Norris Gearhart

Gearhart & Associates LLC

Senior Executive and Consultant

Norris Gearhart is a solutions-focused Senior Executive and Consultant with experience spanning construction, disaster response, manufacturing, distribution, pharmaceuticals, biotech, logistics, and service as an Officer in the United States Armed Forces. An asset to both startups and established growth-oriented companies, Mr. Gearhart's expertise covers change management, rapid growth strategies, culture change, consensus building, and/or crisis and disaster recovery management. His extensive experience includes remediation, mitigation, public speaking, training and education, organizational development, operations, sales management, business development, project and claims management, and facilities management. He provides technical consulting across the United States, Europe, Asia, Panama, Mexico, and Australia and served as an expert for testimony in numerous legal cases.

Norris has been a council member for the National Institute of Disaster Restoration and served on the Board of Directors for the Restoration Industry Association (RIA). He is the chair of the RIA Environmental Loss Specialist curriculum development committee, Norris is a voting committee member for the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) S410 Infection Control Standard Consensus Body. He serves as an instructor for RIA's highest professional designation; Certified Restorer (CR), the IICRC and, a Master Trainer for the Construction Infection Control Training Institute (CICTI). He is an OSHA Outreach trainer for both Construction and General Industry.