We are technical professionals with a personal touch.

TechLoss was founded on the primary belief that properly assessing and restoring technical equipment requires highly specialized, experienced engineers.

Personal Attention, Expert Engineers

Technology losses are stressful. When you retain TechLoss, you’re getting the most knowledgeable experts in the business. Our team serves as a calming, helpful presence, making sure that your matter is treated right and you get the highest quality service available.
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Key Team Members

Sari Karbin

Owner and President

TechLoss was created to provide the highest quality consulting for insurance companies that needed assistance resolving claims involving technical equipment. Sari is responsible for all day-to-day corporate decisions and handles the financial side of the business along with marketing and strategic growth. Before TechLoss, she earned a journalism degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and spent a decade in advertising.

Bob Karbin

Corporate Vice President

A 25-year veteran of the industry, Bob oversees all of TechLoss’ assessment, restoration and salvage projects. He also provides expert consultation for the insurance and legal communities in the most complex, high-profile cases involving technology. A member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, Bob regularly conducts seminars on technical topics, including data recovery and electronic equipment losses. A graduate of the DeVry Institute of Technology, he earned his MBA at Chicago’s North Park University.

Mikey M.

Director of Consulting, Lead Consulting Engineer

Mikey has a BSEET degree from Milwaukee School of Engineering and started working as an Associate Engineer while still in school. He has over 14 years of experience with the company and has overseen more than 5,000 projects including high-end, multi-million dollar losses and CAT losses.

Patrick D.

Senior Consulting Engineer

Patrick has a BSEET degree from DeVry University and started working as an Associate Engineer while still in school. He has over 14 years of experience with the company and has overseen more than 2,000 projects. Patrick also heads our Data Recovery division.

Andrew J.

Consulting Engineer

Andy has a BSEE degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago and started working as an Associate Engineer while still in school. He has almost two years of experience with the company and directly handles multiple projects, leads restoration projects and conducts on-site inspections.

Carlos M.

Associate Engineer

Carlos has an associate degree in science engineering from Wilbur Wright College and is working to complete his BS in Aerospace Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He assists our engineers with in-house restorations and evaluations, and on-site inspections. Carlos also leads many of our QCP projects.

Brittani S.

Administrative Assistant

Brittani provides administrative support to our engineering team and assists with the financial side of the business. She also maintains the TechLoss blog and TechTalk newsletter. Before joining TechLoss, Brittani earned an English degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

David B.

Restoration Team Leader

David started his technical experience in an Air Force intelligence division operating sophisticated remote-controlled machinery. Later, as an educator and a designer, David gained customer service experience within multiple fields such as photography, graphics, and specialized electronics. He has two-plus years’ experience with equipment restoration and has overseen over 100 on-site and in-house projects including CAT losses.