Member

Stephen Storts, Officer, Director of Restoration Operations and Board 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.


Joe Bullard

Operations Manager of Restoration and Roofing Divisions

Joe Bullard, Operations Manager of Restoration and Roofing Divisions, 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.

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.

Tom Koehler

Senior Restoration Estimator/Project Manager

Tom Koehler, Senior Restoration Estimator/Project Manager, 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


Lisa Pappagallo

Team Coordinator and Receptionist

Lisa Pappagallo, Team Coordinator and Receptionist, worked with AAS in 2017 as a  Roofing Sales Executive excelling in Outside Sales and Marketing. In 2019 she moved indoors when she joined  the administrative staff as the Receptionist, adding Team Coordinator duties as she became more familiar with the restoration business. She works with the client, estimator, and production manager to ensure communications are maintained with all parties. Lisa strives for 100% customer satisfaction with each call she takes. She takes pride in the Integrity of this company and works hard to ensure that each caller has the information he or she needs.

Commercial and Residential Roofing

Roofing Salesmen

Otis Clemmons

Senior Sales and Training Manager

Otis Clemmons, Senior Sales and Training Manager, joined the AAS Sales Team in 2019 with 37 years experience in the roofing industry. He has extensive knowledge in all aspects of the roofing Industry, from supervising roofing crews to training roofing salesmen. Otis oversees the Roofing Division for AAS.

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.

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. Anthony also serves as a First Responder.

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 certified in water mitigation and has been in the sales field since joining the AAS Team.  Dylan also serves as a First Responder.

Ben Gerber

Roofing Salesman

Ben Gerber, Roofing Salesman, worked 22 years in charge of the outside operation of his family’s moving business. Ben began his career in roofing sales in 2013 and joined the AAS Team in 2017. He strives to maintain professionalism and attention to detail with each and every client.

Elandre Homann

Roofing Salesman

Elandre Homann, Roofing Salesman, joined the AAS Team in 2019 with 22 years experience in metal building fabrication and installation, repair, and maintenance (both commercial and residential). He is OSHA Certified with 30 hours of training and is a Certified Heavy Equipment Operator. Elandre also serves as a First Responder.

Scott Todd

Roofing Salesman

Scott Todd, Roofing Salesman, joined the AAS team in 2019. Scott worked as a Journeyman Carpenter of the Kansas City Carpenters Union. He has more than 16 years experience, performing general construction duties including rough-in carpentry, finish carpentry, building layout surveying, new utilities survey staking, and concrete work. Scott also owned his own carpentry side business for more than 17 years. The services he provided to both residential and business accounts included plumbing, wiring, repairing concrete/pavement pours, backfilling, excavating, welding, remodel work, roofing, basement finishes, and decks.

Corbin Wilson

Roofing Salesman

Corbin Wilson, Roofing Salesman, joined the AAS Team in 2020. He has been in sales/customer service since 2011. He is passionate about delivering products and solutions that provide quality and satisfaction for every customer.

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.

Brennen Balandron


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

Master Shingle Applicator CertainTeed
GAF Certified
Owens Corning Platinum Roofing Contractor
Indoor Air Quality

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.