Meet the team

Meet The Service Team of Professionals

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    Brian Clark
    Brian has been with STOP since 1990. After self-employment through college as a janitor and auto detailer, his degree in marketing landed him at STOP to help bring Mack’s experience and systems to more people via the franchise format. Brian and wife Michelle have two daughters in elementary school. In his rare spare time, Brian’s hobbies include drumming and classic cars. Brian has also been an active member of the Early Ford V8 Club of America since 1983 and is serving a term as a trustee for the Early Ford V-8 Foundation and Museum.
    Brian Clark
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    Daren Clark
    Through college, Daren worked construction, janitorial and as a technician for a 24-hour flood restoration company. He then served for 20 years with the county of San Diego, with 10 of those in management. While in San Diego, he earned his Master’s Degree in Administration and joined the STOP Team in 2012. Daren enjoys spending time with his family and nurturing his classic car hobby in California.
    Daren Clark
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    Tina Farrell
    Tina has an MBA with an emphasis in accounting. Tina has been with STOP since 1995. Her favorite things are playing with her dogs, two cats, and watching movies.
    Tina Farrell
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    Mack Clark
    Mack is an educator, consultant, and mentor. After declining a relocation with Honeywell (to leave San Diego), Mack founded his own sales training and business consulting business in 1971. He became very popular as a speaker and consultant in the cleaning and construction industries through the ‘70’s and ‘80’s. Mack backed into franchising as a logical transition in 1996. Off duty, Mack is a wave runner enthusiast, loves a great steak, and warm summer nights in the desert.
    Mack Clark
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    Scott Tarpley
    Serving as our Lead Technical Consultant, Scott offers more than 35 years of successful experience in the property restoration industry. Throughout his career, Scott has managed multiple large-loss commercial projects and is continuously involved with product demonstrations in the restoration industry. He works with educators and equipment manufacturers to develop new and better processes in the industry. In addition, Scott serves on the technical advisory committee for the Development of the Commercial Drying Specialist Course for the IICRC and has also served on the Board of Directors for Mid-South Professional Cleaners Association.
    Scott Tarpley
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    Lori Valdez
    Lori was born and raised in Southern California and obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management. She spent the last 18 years of her career working in the Education Industry, where she was fortunate to sit in several different roles ranging from Director level, to Regional Director managing multiple campuses in the areas of Finance and Business Services. She also spent two years as a National trainer for a University. She is currently working on obtaining her Master’s degree and enjoys spending time with her USMC spouse, three children, and four dogs enjoying recreational sports, and the outdoors.
    Lori Valdez
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    Melissa Hirtzel

    Born in California, Melissa grew up near Indianapolis, Indiana. With extensive experience in office administration and customer service, she is the newest player on the STOP team. Her four-year-old son, Wyatt, gives her very little time to watch college football or her other T.V. favorite, Family Feud.

    Melissa Hirtzel