Val Romero, Co-owner (aka “King of BBQs”)
Mr. Romero is an industry veteran with over 23 years experience specializing in BBQ grills and fireplaces. Mr. Romero is the founder of Arizona Grill & Hearth, now enjoying its 12th year, and he is widely known as having the most BBQ grill experience in all of Southern Arizona.Affectionately known as the “King of BBQs”, Mr. Romero is an award winning BBQ Grill Master and is a prominent member, and officer, in several local, state and national Industry Associations.
Sarah Chaboya, Sales Associate
Ms. Chaboya is a bilingual graduate of the University of Arizona’s Retail Management Program. She has over seven years experience in retail sales and has garnered a loyal customer base due to her attention to detail and excellent customer service.In previous retail work experience,Ms. Chaboya led the Southwestern regional sales division.
Megan Romeo, Sales Associate
Ms. Romero has literally grown-up in the business. She has over 8 years experience working along side her father Val Romero. She is one of the most experienced and knowledgeable female experts in the grill and hearth industry in Arizona. Ms. Romero is also an award winning Griller – having won, and placed, in several of BBQ competitions!
Eddie McElhannon, Service Technician
Mr.McElhannon has been servicing and installing gas grills for over 12 years. Formerly with BBQs Galore, Mr. McElhannon has some of the most extensive technical experience with gas grills in Southern Arizona.
Jeff Weinstein, Service Technician, Certified Fireplace Installer
Another industry veteran, Mr. Weinstein has over 20 years experience servicing, installing and maintaining gas and wood fireplaces as well BBQ grills. There are few others in Southern Arizona with the breadth of knowledge and experience in the field as Mr. Weinstein.
Jeff Greinke, Controller
Mr. Greinke has over 20 years experience in finance, accounting and tax preparation. He is a highly sought after executive supporting small to mid-sized companies foster growth and financial prosperity. Mr. Greinke has worked with a broad range of business start-ups -specializing in all aspects of payroll, tax preparation, financial reporting, compliance and cost accounting.
Lorraine Yuhas, Accounting Manager
Ms. Yuhas has over 20 years experience working as a full charge bookkeeper specializing in financial reporting, tax preparation, accounts payable and audit. Ms. Yuhas has been employed in a wide range of accounting engagements including sales tax audits, accounts payable, financial software implementation and business start-ups.
Craig A. Norris, Co-owner (aka “Grill Father”)
Mr. Norris was a Founder and Chief Operating Officer of the Tucson-based government services provider Providence Service Corporation (NASDAQ: PRSC). Founded in 1997, Providence’s growth surpassed $1 Billion in sales during Mr. Norris’ 18-year tenure. Mr. Norris was responsible for Providence’s overall National operations, and leadership, of nearly 10,000 employees across 35 states. In May 2016, Mr. Norris joined with his friend Val Romero as co-owner of Arizona Grill & Hearth. There are few individuals in Arizona, like Mr. Norris, with the extensive operational, executive and financial experience to support the incredible Team assembled at Arizona Grill & Hearth.