Founded in Norfolk, VA, in 1993 by owner Jon Solomon, IFPC provides premier flooring, protective coatings, stone, and granite in many sectors. Diverse in skill, capability, and markets, IFPC takes great pride in delivering exceptional craftsmanship, quality, and service to its clients. Our divisions include: IFPC Marine Repair (to include all habitability as well as decking, containment and environmental services), IFPC Land, and IFPC Stone. The IFPC team of highly qualified professionals has a long and proud history of supporting federal, state, and local governments, including the Department of Defense, as well as other public and private industries.
Owner and President
With more than thirty years of experience as an independent consultant for interior/exterior decking on naval ships, general construction, and flooring of all types, Jon Solomon started IFPC in a small Norfolk warehouse in 1993. His technical expertise, vision, and leadership continue to drive IFPC's growth and reputation, serving both commercial and residential clients, as well as the U.S. government. Always open to new technologies and ideas, Jon encourages his team to strive to meet the changing needs of clients.
ANN MARIE MCGUNNIGLE
IFPC Landside Director & Marine Repair Estimator
Ann Marie has been part of the IFPC team since 1997, working with both the Landside and Marine Repair Divisions. Leading knowledgeable field crews, estimators and project managers, Ann Marie's expertise ensures that our clients experience superior service right from the beginning - the bidding of their project, award of a contract, through production and finally the close out of their project.. Our large portfolio of repeat clients is a sound testament to Ann Marie's technical knowledge, skill, dedication, and commitment.
Landside Estimating Manager
Steve Kuczma, our Landside Estimating Manager, has been with IFPC, Inc. since February 2016. His strengths include management, diversity awareness, sales, passion for excellence, advertising, and great customer service. Steve has a positive sales performance. He has also developed sales motivational pitches for staff use. He selects and controls purchases for inventory. Steve attended the State University of New York Alfred, New York with a major in Engineering for 2 years. Steve's interests include volunteering, singing, playing guitar, and visiting nursing/ assisted living homes (Pets on Wheels). He is an Honorary Lifetime Member of the Knights of Columbus and is an Ordained Deacon in The Catholic Church since 2001. At IFPC, Inc. Steve Kuczma completes bids for construction and renovation contracts. He has been a substantial addition to our team.
Dan Cozzi comes to IFPC after spending 20 years in New Orleans working as a commercial flooring estimator/project manager. His estimating knowledge and experience includes healthcare, retail, education and many types office buildouts. Dan enjoys working with numbers, so estimating comes naturally to him. Dan was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pa, before relocating to New Orleans. Dan and his spouse, Jeanmarie, have and continue to volunteer for the Louisiana Boxer Rescue. Relocating to the Hampton Roads area is especially enticing to them because of its proximity to Hatteras Island. They are enjoying a new chapter of their lives in Norfolk.
Steve Banks is a native of York County, Virginia where he currently resides. His large industrialized family has brought Steve into the Construction Industry, starting with his Grandfather, who started a business of raising & moving single family homes that were constantly flooded in low lying tidal communities on the Peninsula. Steve brings overs 25 years of professional service to the company in the areas of sales, customer service, management, technical & industrial expertise. His versatility & willingness to take on any task provides us with a team player who is always ready to serve. He prides himself in the raising of his two children and that they not only giving people, but also giving back to their community.
Teresa joined our team in 2006 and has more than 30 years of experience in construction accounting. She manages all functions of the accounting department including payables, receivables, and payroll. She and her professional team work to ensure accurate financial statements and job cost reporting. In addition to her accounting responsibilities, she also manages all in-house computer maintenance, keeping IFPC updated with the latest technology. With Teresa's management and leadership qualities, IFPC is always ready to tackle the next big project.
Human Resources Director / FSO
Leonard McCoy is a native of Chesapeake Virginia and resides with his family in the Chesapeake area. He has worked in the Human Resources Management field for over five years, with a few years as Facility Security Officer (FSO). Mr. McCoy has 13 years of professional experience within the banking financial services sector with several different industries. Mr. McCoy has worked in a support role with past and current employers for our fine Veteran service men and women. Mr. McCoy specializes in the areas of talent management, employee relations, payroll services, strategic partnerships with outside referral sources, employee benefits, HRIS systems development, and industrial security. Mr. McCoy is responsible for advisory with executive level management on compliance laws related to Department of Labor (Federal & State), EEOC, DoD, defense counterintelligence Agency (DCSA), and other regulatory agencies. Mr. McCoy is also responsible for the overall facilities security clearance for the facility of cleared/uncleared personnel. Mr. McCoy holds a Master in Business Administration (M.B.A.) from Strayer University, a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Accounting from Norfolk State University, a Certificate in Human Resources Management from Villanova University, and received clearance as Facility Security Officer (FSO) through National Industrial Security Program (NISP). Mr. McCoy believes in being a team player from his earlier years with organized sports through grade school and college, that everyone has their specific role to play on the team in order to execute excellence!
Dena has worked at IFPC since day one of operations in August of 1993. She joined the Stone division 8 years ago and provides exceptional customer service, assisting clients with their designs and selecting materials. Dena works with our distributors to provide competitive estimates for residential projects. She takes pride in helping each client create that amazing end product that is installed in a place our customers like to call home!
