Our Staff

We are proud to have the best team in the business!  People often ask what our secret is.  It’s that we hire great people, pay them well, invest in them, and get out of their way so they can do amazing things for our customers.  Imagine that! 

Lead Team

Mark Porto

Mark Porto

Owner & CEO

Mark acquired Ray-Jurgen in 2018 after a career in engineering and strategy consulting.  He bought the company because of his lifelong interest in all modes of transportation and his high school spent working as an auto mechanic.  Outside of work, Mark spends time with his wife and three young sons.

 

Bob Carretta

Bob Carretta

General Manager

Bob has been with Ray-Jurgen for nearly 30 years and has developed a vast amount of knowledge in the industry.  He was our Service Manager for the majority of his tenure, and recently assumed General Manager duties.  Bob is responsible for the company’s day-to-day activities.

 

Kevin Thibadeau

Kevin Thibadeau

Sales & Project Management

Kevin has been with Ray-Jurgen for almost 10 years as a Salesman and Project Manager.  He leads our sales and project management functions along with managing most of our key accounts.

 

John Slowikoski

John Slowikoski

Operations

John had been the Purchasing and Inventory Control Manager for five years before taking on the Operations Manager role. He manages the schedule, purchasing and inventory, and ensures that jobs get done correctly and on-time. Outside of work, you will most likely find John working on a home improvement project.

 

Mary McIntyre

Mary McIntyre

Finance

Mary leads all of Ray-Jurgen’s finance, admin, and HR activities.  She has more than 30 years’ accounting experience across a variety of industries.  Outside of work, Mary loves to work in her garden.

 

Sales & Project Management Staff

Dimitris Johnson

Dimitris Johnson

Project Manager

Dimitris Johnson has been a proud member of the Ray-Jurgen team since 2018. He is a US Navy Veteran and possesses a mechanical engineering degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Engineering. Dimitris is responsible for managing projects in coordination with general contractors, contract managers, and directly with our valued customers.

 

Jason Marineau

Jason Marineau

Sales Representative CT Territory

Jason comes to Ray Jurgen with nearly 40 years of automotive and truck related experience. He is ready to help with your Vehicle Service Equipment needs.

Outside of work Jason enjoys servicing and repairing his own automobiles and getting out for a round of golf with his wife of 30 years.

 

Brian Fleming

Brian Fleming

Sales Representative MA Territory

As the prior owner of a full service Fleet maintenance and truck equipment upfitting businesses Brian has hands on experience with the equipment that we sell.

 

Collie Brewer

Collie Brewer

Sales Representative Hudson Valley

Collie has been in the garage equipment service business for more than 20 years.  His expereince and knowledge is unparalleled.

Office Staff

Wayne Hobby

Wayne Hobby

Schedule and Customer Service

Wayne’s is usually the first voice you’ll hear when you call Ray-Jurgen for service.  He has more than 20 years working as a service coordinator, dispatch coordinator and customer service representative.  He enjoys gym workouts, long hikes with my dog, lazy beach days, music, dancing and well designed clothing.

 

Joy Cretella

Joy Cretella

Billing and Customer Service

Joy is responsible for generating our invoices and quotes as well as answering customer questions.  Outside of work, Joy spends time with her family, friends, and her dog Charlotte. She also enjoys cooking and reading a good book.

 

Technician Staff Leadership

Bob Brown

Bob Brown

Foreman

Bob has been with Ray-Jurgen for more than 25 years, and is an expert on all kinds of lifts.  Bob was one of the first ALI certified inspectors nationally.  As Foreman, Bob is focused on our quality standards, providing technical support to our team, and on developing our technician team.  Bob enjoys going on vacations in Maine with his family.

 

Arthur Witkowski

Arthur Witkowski

Lift Lead

Arthur has been with Ray-Jurgen for ten years and is one of the most versatile technicians you’ll ever meet.  He can troubleshoot and repair almost all classes of equipment, but he specializes in lifts.  Arthur can eat an amazing amount of food for somebody his size.

 

John DeCaro

John DeCaro

Compressor Lead

John has been working on compressors for nearly 50 years and is one of the most knowledgeable compressor technicians in New England.  Outside of work, John is usually either riding his Harley or working in his garden.

 

Jeremy Shultis

Jeremy Shultis

Rondout Lead

Jeremy has been a lift technician for 16 years and is an expert an all types of automotive lifts.

 Vehicle Equipment Services

Facility Design

From Vehicle Maintenance Facility Design to Equipment Installation.

Installation Services

Installation Services in CT, RI, and MA since 1976.

Repair and Maintenance

We are Experts on all of the products we sell and install.

Vehicle Lift Inspections

Vehicle Lift Inspections conducted by Qualified Lift Inspectors.

Getting In Touch is Easy!

Ray-Jurgen Co., LLC

115 Cross Street
Bristol, CT 06010
(860) 585-0111
(877) 480-LIFT (5438)
Fax: (860) 585-0491

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