Paul Davis of West County names Kristie Shy as President and Don Sears as Director of Operations
Dennis and Terri Shy, owners of Paul Davis of West County recently named Kristie Shy as President and Don Sears as the Director of Operations at the locally owned franchise organization.
By: Paul Davis of West County, MO
In her new role, Kristie Shy will be responsible for growing the business which operates throughout West County and an upcoming expansion of the service territory. She will oversee office operations, sales and marketing, human resources, general staffing, and procurement activities to support her team, customers, subcontractors, and vendors during restoration, repairs, reconstruction, and catastrophic events. She is Dennis and Terry Shy's daughter, and has more than 13 years of experience in professional management, human resources, sales and marketing, and customer relations in corporate and retail service businesses.
Shy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Arizona State University, W. P. Carey School of Business in Tempe, Arizona and is an Associate Professional in Human Resources (aPHR) from Human Resource Certification Preparation (HRCP) in Provo, Utah. She holds certifications from the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) in Applied Structural Drying (ASD) and Water Damage Restoration. Shy is born and raised in St. Louis and resides in Clayton.
Sears will be responsible for overseeing day to day operations, restoration and emergency service technicians, production efficiency, budgets, and will train, manage and recruit personnel while supervising job scheduling, scope of work, estimates, and more. He has been a professional in the emergency services and restoration industry for 15 years as a supervisor, loss mitigation manager, and lead technician, among others.
Sears is certified from the IICRC as a Master Fire and Smoke Restorer and Water Restoration Technician (WRT) and in upholstery, carpet, and odor damage restoration. Sears holds an Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) designation for completion of a 10-hour safety course in general job safety and health hazards. He was awarded Paul Davis' Best of the Best designation in project management since 2018. Sears is born and raised in St. Louis and resides with his family in West County, Missouri.
Dennis Shy, who will remain CEO of the Paul Davis franchise office, will continue as the visionary of the company. The company is located at 2070 North Lark Dr. in Fenton, MO. For information, call 636.324.4011. Visit the website at https://west-