Byron Earls

Partner

Biography

BYRON EARLS joined YOUNG & Associates in 2018. With over 20 years of experience in building construction, both commercial and residential, Byron has been responsible for directing and managing new construction and renovation projects of various sizes ranging from a $300 million dollar hospital to $300,000 restaurants. He also has over 7 years of experience as a catastrophic adjuster handling catastrophic claims nationwide including large fire and water losses. He is proficient in the development of construction repair scopes, cost estimates, and contract language. Being an executive for a commercial construction company he was responsible for the development of strategic partnerships with multiple owners/developers in the state of Arkansas with specific expertise in the multi-family, hospitality, and restaurants. His background lends itself to bringing a unique perspective to every consulting opportunity since he has both experience as a contractor and an adjuster.

Representative Consulting Assignments

  • Machine Shop (Steel structure) | Berryville, AR | Fire/Smoke | $750K
  • Condominium | Panama City, FL | Hurricane | $10M+
  • Medical Facility | Ozark, AR | Enviro - Water/Flood | $1.25M
  • Trucking Company (Large Steel Structure) | Jonesboro, AR | Fire/Smoke | $220K
  • Explosive Manufacturing Plant | Jackson, TN | Enviro - Water/Flood | $1.2M
  • Shopping Center (Large Steel Structures) | Pine Bluff, AR | Hail | $1.1M
  • Multi-Family Complex (Wood Structure) | Little Rock, AR | Hail | $15M+
  • Large Residential Home | Little Rock, AR | Fire/Smoke | $1.6M
  • School Campuses | Multi-State Locations | Hurricane | $7.5M
  • School Campuses | Multi-State Locations | Hail | $19M+
  • School Campuses | Multi-State Locations | Fire/Smoke | $15M+
  • School Campuses | Multi-State Locations | Tornado | $70M+
  • Large Multi-Family Complex | Lynn Haven, FL | Hurricane | $13M
  • High School | Arkansas | Fire/Smoke | $15M
  • Manufacturing Plant (Concrete Structure) | Arkansas | Building Collapse | $20M+
  • Re-Hab Facilities | Multi-State Locations | Freeze | $9M

Professional Experience

  • 2021 - Current | Partner | YOUNG & Associates
  • 2020 - 2021 | Senior Regional Consultant | YOUNG & Associates
  • 2018 - 2019 | Regional Consultant | YOUNG & Associates
  • 2015 - 2018 | VP/COO | Central Construction Group
  • 2008 - 2015 | CAT. Adjuster/Manager | E. A. Renfroe
  • 2006 - 2008 | Superintendent/Project Manager | CDI Contractors
  • 1997 - 2006 | Owner/President | Legacy Builders
  • 1995 - 1997 | Superintendent | B.A.S. Construction
  • 1994 - 1995 | Superintendent | Lincoln Builders
  • 1986 - 1992 | Combat Engineer | U.S. Army

Area of Practice

  • Appraiser/Umpire
  • Builder's Risk
  • Expert Witness and Litigation Support
  • Valuation (ITV)

Education

  • University of Louisiana Monroe - Associate - Construction Management - Monroe - Louisiana

Affiliations

  • ASHE-American Society for Healthcare Engineering (Health Care Construction Certificate)
  • Arkansas Adjusters License: (inactive) Arkansas State Commercial Contractor's license (expired)