Leadership

John Warring III

John W. Warring III

President and Owner

As the Owner and President of Warfield & Sanford, John is responsible for the company’s day-to-day operations, as well as leading operational expansion and sales strategy. He’s also involved in external matters including building partnerships, broadening business relationships, and industry and community outreach. John joined Warfield & Sanford in 1982 as a Modernization Supervisor. In 2002, he was named President of the company and in 2007 he became Warfield & Sanford’s Sole Proprietor.  His success, in part, is due to a leadership style that encourages his staff to build on a rich history of customer service, which John believes, is the company’s strongest attribute.

Charles I. Griffith, Jr.

Charles I. Griffith, Jr.

Controller

Charlie joined Warfield & Sanford in 1983.  As controller, Charlie provides strategic support and guidance for Mr. Warring, the company’s President, and oversees all financial aspects of the company, including accounts receivable, accounts payable, and management of operating cash flow. Charlie insures compliance with operating liability and insurance requirements, as well as corporate, state, and federal regulatory compliance. He is also Warfield & Sanford’s Human Resource Manager, overseeing payroll and employee benefits, including retirement and medical packages. Charlie is a native Washingtonian, and attended Sellinger School of Business at Loyola College, graduating in 1983 with a degree in Business Administration.

MIke Sweeney

Mike Sweeney

Vice President

Mike joined Warfield & Sanford in 2005 and is responsible for overseeing sales and operations in all areas of the company. He also personally supervises the maintenance & service departments; personnel assignments, materials, and quality control. He works tirelessly with the customers to ensure their customer service expectations are not only met but also exceeded. Prior to the elevator Industry, Mike served four years in the United States Marine Corps.

Joe Lusk

Joe Lusk

Vice President, Modernization

Joe joined Warfield & Sanford in 1995 and is responsible for the supervision of construction, modernization, and large service projects, including personnel assignments, materials, and quality control. He also acts as liaison with general contractors, subcontractors, manufacturers, suppliers and consultants. Joe holds an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science and is currently the Co-Chair of the Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee for Elevator Constructors Local 10.

Christopher Fisher

Christopher Fisher

Project Executive

Chris joined Warfield & Sanford in 2012 and is responsible for overseeing the modernization and installation work from the bidding process through project closeout. His supervision ensures the highest level of customer satisfaction and quality control. He also acts as liaison with the project managers, customers, and consultants. Chris graduated in 1999 and holds a BS degree with a major Interdisciplinary in Engineering & Management from Clarkson University.

Theresa Keysar

Theresa Keysar

Director of Marketing and Business Development

Theresa joined Warfield & Sanford in 2007 and is responsible for all corporate communications and events, external marketing, new business development, and customer relations. She also acts as company liaison to numerous professional and trade associations. Theresa is very involved in community service and serves on several boards and committees.

Joe Lusk

Doug Grandstaff

Service Supervisor

Doug joined Warfield & Sanford in 2006 and is responsible for supervising the service teams. Additionally, he handles job surveys, layouts, field measurements, orders the material, and schedules all repairs for the Service and Maintenance departments. Doug is a Qualified Elevator Inspector and is Warfield & Sanford’s safety officer. Under his leadership, the company has maintained a nearly perfect safety record for almost a decade.

Luke Warring

Luke Warring

Procurement and Accounting Manager

Luke joined Warfield & Sanford in 2004 and is responsible for implementing and overseeing control procedures in both the operating and administrative divisions. Luke both manages and assists in large-scale project in all departments of the company. He also provides direct support to the Controller, assisting with payroll, insurance acquisition, and vendor selection. In 2012, Luke graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Accounting from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.

Matt Warring

Matt Warring

Modernization Sales Representative

Matt joined Warfield & Sanford in 1991 and is responsible for the supervision of sales procedures and project management through the bidding process, including materials and quality control. Matt is also the liaison with property managers, government contracting officers, equipment manufacturers, and parts suppliers.

Monte Taylor

Monte Taylor

Project Manager

Monte joined Warfield & Sanford in 2005, and is responsible for supervision of elevator modernization projects,including scheduling, materials, and quality control. Monte is the main contact for all communication with property managers, government contracting officers, equipment manufacturers, and parts suppliers, from job acceptance and submittals through close out of each job.

Mike Lusk

Mike Lusk

Maintenance & Service Sales Manager

Mike joined Warfield & Sanford in 1999 and is responsible for the sale of maintenance/service agreements, upgrades, and safety recommendations. Mike is also the liaison with property managers, government-contracting officers, engineers and general managers regarding maintenance agreements.

Seth Reeley

Seth Reeley

Account Manager/ Qualified Elevator Inspector

Seth joined Warfield & Sanford in 2005 and is responsible for the day-to-day communication with property managers, equipment manufacturers, and parts suppliers. Additionally, he also works with management companies to coordinate elevator outages and timelines for installations. Mr. Reeley’s field and project managing background give him the solid qualifications to assist in all aspects of the elevator business. In 2014, he received his QEI inspector card.

Bill Lacey

Bill Lacey

Project Manager/ Account Manager

Bill joined Warfield & Sanford in 2007 and is responsible for the sale of maintenance/service agreements as well as the project management of large maintenance contracts. Additionally, he insures that the contractual requirements are met through constant communication with the client and submitting the required documents in accordance with contract requirements. He works directly with the maintenance supervisor as well as the route mechanics to ensure a seamless operation. Bill has over 37 years’ experience working on major government contracts.

Jan Cunningham

Jan Cunningham

Office Manager

Jan joined Warfield & Sanford in 2006 and is responsible for managing all administrative functions of the company. In addition, she handles dispatching, accounts receivable, schedules testing as well as managing the company vehicles.

Michele Schraf

Michele Schraf

Sales Coordinator

Michele joined Warfield & Sanford in 2007 and is responsible for assisting the project managers in Warfield & Sanford’s modernization division. Additionally, she handles dispatching, assists with accounts receivables, and handles insurance claims and documentation for the company.

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