Sales & Marketing
Heather Lawrence joined the RFS team in January 2017 as Business Development Manager. She has worked in several diverse industries with a strong background in sales and marketing. Prior to RFS, Heather was responsible for the rapid growth of multiple businesses and served as a top producer for a company recognized as an ‘Inc. 50 fastest-growing companies.’
Joe has been on the RFS team for several years and has established a reputation of understanding and being responsive to clients’ needs. Prior to RFS, he spent more than 20 years in sales and management for Sherwin Williams and Sun Coast Plumbing and Electric. Joe earned three business degrees from Flagler College, where he attended while on a golf scholarship. Joe serves as a Life Director of the Citrus County Builders Association.
Human Resources Manager
Erika joined RFS in 2018 as Human Resources Manager. A former Human Resources Manager for Publix Super Markets, Inc., Erika brings over ten years of HR experience, including experience in investigations, safety, and OSHA matters for retail and industrial operations. Erika obtained her Bachelor’s Degree from Saint Leo University and majored in Human Resources Management.
Operations Analyst / Project Manager
Joe has served in all areas from Outside Sales, Project Management, and Executive Management for Environmental Consulting & Services as well as Industrial Sales & Services. He has also served in the US Air Force, has an undergraduate degree from University of Kentucky, and a Masters of Business Administration from University of South Florida.
Senior Project Manager
John is a licensed General Contractor with more than two decades of experience in the construction and facility services industry with expertise in the management and cost control of multiple projects going on simultaneously. Prior to joining the RFS team more than 10 years ago, John served as Owner and President of a construction company and has several years of experience in industrial maintenance.
Senior Project Manager
After growing up in a family of commercial construction professionals, and continuing to garner experience through summers spent interning at RFS, Ray is well-versed in the diverse challenges of the industry. Upon graduating from USF in 2008 with a business degree, Ray joined the family business full-time as a project manager and obtained his General Contractor’s license. He has excelled at managing large-scale projects with the utmost efficiency, for some of the nation’s largest restaurant chains, and leads a team of remote project managers located throughout the country. Ray is currently in pursuit of his EMBA at the University of South Florida.
Senior Project Manager
Brent comes to RFS with 17 years experience in the construction and facility services industry. Before joining RFS, he was a project manager for large scale student housing and multi-family construction projects, providing comprehensive management of budgeting, scheduling, and personnel oversight. Prior to that, he was the owner and president of a residential remodeling company. Brent is a proud veteran of the United States Army.
Mike has worked in all areas of construction, ranging from a laborer to owning his own company, and he has over 10 years of management experience. He is also a Florida licensed building contractor. Prior to working at RFS, he served in the US ARMY and worked as a Deputy Sheriff. Mike holds a bachelors degree from Colorado Technical University and brings a wealth of knowledge from his professional experiences.
Ron founded RFS, Inc. in 2003 to specialize in facility maintenance and repair services with a highly accomplished team of professionals. As a licensed building contractor for over 30 years, Ron is a career facilities contractor well-versed in the peculiar needs of the multiple-location restaurant and senior living facilities manager. He has an undergraduate degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and an MBA from Tampa College.
Hal joined RFS as President in January 2016. Prior to RFS, he owned Swagelok Central Florida, located in Mulberry and Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Hal’s Executive MBA is from the University of Miami School of Business. Hal earned his Engineering Degree from Auburn University, while on a four year Navy ROTC scholarship. He served 9 years with the US Navy as a Surface Warfare Officer. Following the Navy, Hal began a career in sales targeting the Banking Industry and later the Process Industry before following his desire for business leadership.
Director of Operations
Kevin joined RFS in 2017 as Director of Operations. A former VP of Operations at American Solar Direct, Kevin also brings several years of management experience to the RFS team. Kevin double majored at the University of South Florida, earning both a Bachelor of Arts degree in in Management Information and Systems and a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Finance.