SEAA Board of Directors

Geoffrey Kress

Geoffrey Kress | Gardner-Watson Decking, Inc., Oldsmar, FL

Geoff Kress has been a member of SEAA since 2007 and he is currently serving as Treasurer of the SEAA. Mr. Kress and his company served as the 2010 Convention hosts in Tampa, Florida and he was honored with SEAA 2011 Person of the Year Award. He was also involved in the Canvass Committee that wrote the current 2011 SDI-QA/QC standard for installation of steel deck.

Mr. Kress is Vice President and a majority owner of Gardner-Watson Decking, Inc. which is a full service decking company that travels throughout the continental United States. The company was established in 2005 and Mr. Kress’ dedication to customer satisfaction has helped grow the decking company from one 4 man crew into 50 to 65 men working on 10 to 12 crews. He is also the President and majority owner in G & G Distributors, Inc., a construction fasteners and safety supply company located in Oldsmar, FL since 1997.

Mr. Kress is excited to be a board member, and looks forward to working with the association to constantly improve the steel industry. He spends most of his hours bidding, building relationships, scheduling, and thinking of safer ways to install decking. Geoff’s interests outside of the work place including boating, skiing, golfing, hockey, and coaching his daughter Jordan’s soccer team. He and his wife of 16 years Casey reside in Palm Harbor, FL with their 7 year old daughter Jordan.