Customer Service – Stone Division
Jessica works with customers to help them with payments, questions, and kitchen design. Jessica meets with customers that know what colors they want and help them choose a stone best suited for the room they are putting it in. She also prepares residential and commercial bids, manages the job schedule, and IKEA accounts.
Marine Operations Manager
Oversee the daily operations of Marine Production of IFPC. Ensure the creation and implementation of a strategy designed to grow the business. Provides direct management to General Superintendents, Production Superintendents, Safety and QA Departments. Ensure the delivery and quality of IFPC’s products and services to its customers. Oversee recruiting, selecting, onboarding, training, coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees. Develops strategic planning by studying technological and financial opportunities; presenting recommended objectives.
R. SCOTT EISEL
Marine Repair Estimating & Project Management
Scott has more than 45 years of experience in marine preservation estimating & project management, including all types of coatings. He is also an instructor for Workforce Development at the Newport News Shipyard. Scott brings an entrepreneurial and enthusiastic spirit to IFPC and has been with our team since 2014.
E.H.S. Compliance Director
Jimmy Nicastro comes to IFPC from the ship repair industry where he spent the last thirteen years working in maritime safety. Jimmy has also spent over 20 years working in the chemical industry and performed hazard analysis required by CFR 29 1910.119 for highly hazardous covered processes. Jimmy has been married to his wife Kathy for 35 years and lives in Great Bridge. He has two great children and is still waiting for a grandchild. Family is one of the most important values in his life and he has been truly blessed. Jimmy is looking forward to new challenges and working with all his new team members in a safe and successful business with IFPC.
Stone Division Manager
Miguel joined IFPC in the fall of 2017. He brings more than 18 years of experience in custom stonework and manages our expert Granite fabrication and installation team. Miguel owned his own custom stonework company in Colorado for ten years before moving to Hampton Roads to be closer to his sister. He, his wife, Carla, and three children are enjoying the friendly Tidewater lifestyle. He welcomes the team atmosphere at IFPC and provides top-notch customer service to our clients—interior designers, architects, builders, and homeowners. His creations include kitchen counters, bathroom tile and counters, fireplace surrounds, bar and vanity tops, and custom hotel fixtures.
Assistant Stone Division Manager
Michael (Mike) has 8 years of management engineering experience and assists his brother, Miguel, with leading the IFPC Granite team. Having earned certification at a technical school in California, Mike has unsurpassed expertise programming Computer Numeric Control (CNC) tools and Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) technology. He sets up this equipment to enable the stone fabricators to make automated precise cuts to provide a wide variety of stone surfaces. Mike also manages the team’s scheduling for projects and programs. A recent arrival to IFPC and the Hampton Roads area, Mike is happy to be part of a dedicated team near his family.
Marcus Breeden joined the team in 2016 as General Superintendent with the goal of driving production. Marcus has primarily been involved with the Marine Division, specifically; erecting and maintaining environmentally controlled containments, utilizing ultra high pressure water jetting as a means for surface preparation, and all things involved with shipboard preservation. He continues to experiment and develop new ways of doing old work more efficiently and profitable, while focusing on developing the skill sets of employees to create the best workforce on the waterfront.
A 25-year veteran of the marine fabrication and repair trade, Christopher Buck currently manages the daily operations of the Habitability Sheet Metal Shop for International Flooring and Protective Coatings’ Marine Division. Chris began his career at Dreadnaught Marine where he learned the sheet metal trade; he later joined Earl Industries where earned several certifications and spent nine months in Mayport, FL working on the USS Kennedy aircraft carrier. Prior to joining IFPC, Chris spent nearly 20 years at Tecnico Corporation where he managed skilled tradesman to safely and accurately complete work compliant with standards set by the U.S. Department of the Navy. During his tenure at Tecnico, he also introduced water jet technology, started the mass fabrication shop that build GFM vent and furniture and started the paint assembly line and laser automation technology operation to mass produce parts. Chris is a proud father to three adult children and currently resides in Virginia Beach with his wife Sarah and toddler son Winston.
Eric started working for Jon in 1989 in the drywall division with Decking Design. When he decided to close that up he asked Eric and one other person to come onboard doing marine decking. He started out as a general laborer training under Mr. Mel Paris learning the decking trade then moved into management. He worked for them until April 1994 then Jon and his partner split and he started International Flooring. Eric was hired on April 4, 1994 and went right to Charleston Naval Shipyard and ran his first job for him on the USS Moosburger. He stayed a supervisor for International Flooring for several years and them was asked to to help further with management so then I assisted the General Superintendent for Marine Side of the house. He was asked to go to Ft. Lee and help with some waterproofing in some showers that were having problems leaking. He has been working on the Landside ever since.
Marine Repair Production Manager
Elliot White is our Marine Repair Production Manager, who has spent the last 30 years working in the Shipboard Habitability Industry. He has fabricated ventilation, bunks, lockers, bulkhead panels, curtain plate, and may other items required for shipboard installations. Ge's spent the last 22 years running deck plate operations as a Shop Foreman, Supt/Project Manager and from time to time a Mechanic on the deck plate when he was needed. Elliot comes to IFPC, Inc. with a wealth of knowledge and years of experience and we are excited to have him on the team.
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