Field Claims Director

Richard Gardner is a licensed NFIP flood adjuster and Field Claims Director for Administrative Strategies. After high school, Richard honorably served his country by enlisting in the United States Air Force from 1973-1977.


As a disabled veteran, he obtained licensing as a five star master plumber and building contractor. Throughout his tenure as a tradesman, Richard supervised construction of well-known establishments and eventually progressed into owner/operator of his own architecture venture. In 1992, while still working as a contractor, he began his first flood claims with the likes of the California Northridge earthquake and big name storms such as Hurricane Andrew, Georges, Floyd and Sandy.


Today, Richard resides in a small lake town in North Carolina with his wife, Clare. He is the proud father of three children and grandfather to seven grandchildren. When he is not enjoying his family in his lakeside home or traveling the United States on his motorcycle, he continues to advance in his career of flood management. He actively supervises a group of seasoned adjusters and functions as a home inspection adjuster all while effortlessly maintaining business management relationships for the organization.

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