The Priority 1 Team

Anthony Nelson, President

Anthony Nelson is the president of Priority 1 Restoration Services Inc. He was born and raised in Chicopee MA and Priority 1 is now happy to call Chicopee its home base as well. Anthony holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from Western New England University and a MS in Engineering management from Northeastern University.

Anthony started Priority 1 Restoration in October of 2020 after having a fire at a property he owned. He quickly realized there was a customer service gap in this industry. Anthony got to work founding Priority 1 with the focus on customer service. He believes in transparency and assisting clients through difficult times. Anthony has surrounded himself with like-minded teammates and continues to grow Priority 1.

In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two young boys, golfing, and coaching youth hockey.

Brian Millett, Director of Restoration

Brian Millett is the director of restoration at Priority 1 Restoration. Brian was introduced to the restoration field as a teenager and after he got his feet wet (pun intended) he simply could not stop. Working his way up the chain of command at multiple area restoration contractors, and obtained many IICRC certifications along the way. Brian currently holds certifications in Carpet Cleaning Technician, Commercial Drying Specialist, Applied Microbial Remediation Technician, Water Damage Restoration Technician, Upholstery and Fabric Cleaning Technician, Color Repair Technician, Carpet Repair and Reinstallation Technician, Applied Structural Drying Technician, Trauma and Crime Scene Technician, Fire and Smoke Damage Restoration Technician, Odor Control Technician. He currently holds the coveted IICRC triple master certification (Master Textile Cleaner, MASTER FIRE & SMOKE RESTORER, Master Water Restorer)

Brian has worked up and down the east coast providing disaster relief work after hurricanes, tornadoes, and earthquakes, as well as locally on all types of restoration projects from hotels to convention centers. His passion for this industry is second to none and can be felt in every conversation he has.

When not at work Brian enjoys target shooting, biking, and hiking with his family.

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