Our Team

Patrick Tovey, Chief Executive Officer
As the CEO of Carey's, Patrick is responsible for overseeing all facets of the business.  Patrick has a proven executive management track record and over 20 years of experience managing; sales growth, financial planning, product innovation, & long term strategic planning.  

In his previous role with Carey's, Patrick served as Chief Financial Officer.  Patrick was responsible for handling the financial management of Carey's including contracting, scheduling, risk management, and legal matters.  

Patrick holds a bachelor's degree in business management from Saint Xavier University, a master's degree in finance from Governors State University, and a master's degree in liberal arts from the University of Chicago.

Brian Wright, Vice President of Sales & Marketing
As Sales Manager, Brian is responsible for marketing, estimating, and assembling bid documents for all projects. Brian is the primary contact for all new and ongoing projects. Brian holds his BA from North Central College.

Sam Pappas, Vice President of Project Management & Construction Services
As Project Manager, Sam is responsible for scheduling construction of the ventilation systems and overseeing all aspects of the project throughout construction. Sam coordinates with subcontractors, general contractors, and owners to schedule equipment delivery, installation, and start-up.

Kristofer Williams, Vice President of Engineering & Technical Services
As Project Engineer, Kris is responsible for designing all systems, writing specifications, compiling submittals, and providing technical oversight through the design phase as well as throughout construction. He coordinates with owners, architects, and engineers to design the layout of the range ventilation systems. Kris holds his BS from the University of Illinois.

Nolan McNicholas, Controls Engineer

As Controls Engineer, Nolan works with the controls team to coordinate the design and building of control panels as well as taking service calls to troubleshoot any problems an active range could have.  Nolan holds his BS from the University of Illinois.

Paul Lencioni, Project Engineer/Project Manager

As part of the project management and design teams,  Paul coordinates with contractors, architects, and owners.   He also assists with project design and plan preparation.  Paul holds BA from Valparaiso University, and a Masters of Architecture degree from The University of Illinois Chicago, and is a LEED certified professional.   

Denise Vander Wall, Direct Assistant to CEO
As Direct Assistant to CEO, Denise helps prepare essential equipment, shipping, and financial documents for all projects.  She also attended Fox Business College.   

Bill Jasper, Production Manager As Production Manager, Bill is responsible for all warehouse operations including importing and exporting equipment. Bill manufactures all of Carey’s custom radial diffusers and plenums.


Carey’s Small Arms Range Ventilation has been developing, designing and installing successful Indoor Range projects since 1995. Carey's has specialized their designs in the control of contaminants created by indoor ranges and is currently known as a National leader in the field. Carey's has worked with the United States Navy to develop the current range ventilation standards as described in the Unified Facilities Criteria. Carey’s wrote the ventilation standards for the GSA, edited the standards for the United States Air Force as published in the ETL, and has been a consultant for the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (Department of Homeland Security) and FBI.

Carey's Small Arms Range Ventilation has completed hundreds of indoor range ventilation systems at facilities that have met all of the required standards, including projects for:

  • US Navy

  • US Air Force

  • US Marshals

  • US Army

  • Police Departments

  • Universities

  • Private Ranges

  • Commercial Ranges

  • Gun Manufacturers