Meet The Bear Team

Bear Restoration is an Albuquerque NM-based company providing solutions to residential and commercial properties impacted by water, fire, storm or other disasters. By servicing both Residential and Commercial sectors, Bear Restoration has seen and solved a wide array of situations and dynamic challenges enabling us to leverage our experience to stand out in our industry.

Adam Archuleta

Adam Archuleta

Field Supervisor, with over 25 years’ experience.

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He has two sons, Kevin who is 11 and Jacob who is six. When Adam was young, he had a unique opportunity to work with a contractor during his summer break. He was hooked. He enjoys working with his hands and the pride it gives me him to provide a job well done. Adam also has boxed semiprofessionally and continues to work as a boxing trainer in his spare time.
Joe Goode

Joe Goode

Restoration and Mitigation Manager with 25 years of experience.

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Joe’s married with kids and grandkids all living in Albuquerque with the exception of one daughter who lives in Virginia. Joe was born and raised in St Louis Mo. He joined the Air Force right out of high school to see the world! After getting out of the Air Force in Albuquerque, he started in the restoration business cleaning carpet and doing water damages for a local Company.

Certifications:

IICRC certified Applied microbial remediation Applied structural drying Carpet cleaning Fire & Smoke Restoration Odor control Water damage restoration

Jeff Hayes

Jeff Hayes

President, and Owner since 2001.

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He was born in Springfield, IL and has lived in Illinois, Florida, Minnesota and New Mexico.

Jeff attended college in Florida and Minnesota (University of Minnesota). His previous career was primarily in sales for most of his life. Jeff played hockey and baseball and enjoys golf, scuba diving – volunteers as Handicapped Scuba Buddy to disabled divers, bird hunting, and travel.

Certifications: IICRC certified Applied microbial remediation Applied structural drying Carpet cleaning Fire & Smoke Restoration Odor control Water damage restoration

 

 

Joseph (Chance) Levesque

Joseph (Chance) Levesque

Tenant Improvement Specialist with over 30 years’ experience in the construction field.

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Chance was born and raised in New Mexico and graduated from Estancia High School, in Estancia New Mexico, where he met his wife. He grew up training dogs and participating in high school sports and attended Eastern New Mexico University for two years. Chance began working for his uncle who was in the construction business.

In 1991 Chance returned to college and obtained his Associates Degree in Electronics. Chance spent a few years in the Electronics industry, but never strayed too far from the construction industry, continuing to work construction side jobs. Chance has a wife and two boys.

Chance’s wife works in the Mortgage industry, and they flip homes in their spare time.  One of Chance’s boys graduated college from NMSU and works for the state of N.M. and his other son currently attends high school.

Chance enjoys sports, camping, fishing, working with kids and spending time with his family and friends.

Achievements and Certifications: 30 years construction experience Associates Degree in Electronics GB2 Contractors License 15 years business owner

Certifications: Certified home inspector Lead Mold New Mexico high school coach

 

Anthony Sanchez

Anthony Sanchez

General Manager and Production Manager with 26 years in the restoration/construction industry.

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Anthony grew up in Corrales, NM and now lives in Algodones, NM, with his wife Saundra, married 19 years, and his two sons Dominic 17 and Isaac 14.

Anthony and his family enjoy the outdoors camping, hunting, and fishing. They’re also a soccer family. He’s played soccer his entire life and now coaches. Both of his boys play at a very high level and hope to play at the college level.

Anthony got into the restoration/construction business through his cousins who were the previous owners. He started working part-time after school and weekends working his way up the company to his current position.

Certifications/training: Water & fire restoration Carpet cleaning & carpet reinstallations Lead testing Numerous mold remediation courses.

 

Cary Forrest

Cary Forrest

Estimator with 15 years’ experience.

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Cary is a New Mexico native and has a wife and daughter. His wife is originally from Flint MI but lived most of her life in Las Cruces, NM. His Daughter is in the first grade.

Cary got started in the construction industry by chance and has been involved in it most of his life. His experience has been primarily commercial which includes electrical, building controls and factory automation.

Veronica M. Leyba

Veronica M. Leyba

Office Manager, and Customer Relations with over 20 Years in the construction industry.

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Veronica grew up in Northern NM and resides in Albuquerque. She has been married for 21 years, has two sons ages 19 and 25. Her family enjoys football and the outdoors camping and fishing; her boys played youth and high school football. She got started in the clerical construction business when she met her husband then got into the restoration and has attended two years of business college.