Corporate Team

Jerad Watson


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Jerad is a Licensed Public Adjuster and Owner of Peril Public Adjusters, LLC. Jerad, his wife, Candace, and their four children are very involved in their community and put God above all else. He assists on the Board of Directors for Majesty Outdoors – an organization that focuses on mentoring fatherless children. Jerad’s entrepreneurial spirit led him to forming Peril Adjusters in 2017 after members of his community were affected by Hurricane Harvey and were having issues on their insurance settlements.

Hank Messer


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Hank joined our team in August of 2020 and quickly worked his way up to Senior Claims Manager. Prior to joining the Peril crew, Hank worked in Logistics Management and managed his own business. Newlywed, Hank and his wife, Maggie, reside in Iowa. Native Texans, you can usually find the two traveling and enjoying the outdoors.

Brian Wright


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Brian is our VP of Operations and brings over 20 years of Adjuster experience to the Peril team combined with an extensive background in the construction business and in depth knowledge of smoke and water migration issues and restoration principles.

Trisha MacFarland


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Trisha has been with Peril since it’s inception. She started her management career in Private Clubs and Resorts. As our Business Development Manager, Trisha works with our adjusters to oversee operations and client management. She also works to handle all marketing, AP/AR, social media, etc. She’s Jerad’s right-hand gal and your absolute go-to for any needs Peril related. In her spare time, she can be found hiking or paddleboarding with her husband, Paul, and their daughter, Olivia.