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  • Gary P. Stout, President

    StoutMr. Stout graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1977. After graduation, he was employed as a design engineer with the Amphibious Warfare Division at the Naval Coastal System Center (NCSC), located in Panama City, Florida. Having received the Engineer of the Year award in 1982, he was appointed to the position of supervisory mechanical engineer in charge of the Navy SEAL Research and Development Program. [NCSC played the lead role for the Navy in designing and testing of all Navy SEAL hardware, except weapons.] Mr. Stout supervised 125 engineers and technicians tasked with designing and testing various classified components. He earned a Presidential Meritorious Award for leading the team that developed an intense fleet readiness program for a classified mission.

    In 1987 Mr. Stout joined Ingram Enterprises, Inc. as vice president, responsible for technical submittals, correspondence and field operations for its commercial drywall operations. At that time the company had approximately 125 Ė 200 employees. In 1992 Mr. Stout became president of the company and remains actively involved in all aspects of its current operations.

    Committed equally to his industry and his community, Mr. Stout has served as president of the Florida Wall and Ceiling Contractors Association (1996), chairman of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Florida (2005 and 2010), Chairman of ABC of North Florida (1999, 2005 and 2008), Chairman of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Tallahassee (2003), and as a member of the Killearn United Methodist Church (KUMC) Building Committee (2005). He currently serves as a trustee for KUMC and for the ABC National Political Action Committee. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for Goodwill Industries of
    the Big Bend.

    Current Involvements and Affiliations

    • Chairman Associated Builders and Contractors of North Florida.
    • Florida Walls and Ceilings

    Past Involvements and Affiliations

    • Former State Chairman Associated Builders and Contractors of Florida.
    • Former Chairman Associated Builders and Contractors of North Florida
    • Former Chairman of Board of Directors for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Tallahassee
    • Former Board Member Killearn United Methodist Church Construction Committee
  • Yazdan (Yaz) Ghiaie, Vice President

    Yazdan (Yaz) GhiaieMr. Ghiaie has lived in Tallahassee since 1977, and is married with two children. Yaz graduated from Florida A & M Univeristy with a Bachelor of Science, in Architecture. With over 30 years of Architecture and Construction experience, Yaz has a vast knowledge of construction, speciallizing in metal stud framing and drywall. He joined the Ingram Enterprises team in 1987 as an Estimator and Project Manager. In 1993 Yaz was promoted to Vice President of the Corporation, responsible for overseeing all project operations.

  • Bryan Stout, Secretary Treasurer

    Bryan was born in Tallahassee, Florida were he lived until the age of 18. After graduating from Leon High School, he joined the United States Navy. Bryan's field of expertise in the USN was Network Engineering specializing in cryptology. After being stationed in Japan for 3 years, he left the Navy and joined the private sector continuing his field in Network Engineering. Bryan worked for two Intelligence agencies in DC, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and Defense Intelligence Agency. While at NGA he directly supported the Director of NGA, and lead the Video Teleconferencing Team in the efforts to support the war fighter. At DIA he was part of the Engineering team that designed and deployed the first Voice of Internet Protocol or VoIP collaboration system for the US Intelligence field. In 2007 Bryan rejoined the Ingram Enterprises team as the Safety Director and then Secretary Treasurer. Bryan now oversees all finances and helps oversee all projects.

    Bryan is Happily married with a daughter and a boy on the way.


    • United States Navy
    • University of Maryland University
    • Network Engineer Various Certifications
    • 10 hr OSHA
    • Fall Protection and Scaffolding
    • Certified First Responder
  • Rollen Thomas, Estimator

    Rollen was born in Quincy, Florida After graduating from the University of South Florida with a Bachelorís degree in Criminal Justice he entered the field of construction. Rollen started his career as a laborer with Gulf Coast Plastering & Drywall quickly learning the trade of finishing. He then moved his way up to an estimating role. Soon after he moved on to lead estimating for Cornerstone Lathing in St. Petersburg, Florida. In early 1996 Rollen joined the IEI family and today is a valuable part of the team bring more than 30+ years to the table. Rollen has been married for 30+ years of experience and has 2 children.

    "The project I am most proud to be associated with is the Ghazvini Center for Health Care Education. Having had a daughter who graduated from Nursing school, I am proud to have a part in the construction of this valuable educational facility that will help train many health care professionals."

