The Gibraltar Team
Gibraltar’s management team has extensive experience in the construction, governmental services, and professional sales and service industries. Our management team ensures that our clients receive excellent quality products, that are competitively priced, along with outstanding customer service. We work as a team to obtain the best results for our clients understanding that time is money and waiting on material costs both.
Using the specialized skills, knowledge, and experience of each of our management team members and support personnel, supplemented by the latest technology, we serve our clients both effectively and economically. Our first and foremost concern is to always represent our client’s best interests. We work to understand our client’s needs and objectives, and adapt to meet those objectives. We encourage communication and support among all members of the Gibraltar team to provide our clients with the expertise and experience necessary to produce economical, beneficial, and excellent quality results in a timely manner. These fundamental principles, practiced with integrity, are brought to each task by all members of the Gibraltar team. We invite you to get to know the Gibraltar team and capture the quality of our people and their experience, which are our most important assets and sets Gibraltar apart from everyone else.
Chief Executive Officer - Owner
Bill designed and developed the Gibraltar Cable Barrier Systems by utilizing his more than 35 years of commercial fence and guardrail experience. At one time, he was the largest guardrail installer in the State of Texas, and has constructed State and Federal fence projects in all 48 contiguous states in the United States. In 2005, Bill developed the Gibraltar TL-3 cable barrier system from NCHRP 350 testing to FHWA acceptance in 6 weeks. This is the fastest acceptance of any highway safety product in the history of the FHWA. Only six (6) weeks later, the Gibraltar TL-4 cable barrier system was also approved. Since first accepted, Gibraltar has successfully tested their system 25 times and has provided approximately 17,000,000 LF of cable barrier in the U.S. and Internationally. Bill has also developed Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection barrier products that are approved by the Department of Defense (DOD) and the Department of State (DOS). He has developed and installed vehicle and pedestrian barrier fence along the U.S./Mexico border, at over 20 different sites totaling approximately 70 miles.
Chief Financial Officer / Legal Counsel
Jim received his undergraduate degree in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin in 1988. In 1992, he graduated from U.T. Austin with both an MBA from the School of Business and a JD from the Law School. He is a licensed Texas Attorney and a licensed CPA and has over 20 years of senior financial management experience with rapid growth companies of all sizes. He joined Gibraltar in October 2009.
President - Gibraltar Material Distribution
Joseph joined Gibraltar in January 2015 as the Business Development Manager for Gibraltar’s Anti-Vehicle Barrier (AVB) Division. Joseph attended Texas A&M University in College Station, TX, graduating in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Wildlife Biology. Joseph works to find new niches, markets and clients for AVB use and AVB sales. He also provides educational product training for Gibraltar’s AVB product line to contractors and end users.
Vice President - Gibraltar US
Jim joined Gibraltar in 2013 as the International Sales Manager. Jim graduated from the University of Texas in 1980 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering Management and he is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) who brings with him over 35 years of management and engineering experience. Prior to joining Gibraltar, Jim had over 30 years working for URS and BAE Systems supporting programs for the Department of Defense (DoD) both domestically and internationally in which he gained extensive background in strategic planning and capture of major domestic and international programs.
Peter D. Lewellen
V.P. of Products / Business Development
Peter joined Gibraltar in September 2015. He graduated Penn Technical Institute in 1981 with an Associate degree in electronic engineering. Peter worked for the US Department of State diplomatic security for 12 years. He traveled to over 130 countries where he provided technical security services to include force entry, intrusion detection, CCTV and counter measures. In 1998 he was assigned to the US Capitol police to assess security upgrades at the US Capitol complex. Later that year, he was recruited by Delta Scientific to run their east coast operations and later promoted to VP of product support. Peter worked for Delta for 14 years. He is well known and respected in the security barrier industry. With Gibraltar, as V.P. of Products and Business Development, Peter is responsible for product development and assisting in market strategies and customer relations.
Michael Foley, COL, US Army (Retired)
Director of Government Business
Colonel (R) Foley joins Gibraltar having over 32 years High Security experience. His extensive background includes working with all departments of the DoD, DHS, State Department, CBP, FBOP, and NNSA.
Colonel Foley retired after a 31-year career in which he distinguished himself as a US Army Infantry Officer from June 1984 to October 2015. He served in Germany during the Cold War as an Infantry Rifle Platoon Leader, Mortar Platoon Leader and Support Platoon Leader. Colonel Foley fought in Desert Shield/Storm as a Bradley Company Commander, as part of the 24th Infantry Division. His Company destroyed elements on the Republican Guards after the largest and longest ground attack since World War II. He continued his service during Iraqi Freedom in 2003-2005. He was serving at US Forces Command in 2011 when he deployed to Kuwait to plan for the withdrawal from Iraq. In 2012 Colonel Foley again deployed to Afghanistan to strategically transition the US Army fighting forces to training and assist forces. In 2014 he concluded his service as Deputy Chief, Special Plans Working Group, J5, United States Central Command, MacDill Airforce Base, Florida.
He has worked on Security Projects with Missile Defense Agency, Air Force, Navy Nuclear sites, NASA, TVA, Veterans Administration, and US Army Corps of Engineers.