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OUR TEAM

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Dana Arsenault, President

In 2018, Dana took the helm as Gleeson Powers’ President. Since joining GPI in 2000, Dana has been a driving force in growing Gleeson Powers’ presence in the specialty construction market – expanding service offerings into the areas of Air & Vapor Barrier, Waterproofing, Caulking and Spray Foam Insulation, and solidifying Gleeson Powers as the premier Single-Source Firestop Contractor in the Northeast. As Gleeson Powers’ President, Dana provides leadership and oversight for all aspects of GPI’s operations – including client relations, estimating, project management and in-field operations. Together with GPI’s EVP, he guides the strategic direction and vision of Gleeson Powers and is responsible for the overall health of the company.

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Aideen Doneski, Executive Vice President

As Gleeson Powers’ Executive Vice President, Aideen is responsible for the organizational development and administration of the company. Since joining in 2004, Aideen has focused on building Gleeson Powers’ infrastructure, combining data-driven decision making and long-term planning with daily business operations. She provides leadership and oversight in the areas of finance and administration as well as marketing and business development. Together with GPI’s President, she is responsible for the strategic direction, vision and health of the company. Aideen has a Bachelor’s degree from St. Anselm College and a Master’s degree from Boston College, both in Sociology. She also hold an Advanced Certificate in Leadership from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College.

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Aedan Gleeson, Founder

After forming Gleeson Powers in 1992, Aedan became a leader in the firestopping industry. As the Firestop Contractors International Association’s (FCIA) first President and Charter member, he was a Board member, served on the association’s Steering Committee & Advisory Board, as well as chairing various committees. For his unwavering support of the FCIA and his impact on the industry, Aedan was the recipient of the 2018 Outstanding Service Award, 2017 President Award, 2013 Advocate of the Year Award and the 2009 Award in Excellence.

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Eric Baillargeon, Superintendent

Eric has been a carpenter and installer with Gleeson Powers since 2000. During that time, he has helped manage GPI’s growth on-site, serving as a foreman for many years. In his current role as Superintendent, he oversees on-site project execution from planning to completion – supervising installation, quality control and safety and compliance on site.

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Matt Cole, Project Manager

As Project Manager for Gleeson Powers, Matt manages both healthcare and commercial construction projects in the New England area. He has over 10 years experience in managing projects from start to completion, including project planning and scheduling, cost control, documentation, change order management and customer relations. He is a Designated Responsible Individual (DRI) for the FM 4991 Approved Firestop Contractor Program. Matt joined Gleeson Powers as a Fire Barrier Surveyor in 2010. Before joining GPI, Matt studied at Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, MA where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management. Contact Matt

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Jeff Comeau, Lead Estimator

As GPI’s Chief Estimator, Jeff manages all take offs, bid estimates and project proposals for commercial and healthcare projects. He also oversees preconstruction and project hand-off. He has over 10 year experience in the specialty construction marketing, joining GPI in 2010. Jeff has obtained his Designated Responsible Individual (DRI) status for the FM 4991 Approved Firestop Contractor program. Prior to joining Gleeson Powers, Jeff studied at the University of Massachusetts Amherst where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. Contact Jeff

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Tom Curran, Superintendent Longwood Area

Tom Curran is GPI’s Superintendent in the Longwood Area. He works directly with many of our healthcare customers, managing the on-site execution of our Fire Barrier Management programs. Tom is a member of the New England Carpenter’s Union and has been a fire barrier management specialist since joining Gleeson Powers in 2006.

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Jay Mack, Area Vice President, Mid-Atlantic

As Area Vice President, Jay oversees GPI’s Mid-Atlantic region. Jay brings over 25 years experience in the firestop industry, having joined GPI in 2010 and being in the firestopping and mechanical insulation business for over 15 years prior. He is responsible for estimating, project management, and business development in the Mid-Atlantic region. Jay has obtained his Designated Responsible Individual (DRI) status for the FM 4991 Approval Firestop Contractor program. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science. His areas of expertise include both healthcare and commercial construction of new and existing projects. Contact Jay.

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Gus Mancini, Vice President of Healthcare

Gus is the Vice President of Healthcare & Project Executive for Gleeson Powers. He joined Gleeson Powers in September 2006 and since then has played an important role in developing Gleeson Powers’ healthcare offerings, including our fire barrier management program and our customized barrier management software, The Life Safety Tracker System®. Gus has become an expert in understanding the needs of healthcare facilities to remain compliant and meet the life safety requirements of the Joint Commission, CMS and other accrediting agencies. He has obtained his Designated Responsible Individual (DRI) status for both FM 4991 Approved and UL Qualified Firestop Contractor programs, is a Certified Fire & Egress Door Assembly Inspector (CFDAI), and a Certified Healthcare Constructor (CHC). Prior to joining GPI, Gus studied at Rochester Institute of Technology where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Manufacturing Engineering. Contact Gus.

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Renea Pisani, Director, Finance & Administration

As Gleeson Power’s Director of Finance & Administration, Renea manages all business operations including invoicing, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and project accounting. Other administrative areas include human resources, bonding, and office/field support. Renea has over 25 years of experience in construction accounting; she has been an integral part of the GPI team since 2007 and previously worked in administration at Badd Brothers, Inc. and Dean College. Renea has a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Stonehill College. Contact Renea.

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Mary Strachan, Surveyor/Inspector

Mary has been a Firestop Surveyor and Fire Door Inspector with Gleeson Powers since 2010. Mary is an expert at determining the visual compliance of firestop systems and smokeseal assemblies. As our primary Fire Door Inspector, she has completed the DAI600 Fire and Egress Door Assembly Inspection training. Mary also serves as our Engineering Judgment Coordinator as a liaison between our foremen, installers, project managers, customers, and manufacturers. Contact Mary.

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Frank Trojano, Assistant Project Manager

Frank Trojano joined Gleeson Powers as an Assistant Project Manager in August 2019. He is an Accredited LEED Green Associate and a graduate of Suffolk University & New England Institute of Technology with degrees in Construction Management & Business Administration. Prior to joining GPI, Frank worked in facilities at the Boston Red Sox and as a carpenter’s apprentice for Pariseault Builders. Contact Frank.

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David Zambelli, Superintendent

David has been a carpenter and installer with Gleeson Powers since 2005. David has helped manage GPI’s growth on-site and spent many years as a foreman. In his current role as Superintendent, David is responsible for on-site project execution, from planning to completion, overseeing installation, quality control, and safety and compliance on-site.

On-Site Team

We are proud to have a dedicated, highly trained and hard-working team of installers, many of whom have been part of the Gleeson Powers team for 5, 10, 15 years. From our onsite supervisors and foremen to our journeymen and apprentices, we work to ensure the highest standards of professionalism and quality are met on each project, and insist on attention to detail, both in the application of our work and in safety measures on site.