MEET THE TEAM

Service Team of Professionals Franchise Leadership

Helping Entrepreneurs Build Their Own Water Damage Franchise

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    Brian Clark
    Brian has been with STOP since 1990. After self-employment through college as a janitor and auto detailer, his degree in marketing landed him at STOP to help bring Mack’s experience and systems to more people via the franchise format. Brian and wife Michelle have two daughters in elementary school. In his rare spare time, Brian’s hobbies include drumming and classic cars. Brian has also been an active member of the Early Ford V8 Club of America since 1983 and is serving a term as a trustee for the Early Ford V-8 Foundation and Museum.
    Brian Clark
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    Daren Clark
    Through college, Daren worked construction, janitorial and as a technician for a 24-hour flood restoration company. He then served for 20 years with the county of San Diego, with 10 of those in management. While in San Diego, he earned his Master’s Degree in Administration and joined the STOP Team in 2012. Daren enjoys spending time with his family and nurturing his classic car hobby in California.
    Daren Clark
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    David Mihalic

    A native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, David earned a Mechanical Engineering degree from West Virginia University and an MBA from Clemson University. He moved to Greenville, South Carolina in 1988 and still lives there today. He left the corporate world and has been in the franchise industry for over 17 years in a variety of capacities – he has owned two franchises, he was a highly successful franchise consultant for a decade, and has been a skilled director of franchise development for a number of franchise opportunities. David is married with three grown children and enjoys all sports (especially golf), fitness, the outdoors, traveling, music, and movies.

    David Mihalic
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    Scott Tarpley
    Serving as our Lead Technical Consultant, Scott offers more than 35 years of successful experience in the property restoration industry. Throughout his career, Scott has managed multiple large-loss commercial projects and is continuously involved with product demonstrations in the restoration industry. He works with educators and equipment manufacturers to develop new and better processes in the industry. In addition, Scott serves on the technical advisory committee for the Development of the Commercial Drying Specialist Course for the IICRC and has also served on the Board of Directors for Mid-South Professional Cleaners Association.
    Scott Tarpley
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    Tina Farrell
    Tina has an MBA with an emphasis in accounting. Tina has been with STOP since 1995. Her favorite things are playing with her dogs, two cats, and watching movies.
    Tina Farrell
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    Mayra Tinajero

    Mayra Tinajero was born in Jerecuaro, Guanajuato Mexico and grew up in small town Jacksboro, Texas. She has been in Southern California since 2008 and comes from a legal and action sports background. Her interests include motorsports, playing with her mini goldendoodle Koda, exploring Temecula Wine Country and traveling.

    Mayra Tinajero
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    Jenee' Trimble

    Jenee' Trimble was born, raised and currently resides in Bloomington, Indiana... go Hoosiers! She comes from a general contracting and property management background with 10+ years experience. She has three children, of which one is proudly enlisted in the Army National Guard, and she is expecting her first grandchild this fall. Her interests include event planning, photography and spending time with her family.

    Jenee' Trimble
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    John Kaczka

    John has been affiliated with STOP since 1987 and now serves as one of STOP's Technical Advisers. He has earned his certification as a Lead Renovator & Refresher from AMEC Foster Wheeler as well as being a former certified IICRC Carpet Inspector. He has also acquired several other certifications from IICRC such as Master Fire & Smoke Restorer, Journeyman Water Restorer, and Applied Structural Drying, to name a few. These accomplishments, along with his years of experience in the industry, make him a great asset to the STOP Team.

    John Kaczka