Gabe serves as Vice President of Bennett-Bowen & Lighthouse (BBL) at their Los Angeles, CA headquarters and has been in the safety industry since 2011. He began his career in safety as the company’s Controller and has expanded his role beyond accounting and operations to strategic planning, sales management and supplier relations. Gabe draws on his prior experience as a financial analyst and Principal Accounting Officer at an investment company to help people find effective and efficient solutions to their safety needs through business analytics and data evaluation. He recognizes the importance of statistical data as well as real connections with people and understanding the workers’ needs with regard to their safety.
Gabe considers himself a life-long learner and has applied that attitude to the customers of BBL and the safety industry as a whole. He is constantly looking for ways to better communicate with end-users, provide training opportunities, and connect BBL’s customers with safety experts to provide the best information possible. Gabe stays in touch with trends in the industry that could affect worker safety and ensures BBL can meet the unique and constantly evolving safety needs of its customers.
Gabe has completed his Safety Equipment Expert (SEE) Blue Shield training and continues to participate in training classes with BBL’s key manufacturers and their representatives. He also serves as a Director on the Board of SafetyNetwork.me.
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