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

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Mark Porto

Owner & CEO

Mark acquired Ray-Jurgen in 2018 after a career in engineering and strategy consulting.  He bought the company because he is passionate about supporting our nation’s critical transportation infrastructure.  Outside of work, Mark spends time with his wife and three young sons.


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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.


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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.



Jon Verbeck


Jon is the Chief Financial Officer for the Company. He helps provide financial leadership to help Ray-Jurgen have a solid foundation, grow and provide excellent service to their customers.  Jon is a CPA, and an avid skier and bicyclist.


Sales & Project Management Staff

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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 possess 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.


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Frank Vinci


Frank is focused on taking a solutions based approach with customers who have specific needs, challenges or issues Ray Jurgen can help them
address. When not at work, Frank loves spending quality time with his three girls, his wife Yvette, daughter Isabella and German Shepherd Lexi.


Office Staff


John Slowikoski

Inventory & Purchasing

John has been the Purchasing and Inventory Control Manager for five years. His main role is to ensure that all the right parts are stocked and readily available for our customers and technicians. Outside of work, you will most likely find John working on a home improvement project.


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Courtney Anderson

Customer Service

Courtney’s is usually the first voice you’ll hear when you call Ray-Jurgen.  She is responsible for setting our schedule and dispatching our technicians to customer sites.  Outside of work, Courtney is a trained artist focusing on illustration. 


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Mary McIntyre


Mary handles all of Ray-Jurgen’s accounting and HR.  If she’s calling you, somebody usually owes somebody money!  She has more than 30 years’ accounting experience across a variety of industries.  Outside of work, Mary loves to work in her garden.


Technician Leadership

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Bob Brown


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.


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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.


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Chris Nardi

Lube Lead

Chris is a licensed pipefitter and leads all of our lubrication systems equipment work.  Chris is almost always working in the overhead on a high-man.  Outside of work, Chris enjoys planning interesting family vacations.


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John DeCaro

Compressor Lead

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


 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


Featured Products

Vehicle Lifts

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Alingment and Wheels

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