Meet our Team

S. Richard Hagins

CEO

S. Rich Hagins, CEO, US&S, Inc. | Facility Services & Support | Maintenance Experts After serving his country for 23 years as a U.S. Naval Officer and retiring in 2000 with the rank of Commander, Richard Hagins followed his entrepreneurial spirit and grandfather's passion for service when founding Universal Supplies & Services, Inc., now US&S, Inc., in 2003. The company started with an initial $25,000 investment and 2 unpaid employees and has grown to a $20 million company with over 80 employees under Hagins' leadership.

Since settling in Greenville, South Carolina, in 1996, Hagins has become an integral part of his adopted home through the work of his company and commitment to service. He has previously held numerous community affiliated positions ranging from Treasurer of the South Carolina State Port Authorities (SCSPA) to the Programs Committee Chair for the Greenville Metro YMCA Board. Most recently, he was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Greater Greenville Chamber of Commerce, Board Member of the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) and Chairman of the Board for the Blood Connection.

Hagins received a BS from Savannah State College in Electronic Engineering Technology and his MA from Webster University in Business Management. He recently completed the Executive Education Program at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.

Corporate Management Team

Euleta Alston

President

Euleta Alston, President, US&S, Inc. | Facility Services & Support | Maintenance ExpertsEuleta Alston is responsible for all business development affairs for US&S, primarily overseeing the company's marketing communication program, proposal and new business development, corporate certifications and affiliations, community outreach program, and assisting with strategic planning initiatives. Euleta joined the organization in 2009 as a Procurement Specialist and has transitioned into a marketing and leadership role over the past 4 years, truly becoming a valued member of the team. Prior to joining US&S, Euleta specialized in sales and marketing as a pharmaceutical representative for Pfizer, Inc. where she received one of the most prestigious awards within the organization for exemplary sales performance. Euleta holds a Bachelor's degree from the University of South Carolina and is currently in pursuit of her Master's degree in Business from Clemson University all while remaining very active in the local community. She is a graduate of Leadership Greenville Class 37 and Connections: Women Leaders of the Upstate through Furman University.

 

Erica Rhodes, MBA

Corporate Controller

Erica Rhodes, MBA, Corporate Controller | Facility Services & Support | Maintenance ExpertsErica Rhodes is responsible for the accounting operations of the company, to include the production of financial reports, maintenance of adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets to mitigate risk. Joining the US&S, Inc. team in 2018, She provides ongoing assessments and consultation to management, regarding fiscal matters, benefit program execution, regulatory compliance and risk management. Rhodes is a Master of Business Administration and Accounting graduate of Johnson and Wales University, and is presently a Doctoral Candidate at North Central University where she is currently obtaining her Doctorate of Business Administration in Advanced Accounting. The Certified Tax Professional also received her Bachelors of Science from Johnson and Wales University graduating Suma Cum Laude. Her career serving both private businesses and public institutions has given her robust experience. This experience ranges from financial account management to accounting education, and tax specialization.

 

Denise Scotti-Smith

Director of Human Resources

With more than 20 years of leadership and human resources experience, Denise Scotti-Smith is responsible for all corporate human resources functions, including, but not limited to, employment law and regulatory compliance, organizational policy development, recruitment and retention efforts, management development and leadership coaching. Prior to joining US&S, Denise gained a wide breadth of experience ranging from front-line management to director-level positions in both operations and employee development in non-profit and for-profit businesses. She possesses a Professional of Human Resources Certificate (PHR), Human Resource Management, and Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Certified Practitioner (SHRM-CP) certifications.  She is also a Certified Leadership & Executive Coach and has been a featured human resource expert author in numerous publications. Denise has a B.S. in Human Services with a concentration in Program Planning and Development from Cornell University and a 

Peter Luciano

Director of Operations

Peter Luciano leads the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control, and completion of the company's project and long-term contract portfolio. Peter is especially skilled in building and optimizing organizational processes, measurement systems, and personnel to maximize results in demanding environments with a deep appreciation for strategic planning and lean principles. Prior to joining US&S, Peter served as a Naval Aviator with safety, quality assurance, and instructor program leadership roles.  Transitioning to the construction industry, with purchasing and scheduling expertise, combined with plans management and permitting, he became the Operations Manager for KB Home Orlando. After moving to Greenville, South Carolina in 2007, he broadened his skill set and further developed his knowledge of project management and business development in commercial construction and mechanical systems services. Peter has a Mechanical Engineering degree from Purdue University and a Clemson MBA. Peter is truly an asset to the team.



 

OUR HOME OFFICE STAFF


Ryan Henderson

Janitorial Operations Manager
Sara Breazeale, HR Manager, US&S, Inc. | Facility Services & Support | Maintenance Experts

Sara Breazeale

HR Manager
Shontel Babb, Regional Sales Manager, US&S, Inc. | Facility Services & Support | Maintenance Experts

Shontel Babb

Regional Sales Manager
Carla Goodson, Senior Accountant, US&S, Inc. | Facility Services & Support | Maintenance Experts

Carla Goodson

Senior Accountant
Steve Wiggin, Accountant, US&S, Inc. | Facility Services & Support | Maintenance Experts

Steve Wiggin

Accountant
Dennis Merchoff, Project Administrator & Safety Coordinator, US&S, Inc. | Facility Services & Support | Maintenance Experts

Dennis Merchoff

Project Adminstrator & Safety Coordinator
Jennifer Fuller, Project Administrator, US&S, Inc. | Facility Services & Support | Maintenance Experts

Jennifer Fuller

Project Administrator
 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 



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