Last month in this space, I reviewed a series of market projections for 2014 from Harvard University as well as the industry’s leading associations.
Professional Remodeler 40 Under 40: Warner Cruz
Warner Cruz, 38
President, J.C. Restoration
Rolling Meadows, Ill.
B.S., International Business,
CR, CMRS, AMRT, CBST, GRP
• 2010 SBA Illinois State Business Person of the Year; and National Business Person of the Year – 2nd Runner up
• 2010 Latino Entrepreneur Award Recipient – Chicago Latino Network
• Member, Institute of Inspection and Cleaning Restoration Certification, Restoration Industry Association, National Institute of Disaster Restoration, and several other trade, business and
• Ethics Committee Chairperson, Disaster Kleenup International
• Tutors on Wheels Instructor of ESL
Liturgical and Eucharistic Minister
• Board of Directors, Catholic Charities Diocese of Joliet
OFF THE CLOCK
Hobbies: Scuba diving, taking naps and watching mystery thriller movies.
Favorite movie: “‘The Game,’ because I had no idea how it was going to end.”
Favorite books: “The Go Giver” by Bob Burg and John David Mann and “The Prayer of Jabez” by Dr. David Wilkinson
Favorite vacation spots: Koh Samui and Phuket, Thailand
Favorite food: Gyros or sushi
State champion speed roller skater in Illinois and Wisconsin