John Glaze, Fast Track Specialties Team

John Glaze , Founder & President

John brings more than 25 years of experience in construction building specialties. He is a results-oriented, hands-on professional specializing in architectural building products for commercial interiors, healthcare, educational, and hospitality construction. John is well versed in contract negotiations, project estimating, job scheduling, purchasing, safety and quality control. It is because of his vast experience and knowledge that he is known industry-wide for his proven ability to perform and, in doing so, has developed and maintained a positive rapport with a wide variety of contractors, architects, owners and suppliers.

John earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Stephen F. Austin State University. He obtained an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 30 certification as part of his personal and professional commitment to safety and to further incorporate safety into the culture of Fast Track Specialties. As native Texan, raised in the Houston area, John is committed to giving back to the community and industry. He serves on the board of directors for Building New Foundations and is focused on the positive transformation in the lives of disadvantaged youth in the greater Houston area. He is also on the boards of the American Subcontractor Association (ASA) Houston Chapter, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Houston Chapter, and University of Houston Construction Management Industry Advisory Board.

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Jennifer Whiting, Vice President

Jennifer was appointed vice president in 2006 and is also a member of the board of directors. Prior to this appointment, she was the corporate controller for four years. She is currently responsible for developing the companies operating profit, cash flow, and capital spending plans as well as the external and internal financial reporting. She also oversees and coordinates high profile projects, specializing in complex architectural building specialties.

Prior to joining Fast Track Specialties, Jennifer spent several years with a General Contractor specializing in commercial interiors, where she obtained a vast knowledge of construction industry experience including estimating, project management, AIA documentation, EEOC compliance, JOC records, and HUB subcontracting plans.

Jennifer earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Houston C.T. Bauer College of Business with a specialization in Accounting. She holds the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Interior Design + Construction (LEED AP ID+C) accreditation, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 30 and First Aid and CPR certifications. She also serves the community as a board member for two charitable organizations.

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Clinton Forsyth, Field Operations Manager

Clinton oversees the daily operations of the field teams, manages quality control, and supervises our safety strategies. Clinton joined the Fast Track Specialties team in 2011. Prior to joining the team, Clinton had thirty-four years of experience in commercial construction with various Commercial General Contractors. Clinton currently holds a Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 500, OSHA 510 and is a certified as a OSHA Outreach Trainer, First AID and CPR “train-the-trainer” and TAS certified ADA Specialist.

Clinton is very active with various industry associations. He is a safety committee chairman of American Subcontractors Association (ASA) and Construction Safety Network and works with the Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc. (ABC) and Construction Career Collaborative (C3) safety committees. He also serves on the advisory board for OSHA Fall Prevention Houston Chapter.

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Brian Warren, Materials Management Manager

Brian supervises the material supply chain division. He implements the strategic direction and organizes the execution of distribution. Brian joined Fast Track Specialties in 2011. Prior to his joining our team, he spent 20 years with a Fortune 500 Company at which time he moved from Memphis, TN to Houston, TX.

Brian graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from University of Memphis. He currently holds the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 30 and First Aid and CPR certifications.

Julie Ruby, Fast Track Specialties, LP Team

Julie Ruby, Sales Manager

Julie's responsibilities include managing and training the project management team, coordination of the estimating staff, and assisting with comprehensive marketing strategies. Prior to this position, Julie assisted with field operations scheduling, project coordination and project management.

Before joining Fast Track Specialties in May of 2004, Julie worked for a property management firm for 11 years and gained experience and proficiency in customer relations and management.

Julie holds a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Interior Design + Construction (LEED AP ID+C) accreditation, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 30, and First Aid and CPR certifications. She also completed the “Project Management in Construction Industry” training and the “Leadership Course” through the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), along with various manufacturer training classes. Julie currently serves alongside a collective and eager charitable organization that seeks to find a cure for cancer and assist with patient needs.

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September Pinon-Teria, Senior Project Manager

September is responsible for the development of various projects, managing from estimating to completion. She manages the procurement, scheduling and profit and loss analysis of her projects. She is also responsible for her project team through training by identifying means to better improve their skills, organization, and overall project completion. September first joined the team in 2009 as a project assistant, working her way up to project coordinator then manager.

