Meet the New Life Restoration Team

Deborah Lamberton – General Manager.  Deborah was born in Allentown, Penn., joined the Navy in 1988, and is a Navy Seabee Veteran from Desert Storm.  Deborah brings 25+ years of construction background and holds the following certifications: mold inspector, trauma and biohazardous waste cleanup, IICRC certified water damage technician. She has also completed training for 2020 Design. Deborah is married with one son in college and twin boys.  She spends her spare time with family and traveling.

Raquel Madson – Administrative Assistant.  Raquel was born in Santa Barbara in 1984.  She has worked in the restoration business for over five years, and is a IICRC certified restoration carpet cleaner. Raquel is recently married and has a son and a stepdaughter.  In her spare time she takes care of their three dogs, and enjoys flamenco dancing.

Cory Johnson – Lead Water Damage Technician.  Cory was born in Lompoc California in 1990, and graduated from Olive Grove Charter School in 2009.  He is an IICRC certified water damage and odor control technician.  Cory is engaged and has three beautiful boys.  In his spare time, he likes to go fishing and help those who struggle with drug addiction.

Tiana Hansen – Project Manager.  Tiana was born in Santa Barbara in 1992.  Has 10 years experience in the restoration industry.  Certified as a water damage technician and a mold inspector.  Tiana has recently project managed asbestos abatement projects on the central coast and is looking forward to her new training at New Life.  In her spare time Tiana likes to go shooting, beer tasting and enjoys time with family.


Jesse Raya – IICRC Certified Water Damage Technician.  Jesse was born in Santa Maria, and graduated from Delta High School in 2015.  In his spare time he enjoys working on his truck and riding horses.

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