Bob Sena has been employed in the contract office/facilities management industry since 1981. During this time, Bob was involved in managing various aspects of an $100+ million a year company. During that period, he established an asset management division that grew to well over 350,000 square feet of customer inventory, saving his clients well over a million dollars per year in unnecessary furniture purchases. Along with the asset management division, he established a union installation company and managed between $9 to 15 million worth of customers business over a period of 30 years.
Joe comes to Paramount with over fifteen years’ experience in the contract furniture business. In that time, he has successfully sold and managed projects big and small. Joe’s attention to detail and product knowledge guarantees a successful project from inception through design, installation and final punch list.
Paramount’s standard of being a “single source provider of services” has allowed William to provide his clients with many more options than the average moving company. In addition to relocating furniture and contents, he can now offer his clients new furniture options from dozens of dealers we have relationships with. Paramount can assist with liquidation of current furnishings, provide cleaning services for used furniture and provide used furniture that fits within limited budgets. Paramount’s asset management system can assist with storing and re-deploying furniture as needed to various locations. Paramount’s diversity allows William to offer his clients the piece of mind that all of their needs can be satisfied through 1 single source-Paramount Facility Management Solutions.
Donna manages oversight for all accounting and office management functions. She works directly with the management team to ensure all in house resources are available to assist our clients.
Chris joined the Paramount team in 2014. A Rutgers University graduate, Chris started as a field laborer and quickly transitioned into a role as an administrator and customer service representative. Most recently, Chris has turned his full attention towards a role as an account executive. Although well-versed in contract furniture sales, his expertise in the New Jersey state contract procurement process has enabled him to secure orders with a number of government entities.
Carl Lechliter comes to Paramount with over 20 years experience in the Facility Services market. His background includes commercial furniture, customized storage solutions, commercial move management, project management, and installation management. Carl’s experience makes him a valuable resource to his clients, both locally and around the United States.
Furniture Specifier and Customer Support Representative
Heather joined Paramount in November 2014 with a degree in Interior Design. She works with vendor representatives to ensure accuracy in our product lines as well as assisting sales in a variety of ways. Her attention to detail and aptitude in space planning serve as the perfect fit for aiding our sales representatives in projects, from the start of a proposal through to the final touches. Heather’s experience with AutoCAD and training in C.A.P. allows for projects to run smoothly.
Michael began his career in the office furniture business at a Steelcase dealer in 1998 as an account executive. While there, he had responsibility for major accounts including Aventis Pharmaceuticals (now Sanofi), Lucent Technologies, Reliant Pharmaceuticals, AT&T and UMDNJ (Now a part of Rutgers University). In 2004 Michael transitioned to the manufacturing side working for Allsteel, a part of HNI, the world’s second largest furniture manufacturing company. While at Allsteel he served as a market manager responsible for calling on Allsteel dealers and then was promoted to Business Development Manager where his responsibility was to assist Allsteel with new accounts and develop existing accounts. In 2008, Michael returned to the dealer side as a Senior Account Executive with one of the dealers he previously serviced at Allsteel. While there, Michael had primary responsibility servicing major accounts, including World Finer Foods, UMDNJ, Rutgers University, Montclair State University, Amarin Pharmaceuticals, and Wakefern Food Corp. With over 16 years in the business, Michael brings major project experience to the Paramount team.
Anthony is a graduate of Monmouth University, but has been working for Paramount for nearly 10 years. Since graduating, Anthony has quickly adjusted to his new role of Operations Manager. Anthony is responsible for the scheduling of all labor and deliveries, communicating with clients and taking care of various inter-office operations.
Regional Vice President (Flanders Location)
With over 30 years of experience Randy has sold over 25 million sq ft. of office moving and lab relocations. Working his way through the ranks in the industry from a driver/helper, supervisor, project manager, Commercial sales and to his current position as regional Vice President has allowed him to gain experience, knowledge and trust from his clients. Randy has handled accounts as small as 10 employees to thousands of employees for some of the largest fortune 500 companies such as Linde Gases, L’Oreal, Celgene Pharmaceutical, Mondelez, Kraft and many more.
Brittany joined Paramount as a member of the administrative support team in 2016. Brittany comes to us from the petroleum wholesale industry where she managed everything from international dispatching and licensing to collaborating with major fuel companies. Recently, Brittany has turned her full attention to a role in managing Paramount’s Marketing Department. Her main responsibilities include new business development, website upkeep/editing, and branding to help spread the word of Paramount’s capabilities to ensure steady company growth.
Executive Administrator (Flanders Location)
Shannon joined Paramount in 2015 and brings over 10 years of experience in the office relocation and move management industry. She began her career with residential moves and transitioned to the commercial side of the business within the last few years. Shannon serves the important role of supporting sales and operations as well as providing excellent customer service for all clients and vendors at our Paramount North location in Flanders.
Account Executive (Flanders Location)
Tom Palmer has been in the furniture and relocation industry since 1987. Before joining the Paramount team he was the owner and operator of the installation company FIS: Furniture Installation Services for 15 years and is well versed in move management, project management and product installation from an array of manufacturers. Tom brings with him a large knowledge base regarding the day to day challenges of the move management and installation side of the business with an emphasis on customer service.
Independent Business Consultant
Steve has served as an independent business consultant to Paramount FMS since 2014. Steve began his career in the office furnishings industry in 1983, when he joined Office Interiors in Somerville, NJ. In 1991, Steve founded Corporate Environments, Inc., a Herman Miller dealership located in Bethlehem, PA. In 2003, Steve founded Corporate Environments, LLC, a Herman Miller dealership in Basking Ridge, NJ. Steve sold both dealerships in 2010 and 2007, respectively. In his role as a consultant to Paramount, Steve has worked closely with owner Bob Sena, as well as the management team in all disciplines of the organization. Steve’s previous experience has been valuable in assisting Paramount successfully manage its rapid growth over the past three several years.
Operations Manager (Flanders Location)
For nearly 15 years Bo has been a project manager in the commercial furniture business. He worked for 13 years as a field manager for the loss prevention division of a major retailer and 9 years as a logistics coordinator for an expediting company. Bo is responsible for day to day logistics of delivery and install, communication with clients, allocation of labor resources as well as a variety of office operations.
Kristen joined the Paramount team in 2017. With a degree in Communications, she brings the skills to provide administrative support for the various functions of the office: communicating with vendors, placing orders, entering all sales information into the vast database, and organizing incoming and outgoing documentation. Kristen’s administrative experience allows for smooth production of day-to-day operations.