Our Team

jac_jimJames A.Croson  
Chairman of the Board   

Jim founded J.A. Croson in 1959 in Columbus, Ohio, he built the company into one of the largest plumbing and HVAC contractors in the Midwest. A Florida division was established in 1979 and developed into the current company, which has since expanded into Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. Jim is still active in estimating, and day-to-day operations.

Jim is on the Board of Directors of the Associated General Contractors of America; Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. and Florida Choice Bank.

Contact: jacroson@jacroson.com


jac_daveDavid Croson
Chief Executive Officer

Dave is responsible for the company’s overall strategic direction, the growth and development of the business, and is proactive in the development of JA Croson’s leadership team.

David is a graduate of Purdue University, holds a Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering, and is a licensed professional engineer with over 30 years of experience in the construction industry. Dave has been the team leader on many of JA Croson’s projects over the years, ranging from the 750 room Wyndham Hotel in Orlando, to overseeing the in house engineering and implementation of the plumbing scope for the 2000 plus unit project for Disney’s Art of Animation.

Dave brings unique managerial and engineering skills to any project, as well as an insistence for providing the engineering and financial value to our customers they have come to expect from us.

Contact: dcroson@jacroson.com

jac_paulPaul Croson


Paul oversees the Estimating Department, and takes an active role in the most demanding projects. Paul is responsible for the overall operations of the company including safety, quality control, productivity, and resourcing.

Paul’s 20 plus years of hands on field experience and project supervision as well as his through knowledge of not only the plumbing field but the construction industry as a whole make him uniquely qualified for his current position where he has been instrumental in both JA Croson’s ongoing success and sterling reputation.

Contact: pcroson@jacroson.com


takiTaki Spinos
Vice President

Taki joined JA Croson in 1984. In his 29 years with the company Taki has acquired a wide range of skill sets, ranging from hands on field experience, including project management and supervision,to plumbing design evaluation and value engineering for individual projects.

Taki’s insistence on quality control, along with manpower allocation and logistics efficiencies, have made him an integral part JA Croson’s reputation and success.

Contact: taki@jacroson.com

joeharvardJoseph Harvard

Chief Financial Officer

Joe became Chief Financial Officer of JA Croson in 2009. Joe is responsible for the financial integrity of the company, and has played a key role in developing and managing the company’s Financial, Accounting, Human Resources, and Safety and Loss Control Departments, as well as implementing cash flow management, and financial modeling and forecasting.

Joe is a graduate of Transylvania University, and has an MBA from the University of Kentucky. He has over 25 years of accounting and management experience, with the last 20 years being spent in the plumbing industry. Contact: jharvard@jacroson.com


bobbyBobby Hedrick
HVAC Division Manager

Bobby is a graduate of Auburn University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Building Construction. He has 28 years of professional experience as a Mechanical Contractor, including 13 years with J.A. Croson, where he established and developed the HVAC  Division for the company. Bobby’s insistence on quality control, on site material management and strict supervisory oversight, along with his penchant for value engineering, have contributed greatly to our company’s sterling reputation in the HVAC field. Contact: bhedrick@jacroson.com