Our Team – Ft. Lauderdale

Gabriel Puerto heads up our team in Ft. Lauderdale

Gabriel Puerto, Managing Partner
Mobile No: 305.753.3810
Gabriel’s career began in the foodservice industry as a Foodservice Design Consultant. He has years of experience in both design and operational concepts. Gabe joined F.E.R. in 1987 and became a partner in 1999. He is a recipient of the Richard Zimmer Award (1999), the Paul Lovejoy Award (1999) and The 2002 Frymaster/Dean Sales Representative of the Year.
Carolina Porta, Administrative Assistant
Carolina has 10 years experience in the foodservice industry and joined the Food Equipment Representatives in 2002. She provides secretarial and clerical support including office workflow, coordinates service inquiries, appointments, correspondence, data compilation and travel arrangements.
Tom Dickie, Partner
Mobile No: 954.648.2510
Tom joined FER in 1999 and became a partner the same year. He came to Food Equipment Representatives with over 25 years of experience with sales and service representing a major manufacturer of smallwares and conveyor ovens.
Dan Wood, Senior Sales Associate
Mobile No: 305.905.1317
Dan joined FER in 1997. He has a BFA Degree in Art and has over 22 years of experience as a Foodservice Design Consultant. Dan resides in Coral Gables and is responsible for South and South West Florida.
Martha Lozano, Sales Coordinator-Office Manager
Mobile No: 800-226-8389
Martha joined FER in 2000. She has 10 years of experience in the Food Service industry with background knowledge in sales and customer service. Martha handles sales inquires, quotations, order entry and is responsible for accounts payables
Barbara Hacker, Sales Administrator-Customer Service
Barbara joined FER in 2001. She had been with a major dealer in the Tampa area since 1993 and relocated to the Ft. Lauderdale area. Barbara processes sales, quotes and co-ordinates between end-users, dealers, factories and FER’s staff.
Bill Peters, Sales Associate
Mobile No: 561.315.7034
Bill joined FER in 2010. He has over 17 years of experience as a manufacturers’ representative in Florida. Bill resides in Jupiter and is responsible for East Florida.
Jerry Reyes Jr, Sales Associate
Mobile No: 615.479.7684
Jerry Reyes Jr has worked in the food/hospitality industry for over seven years with F.W.E. He relocated from the suburb of Nashville for a new and exciting opportunity with F.E.R. Jerry brings an abundance of product knowledge and an understanding of how stainless steel equipment is built. He has also acquired great sales and trade show experience. In addition, Jerry can speak both English and Spanish.
Hilary Del Aguila, Marketing Director
Mobile No: 954.587.9347
Hilary Del Aguila has three years of experience in Marketing, social media, and sales. She has graduated from Fairfield University (Connecticut) with a bachelors in Business Management. Hilary is currently pursuing a Masters in International Business at the University of Miami. Some of her responsibilities are taking over FER’s social media outlets, increasing brand exposure, and design of ads and newsletters.