Why TL Services
We pride ourselves as a premier Prime and Specialty contractor for the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Federal Government business sector. TLS is located centrally in the United States in Van Buren, Arkansas, as well as in Ruskin, Florida, to better serve our government customers. We have an exceptional team of employees that work closely together to provide the best services possible to all our customers.
Welcome to TLS
TLS, established in 1992, is one of the largest Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) contractors in the United States. We pride ourselves as a premier Prime and Specialty contractor for the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Federal Government business sector. TLS is located centrally in the United States in Van Buren, Arkansas, as well as in Ruskin, Florida, to better serve our government customers. TLS specializes in federal government contracting, medical/healthcare facilities, energy conservation services, mechanical retrofits, electrical retrofits, low voltage controls and general industrial/commercial retrofit projects up to $20 million.
We carry a history of successfully completing, extremely difficult and fast pace contracts with the most demanding owners. With the vast experience and size of TLS we have the ability to provide an array of services in keeping with today’s ever changing markets. With a $40 million bonding capacity, TLS has been successful in design build projects along with negotiated and competitive bid projects totaling more than $200 million, while still maintaining a small business attitude.
In the past 24 years of business TLS has performed contracts all across the United States and overseas. We’ve built strong relationships within our industry, with some of the world’s largest owners. With every project, we strive to create a growing personal and professional relationship with our clients. Our biggest competitive edge is our ability to build lasting relationships and the knowledge that every project will be fully supported even after completion.
Team / Departments
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Kelsey Allen, Leman Anderson, Tom Anderson, Nola Bowers, Matt Cooper, Scott Cunningham, Tammy Duke, Natalie Durant, Pete Gauger, Kathleen Hanson, Terry Hendrix, DeWayne Hester, Jennifer Looper, Trinity Mattox, Wes May, Rebecca Plumbtree, Andy Poundres, Katie Schubert, Deborah Sharp, John Sides, Eric Taylor, Ron Thompson, John Tretbar, Gail Watkins.
Max Avelar, Oscar Avelar, Pablo Barron, Adam Cochran, Ignacio Flores, Daryl Gardner, George Gutierrez, Madecadel, Roberto Herrera, Aaron James, Hernan Jimenez, Jacob Jones, Arthur Lopez, Hugo Lopez, Martin Mohr, Rueben Melendez, Jesus Nevarez, Carlos Santos , Jose Santos, Tim Slack, John Stone, Mauricio Torres, Gabriel Valdez, Joe Weaver, Daniel Yanez, Emmanuel Yanez, Mario Zavala.
Other Staff: (Various Locations)
Felipe Barron, John Barker, JL Ebey, John Johnson, Stephen Kleist, Deborah McElveen, Kenneth Rockett, Stephon Sampson, Louis Shephard, Albert Shinder, D’Angelo Stanley, Ken Swenson, Jeremy Tevis, DeWayne VanAsselberg, Sheron Walker,Jessica Welch, Richard Wiley, Patrick Williamson, Kyla Wilson.
- Nicholas Looper – President-TLS
- Milton Heather – Operations Director
- Jennifer Looper – Executive Assistant/FSO
- Julia Pringle – Project Manager
- Steve Stanford-Applications Engineer
- Akshay Nirbhya-Applications Engineer
- Rob Hester-National Sales Manager
- Dan Powel – Sales Manager
- Jason Lolley-Scheduler
- Tina Ilano-Safety Coordinator
- Johnny Renfroe – Construction Purchasing Manager
- Allen Senise -Electrician
- Sean Aviles – Controls Technician
- Erich Holmquist-Project Administrator
- Ryan Pongonis-Technician Trainee
- Kevin Martin – Technician
- Ken Swenson – Project Manager – LA
- Terry Young – Foreman – LA