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Our Team

 
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Albert Sarabasa Jr.

President & CEO

Mr. Sarabasa is the founder of D&A and serves as President and CEO. He maintains an active, hands-on role in operations, business development, and strategic planning. Mr. Sarabasa is responsible for the company’s growth into one of the most leading organizations within the facility maintenance industry. He is active in BOMA and has served on the organization’s Board of Directors. He holds a Bachelors of Arts in Business Administration from the University of Central Florida.

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Kathy Sarabasa

Executive Vice President

Ms. Sarabasa serves as Executive Vice President and is responsible for overseeing the company’s financial and accounting functions. She manages cost control programs, creates and implements policies and procedures and develops fiscal reports and budgets. She is a co-owner and joined D & A after a successful career as a stockbroker. She is active in BOMA and takes a leadership role in building long-term client relationships for the company. She remains a leader within the facility maintenance industry and her community.

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Rudy Perez

Director of Business Development and Marketing

Mr. Perez oversees the Business Development and Marketing areas and is responsible for the preparation, technical writing and editorial review of proposals for the company’s multiple divisions. He is involved in fomenting working partnerships with outside organizations, promoting innovation, and in establishing the strategic direction of the company. He possesses over 30 years of business expertise and serves as the company’s government liaison supporting existing relationships and uncovering new business opportunities. Mr. Perez holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management and Marketing and an MBA from St. Leo University.


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Jen DeOrio

Senior Executive Assistant

Ms. DeOrio coordinates activities and administrative functions for the management staff. She provides support for the sales team in the preparation of bids and assists the executive staff with financial procedures. She oversees all technology related issues for the company and assists in employee training. She joined D & A in 1999 after working as an educator and holds a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from the University of Central Florida.

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Antonio Espinel

Branch Manger

Mr. Espinel is the Branch Manager of the Dallas, Texas office where he is responsible for operations, business development and customer satisfaction. He joined D & A in 1994 after nearly seven years of commercial facility maintenance experience in his native country, Peru. Mr. Espinel was promoted to Dallas Branch Manager in 2008 and has been honored by his colleagues being named D & A Employee of the Year. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management from UNT in Peru.

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Robert Newton

Operations Manager Janitorial Divison

Mr. Newton has nearly two decades of management experience in the facility maintenance industry. His areas of expertise include quality control management, safety and compliance management, project planning, scheduling and training. He is responsible for overseeing the management of customer accounts as well as staffing, scheduling and quality control. He is a registered Building Service Manager from the Building Service Contractors Association International.


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Steven Kennedy

Operations Manager

Mr. Kennedy in the Operations Manager of our Landscape Department. He is responsible for generating and managing contracts for landscape maintenance, new installations, irrigation, and lawn and ornamental pest control for D&A’s commercial properties. He has a strong commitment to maintaining quality standards which ensures client satisfaction. To guarantee that of all the contracts under his administration are profitable and well managed, he reviews and analyzes his accounts frequently. Mr. Kennedy brings more than one decade of experience in the landscape industry to his duties. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management from the University of Florida International University.

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AJ Sarabasa

Account Manager

Mr. Sarabasa is an Account Manager who has worn many different hats for over a decade. His role at D&A includes business development, maintaining effective communications with clients, and assisting in the field with our Operations Department. With his strong interpersonal skills, he serves as a positive role model supporting D&A’s corporate goals and objectives. Armed with an Associate of Arts, he will be graduating from the University of Central Florida in the summer of 2020 with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, with a minor in Marketing.

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Luis Morales

Controller

Mr. Morales has over 34 years of accounting and finance experience and serves as D&A’s Controller. He oversees all of the Company’s finance and accounting functions including controllership, treasury, contract compliance and payroll. He also guides financial decisions by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing policies and procedures. As a result, the company’s assets are protected by him establishing, monitoring, and enforcing internal controls which are designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company’s reported financial results and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles. Mr. Morales holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with a minor in Accounting, from the University of Puerto Rico.


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Rachael Sarabasa

Staff Accountant

Ms. Sarabasa manages the accounts receivables department. She oversees the accuracy and productivity of day-to-day activities of cash disbursements, invoicing/billing, customer credits and collections and general accounting. She safeguards the company’s assets and assures accurate and timely recording of all transactions. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Central Florida.

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Stephany Simmonds

Executive Assistant

Ms. Simmonds coordinates jobs with our employees to ensure customer satisfaction. She performs critical functions within our human resources department. She is a strong team player who supports the management staff with their needs. Equipped with an Associate of Arts degree from Valencia Community College, she has served a critical role at D&A since 2006.