Before joining Fast Track Specialties, September work in the hospitality industry where her skills of customer service and leadership would take her from Guam and eventually living in Houston, TX. She has 15 years of experience in the customer service industry. September currently holds a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Interior Design + Construction (LEED AP ID+C) accreditation, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 30, and has gained skills and knowledge through training opportunities of various vendor suppliers including Mechoshade, Panelfold, and Raynor Doors.

Justin Rodriguez, Fast Track Specialties Team Member

Justin Rodriguez, Project Engineer

Justin is new to this position but has been part of the Fast Track Specialties team for seven years where he was a field foreman and gained experience in field installations. During that time, Justin attended several training classes and earned certifications for TWIC Card, ISTC/HSC, First Aid and CPR, and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 30.

His vast experience in the functions of product installation will be an asset to his new position. Prior to Fast Track Specialties, Justin was a Field Manager for a custom pool builder. His responsibilities were bidding, selling, ordering materials, scheduling different trades, overseeing the build from start to finish, and at the completion of job, keeping in contact with the customer to ensure everything was still in good order.

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Alfonso Ulloa, Project Engineer

Alfonso joined the Fast Track Specialties team in May of 2018, just before we moved to our brand-new building. Alfonso’s responsibilities include estimating, project management, procurement, coordination and execution of construction projects.

Before joining Fast Track Specialties, Alfonso spent several years in the residential construction business, environmental engineering projects and was a business owner in the Houston Area, developing great customer service skills.

Alfonso graduated with a bachelor’s Degree in civil engineering from UNAM, Mexico City, where he gained years of experience in residential and commercial construction. Fluent in English and Spanish, he is an active member of his Church, involved in several community services.

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Annie Pham, Project Engineer

Annie’s responsibilities consist of project management, estimating, procurement, proactively identifying and resolving issues that may arise during installation, advising/coordinating with field operations to complete installations, and cultivating relationships with our customers.

Prior to joining Fast Track Specialties, Annie worked with Willdan Energy Solutions. She managed energy efficiency projects and provided turn-key solutions, including lighting, HVAC, and other energy efficiency technologies for the lodging and healthcare industry, small businesses, schools, the US National Guard, and 28 Wells Fargo locations throughout California.

Annie attended Texas A&M University, graduating with a Master of Science and two Bachelor of Science degrees. She is currently First Aid, CPR, AED, and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 10 certified.

David Smith, Fast Track Specialties, LP Team

David Smith, Project Manager

David is responsible for the project success and focuses on planning, scheduling and the oversight of various projects. David works closely with our partners to help assess problems and resolve issues in order to complete a project on time and successfully.

Before joining Fast Track Specialties in 2015, David worked with D.E. Harvey Builders as an assistant project manager and StructureTone Southwest as a project engineer. David graduated from Texas A&M University and studied architecture abroad in Spain. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Construction Science. David has a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Interior Design + Construction (LEED AP BD+C) accreditation, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 30, First Aid and CPR training, and recently completed an Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) Project Manager Development Program. He is also very active in many associations included the Rice Design Alliance, and the Houston chapters of the American Subcontractors Association (ASA), Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) and AGC.

Audree Garcia Fast Track Specialties Team

Audree Garcia, Assistant Project Manager

Audree is responsible for the planning, procurement, and execution of construction projects. Audree also contributes to the sales team as an estimator and marketing team member.

Before joining Fast Track Specialties in 2014, Audree owned and operated a photography business and was the marketing coordinator at Flintlock/Faroy & Espirit. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Baylor University. Audree will complete the “Leadership Forum” class taught by Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc. (ABC), Inc. this year. She is learning the tools necessary to succeed as a leader in our industry. Audree completed her First Aid and CPR training and is currently pursuing an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 30 certification.

Roman Compean, Fast Track Specialties, LP Team Member

Roman Compean, Estimating Assistant

Roman responsibilities include assisting the estimating team by evaluating construction documents, obtaining materials costs analysis, and organizing labor and material costs to prepare bid proposal packages.

Roman joined Fast Track Specialties in 2015 as an intern from the University of Houston, Construction Management Program. During his time at University of Houston, he aided as an Auto Cad Designer for the university campus map design. Upon his graduation in May 2016, Roman joined Fast Track Specialties full time. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management. Roman has also obtained his Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 30 certification.

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