ARR has worked on large University Campuses throughout the State of Alabama, Multiple School Districts, Government Facilities, Municipalities, Industries, Power Generating Plants and Multiple General Contractors.
We are diligent in sticking to the ARR process: Evaluate, Protect, Restore.
As the first step in the remediation and restoration process, our team of trained experts will come out to the site of the damage to assess and evaluate the most efficient plan of action.
Once a plan is set in place, protection and isolation of unaffected areas is the next step in our process. ARR team members have received extensive training on handling hazardous materials and protecting unaffected areas.
Cathy oversees ARR’s financial performance and investments. Her role also includes ensuring that all company policies and legal guidelines are strictly and completely adhered to. Cathy’s talents lie not only in her ability to analyze problematic situations and provide solutions but also in her ability to help steer ARR’s focus toward specific markets, how to confront competition, and which companies to align with in order to secure the growth and success of the company.
Cathy Lunsford serves as Chairman of the Board and Director of Administration for ARR, utilizing her 35 plus years’ experience in business management and marketing. Her background includes Administrative Management of Bill Lunsford Construction & Development, and serving also as Marketing Coordinator with Harbert International, Inc. where she coordinated proposals on domestic and international construction projects. Cathy’s civic involvement over the years includes serving six years on the Board of Directors with Tuscaloosa Habitat for Humanity as Secretary and later as President. She also served in the Tuscaloosa Chapter of NWIC – National Women In Construction; an organization that works to enhance the success of women in the construction industry, providing scholarships to encourage college level students to pursue the industry, and taking fun elements of building to elementary school students to foster an early interest.
Bill has been the champion for the redevelopment of downtown Tuscaloosa. He has helped revitalize several historic, downtown properties and has also started new properties that will serve as classic landmarks throughout the years.
Bill’s success in founding numerous West Alabama business ventures is built on a few basic principles: delivering a good product, treating others fairly and supporting the community. Embracing these principles, Bill has over thirty-five years worth of satisfied customers in ventures ranging from tree farms to real estate developments to commercial construction projects. In all his ventures, Bill emphasizes personal service from the minute a customer calls to the second the job is complete. Alabama Restoration and Remediation is a perfect extension of that philosophy. When facing damage to your property, Bill and his team have the expertise, resources and dedication to get your property back to its original condition with as much care as they would show working on their own homes.
A 1968 graduate of Livingston University (the University of West Alabama), Bill has been a leader in several organizations serving the community including the Alabama Home Builders Association, the Tuscaloosa Home Builders Association, the American Red Cross, the West Alabama Chamber of Commerce, and several others
Ron joined ARR in 2015. He has worked with commercial contractors and architects for over 30 years. His position is Vice President of Development. He works with regulatory and government affairs on behalf of ARR and BLCD, the construction side of the business also. Serving as past Chair and now member of the Tuscaloosa Mayor's Advisory Committee he helps provide the contractors / developers thoughts directly to the City Administration.
He also takes on special projects for ARR / BLCD - such as the purchase of and renovation of, Cypress Inn and Pavilion. This iconic restaurant was purchased y to save one of Tuscaloosa’s premier restaurants and venues. Extensive marketing and discussions all across the country have led to what could be a “game-changer” for Tuscaloosa hospitality soon.
As Bill Lunsford led the revitalization of downtown Tuscaloosa with the first property flipped to a better use, that led to dozens more to follow. Now his team has started a trend on the river-front that has led to the biggest change the City has seen North of the River. Announcements on new projects are expected by 2021 Spring 2022.
Ron helps fill a pipeline of development, renovation and remediation work to ARR and BLCD - two of the businesses under the Lunsford flag. He stays in constant contact with a group of architects, contractors, and engineers that helps ARR expand its footprint further each year adding new clients to the growing list of abatement, renovation, select demolition, and development relationships.
He has been married to Deborah for 27 years. They have five children together living from Seattle, Calistoga, Birmingham and Orange Beach. Obviously, traveling is one of their interests to visit their children and five grand-children.
Philip Dunlap has been with ARR since its inception, and currently serves as Regional Project Director. Philip’s Degree in Business and his diverse business management background equip him with the skills required to manage the division that serves the southeastern United States. As Director, he also oversees ARR’s Estimating Department, as well as Quality Control.
Philip’s commitment to excellence in ARR’s performance and services is the driving force behind the ARR Team. He received his remediation education and certifications, which include an AASC, CMR and CMI, at the University of Alabama and Mississippi State. A North Carolina native, Philip has two children.
Mandy Nelson joined the ARR team in 2019 as the Contract Specialist and Office Manager for ARR. She has 25 year’s experience in the collections, project management and business industry. She is self-motivated and her experience and knowledge has provided excellent and accurate service to customers and colleagues with each project. Her attention to detail as well as her time management skills are crucial to the process and management of the ARR team.
Mandy is a Tuscaloosa native and has a daughter who is a 2020 graduate of the UA with a degree in early education.