Ric is considered a pioneer in the Storm Water Management industry and has been labeled the “Storm Water Expert”. He is also an accomplished and respected Superintendent with over 30 years of construction experience. Ric built SWIMS on three factors; honesty, integrity, and building relationships. Today, Ric’s company serves the entire state of California and continues to grow in clients and favor. He is a dedicated leader in his community and beyond, raising his family, helping those in need, and enjoying life with his beautiful wife for over 26 years.
Since SWIMS started over 18 years ago, Ric has added several divisions beyond Storm Water Maintenance; Erosion Control, Post Construction, Dewatering, and QSP Divisions have all been added. SWIMS is a one stop shop from beginning to end of job sites.
Ric is a SWPPP Trainer, presenting workshops to General Contractors and Property Managers. He has also assisted several municipalities with education and implementation of their local storm water ordinances.
He also participated in several Caltrans projects including “Filtration Test Projects”, the “Highway 116 Project” in Petaluma, and the “Lake Forest Transportation Corridor Project. Ric is CASQA Qualified SWPPP Practitioner (QSP #00486) CISEC #0318 Certified along with CAL/OSHA 10 Safety Certified and C2 Cal Confined Space Certified. He frequently conducts SWPPP Trainings for Commercial Developers, Construction Companies & Property Managers.
Phone: (510) 773-5461
Keith has over 35 years of experience in Accounting Management of which 26 years are exclusively related to the construction industry. His experience in working with engineering contractors, general building contractors, subcontractors and wholesale supply contractors adds value to the SWIMS team. Keith provides a “hands on” approach to all of the management and financial accounting issues at SWIMS.
Kirk brings a wealth of managerial experience to the SWIMS operation evolving from a 26 year career with a Fortune 500 Corporation. This corporate knowledge and customer service experience has assisted SWIMS to grow into the robust and successful business it is today. Kirk holds certificates in Retail Management Development, Information Technology, State of California QSP-CISEC, San Diego State CAL-OSHA and EUCA Confined Space. Kirk works throughout Northern California with state, county and city SWPPP code enforcement officers. He oversees day to day operations of personnel, logistical and materials for pre to post BMP services.
Phone: (925) 354-6769
Todd manages the sales and projects in the Greater Bay Area. He has been established in the Erosion Industry for more than 13 years. He holds Envirotech NPDES and 24 hour SWPPP certifications along with being CISEC Certified. Todd has extensive experience in commercial, public and residential projects and dewatering. Please contact Todd for all of your erosion and post construction needs.
Phone: (925) 570-4575
Qualified SWPPP Practitioner
Bernie assists our clients and performs the required weekly inspections, both written and visual (all Risk Levels) as well as REAP (Rain Event Action Plans), Turbidity and pH testing for Risk Level 2 and 3 sites. He is CISEC #0880 certified along with being a QSP #22026 and is Confined Space Certified. In addition to the weekly inspections, he also conducts the required training classes for both superintendents and sub-contractors on construction sites.
Storm Water Maintenance Project Manager
Ethan manages sales for the Storm Water Maintenance Division in Northern California. He works closely with Property Managers and Property Owners to provide Storm Water Inspections & Maintenance for all types of properties, including Retail Centers, Office Buildings, Business Parks, Home Owners Associations, etc.
Erosion Control Project Manager
Jason has extensive experience in managing crews, facilities and schedules. Jason operates with great customer service and integrity for SWIMS. He works with different superintendents, site managers and project managers to provide erosion control or material for any construction site. Please contact Jason for all of your erosion control needs.
Office Manager/Payroll Administrator
Letty has been with SWIMS since 2007, 4 of those years were in the Maintenance Division before being promoted to Office Manager. She assists and monitors the office staff, accounts payable & receiveables , supply acquisitions and implements changes to improve operational efficiency. Letty assists the CEO and Controller with Contract Administration and contract billing.
Payroll Administrator & Administrative Assistant
Andrea works as our Payroll Administrator and Administrative Assistant. She specializes in Certified Payroll, Preliminary Notices and performs many other duties in the Accounting Department at SWIMS. Andrea came to us with several years of experience in the Industry and is a great addition to the SWIMS family!
Maintenance Administrator & Accounts Receiveable
Kim facilitates and supports all of the maintenance services for our Northern & Southern California Divisions which includes billing, maintaining client data, processing reports and maintenance contracts. She is the liaison between the client and the field crew regarding scheduling and maintains client relations.
Office and Project Manager for SoCal Division
Brae has many years of managing projects and coordinating large groups of people within numerous organizations over his 20+ year career. He is highly motivated to help customers get what they need while at the same time balancing the needs of the company. He is a great resource for the SoCal division, bringing innovation and fresh ideas for SWIMS, as the organization continues to grow year after year. Brae has extensive experience in all social media and marketing avenues. He is a family man to the core, married to his beautiful wife over 20 years, raised 3 wonderful children, and is a grandpa four times over now.
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