Having over 30 years of experience as a manager of finance and collections for several large visual communication and information technology companies, Jeff Stavro brings an extensive skill set to FS. Upon receiving his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Marketing from Arizona State University, Jeff was brought aboard the team at the iconic American toy manufacturer, Mattel, as a chief credit analyst where he drafted models of credit information that predicted trends and patters, monitored corporate portfolio asset quality and created projection reports based on thorough ratio, trend and cash flow analyses.
After his time with Mattel, Jeff spearheaded the management and analysis of credit at Merisel, Inc.—a computer software licensing company in El Segundo, California. In the fall of 1995, Jeff began a 20 year tenure at Toshiba, where he continued to leverage his keen understanding of credit and finance as a Credit Manager and as an inter-department liaison, providing leadership and galvanizing continuous business improvements across all operational disciplines. Today, Jeff proudly serves with the FS team as the Director of Operations at Favilli Studio.
Tina Gu, a native of Beijing China, received her Bachelor of Architecture from the Beijing Polytechnic University and worked in one of top 5 Chinese design institutes for 4 years as an architectural designer. She moved to the United States in 2002 to continue her architectural studies and attended the University of Arizona where she was an active student member of the AIA, winning a coveted design award in 2002. Tina received her Master’s of Architecture degree in 2003.
Early in Tina’s career, she worked as an associate architect and project lead on notable projects such as the California Latino Museum, the Pacific Amphitheater, the Georgia Aquarium and the LA Live Luxury Hotel and Conference Center. Realizing she had an affinity for hospitality and entertainment projects, Tina began to focus in that sector with projects that involve theme park planning and design, hospitality real estate development and residential commercial mix-use projects. Nurturing her interest in the industry, Tina joined the FS team in 2014 as a concept architect where she applies her talents to many facets of the projects from planning to design.
With over 25 years of experience and a record of accomplishments in the field of surveying in topographic survey, boundary surveying staking and civil engineering including commercial, residential and industrial project, Serge Tavour brings a wide variety of talents to FS. He is hands-on professional and results-oriented individual whose extensive work experience and thorough knowledge of computer software programs such as AutoCad, Civil 3D, Autodesk Land Desktop and MicroStation. Serge’s major strengths are his proficiency and his strong ability to follow and comply in all regulated environment and codes.
Prior to FS, Serge held many positions as Senior CAD Operator. His multilayered skills in surveying, topographic surveying, boundary surveying, staking, project design, street and railroad track improvement plans is a diverse set of skills. His extensive experience also includes consulting on variety of projects such as traffic improvement, railroad track improvement, Gold course projects, commercial, residential, and industrial precise and rough grading plans.