Employee of the Month

October 2018

Charles Hill

Charles Hill

Title: Lighting Technician
Location: Forestville, MD
Year Started with LMI: 2016

Charles Hill has a great attitude towards working at LMI. He does extra every day to keep the office
running. He unloads the stock off the trucks and keeps the shelves organized, he does the grass and puts
out the trash before or after doing his regular assigned duties. He wants to do what it takes to keep
thing running smooth. He has also taken on the Electrical Service contract work and is the OHL lead on
the LED project for PEPCO.

September 2018

Ronald Russell

Ronald Russell

Title: Web/IT Administrator
Location: Northern Virginia
Year Started with LMI: 2012

Ronnie Russell is the go to man for any and every task, as Mike Yoder said, “Ronnie is the man of many
hats”. Always goes out of his way to help out any way he can. IT one day to crew member on VDOT the
next, then back to billing and scheduling, and on and on!!  Ronnie’s job title should be called everything.
Ronnie is always goes out of his way to help any and every one. If he is unable to solve a problem, he will
find someone who can. Exemplary employee. HTTR. 🙂

August 2018

Aaron Greene

Aaron Greene

Title: Southern Virginia Operations Manager
Location: Richmond/Hampton
Year Started with LMI: 2017

Aaron Greene is easy to get along with, motivated, efficient, professional, and fair. Aaron does a great job connecting with clients, bidding and getting awarded work that helps keep us very busy and growing. Aaron is very proficient with keeping our jobs under budget and completed on time. He’s been with us for just over a year and in that short time has made a huge impact on our Virginia Operations.

July 2018

Dawn Acab

Dawn Acab

Title: Executive Assistant
Location: Linthicum
Year Started with LMI: 2014

Dawn is a team player and always jumps in to help, she is a contributor to practically every project in the Linthicum office. She has been a critical in keeping projects moving forward, some of her contributions include: ordering advertising and safety materials, handles our Verizon account with 160 mobile devices, fills out the extensive paperwork that accompany government bids, making sure we are on bidder lists, keeping our vendor status up to date, coordinating special events, making sure celebrations have a personal touch including at times sharing baked goods she made at home, the initial set up of Telogis, providing information for the SafetyPlus set up, and much much more.

June 2018

Steve Bailey

Steve Bailey

Title:  Master Electrician
Location: Hampton
Year Started with LMI: 2017

Steve Bailey is a very skilled Master Electrician his level of work is second to none. Dot Kilgore said “His paper work is near perfect every day” Since he has taken over service in Hampton Roads, sales, and profitability has increased substantially, this is because he is able to work independently and understands the different costs and expenses affecting our bottom line. Aaron Green said “He is a great partner of mine and one of the main reason I myself have been able to be successful. I have customers call me on a daily basis who personally request that Steve come out and handle whatever issue they may be having.”

On top of all of that, through his connections, Steve Bailey has gotten us in the door as a contractor for Hampton University. This is a HUGE service customer. We have completed a few service calls to this point, and have a few larger projects in the making. Also, John Windsor went to Hampton University, and met with Steve and his contacts to start the process of designing and rebuilding the football stadium lights and the Convocation Center (Basketball) arena lights.

May 2018

Dorothy Kilgore

Dorothy Kilgore

Title:  SOVA Office Manager
Location: Richmond
Year Started with LMI: 2016

Without Dot all of southern VA operations would not be possible. Over the past few months she has stepped up in every way, especially with billing and keeping everything organized. She went from being weeks behind to catching up and staying up to date on all of her work. Dot goes above and beyond daily, doesn’t have to be asked to do anything, she just knows what to do. She is definitely an invaluable asset who deserves recognition. Dot is a tremendous help to the AR department. She is one among several of the biggest advocates for billing and making sure we have everything to invoice quickly.

April 2018

John Windsor

John Windsor

Title:  Business Development – Sales
Location: Linthicum
Year Started with LMI: 2015

This summer, the construction department will begin several multi-million dollar projects pursued and won by John Windsor. There is a multi-million dollar highway sign project that we are on the short list. He has endless energy despite working (50) + hours per week not including the hours he works on weekends. Always has a positive attitude, always a team player and always about LMI.

John works diligently to make new contacts and customers, follows up with bids, pricing and contract negotiation, and is resourceful to make LMI as competitive as necessary to compete in the construction industry. John is also very attentive to the job progress and financial status in order to maintain a healthy profit margin for the company. He also has a very positive outlook and eagerness to make LMI as successful as possible which also provide a positive input for all personnel who are involved with John on a daily basis.

John has secured over $2 million in sales with 2 new contracts for construction in April alone. He is also a top contributor to LMI’s weekly update email providing project updates with photos and accolades to all involved.

March 2018

Phil Tonolli

Phil Tonolli

Title: Purchasing Manager
Location: Linthicum Office
Year Started with LMI: 2000

Phil has worn many hats over the years for LMI, he started and managed our first VDOT contract, back when we were trying to figure things out. As the VDOT NOVA got under control we bid and won other contracts in the NOVA area which he managed. After several years managing the NOVA office Phil wanted a change and became LMI’s purchasing manager. Phil has helped LMI buy at the right price and quantity in every category of purchases we make.

At the beginning of 2018 Phil announced his desire to retire and provided 2 months’ notice. Unfortunately, we did not have a replacement on board by March 1 st without being asked Phil volunteered to continue working until the position is filled. Instead of being retired Phil stayed on throughout all of March and what will amount to ½ of April. Phil’s last day with the company will be April 12th . LMI will miss Phil but wishes him many years of health and enjoyment in retirement.

February 2018

Rick Marnet

Rick Marnet

Title: NOVA VDOT Contract Manager
Location: NOVA Office
Year Started with LMI: 2000
Rick Marnet is taking charge of the VDOT contract. He has stepped up in his duties and not only leads VDOT crews effectively, but he also runs the MWAA Dulles Toll Rd crew effectively as well. Rick maintains a positive rapport with all VDOT inspectors, Martin Bauserman with MWAA, and Leslie Parnell. He gets along great with all employees and always holds a positive attitude. As a manager, Rick doesn’t hesitate to get down and dirty to get the job done, often you will find him working hand in hand with the roadway crews.

Safety is a top priority for Rick, as he demonstrates on a daily basis by insisting safety rules and procedures be followed. Rick’s leadership in the NOVA office and on the VDOT contracts is a key contributor to LMI’s success in the NOVA market.

January 2018

Michele Russell

Michele Russell

Title: Staff Accountant
Location: Linthicum Office
Year Started with LMI: 2016

Michele Russell has taking on the responsibility of Pepco billing. She has a good rapport with Pepco and was instrumental to keeping LMI in the forefront to finally get some payments from them. She has assisted Forestville with updating the paperwork for Pepco and Bowie to make it easier for her and the techs to get paperwork completed.