Joe joined Charles Gilfillan Inc. in 1981 as a graduate of the US Merchant Marine Academy to pursue sales in the US shipbuilding industry which unfortunately died and went overseas.

Access Floor being a growing toddler, ARI hired this sharp minded young engineer to estimate and run projects for a growing list of customers including Merrill Lynch, Dow Jones, and BASF.

Desert Storm hit and LT Joe Carroll, US Naval Reserve was quickly deployed. ARI filled his shoes on the job and wife Suzanne held down the home front. Joe returned as Lieutenant Commander and is now retired from the Reserve.

Today Joe is ARI’s Vice President, North Jersey focusing on estimating, bids, and customer service with an incredible knowledge of product and application to serve our clients.