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Brian Zampell : President and CEO

Brian Zampell

President and CEO

(978) 499-5154

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As the third generation of Zampell men to lead the firm, Brian emulates the lessons set forth by his father and grandfather. Having worked his way up from a business intern during college, Brian settled into the role of managing operations for his family’s company in 2006, and now serves as its President and CEO. Having earned an MBA in entrepreneurship with a family business Focus and a degree in civil engineering with an environmental engineering focus, both from the University of Notre Dame, Brian is in a prime position to shepherd the firm throughout the next several decades. Together with his dad Jim, Brian fosters the family atmosphere at Zampell FM by leading by example.




James Zampell : Chairman of the Board

James Zampell

Chairman of the Board

(978) 499-5137

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Jim joined Zampell Refractories in 1976 and became president and CEO in 1981.  Jim now serves as Chairman of the Board.  As such, Jim holds an integral role in every aspect of the Zampell family of companies. Skilled at providing strategic oversight to all big picture issues, Jim is particularly involved in an advisory capacity with Zampell Facilities Management. A native of New England, Jim earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Merrimack College.




Garrett Seaverns : Division Manager

Garrett Seaverns

Division Manager

(978) 499-5198

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A life-long New England resident, Garrett advanced in the Zampell companies, working in every aspect of the business from construction and on-site management, through executive decision making and running the FM team. Now the division manager, Garrett is constantly seeking new opportunities to grow the business and spread the Zampell FM culture throughout New England. Garrett is focused on expanding a facilities management niche in their predominant industries of insurance, banking & finance, trust management, and healthcare. As a music education major at the University of New Hampshire, Garrett’s teaching and mentoring skills are paramount in growing business in a family oriented company.




Stephen J. Murphy, CPA : Chief Financial Officer

Stephen J. Murphy, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

(978) 499-5124

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As Zampell Companies’ CFO, Steve keeps all Zampell financial operations running smoothly, making sure each business line is profitable and offering strategic advice to make them stronger. With a background as a CPA, Steve uses his experience in auditing financial statements, tax planning, and budgeting to keep Zampell FM operating in the black. A graduate of UMass Lowell and Bentley University, Steve previously worked as an outside auditor at Tonneson and Co. C.P.A’s P.C. in Wakefield, Mass. He’s been with Zampell since 1992.




Jason Murray, SPHR, SHRM-SCP : Human Resources Manager

Jason Murray, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Human Resources Manager

(978) 499-5169

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No stranger to the facilities management industry, Jason Murray performed human resources activities for EMCOR Facilities Services (EFS) before he joined Zampell FM in 2004. There, he was responsible for benefits and 401K administration, assisted with recruitment and staffing needs, maintained all standard personnel functions, and served as a regional recruiter for the East Coast. Currently he oversees HR activities for all Zampell Companies, including benefits, recruitment, and personnel interaction. He received his bachelor’s degree in management science with a human resource option from Bridgewater State College.




Jason Heath : Safety Manager

Jason Heath

Safety Manager

(978) 499-5159

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With a degree in occupational safety from Keene State College, Jason is responsible for company-wide safety issues including environmental safety, hazardous materials management and handling, worker safety training, and equipment safety. He also manages the operations and maintenance of Zampell FM’s fleet of vehicles, making sure all ZFM employees feel secure when in a company truck. As a volunteer firefighter and first responder in the town of Essex, Mass. since 1986, Jason is critically aware of how innocent situations can spin out of control. With his health and emergency services training, Jason is a beacon of trust for Zampell FM employees and clients.