About Us

Scott Tarpley

President DEI Rental Equipment and The Drying Team

Scott Tarpley is the founding President and Chief Executive Officer of The Drying Team Inc. and Disaster Equipment, Inc. which are both international leaders in the restoration industry. For more than 25 years, Scott has serviced property owners, and restoration companies with insurance losses with outstanding success. In his years of leadership, the companies have grown from performing local residential work to assisting other companies with the drying and equipment needs both nationally and internationally. He loves his career and working during catastrophic events.

Scott Tarpley offers more than thirty five years of proven experience in the property restoration industry. Throughout his career, Scott has managed multiple large-loss commercial projects including a $4.7 million dollar loss for the Bay St Louis School District following severe damage from Hurricane Katrina, the Bridgestone – Firestone Corporate Headquarters located in Nashville, Tennessee in excess of $1.1 million dollars, the Warwick Mall Rhode Island $2.9 million flood loss, the South Lake Tahoe personal residence of Charles Schwab and hundreds of other commercial projects.

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