    "It is a pleasure to work for an organization that strives so diligently to give itís clients the quality that they expect."

  • Kris Rayne, Office Manager

    Kris was born in South Florida were she lived up until relocating to Tallahassee in 2005. Upon relocating to Tallahassee, she worked for Mainline Information Systems as a Contracts Specialist. Before that Kris worked as an Office Manager for Malema Engineering Company for 13 years and previous to working for Malema, was in Banking for 10 years. Kris' formal Education comes from Florida Atlantic University, Business School. Kris joined the IEI team in Early 2009 and has quickly become a vauled member.

    Kris is married with two beautiful children.

  • Butch Howe, Field Supervisor

    Butch was born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida and has worked as a supervisor for Ingram Enterprises since 1994. Before working for Ingram Butch worked for other area contractors and graduated from Albany Jr College, followed by West GA college. Butch is a real hands on type of leader, which helps drive his projects in under budget and on time. He is a valuable team member, and always has the best interest at heart.

    "I am honored to work for a company that has a consistent reputation for being professional and honest."


    • 10 hour OSHA
    • Fall Protection and Scaffolding
    • Forklift Safety for Construction
    • First Responder

    Projects Most Proud of:

    • Department of Education Building in Gainesville
    • Life Science Building at FSU
    • School of Journalism at FAMU
  • Bryant Hill, Field Supervisor

    Bryant was born in Canten Ohio and graduated from Lake High School in Hartville Ohio. Before joining Ingram Enterprises in 2001, Bryant gained many years of experience in a vast variety of jobs. He has worked for Clyde Beatty Cole Brothers Circus, Compass/Falcon Trucking Co., T&A Construction and many more. Bryant has quickly shown that he is an up and coming Supervisor. With more than 11 years of experience and has already lead teams completing million dollar projects. Bryant also helps out in the community as a Volunteer Fire Fighter and a coach supporting his boys activities. He is Married with 2 children and a die hard FSU fan.

    "The project that I am most proud of is FSU Life Science. I learned a great deal from this job and enjoyed working with such experienced people."


    • 10 hour OSHA
    • Fall Protection and Scaffolding
    • Forklift Safety for Construction
    • Powder Actuated Tools
    • CPR
    • First Responder

    Projects Completed:

    • FSU College of Medicine
    • FSU College of Education
    • FSU Life Science
    • Ring Power Office
    • Farmers and Merchants Bank
  • Theron Miller, Field Supervisor

    Theron was born and raised in Cairo, GA. and has worked with Ingram Enterprises since 1994.During his time with the firm he has completed many projects and been a valued member of the team. Theron has traveled through out the state completing projects on time and under budget. Some of his most notable projects include FSU/FAMU Challenger Learning Center, which IEI earned ABC's prestigious Specialty Project of the Year award and was featured in Walls and Ceilings; FSU College of Medicine Phases 1 & 2 with a value in excess of $2.7M. Most recent was FAMU Developmental Reasearch School. In addition to his value at Ingram Enterprises, Mr. Miller is a valued in the community where he is a volunteer fire fighter for a very long time.


    • 10 hour OSHA
    • Fall Protection and Scaffolding
    • Forklift Safety for Construction Trainer
    • Powder Actuated Tool
    • CPR
    • First Responder
  • Rick Williamson, Project Supervisor

    Rick was born and raised in Tallahassee, Florida. and has worked with Ingram Enterprises since 1992. During this time he has contributed to more than 40 projects and has played an important role in their success. In 2005 Rick was promoted to Project Superitendent and has used his extensive knowledge to better himself and the company.

    "The project that I have been a part of which sticks out the most in my mind, is FSU School of Medicine Phases 1 & 2."


    • 10 hour OSHA
    • Fall Protection and Scaffolding
    • Forklift Safety for Construction

    Projects Completed:

    • FSU School of Medicine Phase 1 & 2
    • Bixler Center at TMH
    • Womenís Pavilion at TMH
    • Tallahassee Center (Game Day)
    • Middle School "CC"
    • Thomasville Road Baptist Chuch
    • FSU Doak-Campbell Stadium
    • Tallahassee Southwood Complex Buildings.