A-1 announces appointment of Michael Fagan as director of marketing  


A-1 Industries of Florida, Inc. (“A-1”), a leading manufacturer of pre-engineered wood trusses,  announced that Michael Fagan has joined A-1 as its new director of marketing.  

Bringing an abundance of marketing experience to A-1, Michael has held various roles, including Corporate  Marketing Communications Manager, Marketing Coordinator, Events Manager, and Videographer, over his 25- year tenure at Alpine, an ITW Company. Jan S. Beck, A-1’s Executive Vice President and CFO, said, “We are very excited about Michael joining our team. His diverse experience in Marketing communications and strategies  will be an asset in expanding A-1’s position in the market.”  

John R. Herring, A-1’s President, and CEO, said, “I have known Michael since he joined Alpine 28 years ago. I  certainly know the value he brings to the A-1 Team. I am excited to continue to build our team and expand our  brand.”  

Mike Ruede, A-1’s Executive Vice President & COO, added, “Having Michael join our team is another testimony of how A-1 attracts top talent and is truly a career center for the ‘best of the best”.  

Michael received his associate's degree in Specialized Business, Major Computer Business Administration and  Management from Prospect Hall College. He and his family currently reside in Plantation, Florida.  


About A-1  

A-1 Industries of Florida, Inc., founded in 1977, is headquartered in Fort Pierce, Florida, with over 300 employees and is a leading manufacturer of pre-engineered wood trusses and EZWALL® wall panels. As a well-known innovator with progressive leadership in the industry, its services include design, manufacture, inventory management, and supply for the Construction industry in the Southeast United States and the Caribbean. A-1 continues to be on the forefront of an assortment of new and improved services for the construction industry. A-1 Industries of Georgia, LLC, a sister company, is located on 80 acres in Bainbridge, Georgia. This innovative new facility is involved in multiple manufacturing processes, using the latest cutting-edge computer technologies. It operates in a totally computerized manufacturing environment, utilizing CNC machines, real-time scheduling programs, and floor management systems,  creating efficiencies unmatched in the United States.  

A-1 has multiple employment opportunities in Florida and Georgia for candidates looking to be part of A-1’s continued growth and who share in A-1’s Core Values – Own it, Passionate, Honesty, and Respect. 


Treasure Coast Business is a news service and magazine published in print, via e-newsletter and online at tcbusiness.com by Indian River Media Group. For more information or to report news email [email protected]