TPG-staff-2James Ilardi – CEO/Founder

CGC1524442 – Certified General Contractor
MRSR2243 – Mold Related Services Remediator
CCC1331299 – Certified Roofing Contractor
CMCC – Certified Moisture Control Consultant
CMRS – Council-Certified Microbial Remediation Supervisor

For more than 17 years, James Ilardi has been a passionate advocate for accountability and integrity in the water intrusion and reconstruction industry. He demonstrates this passion by providing creative reconstruction protocols for challenging projects, accomplishing them within or under budget. His expertise has contained costs for our clients and benefited them in the areas of construction defect identification and resolution, across the southeast.

State Recognized
In 2006, James served as Chairman of the Florida Coalition on Healthy Indoor Environments, leading a joint effort among national IAQ organizations to pass a Florida law protecting the indoor environmental rights of the general public. This law required remediation companies to have proper experience, certification and carry insurance.


Chris CarothersChris Carothers
General Manager

Chris graduated from North Texas State University in 1987 with a BBA degree in Business Management and Finance. He has been in the custom homebuilding, commercial and roofing industries for 31 years.  He completed over 500 homes and commercial projects in the Dallas area before branching into Atlanta, Nashville and Fort Lauderdale.

He has been negotiating with insurance companies on the behalf of his clients for 17 years in Texas on dozens of hail storms, and 14 years in Florida after 7 different hurricanes. He has led more than 100 Habitat for Humanity projects across the United States and other charity projects in Mexico, Nicaragua, Columbia, Argentina and Russia.


Tom JessenTom Jessen, CPRC
Commercial Sales Manager

Tom is a native of Orlando, where he has spent his 60+ year career in the sheet metal and roofing industry. He is a Certified Professional Roofing Contractor through the state of Florida and has served as President of the Central Florida Roofing & Sheet Metal Association.

Along with being married for 58 years to his wife Charlotte, having 2 talented children and 5 adorable grand kids, some of Tom’s accolades include: 26 years of service in the Naval Air Reserves, Superintendent of the rubber roofing on the “Ball” at EPCOT receiving 3 Craftsmen of the Year awards. Tom also started and ran a ministry for the homeless for 14 years.


TPG-staff-3Barbara Ilardi – Accounting Director

Barbara oversees our accounting department as well as managing vendor/insurance accountability, lien and pay-out procedures.

Originally from the Chicago area, she holds an AA in Paralegal Studies and worked in the legal field for 13 years. She has been a business owner for over 20 years.

Barbara has a passion for a natural approach to nutrition and health as well as for volunteer work.