Executive Director – National Home Watch Association
President – Coastal Carolina Home Watch
Murrells Inlet, SC
Jack Luber is the President and CEO of Coastal Carolina Home Watch, which operates in the Myrtle Beach and Charleston areas of South Carolina. Before moving permanently from the New Jersey Shore, Jack purchased a condo in the Myrtle Beach area, only to discover an obvious need for someone to look out for his best interests in his absence.
Jack’s entrepreneurial spirit and marketing background were the impetus for starting the only Home Watch business in the Myrtle Beach area in 2005. In 2012, Jack opened his second location in the Greater Charleston Area. Since its inception, Coastal Carolina Home Watch has grown to become a thriving, multi-faceted business.
Las Vegas, NV
Daniel “Dan” Kruger founded Las Vegas Home Watchers Inc. in Las Vegas, Nevada in 2008. His positive, customer-focused, can-do attitude built this family business into one of the premier Home Watch services in the Las Vegas Valley. Dan and Ginni, his wife of 45 years, have three children and one grandchild. And even though Dan has retired and sold Las Vegas Home Watchers, he has agreed to lend his input and expertise to the NHWA.
Dan is an avid Braves baseball fan. He has been involved in a variety of community service positions throughout his career. In his spare time, Dan can be found listening to or watching a Braves game. He also has a passion for travel and has been in all fifty states and on five of the seven continents.
Contact Dan at [email protected]
Owner – Salo Home Watch
Dana Salo of Salo Home Watch in Gloucester, MA has been a member of the NHWA for 3 years. Dana is a 30 year veteran of the US Postal Service and is a past president of the National Association of Letter Carriers, Local 33. Dana has counseled many new Home Watch companies during start-up. Dana’s enthusiasm for the NHWA makes him a valuable member and advisor.
Dana saw the need for Home Watch in his area when he realized the amount of junk mail that was accumulating in the mailboxes of absentee homeowners. Knowing that this was a dead giveaway that the house was empty, He formed Salo Home Watch in 2009, and has been growing his business “the right way” ever since. Dana is a 1983 graduate of Northeastern University in Boston, with a BS in Criminal Justice. Dana is the proud Dad of two daughters.
Contact Dana at [email protected]
Owner – Plan B Home Services
Cave Creek, AZ
Pete Playman of Plan B Home Services in Cave Creek, AZ puts a lot of weight in following the rules. When he first contacted the NHWA back in 2011, he demanded to know if member businesses were being held to the same standards that he held his own company to. In Arizona, licensing is held to very high standards, and that is why Pete is such a valued member. His commitment to requiring accountability from all Home Watch companies is unwavering.
Pete brings his experience as a general contractor and home inspector to Plan B, as well as the NHWA. He and Patricia, his wife of 33 years, make Plan B Home Services the premier Home Watch service in the North Scottsdale and North Phoenix area of Arizona. Pete is the father of 3 and Kelly the Australian Shepherd.
Contact Pete at [email protected]
Owner – Severn Cottage Services, Inc.
Severn Falls, ON
Randy started Cottage Watch in the early 1990s, fueled by a need from local cottage owners who, after a series of break-ins, requested that he look after their properties in the winter. This eventually evolved into the present-day Severn Cottage Services Inc. After Jack Luber contacted him in 2012, Severn Cottage Services Inc. became the first Canadian member of the NHWA. Randy brings a unique perspective and vocabulary to the NHWA. He was appointed to the Advisory Board in 2014, where he represents Canada and the NHWA’s efforts to increase membership there.
Randy has traveled around the world, spending 32 years as a Senior Drilling Supervisor on oil rigs, until he retired from the drilling industry in the fall of 2013. He applies his disciplined skills in project supervision, exposure to multicultural management methods, and attention to detail to his everyday business practices.
Randy also developed a specialized Home Watch reporting software program for his family business and realized that other Home Watch companies could benefit from the same software. He now manages Quick Report Systems Inc., which launched QRIDit Home Watch Edition in 2014. But he is still able to find time to help his wife and three children in the day-to-day operations of their cottage service company.
The family business is situated in a unique area which requires the use of boats, ATVs and snowmobiles to service their customers. Randy still enjoys still enjoys snowmobiling, boating and ATVing with his family in his spare time, along with hunting, ice fishing, camping and playing hockey. Randy is the past president of his local snowmobile club and is an active volunteer for maintaining and grooming the trails.
Contact Beth at [email protected]
President – Home Watch Group of SWFL
Fort Myers, FL
Robert “Bob” Myers formed the Home Watch Group of SWFL in 2007 with his wife Colleen. Bob hails from just outside of Reading, Pa and attended Temple University.. Commuting between PA and New York City while working in the garment industry, Bob and Colleen moved the family to Florida in 1988 where he worked in the swimming pool and construction industries.
Recognizing the need for a home watch company in the area, they put their energy and resources into Home Watch Group of SWFL. Bob’s ingenuity has put the company in a steady climb that is gaining market share on a consistent basis. Bob is a boater and fisherman with a minor in golf. Bob and Colleen have 5 children, 7 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.
Contact Bob at [email protected]
Owner – Home Inspections Plus
Sandra and her husband moved to Florida from Ohio in 1991. She started her Home Watch business in 2005 for some friends of the family, and it grew from there. In 2011, Sandra merged her business with her husband Jim, a Licensed Home Inspector, to form Home Inspections Plus, adding a bonus for her clients. Sandra knows how to spot potential problems and can enlist Jim, and his expertise, when needed for extra-tough-to-diagnose issues.
Sandra’s was the first Home Watch business in Central Florida to be accredited by NHWA. She initially sought accreditation because the state of Florida has no licensing for Home Watch. Sandra felt the NHWA, along with her insurance and bonding, would give her clients proof of her commitment to set her business standards above and beyond the expectations for the industry. She takes this to heart daily when caring for her clients’ homes.
Sandra and her husband are high-school sweethearts and have two wonderful daughters whom they treasure. In today’s busy world, they try to spend quality down time together as a family. She and her family are committed to helping meet the needs of a very special organization called Everyday Blessings. EB is a foster home for children to keep siblings together who have been removed from their families due to abuse, neglect, or abandonment.
Contact Sandra at [email protected]
National Home Watch Association
Faith began her career as a legal secretary in Washington, DC, and then in San Francisco, CA. She moved to Myrtle Beach in 2010. Faith assisted her brother, Jack, in the start-up of the NHWA by searching for Home Watch companies across the U.S. and Canada and sending introduction letters. She helps prospective and renewing Members through the accreditation and renewal processes and handles the administrative duties of the NHWA.
Faith is the proud mother of David, a television producer in Los Angeles, CA. Her passion is singing; she’s performed at various theatrical venues in the Myrtle Beach area.
Faith can be reached at (843) 467-7877, or by email at [email protected].