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Chris Giordano

Chief Executive Officer

Chris is responsible for the strategic, financial and operational success of SAFEbuilt, ensuring the organization upholds its commitment to excellence while delivering the best service in the industry. He grew up in the business and is experienced in both building department services and professional services. Prior to being named CEO, Chris played an integral role as SAFEbuilt’s Vice President of Operations for Professional Services and President of Calvin Giordano & Associates, which SAFEbuilt acquired in 2018. He is a licensed Marine Specialty Contractor (MSC) and a Certified Construction Manager (CCM), and holds a degree in Electrical Engineering Technology from the University of Central Florida.


Avner Alkhas

Chief Financial Officer

Avner and his team oversee the merger & acquisition, finance, accounting, fleet and return on investment aspects of SAFEbuilt’s business. He believes in our core values of integrity, improvement, service, teamwork, and respect, and their positive impact on the communities we serve.

Joe DeRosa

Chief Revenue Officer

Joe and his team are responsible for all aspects of revenue growth for SAFEbuilt. Joe is a global sales and marketing executive with experience in industries including SaaS, FinTech, FinServ, Insurance, Telecom, Manufacturing, and Industrial.  Most recently he has served as a management consultant with an expertise in creating go-to-market strategies that help accelerate growth.  Joe is the author of The Customer Mindset: Thinking Like Your Customers to Create Remarkable Results.


Gary Amato

Chief Administrative Officer

Gary is responsible for our people, our compliance and our legal matters.  He focuses on making sure we have a world-class workforce and that we are there to support our clients’ compliance and legal needs.

Rich Cherry

Chief Information Officer

Rich and his team are responsible for providing technology solutions that empower our employees in the field and bring insight into the community development process.  Rich believes in the potential for technology to positively impact how we can engage with our communities and each other.


Tepi Hanson

Chief Human Resources Officer

Tepi and her team are true advocates for our employees, their families, and the communities in which they reside. She has been a part of the SAFEbuilt family since November of 2019 and has more than 20 years of experience in Human Resources leading national and global HR organizations. Tepi is passionate about elevating the relationship between HR and other operational departments to collaboratively impact employee engagement.

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