Meet The Gator Door East Team

Each of our team members are always there to answer questions and/or gather information for your specific project needs; doors, windows, staircases, hardware, millwork.

Tim Callum

Tim Callum
Co-Founder, Head of Operations

Gator Door East Vice-President and Co-Founder, Tim Callum, is a former chairman of the board of the Florida Building Material Association, the largest organization of its type in Florida. The FBMA allows construction companies in the state to remains one step ahead of the newest trends in technology in the field. Tim was also a member of the Florida Building Commission’s Product Approval Task Force. His efforts, along with the Commission’s other members, resulted in a clear and acceptable approach to the door industry’s quality and safety standards, which soon will be modeled throughout the country. On the local level, Gator Door East, Inc. has been a member of the St. Johns Builders council since 1991, and Tim has served as a board member multiple times. Tim is an alumnus of the University of Florida where he received his B.A. He has two children and enjoys outdoor activities.

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Ron Platts
Co-Founder, Head of Sales

Gator Door East President and Co-Founder, Ron Platts, has spent the entirety of his career in the pre-hung door and millwork industry. His many years of experience have helped shape the vision and goals of Gator Door East. While working with nationally renowned builders and developers such as Epoch Properties, Walker, Contravest, Wood Partners, and Winter Park Construction, Ron has helped to establish Gator Door East’s reputation for quality and service. Ron attended the University of Florida and is married with three sons.

Timmy Callum

Timmy Callum
V.P. Director of Operations

Timmy Callum graduated from the University of Florida in 2009 with a B. S. degree in Agribusiness. He joined the Gator Door East team in 2010. He is responsible for effectively managing personnel to process orders in a timely manner to meet customer’s needs. Timmy is married with two sons and enjoys hunting and fishing in his spare time.

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Sterling Platts
V.P. Director of Sales

Sterling Platts graduated from the University of Central Florida with a B. A. degree in Business Management in 2007 and promptly joined Gator Door East. He is a project manager for multifamily projects throughout the state of Florida. He coordinates between the contractor and our warehouse to make sure material is delivered on schedule. He is married, has two girls and enjoys spending time fishing.

Chris Dupont

Chris Dupont
Single-Family Sales   

Chris Dupont joined Gator Door East in 1983. He handles single family sales, working with local contractors as well as individual homeowners. With over 30 years in the pre-hung door and millwork industry Chris has a vast product knowledge and experience to help contractors and homeowner alike; complete any project. In his spare time Chris enjoys spending time on his boat and Nascar.

Nancy Graddy

Nancy Graddy
Accounting

Nancy Graddy joined Gator Door East in 1998. She is responsible for all aspects of accounting within the company.

Paul Strenger

Paul Strenger
Inside Sales

Paul Strenger served in the United States Navy and is a Vietnam Veteran.  He joined the Gator Door East team in 2013. Paul assists walk-in customers  as well as contractors with product selection and coordinates with the  warehouse to effectively process orders.

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Mike Ausili
Inside Sales

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Nick Augello
Estimator

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Josh Good
Warehouse Supervisor