Christopher Russo joined Empire Office in 2021 as VP, Operations. With more than 25 years of experience, Chris began his career as a Service Technician, working his way up to Install Foreman and Estimator, then eventually moving into a management role as Vice President of Operations. As a key member of the Empire management team, Chris oversees the day-to-day operations of projects including the delivery and installation of product and the coordination with warehouse facilities teams, on-site building management companies and union workers, as needed. He works closely with the Local Union Trades to maintain job harmony and establishes best practices for operational efficiencies and job site safety overall. Chris works with the sales, design and project management teams to finalize design specs, estimate budgets, execute projects and staff sub-contractors where required across the country.