ray ashe, aia, ncarb, ceo
Raymond C. Ashe has been with Rosser since 1984 and previously directed the firm’s Architecture Division. Ray has over 35 years of experience in the design and management of facilities and venues, and takes meticulous care with team members, clients and project concerns. Along with his other responsibilities as CEO, Ray is dedicated to preserving the company’s brand, maintaining a high quality of work, and acquiring fun and exciting projects for all divisions of the company. He has a Master’s of Architecture and a Bachelor’s of Science from Georgia Institute of Technology.
dale gaines, pe, chairman of the board
During his 40 years with Rosser International, Inc., Dale has served in many roles, from project design, to project management, to directing various groups within the firm. He is recently returned from the Mideast, where he helped coordinate the construction of the Emiri Naval Forces Base in Doha, Qatar. An accomplished mechanical engineer by trade, Dale has now taken on the role of Chairman of the Board. As the Chairman, Dale oversees the overall direction of the firm, managing the Board of Directors, establishing corporate policy, appointing committees and hiring senior personnel. Dale is a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is also an avid – and accomplished – golfer.
brenda miller, cfo, director
Brenda Miller, a member of our Board of Directors, has served in a number of accounting roles at Rosser during her 22 years at the firm. She began as an accounts payable administrator and has moved into increasingly responsible positions. She is now responsible for all firm financials. Brenda is not all about spreadsheets. She understands the complexities of the business and the market and helps the rest of us comprehend how everything fits together. Brenda is a graduate of Syracuse University with a Bachelor’s in Accounting. She also has a degree in Administration from Clayton State University.
floyd keels, pe, director of engineering
He just could not stay away. After a brief stint at another firm, Floyd returned to Rosser to lead our Engineering Division. A Vice President, member of the Board and registered electrical engineer, Floyd is experienced in the design of power distribution, lighting, low voltage systems, fire protection, communications networking and security for a range of facility types. Floyd is a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology and is a licensed unrestricted electrical contractor in the state of Georgia.
jim ivey, pmp, director program management
The Director of our Program Management and a VP, Jim has served as the owner’s rep for projects throughout the United States, in Puerto Rico, in Trinidad, and now in Qatar, where he recently took over the management of the Emiri Naval Base project. Jim’s 30+ years of experience, performing on contractor, designer, developer, program manager, and owner teams has given him a unique understanding of the interests of all stakeholders on a project – and the ability to focus disparate goals into a common direction.
fran rothbard, director of marketing
We can thank our Marketing Director, Fran Rothbard, for our clear messaging and vibrantly crafted content. A graduate from the University of Maryland, Franny has 30 years of experience developing and implementing communication strategies, coordinating public relations, and creating marketing materials. Perhaps her most valuable asset is the ability to manage the process – whether a proposal, an interview or the next happy hour get-together. She is adept at getting us to communicate effectively with our clients – and with each other.
jan millikin, director of human resources
As the Director of Human Resources, Jan Millikin puts her 14 years of experience to work doing just that. She supports all our employees, with responsibility for all areas of HR, including benefits administration and employee relations, boosting morale and motivation. She is also responsible for policy & compliance, making sure the firm complies with regulations, and for workforce planning and deferred compensation. Jan has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Management from Clayton State University. If you ask Jan why she got into HR, she will say her mission is to help people. In addition to all of her HR responsibilities, she sure helped us tremendously last season when she knocked our softball socks off with her hitting and fielding skills (though we hear she’s even better at tennis).
chuck hanning, director of rosser’s savannah office
Charles Hanning is a Vice President and directs our Savannah office. He received a Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of South Carolina and has over 25 years of experience with mechanical systems. Chuck serves as the lead HVAC and plumbing designer in Savannah and has designed HVAC systems for correctional institutions and high rise buildings. His experience includes correctional, industrial, healthcare, institutional, military, and government projects for both private and public sector clients.