Management Team

About Us

AAdvantage Laundry Systems, Inc. founded in 1996 is one of the largest volume distributors in the world, generating over 30 million in revenue annually.

We offer turn-key solutions which include design and layout services, financing or leasing options, full service and installation technicians, construction consultation, business projections, site location demographics, and evaluation of green-friendly alternatives to reduce energy consumption and reduce operating expenses.

AAdvantage Laundry Systems is part of  EVI Industries. EVI is a distributor of commercial laundry and dry cleaning equipment, industrial boilers, and related parts, supplies, and technical services. AAdvantage Laundry Systems strives to partner with customers in the market through volume purchasing and discount.

Meet the Team


Ryan Smith


Ryan joined AAdvantage Laundry Systems as an installation technician in a part-time role while attending college. He transitioned into a sales/branch manager position, when he opened the first AAdvantage Laundry Systems branch office in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Ryan spent 8 years in Tulsa before joining a global consulting firm as an Assistant Vice President in Raleigh, NC. In February 2010, Ryan rejoined AAdvantage as the Vice President and now holds the role of President.  Ryan has been an integral part of not only AAdvantage's sales and revenue growth but also it's geographical footprint.

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Gregg Sumrow

Vice President

As an actively licensed CPA in the state of Texas and over 20 years of experience as a chief financial officer and controller for $10M-$85M, multi-entity, multi-facility companies encompassing manufacturing, warehouse, distribution, and service environments, Gregg brings a diversified knowledge and broad range of past responsibilities to AAdvantage Laundry Systems as the company’s chief operations officer (COO).  In his roll, he is responsible for all financial functions, upstream reporting to the company’s publicly traded parent, EVI, and operations processes to include human resources, information technology, warehouse and inventory management, and required support.


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Daniel Kramer

Sales Manager - OK,AR

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Dan Turk

Sales Manager - West TX


David Trotter

Sales Manager - Central TX

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Jason Napier

Sales Manager - NC,SC,VA


Janis Zimmerman

Sales Manager - Industrial

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Jerry Lewis

Sales Manager - Multi-Housing

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Marcela Veloz

Sales Enablement Director


Richie Lamb

Sales Manager - East TX, LA


Russell Williams

Sales Manager - Multi-Housing


Shawn Allen

Sales Manager - Government


Denise Fowler

Human Resources Director 

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Meredith Weigelt

Marketing Director


Jan Aoun

Accounting Clerk


Scharteese Gardner

Accounting Clerk


Norma Lopez

Accounting Clerk

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Eddie Owens

Install Manager


Jeff Walden

Service Manager

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Scott Frankum

Parts Manager


Armando Moncada

Parts Specialist

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Jozue Patricio

Parts Specialist

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Krystal Kinser


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Matthew Jackson

Logistics Coordinator

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Travis Varnell


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Tonya Crane