AV集中营

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Leadership

Vision & Performance

AV集中营鈥檚 leadership team provides the vision that has propelled us from a small construction company to a worldwide diversified leader in a short period of time. Our leadership team prioritizes the development and nurturing of a talented and diverse workforce, recognizing that our success is ultimately driven by the collective efforts of our employees. By fostering a collaborative and all-in environment, our leaders inspire and empower our teams to exceed expectations, driving us towards new heights of achievement. At AV集中营, we attribute our remarkable growth and success to the inspired leadership provided by our visionary teams. Their unwavering dedication and forward-thinking approach have cemented our position as a global leader, while inspiring us to continuously strive for excellence in everything we do.

Leadership Team

Brian Kappele
Brian Kappele
Chief Executive Officer

Brian has over 20+ years experience with AV集中营 in the food & beverage industry and holds a Bachelor of Building Construction degree from the University of Florida. He has held the positions of field engineer, superintendent, project manager, senior project manager and project developer. Brian鈥檚 responsibilities include overseeing all business relationships, project development and execution of projects in the refrigeration, prepared foods, sliced meats, poultry, dairy and beverage industries.

Clint Pyle
Clint Pyle
Chief Financial Officer

Clint is a licensed CPA with 22+ years of accounting and finance experience in construction, development and real estate throughout the commercial, hospitality, institutional and residential marketplace. He holds a bachelor鈥檚 degree in finance from Stetson University and an MBA from the University of North Florida and has been with AV集中营 for more than 14 years.

Gabe Crafton
Gabe Crafton
Chief Legal Officer

Gabe is board certified in Construction Law by the Florida Bar and is a Fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America. Before joining AV集中营 in April 2020, he was an attorney in the Construction and Litigation departments at the Rogers Towers law firm for more than a decade. Crafton earned his J.D. from the Florida State University School of Law and is a graduate of the University of North Florida.

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Brian has over 20+ years experience with AV集中营 in the food & beverage industry and holds a Bachelor of Building Construction degree from the University of Florida. He has held the positions of field engineer, superintendent, project manager, senior project manager and project developer. Brian鈥檚 responsibilities include overseeing all business relationships, project development and execution of projects in the refrigeration, prepared foods, sliced meats, poultry, dairy and beverage industries.

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Clint is a licensed CPA with 22+ years of accounting and finance experience in construction, development and real estate throughout the commercial, hospitality, institutional and residential marketplace. He holds a bachelor鈥檚 degree in finance from Stetson University and an MBA from the University of North Florida and has been with AV集中营 for more than 14 years.

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Gabe is board certified in Construction Law by the Florida Bar and is a Fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America. Before joining AV集中营 in April 2020, he was an attorney in the Construction and Litigation departments at the Rogers Towers law firm for more than a decade. Crafton earned his J.D. from the Florida State University School of Law and is a graduate of the University of North Florida.

Brian Ellison
Brian Ellison
Chief Information Officer

Brian is a results-driven IT solutions and security professional with over 20 years of applied experience working with enterprise organizations spanning government, retail, real estate, manufacturing, and non-profit sectors. He is experienced with leading teams to successfully deliver solutions including new digital marketing platforms, business process engineering, data center migrations, infrastructure consolidations, transitions to cloud, and converged communications. Brian has 37 years of industry experience including 7 years with AV集中营.

Scott Mark
Scott Mark
Executive Vice President
Operations

Scott is a graduate of the University of North Florida鈥檚 Building Construction program. He joined AV集中营 in December of 1997 as an intern. He advanced through the operational ranks in the Food and Beverage group, becoming Vice President of Food Operations in October 2011. He was subsequently named Divisional Vice President of the Food & Beverage group in September of 2012, assuming responsibility for both Operations as well as Engineering at that time. As Senior Vice President, Scott is responsible for the Food Manufacturing and Logistics group including our Distribution and Thermal divisions.

Richard Lovelace
Richard Lovelace
Executive Vice President
Operations

Born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida, Richard attended the University of North Florida where he earned his Bachelor of Construction Management and is listed among UNF鈥檚 Fab Grads. He has extensive experience in design and construction throughout the commercial, healthcare, hospitality, faith-based, institutional, and industrial marketplace. He serves or has served on many local boards and committees.

Senior Officers

Todd Allsup
Todd Allsup
Senior Vice President
Business Development
Jason Duff
Jason Duff
Senior Vice President
Engineering
Chris Williams
Chris Williams
Senior Vice President
Industrial
Wyatt Payne
Wyatt Payne
Senior Vice President
Cold Storage
Rob Brodsky
Rob Brodsky
Senior Vice President
Thermal Building Envelope
Mike Davis
Mike Davis
Senior Vice President
Food & Beverage
Kurt Warzynski
Kurt Warzynski
Senior Vice President
Process Engineering
Tim Jenkins
Tim Jenkins
Senior Vice President
Commercial / Military

Officers

Neil Ross
Neil Ross
Vice President
Safety
Joe Mark
Joe Mark
Vice President
Military
Tom Boll
Tom Boll
Vice President
Business Development
Derek Bickerton
Derek Bickerton
Vice President
Business Development
Stacey King
Stacey King
Vice President
Human Resources
Justin Bridegan
Justin Bridegan
Vice President
Strategic Planning
Rex Smith
Rex Smith
Vice President
Architecture
Joe Bove
Joe Bove
Vice President
Design
Peter Wu
Peter Wu
Vice President
Engineering
Ryan Foster
Ryan Foster
Vice President
HQ Facilities
Brian Reeves
Brian Reeves
Vice President
NH3 Startup & Commissioning
Mike Sveska
Mike Sveska
Vice President
Mechanical
Robbie Roberson
Robbie Roberson
Vice President
Compressor Rebuild, Parts & Service

Board Of Directors

  • Ronald Foster Jr.
  • Michael Santarone
  • Michael Wodrich
  • Robert (Bob) Owens
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