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Tom Fichtner

Owner & President

Tom founded Fichtner Services in 1994 and has never looked back. The company was founded on the values of quality craftsmanship and complete customer satisfaction. Tom is extremely grateful for all of the employees who have strived to uphold these values and make Fichtner Services what it is today. What Tom is most proud of, though, are the loyal customers who have supported his company over the years, sending countless referrals and voting Fichtner Services as one of the Best Roofing companies in the Annapolis area.

As a graduate of St. Mary’s School in Annapolis and the University of Maryland, Tom is proud to have his business in Anne Arundel County and raise his family in the Annapolis area. Tom and his wife, Christine, have three children and are very active in the local community and charities. Tom played lacrosse at the University of Maryland for four years and now coaches all of his kids sports teams.

In his spare time, Tom enjoys playing golf, boating and rooting for the Redskins.

Christine Fichtner

Marketing & Accounting Manager

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Chris has been a part of Fichtner Services since Tom first started the business in 1994. As the business grew, she took on more roles within the company, from accounting to HR to answering the phones, she has done it all when it needed to be done. Currently, she manages the marketing efforts and assists with the sales department.

Chris grew up in the Arnold area and attended Broadneck High School. She went on to earn a degree from Towson University and was a teacher for 2 years until she decided to join Tom at Fichtner Services. Chris and Tom have 3 children – a son at Virginia Tech, and a son and daughter at Archbishop Spalding High School. Chris coached her daughter’s lacrosse and field hockey teams all though her rec league career for the Davidsonville Gators. Now, she enjoys watching the kids from the sidelines. Chris enjoys traveling, especially to warm, sunny places, and spending time with her family.

Bob Hanna

Production Manager

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Bob has been with Fichtner Services since 1998 and has played a huge part in the success of the company. As the Production Manager, Bob oversees job ordering and scheduling to make sure that our projects happen on time, on budget and are completed to full client satisfaction. He and his team make sure projects are installed per the manufacturer’s specifications.

A Maryland native and Broadneck High School graduate, Bob played lacrosse for four years while earning his degree from the University of Maryland. He is an Indianapolis Colts fan. In his spare time, he enjoys fishing and boating on the Chesapeake Bay and lives with his wife and son in southern Anne Arundel County.

Nolan Redd

Production Manager

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Nolan has worked for Fichtner Services since 2004 and he is our in-house expert on window and door installation, Acrymax applications as well as any other remodeling projects. He has been trained by the manufacturers on the installation of both Marvin and ProVia windows and doors. He holds an Installation Masters Window and Door Certificate through AAMA, the American Architectural Manufacturers Association, a nationwide training and certification program for new construction and replacement installers. He has also completed the Acrymax Approved Applicator training.

Nolan, an Anne Arundel County native, attended St. Mary’s and then earned his BA from the University of Maryland. He and his wife, Kelly, have 2 very active young boys who he coaches in both soccer and lacrosse for the BAYS. Kelly is a high school science teacher for AA County. Nolan hasn’t traveled far from his roots, living in Arnold. He is very active in his community and is the Past-President of his HOA and currently runs the neighborhood pool .

Nolan’s areas of expertise confidently enables us to offer window and door replacements as part of our complete exterior remodeling package. He is an invaluable member of our team, and always has customer service and quality installation at the forefront of all of our installations.

Paul Newman

Service Manager

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Paul has more than 40 years experience in the construction industry and has worked for Fichtner Services since 2007. He is very knowledgeable about roofing, gutter systems and repair, as well as the many different products available.

He enjoy fishing, hunting and watching lacrosse in his spare time. Paul also makes a mean chocolate pie that everyone fights over.

Ray Harvey

Production Supervisor

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Ray has been with Fichtner Services since 2000. He joined us after graduating high school and worked his way up to supervisor position. Ray excels in his position because he cares deeply about his work and the reputation of Fichtner Services. He puts his customers first and is a great team player.

Ray lives in the Annapolis area with four kids and two dogs. He enjoys spending time with his family, cheering on the Orioles, long walks on the beach and riding his motorcycle.

Jan Schmidt

Production Supervisor

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Jan has had a 43 year career in the roofing industry and been with Fichtner Services since 2011. As the Jobsite Supervisor, Jan places extreme importance towards complete customer satisfaction and attention to detail.

When he’s not working, he’s likely to be found spending time with his family including eight grandchildren. He enjoys taking his motorcycle out on country rides to clear his mind and get closer to God. Jan roots for the Ravens and Orioles and likes playing cards.

Kevin West

Estimator

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Kevin’s career in the roofing industry spans more than three decades. He has been with Fichtner Services since 2011. Kevin is a very valuable member of our team as he is knowledgeable in all types of roofing and is our in-house leak finding expert. He finds great joy in finding a pesky leak that other companies can’t seem to locate. He is a true believer in doing things 100% correct the first time. He is certified by all the major shingle brand manufacturers as well as Firestone.

Kevin spends as much time as he can riding his Harley. He enjoys pool, archery and fishing on his boat in the Chesapeake Bay.

Mike Bafford

Estimator

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Mike has been with Fichtner Services since 2003. He is extremely knowledgeable in all roof and siding applications. He is able to assist customers in making decisions about the best systems to install on their homes.

Mike grew up in the Catonsville area of Baltimore County. He now lives in Westminster with his wife, two children, three dogs, a cat and a pig! He enjoys sports, rooting for his hometown teams the Orioles and Ravens. In his free time, he enjoys mountain biking and “hacking” around a golf course.

