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Kristin Slyker CEO

Kristin Slyker

Chief Executive Officer

Kristin Slyker is Chief Executive Officer of Vortex, where she’s focused on business strategy development, delivering financial results, optimizing operations and organization design, and developing a world-class team to ensure Vortex delights customers.

Prior to joining Vortex, Mrs. Slyker spent over 25 years working across industries such as Aerospace, Oil Refining & Marketing, and Commercial Products.

Most recently, Mrs. Slyker spent 20 years at Honeywell Aerospace, a Fortune 100 multi-industrial, where she held a variety of business leadership roles including Vice President, Business Aviation Customers and Vice President, Connected Aircraft. She also held Vice President roles in Demand Management, Aviation Aftermarket Service & Repair, Supply Chain, and Program Management.

Before joining Honeywell, Mrs. Slyker spent 6 years with Accenture where she was a Client Engagement leader on large scale Business Intelligence and Enterprise Resource Planning system implementations for energy, natural resource, and retail clients – a role in which she learned first-hand the value of technology for enabling business processes and results.

Mrs. Slyker earned a B.A. degree in Computer Information Systems from the Barret Honors College at Arizona State University’s WP Carey College of Business. She also serves as a Board Member for the Arizona Humane Society, is an avid tennis player, and enjoys spending time in the outdoors of Northern AZ.

Michael Lin

Chief Financial Officer

Michael Lin oversees the Accounting and Finance functions at Vortex. His career path includes CFO roles within various industries, contributing to the success of companies like Nogin, CAKE, Gehry Technologies and Microsoft. Mr. Lin earned a MBA from Babson College and a BBA in Finance from Hofstra University. In his free time he enjoys rooting for the New York Yankees and spending time with his wife and their 3 teenagers, Sophia, Andrew and Evan.

Rose Rogers CHRO

Rose Rogers

Chief Human Resources Officer

Rose Rogers is responsible for all aspects of our human resources strategy, including talent management, leadership development, compensation, and benefits, as well as overseeing safety. She joins us from Romeo Power, where she was the Chief People Officer and prior to Romeo, she was the Chief Human Resources Officer at Ducommun Incorporated for 16 years, she developed and lead comprehensive innovative human resources strategies and programs. Mrs. Rogers earned a B.A. in Business at California State University, Long Beach.

Rose also serves as a Board Member for Prosper Bridge, a public benefit company. She coaches a non-profit girls fastpitch college recruiting softball team supporting high school athletes in earning collegiate athletic scholarships.

Randy Brown CCO

Randy Brown

Chief Commercial Officer

Randy Brown is responsible for all commercial activities, including growth strategy, sales and marketing program development, strategic pricing and mergers & acquisitions. He is a senior-level commercial executive with thirty plus years of experience in domestic and international B2B industrials and has held executive roles in family-owned, family-office, private equity owned and publicly traded firms. Mr. Brown earned a B.S in Industrial Technology at Illinois State University, is an avid musician and loves to putt around on his Harley in his free time. He and his wife live in Newport Beach, CA and have three adult children, Alexandra, Michael and Marc.

Rob Knapp COO

Rob Knapp

Chief Operations Officer

Rob Knapp is responsible for operations across our national network of Vortex locations. He has over 27 years of experience in the Commercial Door, Dock and Glass Industry. He has experience with repairs, services, business development, sales, and project management on all levels including retail customers to large warehouse facilities.

Sean Spindler Chief Experience Officer

Sean Spindler

Chief Experience Officer

Sean Spindler is responsible for ensuring that our standard processes and employee training enable us to provide customers with a consistent and amazing experience with Vortex and leads Vortex’s training program & training center, new service center integration & start-up, and procurement/vendor management. Mr. Spindler earned a B.A. at California State University, Northridge and has 30 years’ experience in the Commercial Door Industry. Mr. Spindler enjoys traveling and spending time with his family.

Samantha Riggan Executive Admin

Samantha Riggan

Executive Admin

Samantha Riggan is the Executive Admin and Events and Office Logistics Manager. She works closely with the Executive Team and assists in all company events and office logistics. Mrs. Riggan earned a B.A. degree in Communications and Public Relations from the University of Utah. She has been with Vortex for over 18 years and has over 25 years in Executive Administration experience. Mrs. Riggan enjoys hiking, reading and spending as much time as possible with her family.

Randy Moore Sr. Director IT

Randy Moore

Vice President IT
Stacey Muto Sr. Director Marketing

Stacey Muto

Sr. Director Marketing
Gary Inglis Regional Coach Southwest

Gary Inglis

Regional Coach Southwest
Michael Collie Regional Coach Pac A

Michael Collie

Regional Coach Pac A
Donnie Prewitt Regional Coach Central

Donnie Prewitt

Regional Coach Central
Chason Shaw Regional Coach Northwest

Chason Shaw

Regional Coach Northwest
Gus Guerrero Regional Coach Pac C

Gus Guerrero

Regional Coach Pac C
Art Vold Regional Coach Pac B

Art Vold

Regional Coach Pac B
Lisa Vargas Program Management

Lisa Vargas

Program Management

Kym Schifano

Safety Manager

Kym Schifano is responsible for managing all aspects of our safety and fleet programs. Her focus includes implementing Vortex’s robust safety program and ensuring top industry safety standards across all service centers at the company. Kym has been with Vortex for 15 years, starting her career in a local service center, immediately following earning her B.A. in Marketing from California State University Fullerton. She joined our Home Office team in 2022.

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What Our Customers Are Saying

Excellent
5.0
Angel C.
Miguel, Dustin and Jason were all really professionals , did a great job installing all four rollup doors.
Isabella W.
Brett S. helped our main entry doors for our facility. Brett S. was super polite, well spoken, and professional. Definitely recommend.
asapjade
Jose is awesome and a fast worker!!
Fernando A.
Brett S helped out a bunch! Awesome dude. Great company.
Tui T.
Jacinto and Reyes did a quick and efficient job! Thank you very much for your hard work and dedication to your craft !!!
roxana C.
Bryan
Juan Carlos R.
On time, took care of us same day. Keeping things moving. Def. Recommend!
Mr A
First time i tried them have a problem with our magnetic door locks David Vargas the service tech was very professional very easy going and really good at what he does ..what else can you ask for, definitely recommended
Jimmy D.
Professional and polite technicians. Great work!
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