Asad (Leo) Tabban
Co-Owner and Operations Manager
Leo manages RIG’s overall on-site operations. Leo has approximately 15 years of experience working in the temporary protection industry, representing multiple national firms before he became a key partner in RIG.
Based in RIG's main office in Northampton, PA, Leo oversees RIG's national field operations, including the Safety and Quality of all RIG projects. Moreover, Leo manages RIG's crew's assignments and schedules. He provides overall supervision, training and field coordination with RIG’s clients to meet project goals on time and within budget.
During the past 15 years, Leo has developed a solid reputation for his participation in an extensive number of successful high-profile projects nationwide. These projects include those for Fortune 500 companies spanning the food, beverage, and heavy manufacturing industries across various regions of the country. Walmart, Goodyear, Mobile, Pepsi and Whirlpool are among RIG’s recent clients.
Leo keeps up-to-date with current operational and OSHA standards. He has completed multiple operational and safety trainings, including the operation of various types of aerial scissor and boom lift operations.
Early in his career, Leo worked both domestically and internationally in the food distribution industry, carpentry and high-end architectural finishes which allowed him to be well-equipped with this industry's needs and requirements.
Richard Wiant (SMS, LLC)
National Sales and Marketing
RIG is excited about their new partnership with SMS, LLC, a national independent agency that began operations in 2008.
The principal owner and operator Richard Wiant, who has 30+ years of experience in the building trades and construction industry at several management levels, will bring an additional wealth of experience to the expanding interior containment industry.
As a recent excecutive manager for the main key players in the interior containment industry, along with his advanced knowledge of the green building sector, Rich offers growth opportunity for RIG's current services. At this time SMS, LLC will become an integral partner to RIG's sales and marketing division as well as maintain an everyday field presence.
Over the past 25 years, Rich’s vast leadership and corporate experience within the building trades, has created strategic partners throughout North America with roofers, consultants and manufacturers that will lead RIG in the development of innovative products and construction protective solutions.
Fadi Samaan, M.B.A., M.S.
Consultant and Risk Manager
Fadi has over 20 years of industry experience in business administration, engineering and construction management. His extensive local and international record of success in program and construction management, operations, design-build, engineering, interior design, marketing, and special event planning enables him to effectively oversee RIG policy and production, as well as staff management.
Throughout Fadi's career, he has worked for multiple Fortune 500 companies located in the NY-metropolitan area and has represented his firms to well-known city, state and federal clients. Included in Fadi's extensive construction management background, is his experience working with numerous leadership groups on FEMA recovery and security programs.
Fadi has numerous quality and safety certifications and is an active member in many associations and nonprofits including ASC, ACP, CMAA and AAAEA.
Alison has extensive experience in office management, procurement and sales. She is in charge of RIG's headquarter and satellite office operations, QC & QA, and development of an SOP.
Prior to joining RIG, Alison was a sales manager for major accounts at the national level within the interior containment industry. Her extensive experience in project planning and logistics makes her perfect to coordinate the overall success of RIG projects by ensuring each one finishes on time and within the budget.
Juliana joined RIG in early 2020. Juliana manages all daily office tasks, assists RIG management to oversee field operations and all related logistics, and assists clients as needed.
Prior to joining RIG, Juliana has previous customer service experiences. While she is working with RIG, Juliana is also working on her Business Management undergraduate program at Lehigh Carbon Community Collage.
Jen joined RIG in 2020. Jen is responsible for overseeing RIG's large-scale marketing campaigns and branding techniques. Jen is also responsible for analyzing industry trends and developing appropriate marketing strategies.
Jen has a marketing business B.S. degree and worked for many years in the marketing and advertising industries, including over ten years as a marketing manager at TOYS "R" US.
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