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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:
Maria Bacallao
305-299-8943
KAR & LARRABEE ANNOUNCES EXECUTIVE HIRES IN CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST FLORIDA

CHRIS PEACE  NAMED VICE PRESIDENT OF CENTRAL FLORIDA AND

CHRIS WILSON HAS BEEN NAMED VICE PRESIDENT OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA

              Miami, FL (April 7, 2022) – KAR & Larrabee announced today that Chris Peace has been named Vice President of Central Florida and Chris Wilson has been named Vice President of Southwest Florida. Mr. Peace and Mr. Wilson will be responsible for managing all business operations and strategic initiatives in these markets. 

 

“Both Mr. Peace and Mr. Wilson bring unparalleled vision and expertise to KAR & Larrabee, allowing the continued strategic growth and expansion of our Florida operations,” said Mr. Armando Cosio, President of KAR & Larrabee Mechanical Contractors.  “Their knowledge and experience will allow us to continue to build on our success as a trusted partner for our clients.”

Mr. Chris Peace will be responsible for managing markets from Tampa to Orlando and will work closely with company executives to grow KAR & Larrabee’s internal resources and strategic growth opportunities, as well as to continue to support complex projects in Healthcare and Higher Education.

“My vision for Central Florida is to take the reputation and expertise that KAR & Larrabee has developed in South Florida and continue to offer that same high level of service to our existing and new clients in the Central Florida markets,” said Mr. Peace. “We have a fiduciary responsibility to our clients to provide them with high quality, affordable mechanical solutions through innovation and teamwork. Our goal for every project is to be a partner to the owner, designers and contractors so that the vision for each individual project is achieved.”

Mr. Chris Wilson has been named Vice President of Southwest Florida and will be responsible for all aspects of business in the region, with a focus on developing strong relationships with all stakeholders, solidifying KAR & Larrabee’s position as the preferred business partner for current and prospective clients.

These relationships will be supported and upheld through a strong commitment to operational excellence and industry-leading project execution and delivery. 

“I will recruit, develop, and lead a team of highly skilled tradesmen and industry experts to deliver projects that stand out when compared to our competition.  All team members will be trained and supported to deliver a client experience that far exceeds the market norm,” said Mr. Wilson.  “Clients can not only count on us to support them, but they can also trust that we are operating as an extension of their team and that we are looking out for the success of all stakeholders.”

KAR & Larrabee Mechanical Contractors is a Florida-based commercial mechanical contractor with full service Engineering, Construction, Building Management Solutions and Service divisions.  Founded in 1967, KAR & Larrabee currently has offices in Miami, Tampa, Orlando and Ft. Myers. 

 

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Mr. Chris Peace
Vice President, Central Florida
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Mr. Chris Wilson
Vice President, Southwest Florida