Our Procurement hospitality team brings together solid experience from careers in the hospitality, design and procurement industries with a zeal for the highest quality in all of our project deliverables.
Our passion and dedication is to our client and the success of our client’s project. We know we succeed only when you succeed. We approach all business transactions as an extension of your team.
Our team has worked on multiple brands and is well versed in applying the required standards for specific brands.
Founded in 2001 by Ted Carroll, The Carroll Adams Group is an innovative global supplier of FF&E and OS&E procurement services for world’s finest hotels and resorts.Our passion and dedication is to our client and the success of our client’s project. We know we succeed only when you succeed. We approach all business transactions as an extension of your team.
Ted Carroll is one of the founding partners and current President of The Carroll Adams Group and brings over 25 years of hospitality experience in the FF&E/OS&E procurement, operations, interior design, and development to the company. As the President, Ted provides principal level oversight of all projects.
Prior to joining The Carroll Adams Group in 2001, he worked with leaders in the hospitality industry such as Westin Hotels & Resorts, Marriott International, and The Ritz-Carlton Development Company where he managed the FF&E procurement hospitality team, assisted in the development of new brands, and the development of standards for both operations and design and construction.
Ted is a member of The American Society of Interior Designers, where he holds the designation, Allied Member, ASID. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree from Johnson & Wales University, in addition to Graduate Studies at Rollins College, Crummer School of Business.
Kary Maybury leads The Carroll Adams Group’s finance team, as well as assists with all of the company’s daily operations. She joined Carroll Adams in 2008 bringing a rich background in construction project management to the company.
Joanne Fahrforth has more than 35 years of hospitality experience working with hotels, casinos, restaurants, golf resorts, and spa/resorts domestically and abroad. As a member of the leadership team, she brings “outside of the box” thinking to all company projects.
Sharon Verbano leads the accounting department at The Carroll Adams Group where she overseas financial analysis and reporting, cash management, project costing and other financial services related to the company's operations. She brings more than 20 years of experience in a wide range of accounting roles with a well-respected CPA firm, corporate America and small business.
With over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry, both in design and sales, Christina brings a varied perspective to the CAG team. Her multi-faceted role requires managing the marketing and business strategy for Carroll Adams, as well as ensuring the team continues to meet and stay ahead of evolving client needs.
John Carroll, with more than 25 years of leadership experience with both Fortune 500 companies and entrepreneurial ventures, leads vendor relations for the Carroll Adams Group. He also manages key client relationships and assists in operations and other strategic initiatives.
Rick Trapane has over 35 years as a highly proficient Procurement and Project Management Executive with extensive experience in procurement, strategic planning, and project management for developers, owners, and operators. Driven to both succeed and contribute, able to work with diverse teams, while leading by example as an individual contributor. A team leader, mentor, and motivator thriving in environments requiring practical experience, high level strategy, and a big picture thinker. Detail oriented, able to prioritize and handle multiple tasks while effectively.
achieving organizational goals.
Sharron Koch has over 22 years of experience in interior purchasing, design and project management in the hospitality industry. Her specialties include interiors project purchasing, project management, negotiations, value engineering audits as well as FF&E Sourcing
At The Carroll Adams Group, Sharron is a Project Director and is involved in all project stages; including planning, scheduling, design development, specification, budgeting, and construction consulting. She specializes in material saving initiatives and product assessment for value and performance. She also studies and evaluates risks to the supply chain and works to minimize impact.
Sharron has a Masters in International Business and in 2016 completed a Doctorate in Procurement Ethics.
DJ leads the OS&E and Capex teams at The Carroll Adams Group. He has over 25 years of experience in purchasing and operations management in the hospitality industry. With his comprehensive industry knowledge and leadership skills, he has consistently excelled in driving results and fostering successful partnerships.
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