We’ve added an office to the east! Lab Furniture and Fume Hoods is proud to announce that Ryan Hawkins will head the new office in Buffalo, NY to give our Eastern region clients better service and support.
“Our business was growing such that we needed a full service office for the Eastern US.” says Michael Bishop, owner and CEO of LFFH Inc. “Ryan has the experience and skillset to run our east coast operations. Ryan’s ability to handle the design, drawing and drafting of the project from the very beginning is a tremendous asset to our Hand his experience in project management from concept to installation makes him a great fit for LFFH Inc.”
Ryan started in the laboratory construction industry right out of high school working for the family business, United Lab Equipment, where he learned how to design and deliver laboratory solutions from start to finish. He has managed some very large and prestigious laboratory projects. As the lead project manager for General Electric’s largest research and development lab in the world, Ryan oversaw the construction of a laboratory that included four floors, 124 fume hoods and cost over $4.5 million. Ryan’s design experience includes the design and drafting of the $1 million laboratory at Kraft Foods in Tarrytown, NY. Ryan brings 20 years of laboratory design and project management experience to represent the eastern office for LFFH, Inc.
“I am excited about managing the eastern region for LFFH Inc.,” says Ryan. “Besides having the highest quality products, LFFH has developed phenomenal vendor relationships and their customer centric philosophy is, in my opinion, the best way to work. This new office gives LFFH and I the added strength to meet the demands of eastern US clients.”
Ryan has been transitioning into the position since November 1st, 2014. His responsibilities as Project Manager will provide LFFH Inc. customers direct and more responsive solutions from the company.