Scott Geesey

Estimator

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Scott has been a valuable Fichtner Services team member since 2003.  His knowledge in all phases of exterior remodeling makes him an excellent estimator.  Scott is native of Lancaster, PA and now resides in Glen Burnie.  He earned his undergraduate degree from West Chester University and a law degree from University of Dayton.  He is a collector of vintage 70’s animation art and Disney paraphernalia.  In his spare time Scott enjoys playing golf, volleyball and kickboxing.

Shane Denman

Estimator

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Shane has been involved with residential construction throughout his high school and college years. Upon graduating from Towson University he began working at Fichtner Services. Shane was raised in Anne Arundel County and attended DeMatha Catholic high school playing lacrosse and soccer.

Steve Finn

Estimator

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Steve grew up in Gambrills, MD, and after living in North Carolina and Arizona, has now made a permanent home back in Gambrills with his wife and 2 young daughters. As a licensed salesman, he takes pride in providing honest and unbiased advice to homeowners, based on their best interest.

Prior to his employment with Fichtner Services, Steven served 13 years in the United States Marine Corps, which instilled in him, a strong work ethic and a sense of integrity. He enjoys brainstorming solutions to difficult problems, so bring him your toughest roof leak! Steve regularly volunteers his time to neighbors and friends, whenever they have something that needs to be fixed.

Douglas Gomez

Specialty Roofing Technician

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Douglas has worked for Fichtner Services for 14 years. He started out with us as a full time gutter installer but we soon found out he was looking for bigger challenges.  He is now our commercial flat roofing and walkable roof deck expert.  He is also very proficient with standing seam metal, gutters and shingle work.  Douglas is originally from El Salvador, emigrating to the US with his 2 brothers when massive mudslides devastated their town.

Jose Romero

Specialty Roofing Technician

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Jose is also from El Salvador and is a master in metal work and soldering.  His copper roofing and flashing installations are like artwork! Jose started working for us in 2003 and he quickly became a crew leader and then a foreman. He is a father to 3 and owns a home in Glen Burnie, but resides in Ohio on the weekends, where his wife and extended family are starting a bakery. He is an invaluable asset to our company.

Jose Rodriguez

Specialty Roofing Technician

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Jose is our specialty roofing mechanic as well as our lead gutter man.  He has a wealth of knowledge in all roofing systems, including cedar, slate, flat roofing and shingles.  Jose also is a master in the arts of guttering and siding. Jose has worked with us since 2003. He is originally from Mexico and now resides in Woodbridge, Virginia, a 1.5 hour commute each way, (with no traffic) with his wife and 4 sons. His dedication has been unbelievable and he elevates our company with his work ethic and craftsmanship.

Teresa Etzler

Service Manager

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New to the team, Teresa Etzler is our Sales and Production Assistant. She has been a big help in keeping the company organized and running smoothly. She facilitates in scheduling and following up on jobs, scheduling estimate appointments and other general administrative tasks.

She enjoys camp fires, warm weather and spending time with family and friends. She is also a big Washington Capitals fan!

Tara Furfaro

Sales and Marketing Assistant

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Tara is our newest addition to the Fichtner Service family. She is who you’re going to speak with first when you call the office, eager to schedule you for an estimate or answer any questions. Tara is our Sales and Marketing Assistant.

Originally from Montgomery County, Tara currently resides in Frederick, MD with her husband and baby boy. She likes spending her days outside when its warm, binge watching Marvel movies with her husband, and going to concerts in her free time.

Doug Dale

Assistant Production Manager

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Kevin Mamon

Materials and Fleet Manager

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Kevin began his career with Fichtner Services in April, 2018. He earned his undergraduate degree in International Business from UMBC and a Certificate in Acquisition and Supply Chain Management. Kevin used to own a collectibles business and was in sales and management for an industrial supply company. Kevin’s experience with his previous businesses, along with his attention to detail and organization, has helped us to make sure that we have the proper materials necessary to complete each job in a timely manner as well as minimize waste. Kevin is also our fleet management director, making sure our trucks are in tip-top shape with the least down time possible.

Kevin was raised in Montgomery County but now, with his wife, calls Odenton home. They enjoy Washington Capitals hockey and road tripping to locations near the water.

Erik Marcelo

Production Supervisor

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Erik joined Fichtner Services in 2019 after 13 years with a building supply company where he did everything from inside sales, material ordering and receiving and delivery service manager.  His previous materials knowledge and willingness to contribute to the team mentality has made him a quick asset to Fichtner Services.

Erik grew up in Temple Hills and participated in football and track and tutored kids in math and science.  Some of his fondest childhood memories are from when he spent a couple months every summer with family in Peru.  Growing up he spoke Spanish at home and English at school, so Erik is fluently bilingual.  He currently lives in Odenton and enjoys spending time with his wife and 2 kids.  A self-proclaimed tinkerer, he enjoys working on cars in his spare time.

Jenny Salmeron

Accounting

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Jenny came to Fichtner Services in 2018 after a 13 year run at a national building supply company. She has a ton of knowledge of various materials, inventory management and accounting.  Jenny handles all of our accounts payable and inventory management.  She has a great work ethic and is the consummate multi-tasker.

Jenny grew up in the College Park area and now lives in Harford County. She loves to spend time with her family and 5 boys!

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