Meet our Florida Team
“Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”
― George Bernard Shaw
BRIAN HOGAN – VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS
Brian, a native of New Jersey who currently resides in Florida, graduated from Florida Atlantic University (FAU) with a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing/Advertising. Brian has worked in the facilities management industry for over 13 years and is currently serving as CSI’s Vice President of Operations, overseeing operations in the Southeast and Midwest. Continued focus on innovation and environmentally friendly practices is of the utmost importance to Brian. He enjoys travelling with his wife and sons, especially to Hawaii, where he lived back in 2004. Brian’s other interests include photography, golfing, watching hockey, and picking for antiques and other treasures.
JACQUELINE VALDES - REGIONAL OPERATIONS MANAGER
Jacqueline is a native Floridian, born and raised in sunny South Florida. She started her career in the Facility Services Industry at the early age of 19, over 25 years ago. During this time Jacqueline has held every position, starting as a night cleaner and working her way up to her current role as Regional Operations Manager with CSI International, Inc. She was recruited by CSI back in 2010 as a Site Supervisor, and now oversees 30 plus sites in Miami-Dade and Broward County. Jacqueline is an off-road enthusiast and enjoys spending time with her family and saltwater fishing.
CESAR ALAVA- REGIONAL DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS (Midwest/North Florida)
Native from Ecuador (South America) and moved to US – Ohio in 2003, Cesar studied Industrial Engineering in Ecuador and Business Management at Columbus State Community College in Ohio. Cesar has extensive experience in Business Operations, developing new ideas and strategies to improve productivity and quality of service. Worked as Operations Supervisor in logistics environment for 8 years, Cesar began working with CSI International in the facility management industry in 2013 with successful results. Initially hired as Site Manager, then Area Operations Manager, and eventually Regional Manager Overseeing the Midwest Region (based in Ohio). In 2017 Cesar began his current position in Florida as Regional Director of Operations for the Midwest and North Florida (based in Jacksonville). Cesar is always focused on utilizing innovative advancements for a better operations. God, his family and his job are Cesar’s priorities. He also likes to travel, loves soccer and enjoys reading.
RIC GUZMAN – REGIONAL OPERATIONS MANAGER
As a new member of the CSI International management team, Ric Guzman joins the CSI International, Inc. family with numerous years of industry experience. Starting off as Account Manager, executive management very quickly noticed both Ric’s business and industry acumen, and he earned his way into roles as Area, District, Regional and Branch Manager for the South Florida market. He comes with a diverse portfolio of facilities management experience and related clients to include both Medical Equipment and Pharmaceutical Manufacturers, Class A multi-tenant high rise buildings, Call centers, Hi-Tech Assembly plants, Distribution centers, etc. In regional leadership roles, Ric has previously managed and successfully overseen multimillion dollar annual budgets with well over 400 hourly employees. In his current role as Regional Operations Manager at CSI International, Inc., Ric oversees account operations in Palm Beach and Broward counties. Ric holds a B.S. from St. Johns University.