Meet Our Team

Tommy Twardowski  - Houston Installation Services Project Manager

Tommy Twardowski

Chief Executive Officer

Tommy began his career in 1981 with Houston Installation Services. Starting as a furniture installer, he developed a passion for the process of installation and learned to install all major manufacturers’ lines.

Through his experience, Tommy has developed great working relationships with customers, helping to make their office relocations, installations, service work, etc. a seamless experience.


 

Debbie Harbison - Houston Installation Services Team Member

Debbie Harbison

Chief Operating Officer

Debbie started her career in 2002 with Houston Installation Services as the Office Manager. She has progressed through a variety of responsibilities including safety, insurance, payroll, and personnel.  She successfully manages some of the top customers of HIS and is the go-to person to get a task done.

Debbie is responsible for implementing and upgrading any administrative software products, helping with the internal flow of the business. Debbie maintains the operations of the company, as well as continuing to grow the personnel side of the business.  


 

Joanne Cerda - Houston Installation Services Team Member

Joanne St. Martin Cerda

Chief Financial Officer

Joanne has worked for Houston Installation Services since 2006 serving all company financial positions.  She has a knowledge of finance experience in the fields of construction, hospitality, and tax law.

Joanne works the financial side, as well as Customer Service Manager.  Joanne has been successful in dealing with some of the more high-end customers and projects, helping to create the great customer relationships HIS is known for.

 

Juan Cerda  - Houston Installation Services Project Manager

Juan Cerda

Training and Development Manager

In 2001, Juan started at HIS as a furniture installation supervisor and quickly became a lead project supervisor.  In 2014, he was promoted to Project Manager.  Throughout his career at HIS, he has interacted with the crew and has instilled a great work ethic and process as well as interacting with customers providing them with the utmost customer service satisfaction.

In 2019, Juan has created a new department of HIS as Training and Development Manager.  Juan will oversee keeping the crew up to date on the installation process for new product lines, as well as continued practices of safety, and work processes.


 

Art Alba - Houston Installation Services Warehouse Manager

Art Alba

Warehouse Manager

Art began his career in furniture installation in 1996. He was trained as a furniture installer, then was promoted to crew leader. For the next 14 years, Art was employed at a furniture dealership where he became a supervisor and ultimately, was promoted to warehouse and operations manager. 

In 2016, Art joined the HIS team as a supervisor but was promoted to warehouse manager when the opportunity arose. Art manages inventory, shipping and receiving, and our warehousemen and always working daily to improve and upgrade process and procedures, and communication with our field crews.

Houston Installation Services - Victor De Leon

Victor De Leon

Quoting and Scheduling Manager

Victor began his career in the office furniture business in 1998 here at HIS.

With hard work, Victor quickly achieved his goal of becoming a Field Supervisor. He began working on small jobs and moving, performing custom work where needed, and then he promoted to supervising multi-floor projects. 

 Victor manages the quoting and scheduling department.


 

Joseph De Leon

Joseph De Leon

Project Manager

Joseph began his career in office furniture installation with Houston Installation Services in 1997 as an assistant mover. Joseph excelled as an assistant, quickly became a furniture installer, and shortly after became a field supervisor running some of the smaller routes. Joseph was then able to start supervising larger, full projects such as multi-floor projects. In 2004, Joseph explored different opportunities and went to work for a commercial furniture dealer as an installation supervisor. While employed with that company for 16 years, he went through several positions including service tech project manager and warehouse manager. In 2019, he decided to bring his 22 years' of office furniture installation experience back to HIS where he has taken on the role of a project manager.

Ruben De La Fuente

Ruben De La Fuente

Project Manager

Ruben began his career in 1995 as a field crew member and was quickly promoted to
Supervisor. In his role as Supervisor, Ruben fostered an environment of teamwork and provided day-to-day communication with the project team to ensure jobs remain on schedule and within budget. From supervising a 20-man crew installing 600 stations to being at the VA for 8 years daily working reconfiguration, installation, and inventory for their entire facility. A team player, Ruben was promoted to Project Manager and holds an excellent track record for ensuring all jobs are managed with a professional attitude and the customer is always left with a great feeling that HIS delivered on time.

Margaret Tollefson with Houston Installation Services

Margaret Tollefson

Administrative Assistant

Margaret joined HIS in 2014 after a career as a Sales Assistant for various steel companies. She handles Invoicing and Accounts Payable for the company.

Kathy Fitzgerald - Houston Installation Services Team Member

Kathy Fitzgerald Martin

Project Coordinator

After a 26 year career as an administrative assistant and sales manager, Kathy joined the HIS team in 2015. She brings a wealth of customer service knowledge and knows how to keep a customer’s job running smoothly from beginning to end.


 

Kristina Stanley HIS

Kristina Stanley

Project Coordinator

Kristina comes to us from the hospitality industry, where she has spent her career serving clients' needs while managing a staff of more than 50 employees. It is this unique experience that makes her a great asset to the team and our clients. She can be met with a warm smile and a genuine desire to meet clients and the community's needs.