Our Managers

Brian Brewer
Salisbury, NC Shop Manager
704-202-1870 - bbrewer@southeastfleetservices.com
220 W. Ritchie Rd.
Salisbury, NC 28147
Brian has more than 20 years in heavy duty truck repair and haz-mat tanker experience.  He was handed the keys to the shop as a manager in his mid twenties and never looked back!  He can take care of all your fleet needs including tractors, trailers, tankers, equipment installs, preventive maintenance and many other things.  

Bobby LaPorte
Richburg, SC Shop Manager
803-768-0152 -  blaporte@southeastfleetservices.com
3010 Lancaster Hwy.
Richburg, SC  29729
Bobby has been with us for seventeen years and working on heavy equipment for thirty.  Bobby started his maintenance career in 1991 while serving in the Army and continued that service in The Army Reserve until retiring in 2018.  He holds many certifications, including Haz-Mat inspections and repair services for all your tanker needs.  

Ken Brodess
Augusta, GA Shop Manager
706-533-1669 - kbrodess@southeastfleetservices.com
2421 Mike Padgett Hwy.
Augusta, GA 30906
Ken came to SFS from Ryder and has been with us for twenty-two years.  During Ken's career at SFS, he was also the manager of the largest railsite transload facility in Augusta, GA while attending to Shop Manager duties.  We've moved on from rail services and now Ken focuses on equipment maintenance and repairs.  Ken carries many certifications just like all our managers and can take care of all of your tractor, trailer and tanker needs.

Nick Coffin
Spartanburg / Duncan SC Mobile Maintenance Manager
5220 College Dr.
Spartanburg, SC 29301
Nick has been with us for thirteen years and prior to that, he was with a large bulk tank transport company in Texas.  He managed our facility in Wilmington for many years before relocating to the Duncan/Spartanburg, SC area.  Nick operates a mobile service truck and can handle most of your fleet needs!  He is a huge Cowboys and Astros fan! 

Joel Owens
Shop Support & Purchasing Manager
220 W. Ritchie Rd.
Salisbury, NC 28147
704-633-0311  ext 8264
Joel comes to us with an automotive background and has meshed well into the heavy duty repair industry.  He was an auto tech and moved into parts, warranty and customer service during the past years.  Joel works in Salisbury, but handles a lot of things across all our shops from inventory, parts and assisting with road call repairs.  

Chris Barnhardt
VP - Operations
220 W. Ritchie Rd.
Salisbury, NC 28147
704-633-0311 ext  2344
Chris has over thirty-five years in the industry and started as a teenager washing trucks after school.  He has held many positions in the company from washing, working in the shop, HR, accounting, other office duties and finally returning to operations in 2008.  Feel free to contact him about any of your fleet needs!