Sarah brings 19 years of construction marketing and business development experience to Select Spray Systems. As Business Development Director, she wears many “hats” as she is responsible for the company’s overall marketing, website redevelopment, public relations, online branding, social media networking, in-house pre-qualification system, networking events, charitable portfolio and commitments, and client relations. She has a strong presence on a multitude of social media platforms, and she feels as though it is a successful and creative way to market a company. Sarah truly enjoys collaborating with her coworkers to position and grow the Select Group of Companies as leaders amongst specialty contractors in the New England construction industry. She has worked extensively with owners, environmental consulting firms, general contractors, construction managers, city and state agencies, utility firms, hospitals and educational institutions on numerous building and heavy-civil projects ranging in size from $10,000 - $50 million. She is currently a Manager on the Boston Muscle Team Charity Event in Boston. Sarah holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Syracuse University in Public Policy and Environmental Science.
Brendt Gonsalves brings over 36 years of industry experience to The Select Group of Companies. Brendt attended vocational school as a teen where he learned carpentry and the theoretical concepts associated with residential construction. He later moved to heavy bridge construction where he performed demolition, excavation and concrete form work while completing his degree in Civil Engineering at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. Brendt's hands-on skill and big picture understanding successfully guided him as Superintendent and later as a Senior Project Manager during his 22 years in the general contracting field. His work has been expansive, with an extensive focus on specialty labs (BSL 3 & 4 and Life Science), high rise construction, airport work, self-performed concrete and many other complex projects.
Brendt adeptly wears many hats as he oversees the six individual companies that make up The Select Group of Companies. His role includes handling daily operations oversight, facilitating executive and operations meetings, as well as long term business planning to align with company goals for each individual entity. Brendt is responsible for monthly requisition reviews and overview of monthly costs reports in conjunction with accounting. His work also includes interface with Human Resources, IT and insurance groups, as well as direct client service.
Chris oversees all corporate accounting operations and financial management functions for Select Spray Systems. He brings with him 20 years of experience in the accounting and finance fields. Chris provides overall direction and leadership with respect to all financial operations within the company including financial projections, banking, tax preparation and compliance, insurance, bonding, outside legal counsel and audit related areas. Chris is an integral component to the financial growth and management of Select Spray Systems. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business with a concentration in Accounting from Southern New Hampshire University.
Jenna brings over 20 years of experience in the construction industry to Select Spray Systems. At the age of 16, she started estimating for her uncle’s commercial paint company and has since continued her career in design and construction, including obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree in Architectural Engineering Technologies from Wentworth Institute of Technology. Jenna has worked with numerous reputable companies in the industry including: Shawmut Design and Construction, BR+A Consulting Engineers, RDK Engineers, General Woodworking and now with Select Spray Systems. She has operated in multiple capacities including: Designer, Estimator, Field Supervisor and Project Manager on prestigious commercial and residential projects across New England. Some of her more recognized projects/clients include: Gillette Stadium, Fenway Park, TD Garden, Harvard University, Children’s Hospital, and several public-school projects. As an experienced Project Executive with a demonstrated history of working in the construction industry, she currently oversees all of Select Spray’s projects from start to finish ensuring work is performed safely, on time and under budget. You can find more information about Jenna on her personal LinkedIn Profile.
Gregory has worked in the construction industry since 2001. Over the past few years, he has made the transition from being a Carpenter to an Estimator working for Select Spray Systems. As an Estimator, Gregory prepares estimates and competitive bids for spray fireproofing and spray acoustic projects. Gregory holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management from Wentworth Institute of Technology and is a Marine Corps veteran.
Sebastien Brooks – Director of Environmental Health & Safety
Sebastien brings 19 years of health and safety experience to Select Spray Systems. Sebastien has extensive experience working in and managing Health & Safety Departments, especially in the construction industry. At Select Spray, Sebastien manages a Safety Team of five Advisors, conducts project pre-planning, provides submittal items, performs weekly to full time safety monitoring and leads training for large crews of laborers and operators. Sebastien holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts from SUNY Albany.
Ryan brings 20 years of construction experience to Select Spray Systems. Ryan started his career working in the field, and he quickly worked his way up the ranks eventually advancing to become the President of Select Demo Services, LLC. As he grew Select Demo, he saw a need for specialty contracting firms in the fireproofing industry, so in 2017 he opened Select Spray Systems. He has been instrumental in the growth and development of the company as whole. Ryan prides himself on having a keen intuition on the needs and demands of his clients, understands hard work and strategy, has surrounded himself with the best team in the specialty contracting industry and most importantly, has not forgotten where he came from. He is currently a Manager on the Boston Muscle Team Charity Event in Boston.