Ivan Turner’s distinguished career and experience in the Disaster Restoration Industry span more than 25 years, with notable achievements on several fronts. He has been called the Michael Jordan of the Cleaning & Restoration Industry.

As the co-founder and past President of AERODRY Restoration, Ivan built a highly successful operation through his never ending thirst for education, coupled with his grit and hard work.

While serving in the capacity of owner/President of his previous business, Ivan developed and personally delivered multiple Continuing Education programs for the mid-Missouri Insurance Community. His programs have been used by restoration companies from coast to coast.

  • The effects of Fire and Smoke Damage
  • Water Damage
  • Mold Remediation
  • Thermal Imaging – FLIR

Ivan took his knowledge on the road and presented at several out of town venues for the insurance community, including one of his most memorable FLIR demonstrations at Thomas Jefferson Middle School.

Ivan has written the following – comprehensive “How to Programs” for active restorers and aspiring entrepreneurs wanting to enter the field;

  • Marketing to Plumbers
  • Marketing to Insurance Agents & Adjusters
  • Building a Successful Restoration Business

As the CEO of ShowMe Marketing Solutions he is a respected speaker and business coach specializing in the services industry. Ivan has spoken in Tampa Florida, Clear Water Beach, Florida, Charleston South Carolina, St. Louis Missouri, Langhorne PA, Roselle Illinois, Frisco Texas, Las Vegas, Nevada and Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri.

Certifications and higher education include, but not limited to;

  • IICRC (Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification)
  • WRT  Water Restoration Technician
  • ASD  Applied Structural Drying
  • Smoke Damage Restoration
  • Odor Control Restoration
  • CMR  Certified Mold Remediator
  • Attended the industry most comprehensive school the Certified Restorer Program.
  • Jon-Don Strategies for Success
  • Certified as a Leed company through the Vale Training Institute
  • Successfully completed course work for the FEMA Leadership program

Ivan has been retained as an expert witness in multiple cases related to water damage, mold and property construction with an emphasis in;

Published Works

  • Featured in Millionaire Blueprints
  • Cleanfax (Trade Publication)
  • Restoration & Remediation (Trade Publication)
  • Authored I Broke The Code, So Can You! A story of one man rise from obscurity to a place of prominence in the Cleaning & Restoration Industry. Amazon ISBN # 0984754733

Civic Works

  • Chamber of Commerce Leadership Jefferson City Graduate Class of 1998
  • Ran for 3rd Ward Council in 1998
  • Past President of local Toastmaster Club #503
  • Served on the Board of Directors HBA Home Builders Association
  • Served on the Board of Directors Mid-Missouri Regional Library
  • Currently serving on the Board of Directors of the Jefferson City Boys & Girls Club
  • Member of the Jefferson City Missouri Chamber of Commerce
  • Member of the Jefferson City Rotary Club West
  • Member of the Lake of the Ozarks Rotary
  • Founding Committee Member of Start-up Jefferson City


  • Playing Piano
  • Reading
  • Civil War History
  • Licensed Pilot


Ivan is a Naval Veteran and honorably served from 1979 through 1983 as a Boatswain Mate aboard the Helicopter Carrier U.S.S. Tripoli.

Ivan Turner is the proud father of two daughters, Ivana and Sara Fay and resides in Jefferson City, Missouri.

For assistance with water, mold or fire damage restoration contact Ivan Turner at 573/291-0234 or toll free at 1-844-291-0234 or visit our website at DisasterBrigadeusa.com