Vision and Performance: Leadership
Stellar’s leadership team provides the vision that has propelled us from a small construction company to a worldwide diversified leader in a remarkably short period of time.
Ronald H. Foster Jr.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Ron began his career at Stellar more than 25 years ago on a construction job site. Since 2002, he has served as chief executive officer and president, with the responsibility to position Stellar as a worldwide leader in delivering superior professional architecture, engineering and construction services to diverse industries. His commitment to clients, employees and community is built upon effective planning and communication. Ron earned a Bachelor of Building Construction degree at the University of Florida and an MBA from Jacksonville University.
Michael S. Santarone
President and Chief Operating Officer
With more than 30 years of construction management experience, Mike oversees the operations of all Stellar divisions. He ensures customer satisfaction by promoting a team atmosphere between Stellar’s clients and associates. Mike establishes goal planning for administration, financial security, insurance and training by integrating efficient technologies with the finest people, adhering to Stellar’s core values. Mike holds a Bachelor of Building Construction degree from the University of Florida and has an MBA from Jacksonville University.
Scott V. Witt
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Scott has been with Stellar since 1996, when he joined the company as an assistant controller. As chief financial officer, he oversees all activities regarding accounting, finance, payroll and information technologies. Scott plays a key role in setting corporate financial planning and coordinating strategic initiatives for banking, insurance and bonding, reporting, audit/tax, and legal issues. In addition to more than 20 years of finance and accounting experience, Scott is a CPA and holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree from Florida State University.
Brian E. Kappele
Executive Vice President, Food & Beverage Facility Services
Senior Vice President, Commercial Services
Jeff D. Williams
Senior Vice President, Refrigeration Services
Divisional Vice President, Shared Services
Michael D. Netting
Divisional Vice President, Distribution Facility Services
Divisional Vice President, Building Envelope/Thermal
Divisional Vice President, Operations, Food Group